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Old 06-11-2008, 08:59 PM   #1
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Banana wrap or rear quarter panel?

Newbie here with a 1990 300LE Classic Airstream motor coach. Had a contretemps with an immovable object while backing up. The aluminum bumper is pretzeled and what would be called the right rear quarter panel on a car (the plastic piece with the side marker light in it) is toast.

I think I can straighten the bumper, but I'll need to replace the plastic piece. Any advice on sourcing one?



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Old 06-12-2008, 02:11 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums! Nice looking rig! But...Ouch! Sorry to hear you had a "run-n" with an immovable object. Surely some of the other coach owners will come to your aid in finding the piece you need...

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Old 06-12-2008, 02:52 AM   #3
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Welcome and bummer about the incident. I think Inland RV sells the pieces you need. If not, keep looking around, you'll find one someplace.

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Old 06-12-2008, 06:59 AM   #4
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Do you have any pix of the damage?
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:02 AM   #5
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Had a similar meeting with a walking stump. That's right, it ran into ME! Anyway, got all the parts from Airstream. Couldn't straighten the bumper though. Got a new one of them too.
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:20 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Siddhartha View Post
Had a contretemps with an immovable object while backing up.
Ah Grasshopper, If a bumper falls in the campground, and no one is around, does it make a sound?
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:48 AM   #7
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Oasis RV in Tucson, an AS dealer, just replaced my banana wraps in the back. The rivets can crack the plastic over time. Or the owner can back into stuff It was not a difficult repair. Inland RV is also a good source.

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