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    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    Oh I know our current cars are made out of reprocessed junk put into a new shape and that can have "interesting" side effects, but I recall something...
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    Yesterday, 10:44 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I can't imagine many people wanting to squeeze out of the side vents :p I would personally go sunroof or targa, but I'm biassed, AND don't own a nova...
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    26-05-2017, 04:56 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I'm sure you'll have all the teething problems resolved in short order Mark :) keep it up, love how your car looks! As for warm... yeah, I can...
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    24-05-2017, 11:01 PM
    Ohh my! Now that sounds like an adventure!
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    24-05-2017, 11:00 PM
    I heard about that (even if it was before my time), Not sure if it was then or later, taht old fridges etc were recycled into cars, but the metal was...
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    24-05-2017, 10:58 PM
    Hmm... Wish I could use the 14 plate tt quattro that's parked where I work... wonder if they would notice... :coat:
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    24-05-2017, 04:50 PM
    Oye... how much of the original car was left after your welding exploits?
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    23-05-2017, 09:53 PM
    Not as bad as the horror stories I heard about the lancia beta...
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    22-05-2017, 10:49 PM
    There's that kind of heat shielding, thats one option and a pretty effective one. You could also consider sheet tin or aluminum heat shielding (not...
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    17-05-2017, 10:07 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Love the car, it looks great. As for your concern about your tires, I mentioned my experiences with excessive camber, but I don't believe I...
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    13-05-2017, 08:17 AM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    There is! Make sure you're passport is up to date, hire a vehicle or trailer large enough to carry your toys, go over yourself, and collect it in...
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    13-05-2017, 01:17 AM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    Fair enough :D As for their keeping their prices under the hat, I have absolutely no idea! You would think they'd want to show what their prices...
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    12-05-2017, 08:54 PM
    Considering how you felt this seems a little soft with just you in the car, the lower ride with a pair of you could tip the balance and potentially...
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    12-05-2017, 08:47 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    I understand your sentiment, especially since I have a breakdown on things I inquired about in the past. I'm also aware of how they like to keep...
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    12-05-2017, 08:38 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I have to agree with Lauren there; My old bug and the rolling box of spare parts I bought before it had a similar issue on the rear, more so on the...
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    08-05-2017, 08:58 PM
    You're welcome Nigel, We're glad to help when and where we can :D
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    08-05-2017, 08:57 PM
    Now, how did I miss that link in the ones I found? I thought I added it too, at least you caught it and added it to the list :D
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    08-05-2017, 08:49 PM
    :welcome:Welcome to the asylum Toby, good luck with your search, and trust me when I say you're closer to your desired goal than I, I can also see...
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    08-05-2017, 05:29 PM
    Both are good choices, I believe there are some engine recon firms who advertise on fleabay too... I ran a quick search and these are what I found,...
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    08-05-2017, 05:24 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread V5 and chassis number in Ebay Finds
    ... I can see someone being daft enough to fall for this and complain because they ordered the vin for a porsche and get the plate for a wheelbarrow!...
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    06-05-2017, 04:57 PM
    Good question and good advice guys :) I originally learned to weld when my old 68 bug needed a lot of work on it, because the cost of getting...
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    03-05-2017, 09:21 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2017 in Events
    I hadn't realised your Reek had more differences to the Nova than the ears, Bushboy, those vents on the sides more than for looks? And I saw it...
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    01-05-2017, 06:46 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Brake pads in Brakes
    I clean forgot about that! My old van had an oily film over the replacement discs and I had to thoroughly clean them before installation.. t Though,...
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    01-05-2017, 06:42 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Nova Barn Find in Talk Nova/Sterling
    You sure it doesn't have a windscreen? that glass sitting on the roof looked very screen like to me... Ah, never mind, on closer inspection, I can...
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    01-05-2017, 12:39 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Brake pads in Brakes
    Odd... I can't see "shiny" being an issue as it maximizes surface area, but if the pads are contaminated, they could potentially act as self...
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Near Eastbourne
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I'm a bit of a jack of many trades and have had an interest in the Nova since I first saw one
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Builder, writer etc :P

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