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      09-08-2011, 11:13 PM   #1
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Frowning.

Currently in san Diego... Currently no street lights on because of the power outage and just had my first encounter with a curb kiss and my passenger wheel.

Trying to pull in to a parallel parking spot in the pitch black with headlights not really helping too much given the location caused me to swoop in a bit more than anticipated and heard the \'crunch\' noise as my right front passenger wheel rubbed the curb.

Very sick feeling but oh well... Hope you all are having a little more luck with your night!
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      09-08-2011, 11:31 PM   #2
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Sucks, it's all over the news. Hope they get power back on through the night...
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      09-08-2011, 11:34 PM   #3
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hope the rash/damage is repairable...
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      09-08-2011, 11:55 PM   #4
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I feel your pain. Had a recent doctor appointment and the place is always packed and parking is terrible but that day there was a great spot but I was coming in too fast and too sharp and encountered the dreaded crunch. This was just a month after scraping another rim at work. It's been fun.
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      09-09-2011, 12:41 AM   #5
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Ya this outage sucks, and bummer on the curb rash. Hit up Son Tran, he works miracles on wheels and I'm sure could help you out if you're willing to make a little drive.
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      09-09-2011, 02:01 AM   #6
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Ya this outage sucks, and bummer on the curb rash. Hit up Son Tran, he works miracles on wheels and I'm sure could help you out if you're willing to make a little drive.
Tomorrow is my last day here, may have to wait until back in phx but thanks for the note!
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And power is restored gaslamp won't be a cluster in the am hopefully!
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      09-09-2011, 10:08 AM   #8
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Tomorrow is my last day here, may have to wait until back in phx but thanks for the note!
Oh bummer, I was on my phone (obviously ) and couldn't see where you're from. Good luck with the wheel!
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"Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means a whale's vagina."

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I apologize for him. He was just was trying to impress you. I don't know what it means. I'll be honest, I don't think anyone knows what it means anymore. Scholars maintain that the translation was lost hundreds of years ago.

OP: Don't worry.. wheels will get damaged, that's life! Take it to a repair shop and you'll be feeling better in no time. These things happen! I had some curb rash once and had it dealt with a wheel repair place in town to the tune of $130. The results were incredible and I never worried about it again.
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      09-09-2011, 10:59 AM   #11
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^ What he said. Or use it as an excuse for new wheels
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      09-09-2011, 11:03 AM   #12
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My wheels look like a dog's chew toy. I want to upgrade to ZCP or GTS in december, might start with 18s for the winter though...
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      09-09-2011, 06:45 PM   #13
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**sorry had to join in on the Anchorman fun! OP a wheel repair shop can take care of the curb rash no problem. Like it never happened
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