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    Re: Smiths Fuel Gauge To Tank Sender

    I am conscious of the risks of creating a spark within a fuel tank. If I do post findings of my “experimenting” I had always planned on including a disclaimer.

    Like dogoncrazy I have just fitted a...
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    Re: Smiths Fuel Gauge To Tank Sender

    I have just fitted a new sender. I have never had a working gauge. It now works but I also have the same issue. I am working on a solution. I will update here if successful.
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    Re: Steering Wheel Alignment

    There is no evidence of welds there. Like it has been said already that is aluminium and steel. I would suggest bearing pullers to pull on the wheel/boss and push on the column.
  4. Thread: Ital spares!

    by getafix
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    Re: Ital spares!

    I don't think there are any/many parts available. Here's a thread from elsewhere https://www.fastmarinamagazine.com/viewtopic.php?t=4196
  5. Thread: Engine bay

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    Re: Engine bay

    Is your baby’s bottle definitely an expansion tank and not an overflow tank? How does it function if you remove the cap from the tank and keep the cap on the radiator?
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    Re: Can I change a Q plate to age related?

    The V5 for the donor was submited to the DVLA with the V627/1.
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    Re: Can I change a Q plate to age related?

    Thanks for the input folks. I have done as much research as I can. It is my intention now to write to the DVLA with my supporting information. I don’t think I will bother with progress reports on...
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    Can I change a Q plate to age related?

    Hi I am the custodian of a Marlin Roadster that was built by my dad. I have managed to evade the archivists thus far although I am in the process of compiling a dossier for their benefit.

    I know...
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    Re: Ignition Fault.....Somewhere!

    I just googled that first part number. http://www3.telus.net/bc_triumph_registry/smoke.htm I hadn't realised this was available. I could have saved myself some time with this. I just rewired my...
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    Re: Can’t Find It.......

    This one ? https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php?4589-Mike-s-Cabrio-Build&highlight=build
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    Re: NOS 1.7 O Series Engine

    Different accounts but I think they are both the same seller. They are both in the same location and both adverts say there are two to be sold.
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    Re: GT6 Marlin on ebay

    It was on ebay. It looks like someone has taken the GT6 identity and engine.
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Marlin-Kit-Car-Project/184394944349?hash=item2aeecb8f5d:g:SvsAAOSw-01fL5SX
  13. Thread: Cosmic Alloys

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    Re: Cosmic Alloys

    Here's a link if anyone is interested.

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/780779562670146
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    Re: Moffat Rootes Classic car Show

    I spotted you in Moffat yesterday. About 4:30pm leaving the Co-Op car park. I had been at a funeral at Samye Ling and was heading back up the road and stopped off in Moffat. I was in the "sensible...
  15. Thread: Mug!

    by getafix
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    Re: Mug!

    It only holds about 1/3 of a litre. I think the image is showing what is printed around the mug rolled flat (if that makes sense).
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    Red Roadster on e-bay

    Nice looking collection of roadster spares on e-bay.


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    Re: Cabrio spotted near Dunfermline

    Possibly was you. Might have been a Berli, it was red and was joining the A985 from the south and turning right.

    It was my son that spotted you saying "There's a Marlin".
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    Cabrio spotted near Dunfermline

    Was at the Scottish Retro and Classic Car Show today. No Marlins there. I did spot a Cabrio though I think it was the Limekilns junction waiting to get on to the A985. I would have waved but I was...
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    Re: Buying Club goods online

    First two for me too. I'm a new member. There are a few items I'd like but I've been putting it off because of the process. If online purchasing was available I would undoubtedly have ordered...
  20. Re: Gumtree : Triumph Based Roadster in W Midlands

    42cc and 6410kg. That must be slow.
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    Re: Ford Gearbox Help Please

    Yes, there was a saddle there. A plastic one. I did have a look at the phosphor bronze ones. I think I will replace it but not sure if it will make too much difference.
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    Re: Ford Gearbox Help Please

    Once again, thanks for all the input guys, car is now sorted. The selector pin had ridded over the 3rd 4th selector fork. I removed the roll pin and selector locking plate. Chapped the selector pin...
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    Re: Ford Gearbox Help Please

    Than you very much for your input folks. The link to the manual is ideal andyf. It looks like the pin pictured in my original post is meant to be there. I will have a good look at the box next time...
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    Ford Gearbox Help Please

    This is my first post so hello all. I have just had an article posted in Pitstop titled Dead or Alive II. In short the article is about me and my son getting my deceased father’s Marlin back on the...
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