Zach hits a pole.........now with pictures!!! - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


General GM Chat When starting new posts, please specify YEAR, MAKE, MODEL, ENGINE type, and whatever modifications you have made. Chat about all things GM (and related cars). Off-topic stuff should be in the Lounge, and all Model specific mechanical problems should be posted in the proper forum.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-12-2004, 10:39 PM   #1
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Climax Springs, Missouri
Posts: 2,493
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
LittleHoov is on a distinguished road
Default Zach hits a pole.........now with pictures!!!

no they have to be hung on poles!!! big ones!!!
aight heres what happened:
i pull into ur average small town gas station to get some gum cause i want some, i get back in the car, kinda periphally scan for CARS, im ready to go home after a hard day so i punch it a little, maybe takin it to a little over 2 grand. i catch a glimpse of somethin big and white in my rearview, i go what is tha-SMACK!!!.i go oh heck no, i pull forward and sho nuff i done did hit a pole, a big square one. list of damages:
chipped spoiler
cracked taillight cover
cracked plastic "Pontiac" thingy
quite creased trunk
cracked bumper

the trunk still functions but its kinda wierd. the black part that sits on top of the bumper when the trunk is open is apparently metal, and the bumper was pushed upward and bent that, but when the bumper came back down the metal stayed bent, so the trunk closes kinda lopsided.but its still driveable, the insurance should cover my ignorance, but it probly wont be cheap, and we really cant afford it right now. mom said "ooooh Zach!!!" and dad said nothing.......im not a happy camper..I HURT MY BABY!!! *runs off crying* oh yeah if they let me drive it to school tomorrow ill get pics.
LittleHoov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2004, 10:41 PM   #2
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta, _______Canada._______ West Coast Bonneville Fest ___05,06,07 Survivor___
Posts: 8,134
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SSEimatt93 is on a distinguished road
Default

Dude! That blows!
Ive scared my self a few times almost hitting ****, knowing the way i drive i will eventually!
Sorry to hear it!
SSEimatt93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2004, 11:28 PM   #3
Senior Member
Posts like a Corvette
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: N.W. Indiana
Posts: 1,206
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Roadrash187 is on a distinguished road
Default

Sorry to hear that. Your best bet would be to find a junk yard & hope to find a car in the same color.
Roadrash187 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2004, 11:34 PM   #4
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Purgatory
Posts: 6,313
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
PontiacDad is on a distinguished road
Default

Wow, very sorry news. I'm glad you have ins cause that sounds like a couple grand?
PontiacDad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2004, 11:42 PM   #5
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Climax Springs, Missouri
Posts: 2,493
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
LittleHoov is on a distinguished road
Default

mom says we cant claim it on insurance because my name isnt on the list of drivers (im on another vehicle and i do drive both) so yeah no fixy fixy. my only hope is that its not to expensive and i can pay to have it fixed out of my own pocket in the summer when i make money.
LittleHoov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2004, 11:59 PM   #6
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Right in front of you
Posts: 7,965
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SSE14U24ME is on a distinguished road
Default

Who is your insurance company? I work for one of the big insurance companies and our policy is that as long as you are a rated driver on any household vehicle you are covered on them all. For all they know you were running an errand for your mother.
SSE14U24ME is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2004, 12:04 AM   #7
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Climax Springs, Missouri
Posts: 2,493
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
LittleHoov is on a distinguished road
Default

well yeah they COULD claim it theyre just not goin too because my mom said our rates will be really high if they do, specially since im not listed as a driver of the car. so yep "icing on the cake" as Matt said on msn
LittleHoov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2004, 12:40 AM   #8
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,177
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Twister97 is on a distinguished road
Default

That blows about your car! There is a lot of those stupid signs here in Kansas, more than any other place I lived at before.
Twister97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2004, 12:45 AM   #9
Senior Member
Expert Gearhead
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Posts: 20,892
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Jim W is on a distinguished road
Default

Reminds me of the pole I rubbed this winter...I got off lucky tho..

Sorry to hear the bad news Zach...slowly but surely we can help ya find parts for cheap at GMPD.com or scour wreckers...sounds cosmetic albeit a royal PITA
Jim W is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2004, 11:51 AM   #10
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Climax Springs, Missouri
Posts: 2,493
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
LittleHoov is on a distinguished road
Default

well heres what happens when you back into a Big Pole(Latin name: Pollus Biggus Assimus)

heres the spoiler


the ugliest of the damge


my lopsided trunk



the cause(i believe) of my lopsided trunk


i forgot to take a picture of the bumper, basically it has a crack in it and a little paint from the pole(it was the prettiest shade of white)[/img][/img]
LittleHoov is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to Knock over an old pole with a Buick Alibi Lounge 7 03-11-2008 04:16 PM
well thats a tuff pole Peterg22000 Lounge 5 08-14-2006 08:26 PM
Ontario BonnevilleClub hits Little Italy in Toronto Jim W Lounge 20 07-01-2003 01:23 PM
Bad SSEi Hits Elevens! BadSSEi Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 8 11-27-2002 02:01 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:57 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.