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Old 03-14-2013, 08:18 AM   #1
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Totaled the Pumpkin

Well a few weeks back I was heading to work in very heavy rain. I approached an elevated part of the interstate where there's a slight hump. There must have been a lot of standing water that day because as I crossed the hump the truck hydroplaned. I saved it from hitting the wall twice before it whipped on me and spun into the wall.











Insurance gave me 11k for the truck. I recently bought a 2010 gmc sierra. I won't be leaving you guys any time soon. I believe the friendships I've made go further than owning the same damn trucks.

Here's the new truck soon to be a 5/7 drop on 24s
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can not wait to see what you have in store for this one.
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Sorry about the Colorado. That was a good-looking truck. I'm sure the new truck will be sweet too though.
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Totaled the Pumpkin

Why you gotta be posting these pics? I loved this truck and hate seeing it in that condition!! Haha. Interested as to what the Silverado will look like though!


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damn 1 of my fav. trucks gone! just think of all the fun you'll have with the new truck!
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Sad to see the old truck like that but glad you were ok and can't wait to see the new one on the ground
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Damn! you rado was a really nice looking truck, anyway, the show must go on. Keep us posted on your new beast.
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Re: Totaled the Pumpkin

Damn. Looks like a pretty good hit
Hate to see it man
In for updates on new truck
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Sorry to hear about accident,glad you are ok.I really liked your truck,especially the color.
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Glad your ok and staying around, the full size will look good slammed!


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So did you keep the rado?
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Glad you're ok!
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Man sorry to hear about the truck glad ur ok The sierra looks nice

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Re: Totaled the Pumpkin

damn you ended up just like my truck did but on the opposite side of the highway. I didn't hit my front end though, I wish I did because this truck is becoming a nightmare now since it wasn't totaled.

Good luck with the new truck and glad you were okay.
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Suck that you smashed the rado. Glad you are ok.
Enjoy the new ride. Gonna look good.
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Glad to hear that your OK and nice upgrade!
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Re: Totaled the Pumpkin

Thanks guys. I loved this truck. I was really reliable (after I bypassed the pass lock issue lol). I was torn between buying another Colly or upgrading and after thinking about it I went with the full sized because I got more for my dollar. Jeremy, insurance wanted 4500 for the truck. The most I was willing to buy it back at was 2500 so I decided to let them have it. My friend spotted the truck nearby at a body shop. I hope I never recognize that truck on the road. I don't know how I'll act to that.

This is the pic of it at the body shop
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In for updates on modding the sierra!

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Sorry to see this happen to ur truck but thats a nice upgrade
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I swear these insurance companies are high....when it comes to buying back!

I'm glad that you walked away from it and the insurance company gave you a fair claim amount
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