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Any peeps know if the insurance bandits are now giving a discount in premium with the Ghost fitted yet.
I remember reading some time ago that it didn’t reduce premiums even though it looks like a fantastic bit of bit to me 🤷🏼‍♂️
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Not sure that they do and don't know why not
You only have to look around this forum to seen how many cars have been stolen and it prevents that
(Naysayers will bang on now about it being picked up on a trailer ( it will still be useless to the scum when they unload it at the other end)
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I’m relatively certain that a thatcham approved alarm/immobilized car can be flat bedded away too!!
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I also declare I have a tracking device for the purposes of insurance, however, I am well aware of its limitations.
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Make sure you've properly read the terms to work out what your insurers consider a tracker - had that rigmarole with the Defender's renewal. If you've declared a tracker and the car goes walkies, the very first thing they'll do is ask for the tracker's access info. If they find out it doesn't meet their specific definition, the very second thing they'll do is bin your claim, cancel your policy and leave you with no car and and a claim refusal and policy cancellation on your record for the rest of your driving career.
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I have gap insurance for the first 4 years. Its a bit sad, but if someone nicks my car I'm better off cause I get all my money back. Tracker not needed.
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Just a quick ok about the 4g inbuilt sim.. Had my 530e and Mini Cooper S stolen a few weeks ago... thieves just ripped the connected drive module out of the car before driving off... leaving the bmw system useless.

Bmw/Mini also couldn’t trace either cars. A hidden tracker or Ghost is much better than relying on the cars inbuilt as they are all easily disabled.

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Ghost is well hidden in my car
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The Autowatch Ghost may well invalidate any warranty relating to electrical components though as it isn't BMW approved.

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