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Old 03-09-2013, 10:08 PM   #1
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Another totaled Focus Thread

What a day it has been. Started the day by winning a year's worth of lawn products at a local lawn care store, then on my way to Costco, I came across an older gentleman in a Kia Forte who had hit a curb and destroyed his wheel and had a flat. He had a scissor jack out so I stopped because I always have my regular jack. Later, on my way to get some ice cream with my wife, we get hit by a guy who ran a red light. We were in the turn lane and were almost to the other side of the intersection when he hit us. He just missed a Geo Tracker that was on our right that was turning in the same direction. We got pushed into a CRV. It was raining lightly and then started raining pretty hard. The passenger's side door will no longer close and I am sure it is totaled because as of yesterday, it had 150,298 miles. I took off my snow tires and had entered it into a maintenance log I keep.....anyone selling a nice ZX5?!









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Old 03-09-2013, 10:11 PM   #2
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That sucks, but glad to hear everyone's alright.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:26 PM   #3
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That sucks, but the Focus did it's job. Too bad, you kept it in really nice condition! I am sure you'll find another soon, prolly not as clean as your totaled one :(
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:27 PM   #4
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Terrible man. Get an st !?!?

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Old 03-09-2013, 10:35 PM   #5
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ouch, sorry to see that man.
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The car didn't even have a door ding because I parked way out in NYC to make sure. The ST is nice, but just a little rich for me right now. The wife got a new Kia Optima Turbo this past December and I was more than content with my little car.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:57 PM   #7
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You might be able to get the insurance to pay for it looks like a new door both fenders and a bumper then paint it.

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You might be able to get the insurance to pay for it looks like a new door both fenders and a bumper then paint it.

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Yea, I'm thinkin just paint too. The extra 20 degrees of negative camber from the rearranged strut tower and suspension might help on some autocross courses..........
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Sucks to see another bite the dust :(



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Old 03-10-2013, 01:28 AM   #10
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Well that's another way to get holy negative camber batman lol but all kidding aside glad to see everyone is alright, that little car took it like a champ. Have you looked at any mk3 focuses? Or the model year before, I love my 2012 foci it's a great car
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