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    Today, 12:02 PM
    This is a useful tool for calculating wheel and tyre combinations:- https://tiresize.com/tyre-size-calculator/
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    22-10-2021, 10:36 AM
    A new book has been written by Douglas Anderson which is an autobiography of Richard Oakes. Should be a fascinating read. Details are as follows:- ...
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    20-10-2021, 05:52 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Cost of a Nova in General Chat
    I agree with Alistairs figures, prices have generally increased in recent years (probably as a result of more people recognising the Nova as a true...
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    20-10-2021, 05:38 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Hi from Wiltshire in Welcome
    Welcome Mark, as Alistair has already said there is a wealth of information here - you just need to go back and look at old threads, most of your...
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    18-10-2021, 11:46 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Auto Italia at Brooklands in Events
    Nice one Lauren, and so good to see your car back in regular use :thumbup:
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    13-10-2021, 11:40 AM
    According to the advert, there's only three of these left in the UK...Apparently :whistling:
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    12-10-2021, 11:43 AM
    Yes - I did mine this way following Dirks advice:- http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?6226-Phill-s-Nova-Project-finally-begins/page40
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    10-10-2021, 06:49 PM
    Phill replied to a thread The restoration of Norbert in Your Cars
    My steering wheel is further away from the screen than yours
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    10-10-2021, 06:43 PM
    Phill replied to a thread How much space ? in Talk Nova/Sterling
    My Steering wheel is 305mm dia. and is 120mm from the nearest point of the screen. Say 90mm space between my knuckles at 12 O-clock
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    07-10-2021, 07:36 PM
    Phill started a thread Another Nova on Ebay in Ebay Finds
    Restored 1972 Nova Kit Car - VW GT40 Ferrari Lamborghini Replica BMW Porsche | eBay It was mentioned a few weeks ago then disappeared for some...
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    04-10-2021, 08:31 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Engine refuses to idle in Engine
    if you've ruled out air leaks then re-check the timing. I know you've already set it but it might be worth advancing or retarding it slightly to see...
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    28-09-2021, 08:22 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    I also notice that there is no vacuum advance tube connected to your distributer. This will cause 2 issues, 1 your timing will not advance as it...
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    28-09-2021, 05:32 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    You can tell if there are air leaks anywhere by spraying wd40 or quick start all around the intake manifold while the engine is running. Any changes...
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    28-09-2021, 04:50 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Incidentally, these engines are very sensitive to any air leaks. Makes sure there are no air leaks anywhere on the inlet manifold and carb as this...
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    28-09-2021, 04:43 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    There should be a feed from the exhaust up to the carb to send heat to the inlet to prevent icing of the carb. This is the two ends that have been...
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    27-09-2021, 10:49 AM
    You must have been sweating buckets doing these modifications and wondering would it all work out in the end? Well done:clapping: I never...
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    27-09-2021, 08:33 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Avante in Germany in Ebay Finds
    Yes a type 3 Variant engine. I had one in my first Nova
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