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Old August 15th, 2008, 01:11 PM
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insuring an '83 ???

I've got all my daily drivers, and my 1970 and 1976 Austin minis insured with State Farm (the minis on some collector/user policy) but my agent is struggling with the 110.

It seems to problem is their 'collector' policy only works on vehicles 1980 and older - and they can't (no surprises) tie the vin up to anything. Their only suggestion so far is classifying it as a 1993 110 - which seems (for some reason) is an expensive policy....

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Old August 15th, 2008, 01:25 PM
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Tell your agent if he can't make it work properly, then Liberty Mutual will in the form of an agreed value policy. They recently quoted me about $430 for a 110 valued at $30K, and that includes coverage with comprehensive and limited collision in Mass.

After what State Farm did down in Louisiana with the hurricane I would NEVER consider them for any insurance.

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Old August 15th, 2008, 01:31 PM
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Farm Bureau had trouble with my vin as well. I had to repeatedly give them the vin and the year(several phone calls over a period of a week). I forget which letter in the vin code indicates the year, but my '83 came up as an '85 in their system. I explained that I didn't believe the '83 UK vin was set up on the current international vin sytem and that I had not transposed any letters or numbers. They "manually entered" the vin and off I went insured as an '83 110.
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Old August 15th, 2008, 01:39 PM
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Old August 15th, 2008, 01:44 PM
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Allstate worked for an 1984.
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Old August 18th, 2008, 04:22 PM
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It took my State Farm agent 10 minutes and one call to the home office to get it done. No problem. While I've never had a claim on our home policy, six years ago an idiot in a Jeep crossed into my lane and caused a head on collision. He had no insurance, drivers license etc, admitted fault to the LEO. Based upon the uninsured rider on my policy, State Farm cut me check at a fair market value. No complaints here, other than my Disco was totaled.

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Old August 19th, 2008, 10:34 PM
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I've been happy with State Farm here in VA, and they had no issues (or questions even) insuring my 110.

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Old August 20th, 2008, 10:09 AM
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USAA did my '83 110 no problem.
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Old August 20th, 2008, 10:19 AM
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