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Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: Pete_D] #930824
02/14/09 05:09 PM
02/14/09 05:09 PM
gtrotta  Offline OP
Wheeler
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 104
Brooklyn
Wow! Thanks to everyone for the concern, sympathy and good wishes; looks like I'm in some very good company. To answer your questions quickly:

1. No, wasn't hurt...I shard from the rear window nicked my forehead but didn't draw blood.
2. Alas, the rollover and the light pole crunched the lower right q. panel and the right-side wheels wheels were half ripped, so no convertible conversion.
3. I believe this will be it for Raiders for now--if I bought one now, my family would kill me if the next rollover didn't. But that doesn't rule out getting one for snowplowing and non-highway driving in future.


The tow company did leave me time to salvage the inclinometer (brown) from the wreck, but not the bouncy seat mechanism. So expect to see me post that, the mini-library) service and shop manuals, owners' manuals and Thule racks (which were in truck at time, not on top, to save gas) in the classifieds.
I also have a new aftermarket wiper motor, three quarts of Mitsu tranny fluid and one OEM and one Bosch premium oil filter left.

PS: Great headline, Peter!



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1987-2000: '87 black Raider stock 4-cyl/5-speed.
2000-2006: '89 black Raider stock 6-cyl/auto
2007-?: 89 black Raider, 6-cyl/auto w/(at last!), bouncy seat, power windows and cruise.


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Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: gtrotta] #930825
02/14/09 07:23 PM
02/14/09 07:23 PM
highmtndesert  Offline
Body Damage is Cool
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 1,484
Grand Jct. Colorado
Are you sure that you dont want to try another Raider? Ill make you a smoking deal on one. Same color. You can pretend it never happened.
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Well on my way to becoming that eccentric old man in every town.(crazy as a s#@thouse rat) With a yard full of desireable old vehicles that tells you, Sorry they're not for sale..... Someday I'm going to fix them.
Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: gtrotta] #930826
02/14/09 08:00 PM
02/14/09 08:00 PM
Pete_D  Offline
Mudrunner
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 402
Hang Dong/Chiang Mai Thailand
That Raider took a heck of a hit and kept you safe <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/kewl.gif" alt="" />. From this angle it almost looks like you can start and move it.

It would be a shame to see you go to a lesser vehicle. Hopefully another will come along you won't be able to resist. Your family should be glad you were driving such a stout vehicle.


3=(PI.98 SWB 2.8TD-TH92.LWB 2.8TD)Red90 SWB.V6/bal,forged pistons,bore/95SR lkr&spr/2 bouncies/(ARB.w/Gorilla 12K winch/new stg gear/stg&sus/CJ side mirr/cust tow rec/01 SR wh w/Mich 265-70-16LTX/Rancho5000's/Candy Apple/rock crawlers/Hellas/KC's
Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: Pete_D] #930827
02/15/09 01:08 AM
02/15/09 01:08 AM
gtrotta  Offline OP
Wheeler
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 104
Brooklyn

Pete, that sure is tempting--that is one of the sweetest Raiders I've seen! And I'd have a backup inclinometer to boot!

Actually, my roomate from 20 years ago who bought a Raider before me (and rolled it two years after buying it) moved out very close to you in Colorado. He drives a 4Runner now but I'll definitely tell him what's for sale. (After rolling his (on I-95, same highway I did), he went out and immediately bought another, but this was 1989.

Unfortunately, the light pole kept me from even trying to drive off. But since it blocked me from rolling back onto the Interstate, I'm not complaining [Linked Image]


1987-2000: '87 black Raider stock 4-cyl/5-speed.
2000-2006: '89 black Raider stock 6-cyl/auto
2007-?: 89 black Raider, 6-cyl/auto w/(at last!), bouncy seat, power windows and cruise.


Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: gtrotta] #930828
02/15/09 03:01 AM
02/15/09 03:01 AM
rxinhed  Offline
Trail Leader
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,126
Gerber, CA *****
Looks like a good "Buggy" time...

Don't let the insurance keep the Raider. All that sheet metal is available...


1988 Mighty Max turbo 2.6 service body
1980 Power Wagon W400
Sundry Mitsubishi Montero Gen 1 parts, Gen 1 and Gen 2 Max parts
Parts vehicles: 89 LS Montero 4-door, 2002 Sport AWD
For Sale: 1989 Power Ram 50 extended cab, #277 Montero
Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: rxinhed] #930829
02/15/09 04:06 AM
02/15/09 04:06 AM
sparkem  Offline
Trail Leader
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 6,892
Ponchatoula, LA ***
It's still good, It's still good. Now you can wheel it without being carful about hitting stuff.


I just want to tell you both good luck, and we're all counting on you.
Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: rxinhed] #930830
02/15/09 06:50 AM
02/15/09 06:50 AM
StockRaider  Offline
Roll Me Over
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 4,479
Williamsport PA ***
I wish I was closer, I would pay you to buy it off the tow company and tow it home... can always use more parts trucks <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />


Richard E
1989 Montero - Stock-ish
1989 V6 Auto Raider - 5.3 Vortech Swap.
1987 Mitsubishi Starion 2.6t, soon to be 3.5
1983 Honda XL600R
Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: StockRaider] #930831
02/17/09 11:36 PM
02/17/09 11:36 PM
gtrotta  Offline OP
Wheeler
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 104
Brooklyn
Believe me, I would have liked to have salvaged more parts to help everyone here keep their Gen1s running. But the accident took place pretty far from my home.


1987-2000: '87 black Raider stock 4-cyl/5-speed.
2000-2006: '89 black Raider stock 6-cyl/auto
2007-?: 89 black Raider, 6-cyl/auto w/(at last!), bouncy seat, power windows and cruise.


Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: gtrotta] #930832
02/18/09 12:29 AM
02/18/09 12:29 AM
87Montero  Offline
Trail Leader
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 5,690
Greenville, SC ***
Quote
Believe me, I would have liked to have salvaged more parts to help everyone here keep their Gen1s running. But the accident took place pretty far from my home.


I know that exact spot on 95.. I always hated traffic out of there from CT going into NY.

If it makes you feel better... I drove a LWB through there every week and across the tapanzee bridge without any troubles <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/drunk.gif" alt="" />

I definetly do not miss the traffic through there!


1999 Mitsu Montero - Crappy Weather
1992 Isuzu Pickup - Zombie Apocalypse
2008 Saturn Sky Redline - Nice Weather
Re: Rolled my Raider [Re: rxinhed] #930833
02/18/09 03:02 AM
02/18/09 03:02 AM
plh  Offline
Body Damage is Cool
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,422
Milwaukee Wisconsin
Quote
Looks like a good "Buggy" time...

Don't let the insurance keep the Raider. All that sheet metal is available...

where can a person find gen 1 rear quarters?


  • 88 Raider: 5 spd, 4.62 LSD F & R, T/L, OME Rear Springs, KYB G/A, 33/12.5/15" MTZs, PLH LOs, Justice Bumper, Dual Bouncies, 4D56T in -running soon!
  • 1992 RS M/T
  • 1993 SR
  • 2005 Montero LTD
  • Gen 1 - PARTS FOR SALE
  • http://www.tuffpans.com
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