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#1400 takes a hit

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by 7racer, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. 7racer

    7racer Member

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    on Friday after work...running an errand when a driver going in the opposite direction failed to yield in the left turn lane and turned right into me.

    Damage looks pretty extensive and waiting on the adjuster to see what they think...hopefully fixable.

    Blah.

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  2. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Ouch that hurts!!! :frown:

    Doesn't look cheap, but it doesn't look irreparable either. I sure hope they can fix it!
     
  3. ohmman

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    Hoping you're well. And yes, I certainly hope it can be fixed.
     
  4. shrink

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    Oh no. That's so sad. Hope you and everyone else is okay.

    Keep us posted on repair status whenever you are up to it. First and foremost, take care of yourself.
     
  5. FlatSix911

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    Sorry to see this ... don't let your insurance company total the car.
    Limited production vehicles deserved to be repaired and restored.
     
  6. ModelX

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    Hope you are doing ok, and that they can fix that beautiful car!
     
  7. purplewalt

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    Gosh.
    Really hope you are okay.

    (This intersection is just blocks from where I work.)
    Really hope they are able to get your car back up to snuff, fully repaired and back on the road.
     
  8. gregd

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    Wow. Best of luck getting her repaired.

    Just curious, how did they pull the car onto the flatbed safely, when the tow hook is (normally) in the front? Any problems putting the car into "tow mode"?
     
  9. Vger

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    My understanding (learned mostly here on TMC) is that Roadsters take frontal impacts better than anything else. There is a lot of messy stuff to replace up there, but at least the crash structure will take the blow and protect the tub.

    Certainly hoping for the best for you and 1400. There are too few of us to lose any more!
     
  10. m0rph

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    Wow, hopefully repaired soon..
     
  11. TOBASH

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    Sorry to see the big bad Wolf got ya.

    I hope she can be fixed.

    More importantly, I hope YOU are ok.

    Best,

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  12. 7racer

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    I got it into tow mode pretty easily. It looks like he just hooked into the rear suspension and pulled the car up from there.
     
  13. Curt

    Curt Roadster Signature #55

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    Sorry to hear about this. Hope you escaped unharmed.

    I've seen much worse damage - I'm sure this can be repaired.
     
  14. Jaff

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    Best of luck with the repairs Racer...glad you're ok!
     
  15. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    That's horrible. Glad you are ok at least.
     
  16. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Bet that driver feels pretty bad about hitting a car like that too.
     
  17. 7racer

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    well on that note, found out by the guy running my claim that the person that hit me is actually UNINSURED!!!

    she showed me and the cop an expired insurance card! :cursing:
     
  18. shrink

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    I really hope that means she didn't have her current card with her rather than being uninsured.

    I've been guilty of carrying around expired insurance cards and leaving my current ones on my desk somewhere stuck in a pile of mail.
     
  19. Botbldr45

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    Never give up...... Never surrender!
    Hope you can get her fixed....... Our numbers are dwindling.
    Glad you are ok.... Your car protected you.....!!
     
  20. DeedWest

    DeedWest 2011 Roadster 2.5 Sport #1438

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    This is devastating news...and a tragedy to the DFW Roadster community. Sending positive thoughts your way! Hopefully #1400 can be back on the road soon!
     

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