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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by NoSurf, Oct 30, 2008.
glad your ok,sucks to see you car all mangled up
Dang, I am sure sorry to see this. I'll do what I can to help you.
I feel your pain, recently had a political sign supported by 2x4's fall on my Riv. I parked in the grass to avoid dents and dings and the wind blew the sign! Small dent and scratched paint on a perfect body w/ a 5k paint job. Broke my heart, but the best advice I can give you is, "it CAN be fixed." At least it wasn't someone running a red light and destroying the car. I always try to find the positive! Good luck to you!
That sucks, glad YOU are not broken. Two things: if the power co. will let you have the pole...make a Tiki out of it. Two, Your ride can be rebuilt...take care.
damn that sucks... glad you're ok, now fix it!
Know how you feel. That really sucks.
Best therapy in the world is get out to the garage and start the rebuild.
Wow glad you are OK, but that's a bummer.
Looks like that power pole was old and brittle anyway. they should give you a half price discount on that thing.
whoa...glad you are ok, that had to be some scary shit! i like what you said though: better, stronger, faster.
That sux ! Glad you ok and the car will be repaired .
Dude, i hate to hear about this kind of stuff. Its cliche, but at least no one was seriously hurt. At least the body and motor are still good to go. Youll get her back on the road, good luck man.
Shit jay! Good to say you made it with only cuts and bruises.
Wow, those are some pics!
Glad you're all right! You got frame parts?
I am with Mark, didnt look as bad on a cell phone pic. Damn.... She is repairable.
So does this mean we wont be meeting up next weekend?
How bad is the frame? HOpefully we can fix the frame then just replace the parts as needed. Were your steering arms dropped? could you use a bolt on steering? I have a 41-48 spindle that doesnt have a steering arm. If you can use it, then it is on it's way.
Good luck bro.
Jay ...Glad your ok, sucks to see you coupe all messed up
Damn.........but glad to hear that you are ok.
Well at least you can say you have a flatty that will snap a telephone pole in second gear!!! Next time when ya get squirrelly lift a little!! Good luck on the rebuild
Glad you're okay man...coulda been alot worse...passenger side front spindle broke at speed on my coupe a couple years back...losing control of a car is no fun...good luck with the rebuild and keep up the great attitude!
Jay.....sorry to hear about the crack up..... Glad your good and yea... the car will get fixed.
Jay, Sorry to see your car that way. But I remember what you started with and know you can put it back together as good as new. What about insurance Jay ? Can you get any help from them ? Glad to hear that your ok. Keep up the good adittude and it will be on the road in no time. Good luck Jay. Jerry
I know you dont want pity, but I feel for you. The ball pein hammer thing works for me. I have used it on cell phones to good effect.
I am sure You & the car will be back better than before.
I got very lucky some years back in a similar situation - It Gave me a new perspective on things for sure.
The saving grace in my situation was that I had been given one of the work cars temporarily ( it was a complete write off ) - had it been my 64 Falcon that I had at the time I may not be here today ( it didn't have seat belts )
Best of luck for the rebuild!
Damn man, glad your OK, and are ready to get wrenchin' again. Keep us posted on the prorgess...........
time to upgrade parts...
man I hope we can get a short list of shit you need... I'll pitch in whatever I can!
I'll even pick up those deuce rails in milwaukee...
LET ME KNOW.
I already told you... but sorry man... this fuckin sucks. Glad you're still in one piece.
Hmmmm...Jay, at least you weren't on some cell phone yapping when you did this, WERE YOU?
I'll go through my shop stuff to see what I have, that you can have, that you'll need for parts. Paul will probably have a bigger stash than I do.
But you're ok from the sounds of it, which is the best thing. Sorry to hear that your maiden voyage after rebuild didn't quite work out like you planned.
Be sure to P.M. me, or get in touch if you need this old man to come down and help you out putting her back together again.
let us know what you need, I have a couple extra things too.
Oh dude so sorry..that sucks
glad you came out of it ok..wonder why it was so squirrly?
Glad to hear your not badly hurt. Looks like a winter project. Thats awful.
I hope insurance was on it. I didn't read the whole thread.
First, glad you're alright.
Now, I think you should convert the pix to black and white... old timey!
It musta been an eerie sight for anyone driving down that road. I can just picture it, like a time warp to 1955.
Keep your chin up!
Cuz he was on gravel
Jay, glad to hear you didn't get hurt. Scary stuff but if you're not hurt that's all that matters. Insurance will not only take care of the car but the cost of any property damage including that pole. Good luck with the repairs, I know it will be better then before. xoxox
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