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Old 04-03-2007, 04:15 PM
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Unhappy Lost my tow vehicle...

So, yesterday, the wife was driving the Jeep (no passengers) on a rural road when the left front tire blew, pitching her to the right, spinning her around and landing her in a ditch. Both airbags went off.
She was O.K. A bit battered and bruised, but other than that she appears fine. The paramedics checked her out and released her to me.
They towed it before I arrived and could take a look, so I went today. It doesn't look good The suspension on the left front corner is torn up pretty bad, and so is the sheet metal. The doors all open fine, so I think the unibody is still straight. Unfortunately, I don't think it's going to be worth fixing, and I don't think I'll get enough out of it to purchase a new tow vehicle any time soon...Looks like I'll be bumming tow vehicles from friends for my summer ski trips...
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:21 PM
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Glad to hear your wife is okay (relatively speaking) .... sorry about the jeep
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:22 PM
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Glad to hear everyone is OK. Thats too bad though... at least you are assured an observer if you have to invite someone to tow it!!!
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:36 PM
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Glad to hear everyone is ok, just like the two posts before.

Couldn't you use the settlement as a down payment on something else??
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:38 PM
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Couldn't you use the settlement as a down payment on something else??
Probably, but I'm not normally one to finance a car...instead I may sell one of my other cars and buy a nice tow vehicle...

It's all too early to tell. I just need to get this resolved right now and try to get my wife to stop saying she's sorry
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try to get my wife to stop saying she's sorry
That is the worst part of the whole deal I bet..
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It's all too early to tell. I just need to get this resolved right now and try to get my wife to stop saying she's sorry
Make her pay!!
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That is a tough one for sure, glad your wife is OK.
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Sorry to hear about the accident. Glad to hear your wife is O.K.!!
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Probably, but I'm not normally one to finance a car...instead I may sell one of my other cars and buy a nice tow vehicle...

It's all too early to tell. I just need to get this resolved right now and try to get my wife to stop saying she's sorry

I totally agree with the financing, waste of money unless your doing it for a house! Glad to hear that she is okay!

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P.S Was it on Pepper? My mother totalled a car there.
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