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Old 06-29-2019, 09:30 AM
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Arrived home yesterday from Cripple Creek to a pile of Xterra in a box. Things are looking good everything is correct. Except for the hood some sort of shipping shit show where it will be coming via Grand Junction. Typical for a large project I refuse to get pissed. If there is any lesson out of this Kidney Stone debacle is I'm done sweating the small shit. If my son comes up tomorrow we will rebuild the front end up to installing the hood. If shit plays out unfavorably I'll try to straighten the old hood enough to latch right until the other hood finishes it's Marco Polo expedition
I have had stuff travel 3k to 5k extra miles before it got to me.
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Old 06-29-2019, 10:56 PM
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Started putting together the Xterra in a box today. Went fairly well a little tweaking was required but nothing drastic. Josh didn't show up till late afternoon/early evening which actually worked out fairly well. It was hot for the hills today and I didn't start until probably 6:30 when it started to cool off.
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Old 06-30-2019, 07:58 AM
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Didn't your auto insurance cover the damage?
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Old 06-30-2019, 11:28 AM
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Didn't your auto insurance cover the damage?
I didn't submit a claim I don't want to give the Bastards an excuse to raise my rates. It's minor enough I can fix it.
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Old 07-05-2019, 10:19 PM
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Finished the front end last weekend with Josh's assistance. Dinked around with minor shit today. Put the Nissan emblem on the grill. I'm hoping to save the radiator with good old JB weld. The impact sheared off one top tank locator pin outright on the driver's side and cracked the pin on the passenger side. I figure the glued pins along with a little safety wire should keep things properly located. My hood as of this AM is sitting at a R&L shipping terminal in Denver. I'm going to see if I can run to Denver and pick it up at the dock before it goes on a joy ride to Grand Junction. or at least get them to throw it on a RAC truck. They deliver up here all the time. I have never seen R&L up here.
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Old 07-12-2019, 09:34 PM
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RAC the local LTL delivery company showed up today with the replacement hood for the "Silver Bullet". I had it drop shipped to work with along with instructions to our crew to refuse delivery if it had more than minor scratches. It arrived today looking like someone walked over it. So now I have to file a claim with RAC along with conjuring up plan "B" to acquire a replacement hood. Shit, Shit, Shit.
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Oh man. That really sucks!
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Yep, I'd be furious... Fo-Sho. that does suck a nutt...
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