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    Today, 12:15 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That's a real bummer, as is usual with the Nova one step forward and two steps backwards! Hopefully you can find a suitable engine / gearbox...
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    Yesterday, 08:25 PM
    Temperature gauge and sender mismatch solved, I managed to find an adapter (1/8 NPT female x M14 X 1.5 male) that allows me to screw the Daihatsu...
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    25-07-2017, 09:45 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Tobias's Nova in Your Cars
    Despite how all of our cars look (sporty and sleek), it is often far from that in reality. Most of us water cooled guys certainly have enough speed...
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    23-07-2017, 01:33 AM
    Scorpion replied to a thread Castle Coombe 22 July 2017 in Events
    Castle Combe had a good turn out of members cars - 7 in total but a shame about the weather. Nice pictures and videos posted so far and looking...
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    22-07-2017, 08:39 PM
    a few more photos for those that couldn't attend https://www.flickr.com/photos/139371803@N05/shares/u16157
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    22-07-2017, 08:24 PM
    err....no! I have video proof that you don't like to go faster than a snails pace......Top gear had Captain Slow, we have Inspector slow ;) ...
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    22-07-2017, 08:19 PM
    https://youtu.be/K1m23693brg
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    22-07-2017, 06:00 PM
    uneventful drive home thankfully, the rainx antifog wipes helped plus having the heater blower rigged up even if not plumbed in. Will sort photos...
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    21-07-2017, 09:18 PM
    And just when I thought nothing else could go wrong my left indocator was blinking ten to the dozen... Another thing to be investigated when it's...
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    21-07-2017, 09:15 PM
    How on earth did you stumble across that fb post ? and if you look at my screen you can see what I was trying to see through. I ended up driving...
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    21-07-2017, 07:39 PM
    What a nightmare journey! I left Essex with the sunshine out in full force. I was pleased I finally had a petrol gauge I could rely on and a...
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    21-07-2017, 12:55 PM
    I will be in Corsham about 7pm. I may be meeting up with Dirk for dinner depending on when he gets there. Want to meet for Drinks?
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    21-07-2017, 12:50 PM
    Well she is all washed and polished and as good as she will get for the show, you can almost guarantee it will rain on the journey there and mess up...
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    20-07-2017, 08:16 PM
    Well not much to show for the last two days work. I got hold of a water temperature sender from the original car that matches the gauges. Placed it...
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    20-07-2017, 08:13 PM
    Thanks for the offer Peter, Ideally I'm after a new one with no wear and no drag on the cable. Do you know what it is I should be looking for online...
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    20-07-2017, 06:57 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova on Ebay in For Sale
    The car is relatively complete, the body hasn't been butchered about, I would certainly say its a great starting point for anyone looking to build a...
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    19-07-2017, 08:17 PM
    Well it's a shame he isn't willing to join the forum so we could discuss things both ways rather than a rant and rave on the eBay listing.
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    19-07-2017, 07:43 PM
    That isn't what I'm saying at all. I'm saying there are better ways to go about it. We don't have to sink to their level. Yes he abused a forum...
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    19-07-2017, 07:14 PM
    Alex is right here folks, we have to remember the forum is open to be read by anyone on the internet, derogatory comments won't help sales or our...
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    19-07-2017, 04:28 PM
    :zipped:
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    19-07-2017, 04:24 PM
    That is pretty much what I did for the sides. First layer of 3mm plywood, held in place with blind bolts. Then contact adhesive and then lay the...
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    19-07-2017, 05:57 AM
    :lmfao:No. But if he doesn't like this "amateur" forum then maybe he can join one of the others.....as there are so many of them!:nonono:
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  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    18-07-2017, 08:59 PM
    Never seen an eBay description used to slag off anyone before. Original.
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  • islandman's Avatar
    18-07-2017, 08:57 PM
    Having checked AA route planner it looks like a 2 1/2 hour drive for me. So seeing as the convoy won't be much of a convoy with Buffy dropping out...
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    18-07-2017, 08:54 PM
    I did think about that also, but now having my fuel tank reading perfectly I don't want to change it. I have ordered a temperature sender from the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    18-07-2017, 07:38 PM
    On my previous gauge the needle use to bounce, especially at the lower speeds. Then on the new gauge this happened again. So I figured it must be the...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    18-07-2017, 07:35 PM
    Actually I have been quite disheartened at how little I have managed to get done this trip :facepalm:
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    18-07-2017, 05:44 AM
    Two reasons really : - 1) With plywood its far easier to wrap with leather (or faux leather) as you can glue as well as staple it down to ensure...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    17-07-2017, 09:36 PM
    Doable I guess but large spacers will be a must. Personally I prefer the deep dish look which means you can get away with lower profile spacers
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  • islandman's Avatar
    17-07-2017, 09:27 PM
    No way man........ I've come 6000 miles and you bottle it over 150 miles......:cry: Seriously, have faith and have the RAC card (which I know you...
    93 replies | 2195 view(s)
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