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I almost had a head on wreck just now!!

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It's snowing like crazy here and I was driving home. I was taking it easy and driving safe when someone in the oncoming lane spun out and crossed the center line. I had a full size pickup coming straight at me!!! Somehow, I don't know how, I managed to get out of his way. When he crossed the center he was no more than 50 feet in front of me in a driving snow. My reflexes must be better than I expected I guess. But in order to get out of his way I slammed into the curb and broke one of my wheels. No body damage thank goodness but it still hurts to see my rim busted like this. I have been looking online for a replacement but I am not sure which one I have. My car is a 2006 Mustang convertible and the wheels are factory. I think these are the machined finished with grey pockets. I found one on ebay but I want to make sure I am getting the right one before I bid.

Here is a picture of the wheel:

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And here is the ebay wheel:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Ford-Mustan...tem250206490780

You think this is the same wheel?

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glad you didn't wreck!! it looks the same but make sure it's 16x7. that should be on the side of your wheel in raised type.


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Glad ur well!! How is thew alignment? My very first day of snow driving ever (canada) I went around a curb to fast, and smucked into the curb, enought to damage the rim and put the wheels out of alignment!! At least you don't have to face "dad" lol


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i am glad you are safe.....you are an excelletn driver..mustangs are not noted as snow cars.


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i am glad you are safe.....you are an excelletn driver..mustangs are not noted as snow cars.

I surprised myself. I really thought I was a goner when I saw that truck coming at me. I honestly don't know how I missed him.

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glad to see you are safe. cwm's are an endangered species around here :thumbs:


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i am glad you are safe.....you are an excelletn driver..mustangs are not noted as snow cars.

I surprised myself. I really thought I was a goner when I saw that truck coming at me. I honestly don't know how I missed him.

i had a mustang a few years back and always was fearful in snow..i admire you for you ability, cause i ahd a hard time, just keeping mine out of a ditch in 3 inches of snow...


Peace to All creatures great and small............................................

But when we turn to the Hebrew literature, we do not find such jokes about the donkey. Rather the animal is known for its strength and its loyalty to its master (Genesis 49:14; Numbers 22:30).

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my burro, bosco ..enjoying a beer in almaty

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Gary, glad to hear you're ok :thumbs:

ps. cwm=conservative white male. charles is feeling persecuted :P

you checked out the hillary polls lately? :lol:


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Gary, glad to hear you're ok :thumbs:

ps. cwm=conservative white male. charles is feeling persecuted :P

you checked out the hillary polls lately? :lol:

just did. doesn't appear to have changed much since last night.

the barack poll turned out real interesting though.


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good to here you're ok gary. if the ebay wheel doesn't turn out for you. try-keystone autobody, lkq autobody(like kind quality), national autobody. (aftermarket collision parts companies). i think lkq or keystone are going to be your best bet. they have reconditioned & reman factory wheels.


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good to here you're ok gary. if the ebay wheel doesn't turn out for you. try-keystone autobody, lkq autobody(like kind quality), national autobody. (aftermarket collision parts companies). i think lkq or keystone are going to be your best bet. they have reconditioned & reman factory wheels.

As a matter of fact I just talked to Keystone. They have an original for $180.00. The Ford dealership wanted $260. I am getting dressed right now to go get it. The ebay one is probably OK but the idea of running around for a week on my spare while I am waiting isn't gonna fly. If I have another "close encounter" on the snow I am sure the spare would not give me the same performance. I will just bite the bullet and get it done today.

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