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Old 04-11-09, 06:52 AM   #16
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Insurance sign in Background LOL
I lol'ed on that too!
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Old 04-11-09, 07:16 AM   #17
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hm this is not really SC related.
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Old 04-11-09, 07:39 AM   #18
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First thing i said lol

not an SC thing though. sucks for whoever has to come back to this.
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Old 04-11-09, 08:26 AM   #19
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that's nuts man, wow i would be so upset. i never put my car up on a parking lift like that..
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Old 04-11-09, 08:32 AM   #20
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ouch! hope the lot owner has good insurance
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Old 04-11-09, 09:11 AM   #21
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Unless it has just occured the cops should have photographed it from all angles and had 4-6 men push and upright that car. The one kind still on the platform should have been pulled out too.

People rubber necking in cars or just standing around assembled to look at this is more of a danger.
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Old 04-11-09, 10:20 AM   #22
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lol, right infront of an insurance building... i believe this happened in New York, i looked up the 212 area code on the insurance building...
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Old 04-11-09, 10:25 AM   #23
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hhahahhaa.. yeah, i would agree that the roof is weak, but i don't think the problem that caused that was the GS being too heavy.
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Old 04-11-09, 10:29 AM   #24
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i took identical pictures. i was there too. right in front of the NY Auto Show at the Javits center
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Old 04-11-09, 10:53 AM   #25
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wow... i wonder how much the driver is collecting o.O
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Old 04-11-09, 11:05 AM   #26
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hhahahhaa.. yeah, i would agree that the roof is weak, but i don't think the problem that caused that was the GS being too heavy.
yeah. i'm just messing around. 2 tons is not heavy.

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wow... i wonder how much the driver is collecting o.O
Maybe $25000 max
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Old 04-11-09, 11:09 AM   #27
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C Pillar? roof? you talkin about dropping a car 20ft on concrete? what C-pillar on any car gonna hold up to that? Oh brother, you guys are ridiculous!
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Old 04-11-09, 11:39 AM   #28
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I guest a ticket on the street beats fallen car off the lift............lol
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Old 04-11-09, 11:40 AM   #29
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C Pillar? roof? you talkin about dropping a car 20ft on concrete? what C-pillar on any car gonna hold up to that? Oh brother, you guys are ridiculous!
it didn't fall 20ft on its back on concrete.

it was parked with front facing the street.
then the car slid down face first. then fell over on its back

the c pillar hit the Rangerover, and that buckled it. not the concrete

frame is weak, no doubt about it.


so if any of you ever get into a rollover, remember to roll yourself up and get as low as you can, or else it's off with your head, if you're the rear passenger.
Driver should be safe near the b-pillar

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Old 04-11-09, 12:59 PM   #30
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