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    Well, I may have only made it to one local show...

    Well, I may have only made it to one local show last year, but....
    Just been emailed an invite to this years one (Classics on the Crick) with a photo on the invite
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    Look at the car behind...
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    Wiper wiring

    If you have found a Rover wiper motor, I have the wiring diagram. Let me know if you need it (or can I upload it to this site?)
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    Yup, better than my main car (Outlander PHEV). 4...

    Yup, better than my main car (Outlander PHEV). 4 years old & failed it's MOT because of a the handbrake. What's really annoying about that is it was in for a recall fix at the same time....to...
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    End of year report

    Good news, the Nova has passed another MOT test.

    Quick update on what has happened since my failed attempt to get to Castle Coombe. If you remember I got 1/2 way there before the car stopped on...
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    Sticky: Mine's just arrived as well. Looks great.

    Mine's just arrived as well. Looks great.
  6. Thread: Tax exemption

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    Mine had the 'old' blue v5 (date of first...

    Mine had the 'old' blue v5 (date of first registration 1969), sent it to the DVLA & they sent me a new red one. Then I taxed it. Then they sent me another red v5 reclassifying the car as a historic...
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    Sticky: Paid with PayPal

    Paid with PayPal
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    Sticky: Hi Dan, I'll take 1 please. Can provide you a...

    Hi Dan,

    I'll take 1 please. Can provide you a photo (for March?)
  9. It's worth asking around local garages. I found...

    It's worth asking around local garages. I found one that does renovation/rebuild work as a side line. They fit in in around the usual servicing etc. Labour rate was about 1/3 their normal...
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    My plate was fine, just mounted upside down (ski...

    My plate was fine, just mounted upside down (ski jumps were inside the transmission tunnel)! Flipped it so the ski jumps are now on the top. It's like a different car. The gear change is really...
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    I shall follow your progress with interest. My...

    I shall follow your progress with interest. My car catches between reverse & second as well...I put it down to a bad driver (too many years of driving an automatic)!

    If I'm careful I can get a...
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    That's my daughter, Fay. She would like everyone...

    That's my daughter, Fay. She would like everyone to know that she had a better time than that face looks like! Especially about 30 minutes later when we fed her Churros! Nice to meet up with some...
  13. Thread: Dirk's Avante

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    Don't tuck it to far out of the way, you'll need...

    Don't tuck it to far out of the way, you'll need access to the key to change the battery in it periodically.
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    Glad you're OK, you got closer than me:- 2698...

    Glad you're OK, you got closer than me:-
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    Just past J12 on the M4. Photo taken at 9:30pm. Home for by 1am!
    I've had more fun on a Friday night.

    On the plus side, a new fan belt seems to...
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    Second Show - that didn't happen

    So first the good news, fixed the leaking rocker cover with a new rubber gasket. Also added a coat of paint to tidy it up.
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    Oil levels were fine, and the colour was still that light fresh oily...
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    The digital dash is great. All the dials and...

    The digital dash is great. All the dials and warning lights required are in the one unit. Even in bright sunlight it's easy to read.

    The speedo works by magnetism. There is a magnet you attach...
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    Now I wasn't going to mention Buffy's...

    Now I wasn't going to mention Buffy's name.....though it was the first thing that sprang to mind on Sunday as I was hearing this tale!
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    First show

    Took the car out to a local show on Sunday (Classics on the Crick).
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    Lots of interesting cars.

    More photos at...
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    3D Printed Nova Logo

    Using the Nova logo supplied by Phil, I was able to create a name plate for the car.

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    STL file can be found at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2945462
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    Good News/Bad News

    What a frustrating weekend. Finally got the Nova back on Saturday, just in time for Stoneleigh (or that was the plan), unfortunately the 5 mile drive back threw up one major issue. One of the...
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    No, but then I cheated & bought the dash & wiring...

    No, but then I cheated & bought the dash & wiring loom from the same company, so it came all wired in, just had to attach the wires at the other end. The real plus point about the dash is it has all...
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    When I bought the car I agreed to let the seller...

    When I bought the car I agreed to let the seller have the personal plate back. You can't transfer a plate until the car has an MOT and tax. So now the car is MOT'd (and taxed in December) we sorted...
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    Speedometers of any description are not part of...

    Speedometers of any description are not part of the MOT test (currently anyway). My car passed it's MOT before the speedo was calibrated.
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    Another Nova on the road

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    First thing to buy now is 4 new tyres. The ones that are currently on it are about 30 years old. They have been fine for pushing it around a garage, but don't fancy driving above 5mph with...
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    They were on when I bough the car. They are...

    They were on when I bough the car. They are coming off.
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