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Old 08-26-2002, 10:52 PM   #11
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:( :( :( Real Sorry Man...

On the good side of things, that really doesnt look that bad!! Hook up with a GOOD body shop, and you'll be all set... Hell, if you know the body shop your having it done at, use the insurance money and have them replace some compenonets with better ones.

Example: If you gotta buy new Fog Lights anyways, why not get Blazertechs from the grand prix store. They are ALOT brighter, bad *** lights and are ALOT cheaper than 2 stock replacements I would imagine. If they are replacing the radiator, why not go heavy duty? Any radiator shop could hook you up.

Anyways, just a thought. Good luck on the repairs and keep us posted. Take lots of pics!!
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Old 08-26-2002, 11:07 PM   #12
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Glad your OK. I agree with Terminator, that'* not too bad all things considered. A good body shop can fix that. You don't need to have religion to have God'* hand wrapped around you. At 130 MPH, and a little beer, Brother he was with you.
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Your good, that’* an easy fix. Remember your car is a safe car and even though you were going fast your car saved your life. Bonneville’* are great cars to crash in.

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Any updates Jay? Just curious how your making out....

Keep us posted!
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Never heard from the insurance company all last week, but got a check in the mail for about $8700. So I cashed it and hit the casino

Just kidding!!!

Deposited that plus my deductible in my money market acount. Hey, the longer it takes to fix the car, at least I will earn a little interest. It sat in the impund yard for 10 days before anything could happen. I assume it will take at least two weeks before I am road worthy again.

The rental place did upgrade me from a Dodge Neon to a Buick Regal. I told them that with 120 miles of turnpike driving a day, that I couldn't hang with no cruise and no power windows. I tried to get another Bonneville, but they were out. Since insurance is paying for it, I see no reason to get stuck with the economy **** box!

I have gone from "feeling sorry for myself", to "feeling lucky and waiting to see what happens" and now I want my @#[email protected]#$% car back!

I will let you all know when the big day happens. Hopefully it won't get rained on by too big of an insurance increase

Jay
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Let us know when you get her back. I did something similar, but mine was on a straight road during the day, and I didn't drink any beer until I got home. I WAS on the phone with a bud at the time.....I hung up at 125 so I could use to hands to downshift to get the thing stopped. Bigger rotors soon, I hope. Read the ROADkill thread in the Kills forum
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I think you should take one for the team, put a 200 shot of nitrous on the car and run one really fast 1/4 mile run just to say you did it. It would be truly magical and no one could ever take that time slip away from you.
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Hey, I'm a team player. I'll take the hit. I'm out the door for a bottle of NOS. Be right back
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I WAS JUST TALKING ABOUT TAKING MY GOV OFF MY CAR JUST TO HAVE WHEN I WANT THE SPEED BUT WILLWREN WARNED ME IM GLAD UR OK AND MAN THATS NOT RIGHT DAMN STABILITRACK WELL GET THE CAR FIXED AND RIDE DAMMIT RIDE ENJOY THE 2000 SERIES.
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see, i'm replying...and i am NOT a snotty little bitch! lol
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