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Old 06-18-2013, 05:49 PM   #2976
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Glad its going OK i think you will get more then they think.
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Old 06-18-2013, 05:53 PM   #2977
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That's good news...as far as the price, I had to search ads, dealers, private partys and show them what a similar car actually sells for....Helped a little to bump up the price...

Something else, just fyi, not that you need more worries...lol...but keep an eye on the rental agreement if insurance is paying for one...There sometimes are limits to how much, how long they will pay for a rental....and if you go over (they won't give you a head's up) any "overage" will likely be deducted from your settlement check...

....Good luck again...
That's a great point with the rental. I had a rental once for an extended period of time and got hit with a bill at the end.


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Old 06-19-2013, 08:27 AM   #2978
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That's good news...as far as the price, I had to search ads, dealers, private partys and show them what a similar car actually sells for....Helped a little to bump up the price...

Something else, just fyi, not that you need more worries...lol...but keep an eye on the rental agreement if insurance is paying for one...There sometimes are limits to how much, how long they will pay for a rental....and if you go over (they won't give you a head's up) any "overage" will likely be deducted from your settlement check...

....Good luck again...
Thank you much for the heads up on the rental. I asked and they said the cap for rental coverage is $900 - God do I hope I don't need to be driving a rental for that long.

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Old 06-19-2013, 02:23 PM   #2979
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Words can't express how sorry I am for your loss. I know it is "just" a car but they are like part of the family. My 69 was and always will be my first "baby".

IMHO, it never hurts to check with a lawyer just to get an opinion. I know you don't want to go that route and I applaud that. Checking with them doesn't mean you have to use them but on the off chance there is a way to make the outcome better it might be worth the time.
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:27 PM   #2980
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I don't know how the hell I missed this......I am truly sorry bro. This sure puts my car problems in perspective.

I had hoped that we might meet at a local NOVA meet sometime and see your car in person but I don't get the chance very often.

If you can afford it, do what I did and just buy an old Civic on Craigslist and sell it when you get you affairs in order. If your savvy enough you be able to break even. I ended up liking mine so much I kept it, LOL!
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:40 PM   #2981
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Wow. That really made me sick to my stomach. I'm glad your ok though.

Anyone recommend a good fire extinguisher and where to mount it?

Edit: After some searching, I just placed my order for one of these

http://www.speedtactics.com/fire_extinguisher.php

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Old 06-19-2013, 04:20 PM   #2982
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Wow. That really made me sick to my stomach. I'm glad your ok though.

Anyone recommend a good fire extinguisher and where to mount it?

Edit: After some searching, I just placed my order for one of these

http://www.speedtactics.com/fire_extinguisher.php
There's so a company that makes a bracket so you can mount it right in front of the driver's seat.

Edit: found it - http://www.speedtactics.com/chevy_camaro_feb_0911.php

Oh and as to an update on my insurance claim. The adjuster is back to replying to my emails in ALL CAPS, and I'm hoping he steps on a Lego. Besides that I'd say its going pretty well though.
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:26 PM   #2983
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HOLY @#$^%@!$#!!! I saw your sig change and found this thread. I am so sorry for your loss!! wow!!
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:35 PM   #2984
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There's so a company that makes a bracket so you can mount it right in front of the driver's seat.

Edit: found it - http://www.speedtactics.com/chevy_camaro_feb_0911.php

Oh and as to an update on my insurance claim. The adjuster is back to replying to my emails in ALL CAPS, and I'm hoping he steps on a Lego. Besides that I'd say its going pretty well though.
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:35 PM   #2985
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HOLY @#$^%@!$#!!! I saw your sig change and found this thread. I am so sorry for your loss!! wow!!
Jump back to my posts on 5/31/13 if you want to see the pics (not for the faint of heart though)
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Old 06-19-2013, 05:03 PM   #2986
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We are shocked and saddened by reading this but we want to help.

Hopefully you plan on getting another Camaro because we would like to replace all of the AAC parts that were lost in this travesty and install everything at Camaro 5 Fest free of charge.

I woud like to see other Vendors join me in making this right please visit this thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...60#post6690460
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:18 PM   #2987
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There's so a company that makes a bracket so you can mount it right in front of the driver's seat.

Edit: found it - http://www.speedtactics.com/chevy_camaro_feb_0911.php
Thanks for the link. A little pricey, but obviously worth the investment!
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:30 PM   #2988
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Sorry to chime in late. Was talking business with Ofer the other day and he let me know what happened. Just went through all the pics. What a loss man, what a loss. Sorry.

Reading through it I decided one thing, when I get home tonight fire extinguisher goes from under sink to trunk. And there it will stay.

Bigger and better things to come my friend. Like a phoenix rise from the ashes!!!
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:17 PM   #2989
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As many of you already know RJ's beloved Kaylee burned to the ground last week, and with all the mods done to it, he is sure to come up short with the insurance company. If you would like to help out, a donation button has been set up on Gen5DIY.com. Any help is greatly appreciated...
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:09 AM   #2990
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We are shocked and saddened by reading this but we want to help.

Hopefully you plan on getting another Camaro because we would like to replace all of the AAC parts that were lost in this travesty and install everything at Camaro 5 Fest free of charge.

I woud like to see other Vendors join me in making this right please visit this thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...60#post6690460
I'm honestly completely floored. Thank you Justin - I'm honestly at a loss for words at how much I appreciate what you're doing. You've gone above and beyond. Thank you.

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Sorry to chime in late. Was talking business with Ofer the other day and he let me know what happened. Just went through all the pics. What a loss man, what a loss. Sorry.

Reading through it I decided one thing, when I get home tonight fire extinguisher goes from under sink to trunk. And there it will stay.

Bigger and better things to come my friend. Like a phoenix rise from the ashes!!!
Thank you. Be careful with putting it in the trunk though - once you lose electrical stuffs you can't get into the trunk. Fire department didn't believe me when I told them there was no manual trunk release (from outside the car anyway).

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Thank you much. It means a lot knowing that I have Camaro5 in my corner.

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Thanks for the link. A little pricey, but obviously worth the investment!
I'm sure their is a cheaper/easier way to fab up a bracket - but that's just the first one I found/saw.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:32 AM   #2991
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We are shocked and saddened by reading this but we want to help.

Hopefully you plan on getting another Camaro because we would like to replace all of the AAC parts that were lost in this travesty and install everything at Camaro 5 Fest free of charge.

I woud like to see other Vendors join me in making this right please visit this thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...60#post6690460



Hear that RJ, all you have to do is get the car, and C5 will take care of the rest. This really brightened my day.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:36 AM   #2992
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Stig, I haven't been a member of Camaro5 for that long, but when I first got my Camaro I googled mods and upon finding the forums I stumbled upon your build post and you inspired me to start modding. I admired the care and the time that you took to put that kind of love into Kaylee. You did an amazing job. I don't have a lot of time to do mods even though parts have been starting to pile up. I don't have much on hand to donate at the moment, but what I do have have is a small list of parts I have that haven't been installed yet. If you happen to acquire another C5, PM me or I can PM you what I have. I would be more than happy to donate a part or two. It sickens me to see what happened to you. So sorry for your loss. I couldn't fathom how I'd feel if the same happened to me.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:43 AM   #2993
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Wow! Seriously what a great group of people here on the site!

I really look forward to you getting into a sweet new Camaro!

Just curious, have you found out anything about what the cause may have been?
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Old 06-20-2013, 02:01 PM   #2994
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Jeeeez I just found out what happened ,really sorry for your loss ma man !
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:28 PM   #2995
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any word on what caused it? Has GM been in contact with you at all?
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:58 PM   #2996
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This is an unsettled insurance claim. No matter the cause, there should be no discussion about it. When a settlement has been reached, the claim closed and the check cashed there will be plenty of time to speculate.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:37 PM   #2997
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Just saw what happened. Crap. Hope all goes well for you n glad ur ok. Stay strong brother!!
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Old 06-21-2013, 04:54 AM   #2998
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Sorry to hear about your loss. Hopefully you get the proper amount for what it was worth. When I had my Subaru (before it got totalled ) it was heavily modded and the vehicle was an 04 bought in august 03 and was lost on end of December 2011. For an 8yr old car with about 140k on it blue book value was $7500. Not much but good for 8 yr old car. My insurance wouldnt cover any of my mods even with receipts except for my brake and rotor upgrades and rims. Which was fine cause I ended up removing all my parts and selling on the side. But back to the point, Car was totalled on 12/31/11. I negotiated, argued, begged, and done things, terrible things, I'm not proud of, and after turning down the settlement check 3 times we finally agreed to a price. It took a little more than a month talking with them to finally get my check for the right amount. I ended up receiving $17,200 for my Subie. More than double of blue book , and ended up selling my parts for another $3k, which in turn all was used for a down payment on the '12 2ss I have now. With patience and a stern talk to them, I have no doubt you'll get the price your looking for. Patience pays off. I was blown away for how much I received. Hang in there, all will be right in the end. For someone who goes above and beyond for their community, your time is do, it will pay off in the end. Best of luck to you and in the future.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:43 AM   #2999
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Hear that RJ, all you have to do is get the car, and C5 will take care of the rest. This really brightened my day.
It brightened your day? Lol - how do you think it made me feel? Couldn't have asked for better friends.
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Stig, I haven't been a member of Camaro5 for that long, but when I first got my Camaro I googled mods and upon finding the forums I stumbled upon your build post and you inspired me to start modding. I admired the care and the time that you took to put that kind of love into Kaylee. You did an amazing job. I don't have a lot of time to do mods even though parts have been starting to pile up. I don't have much on hand to donate at the moment, but what I do have have is a small list of parts I have that haven't been installed yet. If you happen to acquire another C5, PM me or I can PM you what I have. I would be more than happy to donate a part or two. It sickens me to see what happened to you. So sorry for your loss. I couldn't fathom how I'd feel if the same happened to me.
Thank you much for the offer, but I'm focusing on getting into another camaro first

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Wow! Seriously what a great group of people here on the site!

I really look forward to you getting into a sweet new Camaro!

Just curious, have you found out anything about what the cause may have been?
See what Pete said.

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any word on what caused it? Has GM been in contact with you at all?
See what Pete said.

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This is an unsettled insurance claim. No matter the cause, there should be no discussion about it. When a settlement has been reached, the claim closed and the check cashed there will be plenty of time to speculate.
Unfortunately Pete hit the nail on the head. Until I have a check from my insurance company I'm not going into details. You guys will just have to be patient - sorry.

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Just saw what happened. Crap. Hope all goes well for you n glad ur ok. Stay strong brother!!
It definitely could have been a lot worse - could have been trapped in the car for crying out loud. Though I do wear a helmet 24/7 (even on the toilet if you guys remember when I went on "vacation"), so I guess people wouldn't see the horrible burn scars.

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Sorry to hear about your loss. Hopefully you get the proper amount for what it was worth. When I had my Subaru (before it got totaled ) it was heavily modded and the vehicle was an 04 bought in august 03 and was lost on end of December 2011. For an 8yr old car with about 140k on it blue book value was $7500. Not much but good for 8 yr old car. My insurance wouldn't cover any of my mods even with receipts except for my brake and rotor upgrades and rims. Which was fine cause I ended up removing all my parts and selling on the side. But back to the point, Car was totaled on 12/31/11. I negotiated, argued, begged, and done things, terrible things, I'm not proud of, and after turning down the settlement check 3 times we finally agreed to a price. It took a little more than a month talking with them to finally get my check for the right amount. I ended up receiving $17,200 for my Subie. More than double of blue book , and ended up selling my parts for another $3k, which in turn all was used for a down payment on the '12 2ss I have now. With patience and a stern talk to them, I have no doubt you'll get the price your looking for. Patience pays off. I was blown away for how much I received. Hang in there, all will be right in the end. For someone who goes above and beyond for their community, your time is do, it will pay off in the end. Best of luck to you and in the future.
Thank you much. It's good to hear that it all worked out in the end for you, gives me hope that I'll be able to come back strong after all of this.
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Saw your sig pic on another post... Sorry about the car, It was looking good. But now I cant wait to see what you do to the next one!
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