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    It's great to see a step by step liek this Brett...

    It's great to see a step by step liek this Brett - keep up the good work:thumbup:

    One point to highlight is to ensure when shortening the rod - that the cup end is welded up at 90 degreees to the...
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    Do you need to change the Fuel pump when you...

    Do you need to change the Fuel pump when you switch from Dynamo to Alternator Alistair?
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    Looking and sounding great - hopefully you'll get...

    Looking and sounding great - hopefully you'll get your brake issues fully sorted soon
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    Brilliant - crack on then

    Brilliant - crack on then
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    Back in the 80's specialit looms were readily...

    Back in the 80's specialit looms were readily available for the Nova but you may well find the existing loom fitted to your car bears little resemblance to the VW beetle loom. Worse case scenario is...
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    No problem Alistair. I can assure you that the...

    No problem Alistair. I can assure you that the wiring was the most satisfying (and easiest) part of the entire build, despite my initial concerns. When the time comes, I will be there to help you if...
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    Good luck with the rebuild and well done for...

    Good luck with the rebuild and well done for having an ambitous set of upgrades.

    Regarding the louvre sagging - this is a common problem - mine was tackled by the previous owner who used cataloy...
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    It's alright for you Alistair - You have your...

    It's alright for you Alistair - You have your loved one with you at home..whereas my Nova is at the unit where I work and I'm not supposed to go to work unless it's absolutely essential...
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    Thanks Mark - yes I now know what is meant by the...

    Thanks Mark - yes I now know what is meant by the horns
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    Not sure I understand what is meant by canopy...

    Not sure I understand what is meant by canopy horns - can someone please explain?
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    Prototype Nova for Sale

    Well not quite - but almost. Richard Oakes first design - a Tramp beach buggy. He designed this car first before going on to design the amazing Nova. And a bargain price too.
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    Massive result...ever since I built my car I have...

    Massive result...ever since I built my car I have had a fuel leak between the fuel filler hose and the fuel tank. I had tried everything to cure it - fresh hoses, new circlips - even two fitted in...
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    Here you go Martin - This is the system I ended...

    Here you go Martin - This is the system I ended up using:- http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?3413-Windscreen-wiper-options
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    I have an old "Eezi Bleed" kit which I have...

    I have an old "Eezi Bleed" kit which I have always used. You fill it up with fluid and connect it to the master cylinder, then pressurise it from a tyre. Then bleed each corner as normal. No need to...
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    That's the way to do it - send poor Mrs Bluenova...

    That's the way to do it - send poor Mrs Bluenova out to earn a living and keep a roof over your head while you fart around with your Nova :nonono:...:wink:
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    Thanks for the suggestions - yes I'm pretty sure...

    Thanks for the suggestions - yes I'm pretty sure there is fibreglass to fibreglass contact in some areas Steve - Particularly at the back where the return on the canopy rests up against the return on...
  17. Welcome Dan - I hope you get your car

    Welcome Dan - I hope you get your car
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    Any tips for eliminating creaks and squeaks?

    I drove my car today for the first time in about a month, and having been used to driving a much more refined car recently, it struck me how many noisy creaks and squeaks there are coming from the...
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    You're absolutely right. The Nova really is...

    You're absolutely right. The Nova really is greater than the sum of its parts. But the opening canopy is what really makes it stand out. And because it is so unique it really does deserve classic...
  20. That's Novanewbie17's car:-...

    That's Novanewbie17's car:- http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?7106-My-new(ish)-NOVA
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    In all seriousness though, it's so much easier to...

    In all seriousness though, it's so much easier to set up the pedal assembly with the body off than it is once the body is in place and you're struggling to work in a confined space under the...
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    Another modification you may wish to consider is...

    Another modification you may wish to consider is one I've been keeping secret, but have decided it's finally time to come clean.

    I have modified a pair of driving shoes by nailing an old spectacle...
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    I had similar fears when I was building my car...

    I had similar fears when I was building my car Alistair. Mine is completely standard and whilst I agree it does look as if you are having to stretch your foot at a more acute angle - the reality is I...
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    It's looking great Alistair - and a video is so...

    It's looking great Alistair - and a video is so much better than a few photos. I'm loving the wheels, they have come up really well and the new tyres finish them off nicely. Are you planning to...
  25. Lots of attention to detail makes for a really...

    Lots of attention to detail makes for a really impressive installation. Looks amazing
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