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If you can't find an insurance attorney, the dispute at issue i.e. whether you are entitled not only to the cost of fixing y our classic automobile but the diminuition in its value since its no longer original, is one that most commercial litigators can handle.
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It may be difficult to locate an attorney willing to handle only a property damage claim. I suggest that you get a couple of independent estimates of your car value and provide that to the insurance carrier as proof of the reasonable value. If you can't agree, your option is to file a court action against the party damaged your vehicle. Depending upon the amount of the loss, you may be in Small Claims Court or the regular court.
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See the attached link on Insurance disputes. There's also a link about the value of claims. Your issue likely involves a personal property claim. Do not delay in contacting counsel for assistance with these things.