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Old 10-31-12, 01:49 PM   #1
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Default Hurricane Sandy destroyed my car :((((((

Hey folks,

We finally got power in our house, so that's good news. The bad news is, I lost my car. The car was flooded up to the roof. It took approximately 30 mins for the car to submerge. And I just stood and watched my car die. First the lights went on, then the alarm, then things inside the car started to turn on. There was nothing I could do, because the water was coming fast and it was coming from all the directions. It was simply too dangerous to go near the car. Not a single car survived where I live

I spoke with insurance. They said that, since it was salt water, the car is irreparable and is considered as total loss. I don't know if I should be happy about it ? I'm still kinda in a state of shock. It's being towed tomorrow to some yard where adjuster will give an estimate.

The sad thing is, the car had only 25k miles. I did not even get to drive it much, eventhough I had it for 4 years. I really hope that I will receive somethig from the insurance company.

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Old 10-31-12, 02:00 PM   #2
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My condolances! My cars are my only family, so this would be a nightmare for me. Hope you and your people are otherwise OK and recovering from the storms!
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Old 10-31-12, 02:05 PM   #3
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Sorry for your loss! It looked like it was cherry too. Damn storms.....
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Old 10-31-12, 02:08 PM   #4
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Sucks man...well i hope you have car insurance
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Old 10-31-12, 02:13 PM   #5
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glad to hear you and yours are fine. you had one of the cleanest GSs, especially in terms of what you did to it. bright side... car can and will (i assume) be replaced. my question is what is your next car going to be? i assume you're staying in the Lexus family. can't say i feel your pain b/c that has never happened to me. i can't even imagine. anyway glad you and your family are fine... get another Lexus.
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Old 10-31-12, 02:18 PM   #6
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I'm happy to hear that you are alright, although your car was less fortunate. When one door closes, another one opens. Time for a 4GS!
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Old 10-31-12, 02:25 PM   #7
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Thanks guys! Everyone is alright, thank god no one got hurt. The car will be replaced eventually, I just have not decided on what to get next. We'll see what I could get from the insurance company first.
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Old 10-31-12, 02:26 PM   #8
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Sorry for your loss. I glad tohear your safe....and like ThomasGS4 said, time for a new GS!
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Old 10-31-12, 02:42 PM   #9
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Main thing you and familly is safe. Dam sucks about the car, keep the wheels! swap with stocks if you got them before they pick it up. And whatever parts u can part out
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Old 10-31-12, 03:10 PM   #10
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I believe about 50+ people died from the storm so the first thought is I'm glad that you are ok.
Sorry to hear about the car but I'm pretty sure the insurance will provide enough coverage to get another car. We in Florida know well the trauma from these storms. My prayers go out to all in your community.
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Damn sorry to hear that. Good thing ur still play.
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sorry for the loss like others have said hope u have good INS
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Glad your ok man sorry about the car, its crazy how a hurricane did so much damage in the northern states. Hold your head up man its going to get better.
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sorry to hear about your loss! make sure you strip the wheels and put some stockies back on before it goes back!
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Old 10-31-12, 04:29 PM   #15
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Props for not going out to your car, I'm certain it was a difficult choice but moving sea water is no joke.

Truly sorry for the loss of your car but delighted YOU are OK.
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