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[:(!] Received my renewal quote from Eagle Star this morning and they want £930 for the year. I only Paid £600 last year and have not made any claims since then. What the [}:)] is goign on. I though insurance was meant to get lower with age. I'm driving a diesel for goodness sake ok so its a 150 but its no Ferrari! Needless to say I will be making some phone calls tomorrow one of which will be to Eagle Star to give them chance to explain. Anyone got any ideas for good companies I could try.
 

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I thought Greenlight were only really worth it if you've got modifications?

Axa Direct were by far the cheapest (I was 23 with 3 yrs no claims when I got my 1.8T)
 

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Rang Eagle Star today and gave them hell! They recalculated my premium and it comes back at 640 which is a lot better. They claim (no pun) that they were listing my car as an import. How many times do you have to tell them! Rung a couple of other companies and no one can come close so may have to stick with them, again.
 

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Probaly due to the regrading of the dieseels insurance groups. The TDI130 is now in the same group as the TDI150 [:(]
While I was on the phone they said that they class the TDI 130 as group 10 [^]and the TDI 150 as group 15[:O].
 

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Just had a pleasant suprise, renewal isnt due until December, but im already hunting around. I tried Admiral, the same company who gave me a quote of over £1300 for a stock 1.6 just over a year ago:

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Golf 1.6 '98

As a standard car the quote is £708... only a dribble more than what i pay now. With all mods declared, including planned ones (alloy wheels, body coloured bumpers, rear spoiler, lowered suspension, interior mods, and exterior decorative mods), the quote is a not too bad £890. I only have my wheels declared at present, but i dont think that quote is actually that bad... [:)]
 

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Ive just got qoute from esure and they beat my renewal(Tesco) by £96 and that was with declaring alloys and hatch spoiler.
 

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You say you're thinking about getting whatever done and ask them how much it would affect the premium as this will affect whether you do it or not.
 

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I wonder if they then make a note on your file that you requested a price for a list of particular mods, then in event of a claim they check this list against you car just in case you fitted the mods but didn't declare due to excessive rise in premium?

If this is the case then it could be a fine way of shooting yourself in the foot, or am I being cynical??
 

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they are very cunning.if i won the lottery i would start my own little mod friendly company especially for mkivs. there would be a flat rate and only a fiver a mod just for the admin fees.
 

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Chris be carefull with admiral as they will not cover you on a like for like basis if anything gets nicked you will get what the car originally came with not your Audi ones, ask them.

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Just had a pleasant suprise, renewal isnt due until December, but im already hunting around. I tried Admiral, the same company who gave me a quote of over £1300 for a stock 1.6 just over a year ago:

22yr old

3yrs NCB

Golf 1.6 '98

As a standard car the quote is £708... only a dribble more than what i pay now. With all mods declared, including planned ones (alloy wheels, body coloured bumpers, rear spoiler, lowered suspension, interior mods, and exterior decorative mods), the quote is a not too bad £890. I only have my wheels declared at present, but i dont think that quote is actually that bad... [:)]
 

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19yrs old when i got my 1.8T and paid less than that quote with elephant [:D] however they are not to no on the mods [B)] so bumped mine up quite abit [:(!]
 
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