They also remove a load of hassle - you do not list a location but if you are close by, when it is landed, go down and check the car out for the obvious things like tyres etc for MOT and then you can control the cost of these as well. It also breaks up the long and tedious wait (along with this site of course).
The only work that they did that I have changed since is the front plate and the Champiro tyre that was replaced on the front and was extra to this.
depends on whether your car is modified at all Skunk .. this can cause delays.
I also thought all japanese tyres fail the SVA test as they don't have a speed rating on the tyre wall ? So you either replace the tyres or, as some places do, put on a temporary set of wheels n'tyres.
Tyres must have listed on the sidewall speed rating , load rating and also either the E symbol (E1 or E2 etc in a small circle on side wall) or alternatively the Japanese approval symbol which looks a bit like a cracked egg.
Also the tyres must meet the speed rating appropriate to the car eg H rated is upto 130 MPH etc.
If your Tyres have the (JIS) japanese type approval marked in a circle on the tyre, or (E1 ) , (E2 ) or ( DOT ) they will be OK for ESVA Testing, but only if they are not ZR rated Tyres.
Unfortunately most Japanese Import Skylines have ZR rated tyres, mostly Bridgestone GRID II, GRID or Potenza tyres. If the tyres are Bridgestone you have no alternative but to change them for SVA or you will fail. Yokohama Tyres are even worse for markings as most do not even have the (JIS) mark at all.
We used to be able to get them through with an approval letter from Bridgestone but this has been stopped and these ZR tyres are a NO NO.
So even if the tyres are brand new you will have to take them off for the test.
If the tyres are not ZR rated but have the (JIS ) symbol you should be OK.
We also do all preparation work for ESVA for Skylines at good rates as we specialise in them and get them through when others fail, even the modified ones, so if you need any further help, just PM me.
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