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Mot question.

Postby loot » Tue Jun 04, 2024 2:39 pm

I know the answer but could do with opinions.

In an effort to make the new can not look old I've bought some headlights and front bumper and tail lights.

They don't have any markings and will be lhd fitment.

So technically are illegal.

They don't have leds etc and aren't anything special.

I don't think the mot guy will be too bothered and the lights will just be adjusted so they don't blind people. I believe the pattern rules have been modified.

My options are to just try the mot or something else :twisted:

What say you guys? :P
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Re: Mot question.

Postby Altransit » Tue Jun 04, 2024 5:04 pm

My "beams" had to be adjusted last year for MOT, and all that I had done was to fit some brighter bulbs, so your LHD ones may struggle to meet regs :o
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Re: Mot question.

Postby loot » Tue Jun 04, 2024 6:18 pm

Altransit wrote:My "beams" had to be adjusted last year for MOT, and all that I had done was to fit some brighter bulbs, so your LHD ones may struggle to meet regs :o

They're genuine transit lights :P

On imported cars you used to point them left didn't you? :?
Do you think they'll have a problem with no E markings?
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Re: Mot question.

Postby ned » Tue Jun 04, 2024 6:42 pm

Do what we used to do back in the day fit the original lights for the mot then switch them back once you have a pass, remember taking the spare tyre out or swapping wheels with mates cos your tyres were a bit iffy back last century
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Re: Mot question.

Postby loot » Tue Jun 04, 2024 9:49 pm

ned wrote:Do what we used to do back in the day fit the original lights for the mot then switch them back once you have a pass, remember taking the spare tyre out or swapping wheels with mates cos your tyres were a bit iffy back last century

It'll work for the first mot but once I swap the bumper too then I won't really fancy a big effort each mot
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Re: Mot question.

Postby ned » Wed Jun 05, 2024 7:14 am

Just no pleasing some people is there :lol: :lol: :lol:

Will the E marked lenses no fit on the Chinesium lights? Anyway I thought they only checked beam pattern, do you really thing oil rag John is going to go around looking for e marks, more like he’ll look at the main stuff so he can get back to his porn mags, roll ups and spech
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Re: Mot question.

Postby loot » Wed Jun 05, 2024 9:43 am

ned wrote:Just no pleasing some people is there :lol: :lol: :lol:

Will the E marked lenses no fit on the Chinesium lights? Anyway I thought they only checked beam pattern, do you really thing oil rag John is going to go around looking for e marks, more like he’ll look at the main stuff so he can get back to his porn mags, roll ups and spech

:lol: that's what I'm hoping but he'll know the lights aren't regimental, so he might get excited and come back to me with his smirk :lol:

I'm sure that's just me being paranoid. The guy I use is firm but fair. He's passed mine before when it needed a little nudge to help, ie not flooring it on the high tickover test, but also he advises everything, from knocks and squaks to the drivers seat smells like chicken. :shock:
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Re: Mot question.

Postby MinorMatt » Mon Jun 10, 2024 4:03 pm

loot wrote:
ned wrote:Just no pleasing some people is there :lol: :lol: :lol:

Will the E marked lenses no fit on the Chinesium lights? Anyway I thought they only checked beam pattern, do you really thing oil rag John is going to go around looking for e marks, more like he’ll look at the main stuff so he can get back to his porn mags, roll ups and spech

:lol: that's what I'm hoping but he'll know the lights aren't regimental, so he might get excited and come back to me with his smirk :lol:

I'm sure that's just me being paranoid. The guy I use is firm but fair. He's passed mine before when it needed a little nudge to help, ie not flooring it on the high tickover test, but also he advises everything, from knocks and squaks to the drivers seat smells like chicken. :shock:


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Re: Mot question.

Postby loot » Tue Jun 11, 2024 3:10 pm

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Mot question.

Postby andz327 » Wed Jun 12, 2024 1:03 am

What does the bumper have to do with changing lamps ?? What CAN are you talking about mate and yes lhd lights would fail beam patterns.....could always put the stick on beam change thingies that foreigner holiday makers use , the opposite to the ones we got to use over the sea

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Re: Mot question.

Postby andz327 » Wed Jun 12, 2024 1:06 am

ned wrote:Do what we used to do back in the day fit the original lights for the mot then switch them back once you have a pass, remember taking the spare tyre out or swapping wheels with mates cos your tyres were a bit iffy back last century
Ned come on mucker you still dae this

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