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      11-26-2012, 09:49 AM   #34
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Bad luck mate, but all cosmetic / non structural parts.

That list of parts is outrageous, just goes to show show accident repairs is a money-go-round of firms shafting insurers, just means we all pay in the end.

With all their scaremongering about 'safety' and 'ooh what about the children' when really that knock is just superficial / cosmetic (seen from parts list)

Probably under a grand from a good, honest repairers who will repair with skill rather than replace through lazyness (but a dealers has big overheads, so for them there's much more profit on parts than labour)

'partial renewal of C pillar' is because the rear quarter is seamless onto the c-pillar / roof, so they'll have to cut and weld the new quarter in. Again, no worries safety wise as there is no structural strength in exterior body panels, they are only cosmetic.

Re the darklines, they're a modification, so most insurers won't pay for that, you'll get a standard one unless you argue the toss (provided you declared it )
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Last edited by doughboy; 11-26-2012 at 09:56 AM.