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    Unhappy My little fender bender

    In the school parkin lot, my friend backed up too quickly and did not look, and smashed my front end this morning.

    Nobosy hurt, and it was his fault so he pays for it.

    I was told by the local dealer that it would cost around 1700.00


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    Yikes! Sorry to hear about the fender bender. I'd get a quote from another source.. dealer$hip might be a little more than el$ewhere - doe$n't $eem like anything more than a few replacement piece$.

    "The Sarge"
    1999 Chevy Suburban LT- K2500
    7.4 454 Vortec, 4WD
    305/70/16 on Eagle Alloy

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    wow for that you might be able to get a aftermarket bumper, grill and lights

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    Yeah, keep your friend and get some replacement parts. Make him put them on while you sit and watch. He'll save some cash and you'll have the parts you want.
    WANTED parts for 1990 Suburban:

    Dash pad, preferably blue or black
    Driver's side fender
    Driver's side power mirror
    Driver's side headlight bezel (dual headlights)
    License plate light assembly
    Front bumper
    Pass. side vent window glass
    I may be interested in other parts as well.

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    time for a caddy front end
    2004 chevy silverado "northwest edition" lifted on 35's

    1990 cherokee lifted on 32's

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    I wouldn't put on aftermarket parts. A month ago a lid flew out of my truck and took out a mirrior on the truck behind me. As it happens it is a 2001 GMC sonoma. The sonoma told me where he got the opposite side mirrior, it was an aftermarket part. No way am I going to slap on aftermarket parts on someones truck if I can get OEM. Aftermarkt parts never match up and do not look right. Stick with OEM.
    Trevor - Huntington Beach, CA
    2007 GMC 2500 4X4

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    Yeah I will most likley be getting a ranch hand full bumper replacement which I can get put on for 1325.00. and ill just get the lights and grill replaced (OEM)
    I went to 2 shops this morning and both say around 2500.00 to fix it all!!!!!!!!
    I will take about a week to fix and they cant take me untill Feb. 2
    The shop said if it was a chevy it would be about 1000.00 less lol..

    Ill keep everyone updateed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mehoff400 View Post
    time for a caddy front end

    I LIKE it..!... Time to mod that thing, Ryan!

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    Master Mechanic CarpenterGuy's Avatar
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    as our president would say, it's time for change we can beleive in

    sorry about the bumper. if someone in my parking lot hit me, they'd just drive off. they're all super rich stuck up people lol. no, i take that back. they would turn it around on me some how and sue us for being parked where i was.
    2006 Silverado Z71 - 97,000 - totaled, RIP
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    I'll keep my money, guns, and freedom. You keep the Change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Springthing View Post
    I LIKE it..!... Time to mod that thing, Ryan!
    Im considering a billet grill, and clear head lights, and turn signals.

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