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Old 10-11-2012, 01:04 PM   #1
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I think I might have bumped something today on the way to school.

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That will buff right on out with about $2000.
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That will buff right on out with about $2000.
Crap... hopefully it isn't totaled. Some old lady ran a stop sign and I hit her doing about 30. Her Focus is probably totaled though. It wasn't even movable as the entire front was smashed up.
I think if I replace a couple panels and the light I should be good to go. Buick quality right there.
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Yeaaa... that looks familiar. Took me two years to get mine buffed out since the other guy didn't stick around to leave insurance information.
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Mine was $1800 to get the radiator support and left side support replaced, then the frame checked and straightened. Then another decent chunk for Hood, bumper, fender, head light, impact bar and brackets, radiator. Then another decent chunk to get everything painted.
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You may need to start out with a rather aggressive compound, perhaps 60 grit.
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Yeaaa... that looks familiar. Took me two years to get mine buffed out since the other guy didn't stick around to leave insurance information.
I thought she was going to drive off at first. I was out of my car fast and she was moving her car back and forth I started yelling at her. Her car wasn't really drivable, which is what stopped her I think. I'm really regretting not buying one of those dash cams before this.

Anyway, just got the car towed over to a body shop. Waiting for the insurance adjuster to come look at it.
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I bet there is a lot of hidden damage under that bumper cover.

I've seen worse be repaired.
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It'* a tough call, but I am betting on a total loss. Car is not worth much more than $3k - $3500 most likely. I am curious to see what the adjuster says.
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damn. that sucks. i trashed gf'* car, $300 later it looks like new. brand new painted parts too. Archie'* Auto Recyclers

got everything but the hood for that price.
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