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    17-04-2019, 08:29 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    How about the zero bump-steer geometry?
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    17-04-2019, 08:26 PM
    Looks like a good quality moulding there, very nice :D My Mk4 dash has shallow dents/scallops in the sides to allow the canopy hinge pins to...
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    17-04-2019, 11:45 AM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Looking great Brett, I thought of side pockets but then I thought, "Hey, gull wing doors and side pockets don't really go", I would hate to be...
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    16-04-2019, 10:22 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Sent Items in Tell Me
    Thanks all, the advice is correct. You need to ensure the option is selected as pointed out by Steve. Also, if your folder is full it won’t save...
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    16-04-2019, 05:58 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Well done - a fantastic rebuild effort, and all in less time than it takes for me to lay some carpet :clapping:
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    16-04-2019, 09:42 AM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Sounds about right, Florida had tests in road side stations by state police but dropped it due to running costs I believe, at least the ones I saw on...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    11-04-2019, 08:41 PM
    Correct, if a vehicle is tested it has to comply with the result as there may be a fault that has developed over time that requires attention to make...
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    10-04-2019, 03:19 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Started on the black alcantara cloth facings, I must say it does look good, only managed to get the left side pod and under pad done so far but...
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    08-04-2019, 10:03 AM
    My rims are a 'little' bigger but fronts are 8x15 and I run 235/60-15 on them but I think when I replace them, due to age, (1994), I will go for...
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    08-04-2019, 09:58 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Even on chips done by 'car glass' on my BMW I can still see a mark.
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    07-04-2019, 09:00 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Hi Peter - I used a similar product some years ago to fix a massive bullseye chip in my Baccaruda windscreen. It worked OK (was MoT-worthy), but at...
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    07-04-2019, 11:37 AM
    Not much to think about, it's a balls ache polishing wheels, I know I have done a few in my time, for what it costs and its not a lot, it is worth...
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    07-04-2019, 11:14 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    I have been a bit (lot) worried by the delamination around my screen and the chance of cracks BUT the stuff that has popped up on-line Including eBay...
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    07-04-2019, 11:01 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    It's called DEAD, happens to us all. I am 73 this year but pass for 60 because I refuse to be 72. But it still hurts. Sent from my Mi MIX 2 using...
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    06-04-2019, 01:01 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Still slogging on. 2 meters of black alcantara fabric arrived but still sitting in the beamer as I haven't been able to get to the 'shed' in over a...
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    31-03-2019, 08:13 PM
    The Vauxhall Monaro was based on the Holden Monaro, which in turn was derived from the Holden Commodore. But as to whether the sway bar bushes are...
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    31-03-2019, 05:10 PM
    Hmm, I see your problem. At first glance it seems like all your problems would be solved if only the cable were slightly shorter, but then I noticed...
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    31-03-2019, 05:02 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Very nice - stripboard is king! I fitted a replacement heater control on a Fiesta not so long ago, and they method of operation was mad - the...
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    30-03-2019, 06:49 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That all! give it another decade or so and it really hurts. Happy birthday and have a good one.
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    30-03-2019, 06:46 PM
    Thanks guys. Fears much allayed :D
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    30-03-2019, 06:39 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Jon's Nova in Your Cars
    Welcome back Jon. Yes, life can get in the way of your dreams and aspirations. I look forward to watching your unique vision finally come to...
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    30-03-2019, 06:32 PM
    Regards "changes" post registration. apart from the engine number there is nothing saying VW chassis 1968 or whatever, just 2 axle. so one could...
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    29-03-2019, 09:59 PM
    OK, I think I understand now. With the majority of Novas having been built before 1989, they can claim MoT exemption by dint of the donor car...
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    29-03-2019, 11:09 AM
    I have just been informed by Holmes that it is now impossible to register a car on a Q plate or any car without homogenisation number in Spain. ...
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    28-03-2019, 10:14 PM
    I guess this is the best place to put this query/discussion. I have been following the MoT exemption discussions with interest, but I have some...
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    28-03-2019, 04:26 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Only 15 years since 'rescuing' the car from the storage yard in Malaga, (who were supposed to be 'looking after it for 50€ a month'. getting there...
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    27-03-2019, 08:57 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Thanks Dirk, good advice as always. As you say, my windscreen has an obscuration band, which protects the adhesive immediately below from UV damage....
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    26-03-2019, 06:58 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Thanks Steve - the box section supports the inboard end of the steering column support, so it needed to be robust. And yes, there are side window...
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    26-03-2019, 06:53 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Hmm, tricky with current work commitments. Also I was quite unwell in February which put me back a month, but mostly recovered now. But you are...
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    25-03-2019, 10:25 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Some more interior progress... L-shaped panel in the foreground is removable for access to heater fan wiring and flap controls. I have glued...
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