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Offline martin1957

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Do I need an MoT
« on: January 03, 2018, 04:43:56 PM »
I have an import with the NOVA paperwork, a dating letter, and a V55 form.

Currently I need an MoT on the frame number to support my registration application.

If I wait till May 2018, the bike is MoT exempt.

Do I still need an MoT to prove anything else, like frame and engine number and roadworthiness?
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2018, 03:09:13 PM »
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2018, 07:23:56 PM »
that's a good question I think we'll have to wait and see but my thinking is that you'll be ok and you won't need an MOT.
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2018, 01:04:48 PM »
I  wiil be in the same situation, with a (H+nda!).Can't see they won't want proof of numbers? Maybe they didn't think this far?
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2018, 05:51:10 PM »
This should be no different to the same situation currently with a pre 1960 bike as they are already mot exempt so dvla should know the answer.
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2018, 07:11:19 PM »
I would have thought if it was a first registration in this country,- then it will have to be tested for road worthiness!?
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2018, 11:33:46 AM »
Well thats the thing. It will be a first reg. in this country.Manufactured 1968. I expect VJMC can confirm so expect no probs on that.  Unless DVLA accept dating letter as proof of numbers, as well as they will for age, or if they will require other solid proof thereof? I think if I call them now, rather than wait 'til may or later,when they have dealt with some,  I might get an indescisive answer- but if I find time to waste, I'll call! :-*
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2018, 07:45:20 PM »
I have exactly the same question on an imported 1972 rd350 from the states not regstered here yet and probably wont be for a couple of years!
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2018, 09:30:02 AM »
I have a 1960 bike that just missed out on the exemption. The tax is due by the end of the month and the M.O.T runs out today. I am going to S.O.R.N it as I need to do a couple of small jobs before the MOT.  If I S.O.R.N it  until May will I still be able to tax it using the original tax reminder (where it says the bike needs a current MOT) but without an MOT?
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2018, 03:54:16 PM »
I have a 1960 bike that just missed out on the exemption. The tax is due by the end of the month and the M.O.T runs out today. I am going to S.O.R.N it as I need to do a couple of small jobs before the MOT.  If I S.O.R.N it  until May will I still be able to tax it using the original tax reminder (where it says the bike needs a current MOT) but without an MOT?

NO, you will need to tax it using the V5 document reference number...
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Re: Do I need an MoT
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2018, 04:47:06 PM »
I have a 1960 bike that just missed out on the exemption. The tax is due by the end of the month and the M.O.T runs out today. I am going to S.O.R.N it as I need to do a couple of small jobs before the MOT.  If I S.O.R.N it  until May will I still be able to tax it using the original tax reminder (where it says the bike needs a current MOT) but without an MOT?

NO, you will need to tax it using the V5 document reference number...
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