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Old 08-21-2007
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As of 6:50pm this evening my truck is no more...for now.

It got wrecked on the on ramp from Douglas Blvd to I-80. I spun out and hit the curb. The driver side rear tire came off, taking part of the axle with it. The tire rode up on the driver side denting the bed, door panel, taking the mirror with it, and front fender. The tonneau cover came off as well, and it is cracked. No other damage is visible at this time. It appears that it may be just body damage on the driver side, along with the need for a new axle and possible some underbody stuff. The bodykit is destroyed as well, the tailgate may be damaged also.

Two out of four wheels are cracked. One appears to be bent and one is just fine. Or so it seems.

Everything else starting from the hood, and the roof, and the whole passenger side appears to be fine. There may or may not have been any frame damage. I am unsure at this point.

Hopefully, the truck won't have to be totaled. Hopefully, it can be repaired. I think it can. But we will see.

Thank you.

Jason
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Old 08-21-2007
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Wow sorry to hear that man. That sucks. I hope it can be repaired too.

You didn't get hurt did you?
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Old 08-22-2007
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wow sorry to hear glad you are okay.

How fast were you going? That sounds like a lot of damage.
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geeze that sucks, but i know how you feel
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Old 08-22-2007
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ouch.. damn hopefully it doesnt get totalled.. those 4.0L SOHC/reg cabs are mighty rare!
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Old 08-22-2007
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good luck on getting it repaired, you had an awesome truck!

your truck inspired me to put stock edge flares on mine
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Old 08-22-2007
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Man that sucks. I saw you driving on Douglas just last week too. Hope everything goes well and the damage isn't too bad.
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Old 08-22-2007
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that sucks man
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Old 08-22-2007
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Holy crap that sucks! I want more details on how you lost traction. Were you driving too aggressively, was the pavement wet, or was it someone else's fault?

Edit: If you need any parts during the repairs, let me know!
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damn dude bad luck
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Always sad to hear any car/truck with a lot of wrench time into it get wrecked.

I hope your ok.

Hope they don't total it. If they do and if you like it as much as you seem you do, due to work done. Look into buying it back from the insurance company and fit it up.
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i didnt ever see your truck?????

that sucks
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Old 08-22-2007
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im in the same boat as you are, still dealin with the insurance to take care of mine-glad to see you are ok
if they total it, the F-150's are going cheap now, about same price as a ranger, so im thinking im gonna go with a new F-150 if i can get it for about the same price
Best of luck to ya getting it taken care of
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Old 08-22-2007
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I feel for ya man when i wrecked my 96 ranger i almost cryed i mean it was my own fault but when u put time and blood (damn Thing) its emotional i had wrecked a 96 ranger 2wd that had a 200hp 2.3l circle track motor in it and had 4 56 gears in the rear it was quicker then a cheetah on cocaine she was my pride and joy it was lowered and had road huggers on it open glasspacks and a bit of a stero systems needless to say it was goin aound a hairpin cover and the *** end tryed passin me i rolled it over a 20ft bank insurance never knew and i was driving her again she didnt look good but it was used as a sleeper after that ....but my piont is were all glad ur ok and losing a truck is devastaing < if thats spelled right...

GET HER BACK AND GET HER GOIN ................
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Sorry to hear this, man. I got a little love tap last week and I can't wait to get it back from the shop.
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Damn, that was such a nice truck, I hope they can put it all back together for you.
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