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    Thread: Totaled Nissan GT-R

    1. Member Skot53's Avatar
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      10-14-2008 10:51 AM #1
      A good friend is into finding fixable (i.e. just barely legally totaled) cars at auction, so he does a fair amount of searching... Well, he e-mails me last night with this little gem....
      Quote, originally posted by Auction-watching buddy »
      Car is at an auction yard in Nashville and up for sale tomorrow (10/14). Bids are sealed so I can't tell how much it sells for. 349 miles on the clock and damage is estimated at $55,000.









      I'm getting the info on the auction site today, I'll keep you guys posted.
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      10-14-2008 10:53 AM #2
      Best looking GT-R yet.

    3. 10-14-2008 10:55 AM #3

      Umimpossible! I'm calling Photoshop on this one


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      10-14-2008 10:55 AM #4
      Just barely legally totalled?

      It looks like a hell of a lot more than cosmetic damage...


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      10-14-2008 11:00 AM #5
      did the transmission cause all that damage?

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      10-14-2008 11:01 AM #6
      Quote, originally posted by Lawl Master »
      Just barely legally totalled?

      It looks like a hell of a lot more than cosmetic damage...


      Yeah he's NOT fixing this one... Just browsing.

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      10-14-2008 11:02 AM #7
      Quote, originally posted by lax1492 »
      did the transmission cause all that damage?

      lol. This could be a good deal to break for spares but I wouldn't dream of rebuilding one.


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      10-14-2008 11:03 AM #8
      55k worth of damage on a 75k car is alot more than just barely legally totaled.

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      10-14-2008 11:08 AM #9
      I wonder if the frame is tweaked? I wonder if any of the main panels are out of spec behind the fenders? Otherwise it looks pretty rebuildable to me. Sucks to see that the passenger airbag seems to destroy the entire dash when deployed...I would have figured that it would have had it's own seperate replacable compartment.
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      10-14-2008 11:09 AM #10
      Don't know what happened but im going to post this anyway as an assumption.


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      10-14-2008 11:10 AM #11
      Very very sad to see!

    12. 10-14-2008 11:10 AM #12
      Swap it in a 240 !

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      10-14-2008 11:11 AM #13
      Can't wait to hear Nissan's response..

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      10-14-2008 11:12 AM #14
      Quote, originally posted by kingrukus »
      Sucks to see that the passenger airbag seems to destroy the entire dash when deployed...I would have figured that it would have had it's own seperate replacable compartment.

      That's fairly common on newer cars, actually. I guess it's supposed to make them look more 'upscale.'

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      10-14-2008 11:14 AM #15
      That didn't take long...
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      10-14-2008 11:15 AM #16
      Overnight parts from Japan
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      I smell an engine swap into a 240z if undamaged
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    18. 10-14-2008 11:17 AM #18

      Ah Ha! So this is the GT-R that Porsche used that was 25 seconds slower! SONS O'BITCHES! BUMPUSSES!!! Porshesses!


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      10-14-2008 11:18 AM #19
      Quote, originally posted by N’CTRL »
      Can't wait to hear Nissan's response..

      Owner need's driving lessons, duh


    20. 10-14-2008 11:22 AM #20
      Quote, originally posted by Internal Combustion »
      Overnight parts from Japan

      You should be working at mit or something....


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      10-14-2008 11:23 AM #21
      Godzilla down!!

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      10-14-2008 11:23 AM #22
      Well there's a styling 'improvement'...notice how the front end doesn't look like a reject from the transformer movie anymore?

      Just total it and put it out of it's ugly over-hyped existance...




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      10-14-2008 11:26 AM #23
      I thought these things drove themselves

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      10-14-2008 11:29 AM #24
      Quote, originally posted by sciroccohal »
      Well there's a styling 'improvement'...notice how the front end doesn't look like a reject from the transformer movie anymore?

      Just total it and put it out of it's ugly over-hyped existance...

      Modified by sciroccohal at 9:25 AM 10-14-2008


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      10-14-2008 11:29 AM #25
      Quote, originally posted by JOHNS92JETTA »

      Owner need's driving lessons, duh

      lol

      how much do the engines go for?


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      10-14-2008 11:31 AM #26
      Someone better check to see if VDC was off. Nissan may not warranty the transmission
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      10-14-2008 11:49 AM #27
      man, look at those cheap hose clamps. I wonder if one fell off and cuase it to lose control.
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      10-14-2008 11:49 AM #28
      Quote, originally posted by 03VDUB »
      55k worth of damage on a 75k car is a lot more than just barely legally totaled.

      Yes, very good. As I said in the OP, HE IS NOT BUYING THIS CAR. He was just browsing the day's list.

      edit: speeliign


      Modified by Skot53 at 8:51 AM 10-14-2008


    29. 10-14-2008 11:57 AM #29
      How in the hell do you wreck a GTR with just 350 miles on the clock.

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      10-14-2008 11:59 AM #30
      Quote, originally posted by Jason78 »
      How in the hell do you wreck a GTR with just 350 miles on the clock.

      Someone could've blown a red light and clipped the nose at no fault of the GT-R's driver.

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      10-14-2008 12:20 PM #31
      Quote, originally posted by DoubleNaught »
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    32. 10-14-2008 12:23 PM #32
      50 grand in damage?! Screw that noise, just go down to home depot and buy a 4x4 and some wood screws. Get 'er runnin in no time.

    33. 10-14-2008 12:25 PM #33
      Quote, originally posted by AKADriver »

      Someone could've blown a red light and clipped the nose at no fault of the GT-R's driver.

      Yeah, and that is not what happened at all. It has had a couple threads on our local boards.


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      10-14-2008 12:27 PM #34
      Quote, originally posted by hover@GPO »
      Yeah, and that is not what happened at all. It has had a couple threads on our local boards.

      Could you post a link?

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