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    25-01-2020, 11:56 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova sees Daylight in Your Cars
    I agree with you David. In fact I mentioned it to 'Mrs Bluenova' who quickly reminded me that I've already got a Nova undergoing a full body off...
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    25-01-2020, 11:20 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Jon's Nova in Your Cars
    Hi Jon, I bet it feels really great to get everything back in one place again, and you have such a fabulous uncluttered man cave in which to work...
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    22-01-2020, 09:27 PM
    I canít help but notice the huge aerodynamic contradiction of the windscreen with the rear spoiler! :confused1::facepalm::laugh:
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    22-01-2020, 09:08 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Hi 'Nick', I've been collecting details of Novas advertised for sale over the past few years. Every one is different, and of course it's only...
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    21-01-2020, 09:43 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Stop it Phill :facepalm: ... You've already got a road legal one, and an open top project in the making! Surely Alison won't let you get another,...
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    21-01-2020, 09:34 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Breakishnick, 5 years in ownership is actually quite 'young' on here. I've had mine since 1986/7, but I took her off the road in 1991. ...
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    21-01-2020, 08:53 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Yes, it looks very much like a Mk1 which has had a Mk2 rear bumper fitted .... canít think why because imho the Mk1 looks far better. So what are...
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    21-01-2020, 08:32 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    The wrap around bumper (which has the lights fixed to it) can be removed. The whole bumper and lights are Mk2 equipment. Once removed you'll have a...
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    21-01-2020, 07:10 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Open air ducts below the nosecone as well? ... that's 3 features of a Mk1 that you've got, and just 1 feature of the Mk2. My money's on her being a...
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    21-01-2020, 07:05 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    Steve, even within Scotland that's proper north! ;) I agree re Mk1 ... the Mk1 nostrils bonnet (How I would love one of these! ... eventually...
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    20-01-2020, 11:16 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    :rofl::yeah::thumbup:
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    20-01-2020, 09:56 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Hello from Scotland in Welcome
    No sooner said than done Mark!! ;) ... and you just beat me to it Phill !! A very warm welcome to the Forum, Breakishnick! :welcome: There...
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    18-01-2020, 10:14 PM
    I agree about drilling an access hole because it's an area of the chassis you can't see. You could tap the hole to enable a bolt to be inserted to...
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    18-01-2020, 09:21 PM
    Great photos Lauren. I like your choice of B&W rather than colour ... with the ages of the cars, it really works! :thumbup: That wee Honda (in...
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    15-01-2020, 08:17 PM
    I saw a post on Facebook earlier today. Someone from Bristol is looking for a road going Nova, but prepared to do some work on it. I messaged him...
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    14-01-2020, 07:17 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Nice find Peter ... well done! It would be interesting to find out some more about it, such as the situation re a V5, and the condition of the...
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    13-01-2020, 11:19 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova wanted in Wanted
    Welcome to the Forum Tony. Steve's right ... hens teeth and all that! However the basket cases do pop up every few months. The only road going...
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    13-01-2020, 11:11 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    .... 'proved to be very reliable taking me all round Europe' .... I can only echo Phill, ... huge respect! :thumbup: Are you sure your Nova...
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    12-01-2020, 09:08 PM
    Thatís excellent Phill :thumbup:
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    12-01-2020, 07:13 PM
    Well done Phill. :thumbup: Good to see you're still out in her despite the cold. I've been back doing mechanical things but unfortunately not...
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    09-01-2020, 08:21 PM
    Phill, When you initially posted I envisaged a Nova body, no canopy, and a small deflector screen at the front. However, I think you and Lauren...
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    08-01-2020, 07:32 AM
    Youíre right Dirk ... unfortunately today Iíve got to replace a wheel bearing in my daughterís DS3 ... however, at least my press is getting used! ;)
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    07-01-2020, 11:01 PM
    Not as good as the video you posted Lauren, but the Green Machine appears briefly in this one too (6:39 to 7:05) ...
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    07-01-2020, 10:38 PM
    Excellent!! She really stands out from the crowd Lauren :thumbup: Alistair
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    07-01-2020, 10:14 PM
    Hi Phill, I see the Beetle's not that far away and from the photos the chassis looks reasonable ... tempting! Any flaws in your plan? ... ...
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    06-01-2020, 08:42 PM
    Hi all, I'm reading about Simon Skelding's mid engined Avante in the Feb 2020 issue of Complete Kit Car and whilst the body was still off the...
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    06-01-2020, 02:59 PM
    Nice profit Peter! I prefer the older ones too. As you might expect a 21 year old girl prefers to go for more 'bling' to show off, so hers is...
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    06-01-2020, 02:51 PM
    Just got the Feb issue of Complete Kit Car and it's a good issue for all things Nova/Avante! They've printed my reply to my Nova's previous...
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    06-01-2020, 10:49 AM
    Hi David and Lauren, As the only other users of the vgy.me photo hosting site that Iím aware of .... are you having any problems accessing the...
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    05-01-2020, 10:57 PM
    Very frustrating David, but if it helps .... My daughter dragged me do a car dealer this morning and agreed to buy a white BMW 3 series. I don't...
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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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