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4WD helps you in the snow, not the guy behind you....another rear end

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by claw, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    claw

    claw [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was just driving today and came up to a left turn with a green arrow. Three cars ahead of me the light turns yellow so I decide to not go and when I get to the line, traffic begins my way. The guy behind me though can't stop and slides into the back of me. The only damage I can see is that my rear bumper may be slightly budged over and a scuff on the chrome. The Suzuki Forenza however will need a new grill, hood, and bumper.

    First, props to a stout stock bumper that can a hit that can damage the Forenza so bad. Second, I spoke with my insurance and I will take it to the dealer to check everything. Is there anything specific that I should look for? Like I said, the rear bumper MAY be shifted but really isn't noticeable. Just want to make sure I get everything taken care of.
     
  2. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

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  3. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    707tothe907

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  4. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    Taco-NB

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  5. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    claw

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    Hahaha! I don't want to try and take him to the cleaners, but I was wondering if there is anything to be cognizant of other than the aesthetic damage.
     
  6. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I think you should be okay for the most part.
     
  7. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    mitzu

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  8. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    The1youluv2hate

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    That's wrong (miszu) just cuz u have one and ride with ur fleshlight on
     
  9. Dec 20, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    Enzo

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    You thinks that's bad? How about going down a slight grade the length of 3 football fields with a tractor trailer up your ass only to have him lock up the brakes at the last minute jack knifing the trailer into a guardrail all while your sitting at the stoplight watching in your passenger side mirror. Bricks. Were. Shat.
     
  10. Dec 20, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    make sure the bedsides, welds, ect are in tact and there's no 'pushed' damage. Also, you got really lucky as our bumpers are aluminum cans that rip apart by looking at them... you must have got hit just right.
     
  11. Dec 20, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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  12. Dec 20, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Just gonna be "that guy" and point out that 4wd helps no one stop.
     
  13. Dec 20, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    Give the whole rear end a once over looking for anything new.
     
  14. Dec 26, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    Canuckwithatruck

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    Same thing happened to me. Bumper is weak but the hitch really slows things down!
     
  15. Dec 26, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    :laughing:
     
  16. Dec 26, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    I will be customizing a beefy bumper soon. Some one backed into me this summer when I was parked somewhere and left a nice dent in the weak-ass chrome bumper !
     
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