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  • steve's Avatar
    Today, 06:04 PM
    steve replied to a thread Sad News in General Chat
    Very sorry to hear that news Jim
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 01:08 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Sad News in General Chat
    As mentioned on email, none of us can really appreciate what you are going through. Only those who have been there really know. Sarah and you're...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Today, 12:30 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Sad News in General Chat
    I'm so sorry to hear this Jim. I have never met either of you in person but have followed your work over the years and have been inspired by what you...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Today, 11:23 AM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Sad News in General Chat
    Hi all, I’m afraid Sarah lost her battle with cancer on Saturday. She died peacefully at St Barnabus Hospice in Worthing. She had her...
    15 replies | 991 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 10:43 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Latest blog on my cars. Well, it creates a post and any post is a good post, no? SS, managed to get the front mounting in and everything bolted up...
    878 replies | 168594 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 10:27 AM
    Bored stupid I was looking for something to comment on positively and saw you wheel balancing problems. A good tyre place will always try to fit...
    513 replies | 53488 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Today, 09:21 AM
    Don't worry about how long it takes - it's not a race. I started rebuilding mine back in Oct 2014 and only got it back on the road this time last...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:51 PM
    Cheers Dirk, I can't help but feel I'm progressing at a snail's pace when I think how quickly you got your Avante upgraded and back on the road...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:33 PM
    The chassis is looking very nice I love the before and after shots, whilst sometimes it my feel like your not making any progress when you see photos...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:45 PM
    Thanks David :) Iíve just been out to the garage for a look ... no red dots on the rears but they both have yellows, one has it near the valve and...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    looks great Alistair, really nice transformation. For the tires I believe the marking is a dot is red for the heavy spot, best to see if they...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 08:55 PM
    Looking absolutely 'concours' Steve! Love the pedal assembly :thumbup: I know I've mentioned this before, but after such high quality work on the...
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  • steve's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 08:37 PM
    I wasn't happy with the way the clutch hydraulic line routed past the other cables on the right side chassis fork. It was too near the Fuel pump and...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 06:31 PM
    Thanks guys. Thatís interesting Mark, an old guy at the fitting station said that when he was younger he used to work on Rolls Royces and he said...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 05:53 PM
    Looks really good With the wheels and tyres, what they could have done it take the tyre off and refit 180 degrees round to see if that helped the...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 05:28 PM
    Well done Alistair - it's looking amazing. :clapping:
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  • steve's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 04:54 PM
    Well done mate, looking great! Big milestone in the project. Amazing to see the rot on the 'before' chassis, compared to where you are now :thumbup:
    513 replies | 53488 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 04:18 PM
    Well, after getting back to spending some time in the garage lately Iíve now got a rolling chassis of sorts. Still to do the brake hydraulics and...
    513 replies | 53488 view(s)
  • Brett's Avatar
    16-02-2020, 04:57 AM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    Yes I got it to work. The early style unit had no actuator servo to operate a blend door to direct the air to the top vents or bottom vents(it was...
    5 replies | 1022 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    15-02-2020, 02:12 PM
    islandman replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    I know you had a control panel from the first version, but can't remember if you go the wiring sorted and had it working?
    5 replies | 1022 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    15-02-2020, 01:03 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    :offtopic: Back on topic me. SS engine/gearbox mountings are now all done, it was a pig to get the front one in but a bottle jack and a crowbar...
    878 replies | 168594 view(s)
  • Brett's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 10:16 PM
    Brett replied to a thread AC/Heater in Interior & Windscreens
    Found a newer version of the AC/Heater unit. I've seen these on ebay but this is the second one I've found in the scrap yards around here. I...
    5 replies | 1022 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 06:23 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Heard today that my insures are fighting the other company to have it repaired as I said no way am I accepting it is a write off, I would rather...
    878 replies | 168594 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 06:10 PM
    Something overlooked a lot. my Mercedes A170 has one like that under the drivers seat in a drawer and it was there since 2001, I needed to use it on...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 12:24 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi James - welcome to the Forum I'm not that far from you (Livingston) and you are very welcome to come and see my car sometime. It's roadgoing...
    43 replies | 1927 view(s)
  • ReNOVAtor's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 12:03 PM
    You can always try to throw it to extinguish the fire :bananasplit:
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 10:33 AM
    Iíve still got my Novaís fire extinguisher from about 1991 ... guess itís time to replace it! ;)
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 10:30 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi James, itís a long time since I travelled the road to Skye but my eldest lives in Glasgow and my Mumís in Ayr so Iím over in that neck of the West...
    43 replies | 1927 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 08:51 AM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Nice update thanks; I think most owners would recommend doiing the minimum to get the car roadworthy and take things from there - and not to let a...
    43 replies | 1927 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    14-02-2020, 07:29 AM
    MartinB replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    That's a shame; they did that to my old merc 123 280te estate when some idiot drove into the back of it - although the car was still drivable. Having...
    878 replies | 168594 view(s)
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