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Unread 06-13-2008, 11:17 PM   #1
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Friday The 13th Sucks!

So, the day started out well. Until I was on my way home from dinner and i got rear-ended by a 99 ford F-150. Then, I bumped into a 99 Chevy Blazer. I didnt get a ticket but my front and rear a crushed pretty good. My necks a little sore and I cant open my rear hatch.

Back in December, my 93 got totaled. I don't know if I can handle 2 totaled Jeeps in 2 months.

Do you guys think the insurance will total it. so far the parts I have added up that need to be replaced are:

bumper
air dam
end caps
bracket
rear bumper
rear end caps
rear hatch
bumper brackets
rear bumper brackets
fenders
grill
header panel
wiper motor
outside temp sensor

anyone think it will be totaled?
its a 98 2wd limited with 164000 miles. bluebooks at retail,6500 trade in, 2500 and private party, 4200.

IM LIVID! ha I'm not even 18 yet. good grief

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Unread 06-13-2008, 11:50 PM   #2
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heh bro. Sounds like you had a baaad day.



But uhm, I think you've got a pretty good chance at her being totaled.


Sorry there bro.
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Unread 06-13-2008, 11:55 PM   #3
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Thats really too bad.

Im glad you are ok.

I'd let them total it, and find yourself another xj, 4wd this time.
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Unread 06-14-2008, 10:14 AM   #4
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thats kind of what i'm hoping for. i know that sounds bad, but i think if they do ill buy it back, sell it, take all the money and buy a little civic or something, and then later get a ol beater 4x4 xj to wheel and chop the top off and everything. ill get soem pictures up asap i jsut gotta upload them
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Unread 06-14-2008, 04:33 PM   #5
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finally soem pics







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Unread 06-14-2008, 07:42 PM   #6
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I'll take those rims off your hands. PM me please.
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Unread 06-14-2008, 08:06 PM   #7
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HA! actually i already took those off and put the ugly limited rims back on with the bald tires. im keeping my grizzlies and my 30 inch bfgs with only 5000 miles on them for the next xj! did the same thing with the last jeep when it was totaled. lol
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Unread 06-14-2008, 08:10 PM   #8
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darn, i've been looking for those rims for a while now!
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Unread 06-14-2008, 08:28 PM   #9
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I'm not sure if thats a total or not but i can tell you that i got about $1300 from my recent rear ending on my 88 and it was only a damaged hatch and fuel tank... So you probably have at least 3-4 times the damage.
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Unread 06-14-2008, 08:47 PM   #10
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i got hit on the rear right door when my jeep was parked and the insurance company said they concidered it totalled and payed me 2300. Why would you have to buy it back?
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Unread 06-14-2008, 11:28 PM   #11
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well here in az if they total it, they get it. unless you buy it back form them. on my last one it was totaled. i bought it back for like 200 bucks, sold it, and ended up with 5 grand for a 93 xj country with 170k on it. not bad
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Unread 06-14-2008, 11:38 PM   #12
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that sucks..so many xjs getting totalled. looks like what happened to my friends xj. his wasnt that bad and it was considered totalled.
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Unread 06-14-2008, 11:58 PM   #13
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it doesnt look bad, unless theres any mechanical damage a couple junk yard runs could probally fix it.
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Unread 06-15-2008, 09:21 AM   #14
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the only think mechanical that i have noticed is the fron end now clunks over bumps and over 30 mph ish i get bad fron end shake.
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Unread 06-20-2008, 09:02 PM   #15
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insurance says its totaled. chances are they will give me about 4 for it but im still waiting to find out.ill probly slap a couple bumpers on it and maybe a jy hatch and sell it for 3k. plenty for the next buildup
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