• Peter's Avatar
    Today, 11:14 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Finally got the BMW E30 back together and running sweet although still has a mystery lose of coolant :scared: So despite using twice the fuel of...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    Today, 11:11 AM
    Well I marked out where to cut and left some space below (yes its upside down to make it easier to work on) the size of a 2 DIN radio. Then...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 11:02 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Quite a lot as it happens Alex.:laugh: The fastest car over 1/4 mile is an EV Eagle SS by True Cousins in Belgium. but really just a light SS...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 10:57 AM
    Hi Phil, As the roof goes up and down quite quickly and quietly I was wondering what make and power the electric actuators were as mentioned in the...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 10:53 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nova for sale in Germany in For Sale
    Looks like a MkI with the large sunroof. IF it is still registered so it stands half a chance of being road legalised in any EU country it would be...
    1 replies | 14 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:17 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Sold for £430 - anyone on here get it?
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:32 PM
    What actuators are you using?
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:03 PM
    Although I have loads of room by comparison but do have a firewall, I find it easy to take the Alternator/shroud and fan off in one piece, as long as...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:42 AM
    Not if you remove the fan nut and leave the fan in place (it can'2 drop out of reach)....the wooduff key stays in the shaft and it all slides out. If...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    20-11-2019, 07:59 PM
    I've replaced the alternator twice through the engine hatch now - it's not much of a fiddle....
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    20-11-2019, 07:57 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    There's a lot of nonsense (or carefully crafted web information - depending on your point of view) about producing an electric Nova as a peoples car...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    19-11-2019, 10:43 PM
    Hi Dave - not so much difficult to source, I built them myself. Hella H7 projectors firing through chrome trim rings cut down from the broken Cibie...
    17 replies | 2096 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    19-11-2019, 07:44 PM
    Looking nice in red mate, I will try to pick-up those CKC issues :-)
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  • Peter's Avatar
    19-11-2019, 01:10 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Gently in soft jaw vice. I tried it on a bit of 10mm strip and it was easy to get a nice curve with a bend, kinda 3D. The actual 15mm T section will...
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    18-11-2019, 07:03 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    No, it is not related - the KVA chassis is designed for an in-line V8 and so places the driver too far forward to fit under the Nova body. No,...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    17-11-2019, 07:45 PM
    steve replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Nice OEM feel to the door cards, good work.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    17-11-2019, 01:38 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Actually well under way with the door cards, I am really pleased that the current design is so very close to the one I did years ago so must have...
    860 replies | 157587 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 05:54 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Some further info about this car... The chassis does indeed look to be the third Sam Cobley chassis, it has the mountings for the front struts at...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-11-2019, 05:45 AM
    My pleasure. Can those that are yet to send payments please look to do so ASAP. Many thanks
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:04 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    I have seen pictures of it, but I don't have any copies. I think we are both pretty sure it is a Sam Cobley chassis, but as to which of the three it...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 09:00 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Hi Rick - Sam showed me some pictures of the chassis at a show many years ago. At that time it was just a bare frame with no suspension or running...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 07:15 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    One of the Club Nova members (Richard) has one of the Cobley chassis - I don't think he's done anything with it or realistically is ever likely to,...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:45 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Thanks Bluenova and Steve! I don't think my partner made that opening bid - I made him aware of the auction and he seemed interested, but we haven't...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • steve's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 02:39 PM
    steve replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Well, I live in London (hour or two from the vendor) I might be able to help in picking up the car, I can store it *short-term* (days) while you get...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    15-11-2019, 01:40 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    As much as I've tried to back research all I can about the cars, I can't find much about Cobley's chassis efforts. Is there something somewhere about...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • MicksRedNova's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 09:04 PM
    Hi Bob Glad to see you finally had some time to get your Nova on the road. Pics look great, I look forward to seeing it in 2020. After mine got...
    65 replies | 10374 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 09:01 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Certainly looks like it could be one of Sam's chassis, although there isn't much of the running gear to help identify it. The Alfa V6 car that popped...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • letterman7's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 08:56 PM
    letterman7 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Well that's... hmmm... uh.... Someone save the chassis...
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • Alzax3's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 07:58 PM
    Alzax3 replied to a thread Nova alert in Ebay Finds
    Could that be one of the fabled Sam Cobley chassis? Somebody please save that chopped about shell from a-mouldering.....
    24 replies | 809 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    13-11-2019, 08:43 PM
    Thanks Alistair, hopefully these will be delivered to me just before I go away, so I’ll package and send them all when I get back to the UK on the...
    57 replies | 1938 view(s)
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