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Post by BackinaBX » Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:13 pm

So, today was MOT day for The Green Goddess.

Took her down to the MOT garage at 8AM, she goes straight on the ramp.
45 Min's later, I'm driving past the same garage in my dad's car to go to the shops, and she's back on the forecourt.

Oh dear, thinks I... failed. Nothing comes out of an MOT bay as quickly as a fail.

However, I drop into said garage to hear the bad news and... she passed.
Not even a single advisory...

So here's to another year of BXing. Thanks for all your assistance chaps... and may there be many more BX related problems.
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Post by Cornishbx16v » Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:27 pm

Good news matey!
i sat ont he wall outside the test bay when i dropped mine in a couple of weeks ago! was suprised that it was only 45 mins for the test! and i was also super shocked when the ol' girl went straight through with a clean bill of health!
Timmo.

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Post by ed4ferrets » Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:57 pm

So she didn't fail on the ABS then :? 8) 8), guess the badge on the Hurricane hatch didn't fool them :wink:

Well done mate =D>
Marty said: "Take some small comfort from the fact that the driver of the other car, having failed the breath test will even now be in a little cell, with luck they will double him up with some mean bastard who will be tattooing a fandango on his arse"

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Post by BackinaBX » Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:49 am

Evidently not... I would have thought that not having any ABS might have been a reason to issue a yellow sheet... they must have missed it.

New and improved TXD Ed? Have you got a new toy?
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Post by tim leech » Tue Aug 01, 2006 9:20 am

Excellent news!

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Post by ed4ferrets » Tue Aug 01, 2006 6:46 pm

BackinaBX wrote: New and improved TXD Ed? Have you got a new toy?
Indeed I have, see:http://bxclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php ... sc&start=0
Marty said: "Take some small comfort from the fact that the driver of the other car, having failed the breath test will even now be in a little cell, with luck they will double him up with some mean bastard who will be tattooing a fandango on his arse"

'94 XM 2.1TD Break
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'63 Renault Caravelle

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Post by ed4ferrets » Tue Aug 01, 2006 6:58 pm

Oh, and I managed to sell the manky old workhorse yesterday too, having cured various leaks etc including a miraculous rad flush which sorted the symptoms of what I was convinced was a pending/blown headgasket #-o . Pressure is no longer building up and being retained in the rad hence no more overflow and water loss :wink:. Advertised locally as being a manky diesel with mot & tax to end Aug '06 and got amazing response, they're still calling today...... pity I didn't have half a dozen for sale :lol:
Marty said: "Take some small comfort from the fact that the driver of the other car, having failed the breath test will even now be in a little cell, with luck they will double him up with some mean bastard who will be tattooing a fandango on his arse"

'94 XM 2.1TD Break
'99 Xantia 1.9TD Break (almost there)
'63 Renault Caravelle

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Post by cavmad » Tue Aug 01, 2006 7:00 pm

Nice one BackinaBX!
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