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Offline Aircon

  • Master Baiter 300kph+ club
  • Who said it couldn't be done?

  • Joined: Mar 2007

  • Drives: Pork
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Name: Peter
Shannon's will be happy to value your car at whatever you request.

I just found out that no they won't.

In fact, they weren't even reasonable, nor did they have much understanding of the type of car I have.
I love my car. Buy your own



Offline Tiger


  • Joined: Jul 2014

  • Location: McLaren Vale
Shannon's are great, I change the agreed value all the time as I add additions to my bikes, carbon wheels, Ohlin's forks, CCM rotors and monoblock callipers add $30k to the replacement value and they cover it easy.
Roll on summer



Offline andecorp

  • Biggest daddy in the park 300kph+ club
  • No idea how to make her happy!

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: too many cars for one ass
I just found out that no they won't.

In fact, they weren't even reasonable, nor did they have much understanding of the type of car I have.
THey need the cars officially valued and justified.
You make something idiotproof, they'll make a better idiot.



Offline anotherforumuser

  • AE's voice of reason
  • Choose to take risks or settle for ordinary.

  • Joined: Sep 2010

  • Drives: A red car.
  • Location: Downunder
I just found out that no they won't.

In fact, they weren't even reasonable, nor did they have much understanding of the type of car I have.
You cant try and increase the value by saying it has an F40 windscreen Aircon.



Offline Mattthecat


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For a smart four two? I would try SGIO. Unless it's running a kawasaki bike engine or something of the like.

Regarding my hunt for an affordable esprit, if i can't track down an honest car in my budget. Ill probably just wind end getting some kind of overloaded triumph, or a vette. I have seen a few nice Stingrays for around 30-35.



Offline andecorp

  • Biggest daddy in the park 300kph+ club
  • No idea how to make her happy!

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: too many cars for one ass

For a smart four two?
No :)
All the members descriptions are in jest. Most here own multiple supercars.
You make something idiotproof, they'll make a better idiot.



Offline Aircon

  • Master Baiter 300kph+ club
  • Who said it couldn't be done?

  • Joined: Mar 2007

  • Drives: Pork
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Name: Peter
THey need the cars officially valued and justified.

That wasn't an offer they made. I've since found a guy on fchat who just insured his glass 308GTB for $200k with shannons. go figure!

Still looking into it.

I love my car. Buy your own



Offline andecorp

  • Biggest daddy in the park 300kph+ club
  • No idea how to make her happy!

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: too many cars for one ass
That wasn't an offer they made. I've since found a guy on fchat who just insured his glass 308GTB for $200k with shannons. go figure!

Still looking into it.
Are they that much now? Wow. I remember when they were peanuts.
You make something idiotproof, they'll make a better idiot.



Offline Aircon

  • Master Baiter 300kph+ club
  • Who said it couldn't be done?

  • Joined: Mar 2007

  • Drives: Pork
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Name: Peter
Are they that much now? Wow. I remember when they were peanuts.

yes...apparently...and more....all in the last 6 months or so.

I love my car. Buy your own



Offline westyexotic


  • Joined: Feb 2009

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Bought the yellow v8 a couple of weeks ago.
Shannon's were great, simply asked how much I wanted to insure it for. I waiting 3 min while they checked with a manager and they came back with a "that's fine".

All the standard insurers either wouldn't insure it or would only insure for red book value.

Good luck with your search



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