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Accident damage - Fix or Not?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by TheMaster, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. TheMaster

    TheMaster [OP] Born to Ride Staff Member

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    A tree fell on my car last night. Do you think this is fixable at a reasonable cost. If fixed, what are the chances of a menacing windshield leak?

    Thanks.

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  2. 97T

    97T Resident T100 guy

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    not sure how new your car is but honestly that looks totalled
     
  3. Jimmyjohn

    Jimmyjohn Well-Known Member

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    Fixing is always cheaper than buying unless it's a total
     
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    ^this

    plus i dont think it would be as structurally sound if you fixed it.
     
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    Ouch. It looks done man.
     
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    :eek:

    What year and what is the value of the car?
     
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    2003 Subaru $5K. In very good condition. Can get another 160K miles from it.
     
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    make it a rag top and call it a day
     
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    dayNnite4 We can't stop here, this is bat country.

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    supriseaztacoma AZ it is a "dry heat"

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    Can you even open the door? I dont think the windshield will leak. The window has a layer of laminate sandwiched between the two layers of glass, so that should keep the water out. To be honest I think it is totaled.
     
  11. TheMaster

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    No :eek:
     
  12. Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Self Proclaimed first gen expert :doh:

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    it can be fixed, but you would need a new post/roof/door, and maybe new fender.

    have insurance total it out and then buy back and repair yourself depending on cost.
     
  13. Tigahshark

    Tigahshark Senior NEWBIE

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    Most times when the roof is caved in like that the insurance company totals it, my aunty had a tree fall on her car from hurrican Iniki and it kinda looked like your car, insurance said total! aunty was bumbed
     
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