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    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread restoring mk1 in Your Cars
    Great find Mike! It means there's no need for Barry to cut a hole in the fibreblass to get access and it also solves the issue of the angle of...
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    Yesterday, 10:03 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread restoring mk1 in Your Cars
    Thanks Lauren, You've reminded me why I didn't put the old steering stop on when I was working on the front suspension ... I realised I needed to...
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    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread restoring mk1 in Your Cars
    Hi Barry, Looking at the photo of your chassis earler in your thread it's clear you don't have a steering stop fitted. I assume when you're on...
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    07-03-2021, 10:42 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread My Project in Your Cars
    Nice update David ... Red9, IRS, discs all round, etc. :thumbup: Looking forward to following the rest of your build!
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    07-03-2021, 06:47 PM
    You're both absolutely mad James & Martha! :facepalm: There must be an more comfortable way to raise funds for the Hospice? However, given the big...
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    06-03-2021, 04:46 PM
    Hi WryOne, Not seen you before on the Forum. .... Welcome! :thumbup: It would be good to hear about (and see photos of) your Nova. 23 years is...
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    05-03-2021, 11:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread My Project in Your Cars
    Welcome to the Forum David :thumbup: Please tell us more about your project and show us some more photos .... you'll see from other posts on the...
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    05-03-2021, 11:44 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Buffy used to remind us of the importance of spending 5 mins each day to keep the progress going. I know that's more than 5 mins work you've done,...
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    04-03-2021, 09:12 PM
    I think Peterís started something ..... first and only wife 39 years and counting, first and only Nova 35 years and counting :thumbup:
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    03-03-2021, 10:52 PM
    I'm not an expert on carbs Phill, but it sounds like an interesting idea .... only thing that strikes me is would the inlet manifold for the 32/36...
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    03-03-2021, 08:30 PM
    Relationships that last a long time aren't easy. After the initial lust they generally require lots of patience, compromise and forgiveness, and...
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    03-03-2021, 12:11 AM
    Excellent ... just let me know when you'd like to pick it up :thumbup:
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    02-03-2021, 10:56 PM
    Phill, I've been looking through your thread again ... regardless of whether or not you get to the bottom of the problem before you start your strip...
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    02-03-2021, 08:34 PM
    Thanks Jim. All very re-assuring, and I agree re MOT station. Iíve been going to the same place for years, and it only does MOTs, not repairs. They...
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    02-03-2021, 03:48 PM
    I like your idea of covering the valve Peter. If I put mine in the passenger footwell that would protect it from getting accidentally kicked. Hope...
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    02-03-2021, 10:48 AM
    That's great Mike. I'll probably put it inside in the passenger footwell so that I can fit the body without disconnecting it, but it's also out of...
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    01-03-2021, 11:41 PM
    It is indeed David ... thanks! :thumbup:
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    01-03-2021, 11:14 PM
    Thanks Dirk ... much appreciated! :thumbup:
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    01-03-2021, 10:34 PM
    Very helpful Lauren ... thanks! :thumbup: Thanks Phill. Yes, I hope so too! It's taking longer than I planned, but apart from the superfast...
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    01-03-2021, 07:54 PM
    Phill, Did you get a chance to see the engine running, or was the video taken by the seller? I was thinking that if you hadn't actually seen it...
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    01-03-2021, 07:38 PM
    I've not touched my Nova since July last year. Just 'stuff' going on, some of which is now dealt with, and other things which are still ongoing. ...
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    27-02-2021, 11:57 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread restoring mk1 in Your Cars
    Had to stand on my head for that one Barry! ;) ..... but I see your windscreenís now fitted and youíre ready ... wishing you all the best for the...
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    27-02-2021, 09:35 PM
    Thatís excellent Steve! Really appreciate that. Obviously happy to buy the one(s) needing the most work. Looking forward to chatting more in a few...
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    27-02-2021, 06:58 PM
    Thanks Alex... if I canít find any Iíll get back to you and see what we can sort out :thumbup: Alistair
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    27-02-2021, 05:41 PM
    Iím ok for a dash Steve, but am looking for a couple of Mk1 dash pods ... donít suppose you (or anyone else reading this) has got any pods theyíd be...
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    26-02-2021, 10:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Outside photos look great Mike! Thanks for sharing :thumbup: Thinking ahead, and whilst very easy to do retrospectively, a removable panel in the...
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    26-02-2021, 11:25 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Youíre making great progress Mike. For various reasons Iíve not made any progress for a while, but your ĎChristmasí comment reminded me how good it...
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    26-02-2021, 12:56 AM
    Warm welcome back Keith!! Glad to hear youíve still got your Nova and looking forward to hearing how you get on with the engine, especially as the...
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    24-02-2021, 10:37 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread restoring mk1 in Your Cars
    Barry, Your car looks really well finished .... have you set up a thread in the 'Your Cars' section? Would be great to see more photos of the rest...
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    23-02-2021, 03:06 PM
    Iím afraid I have to agree....
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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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