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  1. Thread: 009

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    You can buy LEDs that will run straight from 12v...

    You can buy LEDs that will run straight from 12v they have an in-built resistor,
    https://www.railwayscenics.com/3mm-warm-white-12v-water-clear-led-with-integrated-resistor-p-2182.html
    the biggest...
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    Nice one well done looking forward to seeing what...

    Nice one well done looking forward to seeing what you have got planned. post some pics of the canopy in the for sale section and see what offers you get is it a MK1 or 2? what is the delamination...
  3. Thread: Door Mirror

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    At £30.00 might be worth a shot just to see what...

    At £30.00 might be worth a shot just to see what they look like
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  4. Thread: Nova wanted

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    If it is this car then I think there must be a...

    If it is this car then I think there must be a bigger problem, Its a couple of hours tops just to put the engine and exhaust in, the seller has lots of cars and from what you can see in the photos a...
  5. Thread: Door Mirror

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    You have seen mine MX5 got them on the Avante and...

    You have seen mine MX5 got them on the Avante and had them on my last Nova. I think they are slightly higher than fitting mirror's on the window which give a better view over the wide rear wheel...
  6. Thread: Life with a Nova

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    You say it needs a bit of work, what needs doing?...

    You say it needs a bit of work, what needs doing? When I bought my Avante the chassis and suspension had all been refurbished it just needed the body putting on and an engine. Once I tried to put the...
  7. Thread: 009

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    It is not actually something I have done on my...

    It is not actually something I have done on my car and you may never need it. On my first Nova when I went for a laser wheel alignment I could not get the car on the 4 poster because of the drop and...
  8. I used all the old housing its was easy to do...

    I used all the old housing its was easy to do just cut out all the internals and wire up just one end with live and neutral some tubes come with a replacements for the starter they call it a fuse but...
  9. Thread: 009

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    [QUOTE=Brett;138480]I hate to do things over,...

    [QUOTE=Brett;138480]I hate to do things over, especially if its not my fault.

    I replaced the floor pans many years ago and because of the inferior materials used(not by me) I now have to replace a...
  10. Nice one the pit is a bonus and the windows for...

    Nice one the pit is a bonus and the windows for light during the day., I've just replaced the old florescent tubes in one of my workshops for daylight LED tubes and that is an amazing difference...
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    Keep it up, I have a pair of neoprene gloves I...

    Keep it up, I have a pair of neoprene gloves I wear this time of year they are only thin so quite tactile and they really make a difference.

    Dirk
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    The full code is written over 2 lines in my case...

    The full code is written over 2 lines in my case it is line 30 and 38 but this can change between clusters it is these 2 lines that need to be changed to

    00 00 00 01 FF FE 00 01 FF FE 00 01 FF FE...
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    Not an issue I have got 2 clusters. So I know...

    Not an issue I have got 2 clusters.

    So I know where I went wrong, in the software I loaded the chip as an 8bit eeprom and it is actually a 16bit. So I powered up the other cluster
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    It would do the job and lots more, you can buy...

    It would do the job and lots more, you can buy programmers a lot cheaper that will do the job. $100 to get some one to do it right without messing, or a bit more and get the tools to do it and it not...
  15. Thread: 009

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    Looking good, what are you doing to vent the air...

    Looking good, what are you doing to vent the air that comes through the radiator? I take it that the hoses we can see are the air con? I never managed to get mine to work on my first Nova. So I look...
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    It would need to have the code written to it...

    It would need to have the code written to it first, Just putting an empty eeprom in would not work. Curiosity is getting the better of me on this topic I am going to power up the instrument cluster...
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    Have you seen this/ lots of info that might help...

    Have you seen this/ lots of info that might help

    https://www.rs25.com/threads/diy-reprogram-the-odometer-on-your-swapped-dash.105267/

    Dirk
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    Lots of great work going on and nice updates keep...

    Lots of great work going on and nice updates keep them coming :clapping: but why do you call it a Sterling its a Nova.

    Dirk
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    I had a brief look today and like Bret the only...

    I had a brief look today and like Bret the only OBD2 programmers are for newer cars, Earlier cars have their mileage stored on this 93C56EN eeprom on the main interment cluster PCB.
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    I didn't know that I thought it was just the...

    I didn't know that I thought it was just the service time / miles that you could change via OBD. Even with the Subaru Select software there isn't any way of seeing or changing the actual mileage that...
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    Nice one well done. Dirk

    Nice one well done.

    Dirk
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    Your last to 2 attachments do not show up, it...

    Your last to 2 attachments do not show up, it looks like a complicated job. Your posts are always interesting and outside the box keep the updates coming I am interested in how you progress.

    Dirk
  23. If you are taking the chassis up yourself your...

    If you are taking the chassis up yourself your more than welcome to call in for coffee on your way back, I'm only 20 mins off the A1.

    Dirk
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    What about a storage container the sort of thing...

    What about a storage container the sort of thing that goes on the back of a lorry might be a cheaper short term solution?

    Dirk
  25. Great update the chassis is looking very nice,...

    Great update the chassis is looking very nice, who is doing your engine and have they given you a guesstimate on time?

    Dirk
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