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    Today, 01:50 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    That's crap news Mark, but at least you are one step closer to taking the car on a good motorway run, as I'm still keen to hear how the cooling...
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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Alex, Shortly I will be finished with my butchered Nova back end. If it’s any use to you in creating the mould for your clamshell you’re welcome to...
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    Yesterday, 06:33 PM
    Doh! Bad luck about MoT but I’m sure you’ll find a fix. Mick
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    Yesterday, 06:22 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    and Both I understand the principles behind the whole buck/mould making process but have never done it and my inability to ‘visualise’ in 3...
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    Yesterday, 03:36 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Its really not so hard Mick, take a look at my thread and see how I matted two different dashes together. The principles here are the same with the...
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    Yesterday, 03:14 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Peter If only you could photoshop the real thing. Maybe someone with a big enough 3D printer could just print me one :coat: My skills with...
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    Yesterday, 12:54 PM
    Well, he said it's OK. Trouble with UK, it's not LAW, so bendable, unlike here.
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    Yesterday, 12:52 PM
    As I am rebuilding the E30 I am very familiar with those clips, it has dozens of the darn things.
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    Yesterday, 12:17 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    I agree, that rear end looks very close and wouldn't take too much to make a plug, Brett would go that route I am sure, blend it all together and a...
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    Yesterday, 12:46 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Nice update and as others have said a serious "grin" moment. The rear panel does indeed look like it has possibilities to be blended to the rear end...
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    28-05-2020, 08:25 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Yes Phill, great sense of achievement, just like the first time round a few years ago... :groupwave::drive: Unlike yours, and many other projects...
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    28-05-2020, 01:36 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    The new clutch master cylinder kit arrived and is now fitted and working :bananasplit: Here is the first ‘properly controlled’ drive out of the...
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    28-05-2020, 12:37 AM
    Haha....it had crossed my mind, but I would need to travel about 80 miles to collect the car to take it to my parents house, and don't think that...
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    27-05-2020, 12:00 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Fuel gauge in Electrical
    yeah in my dim distant memory I recalled you had something, was just too lazy to read back through your build log to validate :oops2:
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    27-05-2020, 10:22 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Fuel gauge in Electrical
    Do you have a fuel sender correction gizmo in the circuit to align the gauge to the sender? If so maybe that has a fault, to prove it connect...
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    27-05-2020, 12:57 AM
    The gauge support is now glassed to the main dash, and recessed sections bonded in also. I've also added the tabs for the gauge binnacle surround to...
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    26-05-2020, 07:10 PM
    Looking good. Do you have centre caps for them? Mick
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    26-05-2020, 12:16 PM
    I made the back of the gauge support out of a wooden mold, then laid the fiberglass. I have to make some recessed channels to add into this for the...
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    26-05-2020, 10:19 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Sounds like the same setup as the two Dazon 1100 buggys, (Fiat/Dazon engines) I worked on. ended up having the long cable made but they still got it...
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    26-05-2020, 10:13 AM
    Peter replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I am sure it will all work great, like so many of your ideas. Looking forward to seeing it all churning away. I had the same thought about...
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    25-05-2020, 02:20 PM
    The solenoid should have wire 72 going to the Lucar terminal and an earth wire going to the metal body of it. If you have made those 2 connections...
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    25-05-2020, 12:41 PM
    With 1 of each pair of green wires joined and going to earth your circuitry should apply +12 to one or the other green wire, one for up and one for...
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    24-05-2020, 05:52 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike Approx 78 inches, give or take a few inches either way. There are 2 cables, I measured the one that runs from the stick up over the engine...
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    24-05-2020, 05:41 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Peter Yes, I already had the cylinder apart to investigate but don’t think the bit that’s leaking is replaceable. The cylinder was an...
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    24-05-2020, 02:13 PM
    Yeah there are delivery services, BUT nothing comes quickly given the lockdown and limited air fright with so few passenger planes flying (air...
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    24-05-2020, 02:04 PM
    Is there no Amazon or similar online delivery in Singapore? I feel sorry for the postie and my local Amazon delivery van driver with some of the...
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    24-05-2020, 01:56 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike, as the metal pars of a master cylinder very rarely give problems, there is only a body and a piston after all, it's usually the seals that go,...
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    24-05-2020, 01:52 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today’s tasks included fitting a flip-rear to my Nova :whistling: Obviously, the zip-ties give the game away :coat: and fitting the...
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    24-05-2020, 01:33 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Mike I will try and get a tape measure on the one that runs over the top of the engine if I can. Mick
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    24-05-2020, 12:01 PM
    I'm still making progress on the dash slowly, not much to post yet but at least I think I've averted the need to do a cut n shut to get things to...
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