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Dec 29, 11:47pm - #361457 
It happened...

Got into an accident. I rear ended a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. U never think it will happen to u. This really suks ass. I don't think the damage is too bad though. Engine still sounds smooth as hell. Gonna need a new Hood, fender, front bumper, entire headlight(just put on PIAA bulbs), clear corner lens, rim got all scratched up, driver side view Mirror. Who knows what else. Front wheels are facing opposite directions so it was undriveable. Got towed. I have good insurance & got the car towed to a place that has experience with customized cars. Hell of a Christmas present. Anyways, I have 3 pics right now from my camera phone so plz excuse the quality of the pics.
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Dec 29, 11:48pm - #361458 
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Dec 29, 11:49pm - #361459 
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Dec 29, 11:51pm - #361460 
i am rry to see toe pics


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Dec 29, 11:52pm - #361461 
Damn! hate to see a celica like that cry Looks like the headlight didnt break.

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Dec 29, 11:52pm - #361462 
that sucks thumbsdown

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Dec 29, 11:53pm - #361463 
sorry bout that man, good luck with the insurance frown that's a horrible feeling in the pit of your stomach right after something like that shit goes down. i feel for ya cry


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Dec 30, 12:03am - #361464 
ya your headlight looks fine to me. but sorry about the crash man that sucks.

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Dec 30, 12:06am - #361465 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Damn! hate to see a celica like that cry Looks like the headlight didnt break.
It did break & all scratched up to hell for that matter. It's all cracked but da pics don't do much justice.

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Dec 30, 12:25am - #361466 
damn... sry bout that cry poor celis lately frown


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Dec 30, 12:34am - #361467 
sorry dude.. hope it turn out great...


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Dec 30, 12:37am - #361468 
I'm kinda sad

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Dec 30, 12:50am - #361469 
i know how you feel my old car was total not long ago..


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Dec 30, 1:20am - #361470 
Thx guys

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Dec 30, 1:21am - #361471 
frown cry cry cry cry sorry to hear that

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Dec 30, 1:34am - #361472 
Sorry to hear that frown


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Dec 30, 1:39am - #361473 
wow that sucks...how did you rear end him?

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Dec 30, 1:58am - #361474 
ouch poor celica.. good luck with ur insurance thumbsup

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Dec 30, 2:03am - #361475 
good luck with everything man

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Dec 30, 2:05am - #361476 
dam that suxs.. i feel for u. get it fixed and bring it bak better then ever thumbsup


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Dec 30, 2:29am - #361477 
Originally Posted by cycocelica
wow that sucks...how did you rear end him?
I figured someone would ask that. Well...when he passed the intersection, the light turned yellow & by that time I was at the middle of the traffic light myself but it turns out that there were a bunch of cars in front of him & he had to break so when I braked behind him it was too late. I slid & rammed my Celi into his Cherokee...I swirved to the right & slammed my brakes but I straight slid into the Cherokee. My driver side slammed into the Jeep & well...u saw the damage. I got a ticket for following too close which I think is bullshit. All in all...it is my fault...I was cited for following to close. The other driver was cool with it...he was an old guy that just bought the Cherokee like 3 weeks ago. I pulled out my insurance card & he felt good that I am fully covered with Allstate. He knows that my insurance will cover him fully. His damage is minor. My damage is a lot worse than his.

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Dec 30, 2:40am - #361478 
nooooooooo

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Dec 30, 2:41am - #361479 
nooooooo your car was one of my favorites

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Dec 30, 2:47am - #361480 
Originally Posted by fonz182
nooooooo your car was one of my favorites
Thx I really appreciate that!

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Dec 30, 2:55am - #361481 
Originally Posted by AznKhaos
dam that suxs.. i feel for u. get it fixed and bring it bak better then ever thumbsup
U betta believe it!!!

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Dec 30, 2:57am - #361482 
thats really sucks thumbsdown

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Dec 30, 3:03am - #361483 
wtf Dave?!?!?! eek cry cry cry cryMan that sux, rite wen i saw it was you that made this thread i had a bad feeling, dude i hope everything seriously works out for you.

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Dec 30, 3:09am - #361484 
I'm so sorry to see/hear about your Celica!!! I actually saved a picture of your car on my computer because it looks so great. Thank goodness for insurance though. Here's a good story for ya:

I was working in a bad part of Los Angeles when I heard a loud crash. Looked outside the window and saw a car backing away from my parked Celica. Turned out this Nissan Sentra was speeding down the street, crossed the middle of the road and slammed into my Celica, making my car look almost exactly like yours. My buddy chased the hit and run driver in his car, but lost it in downtown Los Angeles traffic. The body shop estimate was at around $3500, but "only" had my $1,000 insurance deductible. I practically got a whole new front end. The irony of it all was that I was going to get the front end painted after driving in the winter from Los Angeles to Denver, CO and coming back with about 100 paint dings from driving behind big rigs there and back. For $1,000 I got the paint job and a whole front/left side. Good luck with your insurance company.


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Dec 30, 3:24am - #361485 
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
wtf Dave?!?!?! eek cry cry cry cryMan that sux, rite wen i saw it was you that made this thread i had a bad feeling, dude i hope everything seriously works out for you.
Yo Omar I know U got my back. I had a slight setback but I know U & ECelica straight got me covered!!! Don't eva forget that X-MAN is down with U guys & we roll smooth baby! Big up luv 4 all you guys on da west side!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Californluv Yo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Dec 30, 3:34am - #361486 
Originally Posted by jrbulosan
I'm so sorry to see/hear about your Celica!!! I actually saved a picture of your car on my computer because it looks so great. Thank goodness for insurance though. Here's a good story for ya:

I was working in a bad part of Los Angeles when I heard a loud crash. Looked outside the window and saw a car backing away from my parked Celica. Turned out this Nissan Sentra was speeding down the street, crossed the middle of the road and slammed into my Celica, making my car look almost exactly like yours. My buddy chased the hit and run driver in his car, but lost it in downtown Los Angeles traffic. The body shop estimate was at around $3500, but "only" had my $1,000 insurance deductible. I practically got a whole new front end. The irony of it all was that I was going to get the front end painted after driving in the winter from Los Angeles to Denver, CO and coming back with about 100 paint dings from driving behind big rigs there and back. For $1,000 I got the paint job and a whole front/left side. Good luck with your insurance company.
That's sweet man. Thx for da insight.

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Dec 30, 4:14am - #361487 
Originally Posted by xmangt1
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
wtf Dave?!?!?! eek cry cry cry cryMan that sux, rite wen i saw it was you that made this thread i had a bad feeling, dude i hope everything seriously works out for you.
Yo Omar I know U got my back. I had a slight setback but I know U & ECelica straight got me covered!!! Don't eva forget that X-MAN is down with U guys & we roll smooth baby! Big up luv 4 all you guys on da west side!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Californluv Yo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



I got your back to Dee, Im sorry that happened to such a great person and beautfiul car. Your car inspires me to keep up with the celica, ive wanted to sell it before but certain celicas remind me of what mine can turn out to be.

At least you seem ok, like not hurt, that is what matters. Shit this is your first one, ive had like 2 or 3, just recently broke my KAM skirt in a car wash frown

Best wished dave and hope it works out!!

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Dec 30, 7:54am - #361488 
I had the same thing happen to me a few years ago when I was driving a GMC truck. The other guy had a big Dodge Ram, so my headlights slid under his bumper pretty much. He hopped out of his truck right afterwards and said he was fine. The cop asked him if he thought his truck was driveable or if he needed an ambulance, and the guy declined. His tail light cover was gone, and his bumper was dented, and maybe had a scratched tailgate. The dude drove away just fine, but then my insurance told me he claimed $12,000 on his truck and $6,000 personal injury. I was like BULLSHIT, but it was too late, my insurance already cut the check. angry
So be happy if you don't get hosed by that Cherokee driver, but still sucks about your car!!

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Dec 30, 8:18am - #361489 
DAM...SOR-EE BRO


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I hit, what else, oh plus dome.
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Dec 30, 8:53am - #361490 
That sucks. I feel bad for you that you can't enjoy driving in this 55 degree weather today.


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Dec 30, 8:57am - #361491 
Sorry to hear about the accident. You've got a really great ride; hope everything fixes up OK. Best of luck.


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Dec 30, 10:12am - #361492 
hate to se one down


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Dec 30, 10:45am - #361493 
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Dec 30, 10:51am - #361494 
ouch that sucks...good luck with everything tho

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Dec 30, 11:51am - #361495 
that's horrible frown but glad you're ok

was hoping to check out the ride in person sometime next year (I'm in chicago often in the spring and summer)


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Dec 30, 1:24pm - #361496 
NOOOO!!!! At least you're ok. It's what's inside the car that matters most. Good luck with the shitstorm coming your way.


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Dec 30, 2:22pm - #361497 
Damn, that sucks man! Well at least the person you rear ended is okay and so are you. Not too bad I must say...

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Dec 30, 2:56pm - #361498 
that really sux... Sorry Dude frown It hurts to see a celica in that condition

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Dec 30, 4:41pm - #361499 
dam that sucks, it happens to the best of us so ur not alone


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Dec 30, 10:27pm - #361500 
cry thumbsdown

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Dec 30, 10:28pm - #361501 
cry cry cry that's so sad..hope it won't cost you too much to get it fix..i hate accident..no way to avoid them, unpredicable..sad really..i hate that feeling in ur stomach after it happen..


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Dec 30, 10:34pm - #361502 
situations like that have happened to me a few times but im always lucky enough to pull into another lane before i hit anything

good luck with everything...sad to see a car like that

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Dec 31, 1:30am - #361503 
ooh man cry

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Dec 31, 2:03pm - #361504 
sorry to hear that bro..hope it all works out for you frown

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Jan 3, 7:43pm - #361505 
Thx a lot everyone. Insurance guy is going to assess the damage tomorrow. Bad part is that the rims aren't covered & it got messed up. I actually had to take the bus.

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Jan 4, 7:53am - #361506 
Originally Posted by xmangt1

I rear ended a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee.


Say HELLO to paying Higher Insurance coverage rice

Did you learn anything?
For instance...that you should not Ride peoples asses?
How about that you should stay 2-3 car lengths away from the driver in front of you to help prevent rear-ending tongue


Well hope all works out w/fixing ur car grin

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