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#529815 - January 16th 2012 9:02 am Oh deer..
Bigair49 Offline
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Registered: July 22nd 2011 10:45 am
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Loc: Southern Ontario Canada
The wife had a run in with a deer last night and now I have another project.
Everyone is fine and the damage was minimal the air bags didn't go off and the alignment seems fine the rad held it's water luckily because she had to drive another 100kms to get home.. Thank the van Gods she and the kids made it home OK!!
I plan on starting the teardown tonight to get the full damage report..



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#529859 - January 16th 2012 12:49 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
Reed Offline
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Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
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Loc: Fircrest, WA
Wow, looks like the deer bled acid and melted your bumper.
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#529863 - January 16th 2012 1:11 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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Lets make Jerky!!!

sry about the accident and glad all are well....
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#529883 - January 16th 2012 3:16 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: frscke1]
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Sorry to hear that...good thing she is fine !
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#529903 - January 16th 2012 4:54 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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Sorry to hear that
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#530010 - January 16th 2012 10:04 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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Registered: September 10th 2009 9:14 pm
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Loc: Bristol, TN
Sorry to hear about the bad luck. My wife hit one a few years ago in a Dodge Neon, one antler penetrated the roof just above the windshield which probably saved her life. The deer flipped up and over the car but the windshield had already split and was giving way. It would have come inside if it hadn't caught the roof. I thank God for that, deer kill a lot of people in accidents.
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#530086 - January 17th 2012 9:19 am Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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Registered: July 22nd 2011 10:45 am
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Loc: Southern Ontario Canada
Thanks for the concern guys. I too thank God it wasn't any worse and try not to think too much about the what ifs .The wife and kids are fine and thats all that matters .

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#530121 - January 17th 2012 11:34 am Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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Registered: July 08th 2008 11:49 am
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Loc: New Jersey
Glad everyone is okay! The van doesn't look to bad. Did you check with the insurance company to see if they would cover the damage? I know sometimes it works out cheaper to just do the repairs yourself.
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#530134 - January 17th 2012 12:20 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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What they said, bummer about the van, but glad the family is well.
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#530294 - January 17th 2012 8:16 pm Re: Oh deer.. [Re: Bigair49]
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So glad wife and kids are fine, THAT is the important thing. . .
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