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    Yesterday, 10:11 PM
    I've checked the compression tester and it works fine on my Capri so it's not faulty. I did wonder about valve timing but can't see how the camshaft...
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    Yesterday, 08:36 PM
    Re-fitted the engine to the car last night and spent this evening trying to start it. All to no avail. A compression test has revealed that I still...
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    24-07-2017, 08:54 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    Well doneTobias. And what a great feeling it must be to have your car road legal
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    23-07-2017, 04:04 PM
    Well after a bit of research I discovered the 1600cc barrels would fit the crankcase but the heads would need to be modified to accept the wider...
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    23-07-2017, 03:55 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Great pictures and videos. Wish my car was finished and I was able to have been there with it too
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    15-07-2017, 05:27 PM
    Spent the day stripping down the engine to discover (as I hoped) that the piston rings were all gummed up and stuck in their grooves. Apart from that...
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    14-07-2017, 08:35 PM
    I Decided to try again to get the engine running. Re-checked the compressions but (as I already knew) there was zero compression on one cylinder and...
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    12-07-2017, 09:07 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova alert !! in Ebay Finds
    I think you're right Jim. I bought my car for £500 (less engine, interior and wiring), but it had a sound shell, V5, running gear and screen. Around...
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    12-07-2017, 08:56 PM
    The dash has turned out really well. Regarding the rear calipers - some cars (particularly when the disc brakes are operated by a handbrake as...
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    09-07-2017, 08:19 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    Looks like you've got yourself a great car. Well done.
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    09-07-2017, 07:51 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova alert !! in Ebay Finds
    I also think it's way over priced - but these days it seems all old "classic" cars have gone that way. This car has a complete screen and nice...
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    07-07-2017, 05:01 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That would interest me greatly as I have still to re-fit mine. At present it is simply placed in the aperture.
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    06-07-2017, 08:52 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Fantastic news, well done. And did you fit the windscreen yourself?
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    03-07-2017, 10:10 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Canopy Remote Circuit in Electrical
    I don't have a diagram and I am on holiday just now so don't have the means to draw one. However, I just wired it in place of where a key switch or...
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    03-07-2017, 10:39 AM
    I'm interested in the pump and rams Steve, would you be prepared to post these?
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