Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 13:31:01 +0100 From: johannes <johsnospam-noespamme3824-fitter.com> Subject: Re: oops. what happens when a door is bent back waaaay too far!
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. > Of course, with the door open you can't see in the door mirror! Did a similar thing with the door slight ajar. There was little space, so my gate caught the black door list (9000) and pushed it forward into the door mount. But luckily, there were no scratches, only the door list was twisted. Got a new list online.