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    Yesterday, 08:52 PM
    Dan, I could send you a photo if it helps. Can't promise that it'll look anything like a finished Nova, so might be a bit boring for some, but it...
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    20-10-2019, 09:56 PM
    I'm nowhere near thinking about that yet Steve, but for the price it looks worth a shot. I like the concept of an 'image' where the rear mirror...
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    18-10-2019, 08:17 PM
    Just got the Nov copy of CKC and am amazed to see the extensive number of small repairs to your Nova's body with a view to getting her ready for a...
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    18-10-2019, 03:04 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Oh Peter!! :shock: However, thanks for the tip. I've just been stuffing all my receipts and invoices into a folder with the thought that one day...
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    17-10-2019, 09:46 PM
    Thoroughly enjoyed reading your post, Captain Spacenut ... and that's a decent mpg for the Green Machine too! :thumbup: Alistair
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    17-10-2019, 08:58 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    Ditto! ... in fact my trolley jack has developed a leak! :facepalm: Looking forward to seeing one of your Novas up on it :thumbup:
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    16-10-2019, 02:10 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova mk1 kit car in For Sale
    Cheers John. Hopefully the new owner will pop up on the Forum too. Alistair
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    15-10-2019, 04:04 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova mk1 kit car in For Sale
    Hi Nuno, I see you got to £521 with 13 bids earlier today ... was that anywhere near your reserve? All the best, Alistair
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    14-10-2019, 09:11 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread October 2019 in Donations
    Hi Dan, Apologies for not donating in the past. I've just sent off a wee donation ... hope it helps! Alistair
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    14-10-2019, 08:50 PM
    Hi Dan, Could you put me down for 1 calendar please. A photo might be more difficult this year .... not much has changed over the past 12...
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    13-10-2019, 07:03 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova AKA806J in Your Cars
    Excellent news re the engine! :clapping: Several folk on the Forum have used Red9 front and back so I'm sure they'll be able to chip in with...
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    13-10-2019, 04:09 PM
    I don’t have a copy of the old Club Nova database but rest assured I’ve included your 2 Novas in the forthcoming update of the Euro Nova Forum...
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    13-10-2019, 01:20 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread 2 Post Lift in General Chat
    I know Steve! My chin just hit the floor too!! Dirk doesnít really talk much about his day job .... I reckon heís a reporter who goes into secluded...
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    12-10-2019, 04:36 PM
    Ah, I wrongly assumed that the red chassis went with the grey Nova. The floor pan drops in the grey Nova could do with being changed to have sloping...
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    12-10-2019, 04:17 PM
    Nice update David. Youíve reminded me of that satisfying feeling you get when you make some more progress, however small. Iím taking next week off to...
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    11-10-2019, 09:27 PM
    Sounds like an excellent basis for a project .... best of luck and remember how much we like to see photos of othersí Novas on here! Alistair
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    10-10-2019, 02:59 PM
    No need to apologise Brett! All the best, Alistair
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    10-10-2019, 02:00 PM
    Hi Brett, I totally agree .... however, if you go back to post #799 in Dirkís thread youíll see that the discussion is about standard VW calipers vs...
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    09-10-2019, 09:28 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I got mine ok last night Mark and have replied to Dirk .... check to see if your mailbox is full
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    08-10-2019, 07:52 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I have to agree, and since we both asked Dirk if he'd make us up a set back on 19 Sept do you think he'd give us a discount for a job lot? :thumbup:
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    08-10-2019, 07:05 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    'Ello, 'ello, 'ello, Officer .... aren't you going to ask him how he could possibly experience that wheel wobble on UK roads? :outahere:
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    08-10-2019, 04:14 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Maybe John90ís hit on something .... Esteponaís not far from Gibraltar! Is there a solution there for you, or even the possibility that someone there...
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    04-10-2019, 07:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova AKA806J in Your Cars
    Hi Nigel, It looks like you've got yourself a really good project there. I agree about the rear needing changed back, but speaking as someone...
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    04-10-2019, 01:33 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread New member from france in Welcome
    Sheís looking good Nigel ... hope she got to you safely! Now that youíve cracked the photos Iím looking forward to seeing some more of her in France...
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    03-10-2019, 04:09 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Peter's Eagle SS in Your Cars
    Iím with the others Peter ... donít break her, just keep tinkering. Is there anywhere nearby like an old aerodrome or similar where you could take...
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    03-10-2019, 09:22 AM
    Steve (and anyone else considering taking this very sensible precautionary measure when they are still in a position to stand the chassis on its...
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    02-10-2019, 09:06 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    Really!?! I always understood that the Nova was lighter?
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    02-10-2019, 06:35 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    I wonder what the weight distribution of this Beetle is?!? :scared: .... and I don't think the rear 'wing' will be of much use!! :facepalm:...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    01-10-2019, 06:30 PM
    Hi all, I've had a few PM's since my last post with details to be included or amended in the updated Members Database ... thanks to all who got in...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    30-09-2019, 10:49 PM
    You're a lucky guy Dirk! I'm enjoying your work on the calipers ... of course kit cars aren't expected to go together without adjustments are they?...
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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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