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Old 07-12-2011, 08:53 PM   #71
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Well i bought the car back now its sitting in my garage. I think im gonna need to buy a new shell in order to re build it.
how much was it to buy it back?
i know its tuff, but more pics of the damage?
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Old 07-12-2011, 08:59 PM   #72
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that should be a easy fix!!!just put some money into the saleen to fix it and boost it with the rest lol...... ill buy the shell if you decent to strip it
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Old 07-13-2011, 03:45 PM   #73
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Im gonna buy another saleen. And fix the one they "totaled"
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:27 PM   #74
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^That sounds like a great idea.
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So i can then have two >_<
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Old 07-15-2011, 01:04 AM   #76
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before you get into fixing the one sitting in your garage, take it to a frame and alignment shop, and see how bad the damage to the unibody is. I GUARANTEE that there is structural damage.
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i second this. there is no doubt in my mine the floor pans buckled to some degree. but if your patient and got the right tools you can do it yourself. me and my dad straightened a truck frame by chaining the truck to one big tree(to hold it in place) took some measurements, then pulled the damaged area of the frame back out by wrapping a tow chain and a comealong around a tree and putting pressure on it then smacking the frame where it was buckled with a BFH. not perfect but it did the trick and cost alot less than taking it to a frame shop.
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I was planning on doing all of that. The trunk floor where my spare tire is, is level so nothing buckled in there. But im gonna use my friends come along to pull the spot where the hatch locks in back out. and maybe try to get it sealed. But we shall see. Its definitely gonna be my project car though, and i really wanna get started.

If you guys have any other suggestions that would be sweet.
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Sorry to hear about the accident, but happy that you're going to repair it. I "rescued" my Saleen and got it back on the road. It's where they belong. It's not perfect yet, but I'll get it there eventually. Good luck to you.
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