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    Question Who Insures Atoms? (Basic Insurance Information Thread)

    Hey Atom Owners! I'm looking at joining the club of Atom owners and I'm trying to get all of the details straight before I decide to pull the trigger.

    Who are the best insurance companies to talk with about insuring an Atom, and what do I need to know about it?

    I'm considering driving the Atom P/T (probably 6,000 miles or more?) both on the street and the track. In Iowa.

    Thanks in advance for your feedback! I'm just curious who you work with (company), any contacts (agent?), what you pay and what coverages you have.

    Again, thanks for your feedback!

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    old thread on the Topic Rally insurance is still a good way to go

    http://arielatomchat.com/forums/thread751.html
    the high profile toy thrower

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    Quote Originally Posted by bolus View Post
    old thread on the Topic Rally insurance is still a good way to go

    http://arielatomchat.com/forums/thread751.html
    Thanks for that, Bolus!

    I didn't see that in my original search. Which is crazy.

    Are there any good EDU threads at getting cars registered for street legal use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shortbusspecv View Post
    Thanks for that, Bolus!

    I didn't see that in my original search. Which is crazy.

    Are there any good EDU threads at getting cars registered for street legal use?
    not only is every state different, but every DMV office within the state will need/require different things.. the system is very disconnected.



    for this reason and many more (including the fact that the vehicle is honestly not street legal)... is why their is not an end all be all way to register the vehicle...

    again this is why when looking for a vehicle. (AA3). you "can" build one for like 60-65k.. but the vehicles on the market are 70-80k... you might ask yourself why now... i did the same thing and even made a thread about it... but looking back at all the work that has to be done... I would have gladly paid an extra 10k for a vehicle already titled and ready to go... i currently dont work and have everyday all day free and it still took me 3 months to get everything situated.. and still dont know how i was lucky enough to get my car registered....

    the kit car registration is for kit cars (atom is not a kit car)
    the street car registration is for street cars (atom is not a street car)

    this is why when you buy the vehicle the factory has in their contract over and over "the car is not for public roads.... not liable, not going to help you, not going to take the blame".. etc.


    my suggestion, hunt for a fellow iowa owner and become his best friend..

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    Quote Originally Posted by rijowysock View Post
    not only is every state different, but every DMV office within the state will need/require different things.. the system is very disconnected.



    for this reason and many more (including the fact that the vehicle is honestly not street legal)... is why their is not an end all be all way to register the vehicle...

    again this is why when looking for a vehicle. (AA3). you "can" build one for like 60-65k.. but the vehicles on the market are 70-80k... you might ask yourself why now... i did the same thing and even made a thread about it... but looking back at all the work that has to be done... I would have gladly paid an extra 10k for a vehicle already titled and ready to go... i currently dont work and have everyday all day free and it still took me 3 months to get everything situated.. and still dont know how i was lucky enough to get my car registered....

    the kit car registration is for kit cars (atom is not a kit car)
    the street car registration is for street cars (atom is not a street car)

    this is why when you buy the vehicle the factory has in their contract over and over "the car is not for public roads.... not liable, not going to help you, not going to take the blame".. etc.


    my suggestion, hunt for a fellow iowa owner and become his best friend..
    Thank you for this suggestion. I've posted to find an Iowa friend

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