[s-cars] Rearended

Jerry Scott jerryscott at wispertel.net
Fri Oct 1 14:05:54 PDT 2010

How's your neck or back?  Any whiplash problems?

-----Original Message-----
From: s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com
[mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Abe Berman
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 2:06 PM
To: Bruce Mendel
Cc: s-car list
Subject: Re: [s-cars] Rearended

Thanks for the advice, I plan to do this if and when it comes to it.  Rest
of car looks great.  My first battle is going to be the recent sales and
comps, hence my request to the group.

Damage is extremely minor, but I am nervous about this one...


On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Bruce Mendel <brucem105 at comcast.net> wrote:

>  i'd shoot for $13K valuation, and make them decide to total based on 
> that number. if they total, you get check for $13K, and buy back car 
> cheap for parts.
> it'll require a fight. they will try to give you $4K, you then have to 
> find comparables, recent sales, your receipts for work and mods, etc.
> if car is in great shape, get pro appraiser when time comes to look at 
> car and give pre-hit valuation. should be easy since only rear ended, 
> so rest of car should look good still.
> B
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Abe Berman <yellowcuda at gmail.com>
> *To:* Bruce Mendel <brucem105 at comcast.net>
> *Cc:* s-car list <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> *Sent:* Friday, October 01, 2010 3:59 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [s-cars] Rearended
> Bruce,
> The avant has 112k on the clock.  It has an MTM 1+ chipset, Porsche 
> Big Reds and all-OEM HID conversion.  None of these were done recently.
> In the past year its had new tires, new front pads, new right front 
> control arm, new right front outer CV, new right front tie-rod 
> assembly, new OEM coolant overflow tank.  Approximate total of those 
> repairs (with receipts) $1,350.
> To elaborate, the car is perfectly drivable and there is no way I will 
> not continue to drive it unless the insurance company pulls a coup 
> d'etat on me...
> Abe
> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Bruce Mendel <brucem105 at comcast.net>wrote:
>> how many miles and what is condition? how much spent on maintenance, 
>> tires/brakes, repairs, mods in last year?
>> B
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Abe Berman" 
>> <yellowcuda at gmail.com>
>> To: "s-car list" <s-car-list at audifans.com>
>> Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 3:46 PM
>> Subject: [s-cars] Rearended
>>   Fellas.  Got rearended in the s6 this morning on way to work.  I am
>>> fine,
>>> rear bumper is damaged and right rear quarter panel is slightly damaged.
>>> The other guy 100 percent at fault.  His insurance, progressive, 
>>> coming to look at car Monday.  Based on age and availability of 
>>> parts he said could be a total.  Can you folks give me some recent 
>>> sales prices for 95.5 s6 avant on the off chance they total it and 
>>> lowball me?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> Abe
>>> Burlington VT
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