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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    02-02-2018, 08:24 PM
    Just received this from the DPD delivery driver 20 minutes ago. I told Phill some time ago that I was going to buy a copy of his book, but life got...
    19 replies | 443 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    19-01-2018, 08:45 PM
    Phill started a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    I'm looking for advice on wiring my car Any recommendations on where to buy a complete loom from? I'm thinking of buying a basic loom from VW...
    12 replies | 418 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    26-01-2018, 10:07 AM
    Hi all, Having a bit of an office clearout. These are my good manuals - not the oily garage ones! A number of early Haynes, Autobooks and...
    8 replies | 242 view(s)
  • MrNsane's Avatar
    09-02-2018, 06:58 PM
    MrNsane started a thread Nuno's Yellow Nova in Your Cars
    So, it all started on ebay, I've found this strange looking car, never seen anything before, googled it, and though "I have to have it". Googled a...
    7 replies | 155 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    15-02-2018, 04:33 PM
    Phill started a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    I've always struggled to fit the nuts and bolts into the flanges of the lower panels when attaching these to the bodywork. You really need two hands...
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    13-02-2018, 07:53 PM
    I've just had a message from Paul about a nasty little regulation change that the government is sliding past under the radar. It's going to affect...
    6 replies | 111 view(s)
  • Badwolf's Avatar
    14-02-2018, 04:31 PM
    Anyone fancy a bit of a challenge? :scared: Don't think this has been put on the forum before and came across add on Gumtree. ...
    4 replies | 116 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    03-02-2018, 12:59 AM
    Hi Everyone, My Nova bodyshell has a big hole above the fuel tank and there's also part of the front wheel arches cut away (it's hard to see, at the...
    3 replies | 121 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    08-02-2018, 11:20 PM
    My V5c has a Make (field D1) of VOLKSWAGEN, I'd like to change that to Nova. I believe my car is ~unusual in that when it was first built in 1980,...
    3 replies | 118 view(s)
  • bushboy's Avatar
    30-01-2018, 10:25 AM
    bushboy started a thread Frozen in General Chat
    Don't you just hate it when, early in the morning, while on the way to work in your Nova/Eureka, you pull into the petrol station to fill up, only to...
    1 replies | 87 view(s)
  • MrNsane's Avatar
    14-02-2018, 02:56 PM
    Hi all, Thought I might share with you what I've been up to a few months ago. I've searched through many places but couldn't really find the...
    1 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    Discovered this car less than a couple of miles from me sitting in a field beside a small holding. Managed to track down the owner who...
    1 replies | 33 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    30-01-2018, 09:41 AM
    jim73vw started a thread Rubber T seal in For Sale
    Hi all, I have just over 9 metres of rubber T seal purchased from Woolies at a Stoneleigh show. It is now surplus to requirements. Useful...
    0 replies | 50 view(s)
  • kdnova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    kdnova replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    https://youtu.be/gSZ3IUQFu44
    66 replies | 6849 view(s)
  • kdnova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:58 PM
    kdnova replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    I now own several austin gipsys which i have to admit ar more of my passion these days after all the lows ive encounted with the nova. Thanks for...
    66 replies | 6849 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:45 PM
    Wow! that shell looks impressively clean, regardless of its being left to the elements. Those wheels are a good bonus, my only concern is the chassis...
    1 replies | 33 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:44 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Just my 002 here but I think that's too cheap. Sort out the cosmetic issues, e.g. the missing centre caps on the wheels, make sure the interior...
    66 replies | 6849 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:33 AM
    I did Mick - even got a spare set of electric ones and their loom as the MGF came with manuals - and their operating stick wouldn't work with where I...
    150 replies | 8439 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:13 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    Yes those are the ones, Jim used countersunk rivets to hold them if I remember correctly
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 11:44 PM
    Alex Did you look at using the TF mirrors? I've looked at the way it fits and think it will sit OK on the roof side. It will use the TF loom so no...
    150 replies | 8439 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 11:09 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Best of luck Keith ... and thanks for giving the Forum members first shout, before opening it up to all the fun of fleabay! However, if you can't...
    66 replies | 6849 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 10:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    You need to bring it to Stones before you sell it. its on a few months away now :) Dirk
    66 replies | 6849 view(s)
  • kdnova's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 10:02 PM
    kdnova replied to a thread Nova for sale in For Sale
    Im going to sell the nova this year advertising it on here befor it goes back on dreaded ebay. £6500 takes it. Im not going any lower. Worst case...
    66 replies | 6849 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 05:46 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    I hadn't considered glassing them in, but thats something to consider for future innovations :)
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 03:44 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    Some great suggestions - are these the type of nuts you mean Dave? https://www.carbuildersolutions.com/uk/m5-nut-plate
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 03:16 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    Yes! I have long metal plates with 2 or more welded bolts on them on the sides and rear. It makes it a much easier 1 handed job of tightening the...
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 01:28 AM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    has anyone considered taking this to the next step, where they have long strips of plate metal with said bolts welded into place? it would add a...
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 01:24 AM
    Ah....oops....
    150 replies | 8439 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 01:23 AM
    Mayhaps, but the vin plate and receipt of sale should be enough to get a copy sent your way as new owner etc... but, is the chassis worth salvaging?...
    4 replies | 116 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    15-02-2018, 10:44 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Fixing lower panels in Bodywork
    On a similar vain to Alzax I have in the past got some 5 x 20mm flat bar cut to about 50mm drill and tap it no welding needed. Dirk
    7 replies | 108 view(s)
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