Don't Drive on Lake St...

Discussion in 'General Repair, Maintenance, and Warranty' started by Primo Tiki, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. Primo Tiki

    Primo Tiki New Member

    ... or this could happen to you!

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    At least they fixed the bumper paint chips and hail damage from last summer.

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    $14,000 of insurance money and one month later (they even put my snow tires on for free!). No holes in the bumper either!

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  2. Picklz

    Picklz SUDO Make me a SAMCH

    THAT was $14k? Holy hell...what happened?
     
  3. Primo Tiki

    Primo Tiki New Member

    Car pulled out blindly in front of my at about 30 mph. I was able to hit the brakes to slow down in time, but not soon enough. They had to replace a couple of structural components on my car, basically the parts that connect the bumper to the chassis, forward of the engine. Cobb intake was crushed, Radiator, condenser, both quarter panels, hood, bumper were all replaced. I was stuck with a Kia Soul for a whole month.
     
  4. mndsm

    mndsm I'M OFFENDED!

    Well, at least it was fixed. I'm surprised they didn't total it with that much internal damage.
     
  5. Primo Tiki

    Primo Tiki New Member

    it was about $600 from total loss
     
  6. JohnnyT

    JohnnyT New Member

    I would've taken a sledgehammer to a wheel being that close...
     
  7. million

    million Member

    When did it happen? Fall 2012?

    Car looked good that other night. :)
     
  8. Primo Tiki

    Primo Tiki New Member

    yeah, it was in November last year. The repair shop did a really good job.
     
  9. YSOSLO

    YSOSLO is the word, beotch

    What shop did you use?...always looking for recommendations on great places to go.
     
  10. escort1991

    escort1991 New Member

    After my mz3 was in the accident, I would do the same. If its close, find a way to get it totaled.
     
  11. Primo Tiki

    Primo Tiki New Member

    I begged 2 different Insurance adjusters to total it, but they said it was the bank's call since I still owe on it. I took it to Heppner's in IGH, they did a solid job and the insurance company took care of everything else, towing, billing, getting the deductible from the other driver, etc.
     
  12. Turbotalon1g

    Turbotalon1g Guest

    X2.
     

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