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Old 12-19-2012, 12:29 PM   #57
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http://www.salvageautosauction.com/v...haven-New-York


Here's a 300 mile flood-car. Looks like it was underwater... Sad...
I want to know what it sold for . . .
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:14 PM   #58
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they should just part it out
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:49 PM   #59
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How many PS failures have there been?
I'm with you there Pete...a negligible amount...hardly noteworthy.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:32 PM   #60
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actual cash value (pre-damage condition) $67,175

I didn't know ZL1 verts cost that much.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:50 PM   #61
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Here is one that I posted in the regional forum. Sadly the driver died. The tire in the picture seems to be from a ZL1. I have heard nothing further regarding the accident / cause. But the conditions here were clear and cold at the time of the accident.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=264088
That is so sad. Condolences to the family.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:54 PM   #62
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a.k.a. a swimmer
.....lesson, don't buy any used ZL1 parts from NY, not that I would anyway if you seen half the stuff I did see over time coming from those boys at the Gun's and Roses chop and sell car shows...but, I must end with saying Holy Flounder Batman!
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:26 PM   #63
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What a sad day...

I would love for the owner to comment on what happened. He was last active two days ago...
cold wet road, light drizzle. Passing another car at 40 mph. The other car drifted over, I punched the gas to get past him - bad decision. Should have hit the brakes but I was actually worried the guy behind me might hit me. the back end began to break loose to the left, I overcorrected to the right. next thing I knew I hit a streetlight. It jammed between the fender and the driver's wheel. The pole went down and flipped the car. No injuries. just a mark where the shoulder strap held me in the seat - and saved my life.

Some of you asked the same thing I did. No air bag deployment? No. I also never got a stabilitrak light. I was in tour mode.

Lessons learned:
1. If you have to drive the Z in even slightly bad weather, drive like a granny.
2. Make sure you have a "New Vehicle Replacement" policy with your insurer, no matter how careful you think you are.
3. If you didn't already know, wear your seatbelt!
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:48 PM   #64
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cold wet road, light drizzle. Passing another car at 40 mph. The other car drifted over, I punched the gas to get past him - bad decision. Should have hit the brakes but I was actually worried the guy behind me might hit me. the back end began to break loose to the left, I overcorrected to the right. next thing I knew I hit a streetlight. It jammed between the fender and the driver's wheel. The pole went down and flipped the car. No injuries. just a mark where the shoulder strap held me in the seat - and saved my life.

Some of you asked the same thing I did. No air bag deployment? No. I also never got a stabilitrak light. I was in tour mode.

Lessons learned:
1. If you have to drive the Z in even slightly bad weather, drive like a granny.
2. Make sure you have a "New Vehicle Replacement" policy with your insurer, no matter how careful you think you are.
3. If you didn't already know, wear your seatbelt!
Great news that you walked away. Thank you for posting.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:51 PM   #65
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Glad you are ok
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:56 PM   #66
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cold wet road, light drizzle. Passing another car at 40 mph. The other car drifted over, I punched the gas to get past him - bad decision. Should have hit the brakes but I was actually worried the guy behind me might hit me. the back end began to break loose to the left, I overcorrected to the right. next thing I knew I hit a streetlight. It jammed between the fender and the driver's wheel. The pole went down and flipped the car. No injuries. just a mark where the shoulder strap held me in the seat - and saved my life.

Some of you asked the same thing I did. No air bag deployment? No. I also never got a stabilitrak light. I was in tour mode.

Lessons learned:
1. If you have to drive the Z in even slightly bad weather, drive like a granny.
2. Make sure you have a "New Vehicle Replacement" policy with your insurer, no matter how careful you think you are.
3. If you didn't already know, wear your seatbelt!
Glad the only things hurt were your car and pride!
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:06 PM   #67
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My first post on here! I am glad that you're okay and not injured except the ego. If you want to feel a bit better the same thing happened to a forum member I knew of back when I was on the Cadiallac CTS-V forums. He had a bit more mileage but it happens especially with cold weather and high performance tires.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:24 PM   #68
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Glad to hear you're OK. Seat belts are a no-brainer - just this morning we received news that one of my grandson's aunts died after she hit a patch of ice. The car rolled and she was thrown from the vehicle. If she had her seat belt on, she likely would have walked away.
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:10 PM   #69
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sucks for the poor guy...can i have the rims?

Hmmm..... The vultures are circling
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:17 AM   #70
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Thanks for letting the ZL1 family know that you are okay.
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