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#21 road rider

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 08:26 PM

Lost for words. Can't imagine how you must feel.

Hope the insurance claim goes through.

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 08:44 PM

If you need bits to get you going again I am sure forum members are only to0 happy to help out, myself included.
Mention flood damage when asking for bits.  
A set back for sure!

 

This.

 

If you make a list, I'd definitely keep an eye out for you.



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 05:39 PM

Got word from Shannons, it's been written off and is looking like a statutory write off, waiting for email confirmation hopefully tomorrow


"A statutory write-off is too badly damaged to be repaired to a standard that is safe for road use. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is recorded as a statutory write-off, and the vehicle is not allowed to be registered. These vehicles are only suitable for use as parts or scrap metal"

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 06:17 PM

;(

Lost for words for you mate..

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 06:42 PM

Oh no

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 06:49 PM

Sorry to hear it

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 06:53 PM

Anybody want to buy a race car?

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 06:53 PM

Sorry if this is a dumb question but I presume the above is referring solely to your 2-seater, & not the 2+2 you'd only just bought as well?



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 06:56 PM

2+2 wasn't insured so I will transplant driveline into that at a later time

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:07 PM

Ahh man I feel for you hey... Sorry to hear. :(



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:11 PM

Anybody want to buy a race car?

 This. Shannons allow you to keep the wreck don't they? Or you can buy it for a small amount? 



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:15 PM

My heartfelt sympathies mate , after 13yrs of painstaking work on her you've spent too much time to give up .Hang in there .

 

                                                                        Regards: Alan .



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:20 PM

This. Shannons allow you to keep the wreck don't they? Or you can buy it for a small amount?


Any car older than 37yrs shannons give you the salvage rights (no buy back), newer than 37 you get first option to buy back from them

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:30 PM

Sorry to hear mate...  :-*

 

I know exactly what I'd be doing with it.. (buying another 240z/260z and using it as a perfect donor).



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 08:05 PM

It's only flood damage, how can it be never safe to put back on the road again? That seems absurd.

 

Really feel sorry for you mate, this is heart breaking.


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Posted 12 April 2017 - 08:53 PM

It's only flood damage, how can it be never safe to put back on the road again? That seems absurd.

 

Really feel sorry for you mate, this is heart breaking.

Yep, id be asking the assesment to be reviewed, pointing out that there is no structural damage to the chassis, no rust caused by the water which has been dried out and no expensive electronic components like an ECU to be damaged.

This sounds like an insane descision.



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Posted 12 April 2017 - 09:01 PM

Yep, id be asking the assesment to be reviewed, pointing out that there is no structural damage to the chassis, no rust caused by the water which has been dried out and no expensive electronic components like an ECU to be damaged.
This sounds like an insane descision.


It's not 100% yet it was an over the phone conversation with my dad today, he said it will be a statitory write off in nsw, so not sure if that includes all states? Yeah I've lost half of what I've spent and 13yrs of man hours and storage, I should be able to strip it and recoup some money

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 09:48 PM

If it does get written off turn it into a race car like others have said.

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Posted 30 April 2017 - 04:43 PM

So I have some good news, got a cheque from Shannons, I get to keep the car and it can be registered! I guess because it wasn't yet registered and they didn't have a vin it doesn't hit the register!! But still a big job ahead to get it back to where I had it....
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Posted 30 April 2017 - 04:56 PM

That's great news.
Obviously would have been better to have never happened but it did and this is probably the best possible outcome.

Jeff




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