Expensive Wing Mirror

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  1. Jersey joe

    Jersey joe Read Only Funster

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    I am in shock, a local farmer with his tractor crossed the white line and smashed my offside wing mirror on my Le Voyageur M/H.
    The dealer has quoted me £1350 (one thousand three hundred and fifty pounds)plus fitting to replace it ,ok it is a non fault insurance claim but if I ever have to replace one at my own cost where could I find one cheaper .
    This must be the most expensive piece of glass and plastic ever !
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Jeez...i thought mine were expensive at 450 dollars each :Eeek:
     
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    Why are you paying.......... Why not claim of the farmer if he was over the white line.. ?
     
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    those little pills arent helping you see any better Mo :Laughing:
     
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    10 wing mirrors will buy a hell of of new van
     
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    I get the blue ones mixed up with the pink ones... :Sad:
     
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    That explains a lot.
     
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    thats 'cos you cant see 'em.
     
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    Piece of advice, whether you like it or not down a few double vodkas before you ever consider getting a price for a windscreen.

    A headlamp could damage your health too.

    The deep joy of owning A-Class.
     
  10. Jersey joe

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    May all my claims be non fault,please God !
     
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    :Rofl1: my mate had his roof bars nicked of his Nissan Navara two bars 12 bolts just under £2000 plus fitting :Rofl1:
     
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    Thank xxxx I have' nt got roof bars !
     
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    Can anybody out there giv e me any justification why this wing mirror is so expensive !
     
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    No - but Haganap could have had a brand new central heating boiler fitted - and change !:Doh:
     
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    Is the mirror a total write-off ?

    Given time and some expense could it be repaired ?

    Just thinking you could keep it just in case you damage the new one yourself:thumb:
     
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    My thoughts entirely,will be keeping the old one and making a mould and make myself a fortune !
     
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    Sounds like Hymer headlamps, although made by Hella, they are made specifically for Hymer, they have the rights to them and charge a premium for replacements :Eeek:
     
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    and of course there are two other words involved.....

    HYMER and MOTORHOME......both words command a premium and inflated price tag no matter what the part.
     
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    Dont the older hymers have the headlamps from the original vehicle, ie, Mercedes, Fiat, Talbot.
     
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    Again, Why are you paying?
     
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