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Old 21st June 2018, 04:24 PM
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I'm with these guys on this., get it MOT'ed: no MOT will massively reduce your (already small...) market for this car, and people won't even read beyond the "No MOT" headline.
I agree, but that may mean it sits for a long time waiting

I'll order the sensor, if I can get to it and find a spare hour or two then awesome but to be honest, little chance of that over the next month or so
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Old 21st June 2018, 09:16 PM
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Definitely fit the sensor. When I see a car that states it only needs a sensor it makes me wonder why it wasn't done? Hiding something else?
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Old 27th June 2018, 08:52 AM
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So today the sun is shining, a replacement sensor is due to be delivered and so I decided to check the ctek battery charger was doing its job.

Turned the key, fired up fine

So now I can say that the CPS is intermittent, not dead!

Plan to book an MOT, I may or may not get the sensor fitted given timings (now at 39 weeks for baby)!

Yesterday a scrap man drove past, I was half tempted to flag him down The truth of the matter is, while I need the drive space I obviously have an emotional attachment to this car and would like it to live on! This isn't a "for sale" thread, a couple of people have expressed and interest, so I am hopeful that is possible









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Old 27th June 2018, 09:29 AM
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Gosh! Red leather. Now I'm interested
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Old 27th June 2018, 12:12 PM
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Red leather is the best!
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Old 28th June 2018, 12:48 PM
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Red leather is the best!
Red Leather? Yellow Leather? Red Leather? Yellow Leather? I remember that...
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Old 28th June 2018, 08:22 PM
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Well today was another mixed day, missed the MOT slot due to "I might be having contractions", needless to say false alarm. Couldn't get it re-booked today, maybe tomorrow!

On the plus side, the replacement CPS arrived in the post, so I got on and fitted it. Took less than an hour, only lost a bit of skin up to my elbow

At least I know it is done now - MOT next
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Old 28th June 2018, 09:12 PM
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I'm desperately resisting showing any interest in this car. I have a soft spot for the S4 cab as I'm sure you recall.....

I'm hoping it sails through the MOT, pushing its worth up considerably, and thus ending my interest in it
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Old 28th June 2018, 09:44 PM
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The guy who fixes the roof motor is based in Harrogate, must be fate!?
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Old 30th June 2018, 06:03 PM
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Well I got a last minute appointment this afternoon - now have a 12 month MOT

As Monday is baby day, I will be putting the car on hold for a while. I will put up a for sale ad on here shortly!
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