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    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looking good. Did your car have the cardboard tube for the former of the tunnel? When is castle Combe? Dirk
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    Yesterday, 09:44 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova bumper? in General Chat
    The car may still be around in someones garage as DLVA still have it listed as a white Nova! not Taxed since 1988. Dirk
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    22-04-2017, 09:43 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Maybe one pump was pumping more water that the other one could shift causing extra pressure on the hose? ( I do harp on don't I ):oops2: Dirk
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    22-04-2017, 09:32 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova for sale in Scotland in Ebay Finds
    That was a steal at £750 still not a bad price at £1500 for a complete car. Dirk
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    21-04-2017, 09:43 PM
    Sounds like you are on the right track building up the layers, but on a whole car with 70 hours sanding in between ( I would rather boil my head) If...
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    21-04-2017, 09:06 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The topcoat went on about 3 weeks ago but wasn’t as successfulas I was hoping I had guessed it would take about 3Kg to cover the car so Imeasured out...
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    19-04-2017, 09:57 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    Hi Dan, I will have an option 3 with white borders. I know demand will be low but any chance of an Avante one? Dirk
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    19-04-2017, 09:51 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looking good the dash does seam to fit well. Nice progress. Dirk
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    19-04-2017, 09:43 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2017 in Events
    Now that looks like a proper mid engine car. Have you sorted gear change linkage and drive shafts?, l look forward to seeing it at Stones. Dirk
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    18-04-2017, 10:19 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    Hi Dan I would want to drill all 4 corners myself but being picky can you put the border around it like the ones Buggy99 had done, I think it makes...
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    18-04-2017, 09:47 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Looks ace, I bet you can not wait for the MOT nice one. Dirk
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    18-04-2017, 09:48 AM
    Dirk started a thread Clam Shell in Bodywork
    Rather than hijack Micks thread any more Here are a couple of pics. If I ever get round to doing a mid engine Nova this is the way I would like...
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    17-04-2017, 09:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Jon's Nova in Your Cars
    Jon glad you have still have the car it would be good to see it on the road or even being worked on, I am a fan of your chassis choice. Dirk
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    17-04-2017, 09:32 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I think the tunnel problem is common to all the cars I think if you :rtfm: it says not to put screws in the top. Did you swap the master cylinders...
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    16-04-2017, 10:27 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I take it you sorted your clutch problem? what did you do in the end? Dirk
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    16-04-2017, 10:24 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looks like you are making good progress. I am sure you have already thought about it but if you are making the cut mark at that angle it will be...
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    16-04-2017, 10:16 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Nice one. I take it you didn't bump into and zealous coppers or did you have them block the road for you :rofl: Dirk
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    16-04-2017, 10:10 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    I would still take it out :coat:I can not see how in a closed loop circuit 2 pumps working at different outputs would work effectively one has to...
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    14-04-2017, 10:51 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Looks fantastic. Just needs the windscreen now.:coat: Dirk
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    13-04-2017, 11:08 PM
    Nice one. Earth problems are always an issue, and given the car lives outside this must make it even worse. lets hope you get it sorted for Stones. ...
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    13-04-2017, 10:59 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Yes I did buy a catch can but never got around to fitting it before I sold the car. Nice update and photos it is looking good. Are you not using...
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    12-04-2017, 09:56 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Sounds like some nice progress. Looking forward to some pics. I had a similar problem with a breather hose on a spitfire I had, I switched the SU...
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    11-04-2017, 10:11 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Mot in MOT/SVA/Registration
    mine was riveted. Dirk
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    08-04-2017, 09:39 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Mot in MOT/SVA/Registration
    If your doing a run put me down for one. thanks dirk
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    07-04-2017, 10:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Mot in MOT/SVA/Registration
    I can remember taking my old Nova for its MOT in 2010 which I think was around the time they started looking for Chassis numbers the MOT man asked...
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    05-04-2017, 10:10 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Good news on the windscreen. The seats look nice, and look uncomfortable :coat:Are you going for a 4 point seat belt? even more uncomfortable and a...
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    05-04-2017, 09:57 PM
    Sounds like a good plan, When I was buying parts for the helicopter from the US that's how they packed them but not in two parts, they put the items...
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    04-04-2017, 10:20 PM
    It looks stunning well done you:clapping: Wouldn't you be better of crating it and sending it back home by sea? at least that way you know you could...
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    03-04-2017, 09:35 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Eagle soft top in Ebay Finds
    Hi Leggara, Congratulations on your purchase, I hope you are going to start your own thread in the Your Cars section on the forum and keep us...
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    01-04-2017, 10:59 PM
    Hi Jim I don't think it was a waste I think the guy was quite genuine. The whole story was a bit complex. I think the car had been on a chassis at...
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