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Old 02-13-2003, 02:23 PM   #1
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I walked outside of my house this morning to go to work, and what do I find? Someone smacked into my car last night while I was sleeping. So now I have a huge crack and a visible hole on the drivers side of my rear bumper. Since I only have liability I'm stuck payin for it by myself. What do you guys recommend? Should I check out the junkyards or am I gonna have to go to GM directly? Anyways, I'm pissed. What should I do?
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I would try a junkyard first. Since yours is a '94 there should be some parts availble there for you. If you go thru somewhere like gmpartsdirect.com you can get the parts at a descent cast (usually) and then just have it painted to match. The dealer or a body shop will charge you quite a bit to replace it. Is there any chance of repair or replacement?
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I dont think theres much chance of the repair, its kind of in an awkward place where the grooves run through the bumper.
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you mean to tell me you only have liabilty with rims on ur car, are u nuts! get full coverage on that Car immedeatly! for real! if someone knew that they would steal your rims and you'd really be stuck, take it from me get that car fully covered even though you have just '18s there worth takin' to somebody don't be cheap and foolish my friend.




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you mean to tell me you only have liabilty with rims on ur car, are u nuts! get full coverage on that Car immedeatly! for real! if someone knew that they would steal your rims and you'd really be stuck, take it from me get that car fully covered even though you have just '18s there worth takin' to somebody don't be cheap and foolish my friend.




it'* ya patna Mista,
Mista is right. I draw attention to myself with rims as well. Not just that but decals as well...and soon racing stripes.
People are bastards and like to mess with what they can't have.
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You need to get full coverage!
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I fergot to mention. I live in Chicago, and the rims are off for the winter. Therefore, I drop the coverage to liabilty for the winter. Sorry to scare you guys. hehe. Later
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:( I really wanted to go with 18'* on my bonne. But everybody said the ride would be really ruff. so i went with 17'*
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That'* exactly why I don't park on the street, even for 10 minutes. I haven't parallel parked for the almost two years I've had my car. Can't trust anyone. If I park in a lot I usually take up 2 spots (if I can get away with it ). I know, some people may call me an a**hole for it, but I park far away from where I'm going to avoid people who may hit it. I didn't get a scratch on it until this accident last Friday. $2,159!!! Thank God I have good coverage!
Eventually I may get stripes, thinking black or gold. Definetely will draw more attention, some of which will be the bad kind. I know I've gotten attention from cops already with my new plates (in my sig)
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