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Dec 1, 2:55am - #340280 
pics of my parking lot accident

alright, got the pictures finally.

here's the story. i was just parked. the other guy had an auto remote starter on his 1997 nissan altima with clutch overide.

unfortunately he left his car in reverse and when he remote started it, it went across two curbs and landed on top of my Hood.

got a call from the insurance adjuster today. it was $2004 in damage.

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Dec 1, 2:56am - #340281 
another shot...

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Dec 1, 2:57am - #340282 
and another shot...

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Dec 1, 2:59am - #340283 
fourth pic...

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Dec 1, 3:02am - #340284 
Damn... that sucks. thumbsdown

Oh well, at least it's only body parts. Should be able to give you a new Hood and bumper and take care of it. Just make sure you get it done at a good body shop.


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Dec 1, 3:04am - #340285 
you can see he pushed me like five feet from the curb. ruined my passenger side headlight, squashed my Hood and scratched my bumper & fender. not sure exactly what was damaged internally though. can't wait to see the damage list when i get my car back...

car should be done by next week though. biggest thing is just waiting for the shipment from vis in california.

i'll try to get the raised carbon fiber Hood scoop off for you all 'cause it wasn't damaged.

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Dec 1, 3:06am - #340286 
By the way... how the deuce did his car get so far in the air?


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Dec 1, 3:09am - #340287 
dude that sucks! thumbsdown


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Dec 1, 3:13am - #340288 
you should tell your insurance agency that he had an illegal remote-start-clutch-override system. law suit?

damn, sorry bro wave


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Dec 1, 3:16am - #340289 
Originally Posted by Zero
you should tell your insurance agency that he had an illegal remote-start-clutch-override system. law suit?

damn, sorry bro wave


That won't matter. He's already (obviously) at fault and responsible for the damage. You'd have to try suing for punitive damages to get anything else, and that's a pointless attempt when the car was parked with nobody in it.


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Dec 1, 4:24am - #340290 
but he doesnt get his carbon fiber Hood back, which im sure was a pretty penny...that sucks man, i still want a remote start on mine tho...so nice in winter!


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Dec 1, 4:33am - #340291 
Originally Posted by Haggard
but he doesnt get his carbon fiber hood back, which im sure was a pretty penny...that sucks man, i still want a remote start on mine tho...so nice in winter!


He should get everything back to the way the vehicle was prior to the accident, custom mods or not. Insurance doesn't make provisions for whether you have stock items on the vehicle, as long as the mods are documented. thumbsup


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Dec 1, 4:34am - #340292 
ironically, its 2004 and it was $ damage 2004.
And kool, i had no idea you could actually get a remote strter. Wouldnt mind one.


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Dec 1, 4:49am - #340293 
Damn!


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Dec 1, 5:02am - #340294 
that sux so bad frown

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Dec 1, 5:20am - #340295 
aww man thats a bummer... at least ur not hurt.


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Dec 1, 5:54am - #340296 
wow...that sux...crazy how the car was on top of yours...but hopefully everything works out ok and gets fixed quick thumbsup


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Dec 1, 7:21am - #340297 
yikes

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Dec 1, 7:27am - #340298 
wow that sucks hope you get it fixed soon


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Dec 1, 7:43am - #340299 
what an idiot!!!!!!!!! frown

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Dec 1, 7:50am - #340300 
Damn!!!

What a stupid way of makin' an accident...

Sorry bro... frown

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Dec 1, 8:07am - #340301 
damn that sux, glad no one got ran over, I wouldn't be surprised if his insurance goes thru the roof with the dumb ass mistake. Don't Do It. cool


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Dec 1, 8:11am - #340302 
at least he didnt drive off...

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Dec 1, 8:13am - #340303 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
at least he didnt drive off...

yeah but he'd probably have the celi as a trailer


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Dec 1, 9:32am - #340304 
thats messed.. nice lookin celi.. stupid car onto of it angry thumbsdown

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Dec 1, 10:11am - #340305 
what if the mods aren't documented?
Then you can't get the amount of money that you spent on the mod? how does that work out?


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Dec 1, 10:28am - #340306 
dam that sucks

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Dec 1, 10:51am - #340307 
that's something you don't see every day...

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Dec 1, 10:52am - #340308 
ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...freaking nissan rice boy... thumbsdown

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Dec 1, 10:55am - #340309 
My advice to you is not to take the money just yet. If you can afford it, fix the car first then take the money. This way, if it actually cost more to fix it, the insurace company will have to dish out more cash. If it actually cost less then dont tell your insurance company and pocket the rest for pain and suffering.

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Dec 1, 10:57am - #340310 
that sucks thumbsdown

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Dec 1, 11:01am - #340311 
damn frown


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Dec 1, 11:08am - #340312 
damn.. he almost ran the poor celica over... such a nice celi and Hood too thumbsdown

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Dec 1, 11:10am - #340313 
Wait let me get this straight. He ovveride the clutch and its in reverse right? So what if its in Neutral? Wouldn't it still roll around because theres no park in manual.


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Dec 1, 11:25am - #340314 
dammm that suck... but nice Hood and kit.. thumbsup thumbsup rice


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Dec 1, 11:46am - #340315 
DAAAM eek


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Dec 1, 12:33pm - #340316 
Man, what a bummer! His insurance should definitely pay to replace the Hood. I wouldn't stand for anything less.


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Dec 1, 1:06pm - #340317 
damn that sucks, You have a very nice looking Celi hope it gets put back to the way b4 it got ran over.


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Dec 1, 1:25pm - #340318 
Originally Posted by ACE_GTS
My advice to you is not to take the money just yet. If you can afford it, fix the car first then take the money. This way, if it actually cost more to fix it, the insurace company will have to dish out more cash. If it actually cost less then dont tell your insurance company and pocket the rest for pain and suffering.


The problem with this mentality is that insurance companies rarely overestimate...so they end up spending more money when the shop gives them the bill.


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Dec 1, 1:49pm - #340319 
that nissan tried to hump ur car

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Dec 1, 1:58pm - #340320 
i was just thinking hy didnt use the ebreak? what a fukkin jack ass..


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Dec 1, 1:58pm - #340321 
Originally Posted by UnlimitationZ
Wait let me get this straight. He ovveride the clutch and its in reverse right? So what if its in Neutral? Wouldn't it still roll around because theres no park in manual.


thats wut i was wondering

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Dec 1, 2:19pm - #340322 
Originally Posted by UFCELI
Originally Posted by ACE_GTS
My advice to you is not to take the money just yet. If you can afford it, fix the car first then take the money. This way, if it actually cost more to fix it, the insurace company will have to dish out more cash. If it actually cost less then dont tell your insurance company and pocket the rest for pain and suffering.


The problem with this mentality is that insurance companies rarely overestimate...so they end up spending more money when the shop gives them the bill.


I use to drive a civic, which had been rear-ended. The damage didnt look that bad so the insurance offered me $300 so I took it. After taking it to the shop, there seem to be more damage than it appear to be. It cost me an extra $100 to fix it. So just make sure you get an estimate before taking any money from the insurance company, if you havent already.

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Dec 1, 2:29pm - #340323 
that sucks. make him give you his remote start


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Dec 1, 2:30pm - #340324 


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Dec 1, 2:37pm - #340325 
sorry to hear, and good luck withe everything.

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Dec 1, 2:41pm - #340326 
oooohh...seems like i started some sparks over there calling the dude ricer!!! rofl well, anyone of your nissan altima owners out there reading this, when you have the wheels, ugly universal spoiler, and big plain decal like that, yeah, i consider it rice... rice

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Dec 1, 2:44pm - #340327 
that really really sucks! thumbsdown

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Dec 1, 2:47pm - #340328 
Brats smile

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Dec 1, 6:28pm - #340329 
Ouch that hurts to look at. Try to get me some extra money for pain and suffering!

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