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  • wizrod's Avatar
    Today, 08:33 PM
    wizrod replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    My 3 have arrived, too. Look great! Many thanks for sorting them :)
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    Today, 07:01 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    New bearings now fitted. So tomorrow is D day. Its surprising the difference with the inner bearing when the outers are the same. It pays to check...
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    Today, 02:41 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    Thanks Martin
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 02:36 PM
    MartinB replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    First two unstamped plates arrived today; looking nice! Thanks Dan `¬)
    44 replies | 893 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Today, 09:55 AM
    Simon at Red 9 has advised they are 150lbs, which is also what he runs on the front of his Madison Roadster. Having wound them down last night they...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Today, 07:48 AM
    I have done that one too David, but a little further out this year - free though, so cannot complain! And kids eat free!
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:40 PM
    If its the Kenilworth Holiday Inn I stayed there last year, I booked it mainly as it has a private car park and I didn't want the Nova on the street....
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:41 PM
    Well done Martin - good to hear the reek is go for another year. Can can relate to the offspring expenditure. Just planning Martha's 6th...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Hope you get it sorted. don't forget Vee Wee part of GSF (you must have one local) they carry most common parts in stock and parts they haven't got...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    So, another 14 miles tonight on the newly set up shock settings. Also some testing of speedo accuracy using a GPS speed app. Look to be only...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:49 PM
    That would be interesting to know what they use for a buggy as you say should be a close match. Dirk
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks for the link, I think Bushboy was talking about body wrap vinyl rather than roof lining vinyl:facepalm: Dirk
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:23 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Well, thanks to my new GPS tracker app I can tell precisely! The speedo is under registering by 2 mph, so I can say with confidence it was 68 mph...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:20 PM
    Thanks Lauren - you made me think about it the other way around. I'm not sure why I felt it made sense to start from the firmest setting! Could...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:16 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Well I hope you were doing a steady 70 and no more !!!!
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:12 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Not uncommon in the beetle world. Once you are all built up put together a file of all the consumable parts and numbers - saves time in the...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:54 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    These things are sent to try our patience and resolve. I must be stark raving mad to try and hopefully drive this car over 300 miles on Sunday with...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:56 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I had a similar issue except my problem was the track rod ends not fitting. Turned out I had post 68 spindles fitted to my 67 floorpan.:-...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:06 PM
    A common problem, mixing parts. MRN was a bitsa..I have a few unused items in my garage where I ordered parts based on the reg (1967) when I forgot...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:36 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Still time to get it sorted for Stones!! Time off work helps :)
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:21 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    HOLD THE PRESS My car is registered as a 1971, so why is it fitted with 66 to 68 stub axles? The outer bearings are the same for all, the inners...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:09 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Oh boy, I feel your pain! I don't have an answer but I certainly know what it is like to have pinned your hopes on making a show and have them...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:07 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I feel your pain Mark - nothing worse than a last minute parts issue. You mentioned a difference side to side on existing bearings - do you...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:01 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    The stub axles changed in 1968 - this resulted in different sizes of track rod ends being fitted so maybe the bearing sizes changed too? Could you...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:33 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Ok I think I may not be taking my car to stones. Parts turned up today to sort loose wheel bearing issue out. For a change I thought I would put...
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • Leggara's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    I look on the database of the DLVA and the car is well registered under the brand NOVA the engine is well a 2 L. The car looks nice, but there are...
    19 replies | 547 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Looks great - well done. Screen in is a massive milestone.
    539 replies | 38891 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:06 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Looking really good Dirk - well done. You have a lot more patience than me.
    267 replies | 21522 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:57 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Snowing in Somerset in General Chat
    Massive hail stones here in Sussex. Weather definitely getting ready for Stoneleigh!
    2 replies | 61 view(s)
  • Scorpion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:50 AM
    You need to have a quiet word with Ray Phill. he`s managed to get away with a multitude of car`s. including 3 nova`s ! :shock:
    19 replies | 547 view(s)
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