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    24-05-2017, 08:44 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread 2017 Pics in General Chat
    Another cracking photo Gmacz. Of course it's always scorching in Dundee! :outahere: Next time you venture across the Tay if you fancy a coffee and...
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    23-05-2017, 10:12 PM
    Had to Google that one .... you and Peter must be even more ancient than me!! :yeah: Alistair
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    22-05-2017, 10:31 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Haha Dirk ... I bet you're still buzzing! I really appreciate your input re the frame head (and sorry for high-jacking your thread!) which all helps...
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    22-05-2017, 09:36 PM
    Not sure if you've done this already Jim, but what about fixing reflective material to the underside of the section of the body that's getting hot...
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    22-05-2017, 04:56 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    My thoughts exactly Gmacz. However, I'll not take a final decision till I've got the bottom plate off and had a better look inside. The top of the...
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    22-05-2017, 12:53 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Absolutely Colin! ... I spent last night examining my rusty frame head and am reluctant to go for a full replacement so will probably go for minor...
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    21-05-2017, 10:24 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    They posted just fine Dirk ... what a great day you've had! :drive: Alistair
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    20-05-2017, 07:15 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    I agree with Dan. Much neater than stamping. I'll get mine engraved .... Once I'm absolutely sure that I'll be using the same chassis and engine....
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    19-05-2017, 11:49 AM
    Congrats on being legal and hope you get the wee annoying problem fixed very soon so that you can enjoy the summer! :drive: Alistair
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    16-05-2017, 09:37 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Marks Silver machine in Your Cars
    .... and there I was thinking you liked ice cream with a flake stuck in it!! Seriously, having just done some more work tonight to remove the...
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    16-05-2017, 09:32 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova VIN plates in General Chat
    I really like that idea David. :thumbup: Dan, just to let you know, my plates arrived safely today .... they look great, many thanks!! ...
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    16-05-2017, 05:26 PM
    Haha! Me too!! .... and unaware of everything I have in my Nova memorabilia, the family got me another copy last Christmas. It's the thought that...
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    14-05-2017, 10:11 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Mot in MOT/SVA/Registration
    Really? I'd be interested to read these articles. Mind you, my Nova won't be ready for an MoT for a while yet and if I stick with my VW chassis...
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    14-05-2017, 10:03 PM
    Hi Alex, it looks like you had a good day in the 'Man Shed'! The rot in the MGF looks worse than my VW chassis!! ;) .... trouble is, it's got me...
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    14-05-2017, 11:45 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    That sounds great Nuno. Looking forward to following your progress once you get back to Portugal. Welcome to the Forum! :)
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    13-05-2017, 08:17 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Welcome to the Forum Nuno. Looks like it's a good basis for a project. Sorry the car's left Scotland and will soon be heading overseas but best of...
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    13-05-2017, 08:06 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Gmacz albanova in Your Cars
    What a cracking photo. When my Nova was last on the road (1991) we used to squash our golden retriever into the small area behind the seats! Well...
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    13-05-2017, 02:42 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Excellent news! Do you know where they are based? Hopefully Scotland ....
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    13-05-2017, 10:05 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    I know, the whole story about this Nova has been odd from the start. Just hope it finds its way successfully to a new owner who wants to restore it...
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    13-05-2017, 09:58 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Buffy, see my comment immediately above yours. If it does get sold today, lets just hope that the buyer doesn't pay over the odds for it, and makes...
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    12-05-2017, 11:45 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread New instant chassis!? in Chassis
    Hahaha ... maybe I'm just a typical Scotsman, but from where I'm sitting they're taking the p*** !!! It's great news for Ed and Pie Valley though!!!...
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    12-05-2017, 09:34 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Update on yellow Nova from Aberdeen. ..... Despite saying twice that he'd send me chassis photos none have arrived. Instead he told me today that...
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    12-05-2017, 09:28 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    Hi Tobias, I recently asked them for a price for a mk1 bonnet. They also provided a cost for delivery to me in Scotland .... it was ridiculous. Did...
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    11-05-2017, 10:50 PM
    Hi kdnova, are you Keith who posted a video when you 1st fired up your engine? Metallic blue Nova? Marital pressures vs Nova rebuild? ...... whether...
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    11-05-2017, 07:42 AM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Just got an email from the guy who's selling the yellow Nova. He states that the V5 is in his name and has his current address on it. I asked for...
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    10-05-2017, 11:15 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread 2017 Pics in General Chat
    Sure is expensive ... you should contact them and ask for commission!! BTW ... do you always have to drive with the sunroof open? I see you're a...
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    10-05-2017, 08:59 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Rkd 133g in General Chat
    Hi Tobias, Welcome to the Forum! :) Have a look at http://www.pievalleybuggies.co.uk/ and then speak to Ed, Mick and Alex who are all on the...
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    10-05-2017, 08:56 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Aberdeen yellow nova. in Ebay Finds
    Just checked on DVLA website for MSO 746W and it gave me the following .... Untaxed - Tax due: 01 October 1986 MOT - No details held by DVLA ...
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    08-05-2017, 05:51 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread 2017 Pics in General Chat
    Och aye, it's always sunny up here Gmacz, isn't it ;) That photo would be excellent for the Forum's 2018 calendar. Your Nova's looking great! :)
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    07-05-2017, 09:26 PM
    I'm aware of this Steve, but for me there are only 2 options ... do it all myself or get a quality company like Flatlands to do it for me. Already...
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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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