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    Nova article - Hot Car 1972

    Hi all,

    A few months ago I used the Nova a few times on visits to my parents and left it parked in their underground car park.

    Soon after another resident stopped me to talk about the car and...
  2. Adding to the ‘not a fan of Velcro/glue’ team I...

    Adding to the ‘not a fan of Velcro/glue’ team I would also add that with the size of a Nova screen the interior does get pretty warm on a day parked in the sun. On mine the dash corners where the...
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    That’s going to be a really neat solution, a...

    That’s going to be a really neat solution, a great way to achieve a factory looking solution.
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    Hi all, Have seen the various conversations re...

    Hi all,

    Have seen the various conversations re the onward sale of my car and also Mark’s.

    Mark was nearly correct, but my car is actually heading to Hong Kong this morning, not Thailand.
    ...
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    Red bonnet still needs to go :-)

    Red bonnet still needs to go :-)
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    Thanks David, appreciated. Yes the plan changed -...

    Thanks David, appreciated. Yes the plan changed - life can do that, but proud to have taken it as far as I did, and will enjoy seeing those it inspired be created :-)
  7. Isotta modena steering wheel - SOLD

    SOLD


    isotta modena steering wheel, as fitted to my first Nova (Ces & Rose’s), and also as seen on Bobbybrowns when sold by Steve.

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    purchased for Nova No.2 but never fitted.
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    Thanks - and on the colour everyone who has seen...

    Thanks - and on the colour everyone who has seen it in the flesh prefers it - plays off the black details better I think, and shows off the red interior nicely. And closer to the trainers I once...
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    That day certainly tested her patience!

    That day certainly tested her patience!
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    Hi all, Just a quick update. Despite warnings...

    Hi all,

    Just a quick update. Despite warnings that DVLA were backlogged due to COVID I managed to get the number plate transferred off the Nova inside 3 weeks, and that included physically having...
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    Thanks all for your kind words, understanding and...

    Thanks all for your kind words, understanding and also suggestions.

    As per my post the car isn't being formally advertised at this stage - I was just wanting to get word out there that it is...
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    Time to go

    Hi all,

    For those following the car in Complete Kit Car you will be aware the rebuild progress documented there is a little behind reality as you have already seen pictures of the car together...
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    Same here - height of headlight recess very...

    Same here - height of headlight recess very different side to side, as are headlight recess dimensions, side windows and thickness of canopy sill near mirror mounts!
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    I have used that type of breather on my Novas and...

    I have used that type of breather on my Novas and buggies - lots of options on eBay

    and agree re checking sender plate
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    Very happy with my choice David. The electric...

    Very happy with my choice David. The electric adjust on the MX5 mirrors is good and the view is more than sufficient. It was certainly a point on my wish list for Nova build 2 and delivered. Mine...
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    And still making news on Goodwood forums :-) ...

    And still making news on Goodwood forums :-)

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    I think I did mention it in the bonnet prep pre...

    I think I did mention it in the bonnet prep pre respray, but you are getting early teaser shots not yet in print :-) I think mag is a couple of months behind reality!
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    yes - Nardo grey. Think it contrasts better to...

    yes - Nardo grey. Think it contrasts better to the interior and black details
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    It’s all been covered in Complete Kit Car - you...

    It’s all been covered in Complete Kit Car - you need to get your subscription sorted!

    They were relatively crude cheap cam key locks that spin a lock arm into a slot on the fibreglass. Looks like...
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    Another MOT under the belt :-) 4175 and...

    Another MOT under the belt :-)

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    and it’s a pass :-)

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  21. You need a swaging tool - my understanding is...

    You need a swaging tool - my understanding is that a brake pipe tool will flare but not swage.

    Pretty sure John Dickens did a swaging article in Complete Kit Car some time back, a quick google...
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    Complete Nova on ebay

    Looks a good option if you want a complete car

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264794166516

    all the best,

    Jim
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    Hi all, I got a replacement wiper blade and...

    Hi all,

    I got a replacement wiper blade and the fixed end was properly engaged with the grip in the rubber hole so it could not slide. The other end is free to allow flex.

    Clearly my original...
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    Thanks Steve, very useful. Phil has messaged me...

    Thanks Steve, very useful. Phil has messaged me too with the same item in stock too. Part label useful sanity check too - we are all the same. Mine is definitely not biting into anything - the strips...
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    Thanks Lauren - I do recall those little clips...

    Thanks Lauren - I do recall those little clips and did rummage through the bag to check! As per Steve’s update, and a message from Phil who both have the same blade it seems not with this one, but...
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