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Re: ***WARNING Cheap chinese calipers WARNING***

Postby Mazda Mender » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:15 pm

Everything happens for a reason, so just think Gaz, if you had not fitted those cheap dangerous rubbish, then you would of never meet us and jumped on here :wink: :handgestures-thumbup:
I agree with Lazza the more info locked together to share across the other forums for owners to be aware the better in my book.
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Postby The Captain » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:42 am

In the interest of spreading the word I have added a link to this thread on MX5Driver.
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Postby Mazda Mender » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:58 am

The Captain wrote:In the interest of spreading the word I have added a link to this thread on MX5Driver.

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Mk1 Eunos 93 1.6 black S special **gone**
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Postby Lazza » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:52 am

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Mk 1 Eunos 93 black V.S II 1.8 fettling,
Mk 2 .1/4 Roadster 99 black & gold V.S 1.8 being rebuilt,
Mk 1 Eunos 90 1.6 (claimed by daughter)
Mk 1 Eunos 96 1.8 blue B2...being fettled
Mk1 Eunos 93 1.6 black S special **gone**
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Mk 1 Eunos 93 black V.S II 1.8 fettling,
Mk 2 .1/4 Roadster 99 black & gold V.S 1.8 being rebuilt,
Mk 1 Eunos 90 1.6 (claimed by daughter)
Mk 1 Eunos 96 1.8 blue B2...being fettled
Mk1 Eunos 93 1.6 black S special **gone**
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Postby wazza99 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:23 pm

Thats the same place I bought mine from. Pile o sh*te.....the adjuster in the piston is also scabby cheap metal.....
Just to be clear I did not buy them to save money just trusted the advert, not knowing any better..lesson learnt.
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Postby binarypunk » Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:21 pm

By the way...regardless of selling on eBay or in a shop, the retailer is responsible for making sure what he is selling is safe and legal. If he's selling in the EU then the parts must be CE Marked. Do they have CE markings? If not, the retailer is breaking the law by selling them and needs reporting to their local trading standards, who can then force them to reveal the importer's details, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the product is correctly marked before bringing them into the EU.

It is all under 2007/46/EC for vehicle parts, which is a conglomeration of several directives concerning whole vehicles or subsystems intended for type-approved vehicles. There is a defined level of (documented) testing that must have been done successfully before any parts can be sold in the EU as a replacement assembly for a previously-approved vehicle. Any safety issues like these would render it non-approvable and therefore illegal to sell in the EU.
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Postby Lazza » Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:45 pm

I would have thought eBay would be interested in hearing from anyone who has bought these callipers and has had the problems in this thread. They wouldn't want to be associated with people selling stuff like that. Maybe people should report them to eBay.
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Postby paggers » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:33 pm

I think there would be a strong case for asking for a refund via eBay and raising a case. Especially if you paid via Paypal I suspect you would get your money back.
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Postby rachel_hw » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:44 pm

We are (hopefully) getting a refund. Garry spoke to Citizens Advice and they are passing info on to Trading Standards. We haven't reported them to Ebay - Garry spoke to the company and we thought we'd see if they had enough of a conscience to stop selling them first... Doesn't look like it.

Apparently they didn't seem either surprised, sorry or interested.

BTW Paggers, hope you didn't take offense at me posting a pic of my car back on track over on OC - not meant as a dig at you!
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Re: ***WARNING Cheap chinese calipers WARNING***

Postby paggers » Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:54 pm

rachel_hw wrote:BTW Paggers, hope you didn't take offense at me posting a pic of my car back on track over on OC - not meant as a dig at you!

I hope I didn't say anything that would give you that impression. My aim is to enjoy my photography and I want other people to do the same. No reason at all why I would take offense any more than you should take offense of me posting pictures of your pride and joy being tinkered with. :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: ***WARNING Cheap chinese calipers WARNING***

Postby Mazda Mender » Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:31 pm

Yours was far from the only Mx/roadster over the weekend that had brake problems, if you look in the back ground of nialls pic you should just be able to make out me working one the brakes of a yellow MK 2 to while your was being put right, we hit plenty of other problems that was put right, and there was some belters, she is all OK now ,thats the main thing :handgestures-thumbup: just trying to make you feel better in the fact that there were other owners with problems, so you don't feel that you were the only one buddy :wink:
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Mk 1 Eunos 93 black V.S II 1.8 fettling,
Mk 2 .1/4 Roadster 99 black & gold V.S 1.8 being rebuilt,
Mk 1 Eunos 90 1.6 (claimed by daughter)
Mk 1 Eunos 96 1.8 blue B2...being fettled
Mk1 Eunos 93 1.6 black S special **gone**
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