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 Posted: Thu Dec 29th, 2011 06:23 am
   
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Proud to be professional wrote: Maybe the subject of stress to vehicle compoents is not really understood?

Maybe the guidance being given in the manual is not being received correctly?

Maybe a steering track rod is not a highly stressed compoent?

Maybe excessive heat applied to vehicle compoents is not really understood?

Maybe I could be wrong, and you are right?

Maybe Stealth could give us an example of a highly stressed vehicle compoent?

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 Posted: Thu Dec 29th, 2011 03:35 am
   
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Maybe not :):):);):D

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 Posted: Thu Dec 29th, 2011 12:50 am
   
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Maybe the subject of stress to vehicle compoents is not really understood?

Maybe the guidance being given in the manual is not being received correctly?

Maybe a steering track rod is not a highly stressed compoent?

Maybe excessive heat applied to vehicle compoents is not really understood?

Maybe I could be wrong, and you are right?

Maybe Stealth could give us an example of a highly stressed vehicle compoent?

:D:D:D:D

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 Posted: Thu Dec 29th, 2011 12:35 am
   
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I'd have passed & advised ...the weld isn't a structural repair & from the photo there's no sign of excessive heat having been applied - the only heat would have been localised at the weld ;)

RFR - structural repair by welding to a steering linkage component, or signs of excessive heat having been applied


:shock: I cant see how you can apply weld without excessive heat, surly a weld to a highly stressed steering or suspension component is a fail? :?:?

I choose to ignore irrelevant comments

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 Posted: Wed Dec 28th, 2011 03:56 pm
   
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kit1958 wrote:
Just for info I failed tre as repaired by welding & the arm as excessive heat applied :)

I'd have passed & advised ...the weld isn't a structural repair & from the photo there's no sign of excessive heat having been applied - the only heat would have been localised at the weld ;)

RFR - structural repair by welding to a steering linkage component, or signs of excessive heat having been applied

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 Posted: Wed Dec 28th, 2011 03:52 pm
   
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Proud to be professional wrote:
those flags look like your driveway LOL:D


Lurking again DaveG ;)

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 Posted: Tue Dec 27th, 2011 10:22 pm
   
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I thought there was no stripping and dismantling as apart of the mot:D, also I was not aware that VOSA had approved mobile mot testing yet:D, those flags look like your driveway LOL:D

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 Posted: Mon Oct 31st, 2011 03:31 am
   
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fedup wrote: oh I'd no need to look the manual for that one Keith. Just throwing a spanner n the works for the hell of it :D
you forgot to mention the jubilee clips lol.:D

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 10:56 pm
   
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Just for info I failed tre as repaired by welding & the arm as excessive heat applied :)

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 09:13 pm
   
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oh I'd no need to look the manual for that one Keith. Just throwing a spanner n the works for the hell of it :D

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 04:58 pm
   
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excessive heat is an mot failure - must read the manual

http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m4s02000204.htm

does state "OR" so one OR the other

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 04:12 pm
   
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Ah but is that a Structural repair by welding? and has there been excessive heat in that little bit of welding? more heat than if you'd had to heat the lock nut to get it loosened?

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 04:49 am
   
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OMG :)

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 01:42 am
   
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and anouther

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 01:42 am
   
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Here's another pic

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 Posted: Sat Oct 29th, 2011 01:37 am
   
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I took these off a bmw today, I guess someone needed something to grip with mole grips!!I have never seen that done before, I guess there's always something new to see.
Please keep any other suggestions fit to print :)

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