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Old 01-06-2011   #1
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stupidly high quote

this was in the sun newspaper the other day and we moan about cost of our insurance imagine how this guy felt!!!!!!
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Its clear that they didn't want his custom, hence the price. Remember my dad saying years ago, if he didn't have time to do a job, he would quote stupidly high prices, rather than turn people away...if they said yes, he would make time to do it.

Not sure why they point out its a 600 Corsa, you can do the same amount of damage in a 600 car as a 600,000 car.
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in the write up in the paper it was saying the cheapest quote he got was just over 7k i know as i do the same with car repairs i dont want to do but i still think its a bit over the top.....deposit was 16.5 k plus 10 monthly payments of about 5.5k but i have always found meerkats to be expensive i prefer to be confused
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Re: stupidly high quote

This is nothing new and an old practice - really can't see why it made the National papers, slow news day I take it...
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what sort of idiot buys a car without checking if he can afford insurance before hand?

This kid should just stump up the 72k and try and build up so no claims and shut his whining. I had to pay 650 at 23 to insure my first car.
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what sort of idiot buys a car without checking if he can afford insurance before hand?

This kid should just stump up the 72k and try and build up so no claims and shut his whining. I had to pay 650 at 23 to insure my first car.
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I remember i had a quote of 64k for a Ferrari F40... These type of quote are nothing new. As Stu said it must have been a slow day..
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what sort of idiot buys a car without checking if he can afford insurance before hand?

This kid should just stump up the 72k and try and build up so no claims and shut his whining. I had to pay 650 at 23 to insure my first car.

4.5k for my first years insurance, however thats on a 58 plate bravo ....was either that or 4k for a T reg fiesta.....getting quotes of 1800 for renewal though
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My highest quote was 99,999.98 on confused.com
Needless to say i went elsewhere
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now nearly 20 still paying more than 1.5K cheapest
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he would be better off getting a 24/7 personal chaufeur and a PA as well lol
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