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Defender110
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Post by Defender110 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:07 am

My Deli has had the speedo conversion to MPH and has a calibration and odometer varification certificate issued when imported at some expence so I don't doubt it being a legal requirement as you say Adrian but there appear to be many that haven't so not sure how they get away with it especially as grey imports are suposed to go through a VOSA test station before being sold arn't they?
Kevan
1987 Citroen BX MK1 diesel estate.(Currently in dry storage)
1997 Mercedes C230 W202 - daily driver.
2010 BMW X1 SE 2.0D Auto - Her indoors daily driver.
2003 Land Rover Discovery Series 2 Facelift TD5 - Daily driver / hobby days and camping.
1993 Land Rover Discovery 200tdi Series 1 3 door - in need of TLC

Adrian E
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Post by Adrian E » Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:28 pm

some are, those over 10 years old are far less vigorous...

Non-EC vehicles are also much different treatment to EC27, as they'll all be legal to register/drive in the UK anyway under Common Treaties - although obviously most will be intended to drive on the wrong side of the road and in kmh....

An old neighbour of mine from Portugal had his battered Mk2 Golf which was still on Portugese plates at least 2 years after he moved in, and that's not the 1st place he'd lived here. They flew back to visit family....
1988 Citroen BX GTI 16V p1
2002 Audi S8 4.2
2011 Audi S5 Sportback