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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    MOT station should I be looking for for a Tag Axle...

    3 years old Mid August... :(

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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Class 4.. same as a car
     
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    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Class 4 as a car but be careful as often they dont have facilities for anything bigger than a car.
    Just had my RV MOTd and no one within 20 miles could do it.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Yes.. good point @Larrynwin

    look for a council site.. they do all the council wagons and will do your motorhome.. I used them when I had George.

    They generally don't do repairs, so there's no vested interest to fail you in the hope you'll spend. Thousands report a huge difference.

    check here for nearest council MOT site http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/travel/cheap-mot

    done it for you

    Location Address Contact details

    Bodmin
    Central Group Centre, Castle Canyke Road,
    Bodmin PL31 1DZ 01872 327 827

    Redruth Cornwall Transport Organisation Engineering,
    Western Group Centre, Radnor Road, Scorrier
    Redruth TR16 5EH 01872 327252
     
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    I have to take mine to a place in Diss, some 17 miles from us.. It is a coach repair place called Simmonds
    Having said that, I have rarely found a more honest, helpful bunch of folk working in the automotive trade !
    They did the clutch in the Miller.. Quoted me a price.. went to collect it a couple of days later and was greted with the .. sorry sir, the quote was a bit out..
    Followed by..
    It was a lot easier job than expected and was £130 less.
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    They are all class 4 Mo, same as a car.....even this one

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    That's not class, that's clarse!!
     
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    Hi Mo,

    It is best to find an MOT station with pits rather than hoists, as hoists tend to lift a max of 3.5T only, and more often than not, the premises doesn't have the head height for the MH, even at the entrance.

    As mentioned, a Council Depot Vehicle Workshop, or an HGV/PSV testing station would be best. :)

    Fortunately, my local car testing station has a pit, and an entrance tall enough. :)

    Good luck (y)

    Jock. :)
     
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    I get mine done in Barnstaple Mo, I know that's no good to you. But he has a ramp I can get on and the height. Nice to get it on a ramp so you can have a proper look at it underneath.
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    Would like somewhere near Dorchester, as it`s parked up at a mates farm up there.. (y)
     
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    We use M J White
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