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Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

As I was exiting a roundabout, a Beetle failed to yield, I tried to avoid the collision, but couldn't completely. Bummer. The rear wheel is toed in, rear arms are bent, powder coat on wheels ruined, rear door is getting completely replaced (the inner structure was damaged) along with a respray of the front door.
Sounds worse than it looks.
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Re: Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

Dang I hate those man beetles
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Dang I hate those man beetles
tell me about it!
had floral interior to match. lol
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:34 AM
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Re: Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

Those things are a total waste of resources....LOL
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ouch, hopefully they get it fixed up quickly for you.
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Re: Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

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tell me about it!
had floral interior to match. lol
Got any pictures of the beetle?
Hopefully it now has some battle scars...
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Re: Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

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Those things are a total waste of resources....LOL
lol serious! they are worse than Prius' at least the Prius' enough gas to balance out the extra gas our manly v8s use.

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ouch, hopefully they get it fixed up quickly for you.
thanks, i just dropped it off at the dealership so they can replace the suspension before it is off to my shop.

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Got any pictures of the beetle?
Hopefully it now has some battle scars...
yeah, but it took far less damage than the SRT did.

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Re: Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

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lol serious! they are worse than Prius' at least the Prius' enough gas to balance out the extra gas our manly v8s use.



thanks, i just dropped it off at the dealership so they can replace the suspension before it is off to my shop.



yeah, but it took far less damage than the SRT did.

Probably laws against this, but I'd be inclined to locate a heavy object and "enhance" the battle scars on the beetle.
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Probably laws against this, but I'd be inclined to locate a heavy object and "enhance" the battle scars on the beetle.
yeah its frowned upon in this so called "establishment"
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Re: Got attacked by a Red Beetle...driven by a "man"

Wait a minute. The Beetle suffers cosmetic damage only and the Jeep has bent A arms and trailing arms on the rear end?...and the "inner" structure damaged on the rear door? Heck the fit on the fender and front fascia of the Beetle looks unharmed. The Beetle kicked that Jeeps Arse.
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Wait a minute. The Beetle suffers cosmetic damage only and the Jeep has bent A arms and trailing arms on the rear end?...and the "inner" structure damaged on the rear door? Heck the fit on the fender and front fascia of the Beetle looks unharmed. The Beetle kicked that Jeeps Arse.
the bumper on the beetle worked, the jeep took it in a very weak spot, if it was the other way around, the beetle driver would have had something to cry about, sorry about the damage, it always hurts more when its not your fault
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