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    11-08-2017, 09:07 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Body shell in Ebay Finds
    Agree with Alex here, I think deep pocket syndrome is setting in again. Side panels present, bumper parts there, rear louvre panel is hard to find...
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    11-08-2017, 05:15 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    I do like those - Cavalier units? Looks very neat with the reflector strip under the number plate.
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    11-08-2017, 05:12 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    https://www.vwheritage.com/ac911002-starter-motor-hi-torque-chrome-t1-68-t2-75 On sale at VW Heritage currently - only £25 more than standard and...
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    09-08-2017, 12:19 PM
    Good spot ! That was actually Supercar Sunday in May when we were in the public parking but went out via the track exit. Actually got an audible...
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    07-08-2017, 10:27 PM
    I have always had good results with Gunk. Does work better when warm though. Degreasing beetle engines I run them and then when warm brush on gunk...
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    07-08-2017, 10:23 PM
    So, after a frustrating month of engine woes with the buggy it is back up and running. Debris in the carb caused an overflowing float chamber and...
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    07-08-2017, 09:45 PM
    Another weekend another classic motor circuit! This weekend was Goodwood Classic Car Sunday and the Nova was parked up in the paddocks. Martha...
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    04-08-2017, 03:32 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Here you go then - back on topic. Spotted on the way out - 10mins 17seconds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JawshJ2WsaE&feature=youtu.be
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    03-08-2017, 07:33 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    You certainly don't need to go too extreme to get good performance in a Nova. The weight is always an advantage compared to production cars. I...
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    30-07-2017, 05:13 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Indeed! My speedo needle hit 75mph which is actually around 80mph. We played cool waving at the crowd and raising roofs until the boy racers had all...
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