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    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread Paddy's Nova Mk2 in Your Cars
    Well done Paddy :clapping::groupwave::clapping: Your Nova looks great. Good to see her on the road. Cheers. Mostin.
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    Yesterday, 01:26 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Paddy's Nova Mk2 in Your Cars
    Well done mate You have never given up on your car, and I am sure you will be giving that beaming smile all the way down the road. Happy times 😀
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    21-08-2017, 10:22 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Motorways are boring anyway Back roads are more fun! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    21-08-2017, 09:53 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    The simple answer is no. Sussex is fortunate that it only has a small section of motorway which is some distance from where I live, so I have only...
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    20-08-2017, 03:24 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Just took the mrs out in the nova. First time she has been in it. She said" its noisy, bumpy and fumy. I am not driving that !" RESULT 👍 Sent...
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    19-08-2017, 10:17 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Mk1 nova kit car for sale in For Sale
    I have been wondering the same!
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    13-08-2017, 02:09 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Scale Nova Model in General Chat
    Very clever , need to find out who and where this person is. Get some orders in .....
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    12-08-2017, 09:50 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Great photos & videos. A good turn out on the Nova front & great looking Nova's at that Great job :0) Cheers. Mostin
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    12-08-2017, 09:44 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread Mostin's Nova in Your Cars
    I've not had much "Nova time" over the last couple of months but can say the break issue I had has greatly improved. I've also taken it for a MOT...
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    12-08-2017, 09:36 PM
    Mostin replied to a thread New on here in Welcome
    Hello Henry & welcome to the forum. I hope you find a Nova. Have fun & enjoy :0) Cheers. Mostin.
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    10-08-2017, 09:41 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Body shell in Ebay Finds
    No nostrils on bonnet so assume Mk2
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    09-08-2017, 08:42 PM
    Buffy started a thread Body shell in Ebay Finds
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152657016458 Could be worth asking what else he has !
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    07-08-2017, 06:47 PM
    Buffy started a thread Euro nova calendar in General Chat
    I would just like to say, I am looking at the august pin up of this years calendar , and that car looks absolutely stunning. Bushboy, that car looks...
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    06-08-2017, 08:44 PM
    The compression pressure can only escape by 2 ways, top or bottom. If you are convinced that there is no leakage from the valves, and that there is...
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    06-08-2017, 08:07 AM
    No gaskets..... OK, then do what people do when testing to see if they have a puncture in a tyre. Around the join edge put some soapy water. If...
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    05-08-2017, 04:46 PM
    See if you have any marks on the top of the pistons to identify size Then check the note for ovality and correct bore size.
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    05-08-2017, 04:44 PM
    Stupid question but Have you fitted undersized pistons? The rings may be right when checked on their own but if the pistons are wrong it will never...
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    04-08-2017, 11:56 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    I was lost as soon as "ricer" and "subbed channels " got mentioned !!!!!:coat:
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    02-08-2017, 07:27 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Of course you can put a 330bhp lump in the back, but you will have to do so much to the chassis, suspension, brakes etc to make the car safe , and...
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    01-08-2017, 02:26 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Eagle on ebay in Ebay Finds
    Blooming phone Should have been this 😀 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/272781456586
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    01-08-2017, 02:24 PM
    Buffy started a thread Eagle on ebay in Ebay Finds
    Nice wheels !! https://youtu.be/MEVtFHYMSEc
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    28-07-2017, 08:09 PM
    Also make sure that when you fit piston rings, first test them in the bore to ensure that the ring gap is within tolerances. Then when you fit them...
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    28-07-2017, 06:12 PM
    Can you do a cylinder leakage test. What I mean is Pump the cylinder with compressed air, and see if it leaks out of the head or into the sump This...
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    28-07-2017, 01:10 PM
    A wet and a dry compression test will,or should, confirm your theory
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    27-07-2017, 07:57 PM
    I bet someone did, but whoever it was we may never know. I hope we do though , and that we are all able to help and advise ..
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    24-07-2017, 09:49 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    And !! Lol
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    24-07-2017, 09:48 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    It's because the drive is so 1970's. No power steering, no servo, no upright position or vision. It's called " driving" rather than being driven !!
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    24-07-2017, 12:32 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    Basically Is it what you expected to be in relation to performance, handling, comfort etc
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    24-07-2017, 12:13 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    Well done mate. You will obviously have to give further updates on your road tests. When was the last time it was on the road ?
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    24-07-2017, 11:42 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Like it 👍
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