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I still feel sick !

I was turning at an intersection this morning and got hit in the front by another car turning the other direction.

I reckon he was going to fast for turning but insurance says its 50/50.

27 Years of driving and my first accident :mad:

At least I dont loose any no claims bonus or get higher premiums because of my driving history. (They call that Rating One here )

I did drive it home and there were no rattles or noises, it still felt ok to drive and every thing still works no air baggs had gone off it was a low speed accident.

Now my main concern is that they can get the parts !

Hopefully the car will be assessed Monday or Tuesday and will know more then.

 

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Forgot to say does any one want to buy a hardly used F-Sport Grill !
 

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@SteveRD66 im sorry to your poor ct :( hope you can get higher premiums on that! anyway, do the F-sport grille have scratches / damages? how much will you sell it? :) can you ship it here to philippines via "the balikbayan box"? thanks!
Thanks Wong

Sorry the grill is cracked I was joking about selling it, got to look on the funny side of things.
 

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Thanks for your support everyone that does help.

And yes the main thing is no one was hurt.
 

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The best part you are fine that's what counts, insurance will take care of the rest. On that note.
If they are going to replace the lamps can you take all the bulbs out so that you can have spares for later down the road?
I will find out but I would imagine they would order the lamp housings and swap over the bulbs, on first looking at the headlights they look ok but up close both tabs on the top that hold the unit on are cracked.
 

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Thanks for the support that does help.

Some good news on the repair

My insurance company RACV have there own huge repair shop they probably do a good job but it's a bit of a production line but you just take it up there and they sort it all out.

Well I phoned them to book it in and they said they are flat out, it would be next week before they could take it.

I then asked about the fact it's a new Lexus and my concerns and they said there is a more specialist place I could go if I wanted given they are busy and they put me through passing on my details.

I took the car up there and when I arrive it's right behind the other big Lexus dealership here and they are the Lexus approved workshop (the staff even wearing Lexus jackets and overalls)

When I asked them about how they will go with the CT he said don't worry there have been 3 before you and one was worse than this !!!!!!!

The only down side is RACV have to send an approver to look at the car to give approval before they can start and that won't be until next Tuesday.

But I am much happier leaving the car with them to be fixed.

I will let you know how it goes
 
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