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    But only if using a donor car and have a V5c If...

    But only if using a donor car and have a V5c If it is a scratch build with a home built engine then it would be totally Q plated as being a car assembled from parts of unknown age or origin. ...
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    Going by the body mods on both cars it looks like...

    Going by the body mods on both cars it looks like a case of horse before cart, instead of getting a running sound chassis and engine and then the body, screw up the body, loose heart and dump. ...
  3. Thread: Nova windscreen

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    Kill any de lamination with nano glass repair...

    Kill any de lamination with nano glass repair liquid as soon as you see any. it creeps in by capillary action, super glue works too but not as well as nano glass repair as it is thinner.
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    Donations

    Been and done it. again. Keep it up Dan. Also anyone wanting a web site hosting give Dan a shout, very good and a good price too. .
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    Or sit further forward, As I said, the pedals...

    Or sit further forward, As I said, the pedals define everything else. seat position, steering wheel, gear-shift. even mirrors. all linked to pedal position.

    Reversed 'swing' pedals would work...
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    But it is all there looks like good glass, a...

    But it is all there looks like good glass, a MkII (not sure what the 346 refers to) with what looks like TR7 head lights, even gas the door cards, (I want). originally red with later 'Pnto' bonnet...
  7. Thread: Nova windscreen

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    I read on here that the border is not a problem...

    I read on here that the border is not a problem as it can be added by buyer or to an old one, I am intending to add one when I re-bond mine.

    I believe one uses a thinned down bonding agent or...
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    As can be seen there is very little room left of...

    As can be seen there is very little room left of the steering shaft for foot movement with the standard or even modified pedals. Have you considered pendulum pedals wit rear facing master cylinders?...
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    Too small. needs to be at least 6 x 15 to be any...

    Too small. needs to be at least 6 x 15 to be any use,
  10. 4987 Looking back I noticed there is quite a...

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    Looking back I noticed there is quite a difference in the two gears on the flywheels.
  11. Not 100% sure but aren't the teeth on a VW...

    Not 100% sure but aren't the teeth on a VW flywheel chamfered? Those look very sharp to me. and not the best fit.
  12. I used a BMC Miini one with remote gearbox, very...

    I used a BMC Miini one with remote gearbox, very adaptable, the pentagram is made up, very easy to do.
  13. Look at Land Rover MkII. 4986

    Look at Land Rover MkII.
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    Forget the timing, spark etc. Most common and...

    Forget the timing, spark etc.

    Most common and overlooked problem is valve clearance or valve seating. I have a Mercedes Cosworth that hated to start and nothing under 3000rpm and no tick-over,...
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    I don't see any 'E' markings so I guess it isn't...

    I don't see any 'E' markings so I guess it isn't type approved. wouldn't pass the test would it?.

    I have a feeling this will end up in the very laege ' fizzled out' folder of dead projects.
  16. All that to fit a Subaru gearbox on a VW engine,...

    All that to fit a Subaru gearbox on a VW engine, wow. Got there in the end though.

    Pity there are very few Skoda Rapide 3000 5 speed gear boxes about, bolt straight on.
  17. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Managed to get the pedal box back in and bolted...

    Managed to get the pedal box back in and bolted down but fitting the pipes will have to wait for another day, my back and knees can only take so much.
  18. Thread: Turbo ?

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    A LOT of turbo air cooled in USA and some drag...

    A LOT of turbo air cooled in USA and some drag VWs in Europe / UK but it is not just a matter of bolting one on a stock engine, you are asking for a rod through the case, An engine capable of running...
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    I go for the blue one, more aggressive. The grey...

    I go for the blue one, more aggressive. The grey one is same as the Ford version of the SS apart from the SS slopes from front to halfway.

    Maybe somewhere in-between :facepalm:?
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    The Spanish Eagle SS owners are doing well.Jose...

    The Spanish Eagle SS owners are doing well.Jose Miguel de Linares and I are swapping info and I have promised the to do the 2 1/2 hour run up to see him and his red SS in Nerja soon.

    Jose sent me...
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    Thanks Mike, I put that on the list. Trying not...

    Thanks Mike, I put that on the list. Trying not to use a clear coat over base as the sun just rips clear off the car, My wife's Corsa B is looking very bad because of that and will need a respray...
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    getting absolutely nothing done at the moment,...

    getting absolutely nothing done at the moment, spent all afternoon in the shed fixing my angle grinder, new carbon brushed etc, made a woodruff key and repaired the switch rod and bingo, doesn't...
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    About the last thing on a very long list I should...

    About the last thing on a very long list I should think.

    looks look like a mish-mash and possibly LHD. Normal floor drop is 3" to 4" and I prefer sloping rather than the 'skip' design so the seat...
  24. Thread: Fresh Air Vents

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    I did think of using my oil cooler as a heater...

    I did think of using my oil cooler as a heater source as needed but decided against it due to the fact the engine has a high pressure pump.
  25. Thread: Nova droop snoot

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    I have 5 holes in the boot, 4 for the bolts,...

    I have 5 holes in the boot, 4 for the bolts, covered by blanking grommets and one above so I can attach a rope to the top beam and haul the lot up into place.
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