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  1. Thread: Sad News

    by Phill
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    I'm so sorry to hear this Jim. I have never met...

    I'm so sorry to hear this Jim. I have never met either of you in person but have followed your work over the years and have been inspired by what you have achieved. I'm sure she must have been very...
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    Don't worry about how long it takes - it's not a...

    Don't worry about how long it takes - it's not a race. I started rebuilding mine back in Oct 2014 and only got it back on the road this time last year - so 4 1/2 years and it's still not finished....
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    Well done Alistair - it's looking amazing....

    Well done Alistair - it's looking amazing. :clapping:
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    Hi James - welcome to the Forum I'm not that...

    Hi James - welcome to the Forum

    I'm not that far from you (Livingston) and you are very welcome to come and see my car sometime. It's roadgoing and I would be pleased to take you out in it and...
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    Installed an essential piece of safety Kit today...

    Installed an essential piece of safety Kit today

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    Only £8.99 from Aldi's - get yours quick before they sell out
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    Yes your explanation makes perfect sense and is...

    Yes your explanation makes perfect sense and is pretty much how I thought it should work. My concern had been that there are two outlets ports on the master cylinder for the front brakes (on for each...
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    Thanks for the advice NovaF4. How do I increase...

    Thanks for the advice NovaF4. How do I increase the bias to the rear on a standard VW dual circuit master cylinder?

    There are seperate feed pipes to each of the front brakes from one circuit -...
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    The chrome dress up kits look great but the...

    The chrome dress up kits look great but the rocker covers aren't as good as the originals so make sure you don't throw them away in case you decide to revert back at a later date. I found mine leaked...
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    They're fine Alistair - and I did wonder myself...

    They're fine Alistair - and I did wonder myself about adding some weight to the front. Nova Cars back in the 80's used to recommend carrying a spare wheel in the front compartment to help the weight...
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    Last time I drove the car was a couple of...

    Last time I drove the car was a couple of weekends ago. This time I took a video from inside the cockpit (last video posted was taken with the camera taped to the outside of the back window -...
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    Nice work Mark - this should make the car much...

    Nice work Mark - this should make the car much more enjoyable to drive
  12. This is one quality build you are undertaking...

    This is one quality build you are undertaking Steve:clapping:
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    I remember when I was a boy my Father had removed...

    I remember when I was a boy my Father had removed one of the wheels from his Beetle and I noticed how deep the dish was on the inside of the wheel so I tried to persuade him to put the wheels on back...
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    Looking good Alistair, and I'm looking forward to...

    Looking good Alistair, and I'm looking forward to seeing the rolling chassis too. Hopefully I can bring my car up in the next few months or so and we can check out the wheels on a road going Nova?
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    This was my original Nova fitted with this type...

    This was my original Nova fitted with this type of exhaust. They sat low and as Chris said were very loud - but at least I could use the heat exchangers

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    Found these...

    Found these https://www.justaircooled.co.uk/low-dual-zoom-cannons-baja-and-buggy-sports-exhaust-system.html - not quite the same as yours but they do allow heat exchangers to be fitted. I'm pretty...
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    It was a couple of years ago I bought my exhaust...

    It was a couple of years ago I bought my exhaust system. I actually wanted something like yours (i.e a trombone exhaust but with a facility to use heat exchangers. I was unable to find anything along...
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    Sterling/ Nova rescued from scrap yard

    Can you beleive someone scrapped this? :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i04rr5smUmw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0MMEm0r5KEg9J8sc0TEFIhMiOkN8_tKf7fT7ackdl7WRbCQ-xNw_ulB9w

    There should be a law...
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    Great price for a great car. Anyone remotely...

    Great price for a great car. Anyone remotely serious about buying a Nova should snap this one up. :thumbup:
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    Found this - a gallant attempt but the windscreen...

    Found this - a gallant attempt but the windscreen is awful and the frontal treatment should have continued along the sides as Lauren indicated earlier

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    Yes I agree that's a very desirable car you have...

    Yes I agree that's a very desirable car you have there Breakishnick (or can we call you Nick?).

    The front bonnet and roof all point towards a Mk1 but could have been an Early Elam era Mk1 as the...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum. Whereabouts are you?...

    Hi and welcome to the forum. Whereabouts are you? Dunfermline by any chance? I would love to come and see your car as there are so few of them left in Scotland now. I particularly like the wheels -...
  23. I set mine up by trial and error due to the fact...

    I set mine up by trial and error due to the fact when I bought the car the spring plates had already been messed around with and the car sat lopsided. I eventually got my car to sit level by...
  24. Thread: Senorraymond

    by Phill
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    Peter ( another member here ) who owns an eagle...

    Peter ( another member here ) who owns an eagle ss has described how it is virtually impossible to register this type of kit car in Spain.
  25. Thread: New member

    by Phill
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    Respect Mike. 42 years ownership must be about a...

    Respect Mike. 42 years ownership must be about a record. You have a huge amount of experience with this car and will be a very welcome member of this forum. You must post some pictures of your car...
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