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    Today, 10:47 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    With a feed back of just 2,??? not confident this will end well for the SS
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    21-07-2019, 05:17 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Thanks Giles - you sound surprised? They let in a Mk1 Escort (actually they let in two, and several Lotus Cortinas), so I think the Nova has better...
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    21-07-2019, 11:53 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    Spending a lot of time stuck in the summer tourist traffic in Marbella I find myself looking at tail lights, weird pastime, :ermm:
    39 replies | 1968 view(s)
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    21-07-2019, 11:51 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    I was, of course, referring to where a thread is screwed into a body such as a cylinder or reservoir rather than a hose fitting (where I always use...
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    20-07-2019, 05:02 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Dowty seals for me - that's a steel compression washer with a rubber seal bonded onto the inside diameter.
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    20-07-2019, 10:30 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    PTFE tape on all joints.
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    19-07-2019, 11:50 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    Saw that delamination too Lauren, but bit of glass repair fluid will usually sort that out, rest is awful, classic "Big ideas, NO idea" , could have...
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    18-07-2019, 07:43 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    Well, it appears to be intact, but there is some bad delamination along the bottom edge...
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    17-07-2019, 05:59 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    Yikes! It's a bit Mad Max isn't it?
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    17-07-2019, 02:41 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    Thinking more cross the rear like an Audi A8. along that line kinda thing, sort of, bit like you know what I mean, thingy
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    16-07-2019, 06:04 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Thanks Mick - hopefully the first of many more shows. I've got a lot of catching up to do!
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    16-07-2019, 09:33 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    Hi Brett, I know you value constructive remarks so here it goes, NO! :protest: They look 'plonked' on and do not 'flow' with the lines of the car,...
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    15-07-2019, 09:27 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Thanks Alistair - I must admit it was a bit nerve-racking but I would have been kicking myself if I hadn't gone. It was a worthwhile exercise if only...
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    15-07-2019, 08:03 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    I guess you are right, I managed to get home just as Hamilton cruised over the line but I guess most sports fans would have wanted to see the whole...
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    15-07-2019, 07:49 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread My new(ish) NOVA in Your Cars
    Ooh, framed by leaves, that is such a Bertone publicity trick :clapping:
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    15-07-2019, 06:05 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Supercar Sunday, Brooklands July 14th This was a bit of a mission for me. As far as the event itself was concerned, I would have been happy to...
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    14-07-2019, 07:17 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    In isolation they look incredibly racey, like they came off a late model Lamborghini or something. Amazing to think they normally adorn an SUV...
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    14-07-2019, 01:05 PM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Looks very OEM, what Finish are you doing it all in?
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    12-07-2019, 05:31 PM
    What he said :crylol: Outstanding attention to detail.
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    11-07-2019, 01:54 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    "The brake booster is the check valve. When the brake booster has air trapped inside of itself, the check valve works to extract the air by sucking...
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    10-07-2019, 09:24 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Very true - and according to the Brooklands site, entry is for supercars and classics via the Campbell gate, so I should be able to conform to one or...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    10-07-2019, 02:49 PM
    Problem with 'easy outs' is they snap like carrots and are impossible to get out or drill, takes hours sometime.
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    09-07-2019, 09:26 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Hi NN - I contacted John Rand (owner of the blue Lotus twincam Nova) and unfortunately he will not be able to make it this year. However, he told me...
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    05-07-2019, 07:59 PM
    Hi Phill - I have to admit I agree with Peter regarding the alternator, but I can also understand where you are coming from with the dynamo. Do you...
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    05-07-2019, 12:11 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Generator warning light in Electrical
    Have you checked the regulator? You still running a dynamo? wow. Swap for an alternator, get more amps and less problems. Easy to do too.
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    03-07-2019, 03:25 PM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread More log on time in General Chat
    That rules out a site issue Steve, thanks.
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    03-07-2019, 12:33 PM
    Peter replied to a thread My car "The Nova ICE" in Your Cars
    As you know, so are mine but higher and 'right way up' might be the angles are a bit different on the SS?
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    03-07-2019, 12:26 PM
    Peter replied to a thread More log on time in General Chat
    Not had log out problems although the blerb wot I wrote had to cut in half hen I updated it.
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    03-07-2019, 08:38 AM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread More log on time in General Chat
    Must be something in the system here, I’m looking in to it.
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    30-06-2019, 07:23 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread ebay nova in Ebay Finds
    Hmm. It's a Mk1 body I think, with a later Mk4 (Sam Cobley era) rear panel. Also has more than its fair share of Mk1 side pockets (3???), and at...
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