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W202 C220 major front end damage help

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Crushed the front of my W202 C220.
The right hand side of the bumper was pushed in, smashed the right hand headlight, crumpled the bonnet and set off the air bag and seatbelt tensioners.

Have fixed the air bags and seatbelts so it is drivable.

However removed the front bumper today to reveal that the front frame on the right hand side has been damaged.
Looks like it can be repaired by cutting off the bent section at the joins and welding on a better section from a doner Merc.

Just wanted to get some ideas and opinions on what can be done which would be appreciated.
Thanks Bazza

As you can see the bumper was pushed in a good 50mm

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look for a community college or vocational school. someone side swiped one of my cars while it was on the street, and rather then claim it on insurance i paid like $200 for them to fix it. sometimes you have to be persistent, they ignored my emails until i went in while he had a class. and the kids wanted to work on a 190e instead of a mazda:D
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