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Old 07-07-07, 11:49 AM   #1
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why there should be a shoot first law

against cell phone drivers, im surprised my friend took it well cause the person who hit him will owe him enough money to repair this one and throw some on the side for his Mach 1
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Old 07-07-07, 11:54 AM   #2
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Ouch!

Good luck on the repairs and I hope the car was insured for Appraised Value because otherwise, the insurance company is going to try to screw him over!
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Old 07-07-07, 11:56 AM   #3
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Gah, put a warning in the title! That hurts to look at.
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Old 07-07-07, 11:59 AM   #4
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Ouch!

Good luck on the repairs and I hope the car was insured for Appraised Value because otherwise, the insurance company is going to try to screw him over!
more than likely he had that done when it the ground on the wheels but this accident happened on its first week out.
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Oh crap.......that sucks hard!
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Old 07-07-07, 12:49 PM   #6
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Distracted drivers harsh my mellow.
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Old 07-07-07, 06:09 PM   #7
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God that sucks. Why must wrecks happen to the beautiful cars?
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Old 07-07-07, 06:23 PM   #8
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The person who was on the cell phone and rear ended that car should suffer a very slow and very painful death via tupperware container lid.
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The person who was on the cell phone and rear ended that car should suffer a very slow and very painful death via tupperware container lid.
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Old 07-08-07, 01:29 AM   #10
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That's by far the most wrong thing I've yet seen here at Foo. And that's saying a lot.

(cries a little)
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Old 07-08-07, 01:48 AM   #11
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that's a beatin' offense
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yeah. I'd hurt them. Kick them. Hard.
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damn. that really hurts to look at.

i love it when people build up older cars with modern touches like that.
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Old 07-08-07, 10:59 AM   #15
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Modern touches? Would that be when a modern car slams into the back of an old one?

I'm surprised nobody commented on the terrible gas mileage that Mach 1 surely got. It's a nice car though. Well, it was anyway.
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The person who was on the cell phone and rear ended that car should suffer a very slow and very painful death via tupperware container lid.
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Old 07-08-07, 11:10 AM   #17
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Modern touches? Would that be when a modern car slams into the back of an old one?

I'm surprised nobody commented on the terrible gas mileage that Mach 1 surely got. It's a nice car though. Well, it was anyway.
That's not the Mach 1. He also has one of those, apparently.

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...enough money to repair this one and throw some on the side for his Mach 1
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Old 07-08-07, 11:13 AM   #18
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'Tweren't no Mach 1, that.

Gas mileage is more important to some people than it is to others. Some people want the car to be as efficient and out-of-mind as possible, while some people want to drive and have fun in a cool car. The two aren't mutually exclusive, of course, but eh.
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Old 07-08-07, 11:18 AM   #19
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Eh, someone mentioned it up higher. I'm not a Ford person myself. Give me a 1950 Chevy P/U and I'm in heaven.
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Old 07-08-07, 11:18 AM   #20
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fuel efficiency

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Old 07-08-07, 11:24 AM   #21
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One small consolation: every body panel on that car should be available from one source or another. Even a complete body shell is available now.

There are many nice older cars out there that are cherished by their owners, but since they don't have the popularity of the 1st gen Camaros nobody is stamping out replacement parts. One good hit and it's adios old friend.
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Old 07-08-07, 11:43 AM   #22
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I think the first-gen Camaro is one of those cars where the aftermarket parts arena is so thorough, you can build one almost entirely out of a catalog. You might need a frame to build off of, but after that, you can buy everything else new.
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Old 07-08-07, 12:34 PM   #23
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the damage is estmated at 3 grand he might get more if they find any mechanical parts that might have been rattled. most of the body work is gonna get done by a friend so a lot of the money will be redirected to the Mach1
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Old 07-08-07, 12:56 PM   #24
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Holy crap! I like fast cars, but I think I'd actually be genuinely a little scared to climb into that beast.

"If satan were a car, this would be satan."


That cellphone driver didn't give your friend any small love tap there. Shameful.
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Shouldn't be too hard to fix, especially if the frame stayed straight. But still,
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