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    When fitting the new starter did you check /...

    When fitting the new starter did you check / replace the bush in the housing that the starter spindle fits into? I had problems with turning over many years ago and found the bush was worn on one...
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    try here `¬) ...

    try here `¬)

    http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?5857-Type-4-oil-pressure-and-sounds-like


    also good source of info here for d-jet (although 914, but so similar `¬)...
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    Yes, definitely type IV, do you know what size it...

    Yes, definitely type IV, do you know what size it is? Do you have injection or carb?


    Same as I have in my Nova (or should I say chassis at the moment `¬)
  4. That's one very well finished car; someone has a...

    That's one very well finished car; someone has a bargain `¬)
    Surprised we haven't seen it before?
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    Like Brett says, re starter - check the bush that...

    Like Brett says, re starter - check the bush that the starter spindle fits into when fitting to engine, if that's worn you will have turning problems... cheap fix `¬)
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    I think my wiper motor and pantograph came from a...

    I think my wiper motor and pantograph came from a JCB of some sort; on the motor I think you can loosen the 'plastic' part on the motor behind the mechanism and rotate it to get the 'park' gap in the...
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    not sure what you are missing? The wiper arm is...

    not sure what you are missing? The wiper arm is driven by the motor and the other arm of the wiper pivots on the other fixed pivot point? There should be an 'insert' in the driven arm that fits onto...
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    there was this one too... but nobody seemed...

    there was this one too... but nobody seemed interested!

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/283987315683?ul_noapp=true
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    ebay eagle shell

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/283987315683?ul_noapp=true
  10. yes, that's true!

    yes, that's true!
  11. Are you worried about cracks before the tank has...

    Are you worried about cracks before the tank has even been fitted? :scared:
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    The California mirrors are what I had before, and...

    The California mirrors are what I had before, and will probably use again; from what I remember the view was fine - I did look at other mirrors but these ones seem to suit the car... `¬)
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    Have you spoken to DVLA giving the reg number? ...

    Have you spoken to DVLA giving the reg number?

    When they changed the reg docs to the new colour, they never sent me one, so I rang them and explained it had been off the road before we had to...
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    are you sure that's not just the camera angle; I...

    are you sure that's not just the camera angle; I doubt it is flat, it would show all sorts of breaks if it was... `¬)
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    yes, does sound nice! `¬) The link worked ok,...

    yes, does sound nice! `¬)

    The link worked ok, but the video above the link just gives 'an error occurred'

    But yes, nice sounding Nova `¬)
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    ...tells me I have to log in to continue `¬( ...

    ...tells me I have to log in to continue `¬(

    (often you get a 'not now' option, but not this time!)

    What's Facebook? :coat:
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    Sounds sweet, bet it feels good now its running!...

    Sounds sweet, bet it feels good now its running!

    I got to that point three years ago, and other than finally getting the brakes sorted last year,not a lot has been done since as the car is 30...
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    I queried about 'being upside down' when I bought...

    I queried about 'being upside down' when I bought the car from Nova Cars in Mirfield, and was told it had been tested upside down to confirm the pump would lift the car (I assume the front end rather...
  19. Sorry, I assumed the 'may need a Defender more...

    Sorry, I assumed the 'may need a Defender more than a nova' was just a tongue in cheek joke! (rather than 'I will have to sell the Nova'... :oops2:
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    Glad to hear all is being done to sort this out!...

    Glad to hear all is being done to sort this out!

    If sold, RDS may carry on the rebuild for the new owner!?

    They seem to have done some nice cars looking at their site.

    `¬)
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    I was wondering about the process of selling the...

    I was wondering about the process of selling the car, or 'parts' as well...

    I understand they can legally hold the vehicle until payment is made, but I'm not sure on the steps involved in selling...
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    or a container of hot water, then you can see if...

    or a container of hot water, then you can see if there are any bubbles leaking out if it doesn't expand or contract? `¬)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKNab4MUUjg
    My first one leaked somewhat!
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    I would post some phot's of what I did, but...

    I would post some phot's of what I did, but unfortunatly the car is not near me `¬(
    Although working from home I still don't have time to work on it if it was here! :lmfao:
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    I mentioned previously about using resin etc with...

    I mentioned previously about using resin etc with foam, I used from a can... it used to be quite common to use foam and resin (it does soak up a lot of resin though).
    This might be of interest?...
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    positive progress; reminds me when I labeled all...

    positive progress; reminds me when I labeled all my wires for the injection - it was then left for an extended period before I got back to it and all the writing on the labels had faded so I had to...
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