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Hidden rust - rear seat mounts under arch liners

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If we had MOT over here about 80% of our cars would fail. Something to think about if you come over and drive over here. The Swedish test is even tougher
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And then there are states (like Oklahoma), where there are no inspections and anything that moves can be on the interstate. Beware.

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Re: Hidden rust - rear seat mounts under arch liners

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abscate wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:14 am If we had MOT over here about 80% of our cars would fail. Something to think about if you come over and drive over here. The Swedish test is even tougher
From having seen the state of a lot of cars driving around from my visits there I can safely say I'm not even remotely surprised. Im not sure how the Transport Styrelsen inspection compares, though from what I've read it sounds identical (not surprising given they adopted EU policies in 2018) though they get 14 months betwen tests. Even the dreaded TUV is biennial and noticeably less strict than the MOT, unless your car has mods that is, at which point it just becomes a pain in the rear more than anything.
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