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    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    How pants, I bet you are gutted. The brake problem is an issue how can you bed in new discs and pads if you can not drive the car? Dirk
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    27-04-2017, 09:48 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Good luck. Looking forward to seeing you and the car (well the car) :munky: on Sunday. Dirk
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    26-04-2017, 09:58 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Hope you get it sorted. don't forget Vee Wee part of GSF (you must have one local) they carry most common parts in stock and parts they haven't got...
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    26-04-2017, 09:49 PM
    That would be interesting to know what they use for a buggy as you say should be a close match. Dirk
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    26-04-2017, 09:40 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks for the link, I think Bushboy was talking about body wrap vinyl rather than roof lining vinyl:facepalm: Dirk
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    25-04-2017, 09:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks for all the comments Bushboy vinyl might be worth a try can you get it in a satin/mat? Ill have to have a look. Buffy Ill pass on the...
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    24-04-2017, 10:04 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I'm not going to win any concours medals, but once it has been flatted with wet 1200 grit rubbed with G3 and polished in a few weeks it should look...
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    24-04-2017, 09:44 PM
    Nice one on the MOT. Dirk
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    23-04-2017, 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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    23-04-2017, 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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