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    Exclamation K53 Info - Basic

    This link http://www.flamesonmytank.com/license.htm gives you a rough idea of what is required for K53 License.
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    Awesome, thanks! Going for my license next Saturday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarelNC View Post
    Awesome, thanks! Going for my license next Saturday!

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    Important things to remember is don't roll, always check left and right before pulling away and lane changing, obey all road rules when entering the test grounds.
    Good Luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jadd View Post
    Important things to remember is don't roll, always check left and right before pulling away and lane changing, obey all road rules when entering the test grounds.
    Good Luck
    Noted, thanks Jadd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jadd View Post
    This link http://www.flamesonmytank.com/license.htm gives you a rough idea of what is required for K53 License.
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    Thanks
    K53 Test this Wednesday.

    Question: What would happen to my test booking if it was ****ing down with rain on the day? Just checked weather report and its supposedly going be pouring around the time of my test...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    Thanks
    K53 Test this Wednesday.

    Question: What would happen to my test booking if it was ****ing down with rain on the day? Just checked weather report and its supposedly going be pouring around the time of my test...
    Good luck Harvs. AFAIK, it moves to the next available date. Strangely enough though, I noticed the other day after I did my test, there's a box to tick if road surface is wet, so I'm not sure if there's an option to carry on irrespective of conditions...

    Side note, I followed the instructions in that link and the test went just fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarelNC View Post
    Good luck Harvs. AFAIK, it moves to the next available date. Strangely enough though, I noticed the other day after I did my test, there's a box to tick if road surface is wet, so I'm not sure if there's an option to carry on irrespective of conditions...

    Side note, I followed the instructions in that link and the test went just fine.

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    Let me just hope it doesn't rain too hard then, time to get this finished and klaar lol.

    Congrats and well done Karel!
    How long did it take to do the test?
    Did you have to do the "Turning in a confined space"? I didnt see this in the K53 Book.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    Let me just hope it doesn't rain too hard then, time to get this finished and klaar lol.

    Congrats and well done Karel!
    How long did it take to do the test?
    Did you have to do the "Turning in a confined space"? I didnt see this in the K53 Book.
    Thanks... Nerves were against me in the beginning. And the fact that I had just come off night shift.

    Took about 30-35 minutes in total.

    I did have to. It actually consists of 2 parts the way I see it . Part 1-left turn and stop. Part 2 pull away and left turn. The 2nd part, to me way more challenging. My left foot touched the ground, but I never crossed any lines, so only a 5pt deduction and not an outright fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarelNC View Post
    Thanks... Nerves were against me in the beginning. And the fact that I had just come off night shift.

    Took about 30-35 minutes in total.

    I did have to. It actually consists of 2 parts the way I see it . Part 1-left turn and stop. Part 2 pull away and left turn. The 2nd part, to me way more challenging. My left foot touched the ground, but I never crossed any lines, so only a 5pt deduction and not an outright fail.

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    That sounds pretty quick!

    Ok thanks. Yeah apparently everyone is naturally inclined to do left/right better.
    It's my right turn that sucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    That sounds pretty quick!

    Ok thanks. Yeah apparently everyone is naturally inclined to do left/right better.
    It's my right turn that sucks.
    Just remember your observations. Obs before clicking into gear, then before pulling away, then before turning /stopping. Those are easy points and should be kept in the bank in case of silly mistakes like putting your foot down...

    Also, pay attention to the speeds required over the speed traps. Some parts were 20-30km/h and others were 25-30

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    Thanks
    K53 Test this Wednesday.

    Question: What would happen to my test booking if it was ****ing down with rain on the day? Just checked weather report and its supposedly going be pouring around the time of my test...
    Depends on the examiner, and surface conditions. To much water and they will postpone as per KarelNC

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarelNC View Post
    Just remember your observations. Obs before clicking into gear, then before pulling away, then before turning /stopping. Those are easy points and should be kept in the bank in case of silly mistakes like putting your foot down...

    Also, pay attention to the speeds required over the speed traps. Some parts were 20-30km/h and others were 25-30

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jadd View Post
    Depends on the examiner, and surface conditions. To much water and they will postpone as per KarelNC
    Cool, thanks guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    Cool, thanks guys
    Good luck with the test today, chief. Let us know how it goes

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarelNC View Post
    Good luck with the test today, chief. Let us know how it goes

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    My test got deferred due to testing ground being too wet from rain.
    Waiting on them to give me new date for test, as their systems were down again apparently...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    My test got deferred due to testing ground being too wet from rain.
    Waiting on them to give me new date for test, as their systems were down again apparently...
    Ah, *** one! Sorry bud

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    Thank you all for the tips, vids, and link
    Extremely helpful.

    Licence is done, dusted, and passed!

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    Good to hear! Well done! It's actually quite easy as long as you don't let the nerves get the better of you

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarelNC View Post
    Good to hear! Well done! It's actually quite easy as long as you don't let the nerves get the better of you

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    Thanks!
    Yeah that, and the heat & sun exposure

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harvs View Post
    Thank you all for the tips, vids, and link
    Extremely helpful.

    Licence is done, dusted, and passed!
    Which testing station did you go to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hitman View Post
    Which testing station did you go to?
    Edenvale, this was the closest one with open slots for me.

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