• islandman's Avatar
    Today, 08:39 AM
    Given the poor visibility in the Nova I certainly want very functional mirrors, and electric ones too
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 07:37 AM
    I’m planning my next remote Nova job, I want rear view mirrors that I can see over the rear arches of the car, as well as being electric mirrors for...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    It appeared on Top Gear a few years back, when James May was driving the Sumo wrestlers around in the Japanese fake Rolls Royce thing. Quite swoopy,...
    8 replies | 154 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:22 PM
    Thanks Jim, that was blast from the past. What a wet day! I do miss the old Breakfast Club events, but I guess all good things come to an end. At...
    73 replies | 8184 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:35 AM
    Well done that man! Certainly had me stumped, and not one I would have found without help. It seems its a fiberglass body also from wikipedia.
    8 replies | 154 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 08:18 PM
    You recognise the centre boss of the steering wheel then :D I got the steering column out of a 2600 SD1, and as you say, that long, thin...
    73 replies | 8184 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 06:05 PM
    I like to log the readings from the Nav computer, even on short journeys. On an average run of just under 12 miles round trip I am getting 32mpg, and...
    73 replies | 8184 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 05:59 PM
    It's been a while since I last posted on this thread, for obvious reasons, but the Green Machine is still running well. I checked all the fluids and...
    73 replies | 8184 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 11:07 AM
    I did the same and also couldn't work it out either
    8 replies | 154 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 10:46 AM
    Your guess is a good as mine.
    8 replies | 154 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 08:38 AM
    Does anyone know what this white car is? Its owned by the same guy in Singapore with the heavily modified Nova, the one who won't respond to my...
    8 replies | 154 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 07:39 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Mine's done it with gunned celluose, rattle-can acrylic, rolled rustolleum and rolled yacht enamel - stripped back to gelcoat between different...
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 01:24 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Interesting observation, mine has been garage the 30+ years I have owned it. Maybe that has something to do with it
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 12:50 AM
    steve replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    hmm... :coat: Now that is an interesting idea ;-)
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    01-08-2020, 12:41 AM
    steve replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Hello Mike, Let's get the benefit of your experience; If you are painting a Nova bodyshell, to get a top-end, long lasting finish: What prep...
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 08:52 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    I have just been googling. So the working theory is that Alistair's car does not suffer from Osmosis because it was painted very early in its...
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 08:27 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    Yes please post some pics when you are ready, sounds like the build is well underway :cool1:
    15 replies | 405 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 07:55 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Mine lives in a garage (damp as any Cornwall air) and develops the spots over the winter, always the one of the jobs needed before Stones.......
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 03:11 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    In view of the fact that you are going for a mid-engined config, you are propably right to lower the pan a full 4 inches. The engine (bay) will...
    15 replies | 405 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 12:31 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Interesting that the spots appear under the wrap, I always assumed that the paint itself somehow reacted with the fibreglass/gelcoat to 'bubble up'....
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 12:12 PM
    Ok Interesting solution. It is a problem I need to solve at some point. Actually, I have a subscription to CKC and I follow your updates with...
    311 replies | 54799 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 09:31 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    I didn't get those "Tiny spots" symptoms on mine. I get some filler / grp movement that showed lines of repairs and also some bleed through of base...
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 06:49 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Mine does that, and I've seen it with lot's of paintrd fibre glass - it doesn't matter what the chemistry of the paint is, seems to be something the...
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 06:38 AM
    MartinB replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Is there a reason for the spots developing?
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 01:21 AM
    So looks like you've gone a couple of shades lighter in colour?
    311 replies | 54799 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 01:02 AM
    steve replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Yeah agreed. But Mark got a quick & hassle free sale, that is a real bonus as there are lots of dreamers out there. I wonder if the vendor is...
    65 replies | 1794 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    31-07-2020, 12:49 AM
    Good to hear well done. Did you discover what happened WRT the bonnet flip? i.e. what failed? What have you done to prevent reoccurrence?
    311 replies | 54799 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    30-07-2020, 09:33 PM
    Well done, shame there’s nowhere to show it atm 😎 Mick
    311 replies | 54799 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    30-07-2020, 10:41 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    What is the chassis number? For 1969 it would be. I am sure you know where that is. ...
    15 replies | 405 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    29-07-2020, 10:44 PM
    steve replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    I am 6"1 and I have lowered the floor 4 inches, but that is a Mk1. There are a few variables in the equation, so it is hard to give definite advice...
    15 replies | 405 view(s)
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