Welcome to the official blog of GETECH Garage Equipment

Welcome to our blog which is, hopefully, a useful source of resource for information on the MOT scheme and automotive garage equipment.. GETECH Garage Equipment are a UK based manufacturer specialising in the manufacture and supply of MoT testing equipment. We believe that only by supplying the very best value products that we will be …

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A move away from the establishment could be a shrewd choice for garage owners nationally.

Perhaps you decided on the supplier of your MOT equipment on the basis of the manufacturer name? Tecalemit, Boston, Snap-On or Bradbury for example. Potentially you sought advice from another garage in your area and used their experiences to make your decision. You may only be driven by price... but whatever the reason, should you …

#AnsweringBack – Why is there a mirror on an headlight beam tester?

During a weekly drill-down into our web-page we came across an interesting query which forms part of a new series of blog posts where we "Answer Back" - The question posed for this blog post was; "Why is there a mirror on an headlight beam tester?" Here is the answer... In order to measure the …

20% Off – Motorcycle MOT Test Bays

It's an aside post for the avid blog reader! We are offering a massive 20% discount on our (already) low price for a complete motorcycle mot bay package. To save 20%: Follow this link to our website: http://tinyurl.com/pjvoube/ Make the purchase online by scrolling down the webpage to the "Motorcycle Special Offer" tab! Congratulations - …

New Motorcycle MOT Station Wanted? 2018 is already waiting for you…

It might be the middle of summer; but now really is the time to start to turn your attention toward the 2018 season if you want your garage to be MOT approved, ready & waiting for the first customers of the year... Gaining the approval of your garage's MOT facility through the vehicle inspectorate can …

Roadside Emissions Testing is Coming!

HGV emissions enforcement In August 2017 we’ll start to carry out roadside checks which target lorry drivers and operators who cheat on vehicle emissions. The crackdown is based on evidence that some drivers and operators are using cheat devices to cut the cost of operating. This enforcement will help make vehicles safer by cutting the …

NPI – Fasep Tyre Changers

In order to offer our customers more choice in terms of wheel care products, we will sonn be able to offer Fasep tyre changing, wheel balancing and alignment equipment. FASEP are an innovative manufacturer of automotive garage equipment providing a full range of high-tech tyre equipment and service solutions. Established in 1969, by Fulvio Boni, …

What is a Play Detector?

A play detector is used within an MOT bay to eliminate test assistance from a 3rd party and to repeatably inspect both the steering and suspension elements of the subject vehicle. Play detection equipment can be installed into an inspection pit or within dedicated recesses within a lift's platform. Designs of play detection equipment vary …

Sole Trader MOT’s with an Inspection Pit

Many people imagine that as a sole trader; operating an MOT station from a small premises with limited headroom might be impossible - but you might also be surprised after talking to GETECH! Using an inspection pit to conduct the under vehicle checks required as part of the MOT is perfectly acceptable to the DVSA …