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Re: Pricing advice/help

I guess if you want to keep a vehicle original & pristine replacing any dented/deformed panels with factory original replacements is the way to go.......if your car is worth it and you've got a never ending supply of cash. But in the real world after a couple of bumber scrapes and dings in the wings at the supermarket how much would that set you back in 's ??
You could end up with a poorer repair than the SMART method if poor quality thin metal badly made aftermarket parts are fitted and aligned badly by the fitter.
It use to be in the days of old that with DIY touching up broken paintwork with primer and a dollop of filler etc that you would expect rust to show through again and for the road bumps to shake the filler off if it hadn't bonded correctly. But with modern anti-corrosion treatments and paint & filler formulas, and the professional application and finishing, the SMART repairs now offer a great finish at an affordable cost and an invisible repair to last the lifetime of your car ownership (and beyond for the next owner).
SMART repairs are used throughout by main dealerships too so they must be good.
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