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Bugger.

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I think all angles have been well covered here

https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-...l-illegal.html
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Thanks Coxy1. I'm a little late to the party then. It's the first I've heard about any definite legislation. I imagine a lot of the interesting speculation about legality on that thread will be answered when it comes into force. Just hope it isn't retrospective. I'm not getting my DPF welded back on just yet...
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Just hope it isn't retrospective....
What do you mean...?

You obviously don't need to fit a DPF to a car that shouldn't have one, but any that should will need one visibly there for the MOT.

Just the same as Cats on Petrol cars, even it is can pass the emissions test without a Cat, it will fail for not having a Cat if it had one when new.
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Sorry David - when I say I hope the law won't be retrospective, I mean that I hope the legislation won't require reattaching the DPF on a car that had it removed before the legislation came into force.
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Sorry David - when I say I hope the law won't be retrospective, I mean that I hope the legislation won't require reattaching the DPF on a car that had it removed before the legislation came into force.
I think we can all safely say that you'll be out of luck there!!
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Sorry David - when I say I hope the law won't be retrospective, I mean that I hope the legislation won't require reattaching the DPF on a car that had it removed before the legislation came into force.
I'm sure it will.
If the car had a dpf when new then it will need one to pass the next mot regardless of when it was removed.
I'm glad I still have mine in the garage, I was tempted to sell it
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Hopefully they won't miss the precats missing off my gta.
As long as the main Cat(s) are there I'd say you'll be fine as there will clearly be a Cat fitted and easy to see.
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