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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 05:41 PM
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    Hi Peter Yes, I already had the cylinder apart to investigate but donít think the bit thatís leaking is replaceable. The cylinder was an...
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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 01:52 PM
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    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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    Yesterday, 01:33 PM
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    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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    23-05-2020, 09:30 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    My concern was that you would pull them right off, assuming they are glued in place, as soon as you slide over that area to get in or out. I placed...
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    23-05-2020, 09:11 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks Alistair. I did debate whether to post the Ďstunted Nova lookí in case people thought Iíd gone buggy, but it is an excellent way of placing...
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    23-05-2020, 06:54 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today was just as windy with showers so no video yet but I took these pics yesterday. I realise is not very ĎNovaí shaped, but Iím currently using...
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    23-05-2020, 03:00 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Hi Brett Just a word of caution of mounting your pinch sensor on the body in this area. This is exactly where your behind (or your passengers)...
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    23-05-2020, 02:46 PM
    You donít need a contactor (starter solenoid) to make the pump work properly, the contactor is only a high current relay. You need two circuits to be...
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    22-05-2020, 10:09 PM
    Not sure what you mean by Ďa sound from the oilí but it could be that youíve only powered the pump solenoid and not powered the pump itself. When the...
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    22-05-2020, 05:47 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Thanks for the advice Alex and David. In the end I cleared about 30 feet of drive, pushed the car out of the garage, stuck it in first with the...
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    19-05-2020, 09:45 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Well I was hoping to have posted a video of me driving MRN2 in and out of the garage by now but seem to have a stuck clutch ☹️. After connecting,...
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    14-05-2020, 01:06 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Sorry Alistair, I have a Mk2 so donít have any dash pods. Mick
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    14-05-2020, 10:34 AM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    David I dragged the MG dash out and was surprised to find itís actually slightly wider 😱 than the Nova tub. Unfortunately the binnacle cover is...
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    12-05-2020, 09:42 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Your right, being vertically challenged I am not expecting to have a seat height issue so I havenít tried the roof yet. On my original Nova I put in...
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    12-05-2020, 08:31 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Dave I might still have the dash in my woodshed, but I sold off or scrapped most of the bulky items that I didnít expect to need. I may be able...
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    12-05-2020, 08:21 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Steve Yes, electric power steering, and the complete column, switchgear and wiring from the MGTF. If it turns out to be too helpful thereís a...
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    11-05-2020, 10:45 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Today Iíve been generating lots of dust in the workshop by chopping holes in the dash panel to accommodate the MGTF cross-body support tube that...
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    06-05-2020, 05:48 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Ah, but you have a body cut and fitted to the chassis, so can actually place things. I havenít even started that bit yet, still working on the...
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    06-05-2020, 05:44 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Yup, that sounds like my approach, make it up as you go along. Even more so with me using the PVB chassis where thereís not even a Nova Build Manual...
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    06-05-2020, 10:00 AM
    Ooh, love boxes of shiny bits turning up, hopefully all these projects will keep your mind off what the future holds. Best of luck with your...
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    05-05-2020, 09:42 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    Yup, Iíd forgotten how satisfying it is to hear the the cough, stutter, brrrrrrrm sound of a plan coming together 🙂. Engines and electrics have...
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    02-05-2020, 06:16 PM
    MicksRedNova replied to a thread Micks Red Nova in Your Cars
    A 1953 James Comet. I inherited it from my grandad (actually bought it from him for a shilling) when he got too old to ride it. It was my first Ďon...
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    01-05-2020, 07:39 PM
    Doh! I found one of those thermostats in my parts drawer today, that obviously I don't need now, shame I didn't see your post earlier you could have...
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    01-05-2020, 06:41 PM
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    Itís been a successful week in the garage this week. Stripped and rebuilt the clutch on the little Villiers, cleaned carb, reset points and fired it...
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