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  • Red_Vodka's Avatar
    Today, 07:50 PM
    Red_Vodka replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Hello there! I am highly interested and price dependant can come collect it immediately. PM me here or on my private email @...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Today, 07:30 PM
    Thanks Phill/ratrog64/Gaisa/Gmacz, I've got a compressor and air chisel which I was intending to use for the spot welds, but I like the sound of...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • glasgowgolfer's Avatar
    Today, 06:42 PM
    glasgowgolfer replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Please drop me a mail, text,call,carrier pigeon, whatsapp, I am very very interested in buying Cheers Dave Daviekinloch@hotmail.com 07545279036
    5 replies | 52 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    Today, 06:29 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    I would assume it is tax exempt since my old '68 bug was exempt and that was a '68. Neil, I know a couple of people on site would be interested in...
    5 replies | 52 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 06:28 PM
    MartinB replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Looks good to me! Same colour as mine was originally too... even has the rear bumper that mine is now missing (wish I still had that - controversial...
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 PM
    Probably a bit rear end heavy with a type4 engine as well then! `¬)
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 05:58 PM
    MartinB replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Had a sunroof in mine... but never needed to use it to get out! I had a lever next to the drivers seat that when pulled released the pressure in...
    624 replies | 43416 view(s)
  • Gmacz's Avatar
    Today, 05:07 PM
    Supermig 180 is a good choice, up a grade in price but nice eurotorch will help with learning to weld. Should last for many years and be trouble...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Today, 04:23 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Looks good and I'm sure it will go to a good home for someone on this site. I see it's an F reg - is it tax exempt as a result or does it have a...
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  • Neil's Avatar
    Today, 04:07 PM
    Neil started a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Please excuse this ad, I know you all know everything there is to know about these cars. I thought I'd offer it on here in case there's any interest...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    Today, 03:45 PM
    One thing I will forewarn everyone of, is how you need to test EVERY level you wish to use since a fair percentage of levels, especially "torpedo" or...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • ratrog64's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 PM
    If you have a compressor already, a cheap air chisel will cut the time down to about a hour and a half. A good air chisel will do it in less then an...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • ratrog64's Avatar
    Today, 11:52 AM
    Looks like a new frame head and hat for sure. Rear pan supports need some love as well. I'd cut away all of the metal that's going to be replaced as...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Today, 11:08 AM
    I would first remove the floorpans before sandblasting as these are going to be replaced anyway so no point in having them in the way during the...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Today, 06:48 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Happened to me on the way to Stones one year (stopped for petrol, pressed up button - nothing) when the main roof pump solenoid failed. Sunroof hatch...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    Yeh, sandblasting is planned, Dirk. I've been over the main tunnel and rear with a hammer and they both sound solid. My main concern is the front...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:01 PM
    Lots of tin worm! I think I would get it sandblasted first and then see what metal is left before you make any decisions. Dirk
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    Etc, etc .... Cheers, Alistair
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    More photos ...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    Hi all, Thought it was time for an update with some photos. I've spread them over 2 or 3 posts below. After your input on my other thread in...
    124 replies | 5403 view(s)
  • Gmacz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    Gmacz replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I have escaped through the sunroof on mine. Microswitch for upper limit stopped working and cut all power. I can now bypass this sitting in the car...
    624 replies | 43416 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Not having an easy means of escaping a failed hydraulic roof can also be embarrassing. When I built my first Nova I never fitted a sunroof...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:28 PM
    Rear end first is indeed the best BUT,,,, you need a wide bed between the wheels to allow the rear wheels to pass. I also found that with a single...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 11:39 PM
    Rear loading is the way to go, not that it made much of a weight difference here And to give a perspective on the trailer length I went for...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 11:22 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I know we are all giving you a hard time on this, but its based on experience. When I rewired my car from scratch (which was done originally due a...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 11:06 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Buffy, Targa Top is the way to go, nice & warm in winter, Nice & cool in Summer, nice & sometimes slightly damp in the...
    624 replies | 43416 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 10:51 PM
    Oh I know our current cars are made out of reprocessed junk put into a new shape and that can have "interesting" side effects, but I recall something...
    64 replies | 2555 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 10:44 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I can't imagine many people wanting to squeeze out of the side vents :p I would personally go sunroof or targa, but I'm biassed, AND don't own a nova...
    624 replies | 43416 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 09:42 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    The day your hydraulics fail and you are miles from anywhere, I bet you will want one then. :munky: Dirk
    624 replies | 43416 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    27-05-2017, 08:29 PM
    I think you might be referring to new cars actually! I know there was a lot of talk about cheap re-processed Russian steel being used to make cars...
    64 replies | 2555 view(s)
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