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    Thread: Crub, fents, and brushes this morning

    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.
      Free 1SICKLEX

    6. 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."
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      You Saab guys are worse than the VW fans. All 3 of you.

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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 Señor Peligro View Post
      You Saab guys are worse than the VW fans. All 3 of you.

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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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      04-15-2012 01:26 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post

      The engine wasn't running after the wreck nor would it restart.
      Could have an impact switch, shuts the whole car down after an accident.
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      04-15-2012 01:29 PM #27
      Good luck on your claims and next vehicle!

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      04-15-2012 01:29 PM #28
      I think if the OP just bought his Fit two months ago and was willing to spend $5k in mods, probably the next car he wants is another Fit..

      Lucky that the woman admitted fault here, I could easily imagine her waltzing off after having the accident, with you being left having no evidence to corroborate your story.
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      04-15-2012 01:31 PM #29
      Damn! My accident $.02... Get an ER checkup just to be sure... Get a lawyer, the paperwork is a PITA and you will benefit in the long run... then see a Chiropractor ASAP.

      Good luck man, hopefully you'll walk away from this one unscathed.

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      04-15-2012 01:32 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by zane! View Post
      Damn! My accident $.02... Get an ER checkup just to be sure... Get a lawyer, the paperwork is a PITA and you will benefit in the long run... then see a Chiropractor ASAP.

      Good luck man, hopefully you'll walk away from this one unscathed.
      Not getting a lawyer, but thanks for the input.

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      04-15-2012 01:32 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by sforsancho View Post
      I think if the OP just bought his Fit two months ago and was willing to spend $5k in mods, probably the next car he wants is another Fit..

      Lucky that the woman admitted fault here, I could easily imagine her waltzing off after having the accident, with you being left having no evidence to corroborate your story.
      The first thing I did after I cussed her out was take a picture of her license plate.

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      04-15-2012 01:34 PM #32
      I guess your car is now unFit for duty....

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      And seriously good job on not t-boning her. It would have ended worse for the both of you.

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      04-15-2012 01:35 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      She received two citations.
      I was hoping the read this part. I feel as if she could have gotten off scot free, unless some witnessed stopped for ya.

      I see one of these in the school parking lot once in a while, quite nice and never really see many on the roads.
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      04-15-2012 01:35 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Not getting a lawyer, but thanks for the input.
      No prob, if things are clear-cut you will probably be fine.

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      04-15-2012 01:41 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post




      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.

      the main question you should all be asking is did you spank that little ricer hatchback!? glad you're ok!

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