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    Avante in Germany

    https://www.ebay.de/itm/1963-Avante-Sportscar-1-6-RHD-Auf-Kaefer-Basis-TueV-neu-H-Kennz-Top-Zustand-/154619075624?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l6249&mkrid=707-127634-2357-0&fbclid=IwAR3TKk...
  2. When was that? Company hasn't been in California...

    When was that? Company hasn't been in California for decades.
  3. Very old thread. Update on the company: nothing....

    Very old thread. Update on the company: nothing. New owner hasn't done a thing with it other than make parts for himself. He did do the initial run to "test" all the molds, and most of those parts...
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    "Cool" idea :-) But you'll find the vent's aren't...

    "Cool" idea :-) But you'll find the vent's aren't functional at all without fan assistance. With the body shape, very little actual airflow happens there. The lower ducts are a bit different - I...
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    :-) I never said what generation my car was.. ...

    :-) I never said what generation my car was..

    But yes, everyone has their favorites.
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    I prefer a higher profile tire to these thin...

    I prefer a higher profile tire to these thin pieces of rubber. Had 60 series on my Corvette and it seemed to handle pretty well.. :whistling:
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    For Henry: yes, it's a T4, not 914 For Phill:...

    For Henry: yes, it's a T4, not 914

    For Phill: Having had a "regular" T4 engine that was sent out to be rebuilt, I had options to bring it to 914 specifications, which seemed to be different...
  8. Thread: Nova 914

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    Then I have to question the stamp on the block as...

    Then I have to question the stamp on the block as someone passing a standard T4 as a Porsche. That engine is definitely not Porsche regardless of what your documents say. And the only reason I'm...
  9. Thread: Rear end

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    Not without surgery to the inside of the rear...

    Not without surgery to the inside of the rear valance, at least on a Mk1. I had one in my Sterling - had to cut about half the valance away to clear the tins. But the tail light panel covered a lot...
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    Find a retailer that sells the Type4 upright...

    Find a retailer that sells the Type4 upright cooling tins. That will reduce your overall engine length and will enable you to put on any "standard" rear valance for a Nova.
  11. Thread: Nova 914

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    Congratulations Henry. A note on that engine...

    Congratulations Henry. A note on that engine though.. it's not Porsche 914. It's a typical Bus type 4. The giveaway is the location of the oil dipstick. That is not a bad thing though - Bus motors...
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    Everything you want to know about a T4 engine and...

    Everything you want to know about a T4 engine and any and all upgrades: https://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewforum.php?f=1&sid=e9fef1b33edc1363425c86bbd016fc53
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    I'm seeing both a hardtop and a soft top - that...

    I'm seeing both a hardtop and a soft top - that takes some work to do right. Windshield angle hasn't changed. I don't hate it - a lot of work went into the car for sure. But between the rear valance...
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    At least you guys have choices in colors. We only...

    At least you guys have choices in colors. We only have one choice: clear with a green tint sun band and the black border. But... we also have them in stock at all times :-)
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    For those interested: ...

    For those interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg92LDhHYuA
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    Yep, it's called a drape mold, and Pilkington...

    Yep, it's called a drape mold, and Pilkington still uses those. Couple of YouTube videos on them making windshields.
  17. It's still basically the same, just a different...

    It's still basically the same, just a different layout. Still some teething issues I'm helping sort through as I find them.
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    Bringing this thread back active; the Sterling forum has been revamped with a new look, mobile-friendly and automated signups. Though, at the moment, there isn't much activity since everyone bailed...
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    I don't see why you guys can't take from the...

    I don't see why you guys can't take from the Sterling and make it work. Our windows have always been pop-out and with the right hardware, removable. The mounting hardware is easy.. the window itself...
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    US Sterling site revised

    The owner has finally gotten around to upgrading the site and making it mobile-friendly. Not all that active as most users have logged in here instead, but just letting everyone know!
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    ^ good article!

    ^ good article!
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    Do the upright cooling conversion. I put a T4 in...

    Do the upright cooling conversion. I put a T4 in my Sterling and had to cut away quite a bit of the rear valance to clear the tins.
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    Yep, he's contacted us as well, Lauren....

    Yep, he's contacted us as well, Lauren. Unfortunately, shipping is prohibitively expensive. I quoted a rear valance to Holland and the shipper wanted nearly $1500 USD!
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    Add nitrous shots through there.... :lmfao:

    Add nitrous shots through there.... :lmfao:
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    Distributor vacuum advance connection. But you...

    Distributor vacuum advance connection. But you have to have a vac advance distributor to use it. Otherwise, block it with whatever you can - that will most definitely influence how the car runs (or...
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