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    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    Hi all, I came across this photo tonight of my Nova in her previous life. She's being driven by Michael Abel of Aberdeen, who transformed...
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    Yesterday, 04:45 PM
    Thanks Dirk and Phill, I'm looking forward to that day too Phill. The last time my Nova was on the road with another was when my old Nova pal...
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    Yesterday, 04:21 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    That's the way Peter! ... I'm a firm believer in Mark's idea of "5 mins a day" to keep the progress going! Well done. .... I bet it sounded good...
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    13-10-2018, 10:58 PM
    Sounds good Steve. I've got the Mk2 dash, but lurking underneath appears to be the same dash panel as yours. I'm tempted to strip it back and get...
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    13-10-2018, 06:30 PM
    Thanks Lauren & Steve. Yes Steve, I used Flag rust converter and sprayed it inside with 2 coats using a hand pressure pump, with the tunnel standing...
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    13-10-2018, 03:46 PM
    Hi Steve, It doesn't look that bad?? Unless you've got a better one lurking out of sight .... does this mean you're going down the 'Islandman'...
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    13-10-2018, 03:41 PM
    Another '5 mins in the garage' this afternoon, to keep things going. Brought the chassis out of the garage, flipped it over, sanded the driver's...
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    13-10-2018, 11:16 AM
    Have to agree with Steve here. Love the sound of that Nissan engine, and your constant grin in the 1st video. Must say I'm surprised you've not...
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    11-10-2018, 06:55 PM
    Hi Dan, Just make my 'possible' photo a 'definite' then please. I've got plenty restoration photos and 1 or 2 of my Nova in her heyday which...
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    09-10-2018, 01:06 PM
    Hi Steve, I saw your post under the 2019 Calendars and thought 'I don't recongize that Forum member ... must see who he is'. I read your...
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    07-10-2018, 09:15 PM
    Thanks Mark, Steve and Phill, Steve, yes, I fully intend to apply another coat underneath because there are areas where you can still see bits of...
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    07-10-2018, 05:11 PM
    Another productive weekend in St Andrews. Whilst golf fans were trying to spot celebrities at the Dunhill Golf Competition, I was having much more...
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    07-10-2018, 09:27 AM
    Looking great Steve! An important milestone indeed!! ... maybe a good shot for the calendar? (BTW I can see your photos ok, including the ones...
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    06-10-2018, 10:21 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That would make a great calendar shot Dirk!! The amount of work you've done in such a short time to get to this is fantastic. Well done! ...
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    06-10-2018, 10:18 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    With David and Mark making jokes about what you'll do with your spare time it did get me thinking .... As I've said before, I assumed that with...
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    03-10-2018, 10:26 PM
    Hi Dan, Hope all's well with you. Please put me down for 1 calendar, as usual. I'd be happy to provide a photo of the restoration of my Nova...
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    03-10-2018, 07:39 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks Dirk, I thought they looked slightly different to Red9 and that you'd found another supplier. Anyway, at the rate you're going I'm sure we'll...
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    03-10-2018, 07:33 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Chassis Paints? in Chassis
    You're welcome any time Phill !! :D ... and Lauren, I went pretty much with the dimensions in the Modifications Manual, but I'm 'height...
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    02-10-2018, 07:05 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Chassis Paints? in Chassis
    Forgive my indulgence, but I got home from work early tonight and slapped on the 1st coat .... and after what seemed like an eternity learning to...
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    02-10-2018, 07:26 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Chassis Paints? in Chassis
    Thanks Dirk ... sounds about right. If it's good enough for the Forum's master kit car builder, it's good enough for me! :thumbup:
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    01-10-2018, 05:14 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Chassis Paints? in Chassis
    Your Scooby chassis is absolutely stunning David ... Flatlands really do produce 'concours' quality work! :thumbup:
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    01-10-2018, 08:16 AM
    Hi Phill, Here's my wee contribution to your video thread! :thumbup: The sound's a bit low so you'll need to turn up the volume! ...
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    30-09-2018, 10:09 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Glad the engine fix was simple (like David suggested) Fraid I can't help you with the convex washers in the CV joint kit. Maybe worth you...
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    30-09-2018, 09:59 PM
    Great idea Phill :thumbup: As a matter of fact whilst I was stripping the paint from my new floor pans this afternoon and taking photos I thought...
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    30-09-2018, 08:17 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Chassis Paints? in Chassis
    Maybe I'm over thinking it Phill. After all, my Nova's not going to be an everyday car so it's not likely to be frequently exposed to rain and...
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    29-09-2018, 09:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    Lookin' good Lauren ... I love the extent of original work in your Nova! :thumbup: Is the Green Machine on the road at the moment? If not, have...
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    29-09-2018, 07:05 PM
    Just wanted to conclude my thread about whether to weld myself or pay someone. My resto has been very slow, but today I finally completed the...
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    29-09-2018, 02:56 PM
    BlueNova started a thread Chassis Paints? in Chassis
    Hi all, My chassis is almost ready for painting :bananasplit: so I'm starting to think about paint. I've already treated the original steelwork,...
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    28-09-2018, 10:31 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Dirk, Could you please slow doon a wee bit man! .... ye'r showin' us all up!! Seriously, keep them comin' .... your commitment is keeping me...
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    28-09-2018, 08:52 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Roof Pump in Club Nova Forum
    Good to hear from you Dave. Not heard from you since the Spring. How are things going with your Black Nova? I'm sure lots of folk on here would...
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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 contemplating another rebuild to get her back on the road .... :)
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