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    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Now this is a challenge !! in Ebay Finds
    I'm not a fan of the car, but the tunnel looks rust free so if the vin number is there it could make a good V5 donor :bananasplit: Dirk
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    Yesterday, 09:44 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Hello from a UK Nova owner in Welcome
    Hi and welcome. You have had your car a year and not started a thread!!, I think it is time you did :coat: Dirk
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    21-05-2019, 09:51 PM
    Dirk started a thread Avante long shot in General Chat
    When I was at Stoneleigh I met a gentleman who had collected an Avante kit from the factory 40 odd years ago. But life and other things had stopped...
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    21-05-2019, 09:32 PM
    Now that would be something everyone would like to have. Dirk
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    20-05-2019, 10:08 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    Yes exactly, I bought mine when I built my first Nova to do the exhaust, even tried the trick with compacted damp sand. I've never used it since. ...
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    19-05-2019, 09:36 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Avante on Ebay in Ebay Finds
    No I don't think so, my Nova is my next car project. Dirk
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    19-05-2019, 09:28 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    LOL :lmfao: Dirk
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    19-05-2019, 09:28 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    Yes I bought one of those about 20 years ago from Machine Mart its a pipe bender for thick walled pipes for gas and the like, If you put some mild...
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    18-05-2019, 10:06 PM
    Dirk started a thread Avante on Ebay in Ebay Finds
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AVANTI-UNIQUE-RARE-KIT-CAR-PROJECT-JUST-NEEDS-INSIDE-COMPLETING/392298683208?hash=item5b56d2db48:g:xQsAAOSwc-lc37ty&frcectu...
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    18-05-2019, 09:56 PM
    The photos look great Phill I like the black and white ones. Dirk
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    18-05-2019, 09:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Looking very nice you must be so close now to being back on the road. Dirk
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    18-05-2019, 09:47 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    The bender will do 1/2 inch to 2.5 inch and yes would so exhausts, my lathe only has a 10 inch swing so the biggest die I will be able to make will...
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    17-05-2019, 10:47 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    They where AutoCad files DXF. I didn't create them though I bought the plans from Rorty the same people that do the chassis plans for a mid engine...
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    17-05-2019, 10:37 PM
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RFH-SPECIAL-1-OFF-JAGUAR-BASED/192917865736?hash=item2ceacd0508:g:y~0AAOSw0~RcvdBk&frcectupt=true Dirk
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    17-05-2019, 10:35 PM
    Very nice. he should have tilted the camera and and shot in a lower resolution for a more authentic look. There are a lot of things I wish I could...
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    17-05-2019, 09:25 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    And you can never have too many tools. Dirk
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    17-05-2019, 09:24 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    And where is the fun in that :wink: Have you still got your engraver you could do the degree plate :coat: Dirk
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    16-05-2019, 10:32 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Giles's Nova in Your Cars
    Very nice bit of engineering looks like it ticks all the boxes. Dirk
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    16-05-2019, 10:26 PM
    Dirk started a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    Now that the Avante is back on the road I have a few other jobs I want to do before stating on the Nova ( I think the wife has a lot more though)...
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    13-05-2019, 10:20 PM
    I got my tires from Northhants but that is because they are just about the only place I could find 14 inch with the size I needed, they are made for...
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    11-05-2019, 11:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2019! in Events
    Nice find, we did see him filming. Dirk
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    09-05-2019, 09:41 PM
    I hope its a success and on next year, I'm on holiday this year so can not make it. Dirk
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    09-05-2019, 09:38 PM
    And just get the screen of the car following you :coat: Dirk
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    08-05-2019, 09:56 PM
    I have used electric boot releases on both the bonnet and engine cover, one was from a Rover 75 and the other from a BMW of the same era they are...
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    06-05-2019, 09:51 PM
    Dirk started a thread Eagle V5? in Ebay Finds
    He doesn't say what is on the V5 but if you are after one get in touch ...
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    06-05-2019, 09:41 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2019! in Events
    Yes I was very pleased. and no I forgot my charging cable for my phone so was trying to conserve power just in case!!! but my phone still died just...
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    06-05-2019, 09:36 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Welcome back and nice work, aluminium tapes does work although I think it is a bit thicker than parcel tape and more expensive, only down side with...
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    06-05-2019, 09:29 PM
    I would go with Jim take the jets out easy job and give them a good blow with compressed air. Dirk
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    06-05-2019, 09:21 PM
    sorry for the earlier post I was replying in order. Your screens are a bit cheaper than over here. Dirk
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    06-05-2019, 09:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2019! in Events
    I had a great weekend, the new pitch was fantastic lets hope we can keep it. Thanks for all the great company and a massive THANK YOU to Di for all...
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