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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Today, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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 ;)
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  • 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:
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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!
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  • kdnova's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 01:21 PM
    kdnova replied to a thread I'm still alive in Talk Nova/Sterling
    Thanks. Its a love hate relationship. I hate the car and it loves to cost me money
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 12:11 AM
    Excellent ... just let me know when you'd like to pick it up :thumbup:
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  • Phill's Avatar
    03-03-2021, 12:01 AM
    That would be great Alistair - I've just been looking on line at the price of engine stands and yokes. I rebuilt my existing engine on the garage...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    02-03-2021, 10:56 PM
    Phill, I've been looking through your thread again ... regardless of whether or not you get to the bottom of the problem before you start your strip...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    02-03-2021, 08:34 PM
    Thanks Jim. All very re-assuring, and I agree re MOT station. Iíve been going to the same place for years, and it only does MOTs, not repairs. They...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    02-03-2021, 07:28 PM
    Similar experience here too. Both Novas I have put through multiple MOTs had adjustable bias on braking via a bias bar. In fact on the first Nena MOT...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    02-03-2021, 03:48 PM
    I like your idea of covering the valve Peter. If I put mine in the passenger footwell that would protect it from getting accidentally kicked. Hope...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    02-03-2021, 02:51 PM
    Great to see progress and the sun shinning, wish I could say the same. Good point about the bake bias adjustment, I WAS going to put the knob for...
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