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    Yesterday, 07:53 PM
    I was thinking the same thing. To me the MGTF is still a fairly recent car (showing my age) I was astonished at how bad it looks. (Worse even then my...
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    Yesterday, 05:58 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Well done Dirk, the car's looking great and wonderful to see it moving under it's own steam. I remember the first time I drove my first Nova - it was...
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    12-05-2017, 11:36 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Yeeeeeehaaaaaw.....:groupwave:
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    10-05-2017, 06:30 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    The rear deck (above the engine) appears to be missing along with the engine cover lid and the rear louvre. Can't tell if the internal panels are...
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    08-05-2017, 08:37 PM
    Welcome Toby - you have great taste. These cars are becoming much rarer these days and don't come up for sale very often. Your best bet is...
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    04-05-2017, 06:35 PM
    I actually thought the opposite was true - rotating the box would increase bump steer, hence another good reason to fit a UJ and retain the standard...
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    03-05-2017, 07:47 AM
    I've never been any good at welding. Tried it years ago but never mastered it at all. I think it's something you need to practice. I used a mobile...
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    02-05-2017, 10:00 PM
    Don't worry - I did the very same thing on my first Nova. I resolved it by drilling out the old stud and replaced it with a threaded rod with nuts at...
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    02-05-2017, 09:54 PM
    Thanks for all the advice - I do favour the UJ option as it means less strain on the column if the alignment is less than 100% true. I seem to...
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    02-05-2017, 05:54 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2017 in Events
    Great pictures - perhaps an explanation to which car belongs to whom?
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    02-05-2017, 02:17 PM
    Wouldn't this still require some form of welding in order to adapt the end of the column to connect onto the steering box? Like I said earlier -...
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    02-05-2017, 12:11 PM
    Spent a frustrating day yesterday trying to fit my dashboard in place and align the standard beetle steering column. My problem was the angle of the...
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    01-05-2017, 12:40 PM
    Well - more like a muddy field find I should say... I received a recent tip off about a Nova that had been spotted in a field not far from me...
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    01-05-2017, 10:54 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Brake pads in Brakes
    I have been thinking that something can't be right as normally when you fit new pads the brakes work straight away and don't need bedding in to any...
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    01-05-2017, 09:34 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2017 in Events
    Agreed - we must have more photos..it's the law
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    28-04-2017, 08:47 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Seeing that it's astonishing that whoever fitted the wrong bearing in the first place didn't realise something was wrong? One of the perils of taking...
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    26-04-2017, 06:56 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I had a similar issue except my problem was the track rod ends not fitting. Turned out I had post 68 spindles fitted to my 67 floorpan.:-...
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    26-04-2017, 03:01 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    The stub axles changed in 1968 - this resulted in different sizes of track rod ends being fitted so maybe the bearing sizes changed too? Could you...
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    26-04-2017, 08:15 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Nova for sale in Scotland in Ebay Finds
    Not guilty. Although if I thought I could get away with it I would, but somehow I can't see Alison putting up with much more. I already have a 3/4...
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    25-04-2017, 06:59 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Time to put this one to bed I think. C'mon team....:coat:
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