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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:30 am

buy 1 then lol what you got left to do then

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:52 pm

put the new engine in lol get the rear arches sorted brought a fiesta to get around in now 350 with 11months mot and 6 months tax
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:03 pm

got the engone completely out




looking sorry for its self



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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:19 pm

just got the cd player in the fiesta was going to do the sub but then i wont be able to put the engine crane in the back of the car
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:10 pm

lol clean for the money, so just got do the welding thne the engine can go in

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:54 pm

yer mate its going to be fun when its all finished lol
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:43 pm

its going to be running nitrous oxide a k and n filter and a s/s exhaust for now

im going to look in to having a custom cold air induction kit made for it and a nitrous controller when its got a controller i will be runing 100hp jets
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:51 pm

just got be carefull not to melt the head tho, and make sure the engine bay is fully strengthened then overwise the front will just twist

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Thu Jul 08, 2010 11:23 pm

yer im having it all stich welded
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:36 pm

good good

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:41 pm

100 shot is the limit for a stock xe realy mate!! if you really intend to run that amount i would strongly recomend fitting arp rod bolts! as the stock ones are no good after 160 ish bhp

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Sat Jul 10, 2010 2:57 pm

yer i was thinking about doing that at the same time as the shell bearings and other stuff 100hp shot in way in the future anyways lol
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:00 am

lol just buy a pug and be done with it lol

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:05 pm

yer i will spend just as much time fixing it lol
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:11 pm

haha yeah very true

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Mon Jul 19, 2010 2:48 am

yea cos its off the road again lol

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:20 am

still waiting on the engine crane so it is taking a bit longer then i thourght it would i brought some paint for the litle rust spots under the bonnet as well as a wire wheel and rust nutriliser
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:48 am

fianlly got the engine crane yesterday took ages to sort it out needed to go buy new bolts for it and grind the relese leaver so we could get a spanner on it manged to fix aload of the surface rust under the bonnet i will get some pictures of that up tonight or tomorow im well please with the rust treatment i brought and all for 1.10 lol

so had my brother my mate come round and lend me a hand sorting the car out as i want the engine on the bolts atless by thursday so after 18 cans and a few bottles of beer we manged to get a engine mount off(one bolt lol) cut the exhaust of and turn the car around to face the other way that all took 5 and a half to 6 hours not to bad in my books lol
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:02 am

behind headlight before treatment and primer ect..


wire wheeled and treatment applyed....


after primer......


treatment stuff....
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:04 pm

so half got the engine in now Smile only to find out it needs to come back out to make more clearness Sad lol even worse news the guy neded the engine crane back to help out a mate so here what i have got done so far anyways

car up


tyres under



engine going under



thats it for now getting there slowly but surly

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:03 am

good work mate falling behind tho mine is in and had it running just got a few little bits left to do then it should be bk on the road next sunday but good work Smile

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:32 pm

your having a laught aint you started yours ages before i started mine lol
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:53 am

no i didn't only done mine this weekend just gone and had you made the space in the chasis to fit the alt overwise your goin to have to damage your nice engine bay, good work any way tho mate

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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:20 pm

yer mate i made the clearance in the engine bay the only thing now touching is the bottom pulley i didint think it would be a problem as the engine was in a nova before i brought it

bet you had all the tools my life recently seems to revolve around going back and forwards to halfords every ten mins lol
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PostSubject: Re: MK1 VAUXHALL NOVA   Thu Aug 05, 2010 4:11 pm

haha mark u paid someone Smile

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