Originally Posted by Trip3's
Thanks for the response, I should have been clearer in my original post in that my focus is on the time required. The lady who hit me's insurance is going to pay (I assume)so I don't care about the cost. It just seems like a long time to fix a bumper even if it needs a "rear body panel" and I find it hard to believe that they can't find one in the US.
Bumpers and panels are readily available in the US..I bought a rear bumper a few months back after someone put a hole in it.. Several dealers around the country had them in stock
My guess is they are trying to milk it to charge more labor