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Not my finest moment

Discussion in 'Motoring Related Discussion' started by John Laidlaw, Nov 27, 2020.

  1. AJD

    AJD Senior Member

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    Does sound cheap doesn't it. He shouldn't be too upset with that :rolleyes::)
     
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    That is exactly for that- smart repair to bumper and rear light (possibly a cover on XC90 rear which makes sense at the price), £85 for the smart repair and £142 for the light/cover....
    Charges have so far not been forthcoming (trying not to tempt fate)
     
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    Just as an update, 6 weeks have now passed and NO additional charges have come my way and according to BVLRA rules of 4 weeks I got off lucky ....phew that's more money I can spend on the house alterations now!:shock::rolleyes:
     
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    Just make sure you’re away when the painters are in...:eek:
     
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    John, sympathy to you - as one or two have said we've all done it. I have similar issues with my front and rear sensors... when I park facing our garage the grr bleeping starts at about 6 feet away - so much so that I scraped 3" on the rear wing backing in next to a grr (again!) pillar in the wall on our son's garage. No dent, just a scrape and fortunately, my local mobile "Chips Away" spray bloke saw that off for £50.
     
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    I found out last week that all mercs that get collected by BCA go to an old airfield in Peterborough before going to the selective auction sites around the country
     
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    I think you will find that dealer stock gets priority, quality permitting :rolleyes::)
     
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    Don’t know about that but when I asked about my GLE he said unless you took it back to the dealer they go to auction
     
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    Yeah, I used to work, briefly, for the Audi Stock Exchange and they used the same system :) Funnily enough that was in Peterborough too :rolleyes:
     
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    You got off lightly there! My better half said, omg your car is so good, I was about to reverse into something and it stopped itself!! Right ... It was late at night and I couldn't see any damage. Got me thinking ... wow, does it really do this?

    2 weeks later, sun shining ... Nice bend in the bottom silver trim where she hit a post haha. Almost had me!
     
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