Originally Posted by robo
If this is the case then, if my build is not made up from a donor car just a pile of bits all i need to do is prove that the engine is pre 1995!! and shove it on a Q.
Yep that is correct. It is the date of the engine that matters now, the date of the donor is irrelivant with regard to emissions. That was one of the main changes from SVA to IVA.
Building from one donor will allow you to apply for an age related plate which some people prefer. Q plate allows you to build it from whatever parts you want.