There is no charge to display or sell your car if it is less than £20k. All other cars must pay a 'facilitators fee' but only if the car is sold to someone introduced though our website. Buyers of these cars will have the advantage that they will be entitled to a free 3 month warranty.

Buyers are entitled to a warranty on cars with a band price of £20k or more...


(E&O) accepted.

We do not provide a warranty ourselves, but because we are in the automotive trade we are able to offer an excellent 3 month warranty through a specialist company. To claim your warranty please click here. Please note that any claims or disputes must be taken up directly with the warranty provider.

These are the warranties that we offer:


G250 Policy

Cars between £20,000 and £49,999

Covered up to £2,500

G500 Policy

Cars between £50,000 and £99,999

Covered up to £5,000

G1000 Policy

Cars between £100,000 and £199,999

Covered up to £10,000

G1500 Policy

Cars between £200,000 and £299,999

Covered up to £15,000

G2000 Policy

Cars over £300,000

Covered up to £20,000

 

and this is what is covered...

 

ENGINE
  • Big end bearings
  • Camshaft follower
  • Connecting rods
  • Crankshaft
  • Cylinder bores
  • Cylinder head
  • Cylinder head gasket (excluding oil leak)
  • Cylinder head skim
  • Distributor drive
  • Engine casings (if damaged by an internal component)
  • Main bearings
  • Oil pump
GEARBOX
  • Actuators
  • Baulk rings
  • Bearings
  • Brake bands
  • Driver plate
  • Factory fitted overdrive units
  • Gears
  • Gear selector forks
  • Governors
  • Modulator valve
DRIVETRAIN
  • Bearings
  • Bevel gears
  • Casings (if damaged by an internal component)
  • Constant velocity joints (excluding rubber gaitors)
  • Crown wheel
  • Driveshafts
  • Front wheel bearings
  • Halfshafts
  • Hubs
  • Pinion gear
  • Planet gears
  • Planet carriers
  • Propshaft
  • Rear wheel bearings
  • Support bearings
  • Universal joints
  • Wheel alignments

.

STEERING
  • Hydraulic PAS
  • Steering pump
  • PAS steering motor
  • Power assisted
  • Steering ram
  • Reservoir
  • Rack and pinion assembly (excluding rubber gaitors)
  • Steering box
  • Steering column
  • Steering idler box
BREAKING SYSTEM
  • ABS pump
  • Brake limiter valve
  • Electric handbrake mechanism
  • Seized brake calipers**
  • Servo brake pumps
  • Wheel cylinders
DIAGNOSIS & SUNDRIES
  • Sundries such as oils, gaskets and filters (as part of an authorised repair)**
  • Up to 1 hour of diagnosis Software reprogramming**

.

THE SMALL PRINT

Evidence of gearbox oil changes and timing belt/chain maintenance and replacement may be required.

* Subject to a contribution of 50% of the claim

**Up to £100 Any claim for mechanical component failure may need to be supported by a detailed service history.

 

WHAT'S NOT COVERED


WE WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO COVER EVERYTHING ON YOUR VEHICLE. UNFORTUNATELY CERTAIN PARTS, SUCH AS SERVICING ITEMS OR THOSE EXPOSED TO HIGH WEAR AND TEAR, ARE NOT COVERED BY OUR WARRANTY. THESE ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Aerials, air-bag material and mechanism, all light units, bulbs, and bulb holders, all service components and items that require periodic replacement, all wiring, wiring looms and harnesses, any non-mechanical or non-electrical items, amplifiers and speakers, bodywork, chassis, glass and plastics, bolts, fixings, brackets, rods, hoses and pipes, brake linkage, frictional materials, brake pads, drums and discs, burnt valves, car telephone systems, external damage of any kind, coolant hoses and pipes, engine and gearbox mountings, exhaust components (except 'CAT'), exterior trim/interior trim, external gearbox linkage, front and rear windscreen heater elements, front and rear wiper linkage, fuel tanks/lines, incorrect fuelling, gaskets, oil seals, oil leaks, keys and remote fob, alarms, immobilisers, light units or bulbs of any kind, manual hand break and mechanism (all components), mirror glass, mirror units if impact has caused damage to the motor unit, old supply and feed pipes, perished pulley dampers, power hood and sunroofs (except motors), road wheels and tyres, rusted components, seat belt webbing, buckles and fixings, towing equipment, damage caused by water ingress and all other components not listed in the 'what we cover' section.

For a comprehensive view of what is, and what is not covered by this warranty, please click here to visit the warranty provider's website.

About Us

This website is all about taking a very different and much more profitable approach to buying and selling classic cars. It came about due the the frustrations experienced when I was looking to buy my E-type Jaguar. Read more in our About Us

Contact Classic Car Owners Ltd. Registered Office Address: The Estate Office, Lewes Road, Ringmer, Lewes BN8 5QE Registration Number: 10655215 - Incorporated in England

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