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Covert de-egr?

Discussion in 'TD5' started by Spot1, Apr 16, 2018.

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  1. Spot1

    Spot1 Active Member

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    I’m picking up my “new” TD5 D2 in a few days and originally one of the first things on the list was to de-egr it however the new MOT rules have kinda spannered that plan.... I had a quick chat with my local indy LR specialist and they intimated that as long as the egr and cat look like they are there and the emissions are passed then “they will be happy” ....

    My thinking is to use a coke-can to create a thin blanking plate to place in the exhaust feed and use the dremel to remove the internals in the main bore of the egr....

    That way, all will remain visually normal and therefore a pass....

    What are people’s thoughts on this?
     
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    Beneagles Well-Known Member

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    How dare the powers that be introduce laws that are inconvenient? :mad:Maybe we should just ignore them. Pick and choose the ones we want to obey and to hell with the others. :eek:
    Should muggings be acceptable as long as the victim is between 20 and 50?
    How about bank robbery - ok up to £9999 and a hanging offence over that amount?
    I could go on.....:p:p:p
     
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    But wouldn't that make us French? :D:eek::oops:
     
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  4. Spot1

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    :rolleyes:
    That’s one way to look at it.... but then human nature is to find ways of bending any laws applied to us....:rolleyes::D
     
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    Take it to a friendly MOT station, they will neither look nor care.
     
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    https://www.landyzone.co.uk/land-rover/new-mot-rules-may-2018.325509/
     
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    Or, have a Brother In Law who is an MOT tester :D
     
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    Or note that the EGR is hidden by the engine cover
     
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