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Old 12-23-2013, 08:32 PM   #1
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Default Rear ended 2001

My brother's miata was rear ended by some douche texting while driving. It has a 6 speed and the hard s suspension with 110,000. I was interested in buying it from the insurance company because it is the same year as mine and has some parts mine could use immediately (wheels and air filterassembly). I also thought it would be good to have a second engine to play with when I get to turboing the car

It was totaled because the rear differential housing was broken. I assume there is some rear subframe damage,and possible transmission damage. One of the cv joints might also be broken/damaged.

The insurance company wants 1200 for it. Do you guys think it is worth it?
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Old 12-23-2013, 08:38 PM   #2
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Sure. Part it out to make up the difference in what you don't want to keep.
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For 1,200, yes.
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Old 12-23-2013, 08:45 PM   #4
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Yes. Well worth it.
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Old 12-23-2013, 09:08 PM   #5
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I'm local and would be interested in some parts.
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Old 12-23-2013, 09:26 PM   #6
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Well worth $1200.
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Old 12-23-2013, 09:36 PM   #7
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Parted out a 01 last month and got over $2500 in part sales and the front was totally smashed and it was an automatic
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:59 AM   #8
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If you spend the time to part it out you will make money on this. What color was it?
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The transmission, if not damaged, is worth well more than half of that.
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Old 12-24-2013, 12:55 PM   #10
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Absolutely yes its worth 1200. I'd buy an asspacked 01 for that kind of money in a heartbeat. All the good stuff is in the front of the car anyway
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Old 12-24-2013, 06:23 PM   #11
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Buy it, throw a new diff cover on, chain the back of it to a tree and pull it out enough that the trunk works and you got a nice driver.
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Ship me the seats!
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