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    13-01-2019, 07:43 PM
    Here's my latest video taken today demonstrating the new electrical system:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wO04pWn1uk
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    13-01-2019, 04:56 PM
    Yes it's easy enough to do but the engine came with a dynamo so it's easier just to fit a voltage regulator. I may well upgrade in time.
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    13-01-2019, 03:58 PM
    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete the wiring to all the instruments. I'm so glad I numbered everything or I would never have known...
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    13-01-2019, 03:56 PM
    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete the wiring to all the instruments. I'm so glad I numbered everything or I would never have known...
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    13-01-2019, 10:40 AM
    Phill replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Here you go:- Alex has two Novas - an original VW based Black one and this one currently under constrution...
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    11-01-2019, 04:24 PM
    I've got a plan to increase the airflow - I just raise the canopy a few inches now and then..:coat:
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    11-01-2019, 08:57 AM
    Phill replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hi Jem welcome to the forum. I bought my current car over ten years ago as a "retirement" project and set it to one side awaiting retiral when I...
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    10-01-2019, 09:28 PM
    Thanks Alistair. I've seen that program and Alex had suggested using a petrol powered heater as well. You can get versions designed for trucks to...
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    10-01-2019, 05:22 PM
    I know I said I didn't rate the electrical blower/demister I had bought off Ebay some time ago -but I decided that while the dashboard was out to do...
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    09-01-2019, 09:16 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Carbon Monoxide in General Chat
    I often run the cars engine inside my garage and yes I often used to end up with a headache from the fumes so I am very careful to ensure I ventilate...
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    06-01-2019, 10:22 AM
    Great work Steve. Glassing in the side pods makes sense from a structural point of view. The box section should be really strong and rigid as a...
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    05-01-2019, 12:22 AM
    Not quite true- the rear panel is off the car and pointed towards the camera and connected via a trailer socket. Yes I have found the wiring to be...
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    02-01-2019, 06:41 PM
    More progress with the wiring. Completed the harness that connects the fuse boxes and ancillaries in the front compartment with the dashboard. This...
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    01-01-2019, 06:23 PM
    This is a basic question which I thought I knew the answer to but now I doubt myself My car has twin filament headlamp bulbs. One for hi Beam, one...
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    31-12-2018, 05:04 PM
    Finished wiring the front compartment with the exception of a few items. However all lights are now wired and the roof pump and relay system has been...
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    30-12-2018, 09:06 PM
    Made more progress today wiring up the headlamps. To my amazement the headlamps contained bulbs which still worked so all I had to do was run a...
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    28-12-2018, 08:57 PM
    When I did my floorpan and running gear I simply used red oxide primer to coat any unpainted areas then gave everything a few thick coats of...
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    28-12-2018, 05:29 PM
    Good tip Peter - I'll remember that one. Thankyou. Today I made up the rear panel harness and connected up the rear lights with the exception of a...
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    27-12-2018, 06:31 PM
    Finally made a start on the wiring. The main section running from the front compartment to the rear was set out on plywood with nails at each...
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    22-12-2018, 08:00 PM
    Replaced the leaking hyadraulic ram with one of the Rams I got from Steve last year. I had already removed the side pod in order to begin the wiring...
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    22-12-2018, 04:55 PM
    Wel done Steve and good to see it in the context where it will be fitted. Sorry I couldn't print this for you as the print bed on my printer is too...
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    20-12-2018, 09:02 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    Another quick question for you wiring Gurus out there. I'm planning to use 1mm cable to feed the rear lights. Do I need to run seperate cables to...
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    18-12-2018, 01:56 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    The modifications manual is a mine of useful information:- I've had a hard copy for many years but have only recently realised how detailed it is...
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    17-12-2018, 08:30 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    It's OK - my Car has an escape hatch...:coat:
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    17-12-2018, 07:50 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    Thanks for the suggestions. Seems like the footwell is the most popular location. I had considered fitting it in the front compartment for ease of...
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