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I would not describe myself as a Subaru hater... more just that we have many Subie zealots in our neck of the woods, so some counterpoint is required... they have lots of good qualities, but the ones I drove did not do much for me - noting that I have not driven a WRX which is basically Scott's car, and a generally highly regarded Subaru!
It looks like the toyota hit the engine compartment side on and it looks like it held up quite well (depending on speed, angle etc). It is a shame both doors were impacted as that small damage will unfortunately increase the cost of repair.
A word of advice for Scott - watch that you get a good paint application. Cheap clear coats in particular can peel down the road, and I suspect if I can run into that problem "way up north", sunny California will cause this even sooner. Really non-trivial to fix peeling clear coat it seems...
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- Well, my 9-2X is out of commission for awhile..., Scott Paterson , Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:38:04
- Update: One less 9-2X Aero in the world..., Scott Paterson , Sun, 17 Jul 2016 14:19:20
- Photos, Scott Paterson , Mon, 18 Jul 2016 06:01:31
- So your 9-2X will be repaired by Insurance Company?, MI-Roger , Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:52:54
- Okay, Here is the 1st Report... Not so Happy... BUT!, Scott Paterson , Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:17:38
- Re-Insurance Ramifications, DnstrDan , Fri, 1 Jul 2016 11:51:351
- Re: Sounds similar to what I went through, AeroDave, Fri, 1 Jul 2016 08:09:54
- Re: Okay, Here is the 1st Report... Not so Happy... BUT!, Steve, Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:42:11
- Re: Okay, Here is the 1st Report... Not so Happy... BUT!, JustinHiFi , Fri, 1 Jul 2016 05:30:03
- Brings back bad memories of what my son went through..., MI-Roger , Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:50:181
- Glad to hear that you and your daughter are OK, RS , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:19:591
- I believe the 9-2X got a 5-Star Safety rating AND!..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:54:12
- Re: Well, my 9-2X is out of commission for awhile..., Bloodnose , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:05:051
- Re: Well, my 9-2X is out of commission for awhile..., AdamSAAB2kAero , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:41:13
- Bad Boy!, Scott Paterson , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:57:02
- Investigate California's rule on Salvage Cars..., MI-Roger , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 03:20:341
- Re: Well, my 9-2X is out of commission for awhile..., EGD , Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:03:271
- Re: Well, my 9-2X is out of commission for awhile..., Brianatl , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:50:45
- Amazingly - his airbag did not deploy either..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:58:27
- Glad all are OK, but come on let's get serious guys, GFW3pedals , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:07:08
- You are driving a safe car, nonetheless..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:59:34
- Re: Glad all are OK, but come on let's get serious guys, Snowmobile , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:13:07
- Subaru haters take note of the structural integrity nm, cheaptech , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:29:501
- First, glad all are ok! Next is the insurance company, Noel, Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:38:461
- Here's part of the problem... Answer Please AWD & Tires, Scott Paterson , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:02:30
- Re: Here's part of the problem... Answer Please AWD & Tires, JimBlake , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:08:20
- Re: Here's part of the problem... Answer Please AWD & Tires, Dennis_MA, Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:16:50
- You can shave a single new tire to match diameters, MI-Roger , Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:59:12
- Re: Here's part of the problem... Answer Please AWD & Tires, A1-turbo, Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:37:01
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