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    Probably best not to bother trying it then..:coat:

    Probably best not to bother trying it then..:coat:
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    Watching this video just brings it home to me how...

    Watching this video just brings it home to me how much freedom we have lost as a result of ever increasing legislation. Long gone are the days when a one man band could design and build a one off...
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    Hybrid(ish) Nova?

    Just an idea I have been mulling over for some time now, and a question for the experts.

    How feasible is it to run the generator on a Beetle engine as an electric motor to assist the engine and...
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    This has been disccused before and no one has...

    This has been disccused before and no one has come forward with a set of files. I'm intrigued at what equipment you have available to do a full body scan on a full size car?
  5. Thread: Rebuild or dump?

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    Providing the engine is otherwise sound with very...

    Providing the engine is otherwise sound with very little end play in the crankshaft, I would probably go for new 1600 tp heads and replace the pistons and barrels. You will also need a twin port...
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    Didn't they have to cut the roof off the 2000GT...

    Didn't they have to cut the roof off the 2000GT to let Sean Connery fit in when they filmed you only live twice....or did I just make that up?
  7. Thread: 2 Nova's

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    I asked the same question and got a reply saying...

    I asked the same question and got a reply saying he was selling it on behalf of his father and giving me a number to ring for more info.
  8. Thread: 2 Nova's

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    Anybody notice the pile of bricks holding up one...

    Anybody notice the pile of bricks holding up one of the cars :scared:
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    Back in the 80's there was a series of articles...

    Back in the 80's there was a series of articles in one of the Kit car magazines called "Pipes dream". Mike Pipe (I think was his name) built a VW based mid engine Kit Car called a Montage using a...
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    It says driven 1,234 km and automatic gearbox,...

    It says driven 1,234 km and automatic gearbox, yet no sign of a floorpan or transaxle. I can't decide if this is a car that has been built and stripped down again or is a kit that was never...
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    cough....vinyl wrap..cough...
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    It's not mine either - I pinched the idea after...

    It's not mine either - I pinched the idea after seeing a video...
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    Today I fitted a 2w conventional bulb red...

    Today I fitted a 2w conventional bulb red generator warning light in place of the LED as suggested by Mick. I'm pleased to say this has cured the flickering so I'm satisfied the generator is now...
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    Wrap around windscreen

    Saw a photo of a Sterling which had black windscreen pillars creating the illusion of a wrap around windscreen. Tried the same on my car using black vinyl to try and disguise the pillar. Still to do...
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    My car has standard Beetle discs and calipers,...

    My car has standard Beetle discs and calipers, and though they were very poor at first, once I had adjusted them properly and driven it a few miles (over 900 to date) they improved dramatically to...
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    Nova project spotted in Tamworth

    I have been emailed details of a car spotted sitting in a Garden in Tamworth

    Apparently this is in a garden in 13 Hedging Ln, Wilnecote, Tamworth B77 5EX

    He says the screen is intact but I'm...
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    Thanks Mick - Yes my warning light is an LED - I...

    Thanks Mick - Yes my warning light is an LED - I have just ordered a 2W conventional warning light instead to replace it. Hopefully this will resolve it
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    Try adjusting the stop plate on the pedal...

    Try adjusting the stop plate on the pedal assembly (assuming you have standard-albeit cut down- VW pedals). My car was bad at first but I found adjusting the stop plate made a huge difference
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    Latest update on this Saga - yesterday evening I...

    Latest update on this Saga - yesterday evening I drove the car for a few miles without breaking down and ran the engine at fast idle for a good 15 minutes or so once I had returned to check the car...
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    Calm down.. Calm down...I'm prepared to undertake...

    Calm down.. Calm down...I'm prepared to undertake such an arduous Journey to represent the Marque in my car (which is just as pretty as Marks (unlike Bushboys "Tatty old Eureka") yet actually gets...
  21. Thread: 3 eagles

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    All three are front engined Ford based cars as...

    All three are front engined Ford based cars as opposed to Beetle based. Not sure how well the Ford based versions fared in comparison to the original Beetle based cars?
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    Would it be definitive if the coil is only...

    Would it be definitive if the coil is only breaking down after 20 minutes or so (i.e the fault is intermittent)?
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    Thanks for the suggestion - I was thinking this...

    Thanks for the suggestion - I was thinking this too and is the next thing I will try if it packs in again. Don't want to be changing too many things all at once or I'll never identify the cause
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    So sorry to hear this. These things put a whole...

    So sorry to hear this. These things put a whole new perspective on our existance, and make us realise how trivail our day to day worries are...

    My best wishes to Sarah and Jim
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    Tried starting the engine today and the car...

    Tried starting the engine today and the car started first time (albeit running a bit rough still). Eventually after reving it a while it seemed to clear itself and run smoothly again but then cut out...
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