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Old 11-09-2007, 01:57 PM   #1
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Ah &*#$, hit a phone pole...

So I come home in the middle of the day to get my keys to the truck. Have to park in the neighbor's spot because the building cleaning lady is in mine. His spot is a lot trickier because there's a telephone pole right by it as you circle out (easy to forget because it's dark in there between the buildings). I park, do my business, pull out, turn to full right lock and look over my shoulder to make sure I don't hit another car that's parked sideways, and *BAM*. Front left quarter area, pole smack

Strangely tho, when I got out I realized something. The pole...hit the fully turned wheel...right in the rubber. Not a scratch on anything.

The Boxster gods were smiling today

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Old 11-09-2007, 01:59 PM   #2
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*qoute from David
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Amen to that, David, Amen
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:01 PM   #3
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That's Lucky!
I always avoid parking straight into a space, I always go to the back and pull through to the one in front. I don't mind walking, but it sounds like you have assigned spaces.
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David,

Just check for any alignment issue and if there aren't any then your good to go.
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LOL lucky mofo, That exact thing happened to me in my BMW Z3, forgot there was a piller on the left of me, i back out and cut the wheel full right locked and bam, hit the piller on center of the tread of the tire. No damage at all. lol
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:27 PM   #6
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David, did you &*#$ your pants too?

Good deal!
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