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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

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40 degrees you'd be sliding backwards with all the wheels spinning.

Its not that much.

The steepest part is only few hundred metres long and only 1 in 6 (or about 16%) so more like 9 degrees.
Most of it is less than 10% grade which is about a 6 degree angle.

i know it feels steeper than that from the drivers seat, or on a bicycle (that would suck) but its really only max out at 9 degrees.

I've ridden a bike down it, never up.
http://veloviewer.com/segment/2491159/Mt+Ousley+Descent

The steepest street on the planet (officially measured) is in Dunedin and its a 19 degree angle (35% grade).

Need to revisit geometry. If its not 40 degree, then it should be 40% grade. The urban hill in my previous post is 5% grade, not 5 degree

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Has anyone used Cole Comprehensive car insurance for your JGC, and claim experience?

Ive been a patron with NRMA since dinosaur era. Saw on TV about how much Cole Insurance can save, so i gave it go online using exact same data as I have with NRMA. Guess what, the online quote is $500+ cheaper than what I paid to NRMA.

The insurance company behind Cole and NRMA is the same, yet so much difference in premium. Whats the catch?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

There is an Insurance Thread, please use that.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

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Has anyone used Cole Comprehensive car insurance for your JGC, and claim experience?

Ive been a patron with NRMA since dinosaur era. Saw on TV about how much Cole Insurance can save, so i gave it go online using exact same data as I have with NRMA. Guess what, the online quote is $500+ cheaper than what I paid to NRMA.

The insurance company behind Cole and NRMA is the same, yet so much difference in premium. Whats the catch?
Are you meaning Coles Insurance? Is that westfarmers?
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Old 01-30-2015, 04:55 AM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thats who I have mine with wesfarmers are the underwriter so a very well known company, I were with the racv rogues for 10+yrs,
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Are you meaning Coles Insurance? Is that westfarmers?

Not westfarmer. On small fine print, its backed by IAG, the one behind nrma insurance.
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Yes Wesfarmers.


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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Wesfarmers owns Coles so it would in their somewhere. Some of the big insurance companies have a lot of smaller companies linked to them.


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2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I think pretty much all insurers are either suncorp or IAG owned. All the various brands are just marketing to customer segments.


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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had heard that as well just couldn't remember who owned who.


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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

So you can insure your Jeep with Coles Insurance but when you break it down you're really insuring your FIAT with IAG.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes - all the little insurance mobs are just marketing fronts. I think I've posted before but when my SIL house was badly damaged in the Blue Mountains fires 18 months ago, despite being insured with Shannon's, they just got struck in the Suncorp hole of corporate BS.


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