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If you’ve never owned a car, or it’s been a few years since you owned a car, it’s easy to forget the many potentials pitfalls with purchasing a second hand vehicle. To help prevent you making an expensive mistake, we’ve put together some tips for you to follow when looking for your new wheels.

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Shaken
That’s prounounced sha-ken as in f*#ken rather than “shaken not stirred” and it’s a vehicle inspection certificate that allows you to drive your car on the road in Japan. Brand new cars need to get a new shaken 3 y

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