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    Thanks Alex - I'd never heard of this before but...

    Thanks Alex - I'd never heard of this before but will try it tomorrow and report back.:thumbup:
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    Tried running earths to the regulator and...

    Tried running earths to the regulator and generator but no avail. New brushes arrived today and were a 10 minute fit but still no joy. Tried a bulb test on the D+ terminal to E when the engine was...
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    I fitted LED's in mine but had to revert back to...

    I fitted LED's in mine but had to revert back to bulbs for the indicators to make them flash. But if you do use LEDs will the flash rate change if any of them fail just as they do with bulbs? (It's a...
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    Nova Wiring - Info and diagrams

    In order to keep track of the wiring on my car I decided to scan all the notes and diagrams I had that were used during the wiring process. Most of the info comes straight out of the Nova...
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    Is that the CBS module you're using? I couldn't...

    Is that the CBS module you're using? I couldn't get one as they were out of stock at the time. I'm looking forward to seeing how you set about wiring the car. I must admit it took me at least twice...
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    Hmm - I've got a complete shell and set of panels...

    Hmm - I've got a complete shell and set of panels but no V5 or floorpan. Could be a candidate for my next project. Not sure if this is a shortened VW floorpan (most buggies were) but certainly there...
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    Thanks Dirk My other shell has the remains of...

    Thanks Dirk

    My other shell has the remains of a wiper motor - I think I'll take it off and see if there's any parts I can rescue
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    Thanks for the info. All the diagrams I have fail...

    Thanks for the info. All the diagrams I have fail to mention that the regulator should be grounded (mine isn't at the moment as I attached it to a section of fibreglass bodywork). First thing I will...
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    Thanks Alex, that makes sense. And if that's all...

    Thanks Alex, that makes sense. And if that's all it is, whether it's conected or not it shouldn't have any impact on the output from the Generator. I'm pretty sure I've wired the generator correctly...
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    3080 This is a picture of my generator in...

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    This is a picture of my generator in place. On the left you can see the connections to the voltage regulator (D+ DF) I have assumed these are the only connections that need to be made to make...
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    Fitted the voltage regulator today but the...

    Fitted the voltage regulator today but the warning light is staying on at all times suggesting that the generator is Kaput. I'll compare some prices and perhaps upgrade to an alternator system if I...
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    I'm friends with Cecil Robertson on facebook and...

    I'm friends with Cecil Robertson on facebook and he's still furious that Joe Palumbo ripped off the Design and took moulds from a Sterling to produce the Cimbria. It's a touchy subject with Cec.
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    Thanks Peter. At the moment I'm still considering...

    Thanks Peter. At the moment I'm still considering a single wiper system.

    I found this pantograph arm in the box of spares that originally came with the car:-

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    With a clean up and paint...
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    David, Alex , Lauren or anyone else using a...

    David, Alex , Lauren or anyone else using a single blade system - can you tell me what length of arm and width of blade you are using?
  15. Thread: Dirk's Avante

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    Well done Dirk - it must be really satisfying to...

    Well done Dirk - it must be really satisfying to know you have solved that one entirely yourself
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    Simple wiper system

    As my build nears completion I need to decide on a wiper system for my car. Jim73vw posted up some valuable information on the pantograph system he used on Nena :-...
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    Fitted the Horn today - this is operated by a...

    Fitted the Horn today - this is operated by a push button on the dashboard rather than a centre push on the steering wheel. The horn itself is powered by a relay operated by the push button. I also...
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    Here's my latest video taken today demonstrating...

    Here's my latest video taken today demonstrating the new electrical system:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wO04pWn1uk
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    Yes it's easy enough to do but the engine came...

    Yes it's easy enough to do but the engine came with a dynamo so it's easier just to fit a voltage regulator. I may well upgrade in time.
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    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete...

    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete the wiring to all the instruments. I'm so glad I numbered everything or I would never have known what cables went where.
    This was my first...
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    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete...

    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete the wiring to all the instruments. I'm so glad I numbered everything or I would never have known what cables went where.
    This was my first...
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    Here you go:- Alex has two Novas - an original...

    Here you go:-

    Alex has two Novas - an original VW based Black one and this one currently under constrution...
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    I've got a plan to increase the airflow - I just...

    I've got a plan to increase the airflow - I just raise the canopy a few inches now and then..:coat:
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    Hi Jem welcome to the forum. I bought my current...

    Hi Jem welcome to the forum. I bought my current car over ten years ago as a "retirement" project and set it to one side awaiting retiral when I would have the time to work on it. Then a few years...
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    Thanks Alistair. I've seen that program and Alex...

    Thanks Alistair. I've seen that program and Alex had suggested using a petrol powered heater as well. You can get versions designed for trucks to heat the cabin when the truck driver is parked up for...
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