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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Today, 07:34 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I know what you mean, and as you know I do have an ADD canopy with the removable sunroof panel. My intention was always to swap canopies and use the...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Today, 07:25 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Hi Dirk - not quite, the headlights, sidelights and indicators all fit into the lower bucket, but access to the bulbs is from the back, so I will fit...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Today, 07:15 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Hi Alistair - it's a bit of long story, and I'm afraid my build diary from 2011 was a casualty of the Photobucket scandal. The gearlever is from an...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    Today, 06:19 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I would like to see some pics of a factory removable panel dirk if possible. Lauren, looking good as always, being a fan of non sunroofs !
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Today, 05:55 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Just to confirm my status as a member of the no-sunroof club, here's a couple of pictures I took today of recent progress. First off, the passenger...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • K4KEV's Avatar
    Today, 08:01 AM
    Hi Steve ...alas I do not have any photo's of my first Nova (criminal I know), It was white and 1/4" thick f/glass almost everywhere...it was not...
    4 replies | 53 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 01:54 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I think you missed the part about the decision was taken "After 6 years and 22,000 miles of mixed motoring in all weathers". I'm not sure 500...
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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:01 PM
    Hi Kev, Welcome to the forum. Care to post some pics of your old car? Are you looking to buy a basket-case Nova project car or an on-the-road...
    4 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I sort of agree with Lauren (although you are an easy target for a bit of banter):coat: in the 10 years I had my Nova I didn't have a sunroof and...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:25 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Looking really good, I like the light pods on the photo it looks like they are split are you planning on putting the indicators above the lights? ...
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  • K4KEV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:24 PM
    Hi Dirk ...to my knowledge there is no standard for pressure testing a fuel tank for IVA all it needs is to be leak free and have a fuel vent that...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 PM
    Hi k4kev, Welcome to the forum, It looks like you did a nice job on the roadster. Hopefully you can find a Nova to do a similar job. In your add...
    4 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Islandman et al, please note the above 😂😂
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:37 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Not a founding member, no - I'm sure there have been plenty of manual roof Novas that were converted to hydraulic in the past. But yes, I will...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:39 PM
    MartinB replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Looking great! Its the attention to all the finer details that really make your car stand out! `¬)
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • K4KEV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:06 PM
    Hi everybody....unusual first post I know but there is logic behind it....I WANT ANOTHER NOVA I last built one 36 yrs ago when they were still in...
    4 replies | 53 view(s)
  • madscientist's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 AM
    madscientist replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Love the way the interior is coming together. Nice work on the headlamp pods. Cheers Colin
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    22-06-2018, 10:03 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    All looking great Lauren! I know it's not really part of your post but I spotted your wee gear lever ... I love it! What's the story for that...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    22-06-2018, 09:36 PM
    Afraid not, couldn't find a match, but had two sets of hinges that I combined to create one good (ish) set. still on my long term list to get...
    153 replies | 11409 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    22-06-2018, 09:30 PM
    steve replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    The new headlight pods do work well, nice touch. Will you be joining the happy band of Nova owners with no sunroof in their cars? ... or perhaps...
    330 replies | 48210 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    22-06-2018, 09:26 PM
    According to Phill's book, the roof hinges use clutch pedal bushes from a Peugeot 305, I had a half-hearted look online for the bushes but no luck. ...
    153 replies | 11409 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    22-06-2018, 08:49 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I've been working on some interior panels for the car. Using the same construction technique as I used on the rear bulkhead, I made up some cardboard...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    22-06-2018, 03:29 PM
    You hit the nail on the head, my whole rebuild started as a result of dodgy wiring which I wanted to get to the bottom of
    30 replies | 462 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-06-2018, 10:19 PM
    Hi Phill, I tried to reply to you but your mailbox is full. Anyway, that would be great ... we'll make it an evening then. I've been following your...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    21-06-2018, 09:35 PM
    No, not rubbish at all, although the Smiths pump solenoid valves are immersed in the hydraulic fluid, so not easy to get to. I would say though...
    30 replies | 462 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    21-06-2018, 06:48 AM
    I can confirm my car had a manual valve situated by the drivers seat that released the hydraulic pressure to allow the roof to be manually pushed up;...
    30 replies | 462 view(s)
  • clivenova's Avatar
    20-06-2018, 08:52 PM
    clivenova replied to a thread Gear lever loose in Transmission
    Going to garage tomorrow where car is and will have look then thanks martinB hope it's that. Fingers crossed 😊 Sent from my SM-J320FN using...
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  • clivenova's Avatar
    20-06-2018, 08:37 PM
    Hi john thanks alot but wont get better unfortunately and sent mail back there to. Thanks Sent from my SM-J320FN using Tapatalk
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  • Phill's Avatar
    20-06-2018, 05:23 PM
    The isolating valve should be a ball valve which overcomes this potential issue by not displacing any fluid in either direction when it is opened or...
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  • John90's Avatar
    20-06-2018, 05:10 PM
    Has anyone actually tried this manual valve idea? Sounds great in theory, but I am concerned that there isn't enough space in the system to...
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