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Old 09-15-2015, 10:05 PM
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Well driving home last night from work I smoked a deer at 60mph with my car . Luckily it was a doe so the damage wasn't too terrible. I go in Tuesday for an estimate. Shouldn't be a write off. Nothing structurally got damaged. I just caught the front of the deer with my drivers side, it swung around, dented my door and **** all the way down my car.

BUT as long as it get fixed without troubles it's time for new headlights! I think it's time for a set of retros. Fak I've been looking at soooo many and there's some incredible sets out there! Still debating if I attempt building a killer set myself or pay someone to. The crap part is if I paid someone it would more than likely come from someone on here in the states and our Canadian dollar is in the toilet right now. Retro suggestions for color/projectors/bling I'm all ears!

I'll keep everyone posted what happens with ol blue. I'm so pissed off and sad.



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Old 09-15-2015, 10:19 PM
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That sucks man! I hope she gets fixed I would hate to see a car like yours go down.
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Old 09-15-2015, 10:23 PM
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If it does go down, I'm at a major fork in the road for a new car...
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Old 09-15-2015, 10:31 PM
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What would you go with? All I know is that damage would get repaired in Mexico for like 300-400 bucks lol
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Could have been alot worse. You got off easy lol
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Lol that is true but still sucks
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Old 09-15-2015, 11:08 PM
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Glad your ok could have been worse if the deer had jumped at the last moment or if you swerved and lost control
Hopefully it will be saved would really suck to loose such a nice balt
Looks like a new hood, fender, door or skin, and maybee bumper.
So do you get to keep the deer? Laws vary be state and venison is really good so long as the deer wasnt eating trash food.
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Ya it definitely could have been worse. For me and the Balt.

Just sad I don't get to finish the season with my car, finding a good autobody shop that takes their time and does a good job with insurance work isn't always easy, but most importantly I have 40 gallons of E85 sitting in my garage waiting to be burnt up lol.
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Yeah finding a good shop is always a hard task
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That really suck man, hope you get her back up and running to break some more hearts
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Old 09-16-2015, 12:18 AM
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Ya it definitely could have been worse. For me and the Balt.

Just sad I don't get to finish the season with my car, finding a good autobody shop that takes their time and does a good job with insurance work isn't always easy, but most importantly I have 40 gallons of E85 sitting in my garage waiting to be burnt up lol.
E85 loses its consistency over time right?
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That really suck man, hope you get her back up and running to break some more hearts
Me too man. Its getting a bigger turbo over the winter but is still a ton of fun with the 252et on 29psi haha. Definitely breaks some hearts lol.

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E85 loses its consistency over time right?
That's a question I've never been able to 100% confirm haha. From what I've read tho an air tight sealed container is best and works well so moisture doesn't affect it (obviously). And the 55 gallon drum I have will seal air tight.
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So the s252 will be ffor sale? If I buy this second vehicle this weekend then I'm planning to start looking for turbo parts for my car...
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Idk man, they may total it, that's a lot more damage than I would like to see. New fender for sure, plus headlight, they may be able to save your front bumper and door, maybe. Judging by the crease in the middle of your hood, that'll be replaced too. If you take to a good shop who will prep the car for paint properly and blend it out well, you're looking at half the car getting painted (front right fender all the way counter clockwise to the driver's rear quarter panel) and that will require windshield, driver's window, and the rear little driver's window to be removed.

I certainly hope they don't total it
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So did like happen on the hwy?
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I'm almost positive the car can be fixed. But idk how they work in Canada. Both the times the insurance has paid to get one of my cars fixed they are always around 4k and the first one the damage was worse than that. All he needs for sure is a fender, headlight. Bumper might need to get replaced and maybe the hood
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yeah, that car will be fixed, no way a write off.

like snail said, in mexico, for $74.56 and a 6 pack, they will have it looking like new....for how long? that's the question lol.
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looks like a fender, hood and headlight.
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yeah, that car will be fixed, no way a write off.

like snail said, in mexico, for $74.56 and a 6 pack, they will have it looking like new....for how long? that's the question lol.
Lol you will be surprised some shops do a great job others they don't but they charge so cheap it's crazy lol you can get a whole car painted again for like 500
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Originally Posted by Dipped_Cobalt View Post
looks like a fender, hood and headlight.
That's what I'm thinking. The only thing about the bumper would be if that tabs that attach to the fenders broke then idk if he would need a new one
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^^ true, those damn tabs are made of plastic...
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Lol you will be surprised some shops do a great job others they don't but they charge so cheap it's crazy lol you can get a whole car painted again for like 500
lol I was exaggerating, but yup. some actually want repeat business.
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^^ true, those damn tabs are made of plastic...
Yup exactly that's why I put it in my possible parts needed list lol
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lol I was exaggerating, but yup. some actually want repeat business.
Lol I know but your right what a 6 pack will get things done
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