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 Posted: Sat Oct 13th, 2018 11:02 am
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As Paul has advised, there is no problem in collecting second hand kit to equip your site, provided it is still current on the DVSA list of acceptable equipment.

I would recommend an OPTL hoist with shaker plates if you can find one.

Here is a link to the current list

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mot-centre-approved-testing-equipment

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 Posted: Wed Oct 10th, 2018 07:19 pm
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There are several lists of acceptable equipment you will have to get in touch with dvsa, ie there are 25 pages of standard brake testers without allowing plate & atl brake testers. 29 pages in total for approved brake testers

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Reply CO Carl Multitune Garage Equipment email multituneltd@gmail.com,
DVSA its quite possible to do this but they do have a list of acceptable equipment any used equipment has to be on that list.

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Is this a viable option?
Will VOSA allow it?

I run a busy little garage and currently sub contract out my MOTs to a garage i get on really well with, however they have a new tester who is Stevie Wonder and is missing loads of things. My Garage is big enough to fit a test lane in but ideally i dont want to buy new equipment. With Ebay and so many places going into administration i see loads of bays for sale. My local parts people who will happily supply a new bay for upwards of 22k. But i cant expect them to do all the setting out for not return (ie i dont buy their product)

Has anyone done this before?


Thanks in advance
John

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