Big Gertie failed MOT

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  1. Gollom

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    Needs fair bit of welding (all four suspension points), some brake work and a couple of new tyres :(

    Was interesting trying to find a workshop with a high enough bay for the welding work.

    Agggggghhhhhh
     
  2. Wildbill

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    o deer sorry to her that I have to send ours in for a mot soon it been in storage since the start of October it's got a stuck clutch and I think thrust barring problem :crying:
     
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    Same as in a recent thread Bill....

    Stood for 4 months plus......Clutch driven plate stuck to flywheel or pressure plate.

    Unless the release bearing has collapsed that wont stop the clutch working....just as noisey as hell..
     
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    Bit different with a higher value vehicle like a motorhome but every car i owned, if it needed welding for this MOT it will need more welding next year so flogged it on for someone else to have the hassle.
     
  5. Gollom

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    That is part of my cunning plan. Shhhh - don't let Sue hear you :)
     
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    Was well pleased with ours,sailed through no advisories, 18 years old :)
     
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    So sorry it's not sailed through :(
     
  8. Janine

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    We had the same thing last week with 'Shirley'. She's just had her 20th birthday and this is the first bit of welding she's needed.

    We've been advised to get her Waxoyled.
     
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    Took ours last week , sailed through , then he says one of your rear number plate lights is dim, I'll have a look at it so takes it to bits and breaks a terminal off , buggered it all together. Puts it back together with only one working , and says you'll have to get that done but still passed it, thought it wouldn't be much so kept quiet , :whistle2:but looked on eBay , they are in the teens of pounds:doh::(
     
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