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chevy van 5150
03-30-2002, 09:19 AM
Well after many phone calls I got the insurance company to agree that this was NOT a total loss. After the van was towed to my house, an independent appraiser came and looked at it. They agreed that is was worth more than $1,000.00 in fact they put the value at just over $5,000.00. My Repair estimate was around $3,000.00 so not even close to a total. I want to say thanks to leadfoot for the NADA reminder, I'm sure the page I pulled out of there helped. And also I have to say AAA did a god job of keeping an open mind when the vehicle wasn't a run of the mill car. The motto here is never give up.

Paul

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Flaming_Moe
03-30-2002, 10:45 AM
Congrats man.....glad to hear things are going to work out for ya!

Austin

leadfoot
03-30-2002, 01:50 PM
Glad it worked out for ya!
that's a happier ending to a another sad van story-some one trashed the side of my van-
_we found out who did it but couldn't do anything because the people who saw him wouldn't come forward-(and i repaired the damage and did;nt document the damages or repairs(did em myself anyway))
Listening to the scanner the other day
THE COPS WERE CHASING THE KID ACROSS TOWN!
for stealing a ring from somewhere
so ya see -what comes around goes around-
sold my van last weekend http://www.vcvc.org/ubb/frown.gif
in primer for $1200.00 still needed a few things -it's gone to a good home at
the Groton sub base here in CT this week
Cool that they are paying for your damages
glad i could help
VAN~ON
Leadfoot




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Tnicean
03-30-2002, 06:30 PM
Glad to hear it worked out. Endeavor to perservere. Sometimes ys win one.
Randall

bellvan
03-30-2002, 06:48 PM
send leadfoot a 6 pack and fix-er-up!!!!
glad to read it worked out
take care

chevy van 5150
03-31-2002, 08:57 AM
I don't know what the bigger bummer is leadfoot, the fact that you sold your van, or the fact that your custom paint job got screwed up. I know that you'll get another one probably when you're not looking. Thats how it always happens to me. Take care and thanks again..

Paul

leadfoot
03-31-2002, 10:15 AM
oh my vannin days are far from gone i'd say
i got me eye on "the other van" "altered states" it's right up the street from me
resting -he wants 3000 though
hope he'll come down one day soon
pics are at http://briefcase.yahoo.com/starspangledvan
but as you say it'll be when i'm not looking
and busier than ever i'm sure
-i guess you guys can understand when your hooked!-
HI my name is Leadfoot and it's been 1 week since i drove a van-
everyone stand up and say~ "HI LEADFOOT!"
wonder if i'll get a key chain after 6 months of no van- haha
VAN~ON