Started by william_b_noble, November 22, 2017, 02:16:23 PM
Quote from: william_b_noble on November 26, 2017, 04:22:54 PMwell, I had a policy for all the cars with JC Taylor for over 30 years, no claims. you might think that would matter, no? but it didn't - when I called them, they looked up my policy and still said "no way" if the cars were not in a fully enclosed and locked facility. So, at least for that company, apparently history doesn't matter.
Quote from: william_b_noble on November 26, 2017, 09:12:14 PMto Tibor Kiss - yes, your ideas would make sense in many areas, but Los Angeles, San Fransisco, and New York are not like many areas - space is in short supply and very expensive - I wouldn't need a heated place, it doesn't get that cold here, but a single car storage space is over $500 per month. If I were to go an hour or two away, then price would be lower, in fact I could just buy a house for 100K or 200K, and use it for storage, but that far away is just like not having the stuff at all, it's too hard to get to in terms of time, you can't just take your "baby" out for a drive on a whim when it's 2 hours or more away. Plus, remote storage invites vandalism and theft.but this did remind me that there is a local "auto museum" that might be willing to display my car.... that's an avenue I forgot about .... maybe this will work out.... thanks for kicking my brain into gear.
Quote from: Rod Dahlgren #19496 on November 26, 2017, 06:27:27 PM...ADVICE for ALL of you: If you dont have an appraisal on file for your collector car, you may also have trouble collecting on a loss. SO now go ahead and tell me you KNOW what your car is worth and dont need an appraisal? Try telling that to a judge or attorney or adjuster--- If you dont have one, dont call me after the fire and ask me to come and appraise your car. YES, I am getting calls.. It is not easy to tell these folks I can not help them. Just how am I supposed to look at a burned up car and certify that it was a concours quality show car before the fire? Sure, I can see that it WAS a 1953 Eldorado, but condition? Unless there are records somewhere that link your car to the one lost, what can I do?
Quote from: william_b_noble on January 14, 2018, 01:14:04 AMsnip...and it's just too much hassle to start and move two cars to get one out, and then repeat to put it back. such a first world problem .....
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