Woohoo, it’s passed second time round 

Mr MOT had a look at the welding and said “Oh, that’s nice to see, that is. Proper old-timer’s welding – you don’t see much of that nowadays.” It was nice to be able to tell him that the chap who’d done it was (at most) half his age. 

Next task for this weekend is clean up the engine bay, try and keep the oil inside the oily bits and flush out the coolant – from looking under the rad cap, he seems to have used Rowntree’s Lime Jelly instead of anti-freeze