Wing mirrors

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  1. maurice343

    maurice343 Read Only Funster

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    :Rofl1:had an argument with some 'skip man' debris jutting out of a welsh "a"road?:Laughing:hedge,near side. Result, one smashed mirror,cover and lost? Repeater lamp!:cry:
    Brownhills quoted £1800 for a replacement mirror assembly!! Couldn't help
    with spare individual parts, just may have some write offs if can e mail piccies
    !!
    Wokingham much more in tune, knew what I wanted without grand inquisition, and ordered without fuss. Had I known how much the repeater indicator lamp cost I would have risked life & limb to retrieve it from roadside!
    Anyway, best part of £500 later, the moral of this tale is- when in Wales, watch out for the sticky out bits left in near side hedgerows, they bite!!
    Let you know when & how the parts turn up and fit(hopefully):shout::thumb:
     
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  2. WynandJean

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    I'm sure they have them other places beside Wales!

    Wyn
     
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  4. Sidney

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    Me thinks BrownFools were quoting you for the door too!

    Mirror guards - there are a few instances where owners of these feel the guards on made the situation worse. The x2/50 mirror assembly is already heavy and adding a chunky cover makes it worse when it slams back against the door.
     
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    Fiat dealer or DIY

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  6. Welsh girl

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    We have the mirror guards and even though we were told they would stop the mirrors being smashed they didn't.
    The company we bought them off didn't want to know, just stuck it back together with Superglue and said they are not guaranteed to work.
    So we have a smashed mirror covered by a glued up mirror guard
     
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    Why do we still call them "wing mirrors" when they are mounted on the door ? :Doh: :BigGrin:
     
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    The o/p has an A|class van so it is not a fiat part I think
     
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    white van man

    Had my nearside wing mirror ripped off by white van man just south of Nevers, France.
    New one cost 206 Euro to replace and my excess was £200 !!
    Have contemplated wing mirror protectors but haven't bothered
     
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    Expensive wing mirror

    I recently had a smashed wing mirror,the outer casing was scratched but the mirror and motor caput.
    My dealer quoted me 1300 quid for casing ,mirror and motor saying it only came complete so how is it I was able to buy the mirror and motor for 88quid yes 88 quid what planet are these people on .
     

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