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    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Yes I agree that's a very desirable car you have there Breakishnick (or can we call you Nick?). The front bonnet and roof all point towards a Mk1...
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    20-01-2020, 09:54 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi and welcome to the forum. Whereabouts are you? Dunfermline by any chance? I would love to come and see your car as there are so few of them left...
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    20-01-2020, 04:00 PM
    I set mine up by trial and error due to the fact when I bought the car the spring plates had already been messed around with and the car sat...
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    19-01-2020, 01:24 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Senorraymond in Welcome
    Peter ( another member here ) who owns an eagle ss has described how it is virtually impossible to register this type of kit car in Spain.
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    13-01-2020, 10:17 PM
    Phill replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Respect Mike. 42 years ownership must be about a record. You have a huge amount of experience with this car and will be a very welcome member of this...
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    12-01-2020, 09:06 PM
    The Beetle I highlighted on ebay at the start of this thread sold for £449 which was slightly under my budgeted figure of £500. On that basis I...
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    12-01-2020, 08:40 PM
    I'll probably stick to fairweather driving Alistair. However the itch got the better of me today and I'm pleased to report that all the engine...
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    12-01-2020, 06:13 PM
    Took the Nova out for a spin today. It was cold and damp so I had to remove the sunroof to prevent the screen from misting over but even then it had...
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    10-01-2020, 09:06 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Exhaust Lego in General Chat
    Yes that was a really interesting show last night - it will be repeated (on quest) over the next few days if anyone wants to see. They did an EV...
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    10-01-2020, 08:58 AM
    There was one called the Freedom which more or less did away with the canopy, it had a small wind deflector in the front, but I'm not sure if it...
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    09-01-2020, 08:26 PM
    Something else to consider :thumbup:
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    09-01-2020, 08:24 PM
    Yes I really like that Lauren. My version doesn't quite work for me at the back of the canopy whereas I think your treatment looks much better....
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    09-01-2020, 04:37 PM
    Thanks for the detailed advice. This is pretty much as I understood it, however I thought I could probably defer the registration process until after...
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    07-01-2020, 10:53 PM
    Fantastic. I never tire of seeing a quality Nova on video.
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    07-01-2020, 09:34 PM
    Some of you may recall I bought a project car six months or so before I bought the car I have recently finished restoring. So now my thoughts are...
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    06-01-2020, 09:56 PM
    Great subject for discussion Alistair. My car is very noisy inside, not just engine noise (which I don't actually mind) but all the creaks and noises...
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    05-01-2020, 08:16 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Spotted in Portugal in Photos
    Looks great and an open top too. Wonder if it's a one off modification? Any more photos?
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    04-01-2020, 08:54 PM
    I'm sure you will have already considered this - but could the leak be caused by the windscreen washer system which is also likely to contain an...
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    04-01-2020, 04:52 PM
    Phill replied to a thread 2020 Club Nova Events in Events
    I have been google mapping both shows and the Newark show is a bit nearer to me than Stoneleigh, but both are a fair distance still (300 plus miles)....
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    04-01-2020, 04:23 PM
    My original intention was to do it this way Peter, but it would have involved removing the engine first as there's not enough room to remove a...
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    03-01-2020, 11:58 AM
    So was I, but sadly no..so I had to make do and mend
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    02-01-2020, 05:21 PM
    Well, after putting it off for so long I finally got around to changing the generator. And thanks to Alex's advice I found it pretty straightforward...
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    02-01-2020, 05:04 PM
    Looks like a great day out - and the weather was kind. And I'm sure the Green Machine was one of the stars of the show.
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    30-12-2019, 05:07 PM
    Mine measures 1225mm at this point
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    29-12-2019, 05:43 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Jon's Nova in Your Cars
    Looking forward to seeing you make more progress. It's not a race (I had my car for 7 years before I even started to work on it - then it took me...
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    27-12-2019, 02:19 PM
    Interesting video but the owner didn't inspire me with any confidence in his ability to see it through, refering to the hydraulic rams as Hydraulic...
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    24-12-2019, 04:46 PM
    Great find Lauren - Personally I prefer the styling of the Nova over many exotics such as Lamborghini so I'm not surprised it was held in such high...
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    22-12-2019, 08:39 PM
    Phill started a thread Avante on Facebook in For Sale
    I think this may be the same car that Dirk went to see back in May this year when it was originaly advertised on Ebay:- ...
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    22-12-2019, 08:29 PM
    I would use the Bettle VIN on the tunnel when applying for the V5C. I would even try to get the original age related number re-instated if this is at...
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    22-12-2019, 02:42 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Seasons Greetings 2019 in General Chat
    And a Happy Christmas and New year to Peter, Alistair and everyone else on Euronova who help to encourage all of us here. 2020 is building up to see...
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