Unibody damage - Mustang Evolution

Go Back   Mustang Evolution > 1979-2015 Mustang GT || Tech and Talk > 2011-2014 Mustang GT

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them here!
Old 08-20-2014, 03:24 PM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Michigan
Region: Alabama
Posts: 14
Unibody damage

I posted a thread the other day about my wreck. I got a little bit more details today.

after much debate the insurance company decided to fix my car. Total cost was 12,600 dollars worth of damage, 6 of that is parts the rest is in labor hours because of the delicacy of the damage.

Most of it is just replacing sheet panels, like the trunk floor pan, rear quarter panel behind door, new trunk lid, windshield, lower skirt.

but my problem is the the unibody just behind the rear axle, not actually on the rear axle is dented slightly, and about 1 and a half inches outta line. Now, the body shop has a good reputation with unibody repairs and post alignment. The guy promises that I wont notice a thing out of the norm as far as driving goes, no dog legging, no weird tire ware, He said the impact was about a 3-4 out of ten and the bend is very minor

The impact missed the whole rear axle, all of the suspension and all damage is behind the rear axle.

I mean i dont really have a say if the insurance company fixes it, nor do i really care if they do. I dont care about resale value, it is what it is. What do you guys think? Has anyone had problems or heard of anyone having problems after this kind of accident? opiinions? I know there will probably little things out of the norm just from the accident but ill cross that bridge when i get to it

thanks guys
Chadm07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 08-20-2014, 03:58 PM   #2
Registered Member
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Monaca
Region: Pennsylvania
Posts: 277
I bent up my wife's CRV pretty good, it required a pull, no problems and no loss in resale.
They are begging her to trade it in. It's a 2006 with 55K on it and it's still worth 13K
REG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2014, 04:01 PM   #3
Registered Member
Noodles76's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Central FL
Region: Florida
Posts: 1,198
I would venture to say every accident is very unique so your results are hard to predict.

2014 5.OHHHHHH
Noodles76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 08-20-2014, 04:34 PM   #4
Registered Member
mav351w's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: West Palm Beach
Region: Florida
Posts: 76
Unibody damage can hurt the resale value when traded in to car max or any dealership that has strict standards. You will probably never know the difference in drive. If you sell it privately it probably won't hurt the value too much later on.

Unfortunately when I appraise a car like that I have to reduce the value and sell it wholesale. Using black book it would most likely be around rough book or back depending on the severity on autocheck. Personally though I wouldn't care buying the car because it's not a huge deal with anything.

Hope that helps.

mav351w is offline   Reply With Quote

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mustang Evolution > 1979-2015 Mustang GT || Tech and Talk > 2011-2014 Mustang GT

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pictures of my car (with wrecked damage) SpectorV The Bar 32 02-10-2006 09:35 AM
Amazing Pictures of Hurricane Katrina *The Storm not the damage* Brent The Bar 16 09-11-2005 03:28 PM
pics of tire shop damage to my car jimmy_beaner Pictures and Videos 11 06-18-2005 10:01 PM
Flooded Highway = Hydroplane = Water Damage and New Front Bumper Cover Needed kaper232 The Bar 13 07-24-2004 02:50 PM
17X9 OE Cobra Rim - Slight Damage drummerstang98 Mustang Parts for Sale and Wanted 0 07-09-2004 12:08 PM

» Like Us On Facebook

11:44 AM

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

MustangEvolution.com is in no way associated with or endorsed by Ford Motor Company.