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      11-04-2012, 10:40 PM   #45
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the matte black grilles still look salvageable.

joking aside, good to hear you came out okay.
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      11-04-2012, 10:58 PM   #46
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      11-05-2012, 10:23 AM   #47
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This makes me wonder if I'd survive a deer coming through the window since my car is pretty low... =X
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      11-05-2012, 09:03 PM   #48
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the matte black grilles still look salvageable.

joking aside, good to hear you came out okay.
I wish... they both snapped in half.
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      11-06-2012, 02:17 PM   #49
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So preliminary estimates are around 9,000 in damage (labor included)

I am hoping for suggestions on mods since my SA at Daniels is all about updating the appearance of my 328.

I am torn between the OEM m package bumper or the m3 rep from **********s.

I also decided that since my stock intake is trashed and a 300$ upgrade to the BMW performance one is a must.

Any suggestions, ideas etc... are appreciated!
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So preliminary estimates are around 9,000 in damage (labor included)

I am hoping for suggestions on mods since my SA at Daniels is all about updating the appearance of my 328.

I am torn between the OEM m package bumper or the m3 rep from **********s.

I also decided that since my stock intake is trashed and a 300$ upgrade to the BMW performance one is a must.

Any suggestions, ideas etc... are appreciated!
Go OEM M-Sport. BMW Performance Intake is more than $300...
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      11-07-2012, 01:27 PM   #51
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Please move the deer crossing.....hahahahah
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      11-07-2012, 03:53 PM   #52
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Go OEM M-Sport. BMW Performance Intake is more than $300...
My intake is trashed so a new OEM one is around 550. So I pay the difference to upgrade, about 300, since insurance picks up the 550. Net cost 850.
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      11-08-2012, 10:46 PM   #53
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Poor deer !

Car has insurance lol
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      11-08-2012, 11:43 PM   #54
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get the bmw performance front. closer look to m3 and more unique than mtech or m3 rep.

Would you be able to sell the harness on your smashed headlight? I need the inner harness.
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      11-08-2012, 11:55 PM   #55
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      11-09-2012, 09:15 AM   #56
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get the bmw performance front. closer look to m3 and more unique than mtech or m3 rep.

Would you be able to sell the harness on your smashed headlight? I need the inner harness.
Someone already claimed them.

Sorry man.
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      11-09-2012, 10:51 AM   #57
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wow...why do they not make cars out of deer bones??? Glad you are ok..this is my biggest fear as a driver...hitting a deer
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      11-09-2012, 11:22 AM   #58
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wow...why do they not make cars out of deer bones??? Glad you are ok..this is my biggest fear as a driver...hitting a deer
Deer don't sue.
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      11-09-2012, 12:23 PM   #59
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I really hate deers. It took out my accord and my lexus is 350, i hope it doesn't do it to the bmw. But I feel the deer family is on the look out for me.
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Glad you're ok! A question I've been wondering. Does insurance restore your car to factory condition? Or do you have some say-so in what parts are used.. say you had an M3 rep hood on the car or a set of after market rims that got damaged?
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Glad you're ok! A question I've been wondering. Does insurance restore your car to factory condition? Or do you have some say-so in what parts are used.. say you had an M3 rep hood on the car or a set of after market rims that got damaged?
I can't speak for aftermarket parts on cars (I assume they are not covered unless you have a specific Rider on your policy for such a thing)

My insurance is trying to find used or aftermarket parts that can be used to reduce the cost of the repair, but nothing is set in stone yet.
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oh deer god... glad ur ok! im curious did u actually experience the"deer in the headlight" or some might say the blue steel look?
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      11-09-2012, 05:08 PM   #64
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      11-10-2012, 10:26 PM   #65
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I'm actually from the area in Lancaster and last winter I hit one in my truck and literally ripped it to pieces without scratching my truck... And I was going 80.. My friend has a 2006 330xi and she was going 30 and hit a deer.. $3000 damage.. I love my BMW but my truck is my choice for the winter!
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That sucks man. I have to drive through the country to get to work every morning and haven't hit a deer yet, but it is one of my biggest fears. Hopefully it works out in your favor.
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