Some of the worst roads in the UK in Lincolnshire without mud and steering wheel attendants of low IQ. I have not ventured on the roads around Linc's much but always felt safer when i was back on the A50 heading home.
My little 2003 Micra failed M.O.T on a bottom suspension arm ball joint. The garage wanted near £200 without the M.O.T charge .£29 quid for the suspension arm off EBAY and one skinned knuckle job done .
The rope bangers may have less flash powder in them now due to knob heads off housing estates buying them and using them for the wrong purpose. Portek will know the new regs on this i am sure but wont market them as lower spec items obviously :)
I have had some hairy moments getting steel tracked diggers on steel trailers myself in the past. One older chap who shifted our bits and bobs would never let any driver load and always do it himself . He would always go on the trailer from its side for some reason no mater how easy going up the...