New 91 Alltrac - Just hit

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New 91 Alltrac - Just hit

Postby Q-Ball » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:55 pm

Hey all,

I've been in the Celica scene for nearly 16 years now, driving my GT-S for most of those years. 2 months ago, I acquired a 91 White Alltrac with 94K miles on it. Sure enough, I get t-boned by a guy who claimed he never saw me waiting in the middle of the intersection to make my left turn.


Question is, how do I go about getting this fixed correctly? I stopped by a few places already and they said industry standard these days is water based paint with clear. I understand the OEM paint is single stage. Any advice on how I should approach this? The paint on my car isn't crazy shiny, so if the repaired area gets new paint, it will look off, right?

Also, should I be careful with going to an over the top type shop? If their estimate comes out extremely high because they "want to fix it right" there would be a good chance of totaling out the car, which is the last thing I want to happen.

Thoughts would be appreciated! Thanks!!
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Re: New 91 Alltrac - Just hit

Postby 88st165 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:35 pm

Sorry for the bad luck. Did you end up getting it fixed?
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Re: New 91 Alltrac - Just hit

Postby mx6er2587 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 5:59 pm

if that rear quarter panel is pushed as much as it looks the car is probably "totaled" no matter where you take. I can't image the insurance will want to payout to have it fixed correctly.
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Re: New 91 Alltrac - Just hit

Postby rallygarage » Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:28 pm

Buy a GTS donor for parts.
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