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xmangt1
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Dec 23, 7:36pm - #72645 
This is what happens...

When you make a turn a little too fast(20 MPH) when there's a good amount of snow coming down & on the ground when you have 18" wheels wrapped in low profiles. This happened on 12/13/03 on my way to watch the fights on PPV. I made a left turn & slid straight into a high sidewalk on a main street. If it wasn't for the sidewalk I would've wiped out some pedestrians! Anyway I got my ride back from the shop today(replaced lower wheel arm & balanced)---$500. That doesn't include a new front passenger rim that is now pretty screwed. The car was lifted above my head in the shop & when the mechanic rotated it, it was crooked but looks like I may be able to use it a short while(damn thing is a little bent). I believe a new rim will cost me like $350 so the total may be like $850. Thank God I did my X-mas shopping almost a month ago! The pic doesn't show all the damage sustained. It looks pretty bad. Oh well like they say...shit happens!

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Dec 23, 7:39pm - #72646 
Yeah, not good about your accident. Glad your ok and I hope you remember next time to drive like a granny in the snow. thumbsup

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Dec 23, 7:44pm - #72647 
sucks dude...but as you say shit happens. If its not too bent use it for the winter then grab yourself a new rim. Some people grab a set of shitty rims off ebay for winter use.

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xmangt1
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Dec 23, 7:46pm - #72648 
I have the old ones still...somewhere
Thx LostAngel...snow suks ass! thumbsdown

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Dec 23, 7:56pm - #72649 
Damn that is bad news bro, don't sweat it tho like you said at least you didnt hit anybody and your not hurt yourself, it could've been a lot worse. Good luck with repairing the car and on buyin the new rim. Tickett.

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Dec 23, 8:13pm - #72650 
My man BigTicket always knows what to say Thx dawg!(I'm a little depressed)

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Dec 23, 8:29pm - #72651 
For real I would be too there is no reason not to be especially with those dope ass rims, but it is alright bad things can happen to good people too.

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Dec 23, 8:49pm - #72652 
damn...that sucks frown


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Dec 23, 8:52pm - #72653 
Thx

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Dec 23, 8:52pm - #72654 
Ouch. Take it easy...I almost wiped out once. I was taking a curving on-ramp at 65mph when I see a patch of water from the sprinkler system on the side of the road and I hit it. I hydroplaned and luckily I just let go of the steering wheel and grabbed it right after and held on. Why did I let go? Becuz if I knew if I kept my hands on the steering wheel, I prolly would've panicked and if I tried to swerve I prolly would've ate it.

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Dec 23, 9:00pm - #72655 
Looks like you have a guardian angel on your shoulder...mine must've been on break!

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Dec 23, 9:25pm - #72656 
ouch frown


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Dec 23, 9:28pm - #72657 
It hurt man! frown

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Dec 23, 9:40pm - #72658 
soory to hear that, makes me wanna cry just looking at it cry

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Dec 23, 10:02pm - #72659 
ouch that sucks

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Dec 23, 10:16pm - #72660 
Sorry to hear about what happened. i went out and bought a 1991 celi for my winter driving, figured i would save the miles and keep my celi safe. Snow is nasty to drive on, you just never know when you are gonna hit an ice spot.


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Dec 23, 10:21pm - #72661 
ouch, and yes i'm sorry to hear that thumbsdown i had a curb check that tore up my alloys and a little bit of my tires...but nothing like that. i have no idea what snow driving is like

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xmangt1
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Dec 23, 10:27pm - #72662 
Well, I'll make it easy for ya. Snow driving=shit!
I think that's pretty clear.

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Dec 23, 10:32pm - #72663 
crystal. here it just rains & rains (like today). i got soaked working...sucked. didnt help that they had the ac on either... thumbsdown

but yeah, i'd take that over snow.

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Dec 23, 10:38pm - #72664 
Salt trucks don't make the experience any better either. All they do is damage your ride even more...especially if you are right behind one which seems to be my luck most of the damn time. DDDDDDDDDDDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Dec 23, 11:18pm - #72665 
IL weather sucks, it drives me insane for the same reason because they salt the living hell out of everything.

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Dec 23, 11:27pm - #72666 
um, well we get flooded...thats our equivalent to salt lol...doesnt help your ride at all. and the celicas are soo low..

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Dec 24, 1:49am - #72667 
not looking good,,, thumbsdown


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Dec 24, 12:00pm - #72668 
damn thats gotta suck


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Dec 24, 1:35pm - #72669 
I used to stay in Chi-Town. Born and raised on Damen and Diversey. North Side and West Side. Driving in the winter sssuuuccckkkss. Driving in Orlando is pretty cool. High Speed limits, lots of deserted roads and only rain to deal with.


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Dec 24, 1:51pm - #72670 
That kinda sux, take it easy in the rough weather, Celi's aren't Hummers.

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Dec 24, 3:08pm - #72671 
ding!i think its time for new rims! grin lol!


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Dec 26, 1:16am - #72672 
The mechanic I took it to did a good job, he is a friend of my homie. It rides good-just need a new rim.
Thx everyone.

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Dec 26, 4:47am - #72673 
Originally Posted by xmangt1
The mechanic I took it to did a good job, he is a friend of my homie. It rides good-just need a new rim.
Thx everyone.

Good to hear hommie. thumbsup Be safe now!!

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Dec 26, 5:44am - #72674 
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
Originally Posted by xmangt1
The mechanic I took it to did a good job, he is a friend of my homie. It rides good-just need a new rim.
Thx everyone.

Good to hear hommie. thumbsup Be safe now!!


glad it wasnt worse, keep cool thumbsup

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Dec 26, 6:14am - #72675 
sorry to hear bout that the same thing happend to me last week in november going 25mph and hit a lil divider.

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Dec 26, 10:56am - #72676 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
sorry to hear bout that the same thing happend to me last week in november going 25mph and hit a lil divider.



eek eek eek



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Dec 26, 2:11pm - #72677 
Originally Posted by Spread Eagle
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
sorry to hear bout that the same thing happend to me last week in november going 25mph and hit a lil divider.



eek eek eek


oh man...that sucks! how much for a new rim? or will you jsut put the stock rims back on?

i just got my car back from the tire place..ran over a nail. $10 and that includes a $2 tip.

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Dec 27, 11:30pm - #72678 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
Originally Posted by xmangt1
The mechanic I took it to did a good job, he is a friend of my homie. It rides good-just need a new rim.
Thx everyone.

Good to hear hommie. thumbsup Be safe now!!


glad it wasnt worse, keep cool thumbsup
Thx guys!

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Dec 27, 11:33pm - #72679 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
sorry to hear bout that the same thing happend to me last week in november going 25mph and hit a lil divider.
Damn dude that's pretty bad-looks like we're in the same boat-hope a new rim doesn't run you too expensive. Good news is that you have no mechanical damage.

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