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  1. Thread: Chassis and V5

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    If you had a 356 body - Ďmodified for a 356í...

    If you had a 356 body - Ďmodified for a 356í means shortened - no good for a Nova, 18Ē missing!
  2. Poll: I love my Subaru EJ20 2.0litre naturally...

    I love my Subaru EJ20 2.0litre naturally aspirated lump.

    Discussed turbo engines at the time with the engine fitters and we agreed it would be too much power in the Nova. They had a demo VW split...
  3. Thread: Wheels

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    Good find. Seller is well known in VW scene and...

    Good find. Seller is well known in VW scene and has good reputation https://www.kinkymicks.com/
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    I used these for for my side panels and rear...

    I used these for for my side panels and rear bumper. Drill an oversized hole in the flange for the bolt to pass through into this. Fitting secured with countersunk rivets. Then bolt up with stainless...
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    Yep, those days are long gone - but for a while...

    Yep, those days are long gone - but for a while Nova's did qualify :-)

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    Ah, so it made it into the next edition - havenít...

    Ah, so it made it into the next edition - havenít seen it myself yet, family break across half term in Spain. Back tomorrow and then to start the rebuild
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    Good Work Phil, how are they held into the...

    Good Work Phil, how are they held into the bonnet? Are they glassed on? Any rear view pics?
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    Light covers look good Lauren. Are they sealed...

    Light covers look good Lauren.

    Are they sealed using any sealant or rubber seal? I fitted mine recently but found water got round them so need to rethink.
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    Have just read your post - You certainly did a...

    Have just read your post - You certainly did a good job Giles - a very well executed solution - well done.

    I really should of spent the amount of time you did on this solution ahead of mine...
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    Thanks Lauren - I agree forward hinging is a...

    Thanks Lauren - I agree forward hinging is a complicated optino - particularly given the radiator boxing at the front of the car.

    I have never got on that well with Dzus fasteners - I know the...
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    I was thinking about bonnet pins or aerolatches...

    I was thinking about bonnet pins or aerolatches at the same top points, but the Moonace bonnet doesn’t have as much space because of the vents cut in which run up to the corners. I have been looking...
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    I like the 'tongue' idea. Thanks

    I like the 'tongue' idea. Thanks
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    It's not 100% clear Mick - one catch has come...

    It's not 100% clear Mick - one catch has come undone for sure, whether that is tampered with whilst left parked at work or elsewhere, or has worn loose not certain - but I do check regularly so is...
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    Lets talk about bonnet catches....... For...

    Lets talk about bonnet catches.......

    For obvious reasons I am re thinking how my bonnet is secured.

    I don't need it to be routinely hinged open - it offers no luggage space as houses the...
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    Screen very far from intact Phil - shattered...

    Screen very far from intact Phil - shattered throughout and shards of glass everywhere after it was removed to aid recovery.

    Bonnet heavily stress cracked across whole lower half and some chunks...
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    Yes Steve, this has come up before. All the...

    Yes Steve, this has come up before.

    All the big glass companies have arrangements and prices with Pilkington. The thing to remember is Pilkington have the buck and the ovens, so it is up to them...
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    Yes, hot off the press :-(

    Yes, hot off the press :-(
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    So around £685 in UK pounds plus shipping and the...

    So around £685 in UK pounds plus shipping and the dreaded import tax.

    Pilkington standard list price as of today £716.98 plus VAT (£860) plus £25 shipping to a UK address.
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    Thanks Alistair, Did the show yesterday - felt...

    Thanks Alistair,

    Did the show yesterday - felt odd without the car. Giving it a miss today and doing some sight seeing instead.
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    Hi all, As has been alluded to by Buffy it...

    Hi all,

    As has been alluded to by Buffy it didnít go well for all on the way to Stoneleigh.

    On Saturday negotiating some local roadworks Sarah, Martha and I left Worthing on the A27 in convoy,...
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    I liked that Tag liveried buggy too. Has the...

    I liked that Tag liveried buggy too. Has the unusual Mel Hubbard bonnet fitted. He created it to allow an opening bonnet, so shifts the mounting points of the lights slightly too, but makes wiring...
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    Are you sure slow idle jet isnít blocked? ...

    Are you sure slow idle jet isnít blocked?

    sometimes crud, or even part of cut fuel lines block this up and it doesnít run. Will be masked when on choke, but when off chocke will struggles.

    Can...
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    We will be there both days this year, though...

    We will be there both days this year, though probably not late on the Monday.

    Engine lid all ready for you in the daily but will leave in the car Sat so there for you :-)
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    Thanks - looks good from 10 yards or so. Some...

    Thanks - looks good from 10 yards or so. Some paintwork will need attention in the future, but for now just focusing on using it.

    The headlight covers didnít go quite to plan. I resisted sealing...
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    Hi all, The Nova has been overdue some...

    Hi all,

    The Nova has been overdue some attention so was out with the polish this weekend.

    Hopefully that hasnít put the kybosh on Stoneleigh sunshine!

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