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Old 02-16-2017, 05:10 PM   #21
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Yep, anyone expecting to take delivery in Pensacola, Foley/Gulf Shores, Montgomery, Mobile, or possibly NOLA, is likely to be a little worried right now.

If it had to happen, hopefully they're all unsold, dealer stock vehicles.

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Old 02-16-2017, 05:16 PM   #22
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Jeff Spicoli: Relax, all right? My old man is a television repairman, he's got this ultimate set of tools. I can fix it.
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Old 02-16-2017, 05:20 PM   #23
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Glad nobody was hurt. The cars can be replaced and will be with stock sitting at the Bowling Green Plant.. 170 day supply of cars..no shortage
They may also be repaired and sold as new.
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I doubt that. At least 2 of them have frame damage.
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:18 PM   #25
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first time I have ever seen this happen....
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:18 PM   #26
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AAAHHHHHGGGGHHHH My eyes !!! My eyes !!!
Ditto
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:51 PM   #27
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I just vomited in my mouth a little...
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:54 PM   #28
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Ouch. Sad bit of business.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:07 PM   #29
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Also, with the transport's hydraulic lift destroyed, HOW will they get the undamaged cars off of the truck ???
Bucket loader's with 16 ft forks.
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I doubt that. At least 2 of them have frame damage.
How are you able to tell that from these pics?
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:17 PM   #31
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Heads gonna roll on that one.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:20 PM   #32
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Bummer!!!!! What a shame....
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:28 PM   #33
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The epitome of a First World problem, but still.....what a shame.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:29 PM   #34
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The cause of it all:




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Old 02-16-2017, 08:31 PM   #35
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How would like to be waiting for your ordered car only to find out it was totaled before it got off the truck?
Was thinking the same.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:43 PM   #36
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The horror! off with their heads....
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:44 PM   #37
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It's just a surface scratch, I am sure they will patch that up and nobody will know
Like another thread floating around here....

As has been said, I hope these weren't SO deliveries. That would
suck for someone expecting to have their new ride.
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Looks like the dump truck came up on the car carrier a little to fast and when changed lane he forgot he was not drive a vette

What a new car with a damage report on the Carfax,
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:16 PM   #39
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Looks like 3 of them were hit pretty good. What a shame! I wonder what happens to these damaged new Vettes?
I am positive the entire load will be totaled and GM will get a check for all vets from the trucking company's insurance company. GM will make sure the cars are crushed.
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Old 02-16-2017, 11:03 PM   #40
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Zaino, lots of it
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