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1961 F100 vs Volvo XC90

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Delmo, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. Delmo
    Joined: Apr 16, 2004
    Posts: 235

    Delmo
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    from Burbank

    My wife and I were in a wreck with a XC90 Friday and here are the results. Although it wasn't our fault as the Volvo turned into us on a green light, those things are tough as nails and the ol truck didn't fair to well. The wife is fine (she was driving me to work) and I have a broken pelvis and put a huge dent in the dash with my hip. I wish I had taken a photo of the Volvo, we hit it's passenger side door and it's barley damaged. Seriously thinking about going to look at those things on Monday.
     

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  2. chaddilac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 14,000

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    Yikes man!! Your wife seems fine, hope you feel better and that volvo pays you off for you truck!!! :(
     
  3. blt2go
    Joined: Oct 27, 2009
    Posts: 551

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    man that sucks. hope you heal quick, and get that great looking truck back on the road. i do collision work and have found some surprises in the newer cars but nothing that tough.
     
  4. Boones
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 9,692

    Boones
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    from Kent, Wa
    1. Northwest HAMBers

    Did you have a seat belt on (since you hit the dash?). Good to see you did not go through the windshield. something to be said about the modern crash test ability of todays cars.. Sorry to see the truck in such bad shape
     

  5. Astrochimp
    Joined: Sep 15, 2009
    Posts: 191

    Astrochimp
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    from NE Mo.

    I added seat and shoulder belts in my '63 chevy truck, and just tell myself it is safer than a motorcycle...........

    Brake upgrade tops the list for this spring.
     
  6. Nick Flores
    Joined: Aug 13, 2009
    Posts: 1,357

    Nick Flores
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    Adding belts and better brakes is on the checklist for my 64 F100 as well.

    Here's to a speedy recovery!
     
  7. 100% Matt
    Joined: Aug 7, 2006
    Posts: 2,715

    100% Matt
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    Ouch.. broken hips don't come easy in young folk. Take care of yourself and I hope you get a nice settlement from the insurance company
     
  8. HOT40ROD
    Joined: Jun 16, 2006
    Posts: 961

    HOT40ROD
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    from Easton, Pa

    That sucks. Try to get pictures of the other car. If it ends up in court they may come in handy.
     
  9. greasemonkey060
    Joined: Dec 18, 2005
    Posts: 212

    greasemonkey060
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    Wow! Sorry to hear. Hopefully it'll work out to your favor in court! Don't forget to save that pass. fender as a wall hanging!
     
  10. Buddy Palumbo
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
    Posts: 3,871

    Buddy Palumbo
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    Man , poor truck :eek: !!! Hope your pelvis heals up OK ... certainly doesn't sound like fun :( .
     
  11. Nice job! The old truck looks sad. Pelvis soulds painfull, heal fast you got work to do.
     
  12. nutajunka
    Joined: Jan 24, 2007
    Posts: 1,466

    nutajunka

    I would have figured your truck would have plowed that volvo right out of the way. Wish you a speedy recovery and your truck.
     
  13. Delmo
    Joined: Apr 16, 2004
    Posts: 235

    Delmo
    Member
    from Burbank

    Thanks everyone, ya you would think the ol truck would have done better than it did hey. I guess it's a testament to the new cars these days. Well Volvo anyway.
     

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