3767 views

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.





Offline ACP

  • Lives in a Metro Tangerine

  • Joined: Jun 2008

  • Drives: McLaren
  • Location: Sydney
Doesn't look bad enough to be written off to me, unless the whole front crash structure is shagged.



Offline mondi

  • Resident Bogan
  • Moderator

  • Joined: Jul 2008

  • Location:
  • Drives:
Doesn't look bad enough to be written off to me, unless the whole front crash structure is shagged.


Doesn't take much to write off a car in NSW now from past experience.


A lot of repairers couldn't be arsed repairing something like this now days, it's not like the straight forward local products to repair.


Just a theory or the front has a lot more damage than can be seen.......although I would have thought the wheels may have moved a lot more if that was the case.



Offline ACP

  • Lives in a Metro Tangerine

  • Joined: Jun 2008

  • Drives: McLaren
  • Location: Sydney
Apparently the front crash structure is a bolt-on, bolt-off affair. I doubt very much that the tub itself damaged or twisted. The parts for these things are stupidly expensive. I think the front and rear clams are $10k each or more before paint and labour.

In theory it could be fixed I would have thought. But probably too expensive as you said.



Offline mondi

  • Resident Bogan
  • Moderator

  • Joined: Jul 2008

  • Location:
  • Drives:
Hmmm, yes forgot about that, they are a bolt on unit, couldn't imagine them being cheap.



Looks like it's been run over, the black scuff marks look a lot like tyre marks. And the RH wheel looks a little out of alignment to the LH side.



Maybe a good base for a Replica project.  :p



Offline looney


  • Joined: Mar 2007

  • Drives: VW Beetle
Apparently the front crash structure is a bolt-on, bolt-off affair.

Actually a glue on, grind off affair :D

ask me how i know.

Image

Image

Image

this repair was $38k, I tried desperately to get the insurance to write the thing off, but no go :(  all because some douche ran a red light into me :(



Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
9 Replies
15286 Views
Last post Mon, 08 Dec, 2008 - 20:12
by app
6 Replies
3883 Views
Last post Fri, 21 Dec, 2012 - 14:11
by cel
23 Replies
9525 Views
Last post Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 - 23:56
by 360c
47 Replies
9876 Views
Last post Fri, 04 Oct, 2013 - 13:33
by mondi
1 Replies
979 Views
Last post Fri, 20 Nov, 2015 - 08:54
by Ruskee


Latest Discussions

BOARD TOPIC MEMBER POSTED
[ Racing ] Australian GT series andecorp Today at 00:39
[ Porsche ] Porsche 991 911 R – Australian Registry F1V10 Yesterday at 22:49
[ McLaren ] 675 LT Spider IExperiment Yesterday at 22:16
[ Ferrari ] Dino Mule spotted David B Yesterday at 19:49
[ American Muscle ] Buy Real Passports,Driver’s License,ID Card, Resident permit crazyswagg Yesterday at 19:15
[ Racing ] Lola Larousse LC88 goober Yesterday at 16:36
[ Cars ] OFFICIAL - BUGATTI CHIRON Aircon Yesterday at 14:59
[ Funny Cool Stoopid ] Jokes PA Yesterday at 13:47