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    Default The GSi failed her MOT :(

    Took her in yesterday to get the MOT done and she failed

    Not much to worry about new hangers on the exhaust, one has corroded, new number plate bulb and a new rear tyre.

    Then the wife's Vec is in on friday to have clutch, flywheel, slave and a new cam belt done for £1100 all in.

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    good result for the GSI Ginge ..not so good for jo's tho ............

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    Quote Originally Posted by soulman View Post
    good result for the GSI Ginge ..not so good for jo's tho ............
    Yep I agree, it is nearly 9 years old so not to bad at all. Was looking at putting NT5000's all round but neo brothers are closed till the 3rd of Jan and I need one before

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    just get a second hand one for now Ginge .

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    That seems to be easier said than done right now mate. Can't find anything around this area.

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    you tried these
    Happy Tyre Co., Unit E, Valedene Business Park, Headcorn Rd, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent ME17 3EH

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    If you can get up to Witchford ginge you're welcome to borrow my spare wheels (preface Sri ones) they've all got good michellin tyres on. Just bring them back once you've sorted your nt5000's in Jan. Would get you through the MOT and let you use it while waiting for neos.
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    Quote Originally Posted by soulman View Post
    you tried these
    Happy Tyre Co., Unit E, Valedene Business Park, Headcorn Rd, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent ME17 3EH
    They had a fire mate and are currently closed, phoned around a few and they wanted £40 for 3 - 4mm of tread.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    If you can get up to Witchford ginge you're welcome to borrow my spare wheels (preface Sri ones) they've all got good michellin tyres on. Just bring them back once you've sorted your nt5000's in Jan. Would get you through the MOT and let you use it while waiting for neos.
    Cheers for the offer Ian, I have just been to get my exhaust mount done and they did tires there, he fitted a new tyre and fixed the mount for £70. I still need 2 new fronts so ill get neo brothers to sort me out in the new year, least im legal now.

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