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will this spell the start of more mods

stu_m Jan 12, 2012

  1. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Changes to MOT rules in 2012 - Are you ready? - Autoblog UKNew MOT changes means cars with HID headlights should be fitted with self leveling and headlight washers which are to be checked on MOT

    now we all knew that where supposed to have them but they are now going to fail on MOT if not fitted

    any thoughts?
     
  2. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    you bet ya they will fail you for them, also any bulb that does not light up or go out on the dash!
     
  3. S3featesV9

    S3featesV9 Active Member

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    Unlucky for my pal then. Owns a civic type r and just had HID's fitted by Hond-r! Hahaha

    £220 down the drain for him
     
  4. S3 GAZ

    S3 GAZ Member

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    I just take mine out for mot. Takes 10 mins tops.
     
  5. holmefield

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    Some of these rules will be taken with a pitch of salt by testers, theres always going to be to the letter testers, and those that let little things pass and as already stated all you have to do is unplug the HIDS and stick ya standard bulbs in.

    If you've got a none airbag steering wheel fitted that will be an arse having to swop that back over.........
     
  6. simon.m

    simon.m Active Member

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    glad i read this post mine up for mot in the next few weeks best take them hids out to be safe now where did i put my old ones lol
     
  7. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    i will be leaving mine in and if they get flagged change them and take it back for retest


    although my mate MOT's mine so i should be ok :)
     
  8. simon.m

    simon.m Active Member

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    Where about are you lol always good to know the m.o.t er :)
     

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