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    Do what the CAB says - send the letter. They...

    Do what the CAB says - send the letter.

    They will always bluster and try to make you give in but in the end they know the law and will back down.
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    Please let us know what happens - so many times...

    Please let us know what happens - so many times people come for advice, read the answers and vanish without trace.
  3. I am sure that dacouch is correct, but that does...

    I am sure that dacouch is correct, but that does not prevent you from challenging the decision. Don't waste time with telephone calls, but write to them, as succinctly as you can, stating why you...
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    After a little research I came across this on...

    After a little research I came across this on Piston Heads: "If the box is capable of changing ratios by itself then it is an automatic, if not it is a manual." The key word is capable.

    That...
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    What to say to this sorry tale. "give 3 month...

    What to say to this sorry tale.

    "give 3 month warrantty" - The law gives you six months.

    "I paid 20 for test drive and the drive was good" - If anyone asked me to pay for a test drive I would...
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    Sigh: Dennis: Please explain how you think that...

    Sigh: Dennis: Please explain how you think that this is relevant.
  7. Thread: SUV Drive Height

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    The Mazda CX-5 looks pretty good. Or a Ford...

    The Mazda CX-5 looks pretty good. Or a Ford galaxy.
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    You wouldn't and I probably wouldn't, but how big...

    You wouldn't and I probably wouldn't, but how big a risk is it? Apparently there are 2 million or so untaxed cars getting away with it.
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    You can either pay for January, take a chance or...

    You can either pay for January, take a chance or wait. It's only likely to be 20 or less to stay legal.
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    Toyotas are pretty reliable and dealers are to be...

    Toyotas are pretty reliable and dealers are to be found everywhere. The Avensis is pretty common over there. I used to tour France regularly with a much older Ford and a caravan on the back - any...
  11. You will probably find what you want in the...

    You will probably find what you want in the motoring press. They frequently publish the press releases from manufacturers that will give you a lead.

    Another route would be to go to all the...
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    This discussion is going nowhere. I suspect that...

    This discussion is going nowhere. I suspect that the reason you have mostly had "courteous and friendly" relations with them is because you are courteous and friendly.

    Yes they are trained and yes...
  13. Thread: Wind Mills?

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    Agreed

    Agreed
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    If this case actually cost you money - loss of...

    If this case actually cost you money - loss of wages, travelling to court etc. You will be able to make a claim for that, assuming that your side wins.

    Insurance companies are getting tougher on...
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    Cops tend to be prejudiced against young men on...

    Cops tend to be prejudiced against young men on motorbike anyway. When he asked, "Have you been drinking," your son knew, and the cop knew he knew, exactly what he meant. Because of his "Yes" the cop...
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    This is two months old now - a pity the OP did...

    This is two months old now - a pity the OP did not let us know the outcome.

    I have reported the advertisement above
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    Giving smart answers in that situation was hardly...

    Giving smart answers in that situation was hardly the ideal. That cop might well have spent the next half hour checking every detail in search of some fault he could prosecute your son for.

    Be...
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    Hard to make sense of this: What's a "widow clip"...

    Hard to make sense of this: What's a "widow clip" for example.

    Everyone should be aware these days that everything you post on your FB page is open to the public. It is like printing it and...
  19. Thread: tam

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    Just as general advice: When you post a thread on...

    Just as general advice: When you post a thread on any forum, it is better to put a heading that gives some idea of the content.

    "Faulty Wipers" would have been more helpful and more likely to...
  20. Thread: Wind Mills?

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    Not only that, but the taxpayer also has to pay...

    Not only that, but the taxpayer also has to pay the traditional generators to keep plant on standby for when the wind doesn't blow. The whole business is a giant scam on the taxpayer by the green...
  21. This, of course, is precisely why that driver's...

    This, of course, is precisely why that driver's insurers are trying to shift the blame. They know they will have to pay for his damage and your rear end, but they want to get your insurer to pay for...
  22. Dennis.... Stop with the irrelevant questions.

    Dennis.... Stop with the irrelevant questions.
  23. Thread: car accident

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    I don't agree with Dennis. Two wrongs don't make...

    I don't agree with Dennis. Two wrongs don't make a right. However I think that the other driver is mostly to blame and I would be claiming that he was 100% to blame. Just don't be too surprised if...
  24. Maybe someone with more expertise will have the...

    Maybe someone with more expertise will have the answer you want, but from the facts you describe I think that you are going to have a hard time making your case.

    Of course if you have photographs...
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    I am not sure what you mean "get away with it"? ...

    I am not sure what you mean "get away with it"?

    You can festoon your car with lights if you want, provided that they are properly secured and they all work - remember the Mods with their...
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