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Poll: First mod to a car (28 member(s) have cast votes)

What should be the first mod to a car?

  1. Interior lighting (6 votes [21.43%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.43%

  2. Performance (dpf removal and remap) (4 votes [14.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

  3. Change badges (4 votes [14.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

  4. Spray / change wheels (5 votes [17.86%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.86%

  5. Exhaust (3 votes [10.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.71%

  6. Head/Tail lights (4 votes [14.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

  7. Bodykit (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Other (2 votes [7.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

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#1 sp7_91

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:43 AM

Just a general question to help me decide what to do to my car first and just to see what others do to car first.

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#2 TDCiST

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:55 AM

good luck with DPF Removal come MOT Time....

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

It isn't a legal requirement so why would it have a problem come MOT?

#4 TDCiST

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:12 AM

MOT regs changed few months back.

Any vehicle registered after 2008 i believe, must have its original equipment when it comes to emissions and safety...

at least thats what ive been led to believe... please let me know if i'm wrong, but i'm fairly certain

#5 sp7_91

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:19 AM

Ah right, thanks for letting me know I'll have to ask a few folks about that, if i find out anything I'll let you know.

#6 TDCiST

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:20 AM

Please do... as i said its only what ive been led to believe, but having a new car and not needing an MOT has meant not needing to ask the questions lol!!

#7 Stoney871

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:28 AM

As long as the car appears to have the dpf fitted then that's as far as the tester can go.
The common way is to have the canister emptied and re-welded.
The tester has to assume that the dpf is functional as he can't start ripping it apart.

#8 Navarro93

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 03:47 PM

As long as the car appears to have the dpf fitted then that's as far as the tester can go.
The common way is to have the canister emptied and re-welded.
The tester has to assume that the dpf is functional as he can't start ripping it apart.


surely that's illegal? :P

#9 b1g_dav3

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 05:09 PM

What's illegal about it? It's a pipe you decided to put a heat shield around to stop it getting too hot for the surrounding parts :P


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