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    Yesterday, 07:34 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I know what you mean, and as you know I do have an ADD canopy with the removable sunroof panel. My intention was always to swap canopies and use the...
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    Yesterday, 07:25 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Hi Dirk - not quite, the headlights, sidelights and indicators all fit into the lower bucket, but access to the bulbs is from the back, so I will fit...
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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Hi Alistair - it's a bit of long story, and I'm afraid my build diary from 2011 was a casualty of the Photobucket scandal. The gearlever is from an...
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    Yesterday, 05:55 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Just to confirm my status as a member of the no-sunroof club, here's a couple of pictures I took today of recent progress. First off, the passenger...
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    23-06-2018, 07:37 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Not a founding member, no - I'm sure there have been plenty of manual roof Novas that were converted to hydraulic in the past. But yes, I will...
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    22-06-2018, 08:49 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I've been working on some interior panels for the car. Using the same construction technique as I used on the rear bulkhead, I made up some cardboard...
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    21-06-2018, 09:35 PM
    No, not rubbish at all, although the Smiths pump solenoid valves are immersed in the hydraulic fluid, so not easy to get to. I would say though...
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    19-06-2018, 07:53 PM
    The Smiths Mini-Pack effectively closes both the "up" and "down" solenoid valves when not in operation, but a bypass valve connecting the "up" and...
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    19-06-2018, 07:42 PM
    I don't believe a pressure release valve was part of the factory set-up. The earliest hydraulic systems were installed by owners (all of the ADD cars...
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    18-06-2018, 07:58 PM
    One thing I noticed on a lot of Sterlings in the US was the fitment of the hydraulic rams on the outside of the hinge, i.e. not in the moulded...
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    18-06-2018, 07:48 PM
    Incidentally, explosive bolts were originally considered for the Lamborghini Countach doors, but were dropped on safety grounds. However, the lynch...
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    18-06-2018, 07:41 PM
    Right from the start the Nova had woven roving laid into the body behind the canopy, creating an integrated roll-over protection. Just how...
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    16-06-2018, 07:22 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Wow, that is going to be an impressive display when it's all hooked up :thumbup:
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    11-06-2018, 11:33 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Eagle SS in Ebay Finds
    1962 MKI to MkV 1985 The Eagles were aimed at the Mk III as a donor. 1970-1976
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    08-06-2018, 11:40 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Eagle SS in Ebay Finds
    The SS was derived from the US Cimbria in 1980 which was in turn inspired by the Nova derived Stirling, although there is a question as to which...
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    28-05-2018, 09:34 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Two Eagle 2 + Restaurations in Others
    Have a word with the VERY GOOD Frank Rouse in Cheltenham; http://www.autoinsider.co.uk/local/car-trimmers-and-upholsterers/ai_88398.php I have...
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    28-05-2018, 09:29 AM
    Not to worry Badger, kit cars are like busses, I'm sure a few will pp up shortly.
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