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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    6’3, talk to island man. I think he is taller!
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:03 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Wow that's proper north. Looks more like a Mk 1 from that angle. Just curious, is there a name/VIN plate in the front compartment?
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:18 PM
    Breakishnick replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    well,thank you all for the welcome, I'm actually a bit far from anywhere, Isle of Skye to be precise. Now, all the info I have on my Nova, just to...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 11:16 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    :rofl::yeah::thumbup:
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  • steve's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 10:44 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Welcome to the forum, Nice Pics and interesting to hear about the vehicle. Looks like the Scottish mafia are already onto you ;-)
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 09:56 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    No sooner said than done Mark!! ;) ... and you just beat me to it Phill !! A very warm welcome to the Forum, Breakishnick! :welcome: There...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 09:54 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi and welcome to the forum. Whereabouts are you? Dunfermline by any chance? I would love to come and see your car as there are so few of them left...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 09:45 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi Welcome to the forum. There are a few members in Scotland so you should await their input and guidance. They will be in contact, trust me 👍
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  • Breakishnick's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 08:56 PM
    Hello, thanks for letting me join. I've had my Nova for 5 years in May and in that time all I've managed to do is remove the engine, and occasionally...
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  • NovaF4's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 04:12 PM
    Great photos Lauren. The Grey Machine looks fantastic :wink:
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  • Phill's Avatar
    20-01-2020, 04:00 PM
    I set mine up by trial and error due to the fact when I bought the car the spring plates had already been messed around with and the car sat...
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