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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:00 PM
    Nice write up and interesting to know the differences, I got most of my VDO gauges from Machine 7, but at the time no one in the UK had the speedo to...
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:20 PM
    The solenoid should have wire 72 going to the Lucar terminal and an earth wire going to the metal body of it. If you have made those 2 connections...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:46 PM
    It sounds to me like you might be activating the relay changeover function manually - the sequence of simultaneously connecting the power to the pump...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:25 PM
    ...of the reversing oil pressure. A mystery in three acts, by Agatha Spacenut :D Act 1 – An Implausible Occurrence. As we enter our third month...
    59 replies | 6186 view(s)
  • novanewbie17's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:22 PM
    Thanks Mick, understood. The other 2 wires from the side of the pump go to 56a and 56b on the relay, that's fine. I have bypassed the solenoid...
    17 replies | 314 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:41 PM
    With 1 of each pair of green wires joined and going to earth your circuitry should apply +12 to one or the other green wire, one for up and one for...
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  • novanewbie17's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:59 AM
    So I'm nearly there, but not in the correct way! On each side of the pump there are 2 green wires- one of each goes to earth. I joined them into...
    17 replies | 314 view(s)
  • Brett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:59 AM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I see your concern I could cut a groove along the location that it will be placed and counter sink the sensor slightly to help hold it in place. ...
    116 replies | 13177 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 08:10 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Mick that give me something to go on as a reference the alfa ones are only 44in and won't reach Thanks Mike
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 05:52 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike Approx 78 inches, give or take a few inches either way. There are 2 cables, I measured the one that runs from the stick up over the engine...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 05:41 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Peter Yes, I already had the cylinder apart to investigate but don’t think the bit that’s leaking is replaceable. The cylinder was an...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 02:13 PM
    Yeah there are delivery services, BUT nothing comes quickly given the lockdown and limited air fright with so few passenger planes flying (air...
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 02:04 PM
    Is there no Amazon or similar online delivery in Singapore? I feel sorry for the postie and my local Amazon delivery van driver with some of the...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 01:56 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike, as the metal pars of a master cylinder very rarely give problems, there is only a body and a piston after all, it's usually the seals that go,...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 01:52 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today’s tasks included fitting a flip-rear to my Nova :whistling: Obviously, the zip-ties give the game away :coat: and fitting the...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 01:33 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike I will try and get a tape measure on the one that runs over the top of the engine if I can. Mick
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 12:01 PM
    I'm still making progress on the dash slowly, not much to post yet but at least I think I've averted the need to do a cut n shut to get things to...
    1118 replies | 217216 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 10:04 AM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi just looking at your impressive build pictures in particular the gear change mechanism do you by any chance have the approx length of the gear...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    24-05-2020, 02:17 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looking good, a Steve McHugh inspired creation :whistling:. I'm really looking forward to seeing this chassis install progress
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 10:13 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Do you know how the pinch sensors are activated? I just assumed it was pressure, but I guess I am wrong. Dirk
    116 replies | 13177 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 10:02 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looking very good, you are making great progress now. Dirk
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 09:30 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    My concern was that you would pull them right off, assuming they are glued in place, as soon as you slide over that area to get in or out. I placed...
    116 replies | 13177 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 09:11 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Alistair. I did debate whether to post the ‘stunted Nova look’ in case people thought I’d gone buggy, but it is an excellent way of placing...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 07:28 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looking great Mick, albeit a wee bit ‘buggy like’, and a very satisfying bit of turning! :thumbup:
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 06:54 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today was just as windy with showers so no video yet but I took these pics yesterday. I realise is not very ‘Nova’ shaped, but I’m currently using...
    808 replies | 134583 view(s)
  • Brett's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 06:52 PM
    Brett replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I understand your thoughts but according to this definition The sensors are now also actuated when the liftgate is being moved to its closed...
    116 replies | 13177 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 05:07 PM
    If the solenoid is working you should have heard a loud click when it was energised. So the pump motor works, which is good news. The noisy rattle...
    17 replies | 314 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 03:00 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Hi Brett Just a word of caution of mounting your pinch sensor on the body in this area. This is exactly where your behind (or your passengers)...
    116 replies | 13177 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 02:46 PM
    You don’t need a contactor (starter solenoid) to make the pump work properly, the contactor is only a high current relay. You need two circuits to be...
    17 replies | 314 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    23-05-2020, 11:09 AM
    There are two little bullet shaped valves behind springs, these can stick if the pump has not been used for a while. I've placed the manual here,...
    17 replies | 314 view(s)
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