New MOT's from the dreaded europhobes

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Re: New MOT's from the dreaded europhobes

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if you fit a pit bull terrier under there after cat removal that will deter the MOT tester :shock: :twisted: :roll: :wink:spoz it would remove the cat for you as well
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I think you could distract the tester simply by waving the Wurth calendar in front of them repeatedly. :wink:
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addo wrote:I think you could distract the tester simply by waving the Wurth calendar in front of them repeatedly. :wink:
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Re: New MOT's from the dreaded europhobes

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If the car only has to be visibly fitted with a cat converter if it came with one, but doesn't need one to pass the relevant emissions test for its year of construction then why not grab a knackered one rip out the innards?
You could probably tell it doesn't work from the test results, but the tester couldn't fail it because:
1: it's there
2: the emissions are acceptable
3: without actually removing the cat and having a look, they won't be able to tell whether it's been modified.
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Re: New MOT's from the dreaded europhobes

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Chlorate wrote:If the car only has to be visibly fitted with a cat converter if it came with one, but doesn't need one to pass the relevant emissions test for its year of construction then why not grab a knackered one rip out the innards?
You could probably tell it doesn't work from the test results, but the tester couldn't fail it because:
1: it's there
2: the emissions are acceptable
3: without actually removing the cat and having a look, they won't be able to tell whether it's been modified.
if its a petrol car they might be able to tell by the emissions test that there are no innards to it, even more likely if the car is late enough to be fitted with a fore and aft lambda sensor,
this might even affect the emission result on a diesel
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years