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Re: Coupe GT R.I.P.
geo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You are kiddin' right Huw? You have collision on an 82 or 85? Total
> waste of money. Virtually doubles your insurance. What is the car
> worth with a new paint job? You decide to drive off into the woods or
> smack someone when you are not paying attention, c'est la vie. Get
> another ride. They are not going to pay you for the powder coated
I didn't have collision on my '86. Saved some money. Don't know
I paid half. Car was worth about $2000 or less, if I had to
guess (I could be way off). (don't know, since insurance never
to bother to make an offer, of course)
I smacked someone when I wasn't paying attention (or, rather,
myself to get smacked). Lost my ride.
I wish I would have had collision coverage. It would have made
aftermatch easier to deal with.
I would only recommend against collision coverage for a lower
car, if you actually are going to have money put away for that
ride you're going to have to get. Or, at least a downpayment.