club.ft

Introduction

Traditionally, car clubs have always been a bit rubbish with what you get for your money. A tax disc holder, a sticker that will never come of anything you stick it too, and a quarterly club magazine which is at best 10 pages and out of date by the time you get it.

In this day and age the car club needs to provide for the 21st century petrolhead. The community and sense of belonging there always has been, plus a kick ass array of member features on the website rather than stuff you don't really want (or need).

Introducing club.ft

It's the intention that club.ft will offer all the traditional benefits of a car club along with some exiting new ones. It's early days but there's plenty in the works and what's on offer now is just the beginning. I hope it renews interest in the site and continues it's growth.

See below for how to join!

AdrianFRST, fiestaturbo.com owner, August 2007

Membership Plans

There are three membership plans, each level up offers more features. Please read the terms & conditions before subscribing.

Click an option to join at that level. You can upgrade or downgrade at any time.

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Bronze, Silver, Gold - What's the difference?

Other plans The best plan
Comparison of membership plans Bronze £9.99/year 99p/month Silver £14.99/year £1.39/month Gold £19.99/year £1.99/month
fiestaturbo.net email address with webmail - - Yes
Access to member-only forums Yes Yes Yes
Ability to enter competitions Yes Yes Yes
Add your car(s) to the garage Yes Yes Yes
Maximum cars that can be added to garage 1 2 Unlimited
Maximum images that can be uploaded and stored 5 25 Unlimited
Link images hosted elsewhere to your garage - Yes Yes
Add dyno results and printouts - Yes Yes
Add 1/4 mile times and printouts - - Yes
Add trackday lap times - - Yes
Modification blog - your mod progress all in one place - - Yes
No adverts - no banners or text ads anywhere on the page Yes Yes Yes

Payment and Billing

What does my subscription cost go towards?
Mostly hosting fees. The site is hosted on a dedicated server with monthly costs in excess of several hundred pounds. A portion of this is funded via advertising, but it does not cover this amount completely. Any funds over and above this will be used to improve the site, provide additional features and repay a backlog of hosting charges from prior to the site generating any revenue (through subscription or advertising).
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Can I upgrade or downgrade my membership?
Absolutely. As a monthly subscription you can upgrade or downgrade your plan and the change will take effect the following month. Your garage data will remain, however if you downgrade you will no longer be able to access features which were only available as part of your original, higher level plan.
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I don't have PayPal, or I am unable to use it. How else can I pay?
If payment with PayPal is not possible, alternative methods may be arranged, such as cheque or postal orders In this case payment must be made annually. Please contact the site owner, AdrianFRST through the forums to arrange this.
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I'm not happy with the service, can I get my money back?
You certainly can. Simply contact the site admin who will arrange for this. You will however loose any benefits membership provides and any content in your garage.
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Is it better to subscribe monthly or yearly?
That depends on your financial situation, attention span and how dedicated you are to the scene! :) Monthly is ideal if you don't like surprise charges that crop up annually and prefer the month-by-month direct debit style approach. Yearly is good if you've just flogged some old junk on eBay and have cash burning a hole in your PayPal account, or perhaps have just won a bet. It's cheaper to subscribe yearly, for no other reason than that's always the case!
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If I get banned do I get my money back?
No, sorry. Consider it a fine for bad behavior!
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I'm going away for a while and won't be using the site. Can I take a payment holiday?
At the moment there is no mechanism in place for doing this. Canceling your subscription and re-subscribing on your return would work but you would lose the contents of your garage.
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Other

How long does it take from when I pay to being able to access the extra features?
Currently the system to automatically enable these is still in development so there may be a short delay. We aim to make this as minimal as possible though.
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How does the email address work?
You can either access it through the provided webmail system, a mail application like Outlook or Apple Mail or set it to forward to an existing email address.
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What's in the member only forums?
Go and have a look. You can read what's going on but you won't be able to participate until you join the club.
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