My insurance would give $3500 roughly for the car (had to hire an attorney for this, no idea when I could see an form of money or comp from other insurance). It had a black hood and left fender prior to this. It has also been in an accident in the rear because the left light is a tad cock-eyed and they did shitty paintwork (they did stage 2 paintwork on it), that is peeling everywhere. This was a prior owner, I am the 4th.
Now the car will be totaled. That 5k was a rough esitmate(so if it was done the car would be all yellow again), it would have to go through GA retarded rebuilt/salvage title process and we are talking like 3-6 months before I even get the title and it is road worthy. Engine runs fine, just need to make the turbo oil drain no spew oil everywhere. That estimate does not include things I could find that are bent, such as the turbo, it looks like it is bent, axles, might have messed up the trans, front wheel hubs, I already was waiting on rear wheel hubs before the accident. I am thinking roughly 6-7k for a salvage car. That would not include the car truly needs a full paintjob for the prior shitty work, some rust (one spot needs to just be cut out period).
I really wish you wouldn't make it seem like I am a complete idiot. This car has over 200k on the car, was in rough condition body wise, I was almost done with the guts of the car and was going to do a full paintjob on it. I work in the car industry, so I understand a thing or two.
I am curious what you think the value is and what it is based off of. Here is what I have seen. RSPI sold his yellow for 7k, but it needed nothing really (paintwork, interior, and mechanically sound). That yellow wagon that sold on ebay for over 10k, once again it was high mileage but needed next to nothing, paintwork looked in good condition for the age and such. I see now there is a guy claiming to have a black t-5r with 56k original miles trying to sell for $26,000 ( which I do think is pretty crazy).
I will file with the other parties insurance, and I will fight for more money, especially all the mods I have done and work to it. Like I said, I don't know when I will see any compensation. Someone give me proof and I will roll with it. I do believe a good yellow or even a black t-5r will hold more value (not made anymore, rare model), But on my car, the issue was the looks. With the paintwork needed it is bringing my value down.
Do you really think I want to Total this car?