Please visit the Club's website to join, or visit to DONATE towards the cost of running the forum.
Please don't post someone's email address. Some people don't want to risk it being harvested by spambots and GDPR regulations discourage it.
Always look at "ACTIVE TOPICS" which gives all posts in date & time order if you can't find a post as topics are sometimes moved; or look at "Your Posts".
Reg. nrs. Please add reg. nr. when posting a photo or anything about a car as this will help searches. Don't add punctuation next to nr. as this negates search.
If you have CHANGED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS since registering for this forum, click your username and check your address in User Control Panel, Profile, Account Settings.
Remember your MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL on 1st June 2021

Insurance Valuations

Technical issues not related to a DLOC car marque, eg tyres, ethanol, other car makes, etc. and legal, political and insurance
Extremely Wise Man
Extremely Wise Man
Posts: 1199
Joined: Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:22 am

Re: Insurance Valuations

Post by JT7196 »

Why am I unable to post a picture on here, when I try, I get a message saying that it’s too large ?. 😕😕

Cheers Al

Classic Wise Man
Classic Wise Man
Posts: 949
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:55 am
Location: Ridgewood - East Sussex

Re: Insurance Valuations

Post by classiclife »

Hello Al,

Probably because your photos are too big, although not always obvious at the time.

Try this piece of software - I use it all the time where a photo reduction is required. If you go for "very small size file" on the Quality drop down box you will be able to post. I use a separate folder to contain my reduced photo images.

With regard to the AIV, I think a lot of people get confused with this term and value of vehicle:

AIV= the amount the insurance company agree up too in relation to full rebuild cost of the car and also the amount to be paid out if the car is a complete write-off.

Car value= is purely the accepted market value of the car by the insurance company and NOT that of the owner !!

As you can see, AIV has absolutely nothing to do with the perceived value of a car which is subjective at the best of times. Therefore the AIV should / must be greater than the car's value.


1968 Daimler V8-250 Saloon
DLOC East Sussex Branch Secretary
DLOC 2.5L V8 & V8-250 Registrar

Southern Classics Society Events Co-ordinator.

Post Reply