WHY WE HAVE MoTs 1

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  1. Geo

    Geo Trader - Funster

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    I will be posting a pic or two of what we see in the real world and they go some way to explain why we cant rely on all owners to maintain vehicles in a safe and roadworthy condition Some DIYers are scary

    Yes that is a plastic tie wrap connecting the hand brake cable to the brake caliper.
    The owner didnt know how to back off the cable adjuster
    this was for a retest after failng on brakes:Doh:
     

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    I was going to "like" that but it isn't appropriate.. Scary. What is wrong with an old pair of tights to do the job?
     
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    Bit of coathanger normally does the job for me.:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    But he'd cut the tie and made a neat job Geo. Bloody examiners, they'll fail anything for a retest fee. :Rofl1:
     
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    Aaaaargh :Eeek:

    Makes my efforts look positively professional. :BigGrin:
     
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    This from the guy who drove all the way back from Morocco with a full roll of my best gaffa tape holding his m/home together :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Remember that mate:thumb::thumb: and trying to get that scooter up that hill. :BigGrin:

    Great time:thumb:
     
  7. Geo

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    I do indeed I still say if i had taken a run at the hill instead of trying to overtake you I'd have got up
    Mind you were on foot:thumb::thumb::thumb:
    If memory serves, my window was held in by tape due to bad design and heat
    Not like yours that was due to upsetting locals with rocks:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Bit neater than our repair when the intermediate (front) pipe broke in France - got us another 1500 miles though:thumb::Eeek::Rofl1:
     

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