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    09-06-2019, 06:12 AM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Nice one well done Dirk Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    04-06-2019, 10:10 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Engine Missfire in Engine
    I only had a 009 on mine it was a 1500 but I never had any issues with it, you do hear people talk about hesitation pulling away from lights ect, but...
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    31-05-2019, 09:46 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Stones Avante in General Chat
    The car was at Stones this year and the work done is very impressive. Red 9 are only about 15 mins from work so I have been popping round to watch...
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    30-05-2019, 10:16 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    I have managed to finish all the pins and spacers Just the difficult bit now the dies, but it will be a few weeks before I can start them....
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    30-05-2019, 10:07 PM
    Nice Ill have to get some of them to play with, in the past I have used electrical cable and used a hot glue gun to achieve a uniform gap. The cable...
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    27-05-2019, 09:50 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    All looking very nice, I do like the off set wiper, on the drivers side mine tend to stop opposite my nose so I have to tilt my head a little in the...
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    25-05-2019, 09:56 PM
    A much better stance Phill. Dirk
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    22-05-2019, 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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    22-05-2019, 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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