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MOT exemption for some vehicles over 40 years old

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Southgate Sep 24. 19 Replies

Hi all…Continue

Insurance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike May 26. 17 Replies

Morning AllAlthough not technical, I can't find a suitable sub-forum.My insurance is due for renewal, £110, Malaga B+ 2.0 Pinto, 3000 miles per year, in a lock-up, good postcode, old git, no recent…Continue

Smiths oil pressure gauge (mechanical), oil line leaking

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Apr 25. 1 Reply

Morning All,Fixed the clutch, out and about, back to the lock-up and notice clear oil dripping under the engine bay. Looks like the oil line from the sensor on the block to the Smiths gauge on the…Continue

Clutch stuck

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Doulton Apr 12. 11 Replies

Morning AllPinto, Ford Clutch and (probably) a rocket box.Cable-operated clutch has failed to release in previous years after a rest of several weeks, has always released by the time-honoured method…Continue

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Paul Thomas replied to Mike's discussion MOT exemption for some vehicles over 40 years old
"An intresting read thanks"
Sep 16
Roy Kemp replied to Mike's discussion MOT exemption for some vehicles over 40 years old
"Kits were mentioned in there, but not conclusively. Hoping they're included, I'll be able to shove some decent tyres on the Phaeton and go for a spin!"
Sep 15
Adrian Southgate replied to Mike's discussion MOT exemption for some vehicles over 40 years old
"Applies to 'age related plate' vehicles including kit and component vehicles, Q plates will not be exempt neither will vehicles that have been 'radically altered' from stock."
Sep 15
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Sep 15
Mike replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"I handed my hard-earned shekels over to A-Plan in the end, £95 for the year."
May 26
Daryl Heasman replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"Ahh that's cos the wiring burns out before the engine gets hot"
May 23
Adrian Southgate replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"I heard a rumour that TVR's don't run for long enough to get that hot :)"
May 23
Daryl Heasman replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"No James they realised what it was and decided to go for something with more than one rubber band"
May 22
Graham King replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"You are thinking of Ferrari's - they have a habit of bursting into flames."
May 22
Neville Smith replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"I'm with flux mine is on 2000 miles a year, agreed value and fully comp £115"
May 22
Steve Kerswell replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"£125-00 for the B+ and £100-00 for the Sierra both with A plan now."
May 22
James Doulton replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"My kit cars cost £179 each, Fully Comp. The trouble is that there is a permanent gypsy camp very near to my estate so things often don't stay where you left them. If you ever see them riding around on their pony and trap then don't…"
May 22
James Doulton replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"£127 Graham? Does that include fire or do the exclude that for TVR's?"
May 22
Mike replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"Thanks for the replies, I'm with Flux. @ Dave Adams: your cover is good value, who is it with? Chimps are probably low risk for insurers, the owners are either polishing or driving to the golf club ;)"
May 22
Daryl Heasman replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"Yeah especially that Northern Rabble"
May 21
Graham King replied to Mike's discussion Insurance
"ssssssshhhhh -   Dont want everyone finding out and moving to Sussex"
May 21

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Duttons owned
Malaga B+
Engine Type and Transmission Type
Pinto
Post code
SW11AA

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At 13:31 on April 22, 2016, Dave Adams said…

Welcome to the loonie bin

At 9:43 on April 22, 2016, Adrian Southgate said…

Can't be too many Mike's with Malaga's :) welcome back mike. Can I assume that your malaga is a previous cover girl for dutton torque?

At 8:33 on April 22, 2016, James Doulton said…

Hi Mike, interesting postcode - google reckons that's Buckingham Palace! We shall have to treat you like royalty. Is one's Malaga roadworthy or is it a 'project'?

At 7:32 on April 22, 2016, Paul Sheridan said…

Hello Mike and welcome, where abouts in the home counties are you? 

At 0:27 on April 22, 2016, Dave Taylor said…
Welcome to the site Mike
 
 
 

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