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  1. Don’t do it. You own a piece of history. Look...

    Don’t do it. You own a piece of history. Look back through your thread to see how far you’ve come. You’ll never recoup the cost of man hours.
    Once you’ve retired to the country, done all the things...
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    Thanks for the info. Can I use cellulose paint? I...

    Thanks for the info. Can I use cellulose paint? I don’t have facilities to spray 2k.

    Mick
  3. This sad looking ‘project’ is currently on...

    This sad looking ‘project’ is currently on Facebook Marketplace for sale in Wales for £1500.

    https://i.vgy.me/J61vSu.png

    https://i.vgy.me/IFWYrX.png

    https://i.vgy.me/m2KQgv.png

    Lack of...
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    Alex, Shortly I will be finished with my...

    Alex,
    Shortly I will be finished with my butchered Nova back end. If it’s any use to you in creating the mould for your clamshell you’re welcome to it.

    Mick
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    Doh! Bad luck about MoT but I’m sure you’ll find...

    Doh! Bad luck about MoT but I’m sure you’ll find a fix.

    Mick
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    and Both I understand the principles...

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    Both
    I understand the principles behind the whole buck/mould making process but have never done it and my inability to ‘visualise’ in 3 dimensions and lack of artistic ability means I...
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    Thanks Peter If only you could photoshop the...

    Thanks Peter
    If only you could photoshop the real thing. Maybe someone with a big enough 3D printer could just print me one :coat:

    My skills with fibreglassing are near non-existent so my effort...
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    Yes Phill, great sense of achievement, just like...

    Yes Phill, great sense of achievement, just like the first time round a few years ago... :groupwave::drive:

    Unlike yours, and many other projects on here, which always look clean, shiny and...
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    The new clutch master cylinder kit arrived and is...

    The new clutch master cylinder kit arrived and is now fitted and working :bananasplit:

    Here is the first ‘properly controlled’ drive out of the garage.... https://youtu.be/XrQWLPvpzls

    It has...
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    Looking good. Do you have centre caps for them? ...

    Looking good. Do you have centre caps for them?

    Mick
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    The solenoid should have wire 72 going to the...

    The solenoid should have wire 72 going to the Lucar terminal and an earth wire going to the metal body of it. If you have made those 2 connections and the solenoid doesn’t click when you push your...
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    With 1 of each pair of green wires joined and...

    With 1 of each pair of green wires joined and going to earth your circuitry should apply +12 to one or the other green wire, one for up and one for down. These wires are normally fed from the...
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    Mike Approx 78 inches, give or take a few...

    Mike

    Approx 78 inches, give or take a few inches either way. There are 2 cables, I measured the one that runs from the stick up over the engine and down to the box linkage. The other I think is...
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    Hi Peter Yes, I already had the cylinder apart...

    Hi Peter

    Yes, I already had the cylinder apart to investigate but don’t think the bit that’s leaking is replaceable. The cylinder was an aftermarket landrover part from a 4x4 shop, cheap enough to...
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    Is there no Amazon or similar online delivery in...

    Is there no Amazon or similar online delivery in Singapore?
    I feel sorry for the postie and my local Amazon delivery van driver with some of the stuff they’ve had to bring me during lockdown...
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    Today’s tasks included fitting a flip-rear to my...

    Today’s tasks included fitting a flip-rear to my Nova :whistling:

    https://i.vgy.me/BuG32o.jpg

    Obviously, the zip-ties give the game away :coat:

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    and fitting...
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    Mike I will try and get a tape measure on the...

    Mike

    I will try and get a tape measure on the one that runs over the top of the engine if I can.

    Mick
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    My concern was that you would pull them right...

    My concern was that you would pull them right off, assuming they are glued in place, as soon as you slide over that area to get in or out. I placed some similar rubber strip, in the same place, on...
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    Thanks Alistair. I did debate whether to post the...

    Thanks Alistair. I did debate whether to post the ‘stunted Nova look’ in case people thought I’d gone buggy, but it is an excellent way of placing things and mocking-up without having to fight with...
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    Today was just as windy with showers so no video...

    Today was just as windy with showers so no video yet but I took these pics yesterday.

    I realise is not very ‘Nova’ shaped, but I’m currently using just the tub part of the old body to test things....
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    Hi Brett Just a word of caution of mounting...

    Hi Brett

    Just a word of caution of mounting your pinch sensor on the body in this area. This is exactly where your behind (or your passengers) will slide when getting in and out. I suggest you run...
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    You don’t need a contactor (starter solenoid) to...

    You don’t need a contactor (starter solenoid) to make the pump work properly, the contactor is only a high current relay. You need two circuits to be working for a Smiths pump to raise or lower the...
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    Not sure what you mean by ‘a sound from the oil’...

    Not sure what you mean by ‘a sound from the oil’ but it could be that you’ve only powered the pump solenoid and not powered the pump itself. When the pump is running you can’t mistake the racket it...
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    Thanks for the advice Alex and David. In the...

    Thanks for the advice Alex and David.

    In the end I cleared about 30 feet of drive, pushed the car out of the garage, stuck it in first with the clutch pressed and turned the key. It fired up...
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    Well I was hoping to have posted a video of me...

    Well I was hoping to have posted a video of me driving MRN2 in and out of the garage by now but seem to have a stuck clutch ☹️. After connecting, filling and bleeding the brakes and clutch line the...
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