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Hi there, I don't actually own a Civic but there's been at least one in the immediate family for the last 5 years... joined up for some advice and suchlike.

Anyways, currently on the drive is a 2001 Civic 1.4 S- cheap and cheerful motoring- and looking into getting an accident-damaged Type-S on an '03 plate shortly (this is where the advice comes in!)

But yeah, hi!
 

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What type of advise you looking for?? BTW welcome to the site mate
 

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Well, it's up for £2,495 and is a 'Cat Z'... which I've never heard of before, and I've been dealing with written-off cars for a few years now. Basically needs a new bonnet, new tailgate- but the bumpers are both fine. Mum's Civic S got smashed into in 2006 and it had worse damage than this Type-S that I'm looking at.

Anyone know decent places to straighten a bootfloor in the Portsmouth/Southampton area if we do it and it does need a bootfloor decrumpling?

Also, decent spares places would be appreciated. I spray myself, but the car needs the bonnet and tailgate. I was thinking Marcus Baily for both, but if I can get them cheaper then anyone here with such things would be my new best friend!
 

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Why dont you put on an after market bonnet and boot, ie, fyberglass or carbon fiber for weight reduction and improved strength compared to the standard factory components?
 

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It's for my mum. She doesn't appreciate stuff like that! :p

Bonnet I've found for under £100, brand new and primed... which is a good start.

Tailgate is proving tricky. :(
 

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Thanks for that link, just waiting to hear back from Marcus Bailey as well.

Is it worth doing this project at the price? I think if I did the spraying myself, it could cost under £1,000 to get roadworthy...
 

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Evolution said:
It's for my mum. She doesn't appreciate stuff like that! :p

Bonnet I've found for under £100, brand new and primed... which is a good start.

Tailgate is proving tricky. :(
AHHHHHHH, thought it was for yourself.
 
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