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the landy man
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Re: Lwts on TV

Post by the landy man » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:18 am

Fred wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:22 pm
the landy man wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:33 pm
http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update ... -brighton/

This wasn't me but made the news!
I know the owner,the lightweight has been sold on and advertised as having "one careful owner" :lol:
And it failed its MOT at the first attempt every year since 2008!
The handbrake failed on this occasion,the lightweight was parked on a hill and unattended before it rolled downhill into the house! :o

1972 S3 LIGHTWEIGHT 53 AM 74,RAF GS .Waddington strike command
1979 LIGHTWEIGHT 10 GX 11,GS .Black watch 1st battalion
1964 SERIES 2A..
Sankey narrow track,desert sand.
Mankey Sankey NT,rust coloured!!
Armstrong MT500, green. (no relation to Neil)
1959 Triumph 5TA (money pit)

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Re: Lwts on TV

Post by Fred » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:07 pm

That's why I think the government's decision to scrap the MoT for vehicles over 40 is so flawed. They claim that people with "classics" will look after them better than those with modern cars - but, from my examination of MoT stats on old Land Rovers, that simply isn't the case and, if the MoT wasn't picking problems up every year, there would/will be many many more unsafe vehicles on the road. And for what? An owner saves £55 a year.

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