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Arkansas guys, I need your condolences!

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My car got hit in the parking lot today. The damage is minimal, but it REALLY put a damper on my day. It's going to have to go to the body shop for painting and possibly a new rear quarter. Luckily the girl left a number and we're all squared away on insurance and such, but sh*t! I thought I was going to faint when I saw it. Anyone have any tips I should know before getting an estimate? Thanks.

Byron

76 02 inka (wounded)

p.s. On a positive note, didn't we just ABUSE these little suckers last weekend! It was great!

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Bring her over Byran, we will fix her up.

Rajesh

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the following after an idiot hit my sahara while it was parked and she was backing out of the driveway.... took the car to the best german car body shop restorer in the area: they have all the new/old parts in data base with time values associated with every step of the process. get the estimate. The estimate should be free. line up the parts they may have on hand in the shop on the shelves, if you are going to have them fix the car. It will be an official estimate. You nay be required to obtain a second estimate. It will be like the first- same data base, same rates usually. Then let the hitter's insurance field agent look at the damage- they use the same data base and they should agree with the number from the shop. Receive check- make decision: spend check to fix car at top shop, leave car damaged, or seek a lower price from a lesser shop. The insurance dude who took pics of my sahara got a short lesson in 02 grill prices ( 312 per side) and i was looking over his shoulder the whole time. funny- the ins. computer /guy came out 15 bucks higher than the shop. Good luck- feel your pain: lucky hitter was honest!

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the whole thing...or just take off with no note. It's happened to me at least five times. Just the dent, no note.

Mike

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it's a miracle in this day and time that she actually left her info. Very commendable of her. I'd get high dollar estimates, not to gouge her insurance, but to guarantee you can have your car repaired to the extent needed. Other than the fact that this is your daily driver and this is gonna be very inconvenient this may work in your favor. Danjrusdug in Little Rock was able to get his '73 nicely repaired / repainted after being hit by a well insured motorist a couple of years ago!

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Guest Anonymous

I'm still wanting to do the Talimena thing. Figure out the logistics and lets all get together for that!

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Guest Anonymous

get alot of reputable estimates; you want this done

right. might as well go ahead and look at that paint

scheme you've always wanted or at least resolve

any dings or blemishes you might have had before

the accident.

this will be a good pooprtunity believe it or not.

Best of Luck,

Brent Miller

'71 1600

'75 2002

'86 535i

'85 735i

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Guest Anonymous

a car that's ORANGE???

I can hear the call to the insurance company. Goes like this:

"Hello? I just ran into a state highway snowplow, or a county service vehicle, or a Calder stabile, or a roadside market that sells pumpkins or something...will this make my rates go up???"

Delia and ORANGE Julius

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And it was the only thing in the garage at the time. Go figure.......Marty....

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A'll 17,000 lbs of it. The only thing to hit the trunk was the rudder thank God......Marty....

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