Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 23:45:42 +0200 From: "Richard" <rootnospamlhost> 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:Pine.GSO.4.64.0707191431560.11183nospam.apana.org.au... > > 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. > Sorry to hear that Craig... But it happens to the best of us. = Yes, it happened to me too ... :( My 900 still has the dent in the front wing and a skewed door that is noisy above 100 km/h. Believe me, you feel REALLY stupid afterwards... Richard.