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    Red face That time again MOT!!!

    Well guys my MOT is due tomorrow, going in @ 11, fingers crossed it passes

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    Good luck, sure you will be fine

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    Good luck mate

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    It'll be reet mate, and if not, it will flag up things you need to know about anyway

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    Well it.....................................Failed, need front brake pipes replaced, only a little part apparently and offside rear upper rose bush needs replacing, £105 to fix from my local garage, so booked in on Friday

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    Mine is due 31 May, booked in for 20 May
    I know mine is going to fail on two tyres, front nearside suspension, and rear neaside suspension
    The car is booked in for the entire front and rear suspension to be repaired (as I prefer to have both sides repaired at the same time) after the MoT, plus anything else found during the MoT
    The two tyres are still on order, but I am not going to be able to get them fitted before the MoT either

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    Those are some labour rates your garage has matey

    A roll of copper brake pipe is about 10 quid (that would be just about enough to do the whole car) and the rear upper control arm which they will replace is about 30 quid.

    Never mind at least its an easy fix (mine has had all 4 pipes replaced )

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    I would do it myself but my wife is preggers with our 3rd and bed bound till baby is born. So with running kids to nursery/nana's/friends and work and back and looking after the house and shopping and so on I don't have time.

    I hate to think what Vauxhall would have charged me had I gone to the dealers. they want £150 just to change the rear suspension bush.

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    Seems quite a typical repair cost for what is effectively a "simple job"
    I agree, don't just do the one brake hose, do them all at the same time
    Equally if the offside rear suspension bush has failed, replace the nearside bush as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by simonturner1975 View Post
    I would do it myself but my wife is preggers with our 3rd and bed bound till baby is born. So with running kids to nursery/nana's/friends and work and back and looking after the house and shopping and so on I don't have time.

    I hate to think what Vauxhall would have charged me had I gone to the dealers. they want £150 just to change the rear suspension bush.

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