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      01-13-2013, 01:13 AM   #1
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Guy backed up in to me

so today i was driving to a car wash and stopped behind a car at a stop sign. He decided to park the car and start backing up and backed up into my car my car isnt as badly damaged as his but still called my insurance and they said that he called and claimed he backed in to me so i guess im lucky cause he could of said i rear ended him. He also said he didnt see me. i thank him for being honest.[ATTACH]Name:  20130112_120724.jpg
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      01-13-2013, 01:15 AM   #2
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I had someone back into me too.. Right in the drivers door pushed it right in... People cannot fucking drive.
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I had someone back into me too.. Right in the drivers door pushed it right in... People cannot fucking drive.
yeah i know it hurts
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      01-13-2013, 01:20 AM   #4
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m-tech or m3 rep bumpers!
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      01-13-2013, 01:23 AM   #5
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m-tech or m3 rep bumpers!
im thinking about it but still waiting for insurance to call me back i dont think think i can get a new bumper because my car is just really badly scratched. my headlight is sort of scratched as well. this is my first accident i have no idea what to do just going with the flow atm
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you gotta express strongly that you want new bumper and new headlights. And I don't think you should've contacted your insurance (they will now file a claim and will show Minor damage reported on your carfax), which will effect your selling price in the future.
My case with my car before (g37s), other person admitted fault,.I contacted his insurance directly. I went to very very expensive body shop (usually what dealerships use), and get a quote, other person's insurance company person come, show them your damage and the quote price. They give / send you check for that amount, and you are free to use that money however (fix the bumper and headlight at the cheaper shop and keep the rest) or replace (perhaps Mtech or m3rep) bumper and headlight at the cheaper (reasonable) shop.
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your insurance price will not go up since it's not your fault, but carfax will show.. I don't know about Canada though.
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      01-13-2013, 01:48 AM   #8
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your insurance price will not go up since it's not your fault, but carfax will show.. I don't know about Canada though.
He is in the province of British Columbia, they only have one government controlled insurance company.

Also, any REPUTABLE shop in North American should always report to Car Fax.
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He is in the province of British Columbia, they only have one government controlled insurance company.

Also, any REPUTABLE shop in North American should always report to Car Fax.
yea theres only one insurance here called ICBC
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you gotta express strongly that you want new bumper and new headlights. And I don't think you should've contacted your insurance (they will now file a claim and will show Minor damage reported on your carfax), which will effect your selling price in the future.
My case with my car before (g37s), other person admitted fault,.I contacted his insurance directly. I went to very very expensive body shop (usually what dealerships use), and get a quote, other person's insurance company person come, show them your damage and the quote price. They give / send you check for that amount, and you are free to use that money however (fix the bumper and headlight at the cheaper shop and keep the rest) or replace (perhaps Mtech or m3rep) bumper and headlight at the cheaper (reasonable) shop.
thanks for the info! i will bring to a expensive shop and strongly request a new bumper and headlight. the thing is it looks really minor just paint scratch oh yea forgot to add that the fender is slightly cracked like a finger long
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Definitely plead for a new headlight/s! Otherwise they'll buff that out etc and they will be hazy in a few months.
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Lucky he was honest. I had someone hit my old car while parked and he ran.. Had to pay to fix it myself
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Lucky he was honest. I had someone hit my old car while parked and he ran.. Had to pay to fix it myself
that really sucks man but thing is apparently he has a witness i dont get what for though the insurance is going to talk to that witness. I didnt see ayny witness when i looked around. he also already told the insurance he backed up into me
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thats good but the witness thing is weird ha hope everything works out!
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I had someone back into me too.. Right in the drivers door pushed it right in... People cannot fucking drive.
people make mistakes
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people make mistakes
yes thats true im glad he was honest and stuck to his mistakes
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His looks more damaged .... But your looks more costly to repair withe the headlights and all .... Make sure the lights are ok ..... Like don't get moisture in there months later due to cracks etc ...
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He is in the province of British Columbia, they only have one government controlled insurance company.

Also, any REPUTABLE shop in North American should always report to Car Fax.
Yes. They do report.
But something like
"Vehicle serviced" or blah blah replaced.
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Take it to Ken @ No.1 Collision in Richmond..tell him Jon referred you. He does a good job and they are specialist at repairing BMW and other luxury cars... You will feel like you are at a car show except with cars that have dents or missing bumpers.
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Take it to Ken @ No.1 Collision in Richmond..tell him Jon referred you. He does a good job and they are specialist at repairing BMW and other luxury cars... You will feel like you are at a car show except with cars that have dents or missing bumpers.
Thank you will do!
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you gotta express strongly that you want new bumper and new headlights. And I don't think you should've contacted your insurance (they will now file a claim and will show Minor damage reported on your carfax), which will effect your selling price in the future.
My case with my car before (g37s), other person admitted fault,.I contacted his insurance directly. I went to very very expensive body shop (usually what dealerships use), and get a quote, other person's insurance company person come, show them your damage and the quote price. They give / send you check for that amount, and you are free to use that money however (fix the bumper and headlight at the cheaper shop and keep the rest) or replace (perhaps Mtech or m3rep) bumper and headlight at the cheaper (reasonable) shop.
This.

Have your shop send over the quote to the insurance company, have the insurance company send the check directly to you, do what you please with the money.
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