Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 21:27:01 +0000 (UTC) From: Craig's Saab C900 Site <c900nospam.apana.org.au> Subject: Re: oops. what happens when a door is bent back waaaay too far!
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.