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Post by rob-bx16v » Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:40 pm

Wow tim where did you get that image of the red bx from?? any chance of e-mailing me a copy please please please??? jan_hughes@tiscali.co.uk
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Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:51 pm

I don't think a normal licence covers you for trailers these days.

When I passed, I could drive 7.5 tonners, minibuses etc but that's all changed now.

Personally I think you should have to take a special test if you feel the need to lower your car so it scrapes the ground and fit so much bodykit that you can't even tell what it is anymore!

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Post by Tim2cv » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:01 pm

I'm on the crap license (but you can play ignorant - Nodmoz car trailer + Charleston!)
I've just been on to the DVLIARS website and I still don't undertstand it...
I'll just continue to play dumb I think!

(Ian, my car is lowered?)

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Post by rob-bx16v » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:10 pm

the back of that looks so much like a renault 19 :lol:
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Post by Stinkwheel » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:44 pm

yangreen wrote.......
I don't think a normal licence covers you for trailers these days.

When I passed, I could drive 7.5 tonners, minibuses etc but that's all changed now.
Thats odd Ian. Can i tow a car trailer? Im assuming as we are the same age we passed our tests at the same time you see.

I have hired and towed car trailers twice, neither time did anyone question my licence, although they did look at it.
I cant check licence at the moment as it is away being endorsed by the local CPS.
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Post by jeremy » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:51 pm

There's a comprehensive booklet published by the DVLA - D100 is the one you need I think.

Its about 40 pages and comes as a PDF. If you can understand it you've done better than I have and I'm supposed to be learning it as part of my ADI course!

It will come as no surprise that I'm not prepared to try and interpret it at the moment!

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Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:52 pm

Hi

Yes, it was a couple of years after I passed in 95 that they started clamping down on things.

Personally, I think it's a little scary that with no experience at all, I can jump into a 7.5 ton lorry and go for a drive!

Well, I say no experience - I have driven Tanks, two buses, a coach and a 12 litre AEC military six wheel tow truck! (not on the road though!)

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Post by Tim2cv » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:56 pm

I think I passed in 2001? unsure but I have driven with trailers loads, car trailers, box trailers, old caravans that are now trailers, minibuses, vans and even a nottingham park and ride coach! (not on the road)its easy so i dont see why you need a logo on your license to prove you can! reversing the trailer onto the drive is easy even with car twice the length or the trailer (CX)
I might d the test/appliction this year since im fitting the 16v with a towbar.
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Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:13 pm

Ah, fond memories of trying to reverse a car trailer onto my mates drive in a Transit van with no rear windows! Talk of blind spots!!

A heavy trailer is also much more easy to reverse than an empty one.

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Post by Stinkwheel » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:18 pm

A heavy trailer is also much more easy to reverse than an empty one.
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Post by Vanny » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:42 pm

Have started a trailer thread to keep this topic on target! Go on, have a look, i've interpretted it, though its taken me 3 years and a lot of questions!


Robin, if your still interested in getting this car to a home i think a plan if forming!

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Post by rob-bx16v » Sat Jan 07, 2006 11:01 pm

8) Hi vanny,

Yes im intrested in moving the car on but because me and my dad own a share in it each i have to agree the same with him which is he will accep no less than £400 for it. As you know we now have the triton green 16v and at present i have got it in bits :roll: im currently in the process of undersealing it and cleaning up the underside as done previously with the red 16v and blue 8v. I would be a bonus to move the 8v on as then we could tax ind sort some insurance out for the green one witch is nearly ready for the road :D
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Post by cavmad » Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:40 am

Vanny, take it this is the one you were talking about last night mate? I got slightly more drunk after I spoke to you and it`s all a bit of a haze now :lol:
I`m pretty sure I could sort out Macc to Derby, I have a straight bar and a mate has a towing dolly.
If there`s no huge rush I think my truck will be back otr within a month (all being well) and that would be much the best option I believe.
The other way would be to `RAC` it, shouldn`t be to difficult or there`s another option which may be best talked about by pm :wink:
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