• MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 06:33 PM
    Thanks Peter; I actually have a printout of that pic from before when trying to decide if to go the hydraulic clutch route... I should have noticed...
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 06:11 PM
    that sounds promising! Good luck, fingers crossed for you here too! `¬) Does this also mean you have most of what you need to upgrade your engine...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 06:11 PM
    That position shown is correct at 10:00.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 06:06 PM
    We had one in the workshop yesterday, compression 10:1 new carb', fuel flowing, good spark. not starting. stripped down the head and the inlet...
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 05:41 PM
    Thanks Phil, I had wondered if there was any difference between 2 and 10, and opted for the one that seemed easiest! `¬)
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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 05:38 PM
    I was reading an old VW mag today, and came across this pic. It shows a crack with the description of 'no compression' (for the left hand image)....
    346 replies | 28462 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 PM
    We have now fitted the axle boots; very hard to get them to seal at the ends with the jubilee clips as they seem to need to be 'stretched' around the...
    13 replies | 222 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:14 AM
    Its a custom made job im afraid, simple fibreglass job. You can make formers out of carboard with tape over similar to Mick's method. Then lay...
    5 replies | 87 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    16-08-2017, 09:56 PM
    Don't forget the painted wheelarch returns, and the side sill air scoops, which pick up stone chips all the time (ask me how I know). You can get...
    5 replies | 87 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    16-08-2017, 05:52 PM
    I made mine by cutting up cardboard to make a template then used some plastic backed black car carpet (£15 from Newark show) with a couple of ally...
    5 replies | 87 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-08-2017, 04:42 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    lighter colours tend to show off the contours of the car better than going dark. Phil pioneered the way in wrapping a Nova and I'm sure has some tips
    73 replies | 2344 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-08-2017, 04:36 PM
    wheel arch liners are the way to go, it does the job and doesn't detract from the styling
    5 replies | 87 view(s)
  • bushboy's Avatar
    15-08-2017, 10:22 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    My V6 just runs a standard VW 12v starter motor. Has no issues with turning it over. I did have a high torque starter for a couple of years but it...
    73 replies | 2344 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    14-08-2017, 06:15 PM
    I'd forgotten how nice it was. Got to be worth a punt, even with engine troubles (relocate radiator to the front is the answer, I reckon) :clapping:
    14 replies | 472 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    14-08-2017, 06:08 PM
    That is excellent news - but does mean that you don't have an excuse to bin the Smiths pump just yet!
    53 replies | 2239 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    13-08-2017, 01:42 PM
    I came across this and thought at first Alex must be working on a new model, but not posted by him so I guess not ...
    1 replies | 71 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    13-08-2017, 09:58 AM
    Yes the quiet pump comes from Hydraproducts http://www.hydraproducts.co.uk/portals/0/PDFimages/micro/TI11003ACDCHPR.pdf I emailed you a product...
    14 replies | 472 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    13-08-2017, 12:02 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Its a shame you missed Castle Combe, another nicely finished Nova in the line up would have set a record I think
    407 replies | 45397 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    12-08-2017, 08:06 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Nice one Peter :thumbup: I have decided to use vgy.me too, no frills just as you say, and UK-based servers so unlike PB uploads don't grind to a...
    701 replies | 84705 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    12-08-2017, 06:06 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    He's back :w00t:. Knee is a lot better after a couple of months now and I am walking almost normally and back to work and the wife has me trudging...
    701 replies | 84705 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    12-08-2017, 09:33 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Body shell in Ebay Finds
    I've never come across one,but from the styling they didn't exactly improve it ...
    14 replies | 396 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    12-08-2017, 04:56 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Body shell in Ebay Finds
    Well I sort of have space, but not being in the country is the big issue........ buying one with no plans other than to save it was how I ended up...
    14 replies | 396 view(s)
  • Scorpion's Avatar
    12-08-2017, 12:07 AM
    Scorpion replied to a thread New on here in Welcome
    Welcome to the forum Henry. good luck finding your project.
    7 replies | 161 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 08:25 PM
    Sometimes the solenoid valves don't flip when they are supposed to (the changeover relay sometimes doesn't latch), which can lead to the valves...
    53 replies | 2239 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 08:13 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Thanks guys - thanks for the compliments, it's appreciated! Visibility of all the instruments was the aim, and I am pleased to see that the visual...
    278 replies | 38653 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 07:03 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Body shell in Ebay Finds
    So who wouldn't want £1000 for it if they could get it - can't blame him for trying..... Looks like he's got a screen, and we all know what that's...
    14 replies | 396 view(s)
  • MartinB's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 06:43 PM
    Having now been under the car, as well as lifting the body off again and having a good listen and feel, the axle outer tube is definitely not moving...
    13 replies | 222 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 12:40 PM
    I have actually purchased a set of those lights already (new old stock) as one of my options for the brown nova. I've not decided which way I will go...
    140 replies | 4307 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 12:34 PM
    Just a big lump poking into the foot wells :oops2:
    53 replies | 2239 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 12:33 PM
    islandman replied to a thread New on here in Welcome
    Good to see you on here Henry. If you are up for a project there are quite a few choices, if you want one that is finished they are far and few...
    7 replies | 161 view(s)
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