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    hope this helps... 3815 3816 3817 not...

    hope this helps...

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    not sure why one has uploaded sideways. You'll have to tilt your head.
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    As far as I know (please anyone correct me if I'm...

    As far as I know (please anyone correct me if I'm wrong)...

    A proportioning valve is used to reduce brake line pressure to the line it is fitted to, not to increase it. You need to locate it...
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    Mine was from 'GB Engineering'. I can confirm...

    Mine was from 'GB Engineering'. I can confirm that they do not make them anymore. It was a fight many years ago to get them to make me a thrust bearing after the one on my nova fell off whilst it was...
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    I'd like to reinforce David's comment about brake...

    I'd like to reinforce David's comment about brake bias.

    From experience driving my nova a heck of a lot for about 8 years, a brake bias is essential. My nova also used to lock up it's front...
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    Great photos Lauren. The Grey Machine looks...

    Great photos Lauren. The Grey Machine looks fantastic :wink:
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    Well done for getting in Lauren :wink: As you...

    Well done for getting in Lauren :wink:

    As you know I've been to quite a few of these days at Brooklands. I also find the supercars quite boring. I think it's an age thing. For anyone who'se never...
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    Haha - there must have been a dopey marshall on...

    Haha - there must have been a dopey marshall on the gate that you managed to con! :lmfao:

    I know you've contributed a lot to the Alfa forum over many years so I guess you're part of the gang. That...
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    I'll never forget seeing that for the first time...

    I'll never forget seeing that for the first time at Stoneleigh. I remember staring open mouthed and completely unable to speak. I managed to turn my head toward my friend who did the same at the same...
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    Great to see another show visit! I also...

    Great to see another show visit!

    I also wondered the same as Dave if water gets in through the holes in the side windows but you've answered that one. Have you ever considered making vents in the...
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    I think it's very healthy for contributers on any...

    I think it's very healthy for contributers on any forum to feel able to give their honest opinion on anything, provided it is done in a tactful manner. Islandman's comment is a great example....
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    Thanks for sharing some of the show Lauren. The...

    Thanks for sharing some of the show Lauren. The Nova looks great. Here's to more show posts as I've missed them.
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    Nice one :thumbup: From experience they seem...

    Nice one :thumbup:

    From experience they seem to know what they're doing.
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    Some serious effort going on here :thumbup:

    Some serious effort going on here :thumbup:
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  16. Thread: Giles's Nova

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    Hi Lauren. No light at the end of the tunnel yet....

    Hi Lauren. No light at the end of the tunnel yet. I'm enjoying the design process and researching for parts though.

    I had a long break from it as you can probably tell from my lack of posts, due...
  17. Thread: Giles's Nova

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    Great minds think alike. But you got there first!...

    Great minds think alike. But you got there first! :thumbup:

    I wonder if Richard Oaks or Phil Sayers ever thought about things like this...

    "Hmm, Phil, what about the bonnet, it's not very...
  18. Thread: Giles's Nova

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    Thanks Buffy. Hope all's good with you. Funnily...

    Thanks Buffy. Hope all's good with you. Funnily enough I have naturally been keeping the bonnet just resting on its spring and not closing it as I'm constantly reaching in and out of the bonnet to...
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    Hi Alistair. Thank you. Mine had that very wee...

    Hi Alistair. Thank you. Mine had that very wee key opening latch during it's whole life on the road with me. Thankfully it never failed. There's a lot of work involved just to keep the bonnet clean...
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    Hi Jim I was shocked to read of your recent...

    Hi Jim

    I was shocked to read of your recent accident with the Nova. Thank goodness you are OK. That's got to be brown trouser time if there ever was one.

    For my Nova rebuild having a bonnet...
  21. Thread: Giles's Nova

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    Hello everyone. This update is premature but...

    Hello everyone.

    This update is premature but I felt compelled to write it now having read about Jim's terrible accident on his way to Stonleigh when his bonnet flew up and smashed his windscreen....
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    Hi Nick. That's a very clever solution compared...

    Hi Nick. That's a very clever solution compared to making a fully enclosed 'tunnel' as per the original. You've done an excellent job.

    Have you decided how the new inner window frame will attach...
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    Sent Items

    Hi. The Sent Items in the PM facility isn’t showing new sent messages, only very old ones.
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    He said... "I am taking on webuild of Nova...

    He said...

    "I am taking on webuild of Nova Kit Car. Same wheels as Giles Bwiggs Nova. Best fitting nova bonnet EVER. T-top canopy! Hope you enjoy my weely great YouTube videos! Much bodywork to...
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    Thank you Alistair. I smiled and cringed when...

    Thank you Alistair.

    I smiled and cringed when I saw that photo. 'Smiled' because it brings back great memories of Stoneleigh camping weekends with my mates and 'cringed' because it couldn't look...
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