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MOT Fees | MOT Forum > VAT on MOTs (11 replies - 13086 views)

Arent we all in the private sector (Council run stations aside)?   Kev ...   Fri Apr 15th, 2011 11:16 pm

MOT Fees | MOT Forum > VAT on MOTs (11 replies - 13086 views)

Just a thought. If we do eventually intergrate into one Europe, will it mean that an "MOT" test from a fellow member state will be valid in another ...   Fri Apr 15th, 2011 06:09 pm

MOT Fees | MOT Forum > VAT on MOTs (11 replies - 13086 views)

EU will not be allowed to set prices as too many local variations. Plus the price in UK would vary according to the Euro!   Kev ...   Wed Apr 13th, 2011 09:25 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > modifications to a car (1 reply - 2242 views)

Please ask if you wish to advertise you wares! ...   Tue Apr 12th, 2011 09:20 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > Coil Springs (16 replies - 11891 views)

I think Bright ideas you have misunderstood what Rob said. To quote.   "modern cars are about 20% heavier than their equivilants were even as short a time ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 06:01 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New items coming soon. (8 replies - 6503 views)

Question from Bright Ideas  "Why would I need a5 w lamp?" Good none biker question. ( I expect you wonder why one needs Front position lamps on a car  too ?) Firstly I ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 05:35 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Windscreen Washers on classic USA import (5 replies - 3125 views)

You're very welcome dale. Glad I could be of assistance.   Kev ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 05:10 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Windscreen Washers on classic USA import (5 replies - 3125 views)

Does the front windscreen fold down or open? If not it will need washers ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 11:47 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Tesco have done it again? (9 replies - 6690 views)

Bright Ideas? wrote: Sometimes somethings can be too good and the results could be more out of favour than in favour, but one must be able ...   Sat Apr 9th, 2011 12:03 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Tesco have done it again? (9 replies - 6690 views)

"We buy any car" are owned by "carcraft".   Thats how they get there stock? ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 11:45 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > Coil Springs (16 replies - 11891 views)

Not Biased at all. Look at your brake weight chart for older vehicles. Then tell me I'm wrong.   Extra mass comes from safety items. I worked for Toyota UK ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 11:44 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > Coil Springs (16 replies - 11891 views)

Yes Rob you are right!   take my old 1987 Audi 80 weighed in at 1.2 tonnes new version around 1.6 tonnes     kev ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 10:38 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Tesco have done it again? (9 replies - 6690 views)

Sounds like a good idea. Can't beat a bit of healthy competition. Ours does valeting already, and they do all my cars for me. Lease hire would ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 05:52 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New items coming soon. (8 replies - 6503 views)

Still no requirement for front position lamps or number plate lamps on class 1 and 2 then.   ...   Fri Apr 8th, 2011 05:12 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Free MOT's and or Retests (25 replies - 7054 views)

Sounds like a Rant to me! Think this ones done ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 09:06 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Free MOT's and or Retests (25 replies - 7054 views)

I agree with you Bright Ideas. Every car we test should be personally checked by a VE Lets see. There are say 300 VEs in the UK . Lets ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 07:03 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Free MOT's and or Retests (25 replies - 7054 views)

I dont know Kit, but I'm not going to hang around and wait to find out! Lets get out of here! Shall we take my Bentley ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 02:05 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Free MOT's and or Retests (25 replies - 7054 views)

Standing well back after touch paper has been lit!     ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 01:44 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Free MOT's and or Retests (25 replies - 7054 views)

Five and a half days a week. Works out at less than 25 K pa.  So about a tenner an hour. Read This: Results from the 2010 ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 12:05 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Starting a MOT Garage (16 replies - 10511 views)

Hi Neil You can pay someone to do it for you if touwant. However if you can't deal with the vt01 you will struggle with the rest ...   Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 08:07 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Free MOT's and or Retests (25 replies - 7054 views)

Going rate here for a tester is £480 a week. Dont know how anyone can get minimum wage as a tester? AEs are in business, businesses make ...   Thu Mar 31st, 2011 09:22 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Demo test (11 replies - 11282 views)

Ask a tester at your VTS to run you through a test. It all seems abit daunting to start with but once you have your routine sorted ...   Tue Mar 29th, 2011 06:22 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Does an MoT station make any profit from an MoT ? (3 replies - 5126 views)

Hi Tambourides Good Question. As kit says the MOT station pays for each MOT slot it uses. Current cost is £2.05 per test. Other costs are wages rent rates ...   Mon Mar 28th, 2011 08:00 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > retest procedure (9 replies - 6869 views)

Yes it does. Any further faults found on retest are failable. ...   Sat Mar 26th, 2011 05:37 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

Any more pearls of wisdom? ...   Thu Mar 24th, 2011 11:25 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

It was a joke. (as you know)! By the way. What are you going to spend all the extra money that we gained in yesterdays 1p ...   Thu Mar 24th, 2011 09:08 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

Thats more like it Stealth, we" SUPERMODERATORS" must keep up a united front. Non illegitimis carborundum.   Kev ...   Thu Mar 24th, 2011 08:37 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

Yes Stealth I could have.  But i thought it would be better if there was more background info too, and as Gr33ny was interested I thought I ...   Thu Mar 24th, 2011 08:23 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

No problem. Welcome to the Forum.   kev ...   Wed Mar 23rd, 2011 08:26 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

Hi GR33ny. Just re-read you post. I think i misunderstood the question. You want to know why high lambda is an RFR and the reasoning behind it. I will ...   Wed Mar 23rd, 2011 08:14 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > how to answer this one? (18 replies - 13685 views)

Hi gr33ny. High lambda means too much oxygen in the exhaust, can be caused by a hole/leak in the exhaust system. Low lambda means engine is running ...   Wed Mar 23rd, 2011 08:07 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > items not tested box (33 replies - 15822 views)

So  MJK  would you abandon the test if an indicator was not working as you are unable to test its colour? ...   Tue Mar 22nd, 2011 05:52 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Front registration plate location (17 replies - 12141 views)

"Front of vehicle"   Kev ...   Tue Mar 22nd, 2011 05:49 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Car failed on emissions but test station refused to give me report (17 replies - 13830 views)

Blimey! ...   Mon Mar 21st, 2011 08:32 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > Equipment not listed on VTS system (19 replies - 4371 views)

Bright ideas. Fyi a moderator is not supposed to have all the answers. They are there to moderate the forum and ensure that courtesy is paid ...   Sun Mar 20th, 2011 08:33 am

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > items not tested box (33 replies - 15822 views)

? When someone deciphers that please let me know ! ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 10:43 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > The wire brush (44 replies - 11386 views)

I reckon it was the cold weather making springs go brittle and in conjuction with the roads being torn up by the frost.   Kev ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 08:46 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > items not tested box (33 replies - 15822 views)

Why would you abandon the test? If the brake is binding you can't asses the the bearings. Would you abandon the test if a front indicator bulb is ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 08:45 pm


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