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    Yesterday, 08:46 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    Well I liked them - in particular the first orientation. It works for me and there is some symmetry with the exhaust pipes
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    Yesterday, 08:26 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Generator warning light in Electrical
    That's very kind of you Mick. However, I'm pretty sure the Dynamo is fine. I've driven a number of miles since and there is no sign of the battery...
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    11-07-2019, 11:43 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Hi Nic - what does the check valve do?
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    10-07-2019, 08:04 PM
    I would use a centre punch to mark the dead centre of the remaining stud. Then using the left handed drills I descibed earlier, drill anticlockwise...
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    08-07-2019, 08:14 AM
    I've had my best result removing broken studs using left handed drill bits (not to be confused with easyout stud extractors). These are actual drill...
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    07-07-2019, 08:08 PM
    ADD produced 180 cars. Steve Driver and Don Law about 8 cars (these were unofficial copies of the series 1) Vic Elam produced a few series 1 before...
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    07-07-2019, 11:42 AM
    Good work Alex.
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    06-07-2019, 05:47 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Generator warning light in Electrical
    I don't have an ammeter or volmeter to test the system - but I took the car out for a lengthy continous run today covering just over 60 miles but...
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    05-07-2019, 03:27 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Generator warning light in Electrical
    Hi Gaisa - yes that is correct. I found out about it from Alex when I first wired the car and couldn't get the generator to work. Peter - you're...
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    04-07-2019, 08:50 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Generator warning light in Electrical
    Definately not the belt slipping Alistair as the light was on the whole time I drove back. Starting and stopping the engine made no difference. It...
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    04-07-2019, 08:24 PM
    I took my Nova out for a lengthy run on the Motorway this evening and had been sat at about 70 for some time when the generator warning light...
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    03-07-2019, 07:50 AM
    Phill replied to a thread More log on time in General Chat
    I use google chrome and whereas I used to stay logged in all the time it now chucks me out after a certain time?
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    02-07-2019, 02:05 PM
    Phill replied to a thread My car "The Nova ICE" in Your Cars
    I simply used lift out stainless steel door hinges from screwfix for mine:sorry: ...
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    01-07-2019, 11:50 AM
    Phill replied to a thread ebay nova in Ebay Finds
    I wonder what horrors are lurking under that tarpaulin?...
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    29-06-2019, 12:04 PM
    Fabulous photos Lauren:thumbup: It's great to see pictures of member cars, I never tire of looking at them. I wish more would post up pictures more...
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    28-06-2019, 08:50 PM
    Phill replied to a thread My new(ish) NOVA in Your Cars
    Yup - bright orange rocks..
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    28-06-2019, 08:48 PM
    Phill replied to a thread More log on time in General Chat
    That's strange - I've never been aware of a time limit when logged in? As far as I know, once I'm logged in I stay logged in. Maybe Dan or Alex can...
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    25-06-2019, 10:21 PM
    You're right Steve - I'm an air cooled fan (cough).. Seriously though - I do prefer the air cooled engines and the fact there's no extra plumbing...
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    25-06-2019, 08:23 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Engine Missfire in Engine
    So yesterday I tightened up the jubilee clips on the inlet manifold couplings and sprayed again with ether and it seemed to have cured the leak....
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    25-06-2019, 08:06 PM
    Ah yes - the Peugeot Proxima..I'd forgotten about that..:coat:
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    25-06-2019, 08:56 AM
    The type 4 1700 engine is supposed to put out 70 bhp. Is that because of the fuel injection? Would a modified (enlarged) Beetle engine using twin...
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    24-06-2019, 03:30 PM
    I quite fancy this - but it's missing some tinware, cooling fan and fuel injection:- ...
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    24-06-2019, 12:37 PM
    Phill replied to a thread nova in Doncaster in For Sale
    Nice Alloys - 1600cc Engine - Intact screen - £2500 is an absolute bargain - I might buy it to do it up and sell it on... just don't tell...
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    23-06-2019, 12:53 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Engine Missfire in Engine
    Been driving the car quite a bit over the last few days and there's definately a big improvement but still some stumbling (hesitancy) now and then....
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    20-06-2019, 07:59 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Engine Missfire in Engine
    latest update - I bought a new SVDA distributor and fitted it to the engine using the current 30 Pict-1 carb. This has led to a mild improvement (I...
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    20-06-2019, 07:38 PM
    Phill replied to a thread My car "The Nova ICE" in Your Cars
    It's looking good - and pleased to hear the MOT went through without any advisories
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    19-06-2019, 09:46 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Deers Hut Classic Car Show in Events
    Some fabulous cars there. The Opel GT was one of my favourites (the new Mazda MX5 hardtop convertible puts me in mind of it), the VW Porsche is the...
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