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Why no Mazda logo on my MX-5?

Why does my 1991 MX-5 SE not have a Mazda emblem on the front?

Richard Bowie (Pickering On)

Aug 2023 Filed under: bodywork

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Can I fix a Megane Cabrio's door?

I have a 2006 Renault Megane cabriolet. Last month an idiot in an old 4x4 reversed into the passenger side back panel (behind the door) creating what can only be described as a meteor strike of a dent! Would a reputable body repair shop be able to "beat out" the dent, or is the panel in question reinforced from the inside and not accessible?

This is what a repair shop has told me... or is he just worried about further damage?! I really would appreciate an honest answer to this dilemma which is becoming a total insurance nightmare!

Phil Partridge (Cavan)

Feb 2023 Filed under: bodywork

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Are the Qashqai bumpers the same?

Can a 2012 Nissan Qashqai+2 use the bumper off a five-seat Nissan Qashqai?

Chris Mcdonagh (Roscommon)

Sep 2019 Filed under: bodywork

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Panoramic roof in a Renault Scenic ok?

I am considering buying a Renault Grand Scenic Limited. I have had several Scenics and my experience has always been good. But I am wondering is the panoramic sunroof likely to be a source of problems?

Brendan Scully (Dublin)

Apr 2018 Filed under: bodywork

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Will a newer bumper fit my Corsa?

Will a rear bumper from a 2008 Opel Corsa fit my 2007 Opel Corsa five-door automatic?

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Jackie Maloney (Dublin)

Jul 2013 Filed under: bodywork

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I have a reappearing dent in my Peugeot!

I have a 151 Peugeot 5008 that I got last June a year old. The car had a dent on the boot just above the number plate. The dealer got a man to push the dent out and it looked really well. In December I noticed the dent had reappeared. The dealer wants the same guy to push this dent out. I am happy with this, however, I am concerned that in six months time the dent will reappear. Is there anything else that can be done to strengthen the door from behind. I was talking to the dent guy and he seems a bit worried about doing anything from behind (I suppose from a warranty point of view).


Liam Mc Grath (Portarlington)

Feb 2017 Filed under: bodywork

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How much to replace a Hyundai i10's door?

How much should it cost to replace a passenger door on a 2013 Hyundai i10 five-door model?

Simon Meyler (Dublin)

Aug 2014 Filed under: bodywork

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