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06-28-2015 03:52 PM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Reading this again got me curious and I dug out the policy.

I tend to insure them for what I have in them, and a realistic resale value to save on the premium cost.

1938 Chev street rod insured for 18k
1966 Chevelle SS 18k
1967 Camaro ss/rs 14k
1952 Chev 2 ton flatbed 5k
1962 Impala SS 8k

That's $63,000 of coverage with 0 deductible and I was wrong about the cost.

It's $434 a YEAR...
hey thanks TMP, i will definitely be looking into this.
06-28-2015 03:48 PM
Too Many Projects Reading this again got me curious and I dug out the policy.

I tend to insure them for what I have in them, and a realistic resale value to save on the premium cost.

1938 Chev street rod insured for 18k
1966 Chevelle SS 18k
1967 Camaro ss/rs 14k
1952 Chev 2 ton flatbed 5k
1962 Impala SS 8k

That's $63,000 of coverage with 0 deductible and I was wrong about the cost.

It's $434 a YEAR...
06-28-2015 11:22 AM
nunattax
taxes

leakie i live in the land of taxes not u guys.hers a comparison,petrol circa 7e a gallon,pint of draught lager e4.50 to 7e depending on where you drink it,annual road tax on car over 3 litre up to 2000e ,bloody robbery and rip off every where you turn.could go on and................ on
06-28-2015 09:52 AM
Leakie I use Hagerty, just for the 37, and they are very reasonable. Their prices were comparable to Grundy here in the land of taxes. It is insured year round but this is also the land of salted roads from Nov. to March so it is not used during the winter. Hagerty's price also includes road side assistance and flatbed towing up to 10 miles.
06-27-2015 02:22 PM
Too Many Projects The state has the restrictions, not the insurance. I have Hagerty and they have basically no restrictions. I have 5 cars under 1 policy and I can have all 5 on the road at the same time with drivers that I approve.

I haven't compared Grundy but I find it hard to believe they would insure all 5 of my cars, with the agreed values, year round for less than the $582 a YEAR I'm paying...

My neighbor had only 1 street rod with Hagerty and it was expensive. He bought a muscle car and the additional cost was under $100. For those with only 1 car covered, Grundy may be better ???
06-27-2015 07:32 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post
This sounds like the insurance policy I was looking at through a company that farmers uses.
It said I can only drive it, to shows and parades etc.
So i am not too sure about that, I am going to look at Hagerty (spelling? )

So the next question is, who do you use, and how do you insure your car?
Year round, only in the summer, etc.?
Grundy is much more affordable than Hagarty. Chrome is also building a reputation. One of the guys here had a claim and was treated well.

I insure it year round. It could burn or something even If I am not driving it. I also doubt anyone would be willing to write the same policy over and over. Probably their rates are calculated with the overall liability of the 12 month period. 50,000 on my roadster is cheaper than my 2006 mini van.

John
06-27-2015 06:42 AM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
With a vehicle 20 yrs or older, we can get one time cost specialty plates that limit the mileage to 3,000 per year and come with restrictions on the use. We are only supposed to drive them for car related "events".

My '38 does occasionally get driven for errands, but I usually have a 5 gallon gas can in the trunk to be going for non-oxy gas for my other collector cars at home..
This sounds like the insurance policy I was looking at through a company that farmers uses.
It said I can only drive it, to shows and parades etc.
So i am not too sure about that, I am going to look at Hagerty (spelling? )

So the next question is, who do you use, and how do you insure your car?
Year round, only in the summer, etc.?
06-26-2015 10:37 AM
Leakie As much as I can but no where near enough. I am trying to do the interior piece meal so I can still drive it if I want, not the best way to do it, but when driving season and being able to work on it season come at the same time you make the most of it.
06-26-2015 05:49 AM
Too Many Projects With a vehicle 20 yrs or older, we can get one time cost specialty plates that limit the mileage to 3,000 per year and come with restrictions on the use. We are only supposed to drive them for car related "events".

My '38 does occasionally get driven for errands, but I usually have a 5 gallon gas can in the trunk to be going for non-oxy gas for my other collector cars at home..
06-26-2015 04:56 AM
matts37chev Drove the 38 to work yesterday, wich made me wonder, how often do you guys drive your cars?
06-24-2015 05:12 AM
matts37chev I was sitting in front of the garage last night, and thought this was kinda cool
(i dont own that much stuff that is very shiney)
So I just thought I would share a pic of the wife's Toyota truck.

06-21-2015 12:00 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by matts37chev View Post
Yes sir, right back at ya.
And everyone else too...

My son is at work until 6 pm and then we may try to find a restaurant that doesn't have a 45-60 minute wait for dinner.

I already suggested White Castle but got shot down...

I spent 2 hours mixing up and applying 3 gallons of brush killer and then 4 gallons of weed control in the woods and yard.

My better half is making a quick lunch and then we may be irresponsible for a couple hours and go for a Harley ride...
06-21-2015 08:44 AM
matts37chev Yes sir, right back at ya.
06-21-2015 08:40 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by Leakie View Post
Happy Father's Day to all you fathers out there! Hope you can spend sometime with your kids.

Thanks from me anyway! In the middle of a kid/grandkid fix right now! Life is good. Hope everyone else is having a great weekend.

John
06-21-2015 07:51 AM
Leakie Happy Father's Day to all you fathers out there! Hope you can spend sometime with your kids.
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