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    04-08-2020, 12:11 PM
    Sod the cost, go for a full set of these https://themetricnut.co.nz/store/index.php?route=product/product&path=67_100&product_id=115 Personalty I...
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    04-08-2020, 12:05 PM
    Have a little Alerta GPS G200 Neo unit that I can update, gives speed and warns of speed cameras that have been logged and included in updates,-Only...
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    03-08-2020, 08:36 PM
    JDM wing mirrors would work very well I think. Not seen them tried on a Nova before, but probably quite readily available to you in Singapore. Not...
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    03-08-2020, 08:30 PM
    I like your style! Why not use them to switch relays for heavy current applications?
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    02-08-2020, 08:26 PM
    It appeared on Top Gear a few years back, when James May was driving the Sumo wrestlers around in the Japanese fake Rolls Royce thing. Quite swoopy,...
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    02-08-2020, 08:22 PM
    Thanks Jim, that was blast from the past. What a wet day! I do miss the old Breakfast Club events, but I guess all good things come to an end. At...
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    01-08-2020, 08:18 PM
    You recognise the centre boss of the steering wheel then :D I got the steering column out of a 2600 SD1, and as you say, that long, thin...
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    01-08-2020, 06:05 PM
    I like to log the readings from the Nav computer, even on short journeys. On an average run of just under 12 miles round trip I am getting 32mpg, and...
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    01-08-2020, 05:59 PM
    It's been a while since I last posted on this thread, for obvious reasons, but the Green Machine is still running well. I checked all the fluids and...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 10:46 AM
    Your guess is a good as mine.
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    30-07-2020, 10:41 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    What is the chassis number? For 1969 it would be. I am sure you know where that is. ...
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    29-07-2020, 12:58 PM
    The little I have seen of wrapping here is the sun ruins it very quickly, at 40+ degree not surprising it get soft and shrinks away from recesses and...
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    28-07-2020, 08:32 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    I knew you would :D
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    28-07-2020, 08:32 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Hi Mike - no, it was a more random graphic than that. Your picture us typical of paint schemes used on Sterlings in the US, although I am aware of at...
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    27-07-2020, 08:31 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Lovely neat job.
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    27-07-2020, 08:29 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    All true, but as you say all marketing tools to encourage sales of otherwise unremarkable production saloon cars. I remember some years ago there was...
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    27-07-2020, 02:40 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    Hola Enrique, I am also in Spain, Estepona, Andalusia. I have an Eagle SS and have been trying to get it on the road for 15 years. although...
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    27-07-2020, 01:34 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Sector; Brett said, "Sorry David I decided to retain some of its old school looks but I did update the looks. I will install a drain tube so water...
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    26-07-2020, 01:19 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    OK, the DeTomaso Pantera GT4 would have had this treatment, but only to stop reflection into the drivers eyes. Not necessary in the slightest with...
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    26-07-2020, 12:11 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I flushed the door handle recesses on my doors decades ago but even though I have filled and rubbed down several times I can still see the outline,...
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    24-07-2020, 11:43 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Did mine it black carbon fiber wrap, looks good. Well, I think so.
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    23-07-2020, 09:18 AM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I think it's a great solution and it works which is the main thing, after all, it can't be seen when driving. nice job as always.
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    23-07-2020, 09:14 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Come home to a roaring fire, buy a house in Wales. Sorry to hear you are going Nova-less but everyone moves on-in time, best of luck with the move...
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    23-07-2020, 09:09 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Great moment having it drive, a real milestone, my bugger is still on the trailer for 15 years, so many other things getting in the way. keep the...
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    23-07-2020, 06:14 AM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Good work! I love the composition of your first picture, with the period properties in the background it looks very contemporary! I don't recall...
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    21-07-2020, 08:39 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Complete Nova on ebay in Ebay Finds
    Looks like a well-made example. Not a Sterling of course, it's an Elam-era Mk2 Nova, with a set of later (Sam Cobley) square-tube canopy hinges. Love...
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    21-07-2020, 08:33 PM
    Isn't that Jem's old car? He roller painted it in that nice blue colour... ...It seems not - just looked at the spec and Jem's car had a Ford V6...
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    21-07-2020, 08:31 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    What? With the EVO Triangle on your doorstep? Surely not? Sorry to hear that you are selling the car, but a great running/driving example for all...
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    21-07-2020, 08:25 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Carb Flat Spot in Fuel
    Hi Phill - I would look at it another way. If the engine is leaning out at low speeds it may need more fuel rather than less air. Leaving the choke...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    21-07-2020, 09:16 AM
    Decent brake pipe tools both flare and swage (bubble flare). at least mine does.
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