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    Hi Phill, it will do wonders for the steering...

    Hi Phill, it will do wonders for the steering input response. Many, many moons ago I was a proud owner of a Simca Rally One (and a half... *Rally Two engine*) Simca's are Rear-engined, lacking weight...
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    I totally agree about Richard Oakes inspiration...

    I totally agree about Richard Oakes inspiration on designing the Nova. If the presence of a rear engined Corvette (the XP-819)was known by Richard I am sure he would be influenced by that concept...
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    Hi Lauren, I am afraid I have to correct you a...

    Hi Lauren, I am afraid I have to correct you a bit, if I am not mistaken the Honda S800 was equipped with a 8500 RPM 4 banger(inline) with 4 carburetors not unlike the CB750 bike engine, but water...
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    Orange

    On behalf of the people of the Netherlands I say thank you.:bananasplit:
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    Hi Lauren, thanks for your comment. I've...

    Hi Lauren, thanks for your comment. I've struggled indeed with the Styling v.s. Function dilemma. The shape of the "windowlette" could be improved by making the folding line longer, but that would...
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    Experimental: Mock-up opening side windows

    Phil, visibility is one of the things I can't check because my canopy is not fitted, most obstructive is in my opinion the vertical seal near the A-pillar. Opening and closing isn't a swift...
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    Experimental: Mock-up opening side windows

    Hi All, I've been puzzling with the opening side window challenge for a long time. Many, many moons ago I drove a Citroen 2CV6 (the high power version, with 602cc of grunt..) which had side windows...
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    If you really want to know if your suspension is...

    If you really want to know if your suspension is in perfect order you might considering to weigh every corner of the car. Cars with rather stiff suspension could be optical in balance but physical in...
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    I understand that I have to make arrangements to...

    I understand that I have to make arrangements to lift the reservoir with the canopy, or have difficult routing for the supply line....
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    Phil, I am planning to connect the jets to my...

    Phil, I am planning to connect the jets to my wiper arm, my Pontiac G8 GT has the same arrangement and that works fine, just an idea. Cheers.

    Rob
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    In my view there's more than enough padding even...

    In my view there's more than enough padding even to withstand a nuclear blast..
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    Inspiration rear-end Nova

    The Lambo Asterion Concept (a large Muira on steriods) has about the same rear end configuration as the Nova, see how the designers tackled the "exposed internals challenge"2863
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    An example of a prototype from China, the...

    An example of a prototype from China, the Techrules Ran, has about the same powerplant as we all have in our kits, 6 electric motors and a turbine range extender running on Diesel fuel...1300 Hp....
  14. Thanks so far for the research guys, it seems to...

    Thanks so far for the research guys, it seems to be that a simple sequence of production numbers is non-existent. The aluminium tag of my car is found on the body work just in front of the upper...
  15. Logic behind Serial number and manufacturing date body

    Hi,

    Question, about the logic concerning the serial numbers, my Nova MK1 body has serial number 10680 and the production date is June 13-th 1980. Does this mean this is the 10-th body build of the...
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    The last contact I had was on the 24-th of...

    The last contact I had was on the 24-th of Februari (2017) about the availability of an out-of-stock item (the air flow sports hood vent..what's in a name?) I got a reply back from Robert Welch and...
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    Thanks Phill, a bit off topic: I am in the...

    Thanks Phill, a bit off topic: I am in the process of organizing things. Main task for now is welding lowered floorpans in my IRS chassis and making arrangements in Germany by a company to modify the...
  18. Thread: Project UFO

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    The show that triggered my interest in this still...

    The show that triggered my interest in this still futuristic kit car was Project U.F.O. which was broadcasted on a Belgian television channel. I live in the Netherlands and in the early eighties,...
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