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Think they will fix it or total it? It's a 2003 with 140k miles.

Bad part is it had a full tank of gas, fresh oil change, and new brake pads.

 

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I'm voting for fixable.

I had a similar accident on my drivers side, but it was just slightly more in the center of the grille. Blew up my radiator and such, $4500 worth of damage, but my local collision repair fixed it up and it still drives great to this day.
 

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Totalled, easily. The killer is the 140K's affect on book value.
 

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Fix it yourself,doesn't look that bad and the plastic parts just snap on and off....easy fix.

This isn't lego we are looking at here.:roll:


Since there is sheet metal damage there is also going to be structural damage. At the very least the rad support is going to have to be straightened.
 

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I think I'm hoping they do total it. I'll get a newer one with less miles and hopefully the orange color I want.
 

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Thats above the frame and probably not totaled. That would be what is called a 3/4 right clip job. If it gets fixed just put it up for sale and get the SOP you want.:grin:
 

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Thats above the frame and probably not totaled. That would be what is called a 3/4 right clip job. If it gets fixed just put it up for sale and get the SOP you want.:grin:
I know state farm has an SOP in thier possesion

anyhow, how is this going?

if the cost to fix is in the 75% of value range the insurance company will more than likely total it (they did mine)................
 

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They have called it a total loss. The appraiser said he quit adding it up when he hit $8400. Now to get a fair settlement from the insurance and find my next E.
 

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OUCH!! Are you going to take your accessory's off before giving it to them? And check what the buyback is.
 
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