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    Yesterday, 11:43 AM
    Thanks Peter. Very helpful as always! I'll pass that information on to the owner. Alistair
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    17-08-2019, 09:45 PM
    Unfinished Ford based SS on Facebook ... owner looking for advice on what it's worth if anyone (eg Peter?) can help? ...
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    17-08-2019, 09:33 PM
    Steve, remember that since I've done the ball joints on my front beam I've now got a 20t press sitting here which would do the trick ... if you could...
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    17-08-2019, 07:56 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dashboard Blues... in Your Cars
    I love it Lauren! Brilliant! :clapping: Looking forward to seeing your car one day! Alistair
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    15-08-2019, 09:12 PM
    She's lookin' great Phill ... have you hit 1000 miles yet? You can't be far off that now. I'm just back from holiday and dealing with a backlog...
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    13-08-2019, 09:43 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Supercar Day at Brooklands in Events
    Love the caption under the photo Lauren! The focus is rightly on your Nova, as it mixes it with the 911s. However, more or less anyone can have a...
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    13-08-2019, 07:34 PM
    Sounds like a lot of work .... but it'll make it look more 'production car' than 'kit car'. I'm really looking forward to hearing (and seeing) all...
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    11-08-2019, 06:25 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread You tube rebuild ? in General Chat
    I think that's lacquer Martin. My Nova received the same treatment. I agree with you on the stance and the the exhaust! Alistair
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    10-08-2019, 10:24 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread You tube rebuild ? in General Chat
    The guys at Carazee Artwork in Malaysia have done a power of work since they started 6 months ago. Can't say I like their choice/mix of colours, but...
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    06-08-2019, 10:02 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hi from South Germany in Welcome
    Mario, I agree with Phill and Dirk ... Why not speak to kdnova in England who I think still has a road going, (albeit right hand drive) for...
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    05-08-2019, 12:17 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hi from South Germany in Welcome
    Seems to be the secret of Nova ownership ... an understanding wife! ;) Best of luck Mario ... looking forward to seeing and hearing more ...
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    02-08-2019, 02:34 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hi from South Germany in Welcome
    Hi Mario, Welcome to the forum! I've seen old pictures of the white Nova online before .... but I much prefer the red one! I hope you can close a...
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    31-07-2019, 09:07 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Need another Job in General Chat
    So sorry to hear that Bushboy. Hopefully "every cloud, ... etc" and something better will come along. I don't know what your line of work is, but...
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    30-07-2019, 07:30 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Road Going Nova in For Sale
    Excellent that they want it advertised on the forum 1st ... A road going Nova for sale!! ... now how rare is that?!? Hope it goes to a good home...
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    29-07-2019, 11:31 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    From photos 2 & 4 I'd say that's a Charger VW kit, Dirk. Not the prettiest of kits imho
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    29-07-2019, 04:56 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Other Jobs in General Chat
    That's a serious bit of kit, Dirk! Excellent work! ... and painted too! :thumbup: I think you should change your handle on the forum to 'Tim the...
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    28-07-2019, 01:14 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Wheels in Ebay Finds
    Nice! I'm sure they'll polish up beautifully. Would be interesting to find out what happened to the Nova that they came from. I wonder if it's...
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    27-07-2019, 10:58 PM
    Phill, I'm reading a VW suspension tuning book by James Hale and it states that rotating the outer spline on the rear torsion arms will drop the...
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    24-07-2019, 08:42 PM
    What a pain! Your reasoning sounds logical .... I take it you'll be removing the dust covers and heading out tomorrow to drive at similar high revs...
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    24-07-2019, 04:41 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    Ended at £1021 with 52 bids ....
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    24-07-2019, 02:15 AM
    Brett, that's really, really, helpful ... Thanks! I've had a look online with the numbers you suggested and found several UK suppliers with prices...
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    23-07-2019, 08:24 PM
    Phill, The oil level in my box was already low so I took Dirk's advice and ordered new bearings last night. Brett mentioned sealed ones this...
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    23-07-2019, 02:36 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    I see what you mean Peter. Seems to have been a bit of a 2 horse race since it was around £240. We'll see, the other bidder has feedback over 800....
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    23-07-2019, 07:37 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    Currently sitting at £400 with 42 bids and a day left ...
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    23-07-2019, 04:42 AM
    Cheers Brett. I didn't know you could get sealed bearings for the swing axle. I'll look into that.
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    22-07-2019, 10:51 PM
    Hi Phill, I'm not so sure. At the gearbox end the axle isn't held tightly by a seal within the axle tube, which is essentially 'open' to the...
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    22-07-2019, 09:53 PM
    Hi Dirk, I hadn't intended to because they feel smooth .... but you've got a good point. For the relatively small cost it would be sensible to...
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    22-07-2019, 06:29 PM
    Thanks Phill. With the limited amount of time I can spend on the Nova things seem to take forever. However, I remember you advising me to break it...
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    21-07-2019, 08:43 PM
    Hi all, Spent some more time on the transaxle this weekend. Earlier in my thread I explained how oily/dirty the underside of the transaxle was,...
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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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