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    Cheers Dirk, I can't help but feel I'm...

    Cheers Dirk,

    I can't help but feel I'm progressing at a snail's pace when I think how quickly you got your Avante upgraded and back on the road following the accident. However you're right,...
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    Thanks David :) Iíve just been out to the...

    Thanks David :)

    Iíve just been out to the garage for a look ... no red dots on the rears but they both have yellows, one has it near the valve and the other has it further away ... looks like the...
  3. Looking absolutely 'concours' Steve! Love the...

    Looking absolutely 'concours' Steve! Love the pedal assembly :thumbup:

    I know I've mentioned this before, but after such high quality work on the chassis, she surely deserves to have similar...
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    Thanks guys. Thatís interesting Mark, an old...

    Thanks guys.

    Thatís interesting Mark, an old guy at the fitting station said that when he was younger he used to work on Rolls Royces and he said they repeatedly removed the tyres and rotated them...
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    Well, after getting back to spending some time in...

    Well, after getting back to spending some time in the garage lately Iíve now got a rolling chassis of sorts. Still to do the brake hydraulics and torque most of the bolts, but it was good to roll...
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    Iíve still got my Novaís fire extinguisher from...

    Iíve still got my Novaís fire extinguisher from about 1991 ... guess itís time to replace it! ;)
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    Hi James, itís a long time since I travelled the...

    Hi James, itís a long time since I travelled the road to Skye but my eldest lives in Glasgow and my Mumís in Ayr so Iím over in that neck of the West more often. I agree with Steve ... I thought 2 or...
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    Really sorry to hear that Peter. Hope you can...

    Really sorry to hear that Peter. Hope you can find a way of getting her back on the road??

    Alistair
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    Thanks for this Lauren, you've put my mind at...

    Thanks for this Lauren, you've put my mind at rest (see my earlier post above) .... I'm going to set up my brakes with a proportioning valve too! :thumbup:

    Alistair
  10. Looking great Steve! ... and I can sympathise re...

    Looking great Steve! ... and I can sympathise re the 'kitcar Gods' .... I've still got the blood stains on the garage floor from having cut my head twice on the underside of the body in the cramped...
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    I'll be doing the hydraulics on my brakes soon...

    I'll be doing the hydraulics on my brakes soon and would really appreciate some help on this issue too.

    In principle a brake bias valve sounds sensible, but does it operate by simply restricting...
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    Hey Bushboy, Good to hear from you. I know what...

    Hey Bushboy,
    Good to hear from you. I know what you mean, life just gets in the way! However, even if you didnít get it finished till Xmas youíd still be faster than me!
    Cheers, Alistair
  13. Hahaha ... good on you Gaisa!! This is a great...

    Hahaha ... good on you Gaisa!! This is a great demonstration of the problems of 'texting' ... maybe we should adopt 'Facetime' for Forum chats so that we can get the full message because they say...
  14. Low pressure method? .... maybe you should hang...

    Low pressure method? .... maybe you should hang on to that Waxoyl Pressure Sprayer! :outahere:
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    :clapping: .... :thumbup: .... :cheers:

    :clapping: .... :thumbup: .... :cheers:
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    Hahaha!! OK, I'll just call mine Bana-phrionnsa ...

    Hahaha!! OK, I'll just call mine Bana-phrionnsa :thumbup:
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    Hmmm, it's beginning to look like I'll have to...

    Hmmm, it's beginning to look like I'll have to make my Nova 'Princess 2' .... and not let her get wet!! :outahere:
  18. Just want to give a 'shoutout' for Limebug. I...

    Just want to give a 'shoutout' for Limebug. I ordered the spacers yesterday morning and had them in my hands early this afternoon. Excellent service!
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    Thanks Chris, very helpful! ... and it looks like...

    Thanks Chris, very helpful! ... and it looks like I'll have a while to do the proper checks before I get all the 'bling' because they told me today that despite the website saying the 'bling kit' is...
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    Thanks Phill, I'll hang on to the old rocker...

    Thanks Phill, I'll hang on to the old rocker covers just in case.

    Yes, I've seen a couple of alternators advertised along with the fuel pump, and pointing out that a lot of suppliers don't supply...
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    Thanks Peter, thatís great. Donít know about...

    Thanks Peter, thatís great. Donít know about Ďall outí bling, but a fair bit of chrome and some blue to match the body. Must admit Iím looking forward to this stage of my resto :)
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    That sounds likely Steve ... thanks. .... and...

    That sounds likely Steve ... thanks.

    .... and btw itís not me thatís on fire, itís my credit card! :laugh:
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    Since I should have a rolling chassis (of sorts)...

    Since I should have a rolling chassis (of sorts) in the next week or so, my thoughts have now moved to the next stage ... the engine.

    Way, way, back when she was on the road in the late 1980's I...
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    Thatís good Phill. I like Davidís suggestion of a...

    Thatís good Phill. I like Davidís suggestion of a brake bias adjuster. Whether or not the front calipers are upgraded it could help reduce the risk of the front wheels locking, especially when...
  25. Excellent Steve ... thanks! I’ve not seen the...

    Excellent Steve ... thanks!

    I’ve not seen the spacers before ... they make perfect sense after today’s struggles. I’ve just ordered a pair! :thumbup:

    Alistair
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