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post #1 of 28 Old 01-25-2011, 08:35 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy Accident. Sad Day.

So I was pulling some moron out of a frozen lake and on my way out of the place I slid into a berm and pushed my running board in pretty good. Estimate for repair is $5500 and it didn't even touch the body panels.

Let this be a lesson to us all don't use your running boards as rock sliders. Other than this the truck did amazing in the mud, especially for having the stock Contis on there.

They told me it would be about 4 weeks worth of repair. Replacing cab corner, rocker panels and steps.



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damn that hurts...


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holy hell.. that sucks... but why can you just take off the steps and leave it like that? at least for a lil bit
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wow, for that price i think i would just leave the running boards off... sucks to hear man

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The problem is that it pulled the rockers in with it and messed up the rear door seal. You have to slam the door to get it shut. The pics suck, but there's a lot of damage underneath. They're replacing inner and outer rocker panels, lower A pillar and rear cab corner. I'll probably have them put electric running boards on it instead of replacing the $456.00 Ford running board.

The suckiest part of the whole thing is that Enterprise gave me a Chevy Silverado 1500 for a rental. I'll be glad when my baby is back. I've got a $1000 deductible so to me, it's worth it to fix it right.

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damn that sucks... well when your ready for the electronic Amp steps let me know.. we got some of the best prices around on those things

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damn that sucks... well when your ready for the electronic Amp steps let me know.. we got some of the best prices around on those things

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Yeah, PM me a price with shipping to 84044. Insurance said they'll apply the cost of the factory step toward whatever I wanted.

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Ha alright i dont blame you for wanting it fixed then.

Could maybe trade for that price....??? lol

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Ha alright i dont blame you for wanting it fixed then.

Could maybe trade for that price....??? lol
Pretty dang close. Those AMP steps look nice.

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Let this be a lesson to us all don't use your running boards as rock sliders.
OUCH!!!!!!

I think my lesson is to tell them to call a tow truck! YIKES!! 5500 bucks!!



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