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  1. It's not essential to have a low-level...

    It's not essential to have a low-level personality disorder to build a Nova, but it does help at times
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    Looking forward to seeing this in-situ, top work...

    Looking forward to seeing this in-situ, top work :-)
  3. This is the underside of the fuel tank. Even...

    This is the underside of the fuel tank. Even though I had a couple of attempts at it, I was never happy with the mounting arrangements of the fuel pump and filter. Moving the fuel outlet to a more...
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    Nice update, you're getting close - well done....

    Nice update, you're getting close - well done.
    Engine looking very tidy in the pic, wheels looking good as well.
    Looking forward to seeing the Vid :-)
  5. Thread: Canopy Hinges

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    Hi Alan, I recreated the arms on my hinges,...

    Hi Alan,

    I recreated the arms on my hinges, as the top and bottom mounts were repairable on my car.

    The hinges use M10 Bolts to attach the arms, and I found some spacer bushes that fit well...
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    Ok Mate, you can use my address as a staging...

    Ok Mate, you can use my address as a staging post, assuming Shipley do Ebay pickups,
    get it delivered here, that will buy you some time to get the overseas transport organised.
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    Good to hear - well done.

    Good to hear - well done.
  8. Version 2 of the inside of my fuel tank: The...

    Version 2 of the inside of my fuel tank:

    The outlet is more central in the tank, (60/40) toward the driverís side, it canít be dead centre because the gearbox clearance is so tight underneath.
    ...
  9. Good question mate, I need to get the fuel tank...

    Good question mate, I need to get the fuel tank welded-up (the laser cut baffle arrived today) plus half a dozen related jobs. then make a support for the steering column - with the body still off...
  10. Top marks for persistence Alistair :-)

    Top marks for persistence Alistair :-)
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    I can't pick up from there mate, I am the other...

    I can't pick up from there mate, I am the other side of town.

    But if you can get it to me (SW19) using shipley for example (?)

    I can store it and package it up as best I can for overseas...
  12. The body of my car is in storage at a fibreglass...

    The body of my car is in storage at a fibreglass shop in Nr Cambridge, I popped up there the other day to collect some bits; window tunnel, bonnet, side pockets which were 'filled' and refurbed.

    I...
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    Mine looks to be a different set-up: On one end,...

    Mine looks to be a different set-up:
    On one end, the rubber of the blade has a notch that the end grabber bites into, it doesn't allow movement in any direction.
    The other end 'floats', allowing...
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    Hello Jim, I have a complete new pantograph...

    Hello Jim, I have a complete new pantograph system (probably form the same source) in a box at home, I will check for you tonight.
  15. Still putting the bits together for the fuel tank...

    Still putting the bits together for the fuel tank (revamp #3), the fuel return is shown here.
    The tank will now have a baffle down the ~middle; passenger side / driver side, the driver's side being...
  16. I have never been a big fan of the stock Nova...

    I have never been a big fan of the stock Nova Louvre, I get the originality, but the looks don't appeal to me, the panel needs lots of prep and is prone to cracking. And it is difficult to get the...
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    Welcome to the forum :-)

    Welcome to the forum :-)
  18. Interesting, any pics or links to those items?

    Interesting, any pics or links to those items?
  19. Cheers man - great to have you on-board with the...

    Cheers man - great to have you on-board with the rat-look ;-)
    I will be very careful if I drive anywhere near your vehicle Alistair ...
  20. Cheers Gents, I am going to mock-up the fuel...

    Cheers Gents, I am going to mock-up the fuel hardline pipe (I will need 2 lengths, in and out, in the low-clearance sections) using brake line - because I have some and its malleable - then get the...
  21. You have given me an idea Dave, while I can't...

    You have given me an idea Dave, while I can't easily move the pipes (that would cause other problems) I believe I can relocate the tank outlet to be more central, away from the corner (tricky because...
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    Mind-blowing stuff mate - superb result.

    Mind-blowing stuff mate - superb result.
  23. Last week I trial fitted the fuel tank and...

    Last week I trial fitted the fuel tank and immediately hit a problem of my fuel lines + spigot fouling against the torque bar (crossmember), it proved to be a trickier problem to fix than I first...
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    Looking at your last pic, I can just see you...

    Looking at your last pic, I can just see you sitting in the sun cleaning out the carbs with a toothbrush ;-)
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    Following this build with interest, keep the...

    Following this build with interest, keep the updates coming.
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