3rd ones a big one!

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  1. Crazyfool

    Crazyfool Active Member

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    Well it might well be the forth or even the fifth time the wife has hit a kerb, but this one is definitely a biggy!
     

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    Ouch. Is it cracked?
     
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    Well, as the saying goes, "If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well."

    I feel your pain...:(
     
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    I'd have been concerned after the first time.

    Your best bet would be to pay for her to take driving lessons with a driving instructor rather than use your Merc.
     
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    Within 3 months of marriage, knew for it to last, that "SWMBO" would have to have 60% profile tyres, steel wheels with trims.

    OP - the only remedy is separate cars and try not to notice.
     
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    So how do you find the single life?





    ;) :D
     
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    Perfect remedy, this also stops the 'well I didnt do it' you get when sharing.

    Mrs. 203 ruins (I mean drives) our Benz mostly while I have my beloved old 406. Should be vice-versa as the Pug is beyond its worry about years!
     
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    We're the same. She does most of the school runs so my main runaround is the convertible.
     
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    no it's just one heck of a dink!
     
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    Ealier in the week we were out in the Merc with me driving on one of the very few occasions im allowed and I managed to clip the kerb,, blimey she bent my bloody ear hole about it, went on and on until we got home.

    When we got home I checked for any tyre damage but it was fine, upon closed inspection I noticed THREE of the wheels have had close relations with kerbs,

    Oh how I enjoyed the next 5 minutes
     
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    Just don't clean the wheels for another 6 months and you wont be able to tell.:D
     
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    You could try the tack "these things happen, don't worry, no big deal but it looks horrid could you get the car into a wheel specialist and have it fixed please". Inconvenience to better half and bill to pay...
     
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    When SWMBO did serious kerbing to previous car I made her live with it, despite her requests for a refurb, until just before it was due to be returned at the end of the lease.
    Had the current one for about a year now and no damage yet!
     
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    Apparently she lost control on a bend!


    She said maybe we should swap the car for an old banger
     
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    I had these fitted when I had the winter tyres put on. They look a little 'blingy' but do prevent minor scrapes. Crap name - Alloygators

    https://www.alloygator.com
     
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