General Discussion: The Motoring Thread Incorporating All Motor Vehicles (Including Motor Cycles.)


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stelfox
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8488 posts since 11/3/09

17 Apr 2010 22:16
I'd check it out first, it'd go down as a claim too, no?

One example of the golf - battery housing set on fire. Significant damage to the loom which thankfully got repaired not replaced. They were considering writing it off if they couldn't find the cause. But it went in as a claim despite not being anyone's fault, and drove up the premium.
EVERS
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8580 posts since 2/7/06

17 Apr 2010 22:21
hard luck. that's an insurance job. so maddening though. someone kicked my old beemer before and you've just got to accept there are some utter cunts out there. Sad

on the upside, check out this:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item;=170467438671&ssPageName;=STRK:MEWAX:IT

some summer fun right there Cool
stelfox
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8488 posts since 11/3/09

17 Apr 2010 22:38
I used to get vw magazines, both newer water cooled as well as the air cooled stuff and there'd be stories every now and again of people flipping beetles over for fun Sad a guy at work was big into his old minis and he said he'd heard stories about wankers doing that to minis too.
Noble Locks
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66963 posts since 10/7/03

18 Apr 2010 12:48
AAA wrote: Some mentalist keyed my birds car today. All round the side and the back while in a car park, he did a few other cars aswell.

Anyone know if this is covered under the cars warranty, or if its likely to be? The car is only 5 months old, if not is the only other route through insurance.
you really need to read up on warrantys mate, they hardly do fuck all, and especially not exernal damage.
gutted for her tho, thats a real cunt. just take it in and see what it will cost, if its over 500 quid you just need to claim, it wont ruin her future insurance life.
AAA
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10013 posts since 15/12/02

18 Apr 2010 13:49
Looks like insurance then, its pretty bad too be honest Puzzled

It was in a mental hospital car park, and the mentalist apparently told staff he was going to do it and they still let him out, and he went and did it Laughing out loud

The police have said its 18 cars now, he was caught jumping up and down on one of them and even managed to write full sentences on one car Laughing out loud
Jesus
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6095 posts since 7/10/08

18 Apr 2010 13:59
poor Jack
THE GUV'NOR
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3279 posts since 4/5/04

18 Apr 2010 14:45
AAA wrote: Looks like insurance then, its pretty bad too be honest Puzzled

It was in a mental hospital car park, and the mentalist apparently told staff he was going to do it and they still let him out, and he went and did it Laughing out loud

The police have said its 18 cars now, he was caught jumping up and down on one of them and even managed to write full sentences on one car Laughing out loud

take it in off ur own back my mate had a fairly new corsa and someone did 4 panels and he managed to get it sorted think it cost him about £250
T.o.m
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1193 posts since 4/7/03

23 Apr 2010 18:29
seen this new mini coupe?

http://www.conceptcarz.com/vehicle/z17293/MINI-Coupe-Concept.aspx

looks like a squashed mini don't it
Trent
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2041 posts since 18/1/09

24 Apr 2010 15:28
Anyone had or know anyone who owned a Mercedes C-Class Coupe? I'm thinking of getting one as they look pretty decent for my budget of around £6-7K. Obviously not at a garage at that price. Verdit?
Blueprint
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986 posts since 28/4/07

25 Apr 2010 21:23
anyone knows what would happen if you get flashed by a speed camera on a car that has no MOT? are they able to trace this down the line? i.e should i expect more then the £60 and 3 points
MrPlatinum
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8939 posts since 24/2/04

25 Apr 2010 21:26
So you have no insurance either then?
Blueprint
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986 posts since 28/4/07

25 Apr 2010 21:28
no mot results in no insurance
MrPlatinum
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8939 posts since 24/2/04

25 Apr 2010 21:32
Dinner with Venables and Huntley then Cry
DuffMan
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14389 posts since 21/2/07

25 Apr 2010 21:32
I'm going to go way leftfield and throw a crazy answer at you, get your car mot'ed and insured you plank?

MrPlatinum wrote: Dinner with Venables and Huntley then Cry

Laughing out loud
San
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10493 posts since 14/11/05

25 Apr 2010 21:34
you may be in a spot of bother id guess.

on a seperate note, im really liking audi a5's atm
Jesus
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6095 posts since 7/10/08

25 Apr 2010 21:35
i got caught by a dvla camera for no car tax, there seems to be no agency co-operation, becuase i was also uninsured without an MOT but i was only done for the car tax, but you got caught by the police, who may make you produce documents, if you cross your fingers and bollocks they may just ask for the letter wanting your licence
Blueprint
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986 posts since 28/4/07

25 Apr 2010 21:36
thanks Jesus… hope your right
6thEdition
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5882 posts since 7/3/08

28 Apr 2010 10:59
any companies still doing scrappage? don't think my car is worth repairing anymore
Sleuth
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5376 posts since 12/9/04

28 Apr 2010 19:02
Can anyone recommend a decent Sat Nav please? Not at a [email protected] price though.

Cheers.

parkus.
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160 posts since 17/8/09

29 Apr 2010 11:21
AAA wrote: Looks like insurance then, its pretty bad too be honest Puzzled

It was in a mental hospital car park, and the mentalist apparently told staff he was going to do it and they still let him out, and he went and did it Laughing out loud

The police have said its 18 cars now, he was caught jumping up and down on one of them and even managed to write full sentences on one car Laughing out loud

Exactly same thing happened to my ex lasses car. Patient engraved her name about 5 times, couldn't arrest her or anything because of her condition yet it was after dark so she shouldn't have been let out Jawdropping!