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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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accident...

okay here goes nothing... about an hour ago i was out having some fun in the snow and was on my way home. Unluckily enough the road i was on had a few patches of ice and slush. I lost control of my jeep and slid into a bridge, hit both passenger and drivers side of front bumper. The Passenger side took the first hit, then spun around hitting the drivers side ripping the bumper off.


Passenger side


Drivers side

Little bit of close up on ds.

Sorry for the bad quality pics, cell phone.

Question is; does it look fixable? do u think ins would total it, but i am not trying to go through it. Its a 98 zj so the overall value isnt to high ha


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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:37 PM   #2
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That sucks, drive more careful next time :P
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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:45 PM   #3
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That sucks, drive more careful next time :P
Thanks... ill try to haha
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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:49 PM   #4
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Depending on the miles you have, it could be saved.
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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:50 PM   #5
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Philly seems like an area that would have quite a bit of u-pull-its so that might be the way to go and have the parts painted to match.
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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:52 PM   #6
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Philly seems like an area that would have quite a bit of u-pull-its so that might be the way to go and have the parts painted to match.
Or, if you can find them, buy parts from a jeep already your color, that would help too.
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Unread 01-19-2009, 10:59 PM   #7
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Well of course, that would be a better alternative.
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Unread 01-19-2009, 11:02 PM   #8
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yeah i plan on fixing it myself the only thing that worries me is in the first picture is where its split on the frame? i believe correct me if im wrong. 131,111 is what read on the odo when i screwed up.
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Unread 01-19-2009, 11:28 PM   #9
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yeah i plan on fixing it myself the only thing that worries me is in the first picture is where its split on the frame? i believe correct me if im wrong. 131,111 is what read on the odo when i screwed up.
people cut that part off all the time. from the looks of the pictures your fine
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Unread 01-19-2009, 11:30 PM   #10
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alright i found out its the front cross member. Thank you guys for reassuring me. Gonna go make a list of the parts i need.
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Unread 01-20-2009, 12:05 AM   #11
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i cut mine when i put on my bumper....hammer it back weld if up if you like then get the parts you need shold be good to go when the bumper is back on
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Unread 01-20-2009, 12:10 AM   #12
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junk yard all the way. can of black spray paint and ur set if theres enough mud on that truck people cant tell its a black front end
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Unread 01-20-2009, 12:40 AM   #13
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ha it's fine. No where NEAR totalled. I cut off all that scrap metal under the headlights that you just dented. Fix the fender and the hood and its good to go. New primed hoods are like under 200 on Ebay, same with fenders. Then just pay to have them painted. Or leave it how it is?
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Unread 01-20-2009, 01:55 AM   #14
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I say just fix the headlights and then mount a hi lift where your front bumper used to be. Then it'll just look awesome.
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Unread 01-20-2009, 03:37 AM   #15
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ha ha also sounds like a good time for a steel bumper.. specially if you like to play, oh i mean "drive" in the snow...
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