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Old 03-17-2014, 11:18 AM   #35
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Glad you're ok! I'd love to have your rims...
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:18 PM   #36
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The wife is pretty cool about my addiction to cars, BUT this has changed her mood a bit. She wants me to get another lifted GMC sierra like I had before. Not a bad vehicle, but not a ZL1 either. I will miss the power and the way it drives way too much!


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Wow, cuz. Heck of a tumble you took there.......

Glad your okay. I would say get another but what does the wifey want you to get?
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:18 PM   #37
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She actually loved it, but was a bit afraid of it.

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OUCH did she not like your ZL1 thus the reason why she does not want you to get another?
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:20 PM   #38
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It was on a curved on ramp to the freeway. He was sitting almost at a dead stop as I rounded the corner and saw he too late.

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You were swerving to avoid another driver? Was he driving head-on into your lane? Expound please.
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:21 PM   #39
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Easier to ask for forgiveness than permission!
Good point! LOLOL
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Old 03-17-2014, 02:50 PM   #40
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I'm not in your shoes so I can not judge the whole situation concerning getting a new ZL1. My first thoughts are that your wife wants you to be with her for a long time hence the fear of getting another one. Personally I would really work things out with your partner in life. Cars can be replaced (just takes $), a really good relationship is price less.
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Old 03-17-2014, 03:31 PM   #41
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Shit. Do you want mine, comes pre-modded, tuned, and auto. Lol...
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Old 03-17-2014, 07:23 PM   #42
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Ouch! Sorry for your loss. Hopefully you can get another. Glad you made it out okay.

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Old 03-17-2014, 09:11 PM   #43
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OUCH!!! Glad to hear that you're OK! Get another ZL1 ASAP and get back in the saddle!!!
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Old 03-18-2014, 02:40 PM   #44
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Glad you're okay!

Get another -- I once bought a car (wife really didn't want me to get it). Asked her to get in and go for a ride -- on the passenger seat I had placed a small stuffed bear holding a piece of jewelry. It worked!
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Old 03-18-2014, 07:54 PM   #45
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any parts for sale ?
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Old 03-18-2014, 08:43 PM   #46
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any parts for sale ?
Usually to get any parts or the car, you have to buy it back off the insurance company or have them deduct it off the claim check.
Sometimes it's worth it if there are enough salvageable parts.

I have bought back motorcycles and snowmobiles for rebuilding and parts, especially your aftermarket parts you installed.
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Old 03-19-2014, 12:44 PM   #47
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Wow....sorry for the accident but glad you are ok. If I were you I'd get another ZL1 and you can use the safety factor of these cars as one of the best reasons to get another one when discussing with your wife. Based on where you live in FL I so no reason to get anything else except for maybe a Stingray. Hope everything works out for you.
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Old 03-20-2014, 07:35 AM   #48
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so sorry to hear, I've only had my car a couple months but i couldn't see myself without it now.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:24 AM   #49
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I think everybody is missing the most important part of this, did your "girl friend" like the car?
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:26 AM   #50
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Is it totaled? I would still drive that bad boy, without the worry of scratching it haha
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:31 AM   #51
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I feel like Taps should be playing as I peruse your pics.
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