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    Depending on when and what the heck happens -...

    Depending on when and what the heck happens - unlikely to make it as we would be in full tourist season.....(though that looks like being a total washout) :coat:
  2. Grinding the roof down tight with the rams makes...

    Grinding the roof down tight with the rams makes the canopy as quiet as it can be - which is 'ish' (so improving your holding pressure will help). My first car with the manual roof held shut at the...
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    There are two pictures here:...

    There are two pictures here: http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?6739-Stoneleigh-2017/page6 Unfortunately the idiots at Photobucket have blurred them in a failed attempt at extortion...but...
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    My original Nova's builder had screwed a wedge of...

    My original Nova's builder had screwed a wedge of hard-wood to its accelerator pedal to acheive much the same as Phil's elegant solution.....
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    Easy job - in-expensive tools (get a good flarer...

    Easy job - in-expensive tools (get a good flarer but not worry too much about a bender as the tube forms very easily) (unless you play with it too much and work-harden it!) Always cupro-nickel (not...
  6. Thread: Sad News

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    I didn't comment when I first read your post Jim...

    I didn't comment when I first read your post Jim - brought back memories for me as I went through a simillar wringer with my first wife more than 20 years ago, and land-line phones or letters were...
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    Well there will be less and less - and this one...

    Well there will be less and less - and this one is not expensive...
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    Watch out for the quality of the (mostly Chinese)...

    Watch out for the quality of the (mostly Chinese) chrome these days - it seems to be applied in virtually homeopathic quanitites - and offers zero resistance to rust..... I didn't bother with that...
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    Shades of Carlos Fandango? (For those who are old...

    Shades of Carlos Fandango? (For those who are old enough to remember that particular unfortunate Ford Anglia......):whistling:
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    And we should avoid talk of transfering chassis...

    And we should avoid talk of transfering chassis numbers and other dodgy pastimes on an open forum.....
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    Gosh Newark back! Perhaps there is hope for...

    Gosh Newark back! Perhaps there is hope for continuing kit cars.....
  12. Thread: Tail lights

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    How about VW Up! lights (don't know if they call...

    How about VW Up! lights (don't know if they call it that in the US) - I've been considering them for the MG Nova rotated through 90 degrees, they have a slight curve which wouldn't fight with the...
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    I had the manual roof on my first Nova, while it...

    I had the manual roof on my first Nova, while it worked, it could be a prize pain and I wouldn't go back to it again if I could possibly avoid it!
  14. Thread: Nova alert

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    Sold for £430 - anyone on here get it?

    Sold for £430 - anyone on here get it?
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    Not if you remove the fan nut and leave the fan...

    Not if you remove the fan nut and leave the fan in place (it can'2 drop out of reach)....the wooduff key stays in the shaft and it all slides out. If you can't undo the nut THEN you have to think...
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    I've replaced the alternator twice through the...

    I've replaced the alternator twice through the engine hatch now - it's not much of a fiddle....
  17. Thread: Nova alert

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    There's a lot of nonsense (or carefully crafted...

    There's a lot of nonsense (or carefully crafted web information - depending on your point of view) about producing an electric Nova as a peoples car in India and seeking vast amounts of funding to...
  18. Thread: Nova alert

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    One of the Club Nova members (Richard) has one of...

    One of the Club Nova members (Richard) has one of the Cobley chassis - I don't think he's done anything with it or realistically is ever likely to, possibly Lauren has pictures of it?
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    Could that be one of the fabled Sam Cobley...

    Could that be one of the fabled Sam Cobley chassis? Somebody please save that chopped about shell from a-mouldering.....
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    No it's the same on the Photobucket site - I...

    No it's the same on the Photobucket site - I think they may be being irritating trying to get you to pay for the service that used to be free.... but we're none of us going to do that are we? :@
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    Mick of Micksrednova had all the figures because...

    Mick of Micksrednova had all the figures because his son was doing a project on it I think.....
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    We had an Irish member who was grafting a Nova...

    We had an Irish member who was grafting a Nova onto an MR2 a year or two back - he seemed very keen for a few weeks then went completely silent.... (I think (but could be wrong!) the front strut...
  23. Imgur.com has worked for me very well for several...

    Imgur.com has worked for me very well for several years...
  24. I picked one up but found it was too huge to use...

    I picked one up but found it was too huge to use - it cut out so much forward vision that there was no advantage....
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    That's the figure that my MOT guy always dials...

    That's the figure that my MOT guy always dials into his brake testing rig - I think that it would be difficult to get over 850kg without going overboard on heavy extras....
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