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Front end collision repair


New Member
February 6, 2015
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City, State
Hastings Nebraska
Year, Model & Trim Level
2002 Ford Explorer xlt
Hey guys brand new here. Thought I'd see if I could get some help with this one. I just hit a pole and being as reactive as I am, I'm trying to get answers an hour after I wrecked. Ok so I know for sure I am going to need a new radiator, grille, bumper, hood, and the lower grilles. I also know ima have to do some welding and rebuilding which I am comfortable with. My question is what other things do you guys think I may need to look into (i.e. other engine components I may need to replace, whether or not its worth it, etc.). Also if you could help me post a few pics I could give you guys a little better idea of it. Thanks!


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February 15, 2010
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Worcester, MA
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2002 XLT V6 4x4
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