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    Yesterday, 05:52 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike Approx 78 inches, give or take a few inches either way. There are 2 cables, I measured the one that runs from the stick up over the engine...
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    Yesterday, 05:41 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Peter Yes, I already had the cylinder apart to investigate but don’t think the bit that’s leaking is replaceable. The cylinder was an...
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    Yesterday, 02:13 PM
    Yeah there are delivery services, BUT nothing comes quickly given the lockdown and limited air fright with so few passenger planes flying (air...
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    Yesterday, 02:04 PM
    Is there no Amazon or similar online delivery in Singapore? I feel sorry for the postie and my local Amazon delivery van driver with some of the...
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    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike, as the metal pars of a master cylinder very rarely give problems, there is only a body and a piston after all, it's usually the seals that go,...
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    Yesterday, 01:52 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today’s tasks included fitting a flip-rear to my Nova :whistling: Obviously, the zip-ties give the game away :coat: and fitting the...
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    Yesterday, 01:33 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike I will try and get a tape measure on the one that runs over the top of the engine if I can. Mick
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:01 PM
    I'm still making progress on the dash slowly, not much to post yet but at least I think I've averted the need to do a cut n shut to get things to...
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    Yesterday, 02:17 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Looking good, a Steve McHugh inspired creation :whistling:. I'm really looking forward to seeing this chassis install progress
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    23-05-2020, 09:30 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    My concern was that you would pull them right off, assuming they are glued in place, as soon as you slide over that area to get in or out. I placed...
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    23-05-2020, 09:11 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Alistair. I did debate whether to post the ‘stunted Nova look’ in case people thought I’d gone buggy, but it is an excellent way of placing...
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    23-05-2020, 06:54 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today was just as windy with showers so no video yet but I took these pics yesterday. I realise is not very ‘Nova’ shaped, but I’m currently using...
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    23-05-2020, 05:07 PM
    If the solenoid is working you should have heard a loud click when it was energised. So the pump motor works, which is good news. The noisy rattle...
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    23-05-2020, 03:00 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Hi Brett Just a word of caution of mounting your pinch sensor on the body in this area. This is exactly where your behind (or your passengers)...
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    23-05-2020, 02:46 PM
    You don’t need a contactor (starter solenoid) to make the pump work properly, the contactor is only a high current relay. You need two circuits to be...
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    23-05-2020, 11:09 AM
    There are two little bullet shaped valves behind springs, these can stick if the pump has not been used for a while. I've placed the manual here,...
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    22-05-2020, 10:17 PM
    steve replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    You're on fire mate.
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    22-05-2020, 10:14 PM
    Hello Man, Can you tell us exactly what you did (what you were expecting) and what happenned. Pretty sure there is enough experience of the Smiths...
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    22-05-2020, 10:09 PM
    Not sure what you mean by ‘a sound from the oil’ but it could be that you’ve only powered the pump solenoid and not powered the pump itself. When the...
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    22-05-2020, 05:58 PM
    Yes, that's the one. The solenoid valves don't draw anything like as much current as the pump motor, although if you wanted to you could fuse...
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    22-05-2020, 05:47 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks for the advice Alex and David. In the end I cleared about 30 feet of drive, pushed the car out of the garage, stuck it in first with the...
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    22-05-2020, 04:32 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Thanks Brett I will look into those. At first glance they look to have a long overall length relative to stroke, anyway I will look at it.
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    22-05-2020, 12:06 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    If I had positive force on the door ram say 150Lbs positive and used a cable to pull it shut but I think the constant strain would not be a good...
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  • steve's Avatar
    21-05-2020, 09:05 PM
    steve replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Great solution, well done.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    21-05-2020, 01:52 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I love it, so different and it works. great! Trying to think if I could hide such a thing in the sills of the SS ( same as Nova/Stirling) but working...
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    21-05-2020, 10:59 AM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    So the gas assist struts are going to be hidden out of the way in the side panels also, that is pretty neat. Really cool solution to something that...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    20-05-2020, 08:42 PM
    Yes, that should be fine. The solenoid valves are not the big current draw. As you saw, the original relay, unmodified would have worked once in one...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    20-05-2020, 06:04 PM
    Yes, that's the one. Either cut off or bend back, but it must never be allowed to contact, otherwise your canopy will open or close just once and...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    20-05-2020, 12:15 PM
    I looked at these after they were posted, my first thoughts were that that is quite a nasty gouge on the rim of one, its very deep based on the...
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  • steve's Avatar
    20-05-2020, 08:08 AM
    Nice, looking forward to seeing these on, looking at the other pics they seem to come up great when polished.
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