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Old 07-21-2012
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A little history. 5 months ago I was pulling out of a parking lot on a semi blind curve and got halfway across the road before I got T-boned by this car with 3 young girls in it. They were going at least 60+ mph before i got hit. She hit her brakes 30ft from my truck and pushed my front end another 8ft down the road. She said she never saw my truck and that i never had my headlights on. This is not true as i have automatic headlights and the towing company wrote 3 statements stating as soon as my truck was turned on, that my lights automatically came on. Insurance has still not issued a ruling on the at fault so no judging until the final verdict and honestly if i am at fault I will completely understand.

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My truck was further across the road before i got hit. The trans got knocked into neutral and the truck rolled back against her car.


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Only thing left is to put the pin-stripe back on the driver side. (Ford sent the wrong one). I had more before pics but my phone crashed and i lost them.

Damage: Near 15K in damage (Truck still valued at 30K). Front Fender, Both driver side doors, A pillar, B Pillar, Floor, Dash, 4 new tires, New Steering pump and pitman arm (Sheared off), Factory Rim, Body Moldings, etc.

After 5 months away I am happy to have it back. I have put 500 miles on it and it rides better than before. Some say it will never be the same but this thing definitely has no issues.

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Looks like they did some great work!
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Old 07-21-2012
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looks awesome dude...not much left to that car though lol...glad everyone was ok
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didn't you just have the other side painted near the back of the cab for a dent and stuff? thats some crap luck. but damn the truck came out wicked. thats probably my favorite color combo out there in all honesty. thats the combo i was looking for but got the black instead
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Nasty accident but it looks great now!
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Looks great! Glad you were ok
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looks like the body shop done good work!
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looks like the body shop done good work!
Look's like the body shop did some good work!

You teach college level man!

Poor King Ranch, looks great
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Wow. That is crazy, and I'd be upset that fault hasn't been determined yet. Considering that the lady claims you're lights were off and she was speeding, I would be led to believe that she was at fault. My philosophy is, "Why would she have a need to lie otherwise"? Glad that there weren't any injuries. Last, since she hit you, so I would think that she was at fault for taking the turn too fast and not anticipating traffic. I hope it gets straightened out soon for peace of mind at least. Good luck.
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Looks great!
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Crazy stuff! I was wondering where you've been.
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Little update.
Just got the truck back from Benzy's Diesel Performance: Installed
ARP Studs
88mm Powermax Turbo
Headgaskets
Sinister Diesel EGR Delete
Performance Machine Stainless oil Cooler
8 New OEM injectors (For Now)
Running great and very happy with the truck now.
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