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    Default My nova (hotrod) of 13 years!

    Here is my nova that ive been building for the last 13 years(ish). Unfortunatly due to a lack of cash flow its just been stored for the last 5 of them! However things have changed now and hope to be busy with it again soon.





    This was the engine it had in:-
    1.6 fully rebuilt bottom end
    Lightened flywheel
    Ported and gas flowed 1.4 head
    Race/Rally cam
    4-1 exhaust
    twin 40 webbers
    It was quick enough(sounded really nice!) but way too thirsty!



    However this is how it stands now and has for the last 5 years!



    On the plus side I have this to drop in it now!



    Was wondering what you guys think?

    Last edited by hotrod; 06-10-12 at 10:20 PM. Reason: Moved pics in photobucket!

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    90's styled nova

    never seen a mk1 nova with quad lights till now hmmm

    love the wide arches on it

    what bumper was on it? custom one ? looks like it had a cossie lip on it

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    Hit the nail on the head mate! custom bumper made to fit the cossie splitter!

    Think the headlights were quad conversions but not too sure (been a long time!)
    Wouldnt matter anyway both the grille and lights have been modified to fit the front end!

    Ultimatlly the plan would be a full fiberglass front end all 1 piece but not too sure thats gonna happen now!

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    Times have changed mate. Bodykits are so 90s! Put the car back to standard lad!

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    kool

    look like oz alloys?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EwanG View Post
    Times have changed mate. Bodykits are so 90s! Put the car back to standard lad!
    yea follow the crowd and mk2 gsi rep it on speedlines :/ i like the arches and that front bumper, its different.

    pie you not seen mine with them lights?

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    I was expecting some crazy roof chopped, rusty hot rod with a nova shell in there somewhere
    Car looks like its from the 90's and i like it. Like the uniqness, and although not to fully my taste, i respect the fact you have thought outside the box especially with that front bumper.

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    no i aint bub

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    The car will never go back to standard gonna finish it as hommage to the 90's (my era! haha)

    The alloys are milli miglia. I laughed so hard when the guy in the shop said they wouldnt fit on a nova!

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    its different. and that is what is good.... as above, don't follow the rest of the crowd.... there are quite a few bits that are not to my taste, but you'd probably hate bits of my car too

    get it restored & wake up a few people at billing with it.


    ps. i like the colour
    Quote Originally Posted by bazzap8389 View Post
    With some luck I'll get it this year....
    linky to my online parts/technical catalogue thread

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