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    Yesterday, 10:03 PM
    Hi NN17, When I got a couple of 15" wheels for the rear of my Nova I found that they required bolts with tapered faces rather than flat. Phill...
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    01-08-2020, 08:22 PM
    I missed that Lauren, but now you mention it :thumbup:
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    01-08-2020, 06:15 PM
    Hi ‘Geek’, The Green Machine is looking great! It’s always good to hear how a road going Nova is doing. Love that interior ... a long time ago I...
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    01-08-2020, 09:42 AM
    Nice progress Alan ... looks like you’ve got a good base for your project there :thumbup:
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    01-08-2020, 12:10 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    So put simply ... .... it could either be micro blistering of the paint or osmosis of the grp, and local close examination, possibly with some...
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    31-07-2020, 10:28 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Steve, If your Nova doesn't currently have any signs of osmosis then I'd personally go for it and do a top class paint job, but I think you're...
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    31-07-2020, 05:19 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Osmosis in grp boats tends to be worst below the waterline ... I wonder if the Novas which are affected have ever sat outside for long periods? .......
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    31-07-2020, 09:52 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Same here ... and my paint job’s 30 years old
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    30-07-2020, 10:16 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Hmmm... pity it was bought by a dealer. Was hoping the new owner would pop up on the Forum as a genuine enthusiast. Will nevertheless be interesting...
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    30-07-2020, 10:04 PM
    Nice one Jim, well done! :thumbup:
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    30-07-2020, 04:23 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Glad to hear that Mark ... look forward to chatting in future. Blue Avante?!? But I thought your new home wasn’t suitable for cars like that? ...
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    28-07-2020, 04:54 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Well done Mark, Happy for you, but still think at some point you’ll wish you still had it. Hope you’ll still pop into the Forum to chip in to our...
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    27-07-2020, 08:10 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Spain in Welcome
    Hola Enrique, Welcome to the Forum! Looks like you have a good project and I’m looking forward to following your progress. Remember to post lots of...
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    24-07-2020, 10:37 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    I think the black bonnet works since your louvre is also black .... unless you wanted to go orange with the bonnet but keep the nostrils black?
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    23-07-2020, 01:31 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    As you’ve demonstrated on the wee video on my thread Phill, Gulf Novas can manage narrow lanes in the countryside without a trailer! ;)
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    22-07-2020, 04:35 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Complete Nova on ebay in Ebay Finds
    Sounds desperate to sell ... which is surprising bearing in mind he’s only just advertised it after it’s been dormant for 14 years. It’s a pity for...
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    22-07-2020, 11:32 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Mark, Just out of curiosity, why not sell the Lomax and keep the Nova? ... or are you going to sell both of them? Alistair
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    22-07-2020, 10:23 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Your Nova's looking great NN17 .... love the seats! You've come a long way from how she was when you got her (I remember the advert photos). Hope...
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    21-07-2020, 05:36 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Sorry to hear you’re selling Mark, but wishing you all the best with the sale, and also you and Mrs Buffy a long and happy retirement in Wales...
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    20-07-2020, 07:03 AM
    Looks can be deceptive David .... with everything else that’s stored inside (boats, bikes, tools, old furniture, etc) its like an ‘inverted’ tardis!...
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    19-07-2020, 05:29 PM
    Great to get a visit from Phill today to give me another boost of inspiration. My daughter who has a BMW 320 and absolutely loves her car said she...
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    16-07-2020, 07:06 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Front discs weak pedal in Brakes
    I’ve still to fit mine Chris .... I’m grateful for the info, thanks for sharing your problem with us :thumbup:
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    15-07-2020, 07:10 PM
    Keep your dream alive Gaisa ... your time will come! :thumbup:
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    14-07-2020, 10:35 PM
    He's looking for £4.5k, not run for 14 years but recently restarted. Looks promising. Details on ebay .... ...
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    14-07-2020, 07:14 PM
    I've just checked back at the link to that auction last October and you're right Gaisa ... it's even still got the 'masking tape edging' on the...
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    11-07-2020, 10:03 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Front discs weak pedal in Brakes
    Are the flexi pipes expanding? Maybe worth replacing them?
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    10-07-2020, 07:03 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Hope you have a successful trip to Wales next week ... I’m sure as long you can get a decent outbuilding you’ll make the right decision :thumbup: ...
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    10-07-2020, 05:59 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Lights look great Nic! Nice to find out what you look like too ... there’s a photo of me having a BBQ a few months ago on my car’s thread. Love the...
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    10-07-2020, 09:23 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Yes, same as Martin for me too .... thanks David! Mark, you've got one of the best examples of a Nova in the UK ... I can't imagine for a second...
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    09-07-2020, 06:27 PM
    I've never heard of it so Google helped me see what the Voodoo was like ... nice! It has 'echos' of the UVA M6GTR, which is probably the only...
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Bought my Nova in 1987, rebuilt it and took it to Stoneleigh and Newark, then for various reasons took it off the road in 1991. Currently undergoing a full 'body off' restoration to get her back on the road before I'm too old! .... ;)
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