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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    Welcome back to the fold Rammers ... I'm sensing a tinge of regret at having sold her? I currently look after the Forum database but it only goes...
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  • Rammers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:34 PM
    Greetings all I used to own CTN 841J back in 2005. Wondering if anyone has seen it or heard of it recently? I believe it was painted blue after...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:44 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Oh Peter, what a day!! ... hope you finished it with a Hamlet cigar! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSetKLDeVOA Just think how much you'll...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:56 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Tried to get to the shed this week but failed miserably. A fiends SEAT Ibiza need a test but I had also just finished the front end rebuild after...
    951 replies | 212883 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Servo brakes in Brakes
    lol, it can be very easy to misinterpret someone's comments, and I can see now that my claim that a servo was neither necessary or productive may...
    14 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:25 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Servo brakes in Brakes
    And some time knowingly my friend. :twisted: It's all good fun, life would be so boring otherwise. :bananasplit: I decided I didn't like the...
    14 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Brett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:03 PM
    Brett replied to a thread Servo brakes in Brakes
    Phill I'm not going to get into a heated discussion with you on this and I have no problem with your comments but let me give you this information to...
    14 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 AM
    Mikemrb started a thread Sunroof in Bodywork
    Does anyone have or know where I can get a solid glass fibre nova sunroof and surround or the mold
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 09:13 PM
    Hi all, It's probably a good time to update the information we hold in the owners database, which was last done in April 2020. If any new...
    33 replies | 8295 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 11:23 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Servo brakes in Brakes
    Std diameter but of course much thicker, from VWheratige or Limebug (about 950 for the kit. but bloody expensive compared to other makes of vented...
    14 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 10:50 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Gearbox types in General Chat
    Example; Std VW T1 165/80-R15 = 25.4" diameter, circumference 79.7", = 795 Rev per mile 255/60/15 = 27" diameter, 84.9" circumference, 746 Rev per...
    5 replies | 123 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 10:32 AM
    That's the difference between early and late clutches, the tube on the gearbox that the release bearing runs on is also different, I had to cut mine...
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 10:21 AM
    A very informative article. Thanks Brett. The paragraph I found interesting was, " When you get right down to it, master cylinder selection is a...
    5 replies | 127 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 10:02 AM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Servo brakes in Brakes
    Are they Wilwood vented discs you're using Peter are they larger in dia? I'm ok with the rear as the rear calipers and disc from the alfa fit on the...
    14 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Mikemrb's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 05:52 AM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Goodwood Speed Week in Events
    My dad always used to take me to see the thunder saloons at Brands I will always remember Gerry Marshall with Big and Baby Bertha I think their main...
    15 replies | 760 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 01:25 AM
    Phil, From the articles I've read they all pretty much state that when changing from drums to disks, adding servo's etc.. a brake bias valve is a...
    5 replies | 127 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 10:44 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Goodwood Speed Week in Events
    The cars were fantastic, especially the photos of that very low and special green machine, but I'm sorry Lauren, I've just found my highlight of...
    15 replies | 760 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 08:23 PM
    That's what I did, 30 years ago now :shock:. Body tub sat on a wheeled trolley in my garage and me thinking "what have I done?" :D Looks like a...
    3 replies | 211 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 07:20 PM
    It wonít be a regular occurrence :crylol:
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 07:18 PM
    Staying outside above customers cars? I think you must be offering a premium service 😂👍
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:59 PM
    I need to pull the engine back out, the engine came with the clutch attached which was in better condition so in it went. Trouble is itís missing a...
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:56 PM
    :crylol: Letís see, itís outside tonight and we have a storm here, engine is covered with plastic wrap but will be happier when it goes back inside....
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:54 PM
    Glad youíve changed your mind Dan. At the speed youíre going I reckon you could offer a service to help finish off a few Novas which are taking ages...
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:47 PM
    Don't be to hard on people offering personal opinions, I've asked questions during my build and I'm happy to hear opinions (unsubstantiated or...
    5 replies | 127 view(s)
  • Supanovakit's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:37 PM
    Thatís a really interesting article as I was thinking of changing the rear drums to disc, and never thought about the fluid displacement and...
    5 replies | 127 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:32 PM
    Itíll be staying put for the foreseeable
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:30 PM
    I can easily lock my front brakes up under heavy braking even though there is no servo fitted. That's not an opinion, that's a fact.. The addition...
    5 replies | 127 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 06:28 PM
    Hi Dan, Sounding nice, are you going to keep the car after doing all this work, or sell it on as a MOT'd runner?
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
  • Brett's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 05:47 PM
    There was a discussion going on about servo(power assist)brakes. Whether or not are cars need them. I sat back and listened to the discussion but...
    5 replies | 127 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 05:12 PM
    Here is todays little video. Clicking solved. Please excuse the state of the interior, I have wiring everywhere whilst I’m sorting it all out....
    679 replies | 92777 view(s)
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