Fiery passed her MOT today with just two advisories.......

sae70

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.........Took Fiery for her MOT a day early today after my epic hand brake adjustment, fitting a new side lamp & removing the rear ARB as there was no way the ball joints on that would've passed :p

She passed with just two advisorys :dance: :dance: :dance:

One of the advisories was '(centre box) Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases' It was leaking from around the weld of the exhaust gas exit pipe @ the rear of the box & was welded up in situ by my MOT examiner for the small sum of £25 + VAT :D A far better alternative to £58 + Vat + delivery + two gaskets + the time to install it all :thumbup:

The other advisory was '(both front) Brake hose deteriorated' This I have not yet sorted as I'm unsure if I should get new'uns from Toyota via Ian or just get a couple from my local MF's or give Goodrich some of my hard earned :? What you lot think :?:
 

Andy Harvey

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Excellent Steven. Always feels good. When mine went through last week the guy couldn't believe the visible smoke levels were so low and also the braks were so good - even the handbarke on 10 clicks (I must adjust that cable) was calculated at 34% which for a truck that size is pretty amazing and the front brakes were calculated at 64% which again is pretty amazing and good testamet to EBC brake pads and IEZURA discs. Just got the front lower ball joints on an advisory and a leaking (only slight) rear shocker.
 
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Just got mine through the MOT a few weeks ago. The only thing I did before hand was to sort out the driver's side washers. It's nice to be able to see through the windscreen for the first time in years

I got 6 advisories :whistle: but my truck does have a good few more years on it...
 
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HauptRenate

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Mine sailed through too, just one advisory, the seat belts couldn't be tested against the rear seats that weren't in the vehicle.
Took nearly two hours to test everything though, I guess the mechanic thought, being an old vehicle that something would be wrong with it.
Renate
 

SimonD

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Would be great if everybody named the garage doing the MOT, made a comment about the garage and named the price. Would help others decide where to take theirs. I'll be adding mine soon.
 
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