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XPS M1330 repair help

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Hello everyone,

my dog tripped on my Dad's laptop's charger cord and dragged it to the ground. Function-wise, it's ok, but now there's a big crack in the screen housing, and the laptop is very difficult to open and close correctly. The supporting "arm" if you will on the left side is busted (see picture) and needs fixing. Anybody know where I might find a dead m1330 that I could pull this from? And failing that, what would you recommend as a suitable replacment? EDIT: Computer is totally out of warranty.

TIA
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Heisenberg
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Redemption
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CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Extreme @ 2.8GHz (upgrade) Intel GMA 950 2 x 2 DDR2 667MHz (upgrade) 120GB Mushkin ECO2 
Optical DriveOSMonitorPower
Replaced with 42 W/hr aux battery Mint 17.3 1280x800 Dell 65w Dell Adapter 
CaseOther
Latitude D630 Chassis Intel 7260-802.11ac 2x2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Not telling AsRock something Pixel Pusher 2 x 8 GB AMD Radeon RAM @ 1600mhz (All the VM's) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Crucial M4 128GB (8 second boot) Western Digital RE4 1TB Western Digital RE4 2TB Pioneer Blu-Ray Reader/Writer 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dell U2713HM IBM Model M (CLICKY!!) 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Antec HCG-900 NZXT Source 210 (it was cheap) Logitech G502 Schiit Modi 
AudioAudio
Sennheiser HD 598 M-Audio AV40's 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-4200U Microsoft BGA1168 Intel HD 4400 8 GB LPDDR3 Dual Channel @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SK Hynix 256GB SSD Windows 8.1 Professional 1920 x 1080p IPS Display Microsoft Touch Cover 2 
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Does your's have an LED LCD screen?

Here's a link for if you's does have a LED LCD:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/M1330-LED-LID-BEZEL-HINGE-COVER-GX172-RW485-C-/150526793243?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item230c18961b#ht_2006wt_1037

This one looks like a it goes to a regular LCD screen:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/XPS-M1330-LID-BEZEL-w-HINGE-COVER-HR170-XK074-C-/170670786114?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27bcc58642#ht_2597wt_1037



To be 100% sure you need to take apart the broken one and get the DP/N (Dell Part Number) for the bezel, hinges, and lid.
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