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    23-01-2020, 09:36 PM
    The Eureka spoiler mimics the airflow correcting aerofoil developed in the Pinifarina wind tunnel for the Ferrari BB, whereas the Mk4 Nova spoiler...
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    22-01-2020, 09:06 PM
    I rest my case. Absolutely shocking :facepalm:
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    21-01-2020, 10:38 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi there Breakishnick, welcome to the forum. I would concur with the Mk1 - there are a couple of other good giveaways - the roofline above the...
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    19-01-2020, 02:39 PM
    Fab photos, love the B&W, I like to shoot B&W even with my trusty K200 DSLR trouble is, sadly, I remember all those cars when they were new!:ermm:
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    19-01-2020, 02:10 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Senorraymond in Welcome
    Peter here in Estepona, Malaga. (My garage is in Elviria, Marbella) It really is a pain. The EU states that, "a member state may NOT imposes...
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    18-01-2020, 06:57 PM
    OK, so it’s a couple of weeks late, on account of my using 35mm film and having to find a new development lab, but hopefully you will find the...
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    17-01-2020, 07:51 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    ...And Mikes specification also mirrors that of John Rand's Lotus powered car, which is almost the same vintage (ADD Mk1 with a sunroof panel and...
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    15-01-2020, 09:27 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hello Mike - welcome to the forum. What a lovely looking machine. I am guessing from the specification and your length of ownership that the car is a...
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    15-01-2020, 11:26 AM
    Peter replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Know what you mean about the attention, not in a Nova-SS but a Bond Bug, got swamped in Cologne.
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    14-01-2020, 09:31 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    There ya go, no excuses. https://www.facebook.com/groups/373995142640831?view=permalink&id=3628337893873190
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    11-01-2020, 08:57 PM
    Thanks BBC, that is a really useful summary. I was particularly interested in the lighting requirements, it seems odd that headlights don't have to...
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    10-01-2020, 06:30 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Exhaust Lego in General Chat
    I noticed that the motor and controllers were the same ones Edd China used for the Maserati Biturbo EV conversion on Wheeler Dealers, although with...
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    10-01-2020, 06:20 PM
    I'm afraid there is quite a difference between simply removing the canopy and preserving the original aesthetic. The Freedom machine looks like a...
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    09-01-2020, 09:16 PM
    I was assuming the use of the existing canopy hydraulics, but if the car was to be permanently open I would convert to gas rams I think. Stepping...
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    09-01-2020, 06:51 PM
    Hehe - you may also remember I did my own rendering, many years ago... Subsequently I determined that the combing around the cockpit would...
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    08-01-2020, 06:50 PM
    Thanks Alistair - yes, I did see the car on these videos but as you say it appears so fleetingly it didn't seem worth linking...
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    07-01-2020, 10:24 PM
    About 26 minutes in... https://youtu.be/LhlDOVBIvTE
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    07-01-2020, 10:18 PM
    As you know I have always loved the idea of doing a Nova Spyder, along similar lines to the Isdera Imperator 033i. With no windscreen you can get...
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    07-01-2020, 09:13 PM
    It was a Chevy stepside pickup, and you're right, the improvement was significant - around 10 dB or more from memory (dB is a logarithmic scale, so a...
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    06-01-2020, 09:47 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Spotted in Portugal in Photos
    There was a company called 1-6-2 engineering who made a number of targa conversions to the Mk2 Nova, I think with factory approval or at least...
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    06-01-2020, 09:43 PM
    Not noticed any issues accessing vgy.me (last upload was on Saturday). But as I use the Ubuntu Linux OS I don't have anti-virus as such, so cannot...
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    06-01-2020, 09:31 PM
    Yes, there are - I will need to get the instrument pod out before the dash top can come off, so I might see about trimming the viewing ports for the...
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    06-01-2020, 02:24 PM
    :offtopic: But never mind, I am sure a lot of so called viruses are put out by the anti-virus software companies. I have Total AV and apart from the...
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    06-01-2020, 02:19 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Just happy to still be about, let alone active, :yeah:
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    06-01-2020, 01:05 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Good news for everyone! For my birthday one of my clients, the ones with the Range Rover, gave me a bottle of Jack Daniels so my posts should...
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    06-01-2020, 12:56 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 4.2 v8 Avante build in Your Cars
    Will certainly be interesting to keep tabs on that one Steve. I think those of us on a Q plate but registered as a Nova or Eagle not a VW will...
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    06-01-2020, 12:49 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Spotted in Portugal in Photos
    Hi Nuno, As the regs and test in Portugal are very similar to Spain's I wonder how it got on the road?
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    06-01-2020, 12:42 PM
    There are BMW 3 series and there are BMW 3 series. The OLDER the better, newer ones depreciate each year, old ones, (pre-1989) go UP in value. My...
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    06-01-2020, 12:36 PM
    I have been on VGY,me ever since Photo bucket got greedy (and have since backed off to a watermark policy) I found it very good, I have 8 albums and...
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    05-01-2020, 08:35 PM
    I had a very similar experience when I was doing my dashboard - I used 2-part expanding foam to backfill around the various heater and vent pipes...
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