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Offline Nurse Julie

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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #45 on: January 01, 2020, 04:50:40 PM »
Thanks Julie, Being a tight Yorkshire git,  I'll probably leave it until April before I bother taxing it. 

I doubt I'd have ridden it much between now and then anyway unless we have a heatwave in March.  Its insured and currently SORNed.  I still haven't got around to riding the Triumph Thruxton I bought last month due to the crap weather and shit on the roads.
That makes sense. Just take the log book to the Post Office on or after April 1st, just fill in the box ' change of taxation class' to 'historic' , give it to the post mistress and bobs your uncle, done instantly on the spot. You don't even need to fill in a V112 'MOT exemption form now as it's all done automatically.
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Offline cooleronthecoast

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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #46 on: January 12, 2020, 12:09:14 PM »
Just a thought. Being first registered for the road in 1979, I reckon my bike was a new old stock purchase.  Didn't Honda stop making all CB550 models in 1978?   

Is there any way of deciphering the build date from the engine/frame numbers?
Now where did I put that 10mm socket?

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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #47 on: January 12, 2020, 12:14:43 PM »
Yes, yours could be old stock late registered. But it's not really late as if you think how long it took to come from Japan, it is probably correct. You can find out from Honda UK when the bike was manufactured but that costs about £35 and you being a tight Yorkshire git 🤗 even though if you could prove it was manufactured before Jan 79, by the time you find all that out, it will be April 1st and FOC tax. So unless you want to find out just for your own inquisitiveness, I wouldn't bother.
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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #48 on: January 12, 2020, 12:33:40 PM »
Good point Julie.  :)
Now where did I put that 10mm socket?

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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #49 on: January 13, 2020, 08:11:41 PM »
Do we still have to go to the post office annually to maintain historic status like we were paying road tax,or is it goodbye PO?
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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #50 on: January 13, 2020, 08:15:37 PM »
Good bye PO.

as long as it is insured.

Renew your free tax online

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Offline Nurse Julie

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Re: Road Tax- 1978 registered bike-400/4
« Reply #51 on: January 13, 2020, 10:16:32 PM »
I love it... Its the simplest process DVLA have ever introduced. Just renew it yearly on line... Simples 😁😁😁
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