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Hi
Could anyone point me in the right direction in relation to classic car insurance as i am about a mk1 1984 Golf cabriolet and what the requirements are.
Many thanks.

Mark.

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I think it depends on each company most have an age limit on the car to qualify, usually has to be at least 15yrs old and regarded by them as a classic.

You generally have to limit your mileage typical ones are 3-5k pa but there will be others who will allow much more.  Agreed value can be offered and I would recommend, sometimes subject to a valuation fee if you send in photos and a declaration of condition.

Modifications are allowed, some are stricter than others, but I have never had problem with subtle wheel upgrades, exhaust, sports suspension etc.

What is really important to be aware of though is nearly all don't get you to transfer in any NCB from a present policy, but you don't build up any NCB in the future either.

I can whole heartedly recommend Carole Nash - one of the supporters of our site and offering discount to paid members.

Golf GTI Campaign 1983 Mars Red, Lexus CT200h 2013, Ford S-Max 2015, Audi TT 180 quattro 2003, Audi A2 TDI 2002.


 

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thanks for that just about to re store a mk1 golf cabriolet which belonged to my parents totally original and in green very rare.I am also a paid member do you get a pack when you join as not had anything as yet.  

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i have gone with footman james to insure my 83 gti tintop
i paid £117 for the year with the agreed value of 6k i am 28 and live in east london.  i think my mileage is up to 3k a year.

1983 mk1 gti white bought as a daily now in pieces.. 

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mark boag said

thanks for that just about to re store a mk1 golf cabriolet which belonged to my parents totally original and in green very rare.I am also a paid member do you get a pack when you join as not had anything as yet.
Yes you will get a pack, they take a little time to come through as we send them out on renewal as well quite a bit of work for our membership secretary!  If you go onto the members part of the forum, you will see all the discount codes etc on there.  We have another member at least with a green one. P0jy

Golf GTI Campaign 1983 Mars Red, Lexus CT200h 2013, Ford S-Max 2015, Audi TT 180 quattro 2003, Audi A2 TDI 2002.


 

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With my classic car insurance I also have to own another car to drive, but I use my Golf as a daily drive and my Mk1 Scirocco is on a classic car insurance and that cost me more than my Golf to insure?
The golf is a GTi cabriolet and the Scirocco is a 1.6 carb…

1988 Mk1 Golf GTi Cabriolet 1.8cc DX, Daily drive. 283,000 miles and counting
1978 Mk1 Scirocco GLS 1.6cc FR. Weekend toy.

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Yeah I was going to mention it, a lot of classic car policies (all the ones I've seen) have it as a condition that you own/insure another car - in other words, you can't get classic car insurance if its your only car, it has to be a 2nd (or 3rd etc) car. But you could have a high annual mileage allowance, driving to-from work, etc and use the classic "a lot" while you "hardly used" your main car.

                                

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Thanks all for the advice picking the car up this weekend under my parents insurance then going to transfer into mine .

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I went with carole nash. Got two cabriolet's one as a daily driver (gti) to work ect and another one ( non gti) which is now a project. Insured both for around £300. 
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