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    Well I finally got released from quarantine and...

    Well I finally got released from quarantine and managed to squeeze a trip in to the garage. The good news was that the blue nova started up first time after 2 years sitting idle. I’m very happy I...
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    can't complain at the price of 15 pounds :wink:

    can't complain at the price of 15 pounds :wink:
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    Yes that is Warwick’s car, he use to come to the...

    Yes that is Warwick’s car, he use to come to the shows in the early 90’s. A really lovely guy and his car was always immaculate back then, he wasn’t a young man back then so he has possibly passed...
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    err........I thought you hated fiberglass?

    err........I thought you hated fiberglass?
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    Thanks for all the kind comments. Unfortunately...

    Thanks for all the kind comments. Unfortunately my place of quarantine isn't where the car is so that is 10 days of lost opportunity to work on the car. Having said that I'm also still working...
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    Not the ideal circumstances to be travelling to...

    Not the ideal circumstances to be travelling to the UK, from both a reason (my father passed away) and protocol perspective. For 5 days of being able to move around in the UK, I have to complete 31...
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    After all that work its frustrating it doesn't go...

    After all that work its frustrating it doesn't go right first time. I'm sure you will get is diagnosed, but frustrating nevertheless.

    Hopefully the remainder of the Gremlins are simple fixes also
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    Try going through this thread ...

    Try going through this thread


    http://www.euro-nova.co.uk/vb/showthread.php?3413-Windscreen-wiper-options&highlight=wiper
  9. Makes sense, I did wonder if that was the case to...

    Makes sense, I did wonder if that was the case to make the chassis fully drive-able..... So are you taking it to a private road / track.....or run up and down your street in the dead of night ?
  10. Looking very neat and tidy. So is the plan is to...

    Looking very neat and tidy. So is the plan is to modify the body to go around the column front mounting plate that attaches to the chassis? As that is mounted to the flange the body typically bolts...
  11. Thread: 009

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    Having the wiring done will be a very significant...

    Having the wiring done will be a very significant major milestone, I wish I could say I was this far ahead but its the one task I always procrastinate on.

    What approach did you take for extending...
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    Not all :bleh:......but I guess that is my...

    Not all :bleh:......but I guess that is my opinion...LOL

    https://youtu.be/6ShrKE0YL-k

    https://youtu.be/otwsH7P-Rgc

    https://youtu.be/p3WZ4OIz_4k
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    It would be good to see some full length shots of...

    It would be good to see some full length shots of the car now, at a slight distance so we can fully appreciate all the work and styling details
  14. well not just rams other questions were being...

    well not just rams other questions were being asked!



    Which both mine and Dirks post were attempting to answer


    :tongue:
  15. You can find the schematics and sizing of the...

    You can find the schematics and sizing of the unit in the attached link from an old catalogue I had
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    Thanks for sharing, will look it up and get some

    Thanks for sharing, will look it up and get some
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    Well done Alistair! I'm soooo jealous as I...

    Well done Alistair!

    I'm soooo jealous as I can't get anywhere near my cars to start progressing the long list of jobs
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    I'm planning to do twin mini radiators on my...

    I'm planning to do twin mini radiators on my Subaru Nova in the same place, similar to the layout that Mark (Buffy) did as that is the format many of the Eureka guys seem to go for in Australia. I'll...
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    I had imagined the flow would have been into one,...

    I had imagined the flow would have been into one, then out and into the other then back. Based on the pictures it looks like the Y-Piece had the flowing going into both at the same time
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    Great photos! That is a big engine that you've...

    Great photos!

    That is a big engine that you've managed to squeeze into a small compact space making it all very tidy indeed, well done
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    LOL......I said that for about 20 years (every...

    LOL......I said that for about 20 years (every year) till it was finally on the road, minus the interior being complete.....and its still not! Then I started another before finishing the...
  22. The Nova 50th is recognised in Complete Kit Car

    https://i.vgy.me/5cMeyw.png
  23. Thread: My Project

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    Looks like an extensive rebuild on the chassis,...

    Looks like an extensive rebuild on the chassis, and another RED 9 front IRS on a Nova. So that is 4 of us with that setup, but only Jim's is roadworthy so far and he was very pleased with it.
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    clever way of creating something flat to take the...

    clever way of creating something flat to take the grommet on an otherwise contoured section of the bulkhead
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    First and only wife 18 years, Nova 32 years ;)

    First and only wife 18 years, Nova 32 years ;)
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