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Old 02-17-2008, 01:16 PM   #1
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backing up in a parking lot (in the rain)that recently installed new island curbs that are in my opinion way to high. I'm guessing over a foot high.
well I heard a crunch thinking I hit another car that I couldn't see due to the rain.
only to get out to see I jacked up my passenger side muffler.
first I noticed my "cowbell" tip is pushed back about 3 inches or so and pushed to the right. (that is as you are looking at it)

turns out it really hit the muffler. I don't know the extent of the damage yet as I didn't crawl under to get pics yet.

I don't hear any exhaust leak sound, so I'm guessing a pipe is bent.


I'm pissed at myself again.
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wow man that really bites.. well you said you dont hear a exhaust sound so hopefully it can be just heated up and realigned again..

do you use rain-x on all your windows.?
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do you use rain-x on all your windows.?

No, it wouldnt have mattered anyways. it was pouring down at the time.
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Not meaning to hijack your thread, but:
rain-X on the windows makes the water bead right off... I use the windshield washer fluid with rain-x in it. I can drive thru a heavy downpour without wipers
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Ok, then lets just say I wasnt paying attention enough :P
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i've done that before, but only hit the bumper and plastic fake tips. i would take it to an exhaust shop and see what they think. they might be able to just heat it up and bend it, like someone mentioned.
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Not cool... but we've all hit those damn parking blocks or curbs. A lot are just lucky not to do any damage. I once saw an older model intrepid have to get toward off of one once.. be happy you didn't do that :P. The chick parked in so quick that the frame went up onto what I would imagine was a huge curb, and front tires came off the ground. Judging by my gf'* intrepid, I'd imagine she probably was looking at replacing the lower end in her motor lol.
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need a used cowbell or 2? I got some
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didnt hit the cowbell. but thanks
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at least yours doesn't lool like this at the moment.

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Didn't back into anything, just rusted off and fell off while on the highway!
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