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  1. Stewart J

    A photo of the day thread

    Not quite sure why two images duplicated themselves. 🤪🤪🤪
  2. Stewart J

    A photo of the day thread

    A little birdwatching hideaway up on the moor above home near Plenmeller SW Northumberland. Stunning show of Cotton Grass this afternoon and not another person in sight.
  3. Stewart J

    Hymer ring bolts

    Retired engineer so it’s hacksaw then dress the cut end with a fine flat file chamfering it a tad. 👍
  4. Stewart J

    Hymer ring bolts

    Hacksaw mate the old fashioned method 🤪
  5. Stewart J

    What have you fixed on your motorhome this week?

    2 years ago fitted a flashing led to front of moho as the alarm led is mounted on the dash and cannot be seen when blinds down etc. then last month wired in one on the rear. Got to thinking might look more authentic if they flashed intermittently as the alarm (they are independent of it. Flea...
  6. Stewart J

    A photo of the day thread

    Eals area South Tyne away from the crowds
  7. Stewart J

    Hymer ring bolts

    Nice one Lenny my last post obviously crossed yours 🤪
  8. Stewart J

    Hymer ring bolts

    Travelworld sell the Hymer ones I believe but price is truly buttock clenching.
  9. Stewart J

    Hymer ring bolts

    If you can remove the rail end caps as I did then bought stainless steel eye nuts on eBay and cut 8m roofing bolts to suit and slid them in.
  10. Stewart J

    Down grading

    No SV Tech send you a new self adhesive weight plate displaying the downplated (new) weight, a certificate they have completed confirming the new revenue weight a V70 form and full idiot proof instructions for completing everything before submitting it all to the DVLA SV tech do not require your V5
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    Down grading

    If as in my case when I tried to do it myself get anything wrong and DVLA will just send you a new V5 at the current weight without an explanation they are apparently not obliged to do so. That’s what I ended up doing and on phoning them they claimed paperwork had been lost(more likely destroyed)
  12. Stewart J

    Down grading

    Yes Sue it was to drop the weight.
  13. Stewart J

    Down grading

    I have dug out my info re downplating. As said you will need to submit a weighbridge certificate with your application. On your V5 section 7 enter the new revenue weight and date of change. At the bottom of section 7 enter new tax class ie PLG then obviously date and sign section 8 This must...
  14. Stewart J

    Down grading

    Oh if it was only that simple Mel
  15. Stewart J

    Down grading

    Tried to do this myself last year turned into a nightmare DVLA claimed paperwork lost, in the end I bit the bullet and went to SV Tech, a breeze and all went well. If your doing it either yourself or using SV you will need a weighbridge certificate so unload everything you can before weighing.
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