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So at work today a truck driver clipped my bike, knocked it over.
Got cracked plastics, scraped mirrors & exhaust, the feeler on peg on the side it tipped over is busted, bar end scrape, and a bunch of screws/ push screws were blown to smithereens somehow, front rim is scraped as well. The steering seems to be off, bars are at like a 3 or 4 degree angle going straight.
When I came outside it was still on the ground. Cops came filled out accident report yada yada.. Bad day, sad day.

Was just seening if you guys had a good estimate on the repair costs. I will probably be taking it to a local dealer for that exact reason and they are gonna charge me 110 just to look at it, is that fair?
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You contacted your insurance Co I assume?

Bummer. Hope it gets sorted out.
 

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I don't see how the rim got damaged like that unless the driver ran completely over it.
Yeah I’m a little confused as well cause unfortunately I did not even see it happen. From what I gather/heard a 18 wheeler was trying to back up in a spot he really shouldn’t have been in the first place and clipped it. Possibly ran it over but I figured there would be way more damage of that was the case. All I know for sure is there was 0 damage on the bike before.
Took it to a local dealer and they are working on the estimate and the other insurance co is sending someone out. So hopefully the dealer has my back ya know. ;)
 

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If you can take the insurance money & do the work yourself you'll be a lot better off. With the exception of the wheel, most of that work looks like straight forward parts swapping & should be a weekend's worth of work at the most.
 

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No shop should be charging you just to look at it. That's so fucking stupid. Find another shop. Those are all east replaces off of eBay and the installs on them are cake. Look it up on YouTube for the fairings and mirrors are simple so are lights. I have some extra TST one's if you wanna pay shipping
 

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If the insurance company paid the bill, they were charged for the "estimate" and you'd never know it. With the amount of damage done here, the insurance company would want a list of part numbers and prices and it takes a lot of time just to look up all the parts. Just "looking" at a bike with thousands of dollars worth of damage and making up a price won't fly.
 

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If the insurance company paid the bill, they were charged for the "estimate" and you'd never know it. With the amount of damage done here, the insurance company would want a list of part numbers and prices and it takes a lot of time just to look up all the parts. Just "looking" at a bike with thousands of dollars worth of damage and making up a price won't fly.
And that’s why I brought it to a dealer cause I only saw what I saw on the “outside” who knows if they will end up finding more problems. I am not 100% comfortable doing all the maintenance myself just yet though so I figured this was the best option for me personally. In the grand scheme of things I’d rather pay the 110 then the couple of grand he originally told me it might come out to be when I dropped it off. That and I have tried looking up all the parts but it’s a little hard to distinguish some of them on the diagrams. (Ex: the “mirror arm” I don’t even see but am probably just missing it somewhere.)
Aside from oil changes and small modifications like levers, signals, fender eliminators. The more serious stuff irks me, I’d rather have it done properly haha.

I agree with posts above though, if it turns out to be mainly cosmetic it would be worth doing it myself to learn. I’ll keep you guys posted, and I appreciate all the information so far!
 

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I know a mechanic that did an estimate on sportbike and it appeared to be all cosmetic which is common for a fully faired bike. One of the broken panels was attached to a nub that was factory welded directly to the frame and it panel got hit hard enough for the nub to punch a hole in frame but it wasn't found until the panel was being replaced. Insurance companies can make adjustments for hidden damage if the mechanic finds it before the job is finished and in this case, the parts got sent back and the bike was considered totalled. If the owner took the money instead of letting the shop do the repairs, he could've been stuck with a totalled bike.
 

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So adjuster went to dealership I dropped it off at. Came up with a 3 and change estimate. Glad it was there when he came out to look at it, I’m sure the mechanics went over everything with him and then some. Don’t know if it’s common to replace oil seals with something like this but that was even listed on the estimate, so I’m happy. Probably still won’t see the bike till next year with all the backlogs and shortages of parts unfortunately. Overall I’m glad it turned out well.
 

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Seals for the wheel? They're hard to save and cheap. New bearings would've been nice since they usually get beaten out by the inner race.
An oil seal for the crank case by the looks of it. But the bearing and bearing spacer are both in there as well! I can attach a screenshot of the pdf with everything listed.
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