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Re: Pure scum

Postby Invisiblename » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:29 pm

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Re: Pure scum

Postby HammyUK » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:46 pm

One of the reasons my house has CCTV and the car has covert cameras inside!
You can buy a version of the dashcams for Taxi use that has front/rear and an internal.
Touch a button and it takes a snapshot too.
Also you can put it in 'parking mode" where it will cover your vehicle for exactly this sort of thing.
Quite a few vids around where they have driven off but their plate is in full view and they've been prosecuted.
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Re: Pure scum

Postby OneTwenty » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:14 pm

MEGAginge wrote:
OneTwenty wrote:Very annoying!!

You may find it was an old person that had no idea they had done it though as well, seen that quite often with the oldies!!

If it's any consolation, when a woman reversed into my old 120d, BMW did an amazing job taking the bumper off, fixing it and spraying it all up to perfectly match the car and it was about £480, which is annoying as its not your fault, but is managable.


A good independent body shop (who BMW probably farmed the work out to) would do this for £200 max...

A good job is a good job, but no need to pay that much for one panel!!!!


It was all done through her insurance so didn't cost me anything, but even if I could have got it cheaper I would prefer BMW to do it that price to me was fine.

Ironically, and not sure if it was just coincidence, but just after they did it I got the rear PDC/water Christmas tree light thing and found the PDC unit flooded. BMW agreed that it might have been the bumper fix that caused it so they paid for a new PDC unit fitted. Imagine if the same had happened at a none BMW paint shop, I doubt they would do it FOC.

But yes, I'm sure if you want the extra work finding a bodyshop you might be able to get it done cheaper, surely shopping around is a given and I don't need to teach people to suck eggs!! :lol:
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Re: Pure scum

Postby MEGAginge » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:37 pm

Ahhhhh, If insurance, straight to BMW every time. I didn't know :)
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Re: Pure scum

Postby shadwell_lad » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:58 am

MEGAginge wrote:
A good independent body shop (who BMW probably farmed the work out to) would do this for £200 max...




Hi - any recommendations for a good body shop in London?

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Re: Pure scum

Postby Twenny » Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:50 pm

shadwell_lad wrote:
MEGAginge wrote:
A good independent body shop (who BMW probably farmed the work out to) would do this for £200 max...




Hi - any recommendations for a good body shop in London?


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Re: Pure scum

Postby Thawke » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:22 am

I'd also recommend autoscratch.co.uk

They once did something similar on one of my cars and it was as new.
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Re: Pure scum

Postby shadwell_lad » Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:51 am

Thanks for the suggestions

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Re: Pure scum

Postby Cornish Rattler » Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:28 pm

Tossers! I had 2 incidents on my old E87. First one had to bite the bullet and pay for the damage myself, second one however was caught on the dash cam that i bought after the first incident in parking mode. Sent the footage to the insurance company and they sorted it out.

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Re: Pure scum

Postby Plantjuk » Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:53 pm

She's booked in for Feb the 6th at rybrook BMW in Worcester, £150+ the vat so not too bad. They done a repair on the diamond cut wheels on my E88 and did a great job so hopefully that will be the same case with the bumper. I'll post pics when it's done.
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Re: Pure scum

Postby midlifecrisis » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:30 pm

Plantjuk wrote:She's booked in for Feb the 6th at rybrook BMW in Worcester, £150+ the vat so not too bad. They done a repair on the diamond cut wheels on my E88 and did a great job so hopefully that will be the same case with the bumper. I'll post pics when it's done.


Good to hear ..... that's a reasonable quote in the circumstances I reckon ..... my bumper respray for a similar amount of damage was slightly more iirc. Once its done, you can put it behind you, although these things always leave a stain on our ownership don't they?
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Re: Pure scum

Postby Plantjuk » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:25 pm

Just picked her up from the dealer. For £180 I'm happy. ImageImage
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Re: Pure scum

Postby D6EML » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:31 pm

Nice work , you can enjoy the car again now mate . You had the diffuser painted satin black ?

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Re: Pure scum

Postby Plantjuk » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:35 pm

D6EML wrote:Nice work , you can enjoy the car again now mate . You had the diffuser painted satin black ?

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I sprayed that myself. £10 can of plastidip. Just peels off when it goes back after 3 years :)
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Re: Pure scum

Postby D6EML » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:52 pm

Plantjuk wrote:
D6EML wrote:Nice work , you can enjoy the car again now mate . You had the diffuser painted satin black ?

Dean

I sprayed that myself. £10 can of plastidip. Just peels off when it goes back after 3 years :)



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