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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
  3. 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
  5. 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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    I've got good lighting in my garage but I do find...

    I've got good lighting in my garage but I do find at times I get shadows in tight spaces but I have a few of these which are cheap but really good the only annoyance is they have 3 modes and you have...
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    He is defiantly bidding himself to up the price,...

    He is defiantly bidding himself to up the price, so I have reported him to ebay they will be able to see all the bids and who they are from.

    Dirk
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    I noticed in one of your earlier photos that you...

    I noticed in one of your earlier photos that you have capped the carb heater, could it be you are getting carb iceing and by the time you have striped the carb off you are seeing melted fuel?

    Dirk
  9. It is all ways nice when something finally comes...

    It is all ways nice when something finally comes together, the flywheel has been a nightmare for you so I think it is a well earned drink.

    Dirk
  10. Definitely not from me its your car and your...

    Definitely not from me its your car and your choice, I was only expressing my opinion why I would not want to rely on just GPS. That said I do look at the sat nav speed when it warns me of speed...
  11. I knew you would be more articulate that me...

    I knew you would be more articulate that me :wink: The Subaru sender is just a standard inductive sender + - in pulse output it drives my speedo fine just as it would most modern speedos.

    Dirk
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    Nice bit of history but no relevance to how...

    Nice bit of history but no relevance to how modern gauges work as they are all electronic now, the variation of the voltage from the sender moves the pointer. I'm not sure I would be to bothered...
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    Nice one it looks very good. Dirk

    Nice one it looks very good.

    Dirk
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    I did have to get the 80mm spedo from the USA it...

    I did have to get the 80mm spedo from the USA it does mean the red line is on the 55 mph but I can not say I see it. I have got a mechanical to electric cable spedo cable somewhere that fits these if...
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    Fingers crossed this time it comes out ok. The...

    Fingers crossed this time it comes out ok. The Arete video series you recommended has taught me lots on some of the fiberglass techniques. I actually used bamboo under the lamination of the Avante...
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    I used the VDO cockpit range from machine 7 and...

    I used the VDO cockpit range from machine 7 and used their senders. I did have an oil temp but only to make my displays symmetrical. I would rather have an amp meter than and oil temp in a Nova if...
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    I think the front should start to move first to...

    I think the front should start to move first to to avoid the body, so there is a slight upward motion before the roof starts to flip.

    Dirk
  18. This has come up before but i can not remember...

    This has come up before but i can not remember what was said I am sure Laurel updated my assumptions. I'm not sure I would like to rely on GPS as a primary indication of speed, you can loose a GPS...
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    It is the speed sensor

    https://i.imgur.com/99KDUNu.jpg

    I can dig you out a wiring diagram if you need it my Subaru gearbox in the Avante is feeding a VDO gauge

    Dirk
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    I agree with all the comments keeping a wiring...

    I agree with all the comments keeping a wiring diagram is a must how ever way you do it marking the cables with labels or heat shrink numbers or using colored cable with marker lines. The only other...
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    Good news on your results. Birds nest are not...

    Good news on your results. Birds nest are not easy to undo or understand unless you have a schematic I would start a fresh with the CBS unit.

    Dirk
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    To be fair you only put wheels on and an engine...

    To be fair you only put wheels on and an engine in for show its not like you used them :coat::coat:

    :crylol::crylol:

    Dirk
  23. I agree with Mark I changed my Avante from a...

    I agree with Mark I changed my Avante from a Volkswagen Beetle to just Avante. I sent in a letter with some photos of the car to DVLA kits department and it was no issue. I think DVLA would rather...
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    Very nice thanks for sharing Dirk

    Very nice thanks for sharing

    Dirk
  25. Thread: Hi from Wiltshire

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    Welcome to the forum, I hope you find a car soon....

    Welcome to the forum, I hope you find a car soon.

    Dirk
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