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Invacar Model 70 Acquired! and general ramble thread, index on page 1, Phase 2: finding a suitable driving school/instructor getting lessons and a licence! proof of H and J Reg Model 70's discovered!

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8 minutes ago, Eyersey1234 said:

It must have been on the road in 2006 to show up on the MOT checker. 

well I know of plenty of cars that have been dead long since before then but do still show up on the DVLA checker as such show up on the MOT checker (just without any MOT info of course)

I think the not showing up on the DVLA checker but showing up on the MOT checker is something to do with where each one gets its data from

the DVLA checker gets its data from the DVLA, where as the MOT checker will get the data from the DVSA, (but if theres no MOTs etc then it will fall back to the DVLA)

as seen here :) https://autoshite.com/topic/32723-invacar-model-70-acquired-and-general-ramble-thread-index-on-page-1-phase-2-finding-a-suitable-driving-schoolinstructor-getting-lessons-and-a-licence-proof-of-h-and-j-reg-model-70s-discovered/?do=findComment&comment=1852497

 

but yeah JNJ135L last had an MOT in 2012.

 

rather worryingly the Mazda 929 of autoshite fame which we know was issued with a CoD, also does not show up on the DVLA checker but does show up on the MOT checker

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side note I noticed when it was on display on @Mrs6C calendar that the registration number looked awfully familiar :mrgreen:

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interesting!

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despite the Mazda being issued a CoD and the DVLA checker claiming to know nothing about it

the MOT checker says its getting its data for it from the DVLA!

(as I would normally expect for a vehicle which has not had a MOT since 2006, but since the Mazda was CoD'ed and the DVLA checker claimed to not know anything I was not sure what to expect)

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Ok phew! by sheer luck Stuart came online quickly before he went to sleep and messaged me about unrelated things, so just before he went to sleep I asked him about JNJ135L of course

and he said he actually spoke to its owner at the NMR, and the current owner may be actually planning to get it out of storage :)

so very happy to hear its still around! Stuart said he will contact the current owner again just to confirm things etc :) 

(I hope he can get a picture of the Chassis plate, I have never seen a Private AC Model 70's chassis plate so it will be interesting to see how it compares to REV451R's chassis plate, REV451R being a Private Invacar Model 70)

 

the question still stands tho, as to why does JNJ135L not show up on the DVLA checker?

(well it could of still been issued a CoD somehow maybe?, but at least we know the actual Model 70 is safe and sound)

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16 hours ago, LightBulbFun said:

interesting!

image.thumb.png.274256508b2520cc791a9406b46b93ed.png

despite the Mazda being issued a CoD and the DVLA checker claiming to know nothing about it

the MOT checker says its getting its data for it from the DVLA!

(as I would normally expect for a vehicle which has not had a MOT since 2006, but since the Mazda was CoD'ed and the DVLA checker claimed to not know anything I was not sure what to expect)

I think vehicles that have a COD issued are actually still on the DVLA system with a particular marker, but the query on the vehicle enquiry site is written to ignore them and not return the data. On a related note, has anyone else noticed that Cazana has recently gone screwy with MOT exempt classics. A lot don't appear at all and instead you get the default "this plate may be available for sale" page, and most return a cryptic "Pre G:Code Data" instead of the make and model. It used to work fine so I don't know what they've changed but it's very unhelpful. Try PEB762R as an example; that's Trigger's prizewinning Marina so we all know it exists, but according to Cazana it isn't a valid registration. YDU590S is a 'Pre G:Code Data' which is odd as it used to correctly say Leyland Cars Maxi.

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