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    Just curious, hopefully none of us will ever...

    Just curious, hopefully none of us will ever experience this, but .....

    .... does that mean that if a Nova fitted with a Smiths Minipack ended up on its roof in an accident, activating the roof...
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    That's great news! :clapping: .... and as for...

    That's great news! :clapping:

    .... and as for the 'rocky relationship', having proved that you can try, try, and try again to solve an issue I'd say you're well qualified for kit car ownership,...
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    Glad to hear you’re doing the job yourself Mark...

    Glad to hear you’re doing the job yourself Mark :thumbup:
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    Mark definitely started with drums, but even if...

    Mark definitely started with drums, but even if he's upgraded to discs he's (presumably?) still got swing axles, so the same applies re the rear hub seals :lmfao:

    Whether it's drums or discs is...
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    3rd thought ... I think 'pads' should be 'shoes'...

    3rd thought ... I think 'pads' should be 'shoes' ... I thought it was only swing axles that had the problem of rear hub seals leaking and contaminating the shoes?

    I've done this job on mine, and...
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    Thanks for sharing guys ... very smooth and quiet...

    Thanks for sharing guys ... very smooth and quiet :thumbup:
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    Thanks Peter ... will do! :thumbup:

    Thanks Peter ... will do! :thumbup:
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    Sounding very promising Brett. Would be good to...

    Sounding very promising Brett. Would be good to see and hear it in a video sometime :thumbup:
  9. I suspect pretty deep. I know from previous...

    I suspect pretty deep. I know from previous posts that Buffy's tempted to sell if the price is right, unlike most of us who will be leaving our Nova's in our wills (or being buried inside them!)
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  10. There's a 1996 Defender for sale for £8K in...

    There's a 1996 Defender for sale for £8K in Swansea (yes, in Wales!) on Facebook.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/132985470503803/permalink/900611610407848/?sale_post_id=900611610407848

    He's...
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    Still plodding on in the sunshine .... engine's...

    Still plodding on in the sunshine .... engine's pretty much built now ...

    https://i.vgy.me/smYvwF.jpg

    ... but I've found that the joint between the inlet manifold and the bottom of the...
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    Well done!!! :clapping: :yeah: :thumbup:

    Well done!!! :clapping: :yeah: :thumbup:
  13. Hmmmm ... the Princess in rural Wales? I see...

    Hmmmm ... the Princess in rural Wales? I see where you’re coming from... she might get splashed with a wee bit of mud!

    However, speaking as someone who has effectively retired thanks to the...
  14. Hi Luis, Keith ('kdnova') tried to sell his...

    Hi Luis,

    Keith ('kdnova') tried to sell his road going Nova a year or 2 back ...

    (see http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?6787-Nova-for-sale&p=125307&viewfull=1#post125307)

    .... ...
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    Phill, I think the 5 mile radius is just a...

    Phill,

    I think the 5 mile radius is just a Welsh requirement, but after Dominic Cummings .... ?!? :facepalm:

    ((Just checked and you’re right Phill ... 5 miles is ‘recommended’ but won’t be...
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    Nice update Mick. It must feel great to be...

    Nice update Mick. It must feel great to be ‘behind the wheel again! Looking forward to seeing further updates :thumbup:
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    Hi all, Latest version of the database is now...

    Hi all,
    Latest version of the database is now online (only visible to Forum members)
    Alistair
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    I'm obviously biased Phill, but I really like the...

    I'm obviously biased Phill, but I really like the new look. The wheels look like they fill the arches better.

    I've flipped back and forth between photos of your slots and ones with your turbos...
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    I had problems when I got mine done recently but...

    I had problems when I got mine done recently but don't recall any issues when they were done in the late 1990's. I guess the technology has moved on now.

    It was a young apprentice who tried to...
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    Phill, If you look at the diagram on the rhs...

    Phill,

    If you look at the diagram on the rhs of the page on the link I gave you you'll see that you can get a conical seat for the spherical washers ... I think that would do the job. Either that...
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    Good point Mick :thumbup: I've obviously...

    Good point Mick :thumbup:

    I've obviously still got mine but they're pretty rusty. Haven't yet decided whether to re-chrome or buy new.

    Phill, when you're sourcing them be sure to measure the...
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    Looking great Phill :thumbup: From the photos...

    Looking great Phill :thumbup:

    From the photos it looks like the faces where the ‘eBay’ wheel nuts sit against the wheel is about 45’ whereas the faces on the ones you got from me are flat. I had...
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    Looking great Mick, albeit a wee bit ‘buggy...

    Looking great Mick, albeit a wee bit ‘buggy like’, and a very satisfying bit of turning! :thumbup:
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    Excellent news Mick! You must be feeling great. ...

    Excellent news Mick! You must be feeling great. Well done! :thumbup:

    Alistair
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    Excellent news Phill :clapping: Really...

    Excellent news Phill :clapping:

    Really looking forward to seeing your Nova with the slots on. Are you planning to put them on fairly soon, easing of lockdown in Scotland permitting, of course?
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