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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Jguardino, Jun 10, 2021.

  1. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:30 PM
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    Jguardino

    Jguardino [OP] Well-Known Member

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    E0D59802-E397-48AD-9917-6263CDCAA4E8.jpg What do you guys think I need from just pictures?

    I was hit by a vehicle that was illegally in my lane over a double yellow. Waiting for insurance. But really itching just to fix it my self. I’m thinking new tie rod and maybe axle. My brake lines are good no fluids anywhere. Hoping my frames not tweaked and my rack is okay. My bumper and tire took all the hit. F6C05535-E914-4377-8FA3-B9EB224455EA.jpgB2B3E2A2-1621-4BF5-A1D1-1A4C44F34E39.jpg
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  2. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:39 PM
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    Yikes!

    I wouldn’t touch it if you’re planning on filing a claim with your insurance.
     
  3. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:40 PM
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    Jguardino

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    trust me it’s really hard not to fix it ASAP. I believe there at fault so I’m waiting. But it makes me depressed seeing it like this lol.
     
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  4. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:41 PM
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    Aslong as the LC mounts arnt bent should be an easy fix. Looks like you just need a new tie rod and CV.
     
  5. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:41 PM
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    1997tacomav6

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    Steering rack definitely might have some issues now
     
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  6. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:42 PM
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    Jguardino

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    Im expecting it. Haven’t takin the boot off yet but it looks fucked beyond the tie rod
     
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  7. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:47 PM
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    Yeah I'd get that looked over by a shop at least, then decide what you want to take on yourself. Have them make sure the frame's not tweaked. Good chance your spindle and arms should get replaced as well, if they got tweaked at all you'll never get a good alignment.
     
  8. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:53 PM
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    Andy01DblCabTacoma

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    Ya know.. with as much as everyone points to the LBJ as the weakest link in the chain, I'm surprised that it survived... But I also wouldn't take any chances and replace it as well.
     
  9. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:56 PM
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    1997tacomav6

    1997tacomav6 V6 5sp,RegCab,TRD Supercharger,2"pulley,meth, 660k

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    Yup, that shock tower might have gotten tweaked too,
    It doesn’t take much to throw out an alignment
     
  10. Jun 10, 2021 at 1:58 PM
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    Just got new oem ones maybe 4 months ago from Yota1 on both sides
     
  11. Jun 10, 2021 at 2:41 PM
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    I wouldn't touch it until the adverse carrier accepts liability & then you'll want an estimate from a repair shop as that's what they'll use to determine settlement

    A trusted shop needs to look that over anyway to ensure all issues are addressed. There is often stuff overlooked or unseen until you get into the project. Roughly 3/4 of auto claims be it pd or collision get some sort of supplement. A lot of that is shop driven but not all of it.
     
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  12. Jun 10, 2021 at 2:43 PM
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    All those items are possibly compromised; you didn't ask to get hit so fuck it, let them cover it all if you feel it's damaged now.
     
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  13. Jun 10, 2021 at 2:45 PM
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    Or maybe total it out, buy it back, and sell @eon_blue that fender :burp:

    Use the money from the payout to go long travel and get wider fenders.
     
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  14. Jun 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM
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    Definitely don't touch it until your insurance gives you the quote.

    If your insurance determines it's all their fault, you shouldn't even have to pay your deductible.

    The problem with taking the cash right away is that, as others said, they may not catch ALL of what's damaged in the initial estimate. If the shop is doing it, they may take it apart and find something else damaged, and make a supplement to the estimate. If you take the cash and DIY, you effectively forfeit that.

    To add to the list of what others have said, your steering rack could be suspect, too. Basically everything is suspect.

    So unless you're wanting to upgrade parts, and not just replace like for like, I'd let the shop do it.

    And remember, you can pick whatever shop you want to do the repairs. Don't let them force you to use "their" shop.
     
  15. Jun 10, 2021 at 3:01 PM
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    What you need is to have a professional inspect your truck. A few pictures isn’t gonna reveal the whole story.
     
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  16. Jun 10, 2021 at 3:48 PM
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    X2, if you have a good insurance company they should replace all these items,
    And repaint bumper and fender flare, tire and rim too
     
  17. Jun 10, 2021 at 3:51 PM
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    good to know, I’ll want Yota1 to do any repairs if possible I only trust them lol
     
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    Can I even get new jbas from insurance? Since all this is aftermarket
     
  19. Jun 10, 2021 at 4:00 PM
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    My aftermarket items are covered under my insurance.

    I can't say if yours covers it because every insurance company is different, not to mention every policy.

    I just hope you have good insurance.
     
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  20. Jun 10, 2021 at 4:55 PM
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    Don't touch it! I had something similar happen to my second gen 3 years ago. I took it to a ship that deals with trucks with aftermarket parts. I did have body damage also. When all was said and done it was $11,000 in repairs. The little things that you can't see add up quick. If you don't find all the issues it will never drive the same.
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