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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Today, 09:18 AM
    Hi all, Some of you will have seen our efforts via Facebook, but thought I would share with you all. Last year in lockdown Martha and I were...
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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:07 PM
    steve replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    A gazillion years ago (~1982) at a show called VW Action, I saw a superbly built blue Nova, with an Autocavan 2.2 engine, Reg No. WRY1, I wondered...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:38 PM
    Wait 'til you hear its provenance! Good to see you again Ed, I hope you are keeping well?
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:46 PM
    Hi WryOne, Not seen you before on the Forum. .... Welcome! :thumbup: It would be good to hear about (and see photos of) your Nova. 23 years is...
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • WryOne's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:38 PM
    WryOne replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    First and only Wife 23 years and counting, first and only Nova 41 years and counting! Hello!
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:58 PM
    steve replied to a thread My Project in Your Cars
    Welcome to the forum :thumbup:
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:13 PM
    Phill replied to a thread My Project in Your Cars
    Hi David - welcome to the forum. Why not start a thread about your car's story? We all like to read about other projects on the go.
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  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:34 AM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    You've just got to keep at it, otherwise the longer you leave it the harder it is to start again
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:05 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread My Project in Your Cars
    Hi David, welcome to the forum, I think we have all fallen in that trap of Ill have it done in a year. Everything takes so much longer than...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    05-03-2021, 11:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread My Project in Your Cars
    Welcome to the Forum David :thumbup: Please tell us more about your project and show us some more photos .... you'll see from other posts on the...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    05-03-2021, 11:44 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Buffy used to remind us of the importance of spending 5 mins each day to keep the progress going. I know that's more than 5 mins work you've done,...
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  • DavidW's Avatar
    05-03-2021, 10:15 PM
    DavidW started a thread My Project in Your Cars
    I bought my first Nova in 2017 after wanting one since the 70ís. I was hoping that the project would take 12 months, but although I have done quite a...
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  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    05-03-2021, 06:42 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Thought Iíd do a bit on the front end to make it an easier to move about stripped and painted the front beam, and re drilled and tapped the front...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 11:45 PM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    clever way of creating something flat to take the grommet on an otherwise contoured section of the bulkhead
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  • islandman's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 11:38 PM
    First and only wife 18 years, Nova 32 years ;)
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 09:12 PM
    I think Peterís started something ..... first and only wife 39 years and counting, first and only Nova 35 years and counting :thumbup:
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 08:39 PM
    Phill replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Nice neat solution for the steering column going through the bulkhead
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  • Phill's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 08:34 PM
    Phill replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    First and only wife, 40 years and counting, and I've only had my Nova 13.5 years. Mind you I did have a brief 2 year fling with another Nova back in...
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 07:29 PM
    steve replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Very nice - good work :thumbup:
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  • Brett's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 06:41 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Been multi tasking while trying to get the wiring done. One small but important item was to make a seal for the steering column shaft as it exits...
    292 replies | 44440 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 06:34 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    Couldn't agree more Peter, wife 32 years, Nova 43 years was my 21st birthday present
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 01:53 PM
    Peter replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    First wife 27 years, current wife 20 years, car 26 years. :facepalm: Great thing is "Still alive", so many of us are no longer able to claim that...
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 01:44 PM
    Thanks for all the advice. A suitable manifold is about £180 so given that this would only be temporary, and with minimal performance gains I think...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 12:33 PM
    Thanks for all the advice. A suitable manifold is about £180 so given that this would only be temporary, and with minimal performance gains I think...
    994 replies | 206098 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 12:26 AM
    Hi Phil I doubt you would even notice any power difference changing the carb, if you really wanted to do it and itís a weber DFEV hereís a starting...
    994 replies | 206098 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 11:27 PM
    I am sure it would be a lot of messing without a huge gain, jets would probably have to be changed just to change them back again for the new engine...
    994 replies | 206098 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 10:52 PM
    I'm not an expert on carbs Phill, but it sounds like an interesting idea .... only thing that strikes me is would the inlet manifold for the 32/36...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 09:46 PM
    Thanks Alistair Just a thought - would it be worthwhile fitting the weber 32/36 that came with the engine onto my 1300cc twinport in the meantime?...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 08:30 PM
    Relationships that last a long time aren't easy. After the initial lust they generally require lots of patience, compromise and forgiveness, and...
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  • kdnova's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 01:23 PM
    kdnova replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    Although saying that this nova has survived 6 house moves and 3 seriouse relationships. So maybe I like it a bit!
    14 replies | 477 view(s)
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