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Just wanted to start one of these for us 3rd gen ppl...

I rotated my tires, set my front camber and toe.
And cleaned my wheels.

Tell us what u did??
 

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Was rear ended . Now it's time to decide if its worth fixing, or just driving till it dies. 164k and no major issues, but I have done a lot of interior cleaning and did most of my own repairs and maintenance.
 

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^ how bad was it? Just the bumper?
I tweaked the camber alil -1 up front got alil more castor too. Much better w/o p/s.
Sorry, I just now saw your reply. I don't seem to be getting the e-mails I was before the new update. It damaged the bumper, rear panel and the trunk pan, body shops wanted 4500 but I just mounted a new bumper and whacked the trunk latch a few times and its good enough for me.

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Automotive tail & brake light Car Vehicle Automotive lighting Automotive tire


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Automotive parking light Automotive side marker light Automotive tail & brake light Vehicle registration plate Car
 

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Yes, I was actually pissed when it happened, and wanted to just trash the car, but with it being my first car, and seeing how newer cars are harder to work on and this one is pretty easy. I decided to keep it and just replace the bumper and hammer the trunk area a bit. Sucks that the person didn't have insurance, but insurance would have totaled it anyway.
 

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Sucks that the person didn't have insurance, but insurance would have totaled it anyway.
If I was not at fault and somebody did that to my car I would give them the estimate for the damages and demand they pay for it. If they refused I would take them to court, asking for the damages and court costs.
 
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Well waiting on the new bearings to come in. I have one side fully broken down. ill probably paint the spindle in the mean time. I may also posts some pics in my build thread.
 

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If I was not at fault and somebody did that to my car I would give them the estimate for the damages and demand they pay for it. If they refused I would take them to court, asking for the damages and court costs.
I would love to take them to court and make them pay for it. However, they didn't have insurance and I doubt they have enough money to pay for the damages. I would just hate to waste that time and money taking them to court and winning, yet not get any money since they may not have it.
 

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Just finish the bearing job, the roaring is gone :D. I also change the trans fluid and engine oil.
 
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