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    Hearse failed it's MOT today. Rear offside broken spring, front offside upper anti-roll bar. Got advisories on 2 front tyres which I knew about and near side front strut top bearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Bishop View Post
    Hearse failed it's MOT today. Rear offside broken spring, front offside upper anti-roll bar. Got advisories on 2 front tyres which I knew about and near side front strut top bearing.
    Quite easy jobs.... Eibach's anyone

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    Nothing major there then, both easy jobs to fix so you should be good quickly enough.

    Mine's booked in for it's MOT on Saturday, dreading it to be honest lol.
    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
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    Unfortunately guys I am about as good a mechanic as I am a brain surgeon lol. Going to be about £300 lighter in my wallet next week

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    Mine passed on Tuesday at vx.

    Advisorys were child seat fitted can't check the belt.!! wot!!
    Under tray fitted can't see all.!!
    Tow bar wiring not working. it does towed trailer at weekend.
    Handbrake no reserve travel.

    Nothing at all to worry about will be same next year.

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    Child seat is always advisory as they aren't allowed to remove it as they may not know how to refit correctly. Standard advisory often at my work.

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    hey lads is it only gm springs that snap or are other brands of shocks still prone to this

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06sri
    hey lads is it only gm springs that snap or are other brands of shocks still prone to this
    Gm mate uprate ya springs and ul be alreet unless u drive on really bad roads lol

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    looks like uprated or ebay springs then, looks like a design flaw in gm springs, cant see the point in replacing gm springs with gm ones

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    All sorted now. Rear springs replaced and front control arms and nearside strut bearing.

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