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  1. Good to see you are following the build Alistair...

    Good to see you are following the build Alistair :cool1:
  2. The chassis is back in the garage after being...

    The chassis is back in the garage after being painted, the work was done by Kirk Coachworks in Cambridgeshire, who are the same guys used by Flatlands - I am very happy with the results.

    Its...
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    Sticky: Urrrgh, Sorry to hear that man

    Urrrgh, Sorry to hear that man
  4. I have a new-old-stock Polo steering rack, which...

    I have a new-old-stock Polo steering rack, which is probably a few years old; the concertina boot rubber had hardened and would slip off its mount at 'full lock'. The other boot was cracked. I...
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    Nice to see your smiling face in the CKC magazine...

    Nice to see your smiling face in the CKC magazine mate.
    A positive write-up on your car but I reckon it should have been a lot further up the list ;-)

    I see that Bobberuk's yellow nova also got a...
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    The additional hand-operated release hook/latch...

    The additional hand-operated release hook/latch is a good idea, the more protection against bonnet-flip the better.

    If you fail to lock the front compartment, it will flip when you reach ~30mph...
  7. During the dry build it became apparant that the...

    During the dry build it became apparant that the bushes between the Scooby Gearbox and the Subarugears crossmember had been cut down by a previous owner;

    The correct bush is from a Holden...
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    I will have to Google that product, I am...

    I will have to Google that product, I am wondering if it could help with the canopy/roof seal (behind the occupants heads) a job I am dreading ..
  9. Thanks; Anyone thinking of selling-off household...

    Thanks; Anyone thinking of selling-off household & kitchen items should retain their oven for this very purpose. Top-tip there. :thumbup:
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    Well, I finally understand this after reading it...

    Well, I finally understand this after reading it 3 times (a reflection on the reader not the author), great solution, great work.

    I am thinking of using 2x PC cooling fans to supply side window...
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    Well done mate, this is proper custom-car work. ...

    Well done mate, this is proper custom-car work.

    Can you remind me what brand of expandable foam you use please?
    I know it isn't the spray can version you use for Building/DIY. You mix it from...
  12. Quick update; I had the handbrake Tabs welded on...

    Quick update; I had the handbrake Tabs welded on and the handle black-zinc coated, I prefer this low-profle look.
    I'm now looking for a suitable plasic handle (grip)...?

    The protective coating on...
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    Coming on nicely - well done :cool1:

    Coming on nicely - well done :cool1:
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    Nice update, interesting to read - thanks

    Nice update, interesting to read - thanks
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    Looking nice in red mate, I will try to pick-up...

    Looking nice in red mate, I will try to pick-up those CKC issues :-)
  16. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Nice OEM feel to the door cards, good work.

    Nice OEM feel to the door cards, good work.
  17. Thread: Nova alert

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    Well, I live in London (hour or two from the...

    Well, I live in London (hour or two from the vendor) I might be able to help in picking up the car,
    I can store it *short-term* (days) while you get overseas transport arranged.
    I don't need paying...
  18. Thanks folks - good info all round there.

    Thanks folks - good info all round there.
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    Great set of pics, thanks for posting. How long...

    Great set of pics, thanks for posting. How long did the build take?

    Your wing (side) mirrors seem like a good fit for the car, what are they off?
    I see the switch in the side pocket, they are...
  20. Heat-shrink crimp connections from 12v planet

    I am looking electrical connectors for a home-brew wiring loom:
    I like these heat-shrink blade connections from 12v planet.

    These are crimped; the crimp tool is shown in the middle of the page,
    ...
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    Welcome to the forum, good luck with the car; ...

    Welcome to the forum, good luck with the car;
    do you know anything of the car's history?
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    Nice update, good to see you clocking up the...

    Nice update, good to see you clocking up the miles :cool1:
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    I was surprised that the springs needed...

    I was surprised that the springs needed beefing-up on the Red9 rear suspension.
    I assume they would supply that kit with a spring rate comparable to the
    stock VW suspension (or perhaps slightly...
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    Hello Man, When you get the chance start a...

    Hello Man,
    When you get the chance start a thread in the 'Your Cars' Forum,
    add some pics pf the car and give us a bit of history and what your plans are for your build.
    More pics & updates the...
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    Yeah great find; The MG Owners club will be all...

    Yeah great find; The MG Owners club will be all over this collection, Porsche 911 Jeeez.
    I think Alistair's right, I don't believe the car has ever seen the tarmac.
    What a pity, and no V5...

    If...
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