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      04-19-2012 05:06 PM #176
      Quote Originally Posted by VapedTalon View Post
      I'm glad you could walk away from that. Gotta love decent crash standards and air bags. I walked away from a similar accident a couple weeks back when a dump truck ran a red light.

      Not to thread jack or anything, but this is not an 04 Rubicon as you seem to imply...

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      04-19-2012 05:21 PM #177
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Which one? Rider's Dream?
      No, the new KTM shop is on McFarland just before Hwy 9 on the left.
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      04-23-2012 05:51 PM #178
      Spoke to the claim rep today. Looks like there is just enough damage that if I keep all of the aftermarket parts on the car it'll be pushed back into the point of repairable (per ACV at that point). So, now I get to find out exactly what that point is and make the car worth slightly less so they total it.

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      04-23-2012 06:06 PM #179
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      make the car worth slightly less
      Is your car at our bodyshop?
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      04-23-2012 07:15 PM #180
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      Is your car at our bodyshop?
      Nope. Some salvage yard in Gainesville

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      04-23-2012 08:10 PM #181
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Nope. Some salvage yard in Gainesville
      Hmmm. I can't sneak a hit or twelve then.
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      04-23-2012 08:11 PM #182
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      Hmmm. I can't sneak a hit or twelve then.
      Not this time.

      Ridgeline is on hold.

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      04-23-2012 08:14 PM #183
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post

      Ridgeline is on hold.
      Tentatively or indefinitely?
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      04-23-2012 08:16 PM #184
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      Tentatively or indefinitely?
      Haven't decided.

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      04-23-2012 08:17 PM #185
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Haven't decided.
      You or "them"?
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      04-23-2012 08:31 PM #186
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      You or "them"?
      I haven't. I'd need to save a few more thousand to be comfy spending that much on a new car. It'll only take a month or so but I'm impatient.

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      04-23-2012 10:33 PM #187
      Everyone needs a JO Buddy I see.

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      04-23-2012 10:50 PM #188
      Quote Originally Posted by JacksSenseOfRejection View Post
      Everyone needs a JO Buddy I see.
      Andrew and Andy sitting in a tree...
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      04-24-2012 05:56 AM #189
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      Andrew and Andy sitting in a tree...
      Pssh. Andrew and Mr. Dictator

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      04-24-2012 12:43 PM #190
      So ah...pics of the woman? Was she at least hot enough to balance for being that stupid?

      Bummer about the Fit. Can't believe it's gone so soon. Glad you're alright though, and good luck with the next car.
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      If someone from a car dealership texted me to tell me they'd be dropping off an Odyssey at my house at midnight, I'd be texting them a picture of my dick and telling them to deliver it at a normal hour.

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      04-28-2012 06:11 PM #191
      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      So ah...pics of the woman? Was she at least hot enough to balance for being that stupid?
      Old and fat. Not worthy of any pics.

      Car will be paid off in full Monday, equity paid, and the personal injury payout next week as well. Two weeks all said and done. Not too bad.

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      04-29-2012 03:23 PM #192
      Oh, how times change. There was a time when the 2nd post to any such thread would be "that will buff right out". The younger generation. What are you going to do?

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      04-29-2012 06:06 PM #193
      I remember that era of TCL. It sucked just as much.

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      04-29-2012 06:31 PM #194
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Spoke to the claim rep today. Looks like there is just enough damage that if I keep all of the aftermarket parts on the car it'll be pushed back into the point of repairable (per ACV at that point). So, now I get to find out exactly what that point is and make the car worth slightly less so they total it.
      So, let me get this straight.

      I understand that a car is 'written off' when the damage reaches a certain percentage, this percentage varies depending on insurance company. From memory my insurance company's percentage is 65%.

      So you are saying that the ACV with the 'goodies/tat' added vs the damage estimate made it more cost effective to repair than pay out.

      So you 'fixed it' somehow to ensure that it was written off ?

      I am not exactly sure how close to committing insurance fraud you are getting, but the references to your previously written off vehicles and making sure that they got written off appear to show that you have done this previously and you are comfortable doing this.

      Effectively what you appear to have done is forced a significantly larger payout and landed your insurance company with a wrecked and modified car for at least the second time.

      If you did not want to drive a repaired car, you could/should have let them fix it, taken the diminished value payout then sold the fit for an appropriately lower amount.

      I guess that this is part of the reason that insurance costs are so high in this country ?
      The above post is probably dripping in sarcasm.

      I take a lot of photographs

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      04-29-2012 06:34 PM #195
      Quote Originally Posted by MaxN View Post
      So, let me get this straight.

      I understand that a car is 'written off' when the damage reaches a certain percentage, this percentage varies depending on insurance company. From memory my insurance company's percentage is 65%.

      So you are saying that the ACV with the 'goodies/tat' added vs the damage estimate made it more cost effective to repair than pay out.

      So you 'fixed it' somehow to ensure that it was written off ?

      I am not exactly sure how close to committing insurance fraud you are getting, but the references to your previously written off vehicles and making sure that they got written off appear to show that you have done this previously and you are comfortable doing this.

      Effectively what you appear to have done is forced a significantly larger payout and landed your insurance company with a wrecked and modified car for at least the second time.

      If you did not want to drive a repaired car, you could/should have let them fix it, taken the diminished value payout then sold the fit for an appropriately lower amount.

      I guess that this is part of the reason that insurance costs are so high in this country ?
      You think I'm 100% transparent and truthful online?

      I did nothing in regards to "helping out" my car to be totaled.

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      04-29-2012 06:36 PM #196
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      You think I'm 100% transparent and truthful online?
      Don't worry. No one knows you in real life.
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      04-29-2012 06:38 PM #197
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      Don't worry. No one knows you in real life.
      A few TCLers do.

      Any input on the AP2 S2000? A solid contrast to our previous conversation, but very inspiring.

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      04-29-2012 06:40 PM #198
      Quote Originally Posted by MustacheGT View Post
      Any input on the AP2 S2000? A solid contrast to our previous conversation, but very inspiring.
      with a few caveats
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      05-01-2012 11:53 PM #199
      Knowing people in the insurance and body work business pays off... A lot of people settle for whatever the insurance company tells them is going to happen. Fact is, most drivers pay a ton of money over the course of their plan and never claim anything. If the opportunity presents itself for me to benefit from an insurance claim you'd better believe I'm going to take advantage.

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