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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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    26-09-2021, 09:27 AM
    My vote goes for the Blue larger bulge. This styling suggests more power to me
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    21-09-2021, 06:34 PM
    Yes you've got to wonder why they aren't fitting the engine. It's a very easy quick job. Perhaps there are still issues with the engine and transaxle?
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    19-09-2021, 07:09 PM
    Great to see those photos and well done on your award for favourite aircooled vehicle :clapping:
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    19-09-2021, 05:10 PM
    Phill replied to a thread The restoration of Norbert in Your Cars
    It's great to see some pictures Dave :thumbup: Apart from the Dash that's in the photos, do you have the original Nova Dashboard too? How is...
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    17-09-2021, 09:34 AM
    Yes and by more than you would expect. I guess it's a combination of pivot action at the front wheels and weight transfer towards the front of the...
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    16-09-2021, 08:02 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova droop snoot in Bodywork
    Great result. Not only does it give you extra clearance at the front, the car looks so much better. And I suspect there's now no longer any need to...
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    16-09-2021, 04:39 PM
    Having driven my car for some 3000 miles now I decided it was time to raise the suspension back up an inch or so. Reason being I was concerned that...
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