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    Err.......no it won't. Have a quick look at the...

    Err.......no it won't. Have a quick look at the photo Peter, we are not talking de-lamination here, we are talking baseball bat smashing the screen and cracks in all directions
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    Are they still doing the black obscuration band...

    Are they still doing the black obscuration band around the edges to hide the sealant bonding area?
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    Here you go ...

    Here you go
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    Yes its a full combination set-up. I bought one...

    Yes its a full combination set-up. I bought one some time back to test, but decided not to use it as I didn't like the way it looked not illuminated
  5. Those "6mm alignment dowels" looks suspiciously...

    Those "6mm alignment dowels" looks suspiciously like 6mm drill bits...LOL. At least you will have another used for them once done with this :thumbup:
  6. Thread: Avante

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    Keith use to have a golf GTI in one of his Nova's...

    Keith use to have a golf GTI in one of his Nova's back in the day
  7. Its gonna be great to be able to turn it on the...

    Its gonna be great to be able to turn it on the key and hear it burst into life! quickly followed by you and a bare chassis with a seat and steering wheel zipping down the road :w00t:
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    Oh yeah, if anyone is interested I will have a...

    Oh yeah, if anyone is interested I will have a new unused blue deck lid with integrated rain channel and vents for sale when I come to the UK next :facepalm:. All that is left is to make the swan...
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    Thanks everyone for the feedback, its much...

    Thanks everyone for the feedback, its much appreciated. It helped me confirm my own thoughts and sense of it, I think Mike captured the essence of my concern eloquently. It does mean I now need to...
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    Nice work Alistair, photo duly saved for...

    Nice work Alistair, photo duly saved for reference when I get to that on the scooby Nova. I will however likely go for a spreader plate just as a belt and braces approach as I see limited downside...
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    Well I made another mold with a narrower centre...

    Well I made another mold with a narrower centre hump section than the last one. However, when I popped it from the mold the gel coat seems not to have fully cured in patches, it’s a bit weird and you...
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    I love the central steered rack, similar to the...

    I love the central steered rack, similar to the VW Polo Steve did. I'm trying to work out what the 2 offset nuts where for, how to they come into play and why was adjustment needed?
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    Mostin, I hope you don't have sellers regret...

    Mostin, I hope you don't have sellers regret after a while, as you know its impossible to buy finished cars these day
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    If all other factors remain equal no need for 2...

    If all other factors remain equal no need for 2 valves for uneven "Closing" :



    same bore pipes both sides
    same bore rams
    Rams that are not bent or leaking (important point as that can lead...
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    That bundle of 2 would make a great project. The...

    That bundle of 2 would make a great project. The gold body looks in good order
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    You doubted me...of course I was right.....LOL...

    You doubted me...of course I was right.....LOL :facepalm:. I also think you definitely DO NOT want one per cylinder. You need to go through one so its balanced and doesn't go up unevenly as that...
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    Yup that is what I would do to finish it...

    Yup that is what I would do to finish it off.......because at the moment it looks like mice have nibbled holes in various places in the fiberglass. Even if covering it might be good to neaten the...
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    Were all those holes under the bonnet to be able...

    Were all those holes under the bonnet to be able to put the bolts through into the beam?


    Great job on the flopper stopper, it will certainly keep everything in place
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    You need to slow down the flow going back into...

    You need to slow down the flow going back into the pump when the rams and canopy are going down, so that would logically be the pipes at the bottom of the rams, which returns fluid to the pump when...
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    good use of the welder toy, looking very sturdy

    good use of the welder toy, looking very sturdy
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    That was Warwick Jackson Smiths car, I knew it...

    That was Warwick Jackson Smiths car, I knew it well in the 90's, it was a lovely car back in the day
  22. Thread: Blower motor

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    Nice find, but then tempting to redo and rethink...

    Nice find, but then tempting to redo and rethink which is always dangerous.......why do something once, when we can do it 3 times until we are happy....at least that is what seems to happen to me...
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    Simple answer, a hydraulic jack hammer effect...

    Simple answer, a hydraulic jack hammer effect overpowering the motor.

    The pipes are allowing more flow so that on the down stroke the weight of the canopy pushes the fluid overpowering the flow...
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    Alistair I just started up an old laptop to see...

    Alistair I just started up an old laptop to see if its still worked and found my old flopper stopper diagram. It may help visualise

    https://i.vgy.me/G0yhN5.jpg
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    pressure and time will do it, DO NOT cut...

    pressure and time will do it, DO NOT cut anything, it really won't be necessary. pressure and time, heat speeds things up but pressure and time alone will do it. cross your fingers for some hot days
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