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Phil Clarke <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi All
> My Grizzly Old insurance company (NFU) have added 20% to my policy
> because I have had my 90 chipped :-(. The said they realise that it does
> no really add to the top speed but it does add to the acceleration. They
> make it sound like I am going to do 0 to 60 in about 3 second!! I am not
> really sure they realise a Defender is still like a brick and the
> increased acceleration does not turn into a V8 Muscle Car!
> Perhaps I am just Ranting! Does anyone know of any more Chip friendly
> insurance companys.
I think you'll find that things like chipping are viewed by insurance
companies as an indication of the drivers driving style, or attitude
if you like. I'm not implying anything about your good self, but I think
it's easy to see the risk assessor thinking "Ah!, not someone who
just wants to plod around".
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