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  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hi Lauren Unfortunately itís not in brilliant condition hence the rebuild I believe itís a Mk 1, one of the first batch of 180 body shell 101...
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  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:30 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    The cooling system is a pair of rads from an Austin mini fitted at an angle in the front pan under the headlights, had to reposition the inlet/outlet...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-01-2020, 09:27 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hello Mike - welcome to the forum. What a lovely looking machine. I am guessing from the specification and your length of ownership that the car is a...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    15-01-2020, 08:17 PM
    I saw a post on Facebook earlier today. Someone from Bristol is looking for a road going Nova, but prepared to do some work on it. I messaged him...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    15-01-2020, 06:32 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hi Welcome to the forum. We would all be interested to learn from your lengthy ownership time on any issues which you have had, lessons learned etc....
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    15-01-2020, 11:26 AM
    Peter replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Know what you mean about the attention, not in a Nova-SS but a Bond Bug, got swamped in Cologne.
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    14-01-2020, 08:00 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hi the pan is lowered 30mm on the driverís side and I still use the original low profile seats, with Europe traveling it was great fun it caused a...
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    14-01-2020, 07:46 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Thanks I will certainly be posting photos of the progress
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    14-01-2020, 07:17 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Nice find Peter ... well done! It would be interesting to find out some more about it, such as the situation re a V5, and the condition of the...
    4 replies | 164 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    14-01-2020, 09:31 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    There ya go, no excuses. https://www.facebook.com/groups/373995142640831?view=permalink&id=3628337893873190
    4 replies | 164 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 11:24 PM
    islandman replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Welcome aboard, nice looking example. I thought I'd owned my a long time (30 years) but your is a whole new level. Do post more photos
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 11:19 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Welcome to the Forum Tony. Steve's right ... hens teeth and all that! However the basket cases do pop up every few months. The only road going...
    4 replies | 164 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 11:16 PM
    steve replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Welcome to the forum, good to read about you car. As others have said, keep the updates coming, look forward to following the build.
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 11:11 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    .... 'proved to be very reliable taking me all round Europe' .... I can only echo Phill, ... huge respect! :thumbup: Are you sure your Nova...
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 11:03 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Hello man, welcome to the forum. You will probably find that most of the cars that come up for sale are basket-cases requiring full-on rebuilds. So...
    4 replies | 164 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 10:31 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Welcome to the forum. Your plans sound interesting Ill look forward to seeing its progress, and photos :-) Dirk
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 10:17 PM
    Phill replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Respect Mike. 42 years ownership must be about a record. You have a huge amount of experience with this car and will be a very welcome member of this...
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  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 10:12 PM
    Mikemrb started a thread New member in Welcome
    I've now owned my Nova for just over 42 years yes 42 years !!! it’s a Mk 1 ,it started with a bog standard VW 1500 which was slowly modified cams...
    12 replies | 327 view(s)
  • suicidesam's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 09:09 PM
    Looks to be a pretty much complete Nova for sale on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/373995142640831?view=permalink&id=3628337893873190
    0 replies | 84 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 01:01 AM
    Good to see you giving it some welly- nice vid
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 10:31 PM
    Nice one, plenty of time now to get some miles in before Stones and Newark. Dirk
    823 replies | 115872 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 09:08 PM
    Thatís excellent Phill :thumbup:
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  • Phill's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 09:06 PM
    The Beetle I highlighted on ebay at the start of this thread sold for £449 which was slightly under my budgeted figure of £500. On that basis I...
    16 replies | 478 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 08:40 PM
    I'll probably stick to fairweather driving Alistair. However the itch got the better of me today and I'm pleased to report that all the engine...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 07:13 PM
    Well done Phill. :thumbup: Good to see you're still out in her despite the cold. I've been back doing mechanical things but unfortunately not...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 06:13 PM
    Took the Nova out for a spin today. It was cold and damp so I had to remove the sunroof to prevent the screen from misting over but even then it had...
    823 replies | 115872 view(s)
  • Tony Trans Am's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 03:47 PM
    Tony Trans Am started a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Preferably up and running with VW mechanics but will consider projects.
    4 replies | 164 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 01:53 AM
    Gaisa replied to a thread IVA for a NOVA? in MOT/SVA/Registration
    Wow, thats a lot of useful information, thank you BBC and welcome back to the forum! :thumbup:
    2 replies | 105 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    11-01-2020, 08:57 PM
    Thanks BBC, that is a really useful summary. I was particularly interested in the lighting requirements, it seems odd that headlights don't have to...
    2 replies | 105 view(s)
  • Big Birds Car's Avatar
    11-01-2020, 07:44 PM
    In a previous post I referred to the fact that there has been some dodgy information about NOVA's and IVA. The following is from experience with BIVA...
    2 replies | 105 view(s)
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