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Old 08-16-2013, 12:14 PM   #1
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3K in hail damage...FML

Got the an estimate this morning and started the claim immediately. There are two options:

1. Fix the body up proper...spend the dough on a pro job.

or

2. Fix the body damage as best I can, save for an inexpensive repaint in the spring, and spend the insurance money on something fun...like a turbo.

Decisions decisions...


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Old 08-16-2013, 03:36 PM   #2
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Option 1 - FTW

Option 2 - "You'll shoot your eye out kid"
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:41 PM   #3
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Here's what you do:

Delete this thread and any evidence the car's been damaged

Print a CarFax immediately before anything is reported

Have the car completely repaired on your insurance company's dime

Sell the car for maximum value

Put cash down on an ST
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:50 PM   #4
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Here's what you do:

Delete this thread and any evidence the car's been damaged

Print a CarFax immediately before anything is reported

Have the car completely repaired on your insurance company's dime

Sell the car for maximum value

Assume amoosenamedhank's lease (because he's local) so that amoosenamedhank can get an ST
Fixed that for ya.
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:51 PM   #5
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^I'd think Hank should have spent his own money more wisely and not inflict his grievous errors upon others.


Take the money, sell the car and buy something with 2 less doors.
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Old 08-16-2013, 09:26 PM   #6
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Why would I sell the car? I love this car. I'm going to drive it till one of us dies.
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Old 08-16-2013, 09:58 PM   #7
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^I'd think Hank should have spent his own money more wisely and not inflict his grievous errors upon others.


Take the money, sell the car and buy something with 2 less doors.
Well aren't you a feisty little guy.

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Old 08-17-2013, 12:03 AM   #8
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My sister got 2200dls from the insurance for hail damage and she got a st last night, her mazda is sitting in my driveway, she will use that as winter car. Get a focus st and trade me your svt for my ranger. ;)
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even if you had it fixed it probably wouldn't show on a carfax.I had my Jeep fixed after a accident and my nieces truck was fixed and never showed up on carfax.
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