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    Hi, These are the only photos I took from the...

    Hi,

    These are the only photos I took from the day!

    The Nova really stood out! We were talking next to the car for about
    half hour then looked around and everything looked bland and grey.
    ...
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    Now that's what I call driving music!:afro: ...

    Now that's what I call driving music!:afro:

    Merry Christmas:bananasplit:
  3. Thanks for the info Peter. I'm still considering...

    Thanks for the info Peter. I'm still considering but will let you know
    with a post if it happens.

    Mark
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    That is amazing! Really cool. Thought you'd...

    That is amazing! Really cool.

    Thought you'd been quiet on here lately -all in the name of research!
    I have seen a lot of you tube videos of Pumas, club meetings etc and did
    wonder how they are...
  5. I used to have a pinto engine in my old wooden...

    I used to have a pinto engine in my old wooden chassis Marcos, that was seized too,
    so I know a little about them.

    I used the Beetle vin to obtain my Novas V5, but just wondered if Eagle had...
  6. Hi, Thanks Alistair, yes I'll call the DVLA...

    Hi,

    Thanks Alistair, yes I'll call the DVLA tomorrow- whether they are forthcoming in
    giving me the chassis number details I'm not sure but it's worth a try.

    It's definitely a heart over head...
  7. Need a little reassurance on a possible Eagle purchase!

    Hi,

    I have been offered an Eagle that is based on a VW floorpan, but has a Ford
    Crossflow mounted at the back, rad at the front. Non 928 headlight style,
    the front seems shorter with Nova ish...
  8. Sticky: Received the calendar today, looks great many...

    Received the calendar today, looks great many thanks.
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    OK, thanks for all the advice- I'll consider my...

    OK, thanks for all the advice- I'll consider my options.
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    Very nice- there was a tv show the other day...

    Very nice-
    there was a tv show the other day 'The cars that made Britain great'.
    They were very favourable about the Capri!
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    Converting to manual

    Hi,

    The roof mechanism is being a pain (Smiths)- it won't go up unless I assist it (a lot), theres a slight leak of fluid and I have a switch which just cuts the power to the battery -
    closing...
  12. Sticky: Payment sent.

    Payment sent.
  13. Sticky: Hi, yes I'd like a calendar please- I can submit...

    Hi, yes I'd like a calendar please-
    I can submit a photo of my Nova for consideration if that's OK?
    If you could pm me your email I can send the pic that way -
    It's not on any url just on my...
  14. Registered as a VW beetle on V5.

    Registered as a VW beetle on V5.
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    Thanks BlueNova- still lopsided though as the...

    Thanks BlueNova- still lopsided though as the spring plates etc need to come off
    to even up the splines so it sits level. Its a job I'm sure I'll have to give to someone
    to do but not sure who- a...
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    Thanks. I had to push the Nova into the daylight...

    Thanks.
    I had to push the Nova into the daylight today, like a summers day!
    Loads of detailing and finishing to do, paints OK, nothing amazing, but it's coming along.
    I spent way too long once...
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    Because we seem to like the same things, I too...

    Because we seem to like the same things, I too have owned orange cars previously:laugh:

    In 2001 (that's a long time ago but somehow sounds like the future) I had a 1972 911 in Signal Orange.
    Paid...
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    The sunroof is colour coded! I haven't just...

    The sunroof is colour coded! I haven't just sprayed the roof with the sunroof left on.

    It was a bit of an experiment. I took it out and apart then sprayed with the same paint
    which seems to have...
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    Just an update - I've got the paint done before...

    Just an update - I've got the paint done before winter. Then in the colder months I can finish the interior...
    3612
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    Looks like a Stratos in that photo- no bad thing!

    Looks like a Stratos in that photo- no bad thing!
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    It's not Phils wrap around effect- I did it on my...

    It's not Phils wrap around effect- I did it on my Nova a year ago
    (I just don't have any photographic evidence):laugh:
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    Hi, I thought of the black pillar idea too and...

    Hi,

    I thought of the black pillar idea too and tried it. I came to the conclusion that although
    it gives cohesion and flows well like a cockpit, it gives a more modern look which I'm not ...
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    Interesting post, because I'm going to do the...

    Interesting post, because I'm going to do the same. My car is a good couple of inches
    lower on the near side- looking at the swing plates the angle is completely different from
    one side to the...
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    Hi, I would have said yours is worth more than...

    Hi,

    I would have said yours is worth more than 6k for insurance Phil-
    when I put mine on 'classiccarsforsale' website (when I thought i had to sell it earlier this year)
    I optimistically put it...
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    It's looking great Lauren, I can also say to...

    It's looking great Lauren,

    I can also say to others that having sat in it at Brooklands museum, it is also extremely comfortable!
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