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How to avoid buying a banger

BUYING a car is a major financial outlay, so you certainly don’t want to find out your newly bought dream car belongs to someone else, or you have been left with someone else’s debt to pay. Whether buying from a dealership, privately or from an auction there is a certain level of risk involved. Here’s […]

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Preparing your car for an MoT test

MOST motorists dread the annual MoT test – whether it’s the first one that comes with a car’s third birthday, or the annual test of an older vehicle which is more likely to need some attention. The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) says there is no reason to fear the test if your car is […]

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All that glitters is not gold

A SURVEY from the RAC reveals many people think they know a thing or two about cars when looking to buy, but can easily be led astray by shiny paintwork. Around 65% say they know the basics and don’t need friends or family to help them check under the bonnet. However many are taken in […]

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Number plate system makes sense – really!

For those who don’t understand the number plate system, Editor David Hooper explains how it works. The number plate system isn’t as complicated as it may at first seem. IF you, like most people I know, are confused by the number plate system, it’s about to get even more mind-boggling. The current system was introduced […]

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