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I wrecked my XT6


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#1 kecksnext

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 11:29 AM

Anyone know a good body man?

XT6 1
XT6 2
XT6 3

I don't think I'm gonna make the meet

#2 Meeky Moose

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 11:38 AM

now i gotta be the first to ask, how the hell did that happen?

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 11:46 AM

how much for the rims?
why not take the brat?

seriously: madrid body shop, but may not be worth fixing:-\

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 11:49 AM

I know how it happened, he neglected to keep the wheels pointing down :brow:

Body work aside (can they even fix that? I doubt it - you've got yourself a parts car now) I hope that you're OK.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 12:01 PM

Driving just a hair over the limit. All the snow we had Friday melted the same day. I was cruising on some back roads and there was a spot where a farmer would cross the road to access his other field. Needless to say this was the only spot that had runoff, the roads were dry all day and by the time I got there it was frozen. DOH!! Lost it immediately. I wanna cry.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 12:37 PM

OUCH, that really sucks. I’m surprised you got it on its roof without knocking all the corners off. If the unibody not badly tweaked (doesn’t look to be), all you need is a couple of fenders, a door, a roof section, glass, a welder, and some paint, no problem. :rolleyes:

But seriously I bet it fixable, I’ve dealt with worse, whether its worth it is another story.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 12:41 PM

That'll buff right out.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 01:13 PM

Dude! Are you okay?!!!!

It looks like one of those accidents you walk away from unhurt or don't walk away from at all. :( :( :(

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 01:15 PM

Hope you're OK.. You seem to be OK enough to post.. Thats a good thing.

$1.99 for rubbing compound at autozone and you'll be good to go.. might want to buy 2 though.:D

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 01:15 PM

Yeah, I figure a little WD-40 some duct tape and everything will be good as new. The pisser is... after all the trouble I've had fixing the air suspension the damn thing is still standing tall. Whoda known. Anyone have an XT6 for sale?

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 01:35 PM

:brow:hummmm: cut off roof, weld doors, replace windsheild, paint flat black (flames opptional), and have fun in the sun :burnout:

Just thinking aloud. GOOD LUCK!:wave:

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 01:45 PM

heh, yeah perfect candidate for the first convertible XT6

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 03:00 PM

Damn, thats got to hurt.
I agree on the top removal, what can you loose? Straighten/stiffen the A pillars, clean it up and make a soft top for it.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 03:09 PM

ouch!

#15 The Scooby

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 03:25 PM

that sucks, glad your ok, kinda the same thing happened to me, thats how i totaled my 86 Mazda B2000 truck, but i hit a steel light pole and tweaked the frame and pushed the firewall all the way up until it touched the clutch and brake pedal. :headbang:

just glad your OK, and sorry for your car, that really bites. :dead:

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 04:21 PM

Man that really sux! you think you might part it?

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 04:38 PM

I had it worse in my wagon, had about a foot between the dash and the roof, only lost the windshield though, should be easy enough to jack out and replace, it looks to be worth it.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 10:40 PM

If you part it out, how much do you want for the air ride suspension and the 5 lug? :) Hope you find another one that will serve ya faithfully without being wrecked :)

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Posted 25 March 2004 - 12:44 AM

Man thats bad news - i think if you wash it it might look a bit better - keep smiling:D :D

#20 kecksnext

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Posted 25 March 2004 - 09:32 AM

Well, the plan is this. I'm taking Friday and Monday off to see what's what. I'll know by Saturday if I'm parting out or fixing up. I'm pretty sure everything motor wise is fine as I remember turning the car off while I was standing on my head. I'm going to concentrate on checking the frame and body before I make my decision. Thanks to everyone for their concern.

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Posted 25 March 2004 - 01:10 PM

If you do part it, I'll be interested in the front and rear sway bars with mounting brackets. I think they are both 20mm.

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Posted 25 March 2004 - 09:48 PM

That sucks, sorry to see it, glad to hear you survived...

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 04:16 AM

Glad to hear that you're OK.

Sorry to say that I think your Subie has sacrificed his/her life to save yours. Roof damage equals write-off where I come from. The strength is gone, and the car will never be the same again.

What a grand shame!!




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