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My 99 explorer is gone

Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by mydland89, December 23, 2004.

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    1. mydland89

      mydland89 Member

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      The ol' girl took it's last ride last tuesday night.....I fell asleep and it hit a tree head on, and bounced off another tree, and rolled then went into a creek ending up on it's side......that's the bad news....well there are a couple of legal bad news things but nevertheless that will be okay....

      GOod news, I survived the horrific crash with just bruised ribs, and a sore left leg, and some abrasions to the back of my head (flying glass)...

      The cop that was on the scene said "when we saw your truck we thought that you were dead"......

      thanks to the toughness of the ford ex, I am alive today to make this post and probably going to get another one because I feel some kind of allegiance to Ford for possibly saving my life....the insurance guy was surprised that I lived through it too!!...well the upshot of this terrible thing is that no one else got hurt thank god, and now I can buy the black 302 ex that I wanted in the first place......too bad though I almost had that blue one paid off.......

      I may get some pics later today
      peace,
      Murph
       
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    3. bmxking5

      bmxking5 Well-Known Member

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      Wow, glad your all right. Sounds like a pretty bad crash.
       
    4. ExplorerSportNu

      ExplorerSportNu Well-Known Member

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      Yeah glad to hear your alright, Gd Lck ;)
       
    5. IAmTodd

      IAmTodd 4x Explorer Veteran

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      Glad to hear you're alrite and sticking with the Explorer family. Sounds like there are some bad pics of the Explorer on the way :(. Good luck with the new one, you'll love the 302.
       
    6. AspenX

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      Bummer, sounds like a bad crash. Good thing you slept through it. ;)
       
    7. RedEB

      RedEB Active Member

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      Yikes! The most important thing is that you are OK- you can always replace explorers. ;)
      After reading about the accident and your injuries, there is no way that I would sell my X for a small car. It's one tough truck and I'm glad you're OK. Sorry about the X.
       
    8. Doug246

      Doug246 New Member

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      I have a friend who had a bad accident with his Explorer. He figures the only reason he survived it is because of the Explorer. He went right out and got another one also.
       
    9. jordan23

      jordan23 Active Member

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      Wow! Glad you're doin ok! That sucks about your Ex though!! :(
       
    10. woodychitwn

      woodychitwn Well-Known Member

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      There have been a lot of accidents on the board lately, glad to hear you're all right.
       
    11. F14CRAZY

      F14CRAZY To the flo...

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      Good to know you're okay.

      But yeah, look on the bright side! Explorers=millions of them=awful resale value, so cash in!
       
    12. off-road97Xplor

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      Glad your ok, but wow whats with everyone totaling there Xplor's on this board recently?
       
    13. F14CRAZY

      F14CRAZY To the flo...

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      I guess you're right. We've lost a couple well known ones even.
       
    14. metstalker

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      sorry to hear about the accident hope you find another explorer that you like as much as the one you lost

      good luck
       
    15. A Wise Guy

      A Wise Guy Well-Known Member

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      Good to hear the X did its job and kept you intact. Feel better.

      It is about time someone cashes in on the insurance money we pay month after month.
       

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