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  1. Looking great Steve :thumbup: Particularly...

    Looking great Steve :thumbup:

    Particularly like the last photo ... what a far cry from the stock VW set up, and that’s a neat LB lower through rod cover. Great attention to cleanliness too with...
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    Hi Dave & Bushboy, I stumbled across this...

    Hi Dave & Bushboy,

    I stumbled across this tonight from 2009 (too much spare time in lockdown! :facepalm: ) and thought it looked remarkably like the Golf Kart? .... Based in Kent, the dashboard,...
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    Dirk did some detective work when the Nova came...

    Dirk did some detective work when the Nova came up at auction last November. He went to the auction and came back with a possible reg number ....
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    Cheers Chris and Peter. Before I do anything...

    Cheers Chris and Peter.

    Before I do anything Iím going to check that all bolts are hopefully close to the spec torque, check the compressions, and whilst I canít feel any crankshaft end float, put...
  5. I rest my case! ...

    I rest my case! :confused1::notworthy::lmfao::outahere:

    :thumbup:
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    I see the seller’s also selling a canopy with...

    I see the seller’s also selling a canopy with sunroof but no screen, a Mk2 bonnet, and 2 side sills ... for £200

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/215557293132252/
  7. I know Steve, but at my age, and with the slow...

    I know Steve, but at my age, and with the slow rate of my rebuild, I need to keep it simple to be able to get her back on the road in a Ďreasonableí timescale. Must say though that Iím full of...
  8. Forgive me guys, but having read your recent...

    Forgive me guys, but having read your recent posts Iím glad I decided to adopt the ĎKISSí (keep it simple, stupid!) approach to my build ... standard drums on the rear, VW discs and calipers on the...
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    Just a quick reminder to PM me any updates or new...

    Just a quick reminder to PM me any updates or new entries for the Euro Nova database. Only registered members are able to access the database. Thanks to those whoíve already been in touch. Iíll keep...
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    Hi Stuart, Body and screen look to be in...

    Hi Stuart,

    Body and screen look to be in really good nick! :thumbup:

    If I was the seller I'd contact DVLA with the chassis number to see if they've got any record of the base Beetle ......
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    Had a good afternoon stripping the engine today. ...

    Had a good afternoon stripping the engine today. :thumbup:

    https://i.vgy.me/hD3L4t.jpg

    https://i.vgy.me/sy39Nu.jpg

    https://i.vgy.me/zejDF3.jpg

    https://i.vgy.me/vti6Qx.jpg
  12. Must say I'm really pleased with Machine7's help...

    Must say I'm really pleased with Machine7's help during the current crisis (as I said before, other suppliers are available though!)

    Anyway, why not give them a call with your photo, and find out...
  13. Hi Steve, Maybe worth trying to find one 2nd...

    Hi Steve,

    Maybe worth trying to find one 2nd hand in the uk before trying abroad. Or possibly going down the 3D printing route? (but I must admit I don’t know anything about that technology so...
  14. I received an order from Machine7 last week and...

    I received an order from Machine7 last week and have just ordered a new clutch kit & flywheel, fuel pump and a few other bits from them tonight. Their website says they're still trading online so...
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    Cheers Chris, that's encouraging. Mine's a...

    Cheers Chris, that's encouraging.

    Mine's a 1776 dual port with a big single Holley carb. I've got a new fan shroud plate, but will wait until I have a closer look at the engine with the dynamo...
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    Yes Phill, I'm pretty sure you do :thumbup: I...

    Yes Phill, I'm pretty sure you do :thumbup: I guess I'll know for sure once I start stripping the engine.

    PS ... I've been researching this tonight and it looks like in addition to a new...
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    Hi all, I thought that it's probably a good...

    Hi all,

    I thought that it's probably a good time to update the information we hold in the owners database. Since the last update in October 2019 I've received information from ....


    PaddyX21...
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    Can't praise Machine7 highly enough! Some nice...

    Can't praise Machine7 highly enough! Some nice shiney parts for the engine arrived today! :thumbup:

    https://i.vgy.me/v2b2Kp.jpg

    Sorry Mrs Bluenova, I guess the decorating will have to wait...
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    Brilliant Mark! Sounding and looking great in the...

    Brilliant Mark! Sounding and looking great in the sunshine! Youíve really cheered me up!! :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
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    But surely itís essential to bring your loved one...

    But surely itís essential to bring your loved one home Phill? I take it the garage/living room is still empty .... or has Alison reclaimed it?
  21. Howís about asking a family member to shoot a...

    Howís about asking a family member to shoot a short video for us all to help boost morale in these difficult times Mark? :thumbup:
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    James, I'm not at the wiring stage yet but...

    James,

    I'm not at the wiring stage yet but like you, I don't trust my wiring after the mice and their future generations occupied my Nova over nearly 30 years!

    Check out Phill's thread. He put...
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    Hi James, Yes, thatís quite a list. Phill gave...

    Hi James,
    Yes, thatís quite a list. Phill gave me good advice when I started my rebuild .... break it down into separate projects and focus on one or two at a time. Since youíll be taking the body...
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    I made the mistake of ordering more bits and...

    I made the mistake of ordering more bits and pieces online last night thinking I could get enough to keep me sane through the next few weeks/months .... Boris has pretty much put that in hold for the...
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    Glad it's sold but sorry it left the UK. There...

    Glad it's sold but sorry it left the UK. There was only a small colour photo in the advert, but from that and the description it looked like a very reasonably priced car ... someone's bagged...
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