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Old 11-06-2010
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Got into an accident today

Well like the title says I got into an accident today. The only good thing is no one was hurt and I am at ZERO fault. Well I was headed down a semi major road that's only one lane in each direction. I was slowing down to make a left turn off the road and onto a side street and as I started to turn I was hit on my drivers side front fender area. The car that hit me was probably going about 50 close to 60mph. So when it happened I was very confused and probably said WTF about 10 times. The car was a newer BMW 3 series and what had happened was he wasn't paying attention so had the genius idea to try and pass me on left well I was making a left hand turn, needless to say his plan failed. The main impact hit my tire and messed up my truck to the point it was unable to move. The BMW made it 100 yards or so down the road and died in the middle of the two lanes. My truck ended up in opposite lane facing traffic so it was a fun situation. Right now I am kind of upset since the truck was my first vehicle I owned and worked through out high school to buy it so its my baby. Well right now I am wondering if it will get totaled or they will attempt to fix it. Sorry but I couldn't get a good picture and will head to the place it was towed and get some better pictures. It looks a lot better then it is in a picture since the main impact was at my wheel so all the front end is pretty much done.

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Old 11-06-2010
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Here is one of my most recent pictures of my truck before.

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Damn dude! That really sucks..

Glad no one was hurt and hopefully they try and fix her up for you!
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dang that sucks! sorry to see that, doesn't look like too much damage though?
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dang that sucks! sorry to see that, doesn't look like too much damage though?
with the main impact being at the wheel theres prolly a lot of hidden damage to the suspension and front axle...OP glad your ok
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That sucks, same thing happened to my dad he was turning into his driveway blinker on and this idiot tried to pass him.
My dad was in a Cadillac the other guy was in a Mustang. After hitting my dad he went through a cider block wall and ended up in their swimming pool.
No injuries but the idiots pride.
Other than the wall it really messed up the pool when they pulled the Mustang out of the deep end.
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Nice truck. Hope that it's not totaled. If it's repairable, make sure it's done right.

Can't stand idiot drivers.

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Good to hear you're ok.

Are those Code3 LED modules? They look super bright.
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Old 11-06-2010
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Well I was really busy all day long helping my friends out with some things so I missed getting to the tow yard before they closed so I really couldn't get any good pictures. I didn't want to hop the fence and **** anyone off, but I did get a pic of the BMW and found out it was a 335i so the oldest it can be is a 2007. Stupid kids with daddy's money with their i6 twin turbos. Well some good news free rental car and it looks like I am going to be able to rent a Jeep Wrangler, I am getting 40 dollars a day for for a rental until the claim is finished. The lights where originally in a mini whelen light bar, Responder LP Linear, but I didn't want it to damage my roof so I took it apart into the 6 separate led heads and put 2 in the grill, 2 on the windshield and the last 2 in the back. It works really well and I am happy with the set up.

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wow that bmw got ****ed up.
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Damn dude glad your ok... hope everything all works out for you! Goodluck!
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That really sucks man. Was a nice truck. Hope its not totaled.

I do like how you used those lights the way you did.
I want to rig something up like that with amber lights. Any chance you could get some close up pictures of how they are mounted
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if its not a m series it aint twin turbo
sucks about your truck
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if its not a m series it aint twin turbo
the 335i is indeed a twin turbo...my former manager had one...those cars haul ***
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The lights I can get pictures later when I get the car back or if they total it, cause in New Jersey you cant transfer the title with emergency lights in it so no matter what I can get them back. I left pretty much no marks on my truck installing them so they could be removed in case I wanted to sell it down road.
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