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  1. Here is my '5 mins' from earlier in the week: ...

    Here is my '5 mins' from earlier in the week:

    I cut down the Granada steering coupling, I will get this machined-down to fit the OEM Polo tube (shown)
    the other end of the tube has the Rack...
  2. I want to the seats to fit, operate (i.e. the...

    I want to the seats to fit, operate (i.e. the runners), and look decent.
    Easier said than done.
    These are my seats (the white seat shown in other build pics is a 'build' seat) the seats might be...
  3. I have been throwing some serious hours at my...

    I have been throwing some serious hours at my build over Xmas & Jan, however progress has been fairly modest to say the least...

    My steering column issue still hasn't gone away, the custom UJs...
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    If you don't know circumstances or the background...

    If you don't know circumstances or the background to a decision, then don't comment on it.
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    Jay Leno's garage TV Series

    On the subject of Youtube Vids, Jay Leno's garage TV Series has recently appeared:


    Jay Leno's Garage YT - YouTube
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    Yeah nice. Agreed about the Purvis styling, the...

    Yeah nice. Agreed about the Purvis styling, the canopy mod really works well,
    I also like the Countach-style rear scoops, larger engine opening and single panel 'louvre'.
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    Happy new year all !

    Happy new year all !
  8. Thread: restoring mk1

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    Can someone post a pic of a 'stamped' number on...

    Can someone post a pic of a 'stamped' number on an ADD undertray please?
    I didn't know this was a feature of ADD cars; do any Elam Mk 1 Cars have their panels stamped? Where?
  9. I have built my Oven, and the seats have been...

    I have built my Oven, and the seats have been cooking for some time now.
    It is not quite to your Spec Dirk - I am using Bubble-wrap for insulation, the heat is from my heat gun.

    I think this is...
  10. Thread: restoring mk1

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    This is where ADD cars are 'stamped'. As Lauren...

    This is where ADD cars are 'stamped'. As Lauren suggests, this is in the front compartment and the steering box is just the other side of the stamp.
    Unfortunate because if the 'Box fouls the body...
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    I never occurred to me to place the reservoir...

    I never occurred to me to place the reservoir outside the front compartment with the filler cap inside, very nice solution.
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    Looking good mate, I can't work out what's what;...

    Looking good mate, I can't work out what's what; but that will start to happen when you open the next advent calendar window ;-)

    So this means you have worked out where every electrical component...
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    Good find. I had a punt on these yesterday....

    Good find.
    I had a punt on these yesterday. Current plan is to mount them side-by-side centrally on the bonnet/hood:
    ...
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    Keep plugging away man, looking good

    Keep plugging away man, looking good
  15. Thread: Linear Actuators

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    I am using the Linak LA30 actuator. My car is not...

    I am using the Linak LA30 actuator. My car is not on the road but I have the actuators installed & working. The LA30 is the actuator the Aussie guys use on their incarnation of the Nova.

    Search...
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    Hi Brett, I'd like to know what car (model) the...

    Hi Brett, I'd like to know what car (model) the outlets are off as well, I plan on mounting mine either on the bonnet or the inner angle of front wings (either side of the bonnet hinges).

    I would...
  17. Thread: restoring mk1

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    Hi Barry, Welcome to the forum, good to hear...

    Hi Barry, Welcome to the forum, good to hear about your build, most of us purchased cars requiring full-on rebuilds so you're in good company mate.
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    Nice update- looking good.

    Nice update- looking good.
  19. Hello Mate, The setting is baked-in to the unit....

    Hello Mate, The setting is baked-in to the unit. You can't change it.

    I think they do a model with a normal blink indicator as well; I found the site difficult to fathom:

    WAŚ – Producent lamp...
  20. The model I chose is one the right, these are...

    The model I chose is one the right, these are 140mm diameter lights you'd see in a set of three hanging off the back of a HGV. I have the 'sliding' indicator:

    https://youtu.be/_5-nF8J_PRg
  21. Yeah good thought mate, I will rig something up

    Yeah good thought mate, I will rig something up
  22. Quick progress update. There has been no...

    Quick progress update. There has been no progress.

    I'm waiting for the steering column coupling to be made - or some kind of solution to connect column to rack. We have a plan, but connecting to...
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    Just caught up with the chassis pics, looking...

    Just caught up with the chassis pics, looking very solid.
    Bolting to the ends of the rear torsion tube is a great idea.
    Keep the updates coming.
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    I think that in the long view of history,...

    I think that in the long view of history, Lithium-ion batteries will be seen as a stop-gap technology for EVs (too much weight, not enough range), although in fairness Lith-ion is suitable for a...
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    Hi Mick, In your show page...

    Hi Mick, In your show page (https://www.privatevillainspain.com/NOVASHOWS.htm)
    you mentioned visiting someone in hospital, that was Ray Nicholls who was Club Nova chairman in the early 80's.
    I...
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