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Old 12-02-2010, 01:13 PM
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by a "reindeer"!? She gets it every year and should really cut back on the eggnog.

ME however, after 152k miles and NO accidents, was quite surprised to be added to the list of those unfortunate enough to come in contact with a deer.

There were two, one passed in front of the car in front of me. We both saw that one and slowed to about 25 mph. It was the SECOND one that thought he could pass in front of my car...and failed!

Very glad it hit where it did and not a foot farther back or I would have lost the window, cut the convertible top, and had a deer head in my lap

Not worried about the "radar blue" color or parts...it's the decals that may be harder to find....



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Old 12-02-2010, 01:17 PM
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Ouch, glad you are ok. That is not going to be a cheap fix. My old roomate backed into my vette on the driver's side rear quarter panel and put a 8 inch "gash" in the fiberglass. 2000 dollars later it was fixed. Ouch!
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oh no!!!!!!!!

Ron, im so sorry. that really sucks. im glad you are ok

where did that happen?
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Sorry to hear Ron! Hope you find the decals ok.
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That sucks. Hope it gets repaired quick and good. Have a good holiday!
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Glad you're Ok, Ron. Too bad for the PC and deer. Hope the fix goes well.

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I've had it happen twice.....but not in my vette either time. Glad your okay and good luck with the repairs.
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Old 12-02-2010, 01:39 PM
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Oh man that sucks! I'm glad your ok.
Good luck on those hard to find pieces, keep us posted
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Man! That makes me ill on multiple levels....

I'm glad you're okay Ron. I might have a source for replacement decals that you can try. PM me if you need the name. Good luck with the repairs.
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Sorry dude that sux!
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Could have been worse, glad you weren't hurt!
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When theres one theres more! (deer that is)
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Sorry to see that. Good luck with the repair.
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That sucks. Hope it gets repaired quick and good. Have a good holiday!
Glad you are ok and good luck with the repair
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Sorry about the damage to your pace car. Phoenix Graphics sells the pace car decals - here's a link:

http://www.phoenixgraphix.com/gm/1998pcv.htm
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Originally Posted by 98Pace00Jeep View Post
by a "reindeer"!? She gets it every year and should really cut back on the eggnog.

ME however, after 152k miles and NO accidents, was quite surprised to be added to the list of those unfortunate enough to come in contact with a deer.

There were two, one passed in front of the car in front of me. We both saw that one and slowed to about 25 mph. It was the SECOND one that thought he could pass in front of my car...and failed!

Very glad it hit where it did and not a foot farther back or I would have lost the window, cut the convertible top, and had a deer head in my lap

Not worried about the "radar blue" color or parts...it's the decals that may be harder to find....




Sorry to hear of your meeting of Deer vs. Car ! But I got to ask just how ae you going replace the graphics ? A friend of mine, with a 98 Indy pace car with the graphics had a minor hit on her car and it needed a new quarter panel and door. The repairs were rather simple, but after the purple paint was dried and buffed out, there was still a need for the decals, it took Gail 3 months to find a guy who was willing to sell only the drivers side to the tune of $550.00 ? So all I can say is good luck, the graphics are expensive to replace.
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Default Deer damage

Originally Posted by 98Pace00Jeep View Post
by a "reindeer"!? She gets it every year and should really cut back on the eggnog.

ME however, after 152k miles and NO accidents, was quite surprised to be added to the list of those unfortunate enough to come in contact with a deer.

There were two, one passed in front of the car in front of me. We both saw that one and slowed to about 25 mph. It was the SECOND one that thought he could pass in front of my car...and failed!

Very glad it hit where it did and not a foot farther back or I would have lost the window, cut the convertible top, and had a deer head in my lap

Not worried about the "radar blue" color or parts...it's the decals that may be harder to find....




Sorry to hear of your meeting of Deer vs. Car ! But I got to ask just how ae you going replace the graphics ? A friend of mine, with a 98 Indy pace car with the graphics had a minor hit on her car and it needed a new quarter panel and door. The repairs were rather simple, but after the purple paint was dried and buffed out, there was still a need for the decals, it took Gail 3 months to find a guy who was willing to sell only the drivers side to the tune of $550.00 ? So all I can say is good luck, the graphics are expensive to replace. Beautiful car though !
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Glad you're OK and the damage wasn't worse. I know any damage is bad, but it could have been worse:



Wonder how fast he was going?
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Sry and good luck with a great repair
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Hey Ron, You need to stop driving that highway to X-10 at 5:00 AM in the winter. They won't let the hunters shoot those deer that glow in the dark. Glad you're OK.
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