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Wasnt really sure where to put this so i thought id try here. I am currently 15 and starting my ford pop project which is to drive when im 17. i have heard that you can get classic car insurance if you have pictures proving you have built the vehicke and the engine is less than 1.6? not sure though so i was just wondering if anyone had any up to date info on what the limit on engine size is and stuff before i start building. many thanks and anything appreciated. PLEASE HELP ANY INFO WELCOMED!
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Ring "adrian flux car insurance" specialists in classic and hotrods,they will give you some good info :tup:
 

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Hi Ben,

I don't mean to be the voice of doom but there have been a few youngsters 17/18/19 trying to get insurance on classic and Rod type stuff lately and have all drawn a blank, or had last time i checked. I tried ringing around a few companies only last week to see if i could find anyone that was willing to cover under the age of 21 and i drew a complete blank.

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Russ.
 

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Hi Ben,

I don't mean to be the voice of doom but there have been a few youngsters 17/18/19 trying to get insurance on classic and Rod type stuff lately and have all drawn a blank, or had last time i checked. I tried ringing around a few companies only last week to see if i could find anyone that was willing to cover under the age of 21 and i drew a complete blank.

Cheers.

Russ.
Unfortunately this is very much the case i'm afraid. I also started my pop at just gone 15, with the same intentions. I'm 20 and still haven't been insured on it, won't be able to until i'm 21 unfortunately.
Don't let that put you off though, think of it as an opportunity to take your time, and do things right the 1st time. And if you manage to take it for a spin at shakey or the pod, even half finished, it makes the wait a bit less frustrating believe me!

Tom
 

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thanks for all the help lads thats a bit of a bummer! will ring adrian flux after school today and see what they have to say and then think...
 

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could you have a parent or relative insure it with you as a named driver? is this possible these days?
 

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Hi,

I'm 20 and half way through my ford pop build, the way i've found of getting insured is through classic line insurance with a NSRA membership, i talked to them at the billing show last year and the guy said it would be £360 for the year but I have to be 21 they won't insure anyone younger. My pop has got a supercharged 3.9 Rover in it which the bloke said would be fine, I don't think they allow chevy or ford V8 when ur younger tho.

Trouble with building any classic a different engine or any mods in is that ALL insurance companys will class it as a custom car so they won't touch you until you're 21. Thats what i found.

You could always move to america they'd insure you over there :incheek:
 

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hi thanks again for the information its all helping. scott i looked at this option with nsra but as you said you still have to be 21 so im not to sure what to do at the moment i am going to have to ring companies up and see people at shows to workout what root to take. thanks for all the help guys!
 

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Unfortunatly you mention anything other than standard insurance will be a problem as for the Morris minor as long as you keep it standard you shouldn't have a problem
 

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Hot Rod Widow, my son had a Morris Minor when he was 18, insured on a regular policy. They charged him extra because it had aftermarket seats fitted! It was otherwise totally standard
 

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if you keep it ruffly standard on a minor there's not alot of problem, however i will say im in the mmoc young members register and a few people on there have 1275 in and the insurance not being alot different (i think!). also footman james do a mmoc member discount and a young members policy, although i cant comment on this as im with Lancaster

hope this was some help!!
 
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