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    05-08-2020, 12:24 AM
    Mike the shape of the Alfa's is actually quite nice, which Alfa did they come off? You can change the angle by adapting a mount as I did before...
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    05-08-2020, 12:21 AM
    If I went the MX5 route I wouldn't be mounting them to the window section, I would go the same route as others. I'm torn on which option to go...
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    05-08-2020, 12:16 AM
    "The remote working statement was on the assumption I go with a similar custom approach to the mounting point as done previously" e.g. that I go with...
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    04-08-2020, 04:54 AM
    The remote working statement was on the assumption I go with a similar custom approach to the mounting point as done previously. If I do go down that...
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    03-08-2020, 08:39 AM
    Given the poor visibility in the Nova I certainly want very functional mirrors, and electric ones too
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    03-08-2020, 07:37 AM
    Iím planning my next remote Nova job, I want rear view mirrors that I can see over the rear arches of the car, as well as being electric mirrors for...
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    02-08-2020, 01:35 AM
    Well done that man! Certainly had me stumped, and not one I would have found without help. It seems its a fiberglass body also from wikipedia.
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    01-08-2020, 11:07 AM
    I did the same and also couldn't work it out either
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    01-08-2020, 08:38 AM
    Does anyone know what this white car is? Its owned by the same guy in Singapore with the heavily modified Nova, the one who won't respond to my...
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    01-08-2020, 01:24 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Interesting observation, mine has been garage the 30+ years I have owned it. Maybe that has something to do with it
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    31-07-2020, 09:31 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    I didn't get those "Tiny spots" symptoms on mine. I get some filler / grp movement that showed lines of repairs and also some bleed through of base...
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    31-07-2020, 01:21 AM
    So looks like you've gone a couple of shades lighter in colour?
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    29-07-2020, 01:55 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    so can you share the sale price so we can all benchmark our cars values ?
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    28-07-2020, 12:39 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    Yes I remember it, just searched my photo stash but unfortunately can't locate it
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    27-07-2020, 12:52 AM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I'm amazed how neat your work is even before sanding and trimming in the first photo, my work never looks like that until after lots of clean up....
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    26-07-2020, 02:22 AM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Looking good, and so much more logical and structured than the way I did mine. It will blend in nicely, but still don't like the recesses handle...
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    26-07-2020, 02:16 AM
    Coming together nicely, its nice to be able to get a working and running rolling chassis before the body goes on, so much easier then being upside...
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    25-07-2020, 02:49 PM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    I simply cut my old section including the hump out, the used some fiberglass panel to fill the gap, glassed in around the edges and from underneath....
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    24-07-2020, 02:15 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Now runs and drives! in Your Cars
    sorry, I hate the black bonnet! err....and I never said I had EQ Seriously though, the colour scheme vibe you have is 70's, and the black...
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    24-07-2020, 02:14 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    I know the car, and have seen the car. It look even better in person than in the photos. Mark did a really nice job on it.
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    24-07-2020, 12:14 AM
    islandman replied to a thread The rebuild begins in Your Cars
    Always great to see some home made machined parts, inspiring. Keep the updates and pictures coming
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    23-07-2020, 02:56 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Its easier to buy a lawn mower than sell the Nova ;)
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    22-07-2020, 12:18 AM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Its ok to put one there, but only if you would have a relay lock out built it, meaning that if the engine is running the power is disconnected to the...
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    22-07-2020, 12:12 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova for Sale in For Sale
    Damn, I'm really disappointed and sad to hear that Mark, I understand the logic, and Dirk and I know full well you would rather pull a trailer than...
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    22-07-2020, 12:05 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Complete Nova on ebay in Ebay Finds
    Yes I like the wheels too, they looked very familiar then I think I got it, 1970" 911 Fuchs style wheels.
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    21-07-2020, 12:03 PM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Last year I took a similar style one apart trying to see if I could make the signal / indicator segment amber. Turned out not to be so easy as I...
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    21-07-2020, 11:57 AM
    islandman replied to a thread 009 in Your Cars
    Itís an interesting take on the opening mechanism going with the old school route with a door opening latch, I donít think I would have thought of...
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    20-07-2020, 03:00 AM
    That is your garage Alistair?, its huge......looks like loads of space :thumbup:
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    19-07-2020, 11:19 AM
    would Brake pipe flaring tools work on stainless? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgKZ4hy6cho or take a to machine shop and have them do it
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    17-07-2020, 02:31 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Registration needed in Welcome
    I changed one of mine from VW to Nova pretty easily, I was nervous doing it in case of being asked for inspections / IVA etc.. But it was simple and...
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