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Old 12-02-2003, 04:07   #1 (permalink)
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Xhaust and insurance

I was just wondering how you get along with insurance and extractors with 2 1/2 inch exhaust etc? I'm 18 with suncorp metway with 3rd party person, fire and theft insurance. Anyone have any idea how much the premium would go up by?

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depends on the car a shit box xd would cost SFA but a BA GT would cost the earth
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Very much depends on the company. Some won't change it at all. Your best bet is to simply call them.

In general, you can get away with a couple of mods before they start rejecting you. Remember that most of the companies regard extractors & exhaust system as 2 mods tho
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I read on another thread, with suncorp metway, that you can have as many mods (legal with notification) as you want, but there is a $300 excess if you have an accident. Can anyone back this up?

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Why not ring Suncorp and ask them, tis the only sure fire way of knowing.
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I know that famous insurance has this, as long as the mod is legal and they now your fine.
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With Suncorp, I believe that is the case. I called them during my annual "insurance derby", and when they told me this, I almost fell off my chair (mainstream company allowing mods - )
That said, I think they were fairly close to just-cars in premium however (in any case they were significantly more than FordInsure was).

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