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    power upgrade & insurance

    thinking about getting bluefin

    admiral have quoted me Ł25 for a 10% power upgrade .

    just wondered if a 10% power upgrade is sufficient to declare as i know bluefin is about 20-25 % depending on the original bhp.

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    Well that would be a no then!
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    maybe i should tell them the truth

    but what is the truth since i dont know what the car is producing as standard ?

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    Ł182 for 25% power increase

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    Ł25 for my bluefin with greenliht insurance, and a more sensible excess.

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    Anyone with privilege? The cost of the insurance could chage my mind about buying one.
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    Yup I'm with Privilege called them on Saturday for a price for mine. £133.50 + £11.55 admin charge. I have 9 months left to run on my cover with them. I'm thinking of going with Superchips as the Sheffield dealer is now across the road from where I park.

    Does anyone know if they will remove and add it back on again FOC for services etc?

    Also does the 10% discount apply ?
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    I am with privelige and I paid an extra Ł130 for 12 months with for a 30% increase. Unlike many insurers which will cover modified cars privelige actually will replace the uprated parts on your car if its knicked or damaged etc etc.

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    Power/Insurance

    Whatever the %age increase in bhp, then additional premium is same
    %age of existing premium. This is from direct line.
    Not too bad I suppose.You've got to tell the truth mate.

    Anybody runs my kid over in what I suspect is a chipped car then I'm going to insist in having the car checked and have the bugger criminalised. We've all got to be aware of this and it can happen to us all at the end of the day. It's not a major increase in monthly premium really.

    Go for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d3fy
    Yup I'm with Privilege called them on Saturday for a price for mine. Ł133.50 + Ł11.55 admin charge. I have 9 months left to run on my cover with them. I'm thinking of going with Superchips as the Sheffield dealer is now across the road from where I park.

    Does anyone know if they will remove and add it back on again FOC for services etc?

    Also does the 10% discount apply ?

    With BLuefin you do it all yourself, you plug it into the OBD port and upload/remove the map when ever you want.

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    Thanks Steve I know, but they only do Bluefin for Derv. So I will need to visit a dealer
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    sorry didn't check the small print I think they are working on the 2.0T though

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    Might be a go'er after all then. Good old privilege, this is the 2nd year they've beaten my renal quote and with options like the above I think I'll be sticking with um for a few more years to come.
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    Bit off topic... I'm just about to get a new insurance policy, cheapest by a mile was Elephant.co.uk. Anyone had any experience of this company good or bad?

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    Im with elephant - seem really good been insured for just over a year, cheapest by a mile on my focus rs i had.

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    Read the small print in the T&Cs, I seem to remember something dodgy about them.....
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