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      02-04-2008 02:53 PM #1
      I went out to party in Brooklyn and this is how the valet parked my car. Now I have to find something to replace it with. Looking for a car about the same size, 20k to spend.





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      02-04-2008 02:54 PM #2
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      02-04-2008 02:55 PM #3
      What really happened ?
      Blaming it on the valet is easy

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      02-04-2008 02:58 PM #4
      Quote, originally posted by drdrew »
      What really happened ?

      Seriously...we need a story here, pronto.
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      02-04-2008 02:58 PM #5
      Wow, that takes talent

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      02-04-2008 03:01 PM #6
      I gave my car to the valet parking guy and he was apparently racing my car for about 45 min.

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      02-04-2008 03:02 PM #7
      valets scare the **** out of me. some are respectable but ive hear so many stories of people seeing their cars gettin whipped around. When i was driving my boss' m5 to take my mom out to dinner i made sure to watch the valet until he parked it two blocks down.

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      02-04-2008 03:02 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by icuMk2 »
      I went out to party in Brooklyn and this is how the valet parked my car. Now I have to find something to replace it with. Looking for a car about the same size, 20k to spend.


      Why do you need to replace it? That damage is not major. From what I can see you need driver side fender, two doors, and possibly hood. Can't tell if the wheel is damaged. Hardly a reason to get rid of it and buy something else, unless you were planning on buying a different vehicle anyway.

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      02-04-2008 03:05 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by GermaniuM »

      Why do you need to replace it? That damage is not major. From what I can see you need driver side fender, two doors, and possibly hood. Can't tell if the wheel is damaged. Hardly a reason to get rid of it and buy something else, unless you were planning on buying a different vehicle anyway.

      i thought that car was pretty much all aluminum?
      yeah, I had my gti valeted once. Got the car back, something smelt burnt, I was missing part of my keychain, and the front pass side wheel area was making an awesome shimmy noise. I'm assuming it was the ball bearings..
      needless to say, I traded in the car but never again will i have any of my cars valeted.
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      02-04-2008 03:06 PM #10
      At least you get back those A8 wheels mostly unscathed, except some scratches on the rear left wheel.

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      02-04-2008 03:07 PM #11
      Yeah, that A8 is a write-off. Not too many shops will want to touch that one.

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      02-04-2008 03:08 PM #12
      You don't see it on the pictures but the floor is bend and all air bags deployed. Stearing column on the floor ripped out. I have no F-ing clue what that guy was doing to my car to do all of that damage.

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      02-04-2008 03:12 PM #13
      Quote, originally posted by someguy123 »
      At least you get back those A8 wheels mostly unscathed, except some scratches on the rear left wheel.

      I was gonna call shotgun on the wheels until I saw the L/R. Man, that sucks. I can't wait to hear the final explanation.
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      02-04-2008 03:14 PM #14
      Holy crap...I was a valet attendant for a little bit, and through some awful weather (snow/ice blizzard)...and never came close to losing control of a customer's car. That definitely takes some special skill...emphasis on the "special"

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      02-04-2008 03:22 PM #15
      .:Watched:.

    17. 02-04-2008 03:24 PM #16
      Quote, originally posted by GermaniuM »

      Why do you need to replace it? That damage is not major. From what I can see you need driver side fender, two doors, and possibly hood. Can't tell if the wheel is damaged. Hardly a reason to get rid of it and buy something else, unless you were planning on buying a different vehicle anyway.

      If you can't see that this car is totaled, you need glasses

    18. 02-04-2008 03:25 PM #17
      I like all the police cars. [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] I don't own a car anywhere close to an A8 and I still wouldn't want a valet touching my car. I'd rather walk in the rain even in a tux.

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      02-04-2008 03:27 PM #18
      f that man, put them in the ICU, ICU.
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      02-04-2008 03:29 PM #19
      Quote, originally posted by someguy123 »
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      I'm pretty sure that OP's car is an A8.
      A newer A8 would be a nice step up though. Hope you get some extra scratch for your troubles.
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      02-04-2008 03:30 PM #20
      man..i'm a valet and have been for around 3 years. that really sucks about what happened!
      i know there's little or no valet appreciation here. but it's a great job for me (in college) and being an enthusiast.
      i get so pissed when i see/hear about this kind of stuff
      forever fascinated™

    22. 02-04-2008 03:32 PM #21
      wow. how the hell did the valet do that? have you taken this up with the valet service? i would assume, or rather expect, that their insurance would take care of this. or they themselves would straight up cut you a check for an agreed upon price after the car ahs been appraised, etc.
      that sucks man, hope you get it worked out.

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      02-04-2008 03:32 PM #22
      Quote, originally posted by Becket »
      valets scare the **** out of me. some are respectable but ive hear so many stories of people seeing their cars gettin whipped around. When i was driving my boss' m5 to take my mom out to dinner i made sure to watch the valet until he parked it two blocks down.

      there was a post on here a while ago, that was about a post on some GTO board or something. One of the members was a valet, and was telling about how he took this guys lambo out for a drive while he ate dinner.
      some people...

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      02-04-2008 03:49 PM #23
      Quote, originally posted by metaljim »
      wow. how the hell did the valet do that? have you taken this up with the valet service? i would assume, or rather expect, that their insurance would take care of this. or they themselves would straight up cut you a check for an agreed upon price after the car ahs been appraised, etc.
      that sucks man, hope you get it worked out.

      i'm a valet now, and have been the past 2 years. like kcn0113 said, you get the ****e end of the stick all the time. but whatever, i get a paycheck at least. definitely take this to the valet company if you haven't. they have to take responsibility for it and their insurance should cover it. sucks man, i always baby peoples' cars whenever i park em, cause i know how pissed i would be if my car came back all fugged up

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      02-04-2008 03:52 PM #24
      Quote, originally posted by Huckvw »
      there was a post on here a while ago, that was about a post on some GTO board or something. One of the members was a valet, and was telling about how he took this guys lambo out for a drive while he ate dinner.
      some people...

      I have some good friends that valet part time. They all tell me exactly the same thing. "Don't ever valet the GTO." Same goes for any fast car. These guys have a set course around the parking lot that they refer to as the "test track". They all get to drive some high end stuff too.

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      02-04-2008 03:55 PM #25

      *you knew this was coming
      I smell lawsuit, small claims, something, coming.
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