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Old 09-08-2012, 11:23 PM   #1
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tornado took out my car :(

There was a small EF0 tornado going down my street and it knocked down a tree right onto my focus :(





Has anyone dealt with rear hatch damage like this? I have full insurance but I don't want to total it.. I just put in my new recaros :(


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Old 09-08-2012, 11:24 PM   #2
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Eek. That's a new hatch and quarter panel for sure, and there will be inner structure damage for that corner. See if you can take a slightly lower payment and keep a clean title, we had that option once for hail damage and did so to keep from totaling the car.
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:30 PM   #3
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thats most likely total.
Looks like the structure strength is gone...

Sorry about your loss.
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:31 PM   #4
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As it turns out, the tree that fell on my car was a dead tree and was marked for removal 3 months ago by the town.. but they never removed it. So technically the town is liable. Hopefully I can save the car and go after the town for the other damages.
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oh wow..... well maybe you'll get a new ST out of it

sorry that sucks to see though. Hopefully it all goes smoothly.
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Shit... That's terrible man
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:43 PM   #7
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Whoa shit dude! Glad you're OK!
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Damn, sorry to hear. Glad noone was hurt. Hate to say it but I would guess it would probably be totaled. Usually if damage is 70%-75% of value of car they total it. Hope all works out for you in your favor.
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i work at a body shop and you will be surprised with how they manage to let some cars get fixed. a lot worse then yours.
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hopefully it gets fixed.. I have spent a lot of time working on this car to get it the way I want it.. then a tree falls on it lol
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