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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Today, 07:03 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    No, it is not related - the KVA chassis is designed for an in-line V8 and so places the driver too far forward to fit under the Nova body. No,...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Today, 06:23 PM
    Hi Mike, I’ve just seen your letter in the Dec issue of Complete Kit Car. If you’d ever like to pop down to see the Nova (it's still in bits!)...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Today, 06:22 PM
    Just bought the Dec issue of Complete Kit Car and found …. 1. A great report by James on the removal and repair of his canopy :thumbup: ...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Today, 04:36 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    It has some historic interest in the UK. Sam Cobleys company was the last to produce Nova kits in Britain. The Mid engined chassis was an attempt to...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Sector's Avatar
    Today, 01:39 PM
    Sector replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Not to sound ignorant but what is a big deal about this chassis. Anyone with a welder can build one in fairly short amount of time. Sent from my...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • John90's Avatar
    Today, 07:35 AM
    John90 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Very interesting. Do the other Cobley chassis have the wide body modifications too? Bobby Brown. Thanks for going for a look and sharing the info. I...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Looks very nice, that ally will be difficult to bend it will be interesting to see how you do it. keep up the good work. Dirk
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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:45 PM
    steve replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Nice OEM feel to the door cards, good work.
    858 replies | 157222 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:41 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    That looks really great Peter. I bet it feels good to be working on your car again ... keep going! :thumbup: (That was just a wee bit of green envy...
    858 replies | 157222 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:38 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Actually well under way with the door cards, I am really pleased that the current design is so very close to the one I did years ago so must have...
    858 replies | 157222 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 06:50 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    For a piece of nova history, I think that needs saving by someone on the forum that would protect the cobley history. I need a bigger man cave ! I...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 05:54 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Some further info about this car... The chassis does indeed look to be the third Sam Cobley chassis, it has the mountings for the front struts at...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • farfegnubbin's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 01:45 PM
    farfegnubbin replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Yes, thanks for the offer to help coordinate things. It always makes me smile when the community volunteers to go out of their way to help. I'm...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 05:45 AM
    My pleasure. Can those that are yet to send payments please look to do so ASAP. Many thanks
    57 replies | 1726 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:04 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    I have seen pictures of it, but I don't have any copies. I think we are both pretty sure it is a Sam Cobley chassis, but as to which of the three it...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:00 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hi Rick - Sam showed me some pictures of the chassis at a show many years ago. At that time it was just a bare frame with no suspension or running...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 07:15 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    One of the Club Nova members (Richard) has one of the Cobley chassis - I don't think he's done anything with it or realistically is ever likely to,...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:45 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Thanks Bluenova and Steve! I don't think my partner made that opening bid - I made him aware of the auction and he seemed interested, but we haven't...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:39 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Well, I live in London (hour or two from the vendor) I might be able to help in picking up the car, I can store it *short-term* (days) while you get...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:36 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hi LM7, I see someone's put a bid in for the £145 starting price. Here's an old thread from the forum which includes some background to the...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 01:40 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    As much as I've tried to back research all I can about the cars, I can't find much about Cobley's chassis efforts. Is there something somewhere about...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • John90's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:25 AM
    John90 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Agreed. Nice welding on that frame! Very neat, no spatter. Widened chassis, would make a great track day car, a big bug engine, twin turbos, off...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 11:08 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hmmm ... shame that someone's ambitious aspirations have not been realised because it'll be a huge task to get that on the road now. To be honest...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 09:04 PM
    Hi Bob Glad to see you finally had some time to get your Nova on the road. Pics look great, I look forward to seeing it in 2020. After mine got...
    64 replies | 10261 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 09:01 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Certainly looks like it could be one of Sam's chassis, although there isn't much of the running gear to help identify it. The Alfa V6 car that popped...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 08:56 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Well that's... hmmm... uh.... Someone save the chassis...
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 07:58 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Could that be one of the fabled Sam Cobley chassis? Somebody please save that chopped about shell from a-mouldering.....
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 07:32 PM
    Buffy started a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F274096556203
    19 replies | 464 view(s)
  • Supermario's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 08:15 AM
    Thanks for all your work with the calendar. Looking forward to it. Cheers Mario
    57 replies | 1726 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    13-11-2019, 08:43 PM
    Thanks Alistair, hopefully these will be delivered to me just before I go away, so I’ll package and send them all when I get back to the UK on the...
    57 replies | 1726 view(s)
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