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by john the baptist
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: DeRestrict an A2 Motorbike
Replies: 1
Views: 85

DeRestrict an A2 Motorbike

Hi Im thinking of buying a friends A2 bike i have an A licence so obviously not interest in the limited horsepower. I know that it was expensive to get the restriction on the bike and the official dealers certificate however does anyone know the procedure of reversing this. I could un restrict it wi...
by john the baptist
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Tax on second hand cars
Replies: 6
Views: 376

Re: Tax on second hand cars

Hi there is a vehicle tax on anything regardless on car bike etc and i believe its 4% on the value of the vehicle. Thats their value not what you pay. Traffico charge an EU ILLEGAL charge of €50 €52 euros regardless. Please note its a euro law that the transfer of vehicle ownership has to be free bu...
by john the baptist
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: TD Sytems TV

hi no its not listed as a manufacturer.
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: TD Sytems TV

Just bought a TD Systems tv as an xmas pressy to myself. I use a programmable remote to control it. To be fair i have only programmed a couple of functions as i pretty much only use the tv as a display for my android box. No reason wjy you couldn't ptogram a bunch of othrr functions aseell it's nor...
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: blocked windscreen washer jets
Replies: 12
Views: 1648

Re: blocked windscreen washer jets

never use tap water always distilled or ready made. the water in spain is not great especially if you live in a city.
by john the baptist
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 354

TD Sytems TV

Hi we bought a cheap tv from Carrefour which was on offer. Its their own make TD Systems and is very good for the price. This make is dedicated to the spanish market and i assume that its called something else around europe. Obviously everyhting these days is made in china. Does anyone else have one...
by john the baptist
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online

Thanks for the advice the lady who is the owner apparently works for a gestor and it will go through her work. Im obviously no going through with it if i cant go to her office and get it done officially also i will be going to the registered address if not then im not interested. i used to do transf...
by john the baptist
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online

H i Im looking to buy a motorbike from someone near malaga and the owner informed me that the transferencia can now be done online. I did read that the Permission de circulacion can be done online and im aware that the vehicles sales tax can be done online but i was not aware that the traffico vehic...
by john the baptist
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Exempt from paying Sello
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Re: Exempt from paying Sello

thanks beachcomber i think it may be the same. cheers
by john the baptist
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Exempt from paying Sello
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Exempt from paying Sello

Hi does anyone know exactly how old a vehicle needs to be to be exempt from paying sello (the annual vehicle tax that does to the town hall) is it 20 years or more??? it obiously goes up with the size of the motorbike i know my 125cc was €8 and my 500cc is 19 euros however i know that its goes up al...
by john the baptist
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: UK Social Security Contributions
Replies: 5
Views: 518

Re: UK Social Security Contributions

thanks for the information, I wont be claiming from the UK I left there 20 years ago :) Ill be applying in Spain where I live.
by john the baptist
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: UK Social Security Contributions
Replies: 5
Views: 518

UK Social Security Contributions

Hi, does anyone know if there is a main point of contact for the UK social security office where they can be contacted by expats with regards to the year of social security contributions paid over the years. Im looking for confirmation of my many years of working in London but all i have is my natio...
by john the baptist
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Paypal Account
Replies: 4
Views: 5959

Re: Paypal Account

thanks for the info
by john the baptist
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Paypal Account
Replies: 4
Views: 5959

Paypal Account

Hi is possible to open a paypay account in english without a uk address??? when i get directed to the spanish site due to address location its obviously in spanish I can cope with the basic but with complex transactions and small print i may be out of my league, Im no Online expert and dont really w...
by john the baptist
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Outstanding Debt or fines
Replies: 27
Views: 8825

Re: Outstanding Debt or fines

many thanks for the info to be honest i dont seem to be any further with the process. what is a digital certificate of a clave, we dont have DNIs only nie so can we still get digital certificates??
by john the baptist
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Outstanding Debt or fines
Replies: 27
Views: 8825

Outstanding Debt or fines

Hi Im looking at getting a motorbike and was hoping someone would know if there is a website were any fines or any unpaid annual "sellos" could be identified using only the vehicles registration. Years ago you could pop into traffico and get a quick answer however as everyone knows these d...
by john the baptist
Wed May 29, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: bike import
Replies: 39
Views: 18402

Re: bike import

Hi there are thousand 125cc for sale on the costa just check out FB marketplace. You can get a very decent Jap Bike for €600, why bother importing the pain in getting a euro certificate and changing the headlights for an ITV pass its such a head ache and god help you that after all that if fails imm...
by john the baptist
Tue May 28, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Purchasing second hand car from private owner
Replies: 8
Views: 7057

Re: Purchasing second hand car from private owner

Hi Ive bought bikes cars and scooters privately many times but to be honest not for a while. In the good old days you could go into traffico and they would explain and help. HOWEVER all traffico seem to be doing these days is changing driving licenses from uk to spanish. You now ALWAYS need a CITA a...
by john the baptist
Thu May 09, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Best Pay as You Go sim Card
Replies: 7
Views: 2075

Re: Best Pay as You Go sim Card

thanks for the advice just need a number for whatsapp as its the main type of communication that kids use these days with regards to homework.
by john the baptist
Wed May 08, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Best Pay as You Go sim Card
Replies: 7
Views: 2075

Best Pay as You Go sim Card

Hi All We need another mobile line as well as our two contracted mobiles for one of our children however we need it only for calls. Im looking for a recommendation as most companies are offering monthly payment schemes with data and all im looking for is the old fashion PAYG top up every 3 or six mo...

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