Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2020 2:39 pm
First time for everything and needs must - ! I own a 2004 HRV ( not sure whether these earlier models are current or ever mentioned in the Forum conversation?) but as an original HRV which has been a great vehicle for my family I am fighting to keep it roadworthy. Mechanically it has always been sound and reliable however this last recent MOT it failed on rusted out rear wheel arch inners, the sills had Advisory's but they are repairable, not so for the rear inners! I have spent two weeks searching the Internet and breakers yards and it looks like they will need to be fabricated - they most certainly do not appear to be available anymore. However, I had the thought that there may be someone out there that has had similar issues and may know of a replacement from perhaps a different model or have a pattern for a welder. If I'm asking this in the wrong place please also direct me to right place!. We have said goodbye to two or three vehicles that have surcumbed to the dreaded rust and have always in hindsight regretted the decision. We want to do our outmost to keep a truly distinctive vehicle roadworthy for a few more years at least. Thank you in anticipation of any help.