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2 hours ago, Lost it said:

And on another slightly worrying point... My MOT guy told me that if a brake pipe has been coated with grease, it's now a fail. I've always done this...

As my dear departed Granny would say, "He's having you on a butty"

This is from the MOT Inspection Manual (the 'Tester's Bible') and I can't see any mention of that:


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3 hours ago, Lost it said:

I'd still use it because it's allegedly able to stop the rust that is already present.

 

I'll be buying a Waxoyl pack soon anyway, might as well cover myself in gunge. There's only really odd bits, mainly around the exhaust system, suspension mounts, that kind of thing. Up on the ramps, off with the wheels, on with the spray.

 

And on another slightly worrying point... My MOT guy told me that if a brake pipe has been coated with grease, it's now a fail. I've always done this...

There are better coatings than Waxoyl : I used it years ago then moved to Dinitrol which I found to be better.

I think Noxudol is better again, see https://www.auson.se/sites/default/files/rusttest_noxudol_700_classic_monthly_uk_0.pdf

Noxudol is used by Toyota and Honda for recalls, e.g. https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2009/RCRIT-09V444-6633.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0xAcByF8NsuHyoJowNod3c83vFCI_E5wWV-fK-yhJ0HC6XJzKIzq8OFKM

I am sure Herbie is correct regarding greasing brake pipes, my brother had his Grand Vitatara in for an MOT last week and the tester but grease on some of his brake lines....

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On 6/11/2019 at 6:36 PM, Rannsachair said:

 

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Ajay ?

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47 minutes ago, vrodman said:

Ajay ?

Dan

close, I have a couple of Matchless's:

 

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On 6/14/2019 at 2:31 PM, Lost it said:

I'd still use it because it's allegedly able to stop the rust that is already present.

 

I'll be buying a Waxoyl pack soon anyway, might as well cover myself in gunge. There's only really odd bits, mainly around the exhaust system, suspension mounts, that kind of thing. Up on the ramps, off with the wheels, on with the spray.

 

And on another slightly worrying point... My MOT guy told me that if a brake pipe has been coated with grease, it's now a fail. I've always done this...

Yes, I got a “Verbal” for doing the same on mine.

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On 6/15/2019 at 3:22 PM, Rannsachair said:

close, I have a couple of Matchless's:

 

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Nice one !

Mmm, let's see, jampot, full width rear hub, barrel finned front hub, auto a/r timing cover...... I'l go '55 G3L ? 😀

I'm a Matchless man meself - here's my '54 G80 built to look like a comp replica...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re the greasing the brake pipes thing...

As Herbie says. Doesn't mention this at all in the latest MOT testers manual. So I'll be questioning that one and asking for the evidence if it crops up.

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2 hours ago, vrodman said:

Nice one !

Mmm, let's see, jampot, full width rear hub, barrel finned front hub, auto a/r timing cover...... I'l go '55 G3L ? 😀

I'm a Matchless man meself - here's my '54 G80 built to look like a comp replica...

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Looks great, spot on I have a 55 model G3LS, though registered December 54 and a 56 one too getting rebuilt! I am in the process of building 2 G80 engines for them too. I used to have an AJS Model 18

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