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    It's going top need a new screen as the existing...

    It's going top need a new screen as the existing one is delaminating at the edges. How easy is it to get a screen for one of these?
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    It's a shame to see it go - but I understand your...

    It's a shame to see it go - but I understand your need to move on. I hope you continue to look in on the site and contribute from time to time. Best wishes
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    For me it would depend on the finish of the...

    For me it would depend on the finish of the bodywork. If the finish is flawless then you will be fine with dark colours, however, if the finish is blemished I would stick with lighter colours that...
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    Looking good - very Lamborghini Miura

    Looking good - very Lamborghini Miura
  5. Thread: 3d printing

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    The PLA filament used is biodegradeable which...

    The PLA filament used is biodegradeable which some would say is a good thing. The main issue is it absorbs moisture over time but even so should last up to 10 years. UV is not an issue though may...
  6. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    I'm not worried about my funeral expenses - when...

    I'm not worried about my funeral expenses - when I kick the bucket it's someone else's problem. And if that means selling my Nova to pay for it, then so be it. No one else in the family shares my...
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    I've always thought so too. Which is why I'm...

    I've always thought so too. Which is why I'm convinced Hydrogen fuel cell powered electric cars are the solution. This crowd have got the right idea:- http://riversimple.com

    And it also provides a...
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    I use Rhino which was introduced to me by my...

    I use Rhino which was introduced to me by my daughter who is a Jewellery designer. I can import simple vector drawn flat shapes and outlines and extrude these to create 3d versions. A good example is...
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    There was a series of articles in Kit Car...

    There was a series of articles in Kit Car magazine way back in the 80's called Pipes Dream. It followed the build of a UVA Montage which was beetle based but had a Ford 2.0 pinto engine mid mounted...
  10. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    As a "get by" you could always download an app...

    As a "get by" you could always download an app called "digihud" which is free for android mobile phones. This is a gps speedo that works on your mobile. No need for any wiring and more accurate than...
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    I've now covered just over 1700 miles since I got...

    I've now covered just over 1700 miles since I got the car on the road in tbe spring last year. Reliability has improved no end to the extent I no longer have sweaty palms everytime I take the car out...
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    To get your car sitting level do what I did:- ...

    To get your car sitting level do what I did:-

    On a level surface, jack the car up until both rear wheels are off the ground then place axle stands (both set at the same height) under the torsion...
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    As we all know, nothing lasts forever, so I wish...

    As we all know, nothing lasts forever, so I wish you all the best.
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    I think it's a great idea, and it looks cool too....

    I think it's a great idea, and it looks cool too. I have considered for some time now what would happen if I was in an accident and someone was trying to get me out of the car. If I was able enough I...
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    There is an .eps file available to download here...

    There is an .eps file available to download here (.eps is a file format that a cnc or laser cutting company can use to cut the shape from acrylic) :-
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    Hi Steve and welcome to the forum. You've got...

    Hi Steve and welcome to the forum. You've got yourself a gorgeous car, so enjoy it.
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    There was some discussion about fuel vent pipes...

    There was some discussion about fuel vent pipes here:- http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?6226-Phill-s-Nova-Project-finally-begins/page48

    I installed one of these :- ...
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    Looks like a great project. It's a shame there...

    Looks like a great project. It's a shame there are a few projects like this languishing waiting for someone to come along and restore.
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    I don't think those bolts would be any use as...

    I don't think those bolts would be any use as they are not sleeved. This means the wheels would not be centred properly on the hubs since the holes in the wheels are larger than the thread of the...
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    Ever since I built my car I have had difficulty...

    Ever since I built my car I have had difficulty reading the instruments as they are partially obscured by the steering wheel. I fitted a smaller wheel which helped, but there are still blind spots...
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    Personally I like the chrome 60's style racing...

    Personally I like the chrome 60's style racing mirrors. These are readily available and I think suit the style of the Nova. But.....

    They're flipping useless mirrors. Great ornaments but useless...
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    These are the type of bolts you need - but I fear...

    These are the type of bolts you need - but I fear they are very difficult if not impossible to source these days - hence the need to fit studs to your hubs and then the type of nut shown above
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    You need sleeved bolts with radius washers. The...

    You need sleeved bolts with radius washers. The other mag wheel bolts shown on machine 7 (tapered and radiused) aren't sleeved so there is nothing to ensure the wheels are centred properly (i.e....
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    I'm pretty sure it's Penelope Pitstops car, cept...

    I'm pretty sure it's Penelope Pitstops car, cept it's been painted white instead of pink

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    Are you planning ro rotate the transaxle 180...

    Are you planning ro rotate the transaxle 180 degrees ro make the car mid engined? I've seen this done before he a Beetle Based kit car.
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