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45 minutes ago, strangeangel said:

Wahey!

 

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Oh yay! and this one does not have the the Model stuck in with with the manufacturers name :) HH is a Carlisle registration btw if your curious 

I noticed it shows up as VELOSOLEX UNKNOWN on the MOT checker too, which makes me wonder/curious if VELOSOLEX is actually one the DVLA has a make code for and so selected by the DVLA clerk via a drop down menu rather then manually entered, do you know of another thats been on the system for more then a month so I can check it out via carbaba? :) I suspect when you register a vehicle the DVLA has a code for there is less chance of cock ups (although it can still happen see REV731!)

there is defo a make code for VELOSOLEX on the DVLA thats for sure (the old version of the DVLA checker worked via these make codes, so you can use an archived copy to check what makes the DVLA had/has codes for :)

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(I noticed that if a vehicle is registered with a make the DVLA has no code for, it just shows up as the make in the MOT checker with nothing for Model info, but if it is one the DVLA has a code for then it will show the make as well as "UNKNOWN" for Model info, for example a example XPD805 just shows up as STANLEY as the DVLA have no make code for STANLEY, but an Invacar which the DVLA has a make code for like REV451R shows up as INVACAR UNKNOWN)

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1 hour ago, LightBulbFun said:

I noticed it shows up as VELOSOLEX UNKNOWN on the MOT checker too, which makes me wonder/curious if VELOSOLEX is actually one the DVLA has a make code for and so selected by the DVLA clerk via a drop down menu rather then manually entered, do you know of another thats been on the system for more then a month so I can check it out via carbaba? :) I suspect when you register a vehicle the DVLA has a code for there is less chance of cock ups (although it can still happen see REV731!)

 

 

The reg on this one looks familiar!

 

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Funny that it shows as unknown... that was why DVLA kicked it back the first time. I had put the model as 2200, but that wasn't shown on the NOVA declaration. So I had to call HMRC, and then confirm that I wanted model details added to their record, which they did. And after all that it appears DVLA have left it blank anyway! Not massively important, but irritating all the same 🙄

 

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7 minutes ago, strangeangel said:

 

The reg on this one looks familiar!

 

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Funny that it shows as unknown... that was why DVLA kicked it back the first time. I had put the model as 2200, but that wasn't shown on the NOVA declaration. So I had to call HMRC, and then confirm that I wanted model details added to their record, which they did. And after all that it appears DVLA have left it blank anyway! Not massively important, but irritating all the same 🙄

 

ah cool yeah as I thought VELOSOLEX has a make code on the DVLA

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interesting that the Model info got chopped off, how did you fill out the V55 this time in comparison to the Tula? (with regards to make manufacture model etc)

I wonder if it got lopped off because of differences in how the form was filled out, or because of the fact the DVLA had a "preset" option for VELOSEX, where as with the Tula they would have had to enter that information manually 

(note the Model code on the right, maybe the DVLA dont have any Model codes for the VELOSOLEX Make code? but I dont know if those 2 are tied together or if one can be pre-selected while the other manually entered, as always more research is needed!)

(like I dont know if they select the VELOSOLEX make code if they can then enter anything for Model or if they select a make code they have to select some form of Model code?)

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36 minutes ago, strangeangel said:

@LightBulbFun - the V5c came today. After all the arguing about the model designation - 2200 - being omitted from the NOVA record, and me having to contact HMRC to get it added, they've left it off 🤣

 

Yeah I thought so seeing as it was on the DVLA records online!

on a similar note going back to the Tula on its V5c is "TULA 200M" all on one line like it is on the DVLA vehicle checker or is it properly separated out in the V5c?

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