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Hit a UPS truck head on today!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Oct 7, 2008 at 12:56 PM
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    surfsupl

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    Some lady pulled out of McDonalds this morning and hit my rear tire which then sent me into a ups truck head on! Every one was ok. Of course she drove away with out any damage! Go figure! Looking at my truck you would think it might be a total! What got me was the damn thing started right up!
     
  2. Oct 7, 2008 at 12:59 PM
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    DREAD

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    Oh man! That hurts just looking at it. Sorry about your damage and I'm damn glad no one was hurt!!!
     
  3. Oct 7, 2008 at 12:59 PM
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    dtrujillo63

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    Damn, that sucks! I would have to agree, I think the insurance will total it. Did the center console come up like that on its own?
     
  4. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:01 PM
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    mjp2

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    Bummer about the truck but it's great to see you're healthy enough to post! Did you file a police report? Make sure it mentions that you got rear-ended and pushed into traffic.
     
  5. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:01 PM
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    Brunes

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    Yeah...That oughta be a total. You'll hvae trouble with that truck for a long long time if they don't.

    How'd she push you out into that truck??

    BTW0 Glad you are intact and healthy...=)
     
  6. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:02 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    glad you are ok man!!! thats a pretty serious hit, especially if the damn center console moved like that!!!:eek:
     
  7. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:04 PM
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    tacoskim

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    holy shit thats crazy man! at least ur ok! that could of been really bad. how was the air bag impact?
     
  8. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:05 PM
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    bvalistic

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    glad your ok man!!! this just show how safe we are on our truck...for goodness sake that a ups truck :eek:...the truck is still standing up straight:)...and you are too :D
     
  9. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:05 PM
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    dually

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    Oh damn! I'd of went apeshit on the lady, for sure.

    I wonder if the UPS driver lost their job?
     
  10. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:06 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    wow that's good your ok you will feel that in the morning don't worry man u will be back on the road in no time
     
  11. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:11 PM
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    Okkine

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    Wow, Glad you're OK. At least you know the air bags work. :D Hopefully they'll total it for you. :pray:
     
  12. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:14 PM
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    longbow

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    Man hate to see that, but glad your OK.
    Hopefully you'll get a new truck out of it.
     
  13. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:15 PM
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  14. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:31 PM
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    Errrrrr........Ummmmmm, Why would the UPS driver lose their job?
     
  15. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:32 PM
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    AFButters

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    I saw that Tacoma Commercial where the chick pushes the truck off the cliff and no damage.. Whats the deal.. I guess that UPS truck is a toyota too..
     
  16. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:34 PM
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    eordonez

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    Damn!! thats one serious hit! Glad you are ok, what happened to the center console???
     
  17. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:35 PM
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    Glad you are okay!!
     
  18. Oct 7, 2008 at 1:58 PM
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    I thought my truck was totaled too! it wasn't, it never quit running i had to turn the key off! A Semi truck ripped the front off two days before Christmas this past year. glad your ok
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  19. Oct 7, 2008 at 2:24 PM
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    TacoCo

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    Sorry for your loss. Look at the bright side though, you're ok, and it sounds like a new Tacoma will be on order! :D

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  20. Oct 7, 2008 at 2:27 PM
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