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Old 06-26-2009, 05:15 PM   #1
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OMG Insurance

so....1200 a year for insurance. and cant find a better place to get good insurance! can some one help me with my dilema!?
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Old 06-26-2009, 11:42 PM   #2
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If this is for the Supra then thats not a bad deal at all. My advice - stick with an econobox til you're old and mature enough. Then the insurance will go down, on the other hand you can save up - $100/month and you'll be sorted. Part time job will see you through.
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Old 06-27-2009, 12:07 AM   #3
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The trick is to find a car that is fast and flies under the insurance radar. The biggest NO-NO is a car with no back seat this will cause the insurance to go sky high. Things that help lower insurance but do not effect speed as much are: 4 doors, do not opt for the top HP engine, automatic, etc.....

When I was younger I had a CRX (no back seat) that was crazy high on insurance. I moved up to a brand new Firebird V-6 the insurance was 1/3 the cost and the car was 3 times faster.

Also, consider a car that you can buy outright and do not need full coverage.
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Old 06-28-2009, 11:38 PM   #4
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If this is for the Supra then thats not a bad deal at all. My advice - stick with an econobox til you're old and mature enough. Then the insurance will go down, on the other hand you can save up - $100/month and you'll be sorted. Part time job will see you through.
I have a feeling insurance is generally much cheaper in the US than it is in the UK, hence why all the youngsters there have big motors in their cars...I think.
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:36 AM   #5
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I have a feeling insurance is generally much cheaper in the US than it is in the UK, hence why all the youngsters there have big motors in their cars...I think.



Big by UK standards...anything less than a 5.0L V8 isn't exactly big IMO.
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Old 06-29-2009, 02:54 PM   #6
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Wait...what? Thatīs not expensive at all. When I was about to take over a lease, I couldnīt do it simply because of the insurance...they wanted like $300 a month.
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Old 06-30-2009, 04:30 PM   #7
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Wait...what? Thatīs not expensive at all. When I was about to take over a lease, I couldnīt do it simply because of the insurance...they wanted like $300 a month.

wow. ya thats worse but i hardly make $100 a pay check and i live in sioux falls so things might be cheaper here. mabey
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Big by UK standards...anything less than a 5.0L V8 isn't exactly big IMO.
A bit exaggerated me thinks, lol....
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A bit exaggerated me thinks, lol....


To me, no. 5.3 is decent, 5.7 good. 6.0 and up, awesome.


Like I said, it's a matter of how you look at it. You over the pond think anything above...3.0L is big?
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Old 06-30-2009, 04:28 PM   #10
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I have a feeling insurance is generally much cheaper in the US than it is in the UK, hence why all the youngsters there have big motors in their cars...I think.

ya mabey. idk how the economey is over there but all the people i know that are teens with like an rx-8 and stuff have there parents pay for it. not m style to bum off mom and dad but hey...what ever works for them
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