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Old 01-12-2004, 08:31 PM   #1
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Check out this SRT-4 Story

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http://www.neons.org/forums/viewtopi...er=asc&start=0

Basically, a guy was gonna buy a Neon SRT. On the test drive, he swapped with the salesguy so the salesguy could drive it back to the dealership. Salesdude went too fast, rolled it, and now the customer has some MAJOR injuries.




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Old 01-12-2004, 08:45 PM   #2
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yeah those cars are safe.....
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Thats ****ed up, the guy from the dealership shouldve known better. I have heard on some srt-4 sites that people have complained that becuz the back end sits so high compared to the front to give it that mean look that the thing will roll a lot easier than it should. I hope that guys sue's the shit outta that dealership.
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Old 01-12-2004, 09:27 PM   #4
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heres the story for those who dont want to click the link


http://www.neons.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=146066

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thursday around 2pm, I was test driving my soon to be new 04 srt-4 from a local dealership.I switched places with the salesmen to return to the lot. The salesmen was behind the wheel driving down Earliesville Rd. He was going way too fast and lost control, going through a fence then rolling the car 4 times. The result..A few stiches in his face and some cut and brusies. Me on the other hand wasnt so lucky. The fence rail went though the front windshield, hit me in the face, pealing my face from the nose to my ear away from my scull. I lost so much blood in the car before I was pulled out, I almost died on the scene. After 3 days in the hospital, 2 plastic surguries, and masive nerve grafting I am home tonight. I look like the freekin eliphant man.My family and I ask to pray for us, as My recovery is FAR from over. Here are the pics.. some are graffic.

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Old 01-12-2004, 09:44 PM   #5
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WOW!

That dude is definitely in my prayers...thats sucks. Any idea what happened to the salesman?
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Old 01-12-2004, 09:46 PM   #6
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Well that really sucks, I would be on a huge lawsuit right about now, if that was me. Those neons dont look like they hold up very well in a crash, of course it was rolled 4 times.
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the wing held up tho.....
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LOL I just notice that, well that is one thing I'll give Dodge credit for. Strong Rear Spoiler on the SRT-4.
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bet the owner of the dealership wasnt happy.
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yeah those cars are safe.....
I doubt the windshield of the Focus could withstand a hi-speed impact with a fence rail any more than an SRT-4.
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