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    27-05-2017, 09:31 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    That sounds so wrong !!!!!! Lol And I don't want a sunroof !
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    27-05-2017, 09:26 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I opened my side vents actually !!!!:bananasplit:
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    26-05-2017, 09:51 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    As per what I'd did to the front suspension I have set lifters above the springs on the rear. They are only about 40 mm tall but have made quite a...
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    26-05-2017, 04:12 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    So Tweaked the rear suspension, so take the car to work day. Early start so stop at petrol station and see water out from under front wheel arch !...
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    24-05-2017, 08:26 PM
    Maxi ! I think you are showing your age there Lauren 😀 Can't beat the old fashioned hydrolastic suspension .....
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    22-05-2017, 09:32 PM
    Do you have a rear end pic of your car? With a mk4 rear, and like nena , you have the obvious cut outs below the number plate. On the mk4, the...
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    21-05-2017, 10:33 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Looks great mate, well done. Like the big smile ! 😀 If you don't like the reservoirs you can get some nice alloy ones for about a tenner each on...
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    19-05-2017, 07:50 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    eBay Just type beetle Mintex front brake pad. £14-07
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    19-05-2017, 07:48 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Cheers Buffy. Have you got a link for where you got the Mintex pads from? :cheers: Mostin.
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    19-05-2017, 03:43 PM
    Good news on the MOT :thumbup: Which also means you can do some road testing after a bit of fettling time. Keep chipping away you'll get there....
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    19-05-2017, 02:47 PM
    On eBay Buy a garden gazebo for £35 Very cheap garage which will help keeping the gunge off it, and you Can work on the car in all weathers. Just...
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    19-05-2017, 01:31 PM
    Hit the starter with an even bigger hammer !!!!!!:crash: Well done on the mot mate
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    18-05-2017, 08:23 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    That's very interesting what you have put there. It's probably worth making a new thread under " suspension" so that it's easier to find for others...
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    18-05-2017, 07:53 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Also try some mintex front brake pads ref your brakes. I noticed a difference !
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    18-05-2017, 07:39 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Hi islandman. The bad news is no. Life is getting in the way of Nova time grrrr :whip: All I've had time to do is add an extra 8mm outlet pipe at...
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    17-05-2017, 11:28 AM
    Mostin replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Those decals set it off nicely :cool1: Looks the dogs bits & good to hear it all feels & runs well on its first short trips out. Cheers....
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    17-05-2017, 11:21 AM
    Mostin replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Colin. As Buffy has said above. You can get truss / strut bar that just bolts in place & you tension it when its fitted. You can also get one...
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    17-05-2017, 09:22 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I will be soon ( don't worry) but when you look at the pics, look at my rear tyres. You can see from the dirty tread how much rubber is actually...
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    17-05-2017, 07:30 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    Colin Just helping you out here as I have the same as Mostin. The bracing bar you refer to is called a truss / strut bar. If you search under...
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    16-05-2017, 09:34 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    The number is work related, but I don't work for pound shop! There are regs ref numbers but I am certain it is not against road traffic...
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    16-05-2017, 05:53 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Had some extra bits added today ...... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    16-05-2017, 11:12 AM
    Jim I went to threeways glass in Eastbourne with a template for the size of glass I wanted for the rear screen. I think they actually charged me £8...
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    15-05-2017, 06:00 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread Hi all in Welcome
    Hello Nuno. Welcome to the forum. Good to see you've managed to buy a Nova to play with. Enjoy your project & have fun. Cheers. Mostin.
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    15-05-2017, 05:26 PM
    Just search through all the posts I know that Jim found a place to get stuff for nena and his new car. All electrics are straight forward and your...
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    15-05-2017, 05:02 PM
    Some on the forum may have hinges. You will also find people on here with all sorts of spares !!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    15-05-2017, 04:24 PM
    Do you have a shell in mind or are we planning ahead.?
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    15-05-2017, 11:51 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Rads at the front have been the subject of conversation in the past. Research the forum and you will find good guidance. Many run with the rad under...
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    15-05-2017, 11:09 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    This is a pic from mostins car which is the same as mine. He added a spacer to the top of the shock to bring the car height up more. I will be doing...
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    14-05-2017, 08:47 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Thanks for the info and advice. I have in fact red9 swing arm conversion on the back of mine so that makes a slight difference. Had my guru round...
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    13-05-2017, 08:21 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    If you want a nova , you now have to travel. Well done and enjoy, you will find buckets loads of advise and guidance of this forum. All you have to...
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