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    1. Member TooFitToQuit's Avatar
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      04-15-2012 12:00 PM #1




      The Fit is no more.

      A woman pulled into my lane of traffic as I was quickly proceeding toward her (speed limit was 55, I was going around that rate). She saw me, froze up, and I decided I didn't want to slam into her so I swerved behind her thinking she would've scooted forward. I jumped a curb, took out the stop sign, and nailed the concrete piling of the fence, not to mention ripped out many bushes.

      The cops (two of them) both said I saved her life by not t-boning her at 55mph. Her car was untouched because of my quick reaction and my car is now kaput. She received two citations.
      Last edited by TooFitToQuit; 04-15-2012 at 12:51 PM.
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      04-15-2012 12:02 PM #2
      Is this the Fit you just bought and threw a bunch of money into, or am I thinking of someone else?

      Also, please specify the number of fents, crubs briks and brushes involved, it's protocol.

      Also, sucks.
      how come a transvestite donkey witch is next to you and why is it wearing a dress?

      Say 'what' again. Say 'what' again, I dare you, I double dare you mother****er, say what one more goddamn time!

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      04-15-2012 12:03 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by what View Post
      Is this the Fit you just bought and threw a bunch of money into, or am I thinking of someone else?

      Also, please specify the number of fents, crubs briks and brushes involved, it's protocol.

      Also, sucks.
      This car is right at two months old and I have about ~$5k in parts in it, so yes, that's me.

      One fents, some wood and some brick / concrete, many brushes.
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      04-15-2012 12:05 PM #4
      That sucks, glad your OK. I did the same thing last year, all I hit was a ditch.
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      04-15-2012 12:06 PM #5
      Looks like he's got 1 crub, 1 fent, 4 burshes and a stop sign.
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      04-15-2012 12:06 PM #6
      Dang, so what now?

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      04-15-2012 12:08 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Nubbin View Post
      Looks like he's got 1 crub, 1 fent, 4 burshes and a stop sign.
      New high score--what's that mean? Did I break it?

      Quote Originally Posted by 92VR6C View Post
      Dang, so what now?
      No clue yet. It's been 3.5 hours and I'm very sore. Tomorrow is going to be much worse.
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      04-15-2012 12:45 PM #8
      That sucks man. Glad you're ok.

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      04-15-2012 12:46 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Ghost85 View Post
      That sucks, glad your OK. I did the same thing last year, all I hit was a ditch.
      I'm hobbling around today. It sucks not having a car!
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      04-15-2012 12:47 PM #10
      Man, that blows. Glad you're OK, and good on for you sacrificing the machine.

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      04-15-2012 12:55 PM #11
      How's insurance going to handle it? Could it be determined that she was at fault even if you never touched her car?

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      04-15-2012 12:56 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by mm3 View Post
      How's insurance going to handle it? Could it be determined that she was at fault even if you never touched her car?
      Considering she admitted fault and was cited for it, yeah I think we're good to go.
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      04-15-2012 12:58 PM #13
      Good thing you didn't treat her like a hedgehog as so many other CLers would have. Any loud knocking now? Go soak in a hot tub for while, it will help with the soreness tomorrow. Any uninvolved witnesses?

      Edit: Insurance companies LOVE uninvolved witnesses even in obvious at fault cases.
      Last edited by rlfletch; 04-15-2012 at 01:06 PM.
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      Mercedes typically makes awful manual transmissions and fantastic auto transmissions. Choosing the stick would be like saying, "Y'know, that Natalie Portman is pretty hot, but if she grew some hair on her legs and had a dong, she'd be just right."
      Quote Originally Posted by jnm2.0t View Post
      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?

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      04-15-2012 01:00 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by rlfletch View Post
      Good thing you didn't treat her like a hedgehog as so many other CLers would have. Any loud knocking now? Go soak in a hot tub for while, it will help with the soreness tomorrow. Any uninvolved witnesses?
      No witnesses, but a guy in the neighborhood this was at the entrance of walked down after hearing the loud crunch.

      The engine wasn't running after the wreck nor would it restart.
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      04-15-2012 01:06 PM #15
      I need to find a fun rental car to drive for the next few weeks. I get to track it down tomorrow. Maybe a Fiat 500 or Scion iQ.
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      04-15-2012 01:07 PM #16
      Oooh, possible Fiat 500 Abarth as a replacement?
      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      Mercedes typically makes awful manual transmissions and fantastic auto transmissions. Choosing the stick would be like saying, "Y'know, that Natalie Portman is pretty hot, but if she grew some hair on her legs and had a dong, she'd be just right."
      Quote Originally Posted by jnm2.0t View Post
      Was it parked on the curb on garbage day?

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      04-15-2012 01:08 PM #17
      Will your insurance cover your mods?

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      04-15-2012 01:09 PM #18
      Sorry to see such a great Fit meet an untimely demise. I really liked your car.
      John Cooper Works Mini Clubman as replacement maybe? Or even an S?
      Hope you heal quickly!

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      04-15-2012 01:10 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by lojasmo View Post
      Will your insurance cover your mods?
      Wasn't my fault, so her insurance will. I have receipts for it all.
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      04-15-2012 01:16 PM #20
      That sucks man, looks like the car took it pretty well though.

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      04-15-2012 01:18 PM #21
      How fast were you going when you hit the fents? Airbags?

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      04-15-2012 01:21 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by windycityvdub View Post
      How fast were you going when you hit the fents? Airbags?
      ROS was 55mph before I slammed on the brakes. I estimate 40mph into the fents. DS airbag deployed. No passenger so no PS airbag deployment.
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      04-15-2012 01:22 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Wasn't my fault, so her insurance will. I have receipts for it all.
      Take the insurance money and get one of these, you know it's what you REALLY wanted.


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      04-15-2012 01:23 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by JacksSenseOfRejection View Post
      Take the insurance money and get one of these, you know it's what you REALLY wanted.

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      No thanks. I prefer the Fit over that.
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      04-15-2012 01:25 PM #25
      Those are some strong brushes.

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