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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Today, 10:16 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Dirk, don't you ever hanker for the 'good old days' of simple mechanics when we could do it all ourselves .... maybe like a VW flat four and a...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Today, 09:49 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Are you suggesting the Police are ringing there recovered cars any comment Mark :laugh::laugh::laugh: No seriously the reg is correct and it is a...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Today, 08:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I feel your pain Dirk! .... I've just been lying upside down tonight trying to get under my daughter's dashboard on her DS3 to change the heater...
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  • steve's Avatar
    Today, 11:45 AM
    steve replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Hello mate, Just a thought, you purchased the car from a Police Auction, perhaps they are fake number plates from a similar but different Scooby?
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 10:40 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    As a past Honda parts manager I am always amazes at the lack of professionalism in the parts departments. I NEVER asked for the frame number, year...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Today, 06:20 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I had this with a Corsa - clutch and dual mass flywheel: despite the reg number they (Euro Car Parts sold me completely the wrong flywheel - then the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 02:48 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    but you would have quoted the Scooby reg right? So its their mistake then
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  • madscientist's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:29 PM
    Excellent work Alistair! Won't be long now!! Cheers Colin
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:55 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Frustrating evening tonight, I went to fit the clutch and its the wrong one!! Frustratingly I orded it from GSF on line where they do not credit you...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:50 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    The post has gone way off topic (but I'm sure an administrator will soon jiggle the posts around and start a new thread) :coat: My two pennith...
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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    steve replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    Hi Colin, Paul, Mario, The email below was sent to Pilkington this evening, I will follow-up with a call in the next couple of days:
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:34 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That still doesn't make sense to me if it wants to suck and blow why not just do that from the inlet manifold, there is only a few inches between and...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:03 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    Back in the day I made a few fibreglass moulds and canoes. It's not that difficult, very satisfying, but fu..lipping messy. I used to get the...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:36 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    For ease of just painting & fitting it have a Nostrelled bonnet made. There is a lot less work, itching, missalignment etc making a full bonnet then...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:31 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Still thinking of the induction question for everyone the crankcase breather splits one side feeds into the inlet manifold and the other feeds into...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:41 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    Hi Alex, I think a joined panel would make more sense, so that the orientation and spacing of the nostrils would be correct, but would be happy to...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:28 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    Yes it would Martin, but Phill and I live way up north in Scotland where Mk1 bonnets are rarer than haggis's teeth, so we're open to other methods. ...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:26 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    Could do, would mean laying-up that area then taking amould from it....
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:23 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    Would you want them as two seperate nostrils or a joined panel?
    80 replies | 3898 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:47 AM
    MartinB replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    wouldn't making the whole bonnet be easier / better than grafting in to a different bonnet - maybe not easier but wouldn't it give a better result?
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 10:13 PM
    Cheers guys, and Dirk, I think that adding a rear under tray from the floor drops backward would work fine .... and be a lot easier to fabricate...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 10:13 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I started putting bit back in the car this weekend, Yesterday I got the petrol tank in along with filter pump and fuel lines, I have also got the...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 09:38 PM
    Looking very good and I think the slopes will help. Once I get the Avante back on its wheels I'm going to try and add a rear under tray from the...
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  • steve's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 08:57 PM
    Looking very solid Alistair, good work.
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  • steve's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 08:55 PM
    >> The light ends up 10cm higher than on the stock car which I think is enough to scrape into legality.... Nice update. That IVA is a pain...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 08:20 PM
    Well done. One more side to go then you can start putting it all back together again. :clapping:
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 07:37 PM
    Its fair to say you have cracked the welding!! Nice work , well done
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 07:19 PM
    Looking very promising Alex! Hopefully that'll be enough. I know what you mean about the weather. I find it very difficult to motivate myself...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 07:14 PM
    Anyone want to see a photo of Dirk's rear?!? :outahere: But before that, maybe those of a nervous disposition should look away now!! I...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    23-09-2018, 06:42 PM
    Next stage with the canopy is to flip it and glass the underside, weather not making that too inviting so I started hacking another part about.... ...
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