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    Re: Stoneleigh 2023 - Show moved

    Well I for one am quite sad. First went in around 85… however having visited last week for my covid booster (!!) the site has suffered due to the proximity of HS2. Feels very unloved.
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    Re: New to me Cabrio owner.

    Welcome to the club ! Enjoy the car ..
  3. Re: So I thought I might still have one more project in me..........

    Well done DC ! Am loving the picture of bare chassis with the precision engineering tool to one side .. aka lump hammer !

    Looking forward to seeing more pics. .. best regards .
    Richard
  4. Thread: 928CDU update !

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    Re: 928CDU update !

    Hi Franklin,
    Thanks ! I had it sprayed in the early 80s.. from memory only I think it’s laurel green .. now when I Googled it earlier, there was a ford and triumph version and I recon the ford one...
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    Re: MVU 754P back on the road

    Great news .. another one saved !

    Cheers .. Richard
  6. Thread: 928CDU update !

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    Re: 928CDU update !

    Thanks all ..noted .. I’ll get an MOT first then apply
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    Re: 928CDU update !

    Anyone had experience of Historic classification? Reading from the govt website it appears I can turn up at a post office with form v112 pre printed and completed .. category R Selected .. 40 years...
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    Re: Bangers and Cash

    Hi Adrian, yes I saw it lurking in the showroom .. was it a Maroon Roadster ? Can’t see it on their website in list of cars for sale or previously sold though ??

    Regards .. Richard
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    Re: An unexpected accessory

    I used some “cable wrap “from eBay, the curly type that you can wrap around existing wiring .. bought by the meter ..
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    Re: Just joined (Mk1 Herald roadster in Scotland)

    Looks very tidy ! Nice colour too ..
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    Re: New member in Essex

    Hi there,
    I’m not from Essex (sorry!) but anyway welcome on board.. you’ve made a great choice of car, whichever model you have …. Cheers.. Rich
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    Re: Just joined (Mk1 Herald roadster in Scotland)

    I agree Peter!

    I forgot to add , I also fitted an expansion tank to the rad overflow (from car builder solutions) that sorted the occasional loss of coolant I got in traffic. Well worth doing .....
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    Re: Just joined (Mk1 Herald roadster in Scotland)

    I fitted an electric fan in front off of a GT6 (!!) it’s controlled by a thermostat in the top rad hose. So there’s adequate cooling, but yes under bonnet temperature is not as cool as I’d like. To...
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    Re: Just joined (Mk1 Herald roadster in Scotland)

    Welcome from another mk1 owner - also with a herald engine - DM me if you need any reference photos, as there all a bit different!

    Rich
  15. Re: Head light Bar and Front exhaust Pipe to fit MK1 Roadster

    Hi there,
    If you take a look at my Mk 1, it has I believe a Marina based mk2 headlamp bar on it. I bought it from Marlin in the mid 80s.
    I don’t have a spare, but it means that you can widen your...
  16. Thread: Stoneleigh 2021

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    Re: Stoneleigh 2021

    Sorry won’t be attending this year .. have a great time all ! Unfortunately I’m currently shielding, so it would be bad news if I got ‘pinged’ , so take care and hopefully see you next year when...
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    Re: Roadster Mk 1 short wheelbase seats wanted .

    I have some factory made ones in my Mk1, and could do you some dimensions if you want? Cheers ..Rich
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    Re: Marlin under new ownership

    Then I think the press release below needs to be updated to “ will end up on eBay” .. what else are we to think ? :(

    5EXi model

    Tom Sloan, another very capable engineer, who we first met in the...
  19. Thread: 928CDU update !

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    Re: 928CDU update !

    Hi Andy,
    It’s triumph front suspension, so I can just buy some .. I’ll need to get the old one out via a local garages hydraulic press though I think. Cheers..Rich
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    Re: 928CDU update !

    Hi Andy,
    Stub axle is worn slightly oval. Meaning after changing for new wheel bearings still a lot of play vertically where horizontally it’s just about right.
    Cheers .. Rich
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    Re: 928CDU update !

    Thanks DC .. I’m doing my best ! Although missing the annual Stoneleigh fix for sure ...
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    928CDU update !

    Hi all,
    A quick update on 928CDU (pictured) ..

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    She’s currently SORNED , awaiting a new front stub axle and an MOT (in that order !) .. doubt it will happen anytime soon, need to...
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    Re: Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    Hi,
    I have a mk1 with hood and screens in good condition, let me know if you want any pictures, frame dimensions etc.
    Cheers.. Richard
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    Import a Marlin to Sweden ?

    Hi,
    A work colleague based in Sweden is interested in exporting a Marlin over there (not mine !!). However he thinks it is almost imposible as their regulations are prohibitive ..

    Does anyone...
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    Sticky: Re: What have you done with your marlin today

    Thank guys .. yes a stainless finish .. low gloss..

    Cheers.. Richard
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