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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:38 PM   #1
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G/F wrecks the Jeep....

Rear ended a Sonata.

Now Jeep, 5" lift on 33's and tow hooks up front

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Sonata, bone-stock

Split the rear end open like a tune can. Everyone is ok, but most importantly the Jeep was ok, except for the bent bumper brackets. Really isnt noticable, but I noticed it. Again, Im a perfectionist.

So, what do i do. Im not letting her drive it anymore, is that wrong. It is the only car she has to drive..

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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:42 PM   #2
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no its not wrong, scooters are getting pretty cheap, and they can go fast. also saves gas
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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:42 PM   #3
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i'd let her drive again. i mean.. theres a reason they're called accidents. unless she has some horrible track record of accidents.
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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:42 PM   #4
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get aftermarket bumpers front and rear! haha. if its the only thing she can drive thats totally between you two
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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:44 PM   #5
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i'd let her drive again. i mean.. theres a reason they're called accidents. unless she has some horrible track record of accidents.
I agree...it's still only a vehicle....oooooh did I just say that? Be glad she wasn't in the Sonata.
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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:45 PM   #6
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this thread needs pics...
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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:45 PM   #7
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yup

i'd say make her pick up a wrench, pull old bracket off, replace with new and buy ur gas for a month...but thats just me... ..
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Unread 10-30-2008, 06:14 PM   #8
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I want pics of the Sonata!
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Unread 10-30-2008, 06:36 PM   #9
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Could it be your fault for not upgrading the brakes? Stock brakes and 33's make for poor stopping ability at best. I hope she's not mad at you. You should buy her some candy and flowers to make up and beg for forgiveness.

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Unread 10-30-2008, 06:47 PM   #10
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not let her drive it????
wow, someone who has never been in a long term relationship i think.
people have wrecks, get over it.
so long as everyone is ok, vehicles can be replaced.
if you really feel like pushing yer luck, ask her to chip in on an arb bumper....and then her to help installing it.
seriously dude, its a jeep, not a living person.

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I agree...it's still only a vehicle....oooooh did I just say that? Be glad she wasn't in the Sonata.
I feel the need to say....my wife never drives my jeep....
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Unread 10-30-2008, 07:57 PM   #12
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Rear ended a Sonata.

Now Jeep, 5" lift on 33's and tow hooks up front

vs.

Sonata, bone-stock

Split the rear end open like a tune can. Everyone is ok, but most importantly the Jeep was ok, except for the bent bumper brackets. Really isnt noticable, but I noticed it. Again, Im a perfectionist.

So, what do i do. Im not letting her drive it anymore, is that wrong. It is the only car she has to drive..
I think everyone is making a mistake here... yes, they are accidents. But when you rear end someone, it is your fault. It is also your fault if you kill anyone on board, or hit a pedestrian you don't see. Sorry, but in my town especially, a lot of people are getting hit, and a few getting killed. If you are a bad driver, people who have nothing to do with your crappy driving can get hurt. In this case, or in the case when my friends have had too much to drink, I am sorry, but I would take the keys. But only if it is your vehicle of course.

Now, if someone hit her, or it was an really weird traffic thing like 2 cars come to a 4 way stop at midnight during a snow storm at the same time both signaling left... then of course that is ok. So it kind of depends on your story. But as stated, if it is your vehicle, I would save the insurance costs and suffering, and at least require she take some driving courses.

Sorry for the rant, but my town is especially bad. I am tired of hit and runs and casualties because people suck at driving. C'mon, it is really hard to drive?

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Unread 10-30-2008, 10:49 PM   #13
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i think he was joking when he said that stuff about not letting her ever drive again, and that hes glad the jeep is ok and all that ****, so lighten up ppl
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Unread 10-30-2008, 11:04 PM   #14
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Ive got a 65 ford thats all steel thats what i let the wife drive, well she drives the jeep home when ive been drinkin
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Unread 10-30-2008, 11:25 PM   #15
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Ive got a 65 ford thats all steel thats what i let the wife drive, well she drives the jeep home when ive been drinkin
man drunk>woman sober, ill take my chances just kiddin
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