For those who think a Cat D is "light" damage..

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    Not that's a little more than "drivers door damaged" god can that actually be reapaired within budget?
     
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    Didn't know about that Bob, that's a lot more easier for the general populace to understand and stops people advertising Cat D's as only having "light" damage.
     
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    And would you want to drive it knowing it had been clumped that hard...
     
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    Well I suspect that car has slipped through and is a cat c.as the car is twisted,could it be repaired economically ,no,but many cat d cars can be repaired easily and make fine cheap vehicles,more importantly they nearly all have low mileage ,but it is a personal choice.
     
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    I didn't think it was about the amount of damage, it was the cost of the damage relative to the value of the car. - So a more expensive car requires more extensive damage to write it off.
     
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    Oh? Really? Just re-gas the aircon and it will be fine :D
     
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    Another reason i dont buy Cat cars
     
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    Do you buy dogs instead? :D
     
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    funny you should say that lol, We have 2 Terrier's Zero cats :D
     
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    You would have to be brave to fill that up with juice after being repaired !
     
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    Isn`t stolen/ recovered cat D too?
     
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    At least it's a diesel, not "bangy" like petrol. :crazy:
     
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    Categorised as repairable....:eek:
     
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    No, but cars like this, once repaired, often end up being advertised as "stolen/recovered hence Cat D".
    Stolen is stolen & Cat D is a car that has been damaged.
     
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    I got a funny feeling that it will be advertised later on in the year once it has been repaired as "Cat D, only needed a rear bumper".
     
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