Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 20:48:05 -0500 From: "Rod H" <rodhoggnospamnet> Subject: Re: oops. what happens when a door is bent back waaaay too far!
"Craig's Saab C900 Site" <c900nospam.apana.org.au> wrote in message news:f8dnv5$j7o$1nospam.apana.org.au... > johannes <johsnospam-nosepamme837-fitter.com> writes: > > > >>Craig's Saab C900 Site wrote: >>> >>> My wife took my red 89 16V c900 3-door out the other day and managed to >>> reverse it with the door open into the bullbar of a 4wd, wrenching the >>> door of my car back and ruining the door mount, etc. at the bottom of >>> the >>> A-pillar! She claims she put her foot on the go peddle instead of the >>> stop >>> peddle, and her brain must have farted to not realise what was wrong. >>> 8-) >>> Oh well nobody was hurt - just the car which I'd renewed insurance and >>> rego on only a few weeks ago. Just as well! >>> >>> Pics are here: >>> >>> http://www.classicsaab.net/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=7080 >>> >>> Had it assessed by my insurer today and they think it can be repaired so >>> the car's off to my Saab workshop (Saab Serve in North Parramatta) ASAP >>> to >>> get the repairs organised and started... >>> >>> Craig. > >>Oops, a lot of damage. Door (naturally), door pillar, front wing, bonnet. >>It's a question of the wife or the car... > > He he sadly I don't think I'm permitted by L.A.W. (tm) to make that call. > 8-) > > Car went to the repair shop that Saab Serve uses here in Sydney on Monday > so > I should hear from the during next week with news on what's happened. The > insurance company is apparently not going to write off the car. Yet. > > Craig. > -- > Craig's Saab C900 Page at | Craig's Classic Saab Workshop - Sydney > .au > http://lios.apana.org.au/~c900 | http://www.classicsaab.net and other > URL's > Email: c900nospam.apana.org.au | For Saab 99/C900/9000 Enthusiasts > World-Wide! > Alternate: saabonautnospaml.com | Web-forums, galleries, library, links, > etc. I would be interested in what your insurance company does. to me it looks like the damage is more then what the car would be worth. at least if you were to ask insurance companys in the u.s.a. i can understand you wanting damage repaired. but still i would like to hear how you make out. rod