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Matt2000

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I forgot (or possibly never knew) that TÜV depends on distance covered and not just years. MOT here is just three years for a new car.

Glad it went through without many issues. Scoring on brakes isn't ideal, EV manufacturers may have to re-think the concept of brakes entirely if lack of use becomes an issue.
 

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I forgot (or possibly never knew) that TÜV depends on distance covered and not just years. MOT here is just three years for a new car.

Glad it went through without many issues. Scoring on brakes isn't ideal, EV manufacturers may have to re-think the concept of brakes entirely if lack of use becomes an issue.

TÜV for a brand new car is 3 years, after that two years. KMs don't matter
 

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I’ll definitely make sure to do some hard braking right before next TÜV in two years, just to see whether that helps in any way

The cleanest my brakes have ever been was after 2 Ring laps at Ringmeet. Just saying :p
 

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I forgot (or possibly never knew) that TÜV depends on distance covered and not just years. MOT here is just three years for a new car.

Glad it went through without many issues. Scoring on brakes isn't ideal, EV manufacturers may have to re-think the concept of brakes entirely if lack of use becomes an issue.
Yeah the km I just put in as an info - nothing to do with TÜV.

Regarding brakes: VW is doing rear drums again because of this. Good easy solution tbh - don’t see much of the drums with those mostly closed EV wheels anyway.
Renault has gone from rear drums to discs with the new Zoe… which I don’t get. Oh well.

The cleanest my brakes have ever been was after 2 Ring laps at Ringmeet. Just saying :p
And the 'Ring is not far from Köln ;-)

And there are superchargers in Nürburg :p:p
Yeees yeees 😝
 

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TÜV for a brand new car is 3 years, after that two years. KMs don't matter
Yeah the km I just put in as an info - nothing to do with TÜV.
Yeah ignore me I was just going by the first date in the thread rather than the first line where you said you got it in June 2019. :LOL:
 

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Yeah the km I just put in as an info - nothing to do with TÜV.

Regarding brakes: VW is doing rear drums again because of this. Good easy solution tbh - don’t see much of the drums with those mostly closed EV wheels anyway.
Renault has gone from rear drums to discs with the new Zoe… which I don’t get. Oh well.



Yeees yeees 😝

Once mine arrives we can go meet up there, bring the kids and I will bring mine :-D
 

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Yeah ignore me I was just going by the first date in the thread rather than the first line where you said you got it in June 2019. :LOL:
Yeah… registered 31.05.2019 - so 05/2019. but delivered mid June since they moved the delivery date twice.
 
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