NIGEY 19:04 17 Nov 2006

If so read this ,If not still makes intresting reading.In fact the whole website is worth adding to your favorites for future reference.

  octal 19:05 17 Nov 2006

Link please?

  NIGEY 19:06 17 Nov 2006

duh what am I like? i do apologise...
click here,

  octal 19:08 17 Nov 2006

That's a great site, I've already got it in my favorites, thanks.

  NIGEY 19:09 17 Nov 2006

Your welcome octal ;-)

  Jak_1 20:25 17 Nov 2006

Just had mine done, use the same garage every year who use an independant testing station. This years was cheaper than last year, the new cat converter was what cost me this year, one small weld and a rear exhaust box. £240 in toto inc parts & labour etc, not too bad for an 'm' reg car considering.

  NIGEY 20:30 17 Nov 2006

No not Bad ,what make & model is it Jak_1?

  Jak_1 20:36 17 Nov 2006

Ford Escort 1.3

  NIGEY 20:42 17 Nov 2006

Don't know why just thought it would be japanese.

  Sapins 22:30 17 Nov 2006

Just had my 1953 Citroen tested yesterday. Passed with no repairs needed:-) They don't make them like that any more.

  Cymro. 11:19 19 Nov 2006

This is something I have also always said, but I wonder if we are just looking back at the good old days and not remembering what cars really used to be like.

When I first started to own cars 40 years ago (old second hand cars)

We did not expect a cars engine to do much more than 50K. miles
Today's cars can easily do 100K

Batteries would only last a couple of years.
The battery I have in my present car is 4 years old.

Today's cars are much more complicated but at least they start better on cold wet winter mornings.

Cars are safer now than they have ever been.

With quick fit specialists tiers batteries breaks exhausts etc. are cheaper than ever in fact the true cast of motoring is allowing for inflation cheaper than it used to be.

No thank-you, you can keep your old cars they are very good for the enthusiast at vintage rallies but with winter coming on give modern car any day.

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