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Everything you need to know about getting your kit car through the SVA examination

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document I have a windscreen on my kit car but it?s not a full height screen. Do I still need a demisting/defrosting device?
This is not an easy one to answer as the height of the windscreen determines whether you will need a demisting/defrosting device or not.   The...
rating 12 Feb, 2008 Views: 9040 Comments: 0
document How much does the SVA test cost?
As of the 10th February 2008 VOSA were quoting the following prices Basic SVA test (or appeal test) is £158 during normal operating hours or...
rating 12 Feb, 2008 Views: 7880 Comments: 0
document Can I drive my kit car to the SVA test centre
The is an extract from the VOSA SVA documentation;   “After arrival the only circumstances in which you can drive the vehicle before...
rating 11 Feb, 2008 Views: 6072 Comments: 0
document What are acceptable anchorage points for seatbelts on monocoque chassis?
In all cases the manufacturer of the kit car should either provide adequate seatbelt mounting points in the structure of the car or at very least...
rating 18 Feb, 2008 Views: 5871 Comments: 0
document Where can I find a list of all the SVA testing stations?
Scotland Aberdeen: Cloverhill Road Bridge of Don Industrial Estate Aberdeen AB23 8EE 01224 702357 Glasgow: Crosshill...
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Recent articles
document How should the VIN plate be presented
The VIN plate (chassis plate) should be firmly fixed to the vehicle ie, rivets, welded.   Should be made of a durable material, ie...
Not rated 12 Mar, 2008 Views: 3658 Comments: 0
document Design weights, axle weights
Be careful not to underestimate the design weight and individual axle weights of your kit car because if the weight turns out to be more than you put...
Not rated 12 Mar, 2008 Views: 4152 Comments: 0
document What do I have to do to ensure the speedometer complies with SVA
The speedometer has to be….   Fitted Operational Show MPH increments Increments cannot be greater than 20mph each Has to be capable...
Not rated 12 Mar, 2008 Views: 2502 Comments: 0
document Do I have to fit a speedometer?
Yes, it is an SVA fail if your kit car has not got a working speedometer
Not rated 12 Mar, 2008 Views: 1970 Comments: 0
document Do I need to fit my kit car with a catalytic converter?
As a general rule, if your donor car was fitted with a catalytic converter and the effective date of registration (engine date) is after 1st of...
rating 12 Mar, 2008 Views: 3569 Comments: 0


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