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    Yesterday, 11:06 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks for the info. Can I use cellulose paint? I don’t have facilities to spray 2k. Mick
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:19 PM
    This sad looking ‘project’ is currently on Facebook Marketplace for sale in Wales for £1500. Lack of windscreen adds circa £700 to the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:20 PM
    Luis, They do come up for sale now and again, but sadly its very very rare for a complete car to come up for sale. Most are project cars, with a fair...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:30 AM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Mick - that might well be useful as the rear of the blue shell was very hacked about by Sam Cobley's lot when they were attempting to fit it to...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:50 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    That's crap news Mark, but at least you are one step closer to taking the car on a good motorway run, as I'm still keen to hear how the cooling...
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    Yesterday, 12:45 AM
    steve replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Hello Mate, Sorry to hear about the MOT; I have a 0.875 Master Cyl at the front and 0.625 Rear, that gives me (and you) 50-50 front/rear Bias,...
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    29-05-2020, 07:15 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Alex, Shortly I will be finished with my butchered Nova back end. If it’s any use to you in creating the mould for your clamshell you’re welcome to...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 06:51 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Ummm - no help at the moment, but since mine will be clam-shelled and there will have to be moulds to produce it -hopefully in carbon fibre if I'm...
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 06:33 PM
    Doh! Bad luck about MoT but I’m sure you’ll find a fix. Mick
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    29-05-2020, 06:22 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    and Both I understand the principles behind the whole buck/mould making process but have never done it and my inability to ‘visualise’ in 3...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 03:36 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Its really not so hard Mick, take a look at my thread and see how I matted two different dashes together. The principles here are the same with the...
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 03:14 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Peter If only you could photoshop the real thing. Maybe someone with a big enough 3D printer could just print me one :coat: My skills with...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 12:54 PM
    Well, he said it's OK. Trouble with UK, it's not LAW, so bendable, unlike here.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 12:52 PM
    As I am rebuilding the E30 I am very familiar with those clips, it has dozens of the darn things.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 12:17 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    I agree, that rear end looks very close and wouldn't take too much to make a plug, Brett would go that route I am sure, blend it all together and a...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    29-05-2020, 12:46 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Nice update and as others have said a serious "grin" moment. The rear panel does indeed look like it has possibilities to be blended to the rear end...
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    28-05-2020, 08:25 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Yes Phill, great sense of achievement, just like the first time round a few years ago... :groupwave::drive: Unlike yours, and many other projects...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    28-05-2020, 08:17 PM
    Ah yes, the Sam Foose Carabo - it was indeed an attempt to replicate the Alfa Carabo, but with no hope of sourcing a suitable windscreen, it was...
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  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    28-05-2020, 01:36 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    The new clutch master cylinder kit arrived and is now fitted and working :bananasplit: Here is the first ‘properly controlled’ drive out of the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    28-05-2020, 12:37 AM
    Haha....it had crossed my mind, but I would need to travel about 80 miles to collect the car to take it to my parents house, and don't think that...
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  • steve's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:01 PM
    Yeah, stick with these :cool1:
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 08:14 PM
    It has done the last couple of weeks following the relaxation of the lock-down. Reaction is mixed, as you would expect, with comments ranging from a...
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  • letterman7's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 05:51 PM
    3M's polyurethane windshield adhesive, available at any auto supply store. Used that to put in 100A's glass. It's messy - tape the glass around the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 12:00 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Fuel gauge in Electrical
    yeah in my dim distant memory I recalled you had something, was just too lazy to read back through your build log to validate :oops2:
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  • steve's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:32 AM
    steve replied to a thread Fuel gauge in Electrical
    Just my 002 here: I'm thinking bad earth connection, run a separate earth wire from the sender (or gizmo) to a known good earth and try again.
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  • steve's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:28 AM
    steve replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Nice update, good to see it sitting on its wheels. A flip-up rear (and front) would make our lives a lot easier :-)
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  • steve's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:26 AM
    >> Overall, a costly and time-consuming exercise. A good one to get over the line though - well done.
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  • islandman's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:22 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Fuel gauge in Electrical
    Do you have a fuel sender correction gizmo in the circuit to align the gauge to the sender? If so maybe that has a fault, to prove it connect...
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:21 AM
    Looking forward to seeing these bolted on - nice. I wonder if it will handle differently?
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  • steve's Avatar
    27-05-2020, 10:17 AM
    Very nice mate, agreed that those clips give an quality OEM feel.
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