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gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:52 am

i finally got myself a workshop to start to project again, and replaced all gsr rear diff and shafts that were robbed by traveler's. got the vr4 and all parts out to start again. then a polish guy just before xmas crashed into my gpvr when it was parked outs side my house at 8.30am on a sunday morning. we had to block the road with the fto to keep them in the estate. when they went to ramp it again, of course garda came didnt even arrest him for drink driven, he had no insurance, and i got my quotes back damage done is 5,800. so heart broken after all the work i done to it and all the cars and parts i have for the gpvr4 job.not sure what im doing yet, waiting to see if i get cash from him for it or mibi could take 5 years to get any money, and it not cover anywhere near what i put into it. :cry: and no i didnt have it insured, since the family vw dealership closed i wasn't driven it.so that a big bag of shi@.

damage done r/h qtr panel and door was driven into head on and rear alloys ,shocks, track arms all bent both side from being pushed into the path. ill add photo when i can its in a garage with the garda waiting on an answer from the guy who crashed into it. a big mess.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby gt94 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:33 pm

sorry to hear danny, your having no luck since you bought her.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby goz_83 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:12 pm

It's horrible to think this easily happen and through no fault of your own, your seriously out of pocket. I know if my fto got a smack, i would get less than 20% of what i've put into it in the last 15 months. The system really needs to change.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Sebastian » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:30 pm

sad news Danny , pity this looked VERY promissing .
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Kace » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:10 pm

Very sad to hear the story. Drink driving, no insurance etc. - an unhappy ending on this one by the sounds of things.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:21 pm

yes really bad news. after me getting it in great shape and buying all the cars now this. ans looks like the driver left the country, soim left in a mess with mibi and what are they going to give me for my 97 fto.notthing to what to worth to me.and it will take years the garda said. :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby StewyD32 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:25 pm

crap. Sorry to hear that man.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby goz_83 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:51 am

Any update on this?
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:59 pm

hi every one. so have not been on but this is just something i blank for a while. but fbd as taking on this case from mibi, and this week iv been told , they want to scrap the car as the bodyshop cost of repair was €5,500. so they offered me €1900 for the lot. i said i want to keep the car to repair has i spent more then that on the paint work never mind anything else. there answer is iv to buy the car back at a cost of €400 and then pay an excess of €440 for the insurance claim, which i dont get as it was not my fault ,i wasn't even in the car. so i end up with my crashed car and €1,000 to try fix something a body shop cost at €5,500. which is over the top ,it can be fixed for less but not that much less. so very bad point at the moment. and to top it off my vr4 engine was robbed by travelers. :(
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby goz_83 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:00 pm

Are they writing it off? If so, you have the added expense of getting an engineers report to put it back on the road. They do this when a car is safe, but uneconomical to repair.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:18 am

goz_83 wrote:Are they writing it off? If so, you have the added expense of getting an engineers report to put it back on the road. They do this when a car is safe, but uneconomical to repair.


i think so. an uneconomical write off. thanks for that i never thought of that. ill have to ask them about that. and just see if they will pay out for just repair. i hate this. they just try push you to scrap your car,
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby brccrx » Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:27 pm

Thats such a bad luck!!! Da p***k who did it should have arms/legs broken and lose his licence for a good while.

Lucky he didnt hit pedestrian :shock:
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby goz_83 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:39 pm

They don't pay for an engineers report. You're buying back the car as it is (highest value scrap) and you then have to fork out for report. It will be tight, but you should be able to get it sorted and report paid, but i'd be rightly peed off in your position.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:41 pm

i have all the parts now. and car is getting a new full respray in the same 3 stage metallic white . cant wait another week or so and it will be back out repair for n.c.t some driven again :D
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby gt94 » Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:46 pm

One more fto given a life line fair play
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Sebastian » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:14 am

fair play for saving the car !
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:37 am

thanks. yes i could not let it die. iv put to much blood and tears into it, but i think the vr4 engine thing is a non runner now. i could have bought another car cheaper then fixing this one. sad to see fto's are worth nothing any more.you would think a good looking well built car would have held more value then that.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby brccrx » Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:25 am

Glad to see one more FTO saved!

I hope U wont have any problems passing the test with other bits like suspension etc. The NCT centers will fail U on anything just to make money!
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:55 pm

sorry have not been on for a long time.

but i did fix my gpvr after it was hit by that drunk driver. cost me alot more then i got off the mibi and more then what the cars are even worth now. wonder sometimes if it was worth it as i dont drive it anymore, but couldn't see it go to scrap.

here she is now. needs a clean but 100% again.
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby gt94 » Sun Nov 30, 2014 9:37 pm

Well done Danny on the re-birth
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby goz_83 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:47 am

That's how i felt about mine. I could have bought one for buttons, but I got it fixed (well it's nearly done). Well done.

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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:18 am

goz_83 wrote:That's how i felt about mine. I could have bought one for buttons, but I got it fixed (well it's nearly done). Well done.

Theres a candy red for sale on DD


OMG. thats my 1996 gr manual . i done in kandy red. that is a really nice car. one off. even thinking of taking it back. :roll:

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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:19 am

gt94 wrote:Well done Danny on the re-birth


thanks. she still has life in her yet . :!:
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby goz_83 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:43 pm

Danny Kierans wrote:
goz_83 wrote:That's how i felt about mine. I could have bought one for buttons, but I got it fixed (well it's nearly done). Well done.

Theres a candy red for sale on DD


OMG. thats my 1996 gr manual . i done in kandy red. that is a really nice car. one off. even thinking of taking it back. :roll:

http://cars.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/car/7925338


Yep. So, it wasn't taken apart and turned into a pick-up truck in the UK :lol:

I woukd make it a mivec. Seb has a spare engine i think lol
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Re: gpvr4 has meet it death

Postby Danny Kierans » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:42 pm

goz_83 wrote:I woukd make it a mivec. Seb has a spare engine i think lol


the only way i would start something like that would be to do my gpvr4 again. and i cant see it happening . :cry:
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