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My sister barrowed the truck and jacknifed the little trailer in it like Ray's job. Est to fix $1200 also.

Some kid backed into the same spot at Sonic while my guys were going threw the drive threw. Ins estimater said $680.

As I laughed at him, I said I will be taking it to 3 places to get estimates, Took it back to the one that gave me the $1200 bid and had him redate the estimate. Got 2 others for $14XX and $16XX.
NOw they don't want to give me more than half of the $680 cause they claim it was mutual fault and want me to caugh up half of their $19xx damage to the other SUV.

WRONG.
 

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killed the fender on my 03 duramax dually about 2 months ago. Ealry in the mourning and pulling a trailer for my buddy. Had to back up in my driveway to get out and jack knifed the sucker. $1400 for the back right side panel. I hate this plastic crap the use now. I feel your pain man.
 

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I could fix it myself if I had the tools. I did body and paint work for a few winters when not mowing. Luckily I have a couple buddys that have body shops. One owes me money ;) so it should be pretty cheap for me. NO WAY would I pay $1,600.00 for that little dent :mad: If it would have got into the tail light area then ya I could see spending more for the fix
 

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LOL, sorry to hear that....

I have been planning to make a post about my insurance company...had the same policy with ALLSTATE for 15 years, this is my first claim. The damage was $1100 or so, just got a letter said they were cancelling my policy due to excessive claims...ONE CLAIM IS EXCESSIVE???

There should be a law against crap like that!
 

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Originally posted by KirbysLawn
LOL, sorry to hear that....

I have been planning to make a post about my insurance company...had the same policy with ALLSTATE for 15 years, this is my first claim. The damage was $1100 or so, just got a letter said they were cancelling my policy due to excessive claims...ONE CLAIM IS EXCESSIVE???

There should be a law against crap like that!
Dude, I have posted on Allstate here before. I hate it that this happened to you, sincerely, but this thread needs to be bumped up & hopefully people will read and learn. If you have Allsnake as your insurer, CHANGE POLICIES AS QUICKLY AS YOU CAN. Any company is better than Allsnake, even if you pay a little more per month for coverage, because most any other company will be there for you when YOU NEED HELP.
 

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i have nationwade, and did not file a claim. I am just waiting till this winter and i will pay to have it fixed. I got hit by a cop car after hitting another this past winter in the ice. That made my insurance go up enough. sucks but whatever.
 

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The sad thing is, it costs just about as much to fix that dent as one that is really creamed.

This kind of situation is why I use the shortest truck and trailer that gets the job done, rather than a huge rig like some I see out there. Sure, more trailer space is great, but I'm less likely to hit something with a 5'4" wide trailer than a 6'6" one and with a regular cab 2wd short bed Ram instead of a crew cab long bed 4x4. Over time, I figure it will save me a few thousand in claims as I miss objects by inches that I otherwise would hit.

Maybe I'm a bad driver, but I had 2 jackknife type dents with my extended cab truck and none in the previous 8 years with regular cabs, which I find I can see out of better and maneuver better.
 
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