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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:42 AM   #1
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my sisters 2009 chevy aveo, had 6600 miles on it when i drove it last friday, a week ago...







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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:44 AM   #2
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the insurance company thinks itll cost more to fix than the cars worth , my friends focus for hit from the rear and only needed a bumper cover and they totaled it
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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:44 AM   #3
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buy it back and drive the piss out of it.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:45 AM   #4
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it's an aveo.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:45 AM   #5
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It's an Aveo, it costs more to fill the gas tank than it's worth.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:46 AM   #6
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how? as in conceptually?

fair market value - cost to repair = some value exceeds a threshold as a percentage of fair market value.


list the damaged parts, now go find out how much they cost + labor.

if the headlight tabs are broken, each headlight unit is probably $400+ alone. Add a hood at probably 1k+, front bumper cover, (supports/braces?) paint...labor...
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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:51 AM   #7
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how? as in conceptually?

fair market value - cost to repair = some value exceeds a threshold as a percentage of fair market value.


list the damaged parts, now go find out how much they cost + labor.

if the headlight tabs are broken, each headlight unit is probably $400+ alone. Add a hood at probably 1k+, front bumper cover, (supports/braces?) paint...labor...
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Old December 11th, 2009, 11:57 AM   #8
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how? as in conceptually?

fair market value - cost to repair = some value exceeds a threshold as a percentage of fair market value.
And they add into the equation how much they can sell the vehicle after the claims have been paid.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:01 PM   #9
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ugh im so frustrated. with school being in kalamazoo for me, and battle creek for her and her work and bleh it sucks sharing the jeep!!!!!
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:02 PM   #10
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Don't forget the rediculous price for a set of air bags. That alone has totalled many cars.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:15 PM   #11
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I could definatly see it being totaled with expensive parts and a cheap car. Like every one said, buy it back and fix it.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:19 PM   #12
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I could definatly see it being totaled with expensive parts and a cheap car. Like every one said, buy it back and fix it.
Buy it back and part it out!
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:29 PM   #13
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Buy it back and lift it. They are the new Geo after all.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:29 PM   #14
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Don't forget the rediculous price for a set of air bags. That alone has totalled many cars.
you're telling me! Apprently its $2,000!
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:31 PM   #15
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you're telling me! Apprently its $2,000!
Yep, I always tell my wife that if she is going to hit something, to do it at least hard enough to blow the air bags.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:34 PM   #16
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wow... surprised no one has request pics of sister.. Whats wrong with you GL4x4 guys!?
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #17
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wow... surprised no one has request pics of sister.. Whats wrong with you GL4x4 guys!?
i would assume said sister is the chick in the first picture......

either way we need a better shot of said girl/sister or both
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:45 PM   #18
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Between airbags, front support structure, paint, panels, labor and the fact the floor looks like the bottom of a hamster cage, ya, I'd say it's easily totaled.
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Like to see the airbags on her.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 12:56 PM   #20
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i would assume said sister is the chick in the first picture......

either way we need a better shot of said girl/sister or both
i saw that, hence why I was surprised no one asked!
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