insurance help please

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  1. Hudders1

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    hi im trying to get an insurance quite for this http://bit.ly/1gk3qFU but struggling as the guy who is selling it only knows its been converted professionally but doesn't know who buy. any brokers on here or advice please thanks

    mark
     
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    I insured my self build with the Camping and Caravanning Club. Be aware that some insurance company's will need to to see Gas and Electrical Certificates if they don't recognize the converter.

    Mike
     
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    try comfort insurance.comfort-insurance.co.uk
     
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    If it was done professionally, there would be a makers plate on the vehicle with new weights etc, build number and so on - even custom builds.

    If not, then it is a self build and will be treated as such by the insurers and everyone else you bump into.:thumb:
     
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    plus there really isnt a test for private m,homes . gas/safe dont cover them .
     
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    while the conversion is to a high standard i dont think its proffesional in the sense of a recognised converter.

    more like a very capable tradesman, probably a joiner/cabinet maker.
     
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    Try Frank Pickles..
     
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    its great to see what can be achieved with an ex royal mail / parcel farce delivery van. certainly looks like a quality diy conversion not a recognised converter. many insurers will ask for photos or a mechanical report for the conversion and others just wont insure homebrews
     
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    Don't make much difference to insurance either pro built or DIY they either insure self builds or don't :BigGrin: I know a few pro converters that are not on insurers databases so they have to get selfbuild type insurance. Both Caravan club and C &CC wil insure them cheaply :thumb:
    Try all the ones named on here and ask if they will Mirror your car no claims bonus :thumb: it's also a good idea to get agreed value insurance :thumb: that way if the worst happens you know how much they have to pay out rather than arguing with insurers as to the value of your van which will be a lot less than you think.They have nothing to compare self builds to so will offer silly low price unless you have agreed the value :Wink:
    Terry
     
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