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  1. ozz

    Winter Driving Gloves?

    I have a pair of Rab rock climbing gloves. Crushed neoprene warm waterproof with excellent grip but bloody expensive.
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    Tow Bar On Zero

    Legally its a big no to fitting a tow bar to virtually any kit car. As Dan says all tow bars must be type approved if fitted to vehicles registered after 1.8.1998. A non type approved tow bar will breach the construction and use regulations and therefore be an offence. Since it is unlikely that the vehicle was registered with any towing weights specified it will not have a plated gross train weight and so will be overladen if towing any trailer. Another offence. Unless you declare the tow bar to your insurance company, your insurance will be voidable, which means the insurance company can refuse to cover you in the event of an accident. It is possible that with such a lightly constructed car, overladen (see above) with a non type approved tow bar, that consideration would be given to a prosecution for driving a vehicle in a dangerous condition (S40A RTA 1988) which carries 3 points and a fine. If there was an accident the it could be Dangerous Driving.( a mandatory ban, retest and possibly imprisonment) Its more likely to be VOSA than the police who pull you over for a stop check at one of their roadside check points. Having built a zero and had it rear ended I would not be putting any extra load on the rear end or be drilling any additional holes in the box section. I hate tents too so sorry to put a damper on your plan.
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    Pinto Coolant System Bleeding

    Check the thermostat housing later ones had a bleed outlet blanked off with a rubber cap. Put a pipe on that an feed into a raised bottle with some coolant in it. Dont forget the bottle or garage ceiling will be sprayed ( dont ask me how I know)
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    Is This Ilegal?

    oh almost forgot it is legal to drive a car without an MOT to a pre-booked MOT appointment as long as the car is not in a dangerous condition.
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    Is This Ilegal?

    The responsibility for driving a car with no mot is with the driver. If you no longer own the car you are neither allowing or permitting the owner to commit the offence. As Dan says register the change of keeper on line as soon as you can. Keep a note of the time and date of the sale. The v5 is not proof of ownership only that you are the keeper. The tax will not transfer with the car and ends upon sale you will be refunded complete months paid for. It is the new keepers responsibility to tax and insure the vehicle and this can be done online too. Remember to cancel any insurance for the vehicle too or it will remain as yours on the motor insurers database. You have no responsibility for tax insurance or mot after the sale is complete. On a test drive you could be liable for permitting the use of the vehicle without those things so make sure its not test driven without trade plates and you confirming that insurance covers the driver.
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    Derby And Notts Area Meeting

    I have annexed Newark to both South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
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    Eosb Discussions

    Mr Fry you have just referred to a private communication with another member which came to your attention without my knowledge or consent but which I trusted all committee members to keep confidential. This is a significant breach of your role as a committee member. I will now be using the few brain cells I have for what they were trained for Yours sincerely Andrew Osborne Llb
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    Eosb Discussions

    Mr Fry you have one chance to apologise to me for your abusive language.
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    Eosb Discussions

    The end of September is before the winter fuel payments are available does this make it more difficult for pensioners to attend? See what I mean now Mr Fry an question based upon lack of knowledge and recent experience designed to annoy and frustrate.
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    Eosb Discussions

    Don't know how old your children are but mine will be devastated when I tell her there will be no EOSB. And so does Stoneleigh
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    Eosb Discussions

    https://www.yr.no/place/United_Kingdom/England/Coventry/statistics.html https://www.yr.no/place/United_Kingdom/England/Castle_Donington/statistics.html As you can see the EOSB is warmer than Stoneleigh and there are plenty of campers at Stoneleigh.
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    First Post - Wipers !

    I found this guide very useful on fitting a mini wiper motor http://www.s-v-c.co.uk/wiper-systems/ Hope it helps
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    Turbo Completion

    All that work for only 90 bhp more than the pinto !
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    Alternator You Could Fry An Egg On

    I had similar problem after painting my brackets I had effectively insulated the earth through to engine block
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    2L Blacktop Zetec Turbo

    Hey! I have those tyres on the mondeo and my rear wheels never spin ........oh wait
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