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    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    The concrete turned up today, I thought it would come in a small truck with a hose but no big truck and a slide which would not reach the hole. ...
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    14-10-2019, 10:17 PM
    The Avante uses a handbrake from a mini twin cable system that has he cable and locking nuts behind the pivot point so low down and at the rear, bit...
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    14-10-2019, 09:26 PM
    Hi Dan, Ill have one please if the CKC photos arrive in time Ill send you one of them. Dirk
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    13-10-2019, 09:58 PM
    I love your optimism, I think we have all made statements like that, I know I have when I first got my Avante that apparently only needed body work...
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    12-10-2019, 11:05 PM
    Dirk started a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    I did say in a post that I had been given permission to buy a 2 post lift so I have ordered one of theses ...
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    12-10-2019, 10:46 PM
    The red one has the nicer wheels, do they both have V5's? if so what do they have on them? I understand your sentiment about getting one done...
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    12-10-2019, 10:26 PM
    Its nice to see you making a start. It will be the route I am taking when I do the Nova. The last dash you did looks good. It will be interesting to...
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    12-10-2019, 10:11 PM
    It looks like you have got a couple of good projects there, I am assuming the wheels have been re-drilled to fit the hubs? I think I would drill them...
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    09-10-2019, 10:02 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I tried again tonight but your in box or sent items are too full you need to delete some. Dirk
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    09-10-2019, 09:56 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    No I don't think you are missing anything you are using a standard VW set up, I think the people struggling to lock the wheels have all changed to...
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    09-10-2019, 09:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova mk1 kit car in For Sale
    You only need a 6 inch section of the chassis to go with the V5 :coat: Dirk
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    08-10-2019, 09:36 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I was on a private road at the time :scared: you both have PM's Dirk
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    07-10-2019, 09:36 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The weather was dry Sunday afternoon, and after a couple of runs and adjusting the bias bar, I can report the braking is far improved. I can now lock...
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    04-10-2019, 09:49 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nova AKA806J in Your Cars
    It looks like you have a good solid starting point. Dirk
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    03-10-2019, 09:26 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    You could always move back here and suffer the rubbish weather with the rest of us, at least you will get the car on the road. Dirk
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    30-09-2019, 10:33 PM
    Sorry this one is a keeper, I get away with sooooo much :whistling: Dirk
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    30-09-2019, 10:30 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I've not seen the swing arm version and can not find it on their web site? Dirk
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    30-09-2019, 10:06 PM
    Nice one, I have actually been given permission (by the Wife) to buy a two post lift, just waiting on my bonus at work. Dirk
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    30-09-2019, 10:00 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread New member from france in Welcome
    Hi and welcome to the forum. Dirk
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    30-09-2019, 09:51 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I can not remember what you did when you built the car, but I am assuming that you have just put coil over shocks on with the standard beetle torsion...
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    29-09-2019, 09:34 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That is what I did. I put some gear marking grease on the weights To mark out the high spots Then took a dremel to them I took tiny...
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    29-09-2019, 09:25 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    If the tyres where all the same that would be an option but the rears are a lot wider. Dirk
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    29-09-2019, 09:23 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I have spent over £600 having them refurbed and tyres so I'm in no rush to change the wheels. Dirk
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    29-09-2019, 09:17 PM
    Well done getting her on the road. Some nice photos how does the sunroof hold up in the rain? Dirk
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    28-09-2019, 09:50 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I got one of the calipers fitted today. Unfortunately when I put the wheel back on and gave it a spin there was a clunk and the wheel...
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    27-09-2019, 10:19 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The pads turned up yesterday, I paid for them on the 15th and the seller was upset that I left neutral feed back for slow delivery! Anyway the...
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    27-09-2019, 09:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread 2 Nova's in Ebay Finds
    Excellent you have got the whole weekend to take lots of pics and start your own thread. Dirk
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    27-09-2019, 09:50 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Complete Kit Car VW Special in Events
    Yes the Madison is Simon's. Dirk
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    26-09-2019, 09:39 PM
    Looks like a neat solution. Dirk
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    24-09-2019, 10:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Complete Kit Car VW Special in Events
    One of the other highlights for me on the day of the photo shoot. I pulled out of the garage about 7.30am it was chilly and damp as it had rained all...
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