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Old 11-02-2018, 05:50 PM   #1
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87 Excella front damage

I'm looking at a 1987 Excella 35 foot with severe front damage to the lower three aluminum panels and the left middle panel next to the window, plus the aluminum framing, and broken curbside curved window. I am a custom car builder and fell capable, knowing this is difficult. Can anyone give me a guestimate in cost? Aluminum panels, rivets, framing, window? The rest of the trailer is decent with a few issues. Are these panels even available? Any advice, suggestions or comments?
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Old 11-02-2018, 06:06 PM   #2
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The panels are available but there aren't a lot of shops with the skill set to repair the damage you describe. I think you are looking at $10,000 minimum to have a good shop fix it correctly.
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Contact Outofdoors Mart or Inland RV to get an estimate of the material required to repair. They are very knowledgeable on these types of repairs and can price the required parts for you. Shipping of the pieces is often as much as the part itself. You must check for structural damage as well as the panels. Good luck!! Chris
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