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    17-07-2019, 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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    17-07-2019, 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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