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Unread 01-30-2013, 05:19 PM   #1
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Someone backed into my 5.9's side and ran.. Now i have huge dents

This happend on Sunday aparently.. I never realized my passenger side was pushed in like this until today when i was standing in front of the Jeep and noticed the uneven doors.. When I came home sunday i noticed i had a big chunk of a taillight on my hood lol .. Im like how did that get there

I went back to the parking lot i was in on sunday because i havent been anywhere Monday or tues.. and sure enough there are peices in the spot where i was parked that match the chunk I have... So since i go to this place often and its a Hookah club i imagine it was a guy who goes there as well.. So i plan to go Fri/sat/sun and see if anyone has broken tail lights and match them up.. Thats all I can do..

The parking lot has camera's and i called the person who runs it, but according to police they havent been working for a year... So this really really pisses me off..

My 5.9 was in near perfect shape now my side panel on the passenger door doesnt clip on anymore and the door is pushed in about 1 inch, and the rear passenger door closer to the front is pushed in as well.. When you open the front passenger door and look where the stickers would be the frame is crushed in on the door..


Is there anyway to fix this myself ?? Pics are below can you guys identify the make that taillight came from ?

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Unread 01-30-2013, 05:34 PM   #2
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Is there any lettering on the lens?
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Unread 01-30-2013, 05:34 PM   #3
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I took pictures, but photobucket is being slow and i cant upload them... No no letters.. the chunk is about the size of my palm it has bumps inside it and curvs. Ill upload the pics when i can








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Unread 01-30-2013, 05:44 PM   #4
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Unread 01-30-2013, 05:47 PM   #5
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Yea I was thinking that, now my 5.9 is jacked up on the side... No more perfect Jeep.....

Im seriously going to make an effort to find this guy tho, when i find his car.... mmmm Im sorry i cant say it on the forums but he wont like what i do to it.
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Unread 01-30-2013, 06:39 PM   #6
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hope you got full coverage, For that extra little bit of money, you really can't go wrong, But That's a chitty thing to do, I hate Hit and Runners. Happened on my Wife's WJ. F350 backed into the quarter panel. $2150 of damage, GLass, Quarter panel, hatch, bumper cover, It was a mess.
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Unread 01-30-2013, 06:48 PM   #7
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I suggest if you make a connection with the person who did it, have a LEO with you when you talk to him/her.

People are crazy nowadays.
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Unread 01-30-2013, 07:21 PM   #8
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hope you got full coverage, For that extra little bit of money, you really can't go wrong, But That's a chitty thing to do, I hate Hit and Runners. Happened on my Wife's WJ. F350 backed into the quarter panel. $2150 of damage, GLass, Quarter panel, hatch, bumper cover, It was a mess.
Yea i have full coverage liability and health through usaa.. Full package.. I can get it fixed but the deductable is like 500$.. i went to a shop and they told me it would cost roughly 1500$ to fix ......
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Unread 01-30-2013, 07:25 PM   #9
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I'm going to bet it was a BMW
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i'm going to bet you'll pay more trying to get the person responsible matched up to that random tail light piece than your deductible.

you should file a police report for insurance sake, but since it didn't involve death or injury i wouldn't expect much.

let the body shop handle it for the 500$ deductible.
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I tried to file a report but the cops said that because it happend in a parking lot then it was private propertt and not public so all they did was file a report saying i called them
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If thats their response to the damage done to your jeep i would assume it's fair play and pay back is a biotch
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Thats what I was thinking, Like i said i'm at that place often.. I was there tonight, went outside every now and then found a couple cars with no taillights but they werent even close.. I'll find the guy eventually i think.
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I tried to file a report but the cops said that because it happend in a parking lot then it was private property and not public so all they did was file a report saying i called them


So I guess you find the car , and wait for him to park on private property and the gloves are off . No legal repercussions

Sorry to see this Candy . Good luck finding the coward
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There's only no legal repercussions if it's private property, both parties consent to fighting, and they don't sell tickets to make a profit
Otherwise it's still assault, as well as trespass.

Without video or witness testimony it's all your word against his/hers no matter where the broken bits are.
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