Insurance Job Opinions... - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General > General Discussion > Insurance Job Opinions...

RIGID LED Light Blowout Sale - All Sizes, All Series, all Truc-Lite LED Headlights! OCONEE OFF-ROAD 706-534-9955Jeep Wrangler Bushwacker Flat Fender Flare Sale at Baselin

Reply
Unread 01-29-2008, 09:20 AM   #1
Mfox98
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Worcester, MA
Posts: 19
Insurance Job Opinions...

Hello, while parked on the street somebody decided to back into my jeep and push in the door and slightly bent in the rocker above the sahara molding. Also took a little chuck out of my tire. So i now have a $2000 check in hand for the damge and wonderred what you people would do with it... Do i go through the body shop and have it fixed up nice (the jeeps not perfect) or should I toss a new door on, and use the money elswhere? What would you do?

__________________
98' Sahara 4.0 5 speed
Dana 44 dynomax exhaust.
Stock Canadian TJ...
Mfox98 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-29-2008, 09:32 AM   #2
mall0y
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Northeast PA
Posts: 289
Do you have any pictures of the damage??
mall0y is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-29-2008, 09:43 AM   #3
JJs99TJ
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: ABQ, New Mexico
Posts: 1,498
I'd say if the rocker isnt too badly damaged, get a set of rockers
for it that has an internal brace that sandwiches the rocker panel.

As for the door, I'm not sure.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by rnemovr
oman, what happened in the wreck? i see it bent your bumper, did you hit a camel?
JJs99TJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-29-2008, 09:47 AM   #4
01TJDriver
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Cleveland, Oh
Posts: 72
grab a used door....find a small bodys hop to paint it an the rocker and spend the rest on mods....
__________________
[SIZE="4"]JEEP (noun) \'jep\ 1940, English: Jacked-up Expensive Entertainment Provider.[/SIZE]

Credit: ??
01TJDriver is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-29-2008, 09:50 AM   #5
RockRunner85
Registered User
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Fairfax, VA
Posts: 3,334
Pictures would be helpful. If the tire chunk isn't that big I'd just get it balanced and be done with it. The rockers I would bang out if needed and cover with rocker guards. How bad is the door. It might be able to be pulled out and repainted.
__________________
2004 Black Rubicon w/ 5 spd

RE 3.5 SuperFlex & Front Trackbar / JKS 1.25" BL & MML / 35x12.5 MTRs on 15x8 AR-23s / Currie Anti-Rock / Jeeperman Bumpers / Rokmen Sliders / York OBA / Harbor Freight 8k Winch
RockRunner85 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-29-2008, 11:34 AM   #6
grogie
M-F: Cell Block #4533
 
grogie's Avatar
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Indy
Posts: 7,334
Being a '98, I agree, do what you need to fix it enough (new painted door to match, new rocker panels), and put the left over money towards a lift (like a BB) and larger tires.
__________________

Red Jeep Club #345
2006 TJ Sport
2004 KJ Limited
2013 Off-Road Trailer

grogie is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 01-30-2008, 07:03 AM   #7
Ross
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: BUM****, MO
Posts: 10,403
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mfox98
Hello, while parked on the street somebody decided to back into my jeep and push in the door and slightly bent in the rocker above the sahara molding. Also took a little chuck out of my tire. So i now have a $2000 check in hand for the damge and wonderred what you people would do with it... Do i go through the body shop and have it fixed up nice (the jeeps not perfect) or should I toss a new door on, and use the money elswhere? What would you do?
I vote for "and use the money elswhere?" PM me and I will give you my address. A money order would be fine.

I would fix or replace the door it there was wind noise or leakage issues. I would get some rocker panels such as or warn or what ever to cover the damage (not sure extactly were the damage is) on your rocker, this will also get you extra protection off roading. Send the rest to me.
__________________
Schitzangiggles: We used to teach our children to fight evil, now we teach them that fighting is evil.

2001 TJ, 33 trxus MTs , W, locked, belly up, some armor.

"If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time." Zig Ziglar
Ross is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.