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    Another Media article for bobberuk

    So, I may have lied about reading it every week, however, after emailing them months ago. Someone sent me this picture today.
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    Live in the Sun on Sunday
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    You are correct, there is a central bracket that...

    You are correct, there is a central bracket that I made up to try and stop some of the droop. The slats weren't too bad after all the repair I had carried out. However, I'm fairly sure that after...
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    More pics 3973 3974 3975 3976 3977 ...

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    Amazing what patience and a few rattle cans will produce! :clapping::clapping::clapping:
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    Isolation = Working from home and extra time for me!!

    Hi guys

    Hope you are all safe and well. I've been working hard from home to keep you all connected the best I can.
    [I work for a team within Openreach remotely fault fixing the fibre network...
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    Hmm - thumbnails appear not to be working but the...

    Hmm - thumbnails appear not to be working but the link should
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    Haynes Museum Breakfast Club

    So I discovered that the 1st Sunday in every month is 'Breakfast Club' at the Haynes Museum near Sparkford. it's about 35 miles from me so we decided we would go and see what if anything was going...
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    Hi - The rack an pinion was already on the car...

    Hi - The rack an pinion was already on the car when I purchased it. It has 'Ford' cast on it, so I'm guessing that it is from an Escort or Fiesta possibly 1980's. But it has the VW tie rod ends...
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    I have had the car since June 2012 - but didn't...

    I have had the car since June 2012 - but didn't start on it for about 12 months. I did around 3 years work and got it drivable. We then moved house and it stood for 7 years before I started on it...
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    NEW host site link to the build

    New linky to some of the build photos:

    https://1drv.ms/u/s!Amxq06e5KQoHmgIrmx2ta8ccIQe8?e=gNrwty
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    Thanks guys - Think this might be better now - I...

    Thanks guys - Think this might be better now - I have done with Photobucket. It is to do with the way they calculate how much server usage they have when othesr view your pictures. It's not based on...
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    Footman James Classic Car and restoration show - Bath and West Show Ground

    So we made it on Sunday 3rd Nov to this local show [Saturday was a bit of a washout]

    The Nova got plenty of attention from the moment we rolled up into the Public classic car arena [Cheaper to...
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    Thanks guys. you never know, I might even...

    Thanks guys.

    you never know, I might even make it to some shows next year. :clapping:
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    Hi Glad you like the photos - I have a load...

    Hi

    Glad you like the photos - I have a load more but I wanted to strip them back to give most of the story. I actually had to do the floor again after deciding to swap the seats for MX5 ones....
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    Long Time Gone But Not Forgotten

    Well ........ ages since I have been on here and posted [7years lol. . . ]. Apologies all round for not keeping everything upto date. The Nova build had to be put on hold for a while after we flooded...
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    Re: Bobberuk is finally on Euro - Nova

    Thanks for all the Positive comments Guys. It really gives me motivation to get on a finish the car as soon as possible. I'm glad you all appreaciate the work I have put into this project and make...
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    Re: Bobberuk is finally on Euro - Nova

    Hmmm!! Not one of my best I'm afraid. :blushing:

    Just a quick job made of angled aluminium. I only made them up to check the Aluminium U shaped strip with captured bolts that I glassed to the...
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    Re: Bobberuk is finally on Euro - Nova

    Just found other pictures

    The Re-mould of the Canopy before smoothing out.

    http://i424.photobucket.com/albums/pp323/bartonr7/Nova/19052009096.jpg

    The Lining Tray I made for under the bonnet...
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    Re: Bobberuk is finally on Euro - Nova

    5 mins spare at work.

    The steering rack was in place when I purchased the car and is from an early 80's ford escort or fiesta with adapted arms to fit the VW ball joints. Quite a common conversion...
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    Re: Bobberuk is finally on Euro - Nova

    Yey! Photos!

    I have only ever built one car before and that was a beach buggy with a mate in a garage of a friend who is a self employed engineer and creator. (if we didn't have the tool to do a...
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    Bobberuk is finally on Euro - Nova

    Hi,

    Just thought as I had eventually got round to having a bit of time to sit down and do some computer stuff, I would say hi to all you guys on here.

    I sent Mick a message via YouTube a few...
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