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    Good point Alistair - However I beleive the axle...

    Good point Alistair - However I beleive the axle bearings themselves do not rely on the oil from the transaxle to keep them lubricated (as with most wheel bearings it's the grease packed in the...
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    You're making good progress Alistair. In time you...

    You're making good progress Alistair. In time you will be glad you attended to all the small details and didn't rush it. :thumbup:
  3. Thread: Tail Lights

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    Well I liked them - in particular the first...

    Well I liked them - in particular the first orientation. It works for me and there is some symmetry with the exhaust pipes

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    That's very kind of you Mick. However, I'm pretty...

    That's very kind of you Mick. However, I'm pretty sure the Dynamo is fine. I've driven a number of miles since and there is no sign of the battery going flat.
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    Hi Nic - what does the check valve do?

    Hi Nic - what does the check valve do?
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    I would use a centre punch to mark the dead...

    I would use a centre punch to mark the dead centre of the remaining stud. Then using the left handed drills I descibed earlier, drill anticlockwise using a small drill bit to make a pilot hole...
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    I've had my best result removing broken studs...

    I've had my best result removing broken studs using left handed drill bits (not to be confused with easyout stud extractors). These are actual drill bits that cut in reverse. Start off small then...
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    ADD produced 180 cars. Steve Driver and Don Law...

    ADD produced 180 cars.
    Steve Driver and Don Law about 8 cars (these were unofficial copies of the series 1)
    Vic Elam produced a few series 1 before developing the series 2. I don't really know how...
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    Good work Alex.

    Good work Alex.
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    I don't have an ammeter or volmeter to test the...

    I don't have an ammeter or volmeter to test the system - but I took the car out for a lengthy continous run today covering just over 60 miles but without straying too far from home just in case....
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    Hi Gaisa - yes that is correct. I found out about...

    Hi Gaisa - yes that is correct. I found out about it from Alex when I first wired the car and couldn't get the generator to work.

    Peter - you're absolutely right - I really should fit an...
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    Definately not the belt slipping Alistair as the...

    Definately not the belt slipping Alistair as the light was on the whole time I drove back. Starting and stopping the engine made no difference. It wasn't until I re-polarised it that it started...
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    Generator warning light

    I took my Nova out for a lengthy run on the Motorway this evening and had been sat at about 70 for some time when the generator warning light suddenly came on.

    Thinking that the fan belt may have...
  14. Thread: More log on time

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    I use google chrome and whereas I used to stay...

    I use google chrome and whereas I used to stay logged in all the time it now chucks me out after a certain time?
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    I simply used lift out stainless steel door...

    I simply used lift out stainless steel door hinges from screwfix for mine:sorry:

    https://www.screwfix.com/p/eclipse-satin-stainless-steel-lift-off-hinge-102-x-89mm-2-pack/51305

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  16. Thread: ebay nova

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    I wonder what horrors are lurking under that...

    I wonder what horrors are lurking under that tarpaulin?...
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    Fabulous photos Lauren:thumbup: It's great to...

    Fabulous photos Lauren:thumbup:
    It's great to see pictures of member cars, I never tire of looking at them. I wish more would post up pictures more often
  18. Thread: My new(ish) NOVA

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    Yup - bright orange rocks.. 3445

    Yup - bright orange rocks..

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    That's strange - I've never been aware of a time...

    That's strange - I've never been aware of a time limit when logged in? As far as I know, once I'm logged in I stay logged in. Maybe Dan or Alex can answer this for you?

    Meanwhile, if it is a...
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    You're right Steve - I'm an air cooled fan...

    You're right Steve - I'm an air cooled fan (cough)..

    Seriously though - I do prefer the air cooled engines and the fact there's no extra plumbing required to cool them, that and the fact that VW...
  21. Thread: Engine Missfire

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    Sticky: So yesterday I tightened up the jubilee clips on...

    So yesterday I tightened up the jubilee clips on the inlet manifold couplings and sprayed again with ether and it seemed to have cured the leak. However, because of the heavy rainfall I never took...
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    Ah yes - the Peugeot Proxima..I'd forgotten about...

    Ah yes - the Peugeot Proxima..I'd forgotten about that..:coat:
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    The type 4 1700 engine is supposed to put out 70...

    The type 4 1700 engine is supposed to put out 70 bhp. Is that because of the fuel injection? Would a modified (enlarged) Beetle engine using twin carbs match a type 4 on carbs for power? Parts...
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    914 engine for sale on Ebay

    I quite fancy this - but it's missing some tinware, cooling fan and fuel injection:-
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    Nice Alloys - 1600cc Engine - Intact screen -...

    Nice Alloys - 1600cc Engine - Intact screen - £2500 is an absolute bargain - I might buy it to do it up and sell it on... just don't tell Alison...:scared:
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