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You must be get­ting sick and tired of com­ments re­lat­ing to the new road tax and SORN saga. But I must com­ment that on more than one oc­ca­sion I have tried to tax a car on­line un­der the new owner’s tax rules – in vain.

I re­cently bought a car on eBay and the seller de­clared it SORN so I could tax


Your Let­ters, The Editor, CCW, Fur­ther to Mr Moyce’s let­ter ( CCW, 10 Fe­bru­ary), I once owned an MG Mag­nette ZB with the Manu­matic selec­tive semi-au­to­matic trans­mis­sion in the early 1960s. Be­cause of a leg in­jury I’d sus­tained, hav­ing a two-pedal car suited my needs at the time. A lo­cal dealer had one in his show­room for ages, and he was keen to sell it to me.

The con­cept was noth­ing new, as pre­s­e­lec­tor gear­boxes had pre­vi­ously been avail­able on many dif­fer­ent ve­hi­cles, but the MG’s sys­tem sounded ideal. You held a switch on the gear­lever to dis­en­gage the cen­trifu­gal clutch, moved the lever to the gear you wanted, then

Me­dia House, Lynch Wood, Peter­bor­ough, Cambs PE2 6EA. Or email edi­to­rial@clas­s­ic­car­

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