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my baby got hit

yup my baby got hit :/ i was turning left and the guy blew threw a stop sign and slammed in to me...would have hit the cab if i didnt drop it a gear and floor it. my guess is insurance is going to total it...but i will buy her back and do a flat bed with some full widths under her....still a sad day...she was soooo clean.
to make things more interesting....guess what hit me
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Sorry to hear

Was it an SUV? Or another Ranger?
 
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Wow. Sorry to hear. How are you doing?
 
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Is she wrote off? Chassis damage? Im calling the eldery on this collision. Damn that sucks dude. Insurance should clear this up. Running a stop sign is serious matter. Case closed in favour for you buds.
 
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Not cool man. Was it a ricer?
 
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ya he got ticketed, it was a 3rd gen fleet ranger.
 
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Wow that sucks! I liked that truck! You put a lot of time into it recently.
 
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Dude... bummer. All that hard work :( You could always strip your goodies off of it and put it on another ranger/b-series. Sucks either way tho... but at least you're not hurt.
 
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Dude... bummer. All that hard work :( You could always strip your goodies off of it and put it on another ranger/b-series. Sucks either way tho... but at least you're not hurt.
sadly i cant take the cage out...i wish i could becasue that was expensive...i plan to buy it back and do a flatbed with some full width axles
 
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He already said he would buy it back if it was totaled

EDIT: Too slow
 
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Good Luck with whatever you do.
 
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I probably woulda jumped out and punched the guy lol
 
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Sorry to hear brother, but when life gives you lemons, at least you're going to make lemonade!

Its going to look sick with full widths and a flat bed. Just please do a good flat bed, not some white trash hack job.
 
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^^^ agreed. I saw on the Powerblock where they made a custom bed out of metal. It was on a military deuce but im sure it would look bad azz on a Ranger too! Just heavy...
 
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Sorry to hear brother, but when life gives you lemons, at least you're going to make lemonade!

Its going to look sick with full widths and a flat bed. Just please do a good flat bed, not some white trash hack job.
i work at a fab shop...heres the flat bed we built for our service truck. i think im going to use tube for mine though. http://www.stainlessbrainfab.com/pho...cation/419.JPG
 
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You can kinda get the idea
 
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i work at a fab shop...heres the flat bed we built for our service truck. i think im going to use tube for mine though. http://www.stainlessbrainfab.com/pho...cation/419.JPG
That doesn't look bad at all. You going wood floor or metal? Are you going to dove tail it at all?
 
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not sure yet, probably wood even though its not going to be a huge flatbed. i wanna dovetail it but it has to be street legal...i dont have a tow rig,
 
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so the guy at my dads work that does the repair estimates on wrecked rental cars did a quick work up of the damage on my truck...he came up with $5500 in damages...its totaled. i wanna buy it back but i have a feeling the insurance company is going to want me to pay out the *** to get it back becasue i have so many hours in it they know i want it....
 
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so gut the son of a ***** before it goes.

Although, I have bought a couple cars back from the Insurance Company, and it was 75% of the trade in value of the stock vehicle with no modifications. Maybe your insurance company is different, but i doubt it. That was with State Farm and Progressive
 
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id just ask to see how much they want for it. i wish i bought my old truck back i kick myself everyday for not doing it. it needed a cab swap but whatever it could of been done at my friends house
 
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rear end damage is always the easiest. Your truck is a 94, so you are looking at around 1000 bucks to buy the truck back.
 
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