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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    01-01-2020, 06:40 PM
    Apologies as this is just a placeholder for the event, which I attended with the Green Machine today. Reason being, I dusted off my trusty Commiecam...
    23 replies | 810 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 10:12 PM
    Mikemrb started a thread New member in Welcome
    I've now owned my Nova for just over 42 years yes 42 years !!! it’s a Mk 1 ,it started with a bog standard VW 1500 which was slowly modified cams...
    15 replies | 552 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    07-01-2020, 09:34 PM
    Some of you may recall I bought a project car six months or so before I bought the car I have recently finished restoring. So now my thoughts are...
    16 replies | 628 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    06-01-2020, 08:42 PM
    Hi all, I'm reading about Simon Skelding's mid engined Avante in the Feb 2020 issue of Complete Kit Car and whilst the body was still off the...
    9 replies | 353 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    24-12-2019, 10:53 AM
    Hi everyone – as you know I do enjoy researching the history of our favourite cars, looking for interesting historical snippets that raise the...
    9 replies | 383 view(s)
  • bushboy's Avatar
    03-01-2020, 06:31 PM
    bushboy started a thread 2020 Club Nova Events in Events
    Hope you all had a fantastic new year. Some of us had to work :@. Now that 2020 has arrived it is time for all the road worthy Novas to be driven...
    6 replies | 245 view(s)
  • MrNsane's Avatar
    05-01-2020, 08:08 PM
    MrNsane started a thread Spotted in Portugal in Photos
    Hi all, So a while ago, someone told me there was record of 1 Nova registered in Portugal, and today this was spotted. I'm trying to chase the...
    6 replies | 219 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    26-12-2019, 04:16 AM
    Merry Xmas All; This Youtube post is from Sept 2019, another basket case project comes to light, this time in the US ... ...
    4 replies | 300 view(s)
  • Tony Trans Am's Avatar
    12-01-2020, 03:47 PM
    Tony Trans Am started a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Preferably up and running with VW mechanics but will consider projects.
    4 replies | 209 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    09-01-2020, 11:17 PM
    Dirk started a thread Exhaust Lego in General Chat
    There was nothing of interest on the TV tonight so when I came in from the workshop the wife had paused Goblin Garage thinking it was something I...
    3 replies | 220 view(s)
  • SenorRaymond's Avatar
    19-01-2020, 11:56 AM
    SenorRaymond started a thread Senorraymond in Welcome
    Hola amigos from Malaga Spain. Has there been any novas for sale over here?
    3 replies | 108 view(s)
  • Big Birds Car's Avatar
    11-01-2020, 07:44 PM
    In a previous post I referred to the fact that there has been some dodgy information about NOVA's and IVA. The following is from experience with BIVA...
    2 replies | 151 view(s)
  • suicidesam's Avatar
    13-01-2020, 09:09 PM
    Looks to be a pretty much complete Nova for sale on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/373995142640831?view=permalink&id=3628337893873190
    0 replies | 129 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    15-01-2020, 08:17 PM
    I saw a post on Facebook earlier today. Someone from Bristol is looking for a road going Nova, but prepared to do some work on it. I messaged him...
    0 replies | 125 view(s)
  • ChrisBailey's Avatar
    09-01-2020, 07:03 PM
    https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=740574373132770&id=100015406428925&set=gm.797887237346953&source=48 Most likely a ford based one. No v5 or...
    0 replies | 100 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    19-01-2020, 10:57 PM
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/mad-max-style-project-car/303451609996?hash=item46a7201b8c:g:5okAAOSw4kheI2f3 Dirk
    0 replies | 52 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    475 replies | 56400 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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,...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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. ...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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!
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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,...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
  • 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...
    24 replies | 270 view(s)
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