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#1 OFFLINE   castros_bro

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 06:47 PM

Buggerchops MOT changes,   post 2006 diesel with DPF "mod"  will fail but much worse if your steering box is dripping (and who hasn't had fluids dripping from their box Mr Botham?)  it's a fail.  Quick book up all the 20th May MOTs.  

 

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#2 OFFLINE   panhard65

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 06:59 PM

At least my old 806 with the dpf removal will be ok even if it is dangerous and will kill everyone. Bit of a shit article really.


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#3 OFFLINE   DodgeRover

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 07:08 PM

Done properly how will the tester ever know?

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 07:32 PM

My Civic is 2008 and never had a DPF, even out of the factory. I spoke to my garage I use and they said my car is too old for the new lower smoke limits. So should be completely unaffected.

Done properly how will the tester ever know?


Visual inspection of the DPF and the MOT will have much lower smoke level limits for those that required a DPF (basically after ~2010).
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#5 OFFLINE   busmansholiday

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 07:51 PM

Might be fun as the person who told me how to get my DPF "sorted" is the same one who will be testing it...
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#6 OFFLINE   Wingz123

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:46 AM

Might be fun as the person who told me how to get my DPF "sorted" is the same one who will be testing it...


And there is the whole problem solved... :)
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#7 OFFLINE   AnthonyG

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 06:36 PM

Crappy aftermarket HID lights banned. Good.
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