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Old 09-04-2003, 19:57   #1 (permalink)
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Just a quick one re insurance. Have ordered BA XR8 & my insurer (CGU VACC) just wont insure it even though I have been with them for over 7 years as a rating 1 driver (& I'm over 30)!! Needless to say, they are going to lose my house & also my contents policies due to their short sightedness.
I have been looking around & it seems NRMA will do the best deal with a $650 policy. Anyone else have problems with companies that just wont insure the XR8. Who does everyone use & how have you been treated if you have to make a claim.
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You could get a discount from that NRMA policy if you get membership and put your other policies under them.
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Old 09-04-2003, 21:14   #3 (permalink)
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I pay $1800 for mine (23 yo, rating 3), so you don't have it that tough.
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Old 09-04-2003, 21:30   #4 (permalink)
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We pay $750 to insure our BA GT.

l am 33 and rating 1, my wife is 28 and we live in country Vic. Thats with the RACV.
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I entered into an RACV co-driver policy with my old man for my EF XR8. It cost me $1300 this year (I am 22) and my Dad and I are both rating 1. When I got the car (as a 19 y.o) they wanted $3600 without the co-driver policy...and that was the cheapest quote! Don't worry about the insurance $$$'s just enjoy the new XR8 and dont prang it.
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Old 09-04-2003, 22:25   #6 (permalink)
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I paid 2500 with justcars for my ba xr8, allowing for unlimited modifications.
I am 23 and a rating 2.
Hanxr8, who do you insure through?
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I'm with SGIC. And I'm 26, I own an EB XR8 (see sig below) and pay $550 per year full comp. I'm not sure of the mods declaration.

I've had to claim before and have had no trouble with them when doing this as long as your upfront with them.
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i think it matters big time where you live
while waiting for my new pursuit insured for $60000
on a rating 1 i am 28 from sydney and got 2 quoats $1850 and $2025
i am fairly happy with this

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NNIIIIIIIIICCCE avatar christo.

That was the first thing I saw.

If you look close enough you can actually see your name above it!!!
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Just a quick one re insurance. Have ordered BA XR8 & my insurer (CGU VACC) just wont insure it even though I have been with them for over 7 years as a rating 1 driver (& I'm over 30)!! Needless to say, they are going to lose my house & also my contents policies due to their short sightedness.
I have been looking around & it seems NRMA will do the best deal with a $650 policy. Anyone else have problems with companies that just wont insure the XR8. Who does everyone use & how have you been treated if you have to make a claim.
Try Ford Insure, with being 25 and having a GT I found them about the only people wanting to touch me and also $300 cheaper than NRMA
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