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Re: Dreaded bonnet catch caused roof damage

Try and get some pictures up.

If it is just shallow dents in the roof skin then I can't see why anyone would write it off.

If you need to sit bent over double to drive then maybe it's a bit too much.

Unless an insurance claim has been submitted and the insurance class it a uneconomical repair and write it off, technically it's not a write off. At your stage, it's just damaged, that's all.
Roof dents can be pulled, filled, painted as appropriate or drive with a dented roof if you prefer.
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Re: Dreaded bonnet catch caused roof damage

If the windscreen fits, the roof isn't structurally compromised.

If you want to save the cost of repainting the roof, you can fill the dents, smooth them out and get the roof vinyl wrapped (carbon-fibre is a popular option), this will help mask any residual unevenness.



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