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    I can see quite a bit of daylight through that...

    I can see quite a bit of daylight through that bodyshell :-(
  2. Yeah, those engine code letters make a big...

    Yeah, those engine code letters make a big difference on price.
    Anything with a 914 code has a big premium attached.
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    Hmm ... Looks like the advert has been taken down

    Hmm ... Looks like the advert has been taken down
  4. >> Nova 1961, Type 4, 914 engine/vw. Previous owner but one 40 years!

    >> Nova 1961, Type 4, 914 engine/vw. Previous owner but one 40 years!

    Does it have a real Porsche 914 Engine?
    or do you mean generic Type 4? i.e. from a later Van or Type 4 car.
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    very nice! :cool1:

    very nice! :cool1:
  6. Looks complete, with the screen and lump. Nice....

    Looks complete, with the screen and lump. Nice.
    Good luck with the sale.
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    Nice update, good to see things progressing...

    Nice update, good to see things progressing :cool1:
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    Sorry to hear Dave, I think I met your dad...

    Sorry to hear Dave, I think I met your dad briefly when you picked up the car a gazillion year ago.
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    Wow, that's what you call a stripdown, good work...

    Wow, that's what you call a stripdown, good work :cool1:
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    Looks OEM - good work.

    Looks OEM - good work.
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    Following this with interest as I have 2 Litre...

    Following this with interest as I have 2 Litre Type 4 GE code lump sitting in the garage.
    Keep the updates coming.
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    Info and instructions on this thread: Front...

    Info and instructions on this thread:

    Front torsion leaves (euro-nova.co.uk)
  13. Cheers man. The stainless plate that the column...

    Cheers man. The stainless plate that the column passes through is needed to run the car with the body off (only), I plan on giving the chassis a full shakedown without the body. The plate will come...
  14. I have a solution to my steer coupling problem;...

    I have a solution to my steer coupling problem; the breakthrough was finding a new-old-stock UJ from a MK1 Granada (top of first pic) with a >30 degree working angle and a solid bar onward connection...
  15. Thread: My other Nova

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    Looking nice there mate, so are you saying that...

    Looking nice there mate, so are you saying that you bent the glass to conform to the concave shape of the window aperture and bonded it in?
  16. Thread: My other Nova

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    Nice update - thanks. I have not seen that type...

    Nice update - thanks.
    I have not seen that type of seat before.
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    Looks complete - nice

    Looks complete - nice
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    Great pic!

    Great pic!
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    Interesting idea; get some bells & whistles on it...

    Interesting idea; get some bells & whistles on it ;-)
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    I feel your pain man, the Nova is a tough car to...

    I feel your pain man, the Nova is a tough car to build, but for most of us we're are having to undo some of the more bizarre decisions made by previous owners before the 'build' even starts.
    Most...
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    Top work and good to see the pan on its wheels...

    Top work and good to see the pan on its wheels with the lump in-situ.

    My only comment is that I would have slid out the 2 small torsion leaves (both tubes) to soften the ride up-front.
    I get...
  22. Thread: My other Nova

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    Great find, you are a glutton for punishment ;-)...

    Great find, you are a glutton for punishment ;-)

    I like the factory sunroof as well, you get the best of all worlds, sleek look, ventilation and an emergency hatch.

    Nova Cars were the Elams who...
  23. Thread: restoring mk1

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    Sorry to hear about the MOT; Assuming you have...

    Sorry to hear about the MOT;
    Assuming you have the VW steering box, the steering stops are on the front beam,
    the Pitman arm on the 'box should hit them at each end of it's travel.
    In this pic you...
  24. Thread: My Project

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    Looks to be a well-spec'd car - very nice

    Looks to be a well-spec'd car - very nice
  25. Thread: I'm still alive

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    A gazillion years ago (~1982) at a show called VW...

    A gazillion years ago (~1982) at a show called VW Action, I saw a superbly built blue Nova, with an Autocavan 2.2 engine, Reg No. WRY1, I wondered what had happened to that car.
    I would love to see...
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