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Re: Really need advice. Please.

Lost me now, why would the car not pass an M O T last year,brake pipes are Mainly a visual check and last year they were ok to pass a M O T ,the guy who did the mot last year was happy to pass them,the guy who did the mot this year wasnt ,it is such a grey area between,pass,advice or failure,each mot tester looks at different items on the mot differently,A lot depends on where the car is parked if its a damp area,i.e on grass then as the weather warms the damp air rises and plays havoc with the brake pipes,some one has just joined ,think its malta he lives ,he has put a photo of a mark 2 escort on ,its pristine because of the climate,so now we have all said to you just grin and bear it ,,can you buy a car with the amount of money needed to repair your car with a 12 month M O T that you know is a good runner,that is RELIABLE then if you can you are one of a handful of people,we all expect cars to be reliable,never break down or need to spend money on them but we know we are dreaming,i have worked out how much your car is going to cost to repair ,you buying how you are it is still less than 320,now can you really buy a car for 320, and these prices i am going way overboard ,
Here is a break down of the parts for you
2 rolls brake pipe 24
1 set of brake pads 30
3 tyres 120
flair ends and odds and sods 10
windscreen 120 and that will be fitted for that
You have paid for the Mot
SO all in all less than 400 with the tools
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