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Old 03-29-2007, 01:06 AM   #31
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I believe my State Farm car policy covers liability for any new vehicle I buy
for... I think it's two weeks so I can get the thing home.
They wrote liability on my "Wanderlodge" quite reasonably.
Age and driving record definitely play in.
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Old 03-29-2007, 12:41 PM   #32
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x2, Elliot. State Farm covers me for a short period for getting new vehicles home as well.
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Old 03-29-2007, 03:35 PM   #33
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I thought about that, and I'm pretty sure I asked (it was a while ago), and was told
that I was covered so long as the vehicle was intended for my personal private
use. But yes, one should absolutely get a fresh opinion. Maybe ask the agent
to show you the relevant section in the policy.
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Old 04-01-2007, 12:49 AM   #34
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Insurance in California

Hi... I just joined the group and want to thank all of you for the helpful posts regarding places to find insurance. I purchased a Blue Bird GSA bus in Texas that I will be driving out to California soon. I wanted to make sure I had liability inusrance to avoid any problems with the law and if something even worse should happen... I contacted GMAC and explained to them that the bus was in the "process" of being converted and that the seats had been removed and I would be the only occupant. They agreed that they could issue Liability only but no comprehensive or collision (since it was not fully converted and it would be hard to place a value). So, I have $100K/$300K Liability and it cost $222/ 6 months. GMAC was very friendly and took about 10 minutes over the phone...paid by Visa and had Proof of Insurance cards in my E:Mail 30 minutes later.... It was easy! (Progressive denied me and so did several other big named companies because it was not a true RV or motorhome).
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:31 PM   #35
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My home and cars are through Allstate. I could not add the bus to my regular auto policy, but have a seperate one, liability only, for $125/6 months. It is registered as a Bus still because I haven't had the time to arrange an inspection to have it reclassified by DMV as an RV, but my Allstate policy is as a RV/Motorhome. It was a painless 10 minute call with my agent. I guess I'm in "Good Hands" with Allstate.
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Old 04-10-2007, 07:05 PM   #36
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Glad to hear it.

After stumbling around on this Earth for 55 years (so far ), I have found a couple
of things that are true.

One is that my track record as a good citizen, dependable worker and decent human
being matters a lot. That's the "We know him; he's all right" factor.

An other is that how I present myself and my case to a stranger, often matters more
than the dry technicalities of the case. That's the old "first impression" factor.

Many of us enjoy living the life of a rugged individualist, and some of us favor black
leather jackets for reasons of our own. All good and well. But I try to keep the
big picture in mind.

I don't really have time for the Lions Club. But I make time for it, a couple of days worth
each month, because it seems like a "right thing to do". And guess what... my Lions Club is
chock full of insurance agents and city planning commissioners. Who now know me.

Class dismissed.
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Old 07-23-2007, 02:38 PM   #37
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Re: Insurance. I called GMAC yesterday.

Seems high, but who knows. Try calling again (different agent on the line) or try State Farm. What is your current permanent address? My coverage in Minnesota is CHEAP through State Farm.
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Old 08-27-2008, 10:09 PM   #38
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Re: Insurance. I called GMAC yesterday.

Liberty Mutual turned me down flat when I asked them to cover my conversion bus to motorhome even though I titled it as a motorhome! Progressive was called next and they hemed and hawed, then hiccupped but finally wrote me a liability policy. But somehow they had to do it as a comercial policy. I did not care as long as it did not cost any more than $250.00. I think a lot of it is in who you talk to. Some of the agents on the phone freak out when you start talking conversions. Progressive will get r done
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Old 09-27-2008, 12:27 AM   #39
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Re: Insurance. I called GMAC yesterday.

Local state farm agent just quoted me $56 for a year of basic on my bus. I do have 2 cars a home owners a motorcycle and life insurance with him tho. Maybe that matters.
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Re: Insurance. I called GMAC yesterday.

$56 a year? Mind if I give them a call??
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