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Old 10-05-2012, 11:53 PM   #11
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I do have pics on my phone, I have to send them to my computer so I will do that tomorrow. I did not get the number because it was right at my exit. Luckily the paint come off with some hard work. It could have been a lot worse now that I look back at the comments.
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Old 10-06-2012, 09:56 AM   #12
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It doesn't look too bad but we had to scratch off each speck one by one. The side was muh worse and I was too focused on thinking of how to get it off without ruining the clear coat and didn't think to take a picture.
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Around six years ago, I had a flatbed semi cut me off, and then a big bolt came off the back of the bed and struck my windshield - the damage was unreal. I got the license plate number, called the company, and their insurance company replaced my windshield for me.

Signs do not absolve the company of negligence...I suppose they are there to keep people from trying.
Same thing happened to my wife; a break the size of a basketball in windshield...thankfully the safety glass prevented the object form entering passenger compartment. I called trucking company; they told me to get lost.
I wound up buying a new windshield out of my pocket, and saying prayers of thanks my wife and family were unhurt.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:53 AM   #14
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I think you got lucky, in July a truck going the other way dropped something a bit heavier than a spray can.... a port-o-potie.

Yes... a shitter fell from the sky and I drove straight into it.

Wrote off my focus due to the damage.

Thankfully it was a 'new' port-o-let, and it wasnt full.
OMG. I'm sorry that happened to you, but damn do I wish I saw it!
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It doesn't look too bad but we had to scratch off each speck one by one. The side was muh worse and I was too focused on thinking of how to get it off without ruining the clear coat and didn't think to take a picture.
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I think I would have tried using a clay bar. They are good at removing overspray.
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what happened? And I tried a clay bar along with wax enhancer, Collinite 845 wax,used a razor blade on the glass, and used a polishing compound with an electric buffer, and one by one with my fingers for the back because none of it worked back there.
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Foolishly doing a U-turn- an SUV behind me didnt notice me braking, indicating, turning. The top of the wheel was hit so it was leaning in at an angle - hence the tow. SUV only had cracked front bumper.
Never do a U-turn - with insurance youre automatically at fault if anything happens.
My focus is currently in the shop being fixed - the only good thing is that Im getting a free windows tint out of it.
Couldnt have been my old, dented, used and abused Freestar could it! No, had to be my brand new, shiny Focus.
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I do have pics on my phone, I have to send them to my computer so I will do that tomorrow. I did not get the number because it was right at my exit. Luckily the paint come off with some hard work. It could have been a lot worse now that I look back at the comments.
You mean you didn't chase him down?

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