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    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread My new(ish) NOVA in Your Cars
    Ah, OK, it's a big sunroof (like mine was) rather than the removable fibreglass panel I was thinking of. Only the latter variant had the vents. The...
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    23-05-2019, 07:29 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread My new(ish) NOVA in Your Cars
    I take it all back, the gold sill panels look great! Miura orange bodywork will set them off beautifully. With your car being registered on new...
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    23-05-2019, 07:23 PM
    Ah, well it probably was me then. I was doing the kit car London to Brighton run at the time. A really fantastic experience. I am very close to...
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    22-05-2019, 08:29 PM
    I couldn't agree more - these Neville Trickett designs have dated very quickly. I have often wondered how the Siva Saluki would have looked if it had...
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    22-05-2019, 06:05 PM
    Hi NN, welcome to the forum :welcome: I was down Brighton way with the Green Machine but not in 2001 - more like 2009/10. Congratulations on...
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    20-05-2019, 07:47 PM
    Mmm, they look nice. I have always liked the look of tall profile tyres, they are the one thing that help to date the Nova or its contemporaries like...
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    19-05-2019, 04:52 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Giles's Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Giles - all OK here, although like you I am not getting as much done as I used to :( Last email contact was August last year I'm afraid -...
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    19-05-2019, 02:11 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    Guess what I have, he he. found it at the stables I work at welding one day. mine does up to 3"
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    19-05-2019, 01:55 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Just read the last two posts and I have to agree, spent a lot on gadgets I would LIKE to have and ended up with a box of stuff I can't fit and don't...
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    18-05-2019, 07:52 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Thanks Jim. I am still thinking about sealing them with adhesive. I have used the same primer for the obscuration banding as I used for the...
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    18-05-2019, 05:22 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Thanks Phill - my friend Neville was on hand to provide a helping hand, and has been a great source of advice too. Thanks Alistair - you're...
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    18-05-2019, 05:09 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Giles's Nova in Your Cars
    Nice one Giles - good to see you are making progress. Any idea when you might be ready for the road again?
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    18-05-2019, 02:45 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    A bit more progress on the outside... The new access covers for the lights are in place. The nearside one has a pronounced twist in it to...
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    17-05-2019, 07:04 PM
    don't worry about aero catches, they fit right in but it is a matter of taste, or lack of it. Black, carbon fibre or chrome I believe.
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    17-05-2019, 07:01 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Giles's Nova in Your Cars
    That's a very nice bit of fettlin' pretty much bullet proof. Double aero catches and back opening myself but I did seriously look at the BMW E30 I...
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    15-05-2019, 02:19 PM
    Hi all, Iíve spent a little time today fixing the forum shop and getting it back online. Iíve also updated it. the shop can be found by clicking...
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    14-05-2019, 05:46 PM
    Well, I can't say I have done any miles on Nankings on the Nova, but I did have them on my Baccaruda (14 x 6" wheels all round, it wasn't a...
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    09-05-2019, 09:34 PM
    Sorry to hear about your windscreen Jim. As you say, it could have been worse! Many years ago I tried to engineer a forward hinge mechanism...
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    07-05-2019, 09:25 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2019! in Events
    I agree, we get the same thing here, 10km tail back for what turns out to be some year driving too fast, too close, hitting some poor did up the...
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    06-05-2019, 11:42 AM
    I have use the thick black plastic of an irrigation hose as a bush, even on the coil over of the buggies front units they last very well. On the...
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    06-05-2019, 11:30 AM
    Sorry to hear of the incident and on one trip you could do without problems too. Hope the screen is OK. I can never understand rear hinges, front...
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    06-05-2019, 11:24 AM
    Hi Ben, Registry number FSS58, It's been 5 years since it was listed and it hasn't surfaced as yet. probably scrapped after it was sold on eBay and...
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    05-05-2019, 07:12 PM
    I believe that is correct - I have the same requirements for my rear hub bearings (Alfa), which use a dual race ball-bearing. I can't remember the...
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    03-05-2019, 07:49 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Well said! It's absolutely true - when I started my Nova journey I wanted something that looked like the flight deck of a space shuttle, but after...
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    01-05-2019, 07:48 PM
    Me too - I remember seeing a video of a Nova (or more probably a Sterling) with a pneumatic lift system. Man, that was violent!
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    01-05-2019, 05:51 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Very nice look, it is going to look great when trimmed. That suggestion about cargo nets for the gull wing doors, on order, :laugh:
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    28-04-2019, 02:10 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    It's driving me NUTS been to the 'shed' several times in the past two weeks but always to do something for someone else. yesterday it was saving a...
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    28-04-2019, 10:05 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Low-profile Handbrake in Brakes
    I went completely external to get a low profile. Volvo V240 series handbrake, colt hand brake cables and a couple of 1m 8mm tubes. works well and...
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    24-04-2019, 08:13 PM
    That does depend a lot on the capacity of the hydraulic cylinders - my canopy cycle time is glacial. In fact, a passer-by once commented that my car...
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    24-04-2019, 08:03 PM
    It's true - I remember when I was buying the suspension components from Lee Noble that he had passed the Midtec project on and for a while it wasn't...
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