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    Interesting thanks; I will set something up. ...

    Interesting thanks; I will set something up.

    Silly question: Do you pay Council Tax or Business Rates on a Garage?
  2. Sounds good, I'll need a cuppa by then :cool1:

    Sounds good, I'll need a cuppa by then :cool1:
  3. Thanks Gents, The Fuel Pump will be tricky to...

    Thanks Gents,

    The Fuel Pump will be tricky to swap-out with the body on, but what I meant there was really the elbow fuel fittings particularly those close to the 'box; they were awkward to get...
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    Good point, I will try to buy at some point

    Good point, I will try to buy at some point
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    Hi Alistair, That's great thanks :-) Point...

    Hi Alistair, That's great thanks :-)

    Point taken, I wouldn't want to get that body scratched!!
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    What is the length of the Nova bodyshell?

    Hi All,

    What is the length of the Nova bodyshell?

    The context is that I am looking to rent a Garage and I need to be sure the car will fit :-)
  7. Hi All, With the Chassis being ~finished I have...

    Hi All,
    With the Chassis being ~finished I have uploaded a dime tour,
    It is a 480 MB file which may take a while to start up (no youtube - sorry) ...


    If you are watching in the future, this...
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    Nightsearcher LED light

    I follow Ed China on youtube, he uses a set of portable LED lights that i liked; with a swivel head and magnetic base, I looked them up online, they are made by Philips and are crazy expensive.
    ...
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    Nice find; that A-arm kit looks decent. You...

    Nice find; that A-arm kit looks decent.

    You will probably need to raise the front-end of the car (above stock) to keep the undertray off the tarmac, so whatever A-arm kit you choose needs to be...
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    I don't have the know-how to help on this, but...

    I don't have the know-how to help on this, but keep plugging away man, you'll get there.
    Keep the updates coming...
  11. These rather plain looking pics represent a...

    These rather plain looking pics represent a milestone in this build.

    Back in May 2021 I innocently attempted a dry-fit of Engine + flywheel + clutch before sending the Chassis away for the engine...
  12. Great achievement - well done!

    Great achievement - well done!
  13. Hmmm, looks like I will be getting a telling off...

    Hmmm, looks like I will be getting a telling off next time I turn up at Stoneleigh :coat:
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    Keep plugging away Dave, this is a great mod; in...

    Keep plugging away Dave, this is a great mod;
    in fact updates such as this should have been incorporated into Mk II car IMO.
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    Looking good Alistair, you are making great...

    Looking good Alistair, you are making great progress.
    How will you get access to the wiring within the Dash pod?
    Will it lift off the dash base to allow access?
  16. Hi Dirk, That's great thanks. and yes I have a...

    Hi Dirk,
    That's great thanks. and yes I have a 'Turbo' gearbox.
    I was hoping it might be a 'neutral' switch or would indicate what gear the car is in,
    i.e. something I can wire-in to the loom...
  17. I am using a Subaru Impreza gearbox, it has this...

    I am using a Subaru Impreza gearbox, it has this 3 wire socket in the side wall of the 'box
    (it's not the reversing light switch - that is on the other side)

    I was testing it with a multi-meter...
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    Great to hear you news mate; Your build is...

    Great to hear you news mate;

    Your build is ticking over nicely; I'll be following the set-up for the CBS unit with interest :cool1:
  19. I was concerned about the chassis floor drops...

    I was concerned about the chassis floor drops scraping the ground, e.g. over speed bumps, ramps, driveways etc.
    I have fitted some scrape bars, these are D section aluminium and bolted through the...
  20. Thanks for the comments folks, I can explain the...

    Thanks for the comments folks, I can explain the uneven wear on the flywheel teeth, this was due to the (ahem) chief mechanic, not bolting up the Starter motor properly causing the small cog to...
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    I realise that this car is 'Roadworthy' i.e. it...

    I realise that this car is 'Roadworthy' i.e. it runs and drives and is MOT/Tax exempt, my opinion is that this will need a body-off rebuild, and at least 1 year of your life, to get to a good...
  22. Thread: Nova windscreen

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    I tried to organise a group-buy of windscreens...

    I tried to organise a group-buy of windscreens 18+ months ago, there was some interest on the forum for 5-6 screens. The discount from Pilkington wasn't great though ~10% IIRC, a condition of sale...
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    Agree with Dan on this, suprised that it has...

    Agree with Dan on this, suprised that it has already reached such a healthy figure with 5 days remaining...

    I would have expected bidding to fizzle-out early and then have a flurry of late...
  24. My engine turns over on the starter but it's...

    My engine turns over on the starter but it's noisy (clanky). I found out why.
    The Flywheel teeth are 'bedding in'.
    I unbolted the engine and found metal shards in the bell housing (Pic) these are...
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    Nice update, the Engine is looking very tidy. ...

    Nice update, the Engine is looking very tidy.

    What is the Spec of the lump, who is doing the install for you?
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