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loud exhausts ?

slim

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loud exhausts ?
« on: June 09, 2012, 11:14:13 PM »
Heres a common one to get the ball rolling........

We get asked about noisy pipes endlessly so heres the answer

Theres is no decibel test!
There is no requirement for a BS stamp or E mark
If your exhaust can has "not for road use" or "for race use only" or something similar stamped on it, its an RFR (reason for refusal) or a fail in english ::) ..... in theory if you stick a bit of tape over the offending words i cant remove it so cant see it & cant fail it..... but ........

.... its ultimately down to testers discression  ;) eg if i think its too loud its a fail.



Re: loud exhausts ?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2012, 09:21:13 PM »
Interesting, another one I wasn't aware of. Makes me think that all MOT testers should have an annual hearing test, might suggest that to my MP  ;)

slim

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Re: loud exhausts ?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2012, 11:43:24 PM »
Pardon  ;D ;) :)