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Old 07-06-2013, 05:44 PM
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The important thing is you and your daughter still had a good holiday weekend. It could have been much different. The Ram did its job.
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That is why we pay our insurance companies. Glad everyone is ok!
Insurance AND GAP insurance!

Your Princess is the only thing that truly matters and I'm glad to hear that she, and yourself, are perfectly fine.

The last wreck I was in was about 8 years ago with my girlfriend in my somewhat modified RX-8. Not a super expensive car but I did put a handful of work into it including a nice turbo, new suspension, etc etc - about 10K total. Had it for 3 weeks after turbo'd before someone ran a red light and slammed into the passenger side.

Every airbag deployed, car was tossed like a toy, spun around quite a bit. The second that real time caught up with me all I did was turn to the girlfriend and make sure she was OK. She actually made a comment about the car and how expensive it will be and all I said was "it's just a f***ing car, who cares".

Yes if someone got near scratching it I would pitch a fit, there is some justified foot stomping from time to time but if it's something serious - life comes first. That girlfriend became my wife, and is now carrying our first child - it's always nice to see a car or truck live up to their crash tests!

Not your best 4th of July, but it sure could be the most important one to date - everyone is fine and a truck lived up to its name. Go get yourself a new shiny one!
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:08 AM
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With the holiday weekend, it looks like I won't find out anything until early this week. I'm as anxious as you to find out!

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now that it has been a couple days, how are you and daughter feeling. i know for myself it took a couple days for the aches and pains to show up after an mva?
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now that it has been a couple days, how are you and daughter feeling. i know for myself it took a couple days for the aches and pains to show up after an mva?
We are surprisingly well. No aches, pains, or anything else of the sort. The only one I've had is of the visual kind when I visited the truck at the impound yard. Hopefully that pain will be resolved this week.

We are out camping this weekend, enjoying life, and my wife, kids, and I took a 12-mile bike trip yesterday. Life continues after a short blip

Thanks for checking on us. Much appreciated!

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Wow, very sorry to see and hear this but glad to hear you and your daughter made it out fine and the RAM did its job! Good to hear, too, that neither of you seem to be having any residual effects, be sure to keep us posted!

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I too echo everyone elses sentiments here; happy to hear you and your loved ones faired well.

Based on the surface of your posted pictures, I can't see a total loss there.

Good luck.
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Glad you and the family are doing good. The truck can be replaced.

So, Can you salvage those tow hooks? ^_^
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chris, good to here you are both ok.
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Glad the both of you are ok. Do you mind if I ask if anybody else was hurt? That sounds like a pretty serious accident.
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