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    Yesterday, 01:21 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Have to agree with you Phill. My initial reaction was probably because this must be a “first” ... apart from those who sold the kit, I can’t recall...
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    13-08-2020, 10:10 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    I thought they'd have dealt with the paint issue but sadly they appear to be simply traders, not enthusiastic traders! "however she does have some...
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    10-08-2020, 10:01 PM
    So you were bidding for the unused Nova kit then Dirk? ... but you’ve got 3 already, haven’t you? So why?!? :facepalm: Anyway, serious point ......
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    10-08-2020, 05:33 PM
    Yes, it looks like it went for £1k. Hopefully we’ll get to hear from the buyer on here soon about their plans for it
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    10-08-2020, 03:02 PM
    Just over an hour left, 5 bidders, currently sitting at £621 but reserve still not reached
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    09-08-2020, 08:51 PM
    8 hours left, 3 bidders, and reserve not yet met
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    09-08-2020, 03:04 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Avante in Ebay Finds
    That’s got your name written all over it Mark ... the perfect retirement project for someone who prefers to build rather than drive. You could...
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    08-08-2020, 08:18 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Hahaha .... I wondered who would ‘crack’ 1st! ... and given that you’re no longer a Nova owner, could this be an indication that you’re starting...
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    04-08-2020, 08:58 PM
    The mirrors look really good on your Nova Mike. At the risk of high jacking this thread, you said your windows fully open. Do you have any...
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    02-08-2020, 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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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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