Holes in the road !

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  1. beachcaster

    beachcaster Read Only Funster

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    Was taking the Autotrail in for an MOT and its annual service on Monday
    I was just about to turn left into the Garage when the front wheel hit a pot hole.....and it was a bigg'un.

    The front of the radio popped off I nearly lost my grip in the steering wheel
    and there a big crash from behind me in the van.

    I pulled into the garage and discovered that a wardrobe door had fallen to bits
    and was on the floor.

    The main part of each door is a curved smoked Perspex panel.........and it was badly scratched.............the wood was undamaged but in bits.

    Autotrail said they didn't have any of these doors (2009 ) as the maker no longer exists.

    A form for a claim is on its way from east sussex county council having reported the hole.( it could kill a motorcyclist.) But what can I claim for if I'm repairing it myself ?...not to worry I probably wont bother.

    In the meantime........You tube gave me some insights to taking scratches out of Perspex............which I am doing today....then I will re glue the door and re fit it ...when its done it should be as good as new.

    Just keep and eye open for those pot holes !!!!!!

    barry
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    We both commented in Spain, the roads were so much better than England.

    This is not the time when you can relax and enjoy the views on a bike, far too much time is needed looking for those holes.

    The added spice round here is poorly glued chippings all nice and loose which makes biking a dirt tracking experience.
     
  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Should have come to us, we got no potholes:cry::cry::cry:

    Peter
     
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  4. beachcaster

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    Peter I do use you :) for habitation and anything to do with the motorhome :)
    and all the other bits too.

    its just that my local fiat people are just a couple of miles away in Cowbeech..so they do the mechanical stuff..........

    barry :)

    All the scratches are now polished out and the perspex is buffed to its former glory..just got to re fix the door
     
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    John's Cross . . . No Potholes

    You may have no potholes at John's Cross Peter but my wife tripped on the badly worn security post holes in the car park two weeks ago and sustained a hairline fracture of her left hand and torn ligaments!!
     
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