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  1. Thread: 009

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    That was fast work, lock down has its...

    That was fast work, lock down has its benefits......more car time
  2. much appreciated Steve, duly ordered from eBay...

    much appreciated Steve, duly ordered from eBay :cheers:
  3. +2 .....LOL . It would be a treat to see the...

    +2 .....LOL . It would be a treat to see the Princess moving on the ground as opposed to 2 feet up in a trailer :oops2:
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    err....I think yo u have a number of people on...

    err....I think yo u have a number of people on the forum that would suggest and back you up that access to and working on a Nova is essential (to mental health at least) :crylol:
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    There is a mod I had with Citroen Visa calipers,...

    There is a mod I had with Citroen Visa calipers, which Dirk perfected....check out his thread as is may be the way to go for a better outcome
  6. Its a very impressive looking build, and so nice...

    Its a very impressive looking build, and so nice to be able to get everything connected and tested before the body goes on.
  7. Steve, Which is the size to go for from the 3...

    Steve, Which is the size to go for from the 3 listed? (just trying to save trial and error....and expense)
  8. Thanks for the link Steve

    Thanks for the link Steve
  9. Thread: 009

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    Sprayed a similar silver that should follow the...

    Sprayed a similar silver that should follow the lines nicely, and being higher up its easier to see
  10. As you have the same pedal setup as me I'll have...

    As you have the same pedal setup as me I'll have to look into this myself once back
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    That's gonna be a beast, I'm looking forward to...

    That's gonna be a beast, I'm looking forward to seeing the build progress
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    At this stage I'm supposed to be in the UK at the...

    At this stage I'm supposed to be in the UK at the end of June....so if it moves to that period that will be perfect! BUT frankly I can't see the Covid-19 situation going away soon
  13. Yes they won't fit under the body (front arches)....

    Yes they won't fit under the body (front arches). The best you can do is take a super beetle rear chassis (IRS rear suspension) and mate the chassis at the front to a torsion bar set-up
  14. Thread: AC/Heater

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    looks good, I had got the wrong impression from...

    looks good, I had got the wrong impression from earlier photos thinking it was further back for some reason.

    Yes it seems lock down is starting to apply everywhere, I went two days ago to stock up...
  15. Thread: AC/Heater

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    Looks great, and can be made to look like it...

    Looks great, and can be made to look like it belongs there.

    will that placement work with the new aircon unit running under that centre console?
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    good tip and good article to explain it ...

    good tip

    and good article to explain it

    https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/pages/brake-fluids-glycol-silicone-explained-272
  17. My canopy horns were already cut off, this...

    My canopy horns were already cut off, this eliminates a lot of rubbing I think
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    That's a shame Peter, life is never simple....

    That's a shame Peter, life is never simple. Surely you can return on the basis on incorrect advertising.....then hunt for cheaper alternatives?
  19. Thread: AC/Heater

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    Brilliant, I can feel the smile on your face from...

    Brilliant, I can feel the smile on your face from here!
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    I was in Australia last week just as their first...

    I was in Australia last week just as their first few cases were emerging, the usual panic buying struck, as it did in Singapore 3 weeks before that with toilet rolls no where to be found in the...
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    Just googled it and watched the video on youtube,...

    Just googled it and watched the video on youtube, neat system
  22. Excellent write up Steve, thanks for taking the...

    Excellent write up Steve, thanks for taking the time out to provide such great detail ;)
  23. join the queue!! I've got the rack and special...

    join the queue!! I've got the rack and special brackets, but missing all the other fittings. I'm hoping it can be done with a body on! (Blue Nova)

    VW Polo MK2 86C
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    Yes it is, that was another neat feature

    Yes it is, that was another neat feature
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    Yes its quite scary when you add all the...

    Yes its quite scary when you add all the man-hours up to get to getting the final part, certainly more than 100. Which if you were making a mold for 100's of parts to be pulled from the economics...
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