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96pushrod

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Well, I seem to be having pretty shtty luck with my cars the last couple years. Lady rear ended me this morning on my way to work. Will need a new bumper cover and some work with a dolly to flatten out the mount holes. Chassis looks fine surprisingly.


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Good news is they have usaa insurance and I was not found at fault, so it should be covered. Shtty thing is I have to do some more work and paint on the car. Never ceases to amaze me, I have something painted; then it gets ****.
 

96pushrod

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that would be my luck... that car looks so clean too....
Yeah man I was pretty pissed when she hit me. She must have been texting and not watching the road, since she was a few hundred feet behind me when I slowed down. Not to mention there was a line of cars in front of me at the light. I guess I’m lucky I didn’t get pushed into one of them.
 

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yeah in all honesty it doesn't look to bad. looks like your trunk is fine. could have been a lot worse. just sucks you just got done making this thing a gem.
 

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That really sucks man! Like whats already been said at least thats all the damage that was done. I can't seem to own a car with no marks on it. As soon as I have something happen to muck it up I'm all good no more issues until I get it fixed. Then the cycle starts over.
 

Anti_Hero0932

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That really sucks man! Like whats already been said at least thats all the damage that was done. I can't seem to own a car with no marks on it. As soon as I have something happen to muck it up I'm all good no more issues until I get it fixed. Then the cycle starts over.

lol same. painted my car. was soooooo careful around it. my daughter hit it with her scooter. now i just dont care and nothing has happened since. i know once i fix the scratch something else (possibly worse) will happen.
 

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Sorry the accident happened, but is good news that it is minor damage. Also, the fact that you can repair it yourself is even better if they pay the labor time for the paint/body. You may come out ahead
 

96pushrod

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yeah in all honesty it doesn't look to bad. looks like your trunk is fine. could have been a lot worse. just sucks you just got done making this thing a gem.

The damage definitely could've been worse. The mount holes for the bumper were almost ripped out, so there's a little more damage than the pictures show. I have an appointment with a USAA preferred shop tomorrow and they'll get me an estimate. As long as they don't want to total the car out (which I doubt) then I'll be good. My plan is to take their payment check, buy more parts and paint, and fix it at our shop.
 

2Blue2

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Why does new paint always have self destructive tendencies
Its like it wants to be run into...
Bummer:shrug:

Should of got the nitrous on and outrun all the bad luck.
 
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96pushrod

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Why does new paint always have self destructive tendencies
Its like it wants to be run into...
Bummer:shrug:

Should of got the nitrous on and outrun all the bad luck.
New paint is like a magnet for :poo:ty drivers.

Lol, I don’t know if the nitrous would’ve kept this lady away. Good news is that I want to put on a deck lid without any spoiler holes, so at least this is a good opportunity to do that.
 

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i wish i had pictures of a green cobra mustang that was for sale up here. close to the same color. had a weird spoiler on it. kind of like a duck bill. it was awesome.