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  • steve's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 PM
    Just borrowing a pic from Phill's post: I like the rear Spoiler(?) shown here, it seems to be longer than the Spoiler that came with the Mk4 in...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    I concur !
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:27 PM
    I can’t help but notice the huge aerodynamic contradiction of the windscreen with the rear spoiler! :confused1::facepalm::laugh:
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    I rest my case. Absolutely shocking :facepalm:
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  • Badwolf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:06 PM
    Badwolf started a thread Ford Eagle SS in Ebay Finds
    Just came across the attached SS for sale on ebay. Shame it has never been registered but could be of use to someone. ...
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:24 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Well, another day of thinking it over, and no further forward. Again, thanks for the encouragement. I'm hopefully (weather permitting) going to take...
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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:18 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Well, on this Forum we were always going to advise you to keep the car, get it going etc. But if you are not feeling it, you should sell-up. This is...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:12 AM
    Found this - a gallant attempt but the windscreen is awful and the frontal treatment should have continued along the sides as Lauren indicated earlier
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:08 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi 'Nick', I've been collecting details of Novas advertised for sale over the past few years. Every one is different, and of course it's only...
    28 replies | 495 view(s)
  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:54 AM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    I've never done anything with the logbook, it'll scrape by for the rest of it's days as nearly correctly registered as VW Sports. I've a bit of...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 11:33 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    yup 6’ 4”. But 5 inch lowered floor pans...... it’s doable if you keep the seat bases as thin as possible and mounted directly to the...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 11:06 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi welcome to the forum, we are obviously all biased keep it and get it back on the road:crylol: We are also very nosy and look at the details...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 10:42 PM
    Even torqued up as high as it is the forces applied will undo the nut which is why the original bolts are peened and newer types are clamped by some...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 10:38 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi there Breakishnick, welcome to the forum. I would concur with the Mk1 - there are a couple of other good giveaways - the roofline above the...
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 10:00 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Thanks chaps. All forms of encouragement are greatly received, if I get time I'll see if I can drag it out and get some better pictures. As re the...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 09:43 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Stop it Phill :facepalm: ... You've already got a road legal one, and an open top project in the making! Surely Alison won't let you get another,...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 09:35 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Yes I agree that's a very desirable car you have there Breakishnick (or can we call you Nick?). The front bonnet and roof all point towards a Mk1...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 09:34 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Breakishnick, 5 years in ownership is actually quite 'young' on here. I've had mine since 1986/7, but I took her off the road in 1991. ...
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  • steve's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 09:10 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    OK, that is a pity about the VIN Tag. The Tag usually has a body number and date of manufacture. The lights on your car are generic units, not...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 09:09 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    6’3, talk to island man. I think he is taller!
    28 replies | 495 view(s)
  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 09:05 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    I think (if I ever get a spare moment) I'll unbolt the back bumper and see if there is anything going on beneath. Still 50/50 on the restore or sell,...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 08:53 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Yes, it looks very much like a Mk1 which has had a Mk2 rear bumper fitted .... can’t think why because imho the Mk1 looks far better. So what are...
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 08:38 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Aha, so are we looking at a MK1 with perhaps a MK2 rear moulding? I've no build data at all on the car, but perhaps it's been modified at some point...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 08:32 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    The wrap around bumper (which has the lights fixed to it) can be removed. The whole bumper and lights are Mk2 equipment. Once removed you'll have a...
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 07:42 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Open Air ducts below the cone, twin pod dash BUT, I stand corrected on the rear light setup. On closer inspection it is a separate moulding, can't...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 07:10 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Open air ducts below the nosecone as well? ... that's 3 features of a Mk1 that you've got, and just 1 feature of the Mk2. My money's on her being a...
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 07:06 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Just been out to have a look, no ID plate visible under front compartment, or anywhere else obvious. However, twin pod dash and the open air ducts...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 07:05 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Steve, even within Scotland that's proper north! ;) I agree re Mk1 ... the Mk1 nostrils bonnet (How I would love one of these! ... eventually...
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  • steve's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 06:08 PM
    This is the trailing arm pivot bush on an IRS car; My question is which surface is supposed to move/slide, and against which? (i.e. when the...
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  • steve's Avatar
    21-01-2020, 06:05 PM
    Useful - thanks, even though I have the adjusters, I will sync-up the bars using that technique before fitting them.
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