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    Looks really good With the wheels and tyres,...

    Looks really good
    With the wheels and tyres, what they could have done it take the tyre off and refit 180 degrees round to see if that helped the balance. Some tyres also have a balance mark which...
  2. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    That’s pants mate. Hope you can get it back on...

    That’s pants mate.
    Hope you can get it back on the road 👍
  3. That looks like a really nice job Steve, well...

    That looks like a really nice job Steve, well done. I reckon most of our cars have blood and DNA in some areas.
    And by the looks of it , your 13mm spanner has seen plenty of action over the years...
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    Had to google , but 👍 😂😂

    Had to google , but 👍
    😂😂
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    There’s only one Princess 😂😂

    There’s only one Princess 😂😂
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    I have now achieved a safe tyre to wing gap which...

    I have now achieved a safe tyre to wing gap which can be increased if necessary.
    Hope all of this now makes sense !
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200205/d88186609c7263bdbff701b8dc6f1867.jpg
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    Before I had no shock movement at all as the car...

    Before I had no shock movement at all as the car was sat in the shock bump stop.
    Now I have a gap which I can increase if I wanted to raise the car further....
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    Shocks now installed. You will see from this...

    Shocks now installed.
    You will see from this photo that the coil adjuster is set quite low so I have a fair range to play with if I want to raise the car.
    With the previous set up and 12” springs...
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    I am hoping my logic works. Basically the red9...

    I am hoping my logic works.
    Basically the red9 shocks are too short for my set up. They are after all supplied for a beetle and not a nova. So I need a taller shock.
    100lb springs were too soft and...
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    Adding 14” springs fills the gap , and also...

    Adding 14” springs fills the gap , and also allows some pre load to put pressure on the spring helping the car sit slightly higher
    I only hope my “idea” has worked, but time, and some dry days will...
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    Now if I fitted the standard 12” spring they...

    Now if I fitted the standard 12” spring they would now be too short.....
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200204/84a2458ec6bc63318b73e2fb78156873.jpg


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    I needed the car to sit higher, but still use the...

    I needed the car to sit higher, but still use the same shock ( as they are expensive), so this is what I have done, and hope it works.
    I have placed a 30mm extender in between the shock top plate...
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    Well After a long wait, my custom front coilover...

    Well
    After a long wait, my custom front coilover springs have arrived from Faulkner’s.
    Frustrating that they are not “ off the shelf” as it seriously affects the price, but cheaper than changing...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200202/1c931431...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200202/1c931431e574c3d2117cc51a014eb4f5.jpg

    My lane !


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    Looks like a good 5 minutes worth there...

    Looks like a good 5 minutes worth there Alistair.....well done

    I know how you feel about doing much to your car. I have not touched the Princess for ages.
    Have done the Dirk conversion but not...
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    I only have one thing to say, I hope it fits !

    I only have one thing to say,

    I hope it fits !
  17. Camera just for reversing. I think legislation...

    Camera just for reversing. I think legislation states you can’t have one permanently on.
    I would be more interested in what’s in front of me than behind 😂
  18. Thread: Jon's Nova

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    Nice 👍

    Nice 👍
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    Put it back in the house, it will only...

    Put it back in the house, it will only appreciate.

    I'm only saying that as I am the other end of the country ! :bananasplit:
  20. Steve Just for info. I think I may have one of...

    Steve
    Just for info.
    I think I may have one of the only Mk4 novas that have the rear spoiler fitted. If you look on my car thread and P57 you will see the picture.
    If you look closely you will see...
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    I concur !

    I concur !
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    6’3, talk to island man. I think he is taller!

    6’3, talk to island man.
    I think he is taller!
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    Hi Welcome to the forum. There are a few...

    Hi
    Welcome to the forum.
    There are a few members in Scotland so you should await their input and guidance.
    They will be in contact, trust me 👍
  24. Thread: Senorraymond

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    Hi There was one for sale in Portugal last...

    Hi
    There was one for sale in Portugal last year.
    Look under the For Sale thread for October.
    Mk1 nova offered by MrNsane
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    Well it sounds like I have exactly the same type...

    Well it sounds like I have exactly the same type of cooling system fitted to my car as you have on yours !

    And if it has done that well after so many years then it eases my mind on whether I did...
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