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    Congratulations, all that hard work really paid...

    Congratulations, all that hard work really paid off. I have to say that is the smoothest sounding idling and throttle blipping I've ever heard from a beetle engine, a testament to the effort and...
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    This is going to be a very ambitious build, one...

    This is going to be a very ambitious build, one which I am looking forward to learning lots on how you approach it from an engineering angle. Keep up the posts with photos and descriptions, it all...
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    From what I know there were two electric...

    From what I know there were two electric sterlings in the USA, a black one with twin headlights and a red one. They were on the Sterling site long ago
  4. Love the answer...LOL :thumbup:

    Love the answer...LOL :thumbup:
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    Always nice to take on jobs yourself rather than...

    Always nice to take on jobs yourself rather than having to take them to a garage to do, and we learn something along the way :thumbup:
  6. The attention to detail and no compromise...

    The attention to detail and no compromise installs of various components on your car is an inspiration. Its great having OCD folk on the site :thumbup::wink:
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    One of the reasons I went for certain aspects of...

    One of the reasons I went for certain aspects of my dashboard design was to get a 2 DIN Android radio, GPS, Music etc.. unit to fit and look right. The challenge I came up against was that the fake...
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    Yes that was Radek's build ...

    Yes that was Radek's build https://radekseureka.blogspot.com/2015/02/cooling.html


    I was just thinking that "heat rises", hence I think the hot inlet is generally at the bottom on most cars. ...
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    last question, for the flow of water did you do...

    last question, for the flow of water did you do the following :

    1) Hot engine water to bottom of one rad, exit at the top then to bottom of second rad, exit at the top then cooled water back to...
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    Sitting in the drive versus flat out on the...

    Sitting in the drive versus flat out on the motorway will put different levels of strain on the cooling system. Drive it like you stole it! (on a motorway):drive: Then let us know if the cooling...
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    The camber on the rear looked better when in the...

    The camber on the rear looked better when in the test station than it did previously
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    Fingers Crossed!

    Fingers Crossed!
  13. err......He changed job? I don't think Dan use to...

    err......He changed job? I don't think Dan use to be a painter
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    Just giving an old friend a hard time, I mean us...

    Just giving an old friend a hard time, I mean us old buggers have to have some fun...LOL
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    So where is the "5-minutes every day update",...

    So where is the "5-minutes every day update", you've got the car back....noone else is posting.....you're practically retired...no excuses :tongue:
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    Thatís the beauty of taking a full system and...

    Thatís the beauty of taking a full system and control module from a donor, all the logic is built in rather than us having to devise it.

    One thing the original system as installed in the donor...
  17. But not impossible...Gas Rams, OEM striker plates...

    But not impossible...Gas Rams, OEM striker plates etc... :whistling:
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    That is reassuring to know, I'll add it to my...

    That is reassuring to know, I'll add it to my list of jobs when I'm brave enough and in the UK to try it
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    Well I guess even without a droop snoot the...

    Well I guess even without a droop snoot the plastic pipe could be bent to accommodate, as long as the unbendable rod can be tilted at an angle by that stage of the withdrawal.
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    I was watching this with interest Phil, as the...

    I was watching this with interest Phil, as the bush on my blue Nova selector rod is worn and the rod rattles at speed annoyingly. Its a job I bought the bush for ages ago, I just couldn't bring...
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    Frankly I have no clue yet, hopefully I'll be...

    Frankly I have no clue yet, hopefully I'll be able to make a trip sometime this year. If I do it will only be a trial fit to see how it looks as I still have many other more pressing jobs to do on...
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    your guess is as good as mine right now.....LOL ....

    your guess is as good as mine right now.....LOL . All depends on when various governments let us fly, I was supposed to be coming June 17th (Booked lat year), but airlines cancelled those flights
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    Mick, The answer comes in two parts : 1)...

    Mick, The answer comes in two parts :

    1) Forward planning, I brought the rear of a Nova dash to Singapore on my last trip, so I knew at least that section would fit and the width I had to work...
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    Carriage is not a cost, IF I can fit it within my...

    Carriage is not a cost, IF I can fit it within my weight allowance (which as a frequent flyer it's reasonably high), but labour would have cost a fortune if charged. It always makes me laugh when I...
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    For those that have followed my thread this last...

    For those that have followed my thread this last 6 months you will know it’s been a long and at times frustrating road making this latest dash for my second Nova. I thought I would reshare a summary...
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