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Old 08-23-2010, 02:21 PM
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What's your opinion on cars that were in front end accidents?
Recently saw a few cars that were in accidents, no air bag deployment but enough to have to replace hoods and bumpers.
BTW - still talking to the guy about the 01, he's trying to decide if he wants to sell for $3500
Old 08-23-2010, 09:56 PM
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my car was in a minor front end accident before i bought it. Works just fine... slightly bent bumper beam, but whatever.

If there was no frame damage, then the car is fine.
Old 08-24-2010, 06:58 AM
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My car was totalled from the front end. Still drives fine after the rebuild.
Old 08-24-2010, 07:04 AM
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Just see if there is frame damage, if there is none then it can be a pretty simple fix and restore.
Old 08-24-2010, 05:34 PM
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Sounds like a easy fix, but the price is a bit high for a 01 civic.
Old 08-24-2010, 05:51 PM
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a friend at work had a 2002 civic, got into a front end accident. didnt seem that bad but the insurance company wrote it off(not sure if thats the right words). he had the alloys i was pining over.
Old 08-24-2010, 07:50 PM
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I wrecked the front of my car and bent the frame. Insurance fixed it and it drives great. $6,700 worth of damage.
Old 08-25-2010, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by SPLAT View Post
Sounds like a easy fix, but the price is a bit high for a 01 civic.
All cars down this way with about same milage are going for $5000 and up. At $3,500, this is a clean car (except for front end damage that was repaired by shop), one owner, and all maintenance records - the price doesn't seem high to me.
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Old 09-01-2010, 09:04 AM
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^ WTF? That first car amazed me, i was so confused! Its like he threw it in reverse and drove up the street to hit the other cars after he already hit like 6 other cars ??? retarded lol
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