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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:30 PM
    Excellent Dirk ... I’m really looking forward to seeing that issue! :thumbup:
    2 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    All positive stuff for the marque and the forum, the VW Beetle photo shoot goes to print this Friday ready for next month issue so even more exposure...
    2 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    No, it is not related - the KVA chassis is designed for an in-line V8 and so places the driver too far forward to fit under the Nova body. No,...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:23 PM
    Hi Mike, I’ve just seen your letter in the Dec issue of Complete Kit Car. If you’d ever like to pop down to see the Nova (it's still in bits!)...
    464 replies | 46581 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:22 PM
    Just bought the Dec issue of Complete Kit Car and found …. 1. A great report by James on the removal and repair of his canopy :thumbup: ...
    2 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:36 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    It has some historic interest in the UK. Sam Cobleys company was the last to produce Nova kits in Britain. The Mid engined chassis was an attempt to...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • Sector's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    Sector replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Not to sound ignorant but what is a big deal about this chassis. Anyone with a welder can build one in fairly short amount of time. Sent from my...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • John90's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:35 AM
    John90 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Very interesting. Do the other Cobley chassis have the wide body modifications too? Bobby Brown. Thanks for going for a look and sharing the info. I...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    17-11-2019, 10:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Looks very nice, that ally will be difficult to bend it will be interesting to see how you do it. keep up the good work. Dirk
    858 replies | 157257 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    17-11-2019, 07:45 PM
    steve replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Nice OEM feel to the door cards, good work.
    858 replies | 157257 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    17-11-2019, 02:41 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    That looks really great Peter. I bet it feels good to be working on your car again ... keep going! :thumbup: (That was just a wee bit of green envy...
    858 replies | 157257 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    17-11-2019, 01:38 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Actually well under way with the door cards, I am really pleased that the current design is so very close to the one I did years ago so must have...
    858 replies | 157257 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 06:50 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    For a piece of nova history, I think that needs saving by someone on the forum that would protect the cobley history. I need a bigger man cave ! I...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 05:54 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Some further info about this car... The chassis does indeed look to be the third Sam Cobley chassis, it has the mountings for the front struts at...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • farfegnubbin's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 01:45 PM
    farfegnubbin replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Yes, thanks for the offer to help coordinate things. It always makes me smile when the community volunteers to go out of their way to help. I'm...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 05:45 AM
    My pleasure. Can those that are yet to send payments please look to do so ASAP. Many thanks
    57 replies | 1753 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:04 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    I have seen pictures of it, but I don't have any copies. I think we are both pretty sure it is a Sam Cobley chassis, but as to which of the three it...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:00 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hi Rick - Sam showed me some pictures of the chassis at a show many years ago. At that time it was just a bare frame with no suspension or running...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 07:15 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    One of the Club Nova members (Richard) has one of the Cobley chassis - I don't think he's done anything with it or realistically is ever likely to,...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:45 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Thanks Bluenova and Steve! I don't think my partner made that opening bid - I made him aware of the auction and he seemed interested, but we haven't...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:39 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Well, I live in London (hour or two from the vendor) I might be able to help in picking up the car, I can store it *short-term* (days) while you get...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:36 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hi LM7, I see someone's put a bid in for the £145 starting price. Here's an old thread from the forum which includes some background to the...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 01:40 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    As much as I've tried to back research all I can about the cars, I can't find much about Cobley's chassis efforts. Is there something somewhere about...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • John90's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:25 AM
    John90 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Agreed. Nice welding on that frame! Very neat, no spatter. Widened chassis, would make a great track day car, a big bug engine, twin turbos, off...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 11:08 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hmmm ... shame that someone's ambitious aspirations have not been realised because it'll be a huge task to get that on the road now. To be honest...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 09:04 PM
    Hi Bob Glad to see you finally had some time to get your Nova on the road. Pics look great, I look forward to seeing it in 2020. After mine got...
    64 replies | 10265 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 09:01 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Certainly looks like it could be one of Sam's chassis, although there isn't much of the running gear to help identify it. The Alfa V6 car that popped...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 08:56 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Well that's... hmmm... uh.... Someone save the chassis...
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 07:58 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Could that be one of the fabled Sam Cobley chassis? Somebody please save that chopped about shell from a-mouldering.....
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 07:32 PM
    Buffy started a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F274096556203
    19 replies | 518 view(s)
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