Wing Mirror glass replacement-good service

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Wing Mirror glass replacement-good service

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Yes it relates to one of Luton's finest, but sometime Friday/Saturday my driver's side wing mirror glass was stolen.

Bit of trawling of the internet and I find Europartsdealer with a new replacement item at £7.79 with free 1st Class Delivery from Royal Mail.

Ordered it Late Sunday night, and the little brown cardboard box, with the mirror wrapped in bubble wrap, arrived today from Redruth in Cornwall.

...and less hassle for me than a 60 miles round trip to the nearest Halfords.

So three cheers for the internet, e-bay, europartsdealer, and the good old Royal Mail

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Re: Wing Mirror glass replacement-good service

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I hear many moans about internet shopping and eBay in particular but in over 12 years have only had two dud purchases, both of low enough value to ignore, and a couple gone missing to an address very similar to my own, I suspect, only a mile from here. Can't prove anything and again low value enough to ignore.
On the upside, many items purchased at an excellent price and delivered very quickly.
Same goes for Amazon. No complaints there either.

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Why would someone steal the glass from a wing mirror i wonder? Wasn't it worth there while to just lift the whole car [SMILING FACE WITH OPEN MOUTH AND SMILING EYES]

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Its quite a common target for the petty thief as I found out, and costs of replacement items can vary widely, especially if you drive into a main dealer and ask them to fix it for you. This was quite an amusing response to a thread on Honest John about it....things could have been worse...
I can still remember in the early 1970s our family returning to the Cortina and setting off, only to realise that it was so cold because one of the ungodly had stolen the windscreen
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