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    22-09-2020, 10:50 PM
    Great engine, detuned in it's standard form by Lancia to get a reasonable mpg, if you change the cams for 2000 i.e it it will produce a lot of power...
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    16-09-2020, 11:25 PM
    Hi Lauren yes coil over struts which I'll re-machine the spring cups to take 2.25 id springs as there seems to be a lot more rate choice in that...
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    16-09-2020, 03:24 PM
    Thanks David I know I'll have to experiment, also mine will be a little bit different as it's transverse mid engine so most of the weight in front...
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    16-09-2020, 10:40 AM
    Anybody use unassisted coil rear suspension on their nova, what spring rate are you using? , I've calculated I need around a 4.5k/250lb spring not to...
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    06-09-2020, 04:15 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Nova at Santa Pod in Photos
    Hi Lauren That was with the alfa 2lt engine, it had cleaned up ports re jeted carbs and a decent exhaust manifold but it used to go, 140+ on an...
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    04-09-2020, 04:44 AM
    The best bits are always hidden away but at least you know the time and effort that went into the job and can get the satisfaction out of it Mike
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    03-09-2020, 09:16 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Nova at Santa Pod in Photos
    Yes Alistair a fun weekend the only car kit car faster was a jag engine Kouger ,on the Sunday there was a Ferrari running ,the organisers asked if...
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    03-09-2020, 06:23 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Nova at Santa Pod in Photos
    Ran mine at Santa pod in the early eighties at a kit car meet during a drag event and they let us have a few runs ,managed a 13.9 sec run even with...
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    31-08-2020, 08:33 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Hi Steve, basically I’ve cut 190mm out of the lower sub frame tacked it back together, then cut the bracing bars by the say amount and then made the...
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    31-08-2020, 12:16 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Now I've sorted the drive shafts I can move on to making the jig for the rear suspension and engine mounts, I've narrowed the alfa track by 190mm to...
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    27-08-2020, 08:00 PM
    Mikemrb replied to a thread Badbug's Nova in Your Cars
    Wish my garage floor was that clean
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