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wrecked my truck

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by achirdo, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    achirdo

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    bout 10:00 last night i was in a left hand turn lane that is green arrow only. i was in the very front of the line and not paying fully attention. the 2 lights to go straight turned green and i just went w/o thinkin about it. there was no one coming that i could see (hill b4 the light) and about halway through the interection car came through and nailed my passenger side rear rim and the end of the bed. brand new tire popped, enkei rim destryoed, rear quarter panel needs to be replaced, and the bumper is gone. there goes all my summer money. Pics to come later
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  2. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    neslerrah

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    sorry to hear. glad to hear you are ok.
     
  3. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:24 AM
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    TACOMA TRD

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    sorry to hear....
     
  4. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:25 AM
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    Kmoney

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    Sorry about the truck, and glad you made it out unharmed.
     
  5. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:25 AM
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    mws4ua

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    Glad you're alright... Regardless of how much you spend, it's a cheap lesson to learn when you consider the alternatives. Better to have to pay for damages than to walk with a limp forever or something. Gotta pay attention.
     
  6. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    Delmarva

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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    Oops.
     
  7. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    sorry to hear about it...I'm glad you aren't injured...the truck can always be replaced...

    so if you had the green arrow you were at the right of way...that would mean the car that nailed you has to pay for your repairs under their insurance...

    you should still have some summer funds available...
     
  8. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:31 AM
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    achirdo

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    no it was my fault. the lights going straight turned green. mine was still red
     
  9. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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  10. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    He saw that the other two lights turned green, not the left turn signal, and went on instinct which sucks.

    At least you're ok.
     
  11. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    AeroCooper

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    That sucks
     
  12. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:35 AM
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    exactly...oh well could have been a while lot worse. if he hit up anyfurther it would have totaled the truck and not just spun it around
     
  13. Jun 9, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    Incognito

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  14. Jun 9, 2010 at 12:09 PM
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    sorry I misread the OP...
     
  15. Jun 17, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    just got an estimate from the shop...the total bill is at $5600 right now, needs a new axle, new rough country shock, new enkei rim, new tire, new rear quaterpanel, new exhaust, and im putting on the all pro steel bumper instead of the OEM, cant believe that little wreck cost so much...
     
  16. Jun 17, 2010 at 8:57 PM
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    Small price to pay for a lesson learned, glad your ok!
     
  17. Jun 17, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    mach1man001

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    Well think of it this way, at least with all the money spent you will have a nice upgrade with that new All-Pro bumper.
     
  18. Jun 17, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    glad you are ok! the truck will survive, she just needs some cosmetic work done. time for an All Pro bumper!
     
  19. Jun 17, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    achirdo

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    maybe i should get the side skirts too so this chit wont happen!
     
  20. Jun 17, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    achirdo

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    yessir gonna look at that light next time! ha
     
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