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    Default Swiss Trackday Nova

    First of all i like to say Hello to everybody. My name is Mathias, i'm from Switzerland, i live near Zurich at the German boarder. Excuse me for my bad english... i'm working on it

    I'm driving Novas, or "Corsa A" as it's know here, since i got my driving license and now i got a nice little Track Project wich i like to present. So be patient until i got enough posts so i can add pictures to this thread

    Greetings
    Mathias

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    Welcome there are a few user off the continent on here, good luck with the project and look forward to seeing it soon

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    Hello and welcome mate

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    Welcome mate

    Im looking forward to seeing the pics

    get posting, once you have 15 posts you can post pics

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    Thanks for the warm welcome. Now i've got 12 ...so 3 to go

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    Here we go! I hope Pictures will work now.

    A long time ago in a country far, far away....

    I had a nice litte white MK2 Nova GSi wich i bought to keep it tidy and clean. But as these stories go... there was a crash Some idiot drove on my lane, i managed to avoid a crash with the oncomming car but crashed with a curb.

    After i got my car back


    Factory fresh wishbone


    The whole Shell was bent


    So i bought a "new" Nova


    nearly 190k miles, old, rusty, worn out




    the interior was really disgusting, so i changed nearly all parts wich resulted in this:


    rust removal






    New suspension -> KW Automotive Coilovers


    After some bits and pieces that were replaced i got the MOT (MFK in Switzerland) for my car

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    After that i went on and began to convert my car to a Tracktool

    First i tried to give it another look, black bumpers and white rear lights




    Got myself some "racing stuff" : polybushes...




    ...quickshift...


    ...strut braces...




    and new anti roll bars from H&R (Front 26mm Rear 22mm)



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    I didnt like the fact that i could not run tires bigger than 195.. so sorted that out by welding some new arches



    now perfect for R888's in 205/50 R15




    Then there was a bit spare cash for Metalp0rn from Risse Motorsport


    fully tuned Head: ported, higher compression ratio, 280 camshaft, stronger valve springs and so on


    and there was some spare cash left so i got me some nice parts
    Sports clutch


    New polybushes




    Oil temp gauge


    and 4 Point harness to suit my Bucket seats

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    looking good buddy

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    Bought a 4-2-1 exhaust manifold


    Made some "wide arch" front wings


    and spend a lot of time make a oil-temp-gauge-holder


    A friend of mine tried to find out what color my car was painted, but he failed, the color wasnt GM or some other make. So i decided to paint it matt black with blackboard paint



    wich resulted in this:




    after that it was time for some more engine tuning:




    and mapping by dbilas ...redline at 7400rpm


    Complete assembled engine... not for long as it turned out

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