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    You are right, I had seen some JDM control panels...

    You are right, I had seen some JDM control panels / switches advertised. I was taking it one step at a time, and assumed these were not body computer controlled so figured it would be +/- wire close,...
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    our border to Malaysia is currently closed, and...

    our border to Malaysia is currently closed, and the seller wants to charge as though its coming from the US first class!
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    Thanks, I was actually messaging that same seller...

    Thanks, I was actually messaging that same seller yesterday on another set, but this one is cheaper than the set I found.

    He still wants a fortune for shipping though
  4. Thread: Our Cars

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    Yes it doesn't look right at any angle

    Yes it doesn't look right at any angle
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    Unfortunately not, just push to fold, However it...

    Unfortunately not, just push to fold, However it seems that there are JDM versions that do have auto fold, but they tend to be expensive on the second hand market. I may have a look to see if any...
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    It certainly impacts whether the angle of...

    It certainly impacts whether the angle of adjustment from the electric mirror motor can turn to the right degree or not. On my blue nova its pretty much on the limit of adjustment.

    Its a real...
  7. After trawling through some sites a coupe of...

    After trawling through some sites a coupe of variations on the Defi rear end, both with meshes as you intend to, but different styles


    https://i.vgy.me/MHDbkD.jpg

    https://i.vgy.me/WoFSPe.jpg
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  8. Thread: Our Cars

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    Our Cars

    I was looking for some photos of the French Defi rear end on Steve's car and came across this site. It has photos of many of our cars, including mine and Laurens
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    Well I got the mount for the Mazda RX 8 mount...

    Well I got the mount for the Mazda RX 8 mount done. I’ve only bothered to do a rough finish on it for now until I decide if it’s the route I’m going to take, don’t critique the surface finish just...
  10. Make sure both are fed from the same fuse, so if...

    Make sure both are fed from the same fuse, so if one fails it blows the fuse and both stop, as opposed to one continuing and twisting the canopy
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    :tongue:

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  12. That rear panel does look better than the...

    That rear panel does look better than the standard. Thanks for the photo Mike.

    Steve do you have any shots of the panel on other cars also?
    What car are the rear lights from?
    Did the central...
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    I've been spending time outside in the sunshine...

    I've been spending time outside in the sunshine here for that very reason
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    I've already done the majority of the hacking...

    I've already done the majority of the hacking this evening already. I've embedded some captive fixings and put the first layer of fiberglass filler to hold things in place. I didn't take photos but...
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    The mount is in two parts, one a thick...

    The mount is in two parts, one a thick structurally ridged ABS plastic, which wouldn’t comply with a hot air gun. The other is more a decorative thin plastic, which would if needed.

    Whilst the...
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    As mentioned previously it had been suggested I...

    As mentioned previously it had been suggested I look at the Mazda RX8 mirrors as possible options. Well one finally turned up, sent from the UK, it took so long it must have come by boat!

    Anyway...
  17. How about if their are spaces left a show shot...

    How about if their are spaces left a show shot like this one


    https://i.vgy.me/ZQ4l1u.jpg
  18. did you get the photos I sent?

    did you get the photos I sent?
  19. I can supply two photos, one of each car

    I can supply two photos, one of each car
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    Having being doing and redoing my car over so...

    Having being doing and redoing my car over so many year I had a similar problem not remembering exactly where the parts came from, so much so that I've now started writing stuff down when I purchase...
  21. I’ve owned one of my Nova’s for 30+ years. Back...

    I’ve owned one of my Nova’s for 30+ years. Back when I purchased my first one 3k+ was considered high, 15 years later $3K was still thought of as high…..go figure.

    30+ years later there are fewer...
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    Because it doesn't have the fail safe mode and...

    Because it doesn't have the fail safe mode and expects inputs that our cars don't have without work.

    http://www.super7thheaven.co.uk/corsa-c-electric-power-steering-epas/
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    EPAS Conversions

    I'm planning on going down the Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) route on my scooby Nova. I haven't fully planned out which solution I'm going down, I've purchased a couple of options to...
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    MX5 seats only fit IF you don't have deep floor...

    MX5 seats only fit IF you don't have deep floor pan drops.

    https://i.vgy.me/fg5hMG.jpg


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  25. Yes I had forgotten about that, you need a...

    Yes I had forgotten about that, you need a unidirectional flow control valve. Mick got some with the original pump purchases. Then some folk found other alternatives. I need to see if I can dig out...
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