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The car insurance comparison thread
« on: 30 October 2005, 15:36 »
As requested, a thread that can list what people pay for insurance cover on their dub.
Use this as a template:

Car spec (Driver, GTI, VR6 etc):
Car age:
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc):
Car value:
Car security:

Driver age:
male/female:
Driver no-claims:
Approx location:
Driving convictions:

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp)
Insurance company:
Insurance company tel number/website:

Insurance price:


Please don't post anything else other than your insurance cover details in this thread :)
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:14 by gibby »
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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #1 on: 30 October 2005, 18:33 »
Corrado VR6 Storm
Group 19 ('cos it's a "Storm"!!)
1995
No Mods
£8k value
Cat 1 alarm and immobiliser

Driver age:  32
male/female: male
Driver no-claims:  9 years
Approx location: Moray
Driving convictions: SP30 6 points

fully comp, protected No Claims
Insurance company: Elephant
Insurance company tel number/website: www.elephant.co.uk

Insurance price: £310
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:15 by gibby »
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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #2 on: 30 October 2005, 21:01 »
Car spec (Driver, GTI, VR6 etc): Mk3 1.8 Driver
Car age: 1993
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc): None
Car value: 1300
Car security: None declared

Driver age: 22
male/female: male
Driver no-claims: 3 years
Approx location: Wiltshire
Driving convictions: SP60 3 points

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp): 3rd party
Insurance company: Norwich Union
Insurance company tel number/website: www.norwichunion.com

Insurance price: £360
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:15 by gibby »

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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #3 on: 30 October 2005, 21:09 »
Car spec: Mk2 golf GTi 1.8 20v Turbo (210bhp ish)
Car age: '87 (18 years)
Mods: too many to list here without taking up 10 lines. Everything declared and then some. Engine declared!
Car value: 6000
Car security: Clifford Concept 600 cat 1

Driver age: 23 (when started insurrance, 24 now)
male/female: male
Driver no-claims: 2
Approx location: SY8
Driving convictions: none now (sp30 4 years ago)

Insurance cover: Fully comp
Insurance company: Brentacre
Insurance company tel number/website: 01792 650933

Insurance price: £850
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:16 by gibby »
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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #4 on: 30 October 2005, 21:17 »
Car spec: Corrado G60
Car age: 1991 (14years)
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc): None
Car value: 2000
Car security: Clifford alarm/immobiliser

Driver age: 25
male/female: female
Driver no-claims: 4 years
Approx location: SS12 area
Driving convictions: None (CD10  now expired)

Insurance cover: Fully comp
Insurance company: Elephant
Insurance company tel number/website: www.elephant.co.uk
 
Insurance price: £435 (was £399, but extra charged for declaring car kept at different postcode)
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:16 by gibby »
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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #5 on: 31 October 2005, 07:55 »
Car spec: Driver
Car age: 1992
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc): standard
Car value: 500
Car security: none
parked: on the driveway

Driver age: 19
male/female: female
Driver no-claims: 1
Approx location: yorkshire
Driving convictions: none, one non-fault accident june 05

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp) 3 Party fire and Theft
Insurance company: Directline (do't chose them)
Insurance company tel number/website: www.directline.com

Insurance price: £550 (paying monthly)
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:17 by gibby »

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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #6 on: 31 October 2005, 08:37 »
Car spec (Driver, GTI, VR6 etc):  Golf mk2 gti
Car age:  1991
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc):  Lowered 40mm, full scorpion dtm, k&n induction, 15"BBS corrado g60 alloys, single wiper, smoked rear, and side indicators.
Car value:  £1000
Car security: Cobra cat 1 alarm and imob

Driver age:  25
male/female: female
Driver no-claims:  3 years
Approx location:  West Wales
Driving convictions: None, although one head on collision june 2002 writing off other car!

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp)  tpft
Insurance company:  Highway through Adrian Flux
Insurance company tel number/website:  www.adrianflux.co.uk

Insurance price:  £345
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:17 by gibby »

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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #7 on: 31 October 2005, 08:49 »
Car spec (Driver, GTI, VR6 etc): Golf Driver 1.6
Car age: 14
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc): alloy wheels
Car value: 600
Car security: Cobra 7928 CAT 1; parked on the driveway

Driver age: 23
male/female: male
Driver no-claims: 2 years
Approx location: Merthyr Tydfil (CF48 1BP)
Driving convictions: None 

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp) Fully comp
Insurance company: Zurich
Insurance company tel number/website: http://www.zurichinsurance.co.uk/Car/Comprehensive/

Insurance price: £687 per annum
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:18 by gibby »

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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #8 on: 31 October 2005, 09:37 »
Car spec (Driver, GTI, VR6 etc): Golf Driver 1.6
Car age: 1991 (J)
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc): alloy wheels, lowered, exhaust, full gti bodykit
Car value: 500
security: none (car garaged)

Driver age: 23
male/female: male
Driver no-claims: none
Approx location: North Somerset BS49
Driving convictions: None 

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp) TPFT
Insurance company: Zurich
Insurance company tel number/website: www.tesco.com

Insurance price: £450
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:18 by gibby »
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Re: The car insurance comparison thread
« Reply #9 on: 31 October 2005, 12:05 »
Car spec (Driver, GTI, VR6 etc): Golf GTI Rivage cabriolet
Car age: 1991 (J)
Mods (lowered, remap, exhaust etc): Clear indicators, clear side repeaters, lowered 40mm, powerflow exhaust, K&N panel filter
Car value: £4,500
Car security: Laserline cat 1 & microwave style alarm (for when roofs down or window is broken) but forgot the make of it.

Driver age: *ahem *cough 35
male/female: male (Yes I'm a bloke fielder ! :laugh: )
Driver no-claims: over 9 years
Approx location: Leeds
Driving convictions: SP30 3 points

Insurance cover (3rd party, fully comp) Fully comp
Insurance company: Cant remember but it's through Brentacre insurance brokers
Insurance company tel number/website: 01792 650933

Insurance price: £390
Excess : £350

Note: Brentacre were the cheapest for me and you can do certain mods without them increasing your premium but they load the excess big time as you can see above, but I guess that only comes into play if you make a claim.
« Last Edit: 31 October 2005, 13:19 by gibby »
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