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Old 11-16-2012, 06:44 PM
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Was just rear ended. Mel had taken the day off so she and I were heading to the movies on the main highway through the city, just cruising along at 110km when the cars ahead of us started hitting their brakes. I had lots of room between me and the corolla ahead of me, good thing because the grand cherokee behind me wasn't paying attention and ran into the back of the truck. Luckily I have had many defensive driving courses so I always check my rearview mirror and saw him coming. I was able to warn mel and remove my foot from the brake before he hit us.

Mel is a little banged up with neck and head pain, but it could have been much worse. The truck is probably going to be a write off, box is toast, rear cab got pushed in, frame is bent, front doors were sticky to get open.

Just posting this from the hospital where mel is being checked out. Here's one pic, I'll post more later when I get home.

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Old 11-16-2012, 06:57 PM
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Damn, I hate that. I know what kind of time and money you put into that truck. I'm glad no one appears to be seriously injured though. Perhaps this is a new beginning for modding a 4th gen???
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:03 PM
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It'll probably be a 4th gen, but I'm also debating a new charger r/t, but it will probably be a truck in the end as I can justify it with my new company and I know I'll miss having the box space.
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:10 PM
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Wow! That's a total....

Glad you guys are OK, vehicles are replaceable, people aren't.
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Yeah dude, she's dead, glad you and your wife are not! There is no return for that Ram...she's facking TOAST.

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Wow Kurtis, so glad you are both okay. That really sucks about the truck but at least you will be around to mod up another one. Take care Bud !
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WOW glad you are both ok and I know you have lots of time and money into your truck but looking at it would you want it fixed? I not saying to just forget about it but that looks pretty bad. Trucks aren't supposed to bend that way!! I hope your insurance will give you a fair price after all the work you have in it.
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Kurtis, I hate to see this. I know what its like to put so much time and money into a vehicle you love and see it get trashed. I'm glad that you and your wife are both OK though. Trucks can be replaced, people cant. Good luck with the new truck hunt.
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Hey kurtis, sorry to hear about ya truck m8.
Hope you n your lass are ok.
Praying you get a good pay out off the insurance company's so you can keep the moddin addiction goin...
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Damn !!

I am glad that you both seem to be OK

That sucks a big one, all of that time & $$$ busted up like that

with the cab damaged, i don't think the insurance company will replace the frame & set your cab on it, along with a new bed
That is what they did with one members Ram about a month ago

do insurance companies up there allow you to buy the damaged vehicle back from them?
or at least let you strip all your mods from it?
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