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mot time
« on: 20.07. 2009 20:48 »
Ive had my pride and joy m o t  today the tester dropped her
outside when the side stand went it snapped a bolt
 so i got her home there was a bolt still in but it was bent
so i took the exhaust off to get at it he also smashed an
original bar end mirror and a tank badge was scratched
so i had a great day off i wouldn't mind but it had a center stand on
 
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Re: mot time
« Reply #1 on: 20.07. 2009 22:01 »
Bummer, that first scratch or dent is the worst, more so if your not the one to do it. Down here the tester barely touches the bike. Just checks the lights, horn and feels the brake levers. They think if you got there in one piece it must be OK. my A65L did the same thing many years ago. A sickening feeling when you park and walk away to hear the sound of crunching bits behind you. Good luck with repairs, send him the bill.
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Re: mot time
« Reply #2 on: 21.07. 2009 20:02 »
thanks mate at least he didint dent my tank it cost a lot ove money
350 pounds for the tank cromed and 200 for the paint job
and i had the gold lines done by a specialist bye hand not stick on
pin stripes
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Re: mot time
« Reply #3 on: 22.07. 2009 20:58 »
Hi Rocketman,
Is there any comeback if the tester damages your vehicle?
Maybe its a good job theres no MOT on motorcycles over here in Ireland?
Looking at your bike(verynice!) it looks in the photo that you have suppressed (red)NGK plug caps???
These are not recommended for mag ignition bikes, as it weakens the spark, making starting harder
Black, unsuppressed NGK caps are available, or have you had the mag converted to electronic???
Best Regards
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Re: mot time
« Reply #4 on: 22.07. 2009 21:09 »
Very good to read your superb tank was intact (have somehow always had the notion that whatever damage happens it's not too bad as long as the tank (especially a chromed one) comes out ok ;O)
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Re: mot time
« Reply #5 on: 23.07. 2009 09:36 »
At least he didn't fail it for a bad stand. 

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Re: mot time
« Reply #6 on: 23.07. 2009 19:34 »
thanks all youd think he would have cheaked that
i also found out he had a bad back due to a bike accident
so he wouldent have got it on the centre stand eanyway
it has got electronic egnition thats why its got red njk  plug
caps on
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Re: mot time
« Reply #7 on: 23.07. 2009 19:35 »
sorry ngk plug caps
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Re: mot time
« Reply #8 on: 24.07. 2009 20:58 »
just had my mirror fixed the guy did a great job
all for 5 pounds so i gave him a couple ove quid
for a drink just need badges now so im off to rufford classic auto jumble
next month  *smile*
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