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Determining Collectible Car Values


When selling or buying classic or specialty cars, it's very important to evaluate collectible car values. Determining the right price would prevent you from selling an under-priced antique car or buying an overpriced specialty vehicle. Knowing collectible car values also helps in determining quotations for classic car insurance.

Collectible car values and a quotation for car insurance may depend on the condition of the car and the modifications that have been done on the vehicle. Inspect the vehicle's body, hood, trunk and doors. When inspecting the body, pay particular attention to the taillights and headlights. Stand at an angle that will allow you to check for dents, bulges or other sign of improper body repair. Gaps between the door and body, trunk and body and hood and body should all be uniformed. Determining collectible car values doesn't end with looking at the exteriors of the car. Floor coverings, the dashboard panel and upholstery should be checked carefully. Don't forget to check the engine. If the car has engine problems, you might not be able to sell it at a higher price or get a fair quotation for classic car insurance.

Deciding on collectible car values are not very hard to do if you know the proper way of appraising a car. Aside from a car's beauty, keep in mind that a classic car must also be in good running condition. Oh, and don't forget to get classic car insurance for your car. Get a classic car insurance quote today.

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is Vice President of Classic Automobile Insurance Agency, Inc. Classic Automobile Insurance Agency has been protecting collector, classic and exotics since 1992.

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