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Mar 24, 1:54am - #424695 
Ran over a brick on the Highway!

Earlier tonight I was on my way home from picking up my girl, when I see this thing on the road and I try to go around it (im going at 85mph) and it hits my right front tire. I pull over to the shoulder, and when i look behind me, i realize that there is 12 other cars behind me, i guess i wasn't the only one.
Anyway it cracked my tire, made a hole in it, and my rim is kinda fucked too, but I need to know what you guys think, if the rim still works or do I need to get a new one?

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Mar 24, 1:55am - #424696 
sorry for the size and quality, they are straight from my cell phone

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Mar 24, 1:55am - #424697 
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Mar 24, 1:56am - #424698 
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Mar 24, 1:57am - #424699 
GOD DAMN...Those were sexy rims!!!! Im sorry bro, i dunno if its fixable frown What do you guys think??

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Mar 24, 1:57am - #424700 
fuck, all that from just a brick? shit. thumbsdown

your rim is gone. i doubt it can hold air. i suggest new rims thumbsup


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Mar 24, 1:59am - #424701 
damn dude that sucks sorry to see that... i think your insurence should cover it tho

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Mar 24, 2:01am - #424702 
damm that suck thumbsdown


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Mar 24, 2:07am - #424703 
Originally Posted by gts_drew
damn dude that sucks sorry to see that... i think your insurence should cover it tho



I doubt it, but anyway if it does, i don't know if it's worth it going through them because i'm going to have to pay, some type of deductible or some shit, and it's not worth it, when I can probably get it fixed for like $270

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Mar 24, 2:08am - #424704 
but yeah it does suck!! cry cry cry

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Mar 24, 2:13am - #424705 
ummm good point but i would still check cause its not your fault

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Mar 24, 2:13am - #424706 
you're screwed up! frown
But I Think your rim can make it with a balance... rolleyes


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Mar 24, 2:39am - #424707 
dude that brick packs a lot of punch for such a little thing...sorry to hear..hope everything goes well.

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Mar 24, 8:25am - #424708 
Your wheel is shot, bro -- scrap it. Tell the shop you bought your wheels from what happened and see if they'll hook you up with a good deal.

I wouldn't even bother with the insurance, they won't cover aftermarket wheels. Some sheisty insurance will even jack up your premium if they find out you've got aftermarket stuff.

...in Michigan, there would've been 3 bricks.

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Mar 24, 8:30am - #424709 
sorry to hear that, dude...stoopid brick!!


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Mar 24, 8:34am - #424710 
it calls for a new rim


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Mar 24, 9:47am - #424711 
let me griev with you, i feel your pain...now whats a bitch isnt that its messed up, its how long it'll take till you get it fixed, a repair alone takes up to 1-2 weeks to fix, GL my friend i know how it feels.


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Mar 24, 10:31am - #424712 
It could be fixed, but the money you'll have to pay will be enough to get another wheel!

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Mar 24, 10:36am - #424713 
Sorry to see that, dude. thumbsdown

Even if it could hold air, I wouldn't want to run on that rim. Could go flat or cause a blowout pretty easy, I think.


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Mar 24, 10:37am - #424714 
^^^yup thats what i did, yours looks like its going to cost the same it would have for mine it even looks works, around 150


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Mar 24, 11:58am - #424715 
wow, sorry to hear that. last night i was on my way home and i hit one deep ass pot hole, but it felt like the road had instantly come to a dip of 3 feet.


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Mar 24, 12:00pm - #424716 
Originally Posted by TRDCelica03
Originally Posted by gts_drew
damn dude that sucks sorry to see that... i think your insurence should cover it tho



I doubt it, but anyway if it does, i don't know if it's worth it going through them because i'm going to have to pay, some type of deductible or some shit, and it's not worth it, when I can probably get it fixed for like $270


$270 is way too much! get a new one. if you get it fixed it's not going to be the same again!


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Mar 24, 12:04pm - #424717 
that fucken sucks just buy a new rim thumbsup


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Mar 24, 1:40pm - #424718 
Sorry man that looks rough, looks like the best bet is too get a new rim. BTW you car looks real nice with the gunmetal rims thumbsup

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Mar 24, 1:42pm - #424719 
o crap cry

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Mar 24, 4:00pm - #424720 
My rim just sustained similiar damage. They told me it was totaled. Rims cant handle anything more then a scratch frown

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Mar 24, 4:26pm - #424721 
I don't think any shop will allow you to mount a new tire on it. It'll make it tough for balancing, and it could be bent enough to allow air to leak out from the tire when it is mounted. You'll probably have to take a loss on this one. You sure insurance won't cover it? Good luck to you!!


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Mar 24, 7:06pm - #424722 
sorry about that bro. thats a bitch. i think you maybe able to ahve th erim bent back some and it shoudl be good. i dont know though frown

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Mar 25, 9:17am - #424723 
$270 willl you get you two new rims thats way to much.


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Mar 25, 10:01am - #424724 
man that blows, i just wrecked my celica last night too. f'ed up my front bumper, side skirt, and rear bumper...stupid slick tires not treading water lol


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Mar 25, 11:57am - #424725 
ooh gawd damn man! that brick did some damage thumbsdown Just get a new rim and if you need ALL new tires, might as well get NEW tires

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Mar 25, 1:39pm - #424726 
New Rim = $185 Shipped not bad..
New Tires = $120 (Toyo Proxes)

Total of $305

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Mar 25, 4:53pm - #424727 
THAT SUX MAN, GOOD LUCK WITH THE NEW RIM AND TIRE.

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Mar 25, 6:43pm - #424728 
You have my condolences!

I have special ordered tires through Wal-Mart. They will warranty anything like that if you buy the road hazard. I bought 2 tires, put them on my trailer, the electric brake stuck on, it blew the tires and they made them good!

See if a road hazard is available for your new tire!

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Mar 25, 7:08pm - #424729 
rofl

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Celica - 0

The wheel is scrap metal.

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Mar 25, 11:04pm - #424730 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
rofl

Brick - 1
Celica - 0

The wheel is scrap metal.


rofl

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Mar 26, 3:26am - #424731 
Sam-when i bought those rims i should have bought the no questions asked 50 dollar warrenty frown next time i will. you only need one tire...ill ask my friends at les shaub what theyll charge me.

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Mar 30, 2:51pm - #424732 
Thanks Brian...But I already ordered the wheel and tire.
Came out to $215 SHIPPED and Mounted on and Balanced. I like that price! But I wish I woulda spent it on something else!.

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Mar 31, 9:29am - #424733 
Originally Posted by sweetnuts4sale
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rofl

Brick - 1
Celica - 0

The wheel is scrap metal.


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