The end of car mods?

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Just been reading this myself and was just about to post the same but you beat me to it James. ;)

Very worrying indeed as it appears the beurocrats in the EU have quietly sneaked this one in by the back door by amalgamating several minor legislations to constitute this one and there is no apparrent consultation. This will rock the motor industry to the core as there are many companies out there that will be made bankrupt overnight. :(
 

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This always worrys me
The public are not made aware of things like this happening
I had enough the bloody emissions/filter with my van last year, cost a fortune
This will slip through, a bit like the straight cucumber they demanded
Hopefully somebody will see sense and throw it out
I wouldnt mind, but we are
the only country that adheres to these rules
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Boysie said:
I wouldnt mind, but we are
the only country that adheres to these rules
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Yes it's ridiculous, hopefully the UK will see sense as it will have a big effect on jobs I imagine. Hopefully it will go the same way as the eu cookie law on websites which has been dampened down here.
 

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talk about bad timing :-s

 

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swamper said:
talk about bad timing :-s

I wouldn't worry about it too much just yet Wayne, the car modification retail industry in the UK is huge. Retail = VAT = money for the government. :-?

The fat lady ain't sung yet good buddy
 

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It's a load of tosh..

If a car has different alloys it will be classed as modified..

It won't happen
 

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Well as you now have to notify your insurance company if you switch from the supplied run flats to regular tyres and stuff like that it wouldn't surprise me if some idiot agreed to put it in place
 

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I'm always interested to know how you are expected to know if your car has been modified. Some mods are obvious, but some are not.

Has anyone stripped the car down to find out if the previous owner put a braided clutch hose on?

Yet, the irony of it all is that using high octane fuel is OK.
 
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