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  • steve's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 PM
    About time I updated this thread: The body is off the car and the chassis prep has started - it is outsourced to Flatlands Engineering. At the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 10:32 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    Don't tell me you've left that poor old karmann ghia powerless!
    104 replies | 4011 view(s)
  • Red_Vodka's Avatar
    Today, 09:35 AM
    Red_Vodka replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    She's ready and waiting. Let the cleanup commence.:bananasplit:
    104 replies | 4011 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Today, 09:02 AM
    You're not the first to accuse me if mollycoddling the Nova - my wife says the same. Mind you I think there may be some degree of jealousy...
    398 replies | 32394 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    Looking good. I see from the duvet inside she is all wrapped up warm getting ready for the Scottish winter :whistling:
    398 replies | 32394 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    Nice one well done. Dirk
    398 replies | 32394 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:10 PM
    Another great job Phill. Well done! There can't be too many jobs left on your 'To Do' list. Are you intending to complete the bear minimum required...
    398 replies | 32394 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:42 PM
    After some advice from Dirk - I decided it was finally time to bond in the windscreen. Last night I masked up the inside of the screen and painted...
    398 replies | 32394 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    If you look through mostins post, page 21 , he used a webasto H100 sunroof. I think Jim used the same.
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:21 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    I'll be interested how you get on with ABS - I've only used PLA so far but thankfully I won't have to change printer to use it! Sounds like it's less...
    533 replies | 38896 view(s)
  • vpogv's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:55 AM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Well after a week of reflecting I decided to tear out ALL of my printing pieces and reprint in ABS. I know the PLA simply will not work and will warm...
    533 replies | 38896 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    20-10-2017, 09:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I only used 1 tube and that was more than enough, I did apply too much and spent longer removing the excess than putting the window in, but at least...
    335 replies | 29505 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    20-10-2017, 09:19 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    How many tubes of sealant did you use when you fitted your screen? I bought a single tube from CBS and having just painted an obscuration band on my...
    335 replies | 29505 view(s)
  • Red_Vodka's Avatar
    20-10-2017, 08:20 PM
    Red_Vodka replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    Speaking of sunroofs, anyone know where I can get one that will fit? The old one doesn't inspire me with confidence.
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    20-10-2017, 08:08 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    Thanks for all the input guys - I've got a bit of thinking to do! As I have to address the issue of the distortion caused by the wiper motor...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    20-10-2017, 08:02 AM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    I did indeed. And here are the seals:
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    19-10-2017, 09:35 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    As you know, my screen was fitted by auto glass. It had the same issues as Lauren describes to start with before the hood was painted so I raised...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    18-10-2017, 09:54 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    I have to agree that the seal makes a much nicer job. It does seam funny though that in the 70's 80's a bonded screen was quite innovative, the...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • wizrod's Avatar
    18-10-2017, 04:13 PM
    wizrod replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    TY for the link! Mine is installed well below (1cm..ish ) the outer skin level with not obvious bowing. Its held in place with black sealant...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    18-10-2017, 03:16 PM
    I'm just replacing front disc calipers, master cylinder, and the dust guards. Having now painted the dust guards and tried to fit them using the...
    0 replies | 29 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    18-10-2017, 01:15 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    A whole thread on the topic here : http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?6694-Windscreen-Seal/page2&highlight=windscreen+seal basically my...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • wizrod's Avatar
    18-10-2017, 12:13 PM
    wizrod replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    That looks excellent, David - where did you get the seal? Was it something custom, ordered through the club, or did you make it up yourself from...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    18-10-2017, 12:03 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    why not go with one of the new generation of seals? They look smart, are reasonably flush fitting as per mine and Jim's and hide many sins :wink:
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    17-10-2017, 08:14 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    Thanks guys, your feedback is greatly appreciated. It looks like there is some evidence to suggest that this problem is endemic to the design of the...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    17-10-2017, 04:54 PM
    MartinB replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    Similar to my screen fit in that each of the four corners sit below the top surface but the centre of the top and bottom are a few mm proud. This was...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    17-10-2017, 07:57 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    I removed my screen some months ago and have yet to refit it. When I rest it in the aperture it sits proud of the flange in the centre at the top of...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-10-2017, 11:29 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    Lauren, I believe this is common to all our cars, maybe to different degrees. On my Alfa Nova the original screen sat proud in that same area, the...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    16-10-2017, 10:03 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Looking very nice. I love the 3D printing very jealous. Dirk
    533 replies | 38896 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    16-10-2017, 09:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Windscreen Curvature in Bodywork
    Not quite the same, but similar enough. I don't know if you remember from my posts that my windscreen pillars were warped because of the body being...
    15 replies | 273 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    16-10-2017, 09:06 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Love the warning light display - bold graphics, unequivocal message, no flim-flam :cool1:
    533 replies | 38896 view(s)
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