repair recomendations

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  1. mikamada

    mikamada Read Only Funster

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    Can anyone recommend someone to repair the front fibreglass panels on our fleetwood fiesta?

    The ins co has asked us to research the repair and we need to contact someone with experience of working with fiberglass panels on an RV. We are in Liverpool and would much rather use someone recommended to us than just pick at random from the yellow pages!!! This is our baby after all(-and the insurance is paying)so we want the best possible job doing:RollEyes:.

    many thanks

    kim
     
  2. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    Might be worth speaking to your local council vehicle fleet manager they may know someone locally who is good and reasonably priced. Really wish I could help further but glad no one was hurt. xxxx
     
  3. Lindy-C

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    Kim, you have PM.
     
  4. Suzy

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    Kim,

    A good source of information for all things RV is Duncan from Star Spangled Spanner. Did you meet him in Stratford? He had a stand and camped with us on the field you must have noticed him dashing from one RV to the other fixing and advising! Send him a pm.

    He is the guy that sells/fixes all things RV although I don't think he does body repairs/paint jobs himself, he may well know who the best person for the job is.

    Also you could ask Roadrunner, he has been getting quotes for body work so may well have some information, I think he mentioned a firm called Motorhome Medics but I don't know anything about them.

    Hope you manage to get everything sorted out.

    Suzy
     
  5. RuthRv

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    Hi Kim,
    We have :)Sad:too far away for us) not used motor home medics but we know people who have and they have all been very pleased with their work, so it would be worth a shot, best using people who have been used by other motorhome members as they have first hand experience. good luck let us know who you go for in the end, and let us know after the job has been done if you would recommend them:Smile:
     
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    Try this firm,I had some work done on my Hymer very good. They also repair police and ambulance vehicles.
    Wilsons ARC
    Unit 7
    The Apex Centre
    Clywedog Road South
    Wrexham Industrial estate
    Wrexham
    LL13 9XS
    01978 664111
    email wilsonsarc@aol.com
     
  7. dazzer

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    Why are you doing the insurance companies job for them :Eeek: ?? You pay them your premium, let them sort it out, its not your problem if they have agreed to pay for the repairs. :thumb:
     
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    A fair point but, many repairers will do fiber glass but how many actually know what they are doing and there again the same goes for MH/RV specifics too.

    If stuck look at specialst sports car types, ie Lotus, TVR and the other one I was always told was boat yards, again ones that specialise in fiber glass boats. As above though you're dealing with people who may not fully understand HM/RV requirments, depends on the actual damage.

    Good luck,

    Si.
     
  9. Road Runner

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    I have had dealing with insurers and windows, let them find a repairer and if not happy hopefully someone on here will refer youm to the best (wont hurt for the insurers to find out how much first anyway, you'll likely to find cheaper and better as back up:Wink:)
     
  10. Redvers-MOTs

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    Hi
    We are Redvers Services based in Swindon.
    Approx 3 hours from Liverpool.
    We are the largest limousine repairer in Europe, and for the past few years Have been Catering for European & large American motorhome repairs
    We are NIG No1 Repairer for stretch limousines, we now specialise in MOTs for Motorhomes and have our own MOT testing station , We are Also Great Western Ambulance Service No1 Repairer for the Wilts Region
    We work with Axa , Norwhich union, HSBc, Tradex, to name just a few, our limousine & Motorhome Customers come from all parts of the UK & Europe For repairs of all types.
    Please check us out @

    Redvers Limousine Services- Tel: 0845 838 2012 - Redvers Limousine Services
    Motorhome MOT Swindon - Tel: 01793 541010

    you can also see our work in progress Section on our own forum talkinglimos.co.uk • View forum - REDVERS.....WORK IN PROGRESS ( Pictures )
    we are happy and Experienced in working with Fiberglass and Have just finished working on a fiber glass skirt on a
    J registration FFB Classic 520 motorhome that was damaged on the fibre glass skirt.

    We are happy to look at pictures of your damage to see If we can Be of Assistance to you.
    Send Pictures To. info@redverslimos.co.uk

    Regards Kevin.
     
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    Now I forgot Kevin:Doh::Blush::Blush::Blush::Blush::Blush:

    They are just the people for the job, they understand AMERICAN plus very nice people, they are set up for ALL RV work.

    Look no further, long way to go but well worth the trip:thumb:
     
  13. mikamada

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    Thanx 4 the leads so far will be following up on a couple please keep then coming.

    It would be good for a list on the forum for others to follow...

    I want to make sure that we have a quality repair and as the Insurance company said "it is a specialist vehicle". I am not sure if they know the reputation of repairers and would probably just make a decision on price!
     
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    I had someone take out the side on a chieftan g i used to have and cannock resprays did the repair.Very good job.They are adveristed in mmm,
    Dave.
     

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