8th. DM1051 waits its encounter with the MOT man at Luton Borough
Council MOT station. The test was a thorough one, taking 1 hour 20 minutes, and
the result was, sadly, a failure. The main defect was the front offside
brake-lining which was "cracked and insecure", although all the
brakes passed the pressure tests with ease. There was also a comment about a
rear nearside body panel not being properly secured to the frame "which
could be dangerous".
The body panel I can look at myself, but the brakes will need specialist