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got in to a little accident last night #80752 Jan 11, 10:30pm Jan 11, 10:30pm
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got in to a little accident last night
my team and i where hanging out last night as we were driving along entering a free way there was a sharp turn(almost a 90 degree turn) towards the end of the entrance everyone was taking the turn fast, know ing the celi can take the turn i didnt care but what i didnt expect was the car behind me(she, yea female,a friend of the crew, in a 90 accord-stock)took the turn fast also and guess what...bam her car couldnt take it she lost control she hit the barrier and bounced then hit my rear.. dammit angry anywho i got a good size scartches and a small dent in my driver rear bumper. being a friend and i know she is an unexperience driver(shes 18) we agreed that she would pay for the damages w/o goin thru insurance. i will check body shops 2morrow but how much is she lookin at to get it fixed?? and if the shops said i need a new bumper how much is an OEM bumper + paint would cost btw my car is carbon blue and as far as my knowledge its an expensive paint. i dont want to be a dick and overcahrge her so i need an idea how much it will cost thanks

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80753 Jan 11, 10:40pm Jan 11, 10:40pm
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if i were you, i'ld get am aftermarket body kit. usually, you can get a full body kit installed and painted for less than an OEM bumper.(unless its an expensive kit) and it sound like a good excuse anyways.

if not i think someone on this site was selling a stock bumper in Carbon Blue, but i think it was the front, not real sure, mabey you'll get lucky

from toyota though, it will be pretty expensive i think, i do kow that a factory accord bumper (94) is $856, not sure about a celica though, just call the dealer they will look it up real easy

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80754 Jan 11, 10:42pm Jan 11, 10:42pm
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that sucks bro...at least she paying for it but still...girl drivers ohboy






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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80755 Jan 11, 10:54pm Jan 11, 10:54pm
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Call your local toyota dealership and see if they can get you this "52159-20945" in the color you need
(Carbon Blue # 210 - https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/colorcodes.html )

I hope that $173.79 is the price for prepainted - and I hope this helps to relieve some of your stress thumbsup

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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: isaac] #80756 Jan 11, 11:20pm Jan 11, 11:20pm
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i hope its $173 coz i know she can handle that and if its pre painted that would be great il'l call the dealer tomorrow

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: isaac] #80757 Jan 11, 11:23pm Jan 11, 11:23pm
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that sucks about the accident. i'd be pretty pissed.

wow...if its only 170 i'm gonna get one because mines fucked up.

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80758 Jan 11, 11:23pm Jan 11, 11:23pm
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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
i hope its $173 coz i know she can handle that and if its pre painted that would be great il'l call the dealer tomorrow


lemme know what the dealer says thumbsup

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80759 Jan 11, 11:34pm Jan 11, 11:34pm
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Toyota Dealership may do a 10% mark-up... but still, thats a lot less than paying $200 for fiberglass and then another $250 for paint spineyes


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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: isaac] #80760 Jan 11, 11:40pm Jan 11, 11:40pm
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didn't know stock bumpers were that cheap, thought it was a lot more

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: beans] #80761 Jan 11, 11:49pm Jan 11, 11:49pm
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Originally Posted by beans
didn't know stock bumpers were that cheap, thought it was a lot more


TRD bumpers are much much more happywink


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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: celicaTRDgts] #80762 Jan 11, 11:50pm Jan 11, 11:50pm
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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts

that sucks bro...at least she paying for it but still...girl drivers ohboy






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nono not all girl drivers are bad drivers!


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Originally Posted by isaac
Toyota Dealership may do a 10% mark-up... but still, thats a lot less than paying $200 for fiberglass and then another $250 for paint spineyes


17 bucks markup is definatly reasonable...wow this thread made my night.

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: CelicaPrincess] #80764 Jan 11, 11:54pm Jan 11, 11:54pm
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Originally Posted by CelicaPrincess

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that sucks bro...at least she paying for it but still...girl drivers ohboy
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nono not all girl drivers are bad drivers!


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Very true thumbsup

And to add to this - I've never seen a smashed-up Celica with a girl driver, but I have seen several smashed-up Celica with guy drivers spineyes

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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80765 Jan 12, 1:03am Jan 12, 1:03am
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OEM bumpers aren't expensive at all, and plus, shops can paint it and clear coat it in less than a couple of days. Usually costs you upwards of $300-$350 USD total (inc. paint and parts). Hopefully that's all that happened. Sorry to hear you got a bump, but things like this do happen, glad ur safe

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any pics of the damage?

Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80767 Jan 12, 12:14pm Jan 12, 12:14pm
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That's rough dude, but it could've been a lot worse! Glad your both ok, paint can be fixed yah know. That's cool of you to not go through insurance. $173 ain't bad at all, definately cheaper than an aftermarket, even though that was my first thought.

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aight heres the word i called a couple of dealers and i would say the average price is about $197+ tax...UNPAINTED
i asked them if i can order it prepainted they said the factory does NOT make them painted so i dunno confused i asked them what the paint to match ment on the catalog they said that it means that it needs to be painted to match the color idunno
and then i went to a dealers body shop and they quoted me $650 eek eek for a new bumper +paint/labor, thats actually cheaper that gettin it fix and painted, i was thinkin to myself hells no!!! so now iam still lookin around for a shop that wont charge an arm and a leg 4 paint.
I personally know a shop that does aftermarket body kits he might paint the bumper cheaper so ill see 2morrow anywho ill keep you guys updated

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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
aight heres the word i called a couple of dealers and i would say the average price is about $197+ tax...UNPAINTED
i asked them if i can order it prepainted they said the factory does NOT make them painted so i dunno confused i asked them what the paint to match ment on the catalog they said that it means that it needs to be painted to match the color idunno
and then i went to a dealers body shop and they quoted me $650 eek eek for a new bumper +paint/labor, thats actually cheaper that gettin it fix and painted, i was thinkin to myself hells no!!! so now iam still lookin around for a shop that wont charge an arm and a leg 4 paint.
I personally know a shop that does aftermarket body kits he might paint the bumper cheaper so ill see 2morrow anywho ill keep you guys updated


Sry to hear that dude, keep us posted on ur progress.. thumbsup


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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80770 Jan 12, 1:09pm Jan 12, 1:09pm
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hey get a TRD kit, I believe they come from the factory painted to match.

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Originally Posted by stefanoc
any pics of the damage?
Yeah, depending on how big and bad this "dent" is, you never know but the frame might be damaged depending on where she hit you. If she hit you on the extreme rear of the bumper then you should be fine, but if she hit you more towards the corner of your bumper, it might have hit the frame.

In my experience with accidents, it's always worse than it looks. But that's just me. Maybe it was just a tap though. idunno


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kinda off topic but i know a girl who flipped her 1 week old celica into a ditch by my house.

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that's sad! Hope she was ok. There was a girl that bought a modded out honda down here. Two DAYS later it was totaled.

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yea she was ok. celicas are very good safety wise. Out of all the pictures of wrecked celicas that i've seen, the passenger compartment was pretty much maintained.

my friends mom had a 00 GT and was rear ended by a big rig/18 wheeler and pushed into another full size pick up truck on the freeway and only escaped with a seat belt burn.

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Originally Posted by Steven
yea she was ok. celicas are very good safety wise. Out of all the pictures of wrecked celicas that i've seen, the passenger compartment was pretty much maintained.

my friends mom had a 00 GT and was rear ended by a big rig/18 wheeler and pushed into another full size pick up truck on the freeway and only escaped with a seat belt burn.


yea, remember Team Dynamix on the boards flipped his and it was destroyed and he was ok?
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Re: got in to a little accident last night [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #80780 Jan 12, 8:35pm Jan 12, 8:35pm
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i dont think the frame is damaged here are som pics. if you look closly you can see the dent tell me if you think the frame is damaged

btw a nother option i have is just asking her the money and buying a veilside 2 rear you think $500 should cover it???

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