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    Have a good clean of battery posts and clean or...

    Have a good clean of battery posts and clean or renew terminals. You may have a lazy starter, try another one if you can.
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    If you tightened the head bolts with your fingers...

    If you tightened the head bolts with your fingers and poured some gear oil in the cylinder, you would get compression.
    If the rings you fitted were correct and the middle one was just thin then you...
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    He has little or no comp, quick test for each cyl...

    He has little or no comp, quick test for each cyl and if it increases then he has a source. Not a proper test but will give the desired result. Other way is set up the valves properly, set the valve...
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    Valves open were in the 4 cylinders, just one in...

    Valves open were in the 4 cylinders, just one in each cyl. If i was doing your engine with rings, i would pop the heads on and leave the valve gear off ie pushrods etc, leaving them in their seats....
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    Valve timing is usually the zero on all...

    Valve timing is usually the zero on all cylinders. I take it the comp tool is working properly. Piston comes up and valves are open, no compression.
  6. Thread: Tobias's Nova

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    No idea what you have fitted. Relay is to protect...

    No idea what you have fitted. Relay is to protect switch, you go for wires coming straight from pump, disconnect and then power pump from battery.
  7. Thread: Tobias's Nova

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    Connect a battery straight to the pump, up it...

    Connect a battery straight to the pump, up it goes. I have some wire in the bonnet just for that job. 24volts is what you get crossing jumper cable.
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    I have the same deep dish on mine, helps bring...

    I have the same deep dish on mine, helps bring the wheel closer.
  9. Thread: Nova on Ebay

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    No iva on this one, it is fully registered. Last...

    No iva on this one, it is fully registered. Last tax about 1991. A lot of work but get it at the right price and it is a good start. I would phone the guy and ask what is there and if he had a bin...
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    Reading this thread on the nova for sale and...

    Reading this thread on the nova for sale and seeing what has been written, i would love to become a member. This is what i want to see on the forum, it is unmoderated opinions and for the non member...
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    What you are saying is no more opinions allowed....

    What you are saying is no more opinions allowed. People come here to see what we say about ebay cars. We said this car was overpriced and the car has not sold because it is overpriced. Someone might...
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    I agree with him, you lot are just picking on...

    I agree with him, you lot are just picking on him.
    Just because the pictures are not very good, the description is rubbish and the price is a joke, there is no need to rubbish the sale....
  13. Thread: Tobias's Nova

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    No fogs needed for mot, leave them off and...

    No fogs needed for mot, leave them off and remove/cover switch and carry on. Saves time if you are getting tight
  14. Thread: Tobias's Nova

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    Very nice, someone spent a lot of time building...

    Very nice, someone spent a lot of time building it.
    A few of your cons, i have as well, I just live with them but will get them done one day.
    A sprint for the mot is the best way to go, worry about...
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    They have a few links to click on your picture,...

    They have a few links to click on your picture, one is to link to forums like this.
    I have used this and it works.
    Why would they have a link like that if it was not allowed.
    It is not a hidden...
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    Imgur.com works the same as photobucket.

    Imgur.com works the same as photobucket.
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    Worth every penny, 2750 pennies.:thumbup:...

    Worth every penny, 2750 pennies.:thumbup:
    :violin:
  18. Thread: Nova alert !!

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    Kit car and pocket money price tag was the whole...

    Kit car and pocket money price tag was the whole point of the industry.
    You got an old car and popped a plastic kit on it.
    Car was not worth anything and kit was cheap.
    You got a decent looking...
  19. Thread: Tobias's Nova

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    Best colour as well.:whistling:

    Best colour as well.:whistling:
  20. Thread: Nova alert !!

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    I dont want novas to be worth £6k+, i want people...

    I dont want novas to be worth £6k+, i want people like me to be able to afford one. It just brings the money men in looking for a quick return and no interest in novas. We are already seeing this...
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    Way over priced for what is in the picture. No...

    Way over priced for what is in the picture. No mot history, so been hidden away for years.
    Supertramp's 1974 album Crime of the Century has a song about the seller.
  22. Thread: Tobias's Nova

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    Very nice nova, should be an easy fix and back on...

    Very nice nova, should be an easy fix and back on the road. Seems to have a good history as well.
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    Not anymore :thumbdown:

    Not anymore :thumbdown:
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    Imgur.com is the site and it seems to work, the...

    Imgur.com is the site and it seems to work, the site is easy to use
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    http://i.imgur.com/Qi8j9R2.jpg...

    http://i.imgur.com/Qi8j9R2.jpg
    New hosting site and a part fitted recently.
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