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protect value of collector car

How to Protect the Value of Your Collector Car?

Unlike other vehicles, which depreciate in value quickly, collector cars are an investment. The longer your car has been out of production, the rarer it will likely be, and it could be more valuable. Any smart investor knows the importance of value maintenance. So how do you maintain or raise the value of your classic car? Below are a few …

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What Happens When You File an Auto Insurance Claim?

If you’ve never filed an auto insurance claim, the first time can be daunting. Not only is it helpful, and calming to understand the process prior to an emergency situation — the more informed a driver is about insurance, the less they’re likely to pay. It’s not just new drivers or drivers with great records who are easily confused and …

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[Video] Detroit Autorama 2020 1964 Corvette Stingray

Celebrating the life of Samual “Hollywood Sam” Gurley. Hollywood Sam had a passion for classic cars and trucks. Years later, his passion to share his love within his community inspired Ken to pursue restoring a 1964 Corvette Stingray. At the 2020 Detroit Autorama, some of the best interviews we came across were not at the front of the show room, …

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Most Common Mistakes People Make When Purchasing Classic Auto Insurance

As any classic car enthusiast knows, a collectible car is an investment and as such should be protected with the right amount of insurance. Traditional car insurance just doesn’t cut the mustard when it comes to safeguarding a prized classic car. There’s no one standard definition of a classic car. In general, the car is 25-30 years old or older …

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[Video] Detroit Autorama 2020: Beautiful 1967 Chevy C10 Stepside

At Classic Auto Insurance, we have a soft spot for the Chevy C10 Truck and we knew there must be a great story behind this 1967 Chevy C10 at this year’s 2020 Detroit Autorama. The proud owner, Susan, was happy to tell her story and how she came up with the name of the beautiful paint job, Rio Blue.  This …

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The Difference Between Standard and Specialty Classic Auto Insurance

Call Classic Auto at (888) 901-1338 or get an instant quote online, and see how we can help safeguard your dream car. Most classic car owners are unaware of the monetary and coverage benefits they can obtain by choosing a specialty classic auto insurance plan over a standard plan. Even though the monetary value of a classic vehicle (any vehicle …

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[Video] World of Wheels 2020: 1976 Ford Bronco

Restored Ford Broncos are a hot market right now. We ran into a beautiful 1976 Bronco at this year’s World of Wheels Car Show. Kenneth Denney of Hot Rod Specialties was kind enough to talk us through the build process and highlight some of the remarkable details of this Bronco. If you have a chance, check out Hot Rod Specialties. …

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Avoiding Common Misconceptions About “Pre-Loss Condition” and “Original Condition” on Your Auto Policy

We want to help our readers better understand their auto policies so that they know what they’re getting when they sign up. We recently spent some time with a battalion of auto insurance claims adjusters (each with thousands of hours of experience working with clients, agents, repair shops and dealerships) in order to pick their brains about the most common …

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[Video] World of Wheels 2020: 1941 Willys Pro Street Rod – Part 2

Quint of Quints Kustom Kolors, the owner and builder of the 1941 Willys, has several stories to tell. So many stories that we needed to create two videos. Take a look at Part 1 The World of Wheels Car Show was held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in February. The top show cars were on display when you walked in …