[Vwdiesel] Quantum lives...
quantum-man at hotmail.co.uk
Tue Jun 26 13:04:00 EDT 2007
Quantum passed its annual road test. Just needed one 50 cents sized hole
patching. $30. Whilst waiting a BMW only 10 yrs old had a failure
sheet...[s] amounting to the size of a chidren's comic. I hate these
tests... it's like going to the dentists... But I do leave with a smirk when
So this time I happened to mention to the BMW driver that I bought this
Quantum for £29; 2 years ago; and it needed just a parking brake clean and a
wash due to being stuck under a hedge for the previous 2 years to pass this
test last year and has now become become a little bit costly with this £15
rust hole... :o)
Looking on the internet I've discovered that the rules for our emissions
testing follows the oldest of either the engine, or the car.
So if I put in a 1966 engine it would need no emissions test or more likely
if I stuck in a 2008 TDI engine it would be tested on the 1988 age of the
car; Pre CAT and almost impossible to fail...
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