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Wheel Arch crack/dent

Currently have damage on both side of my cars wheel arch.

One side has a dent which i'm hoping can be just sucked out, and the other has a crack. Im hoping that crack doesn't mean i need a whole new side panel, as a friend said he reckons it can be filled and sanded.

Has anyone had ths done and how much roughly am i looking at?

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Re: Wheel Arch crack/dent

Both these areas can be repaired on a localised (or S.M.A.R.T. basis).

You may have deduced from my signature, that this is my own line of work.

As a guide price, I would be looking to charge 250 for both arches.

So by all means shop around and see what figures you can obtain.

Both arches could benefit from the use of a slide hammer to pull them back into shape, then a skim of filler and sanding to level-off and regain the original contours.

If I can offer any further advice, please ask away.


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