Search:

Type: Posts; User: Dirk

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    405

    It looks a lot neater than exhaust wrap but how...

    It looks a lot neater than exhaust wrap but how does it compare in terms of how hot it gets?

    Dirk
  2. Thread: Nova windscreen

    by Dirk
    Replies
    12
    Views
    320

    Sort of yes you can put an internal border on...

    Sort of yes you can put an internal border on that way and looks fine but I think the proper border is on the outside. Doing it internally you still see any delamination.

    Dirk
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    298

    Nice one, it is so satisfying when you make a...

    Nice one, it is so satisfying when you make a break through.

    Dirk
  4. That's disappointing I'm not sure there should be...

    That's disappointing I'm not sure there should be a bedding in period where the starter is trying to shape the flywheel profile, have you got a flywheel that matches the starter to compare the...
  5. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,696

    It doesn't need to pass any tests its registered...

    It doesn't need to pass any tests its registered and MOT exempt so no need to worry.

    Dirk
  6. Great news some welcome progress after all your...

    Great news some welcome progress after all your frustrations. I'm not sure on the oillite bush though grinding oillite is usually a no no as it blocks the pores that said if its on the outside...
  7. Replies
    11
    Views
    560

    Some great work going on, do you have any photos...

    Some great work going on, do you have any photos of the front flipped up on its hinges?

    Dirk
  8. Thread: Avante

    by Dirk
    Replies
    9
    Views
    342

    Looks like a nice project. here it is when it was...

    Looks like a nice project. here it is when it was on the road and still had its light flaps

    http://retro-motoring.com/events/BVF-2003/picviewer.php?file=DCP_2706

    It then appeared on Twitter...
  9. Thread: Avante in Germany

    by Dirk
    Replies
    4
    Views
    188

    Its still correctly registered with DVLA as a...

    Its still correctly registered with DVLA as a Volkswagen Avante. It looks like a nice car, apart from the bonnet scope, and why are the head light flaps down without the lights on? I think there...
  10. Replies
    113
    Views
    25,659

    Nice detailed update, I bet you are glad you have...

    Nice detailed update, I bet you are glad you have finally got them fitted it looks great. Lets hope you find an improvement. What is your steering rack from is that Ford?

    Dirk
  11. Replies
    673
    Views
    161,861

    I think all the cars I've seen here in the UK...

    I think all the cars I've seen here in the UK including mine that have them fitted only use the one.

    Dirk
  12. Nice one well done on the award Dirk

    Nice one well done on the award

    Dirk
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,696

    Nice to see you cracking on. The floor drop does...

    Nice to see you cracking on. The floor drop does look a little strange perhaps the original owner had huge feet:scared: but why is the step so far into the car as well? it does need redoing.

    Dirk
  14. Thread: Nova droop snoot

    by Dirk
    Replies
    58
    Views
    12,769

    nice work and makes a huge difference. Dirk

    nice work and makes a huge difference.

    Dirk
  15. Replies
    1,006
    Views
    343,344

    nice one, did it have an affect on you front end...

    nice one, did it have an affect on you front end at all pushing it down?

    Dirk
  16. Replies
    7
    Views
    405

    That is very interesting and not a process I was...

    That is very interesting and not a process I was aware of, when I bought my IRS hubs and arms there was a tiny amount of play when I installed the new bearings, I went down the neanderthal approach...
  17. Replies
    920
    Views
    312,219

    Some good work going on. I love the term flopper...

    Some good work going on. I love the term flopper stopper :-) I'm sure you have thought about it wax oil and plastic bungs in the ends like these.
    ...
  18. I'm no expert on tyres but isn't the difference...

    I'm no expert on tyres but isn't the difference speed rating and a stronger wall it may also be a bit heaver due to the stronger wall? if that's the case then I would say no you will be fine.

    Dirk
  19. Replies
    673
    Views
    161,861

    I had the same problem and agree with David fit a...

    I had the same problem and agree with David fit a restrictor valve with a variable control and play around until it restricts the force of the oil being pushed back by the weight of the roof.

    Dirk
  20. Replies
    920
    Views
    312,219

    A fan heater probably would not achieve the...

    A fan heater probably would not achieve the temperature required but heat and pressure will reshape fiberglass. I posted photos in my build of the windscreen pillar with about a 8mm dip in it, I...
  21. Replies
    920
    Views
    312,219

    A great milestone getting the body on and as...

    A great milestone getting the body on and as others have said the paint job still looks great. One other achievement you accomplished this weekend you had as many Novas at your house as the biggest...
  22. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,427

    whereabouts is the public display area this year....

    whereabouts is the public display area this year. the site plan is a bit pants on the Stones website.

    Dirk
  23. Thread: 009

    by Dirk
    Replies
    438
    Views
    124,195

    I can not fault your logic it all makes perfect...

    I can not fault your logic it all makes perfect sense, I like the idea with the ajar warning, I've just got a new company car and that will not even pull off if the drives door is not shut properly. ...
  24. Thread: 009

    by Dirk
    Replies
    438
    Views
    124,195

    Mmmm not sure I see the point, if your car is a...

    Mmmm not sure I see the point, if your car is a play thing like mine and most others, having driven it once in the dark you will avoid it as much as possible its not the nicest experience. Whilst I...
  25. Replies
    25
    Views
    3,497

    Wow I love that detailed info, you should have...

    Wow I love that detailed info, you should have your own thread that no one can comment on just listing sold cars, condition and photos it would be a great reference.

    Dirk
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4