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    Cheers Keyo

    The fuel filler cap area may not even need welding but it does have signs of surface rust around the edges. Difficult to photo. Who ever sprayed it in the past just chucked paint over it

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/iZXt7ppXvuEKfMG48


    And these are the bits around the seals that really annoy me

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/5N2yWXjPDdpo1KUP9

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/fsUGCBcv48jDmVE26
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    Yeah they should of just lifted them seals up there are special tools/wires on the market to lift them so you don't get that nasty join marks, but that almost looks like an amatuer has done that to be honest. I think you should just budget between 1-2k max , forget that 10k business that is for cars where the paint is failing all over the body. To be fair removing the rear windows can do more harm than good sometimes, if not replaced/bonded correctly can lead to water ingress and rot inside the window, you will be relying on a window fitter it will be out of your hands.
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    I'm defo in agreement. I'm certainly interested in your chap if he's interested. I could send photos and visit if he thinks it is doable.

    I was just looking at Jamie's for sale thread http://the-corrado.net/showthread.ph...6-Dragon-Green and noticed he spent £7k on a full respray, back to metal in places and had welding. Pics in his Flickr gallery. It looks exceptional but mine does not need that level of work.

    My 10k quote is clearly a sign they don't want to work. I'd rather spend sub 2k and put the money towards another toy in the future. I'm not after uber perfection and I'd probably not use it if it was!
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    You car has suffered from bad masking I would say .

    Think if you watch this video it explains well, the person who carried out the work did bad prep and caused a hard line where the seal joins. Typical sloppy lazy workmanship that makes me sick.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU0qw1-IkNg

    I'll call the owner up Monday, if you can post me some pictures of the two sides standing back off the car .

    Cheers

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    Thanks Keyo. Yes that video does show the state of what has happened with mine. A shame really as the rest of the paint looks pretty good.

    I've created a google album with the pics, also included some close of ups of the masking areas.

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZPd2t3N4utL7549p6

    Cheers for this!

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    Sound mate Ill bell him tomorrow. Cant see no arch bubbling to show him though ?

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    There is hardly any mate. Just some tiny bubbles max 1-2mm wise. Hasn't broken paint, I just see this stuff and want to jump on it and get it fixed.

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    Oh and those bubbles are on the lip and not on the main body work.

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    Keyo - I've been out and taken a picture and added to the shared album

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    Thanks I'll bell him tomorrow and see if he can match the figures he did mine for.

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