Texas Members - Need some opinions
03-05-2008, 10:47 PM
My girl got ran off the road by a semi. Here are the pics of her car.
It looks like the front part of the frame is bent, but a new piece can be bolted on. Any insight would be great. I want to be able to do as much work as I can on the car without taking it to a shop.
Let me know..
03-05-2008, 10:48 PM
have insurance take care of it
03-05-2008, 10:52 PM
...liability and it was a hit and run
03-05-2008, 11:20 PM
it doesnt really look that bad man.. new front bumper and a pass headlight and she should be good to go. shit it even looks like the hood will still line up
03-05-2008, 11:30 PM
That front frame bracket is bent to the right.
Cant really tell unless I was to see it in person, but from the pictures looks like you should be able to throw a bumper and headlight and be good. If the core support is pushed back you can get a wench, some chain and telephone pole and have at it.
03-06-2008, 10:53 AM
yea there is a piece at the very front of the frame where the bumper reinforcement connects to and it can be replaced.
03-06-2008, 11:47 AM
i dont know about all that, there could be more too it, mustangs are week and cant take a lot of punishment, how hard did she hit? I know when i had a 93 camaro, i backed into a mustang(same model as that) in the quarter panel, it dented the car all to hell and there wasnt a scratch on my camaro.
03-06-2008, 02:20 PM
You could always pull the remnants of the front clip off and trailer it to a frame shop. Have them give the frame a once over and straighten it if it needs it and then put your body panels back on. Did this with a truck back in the day.
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