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    Re: 2001 Marlin Cabrio 2.0l dohc for sale

    Hi Kelton,
    Thanks for the message. Apologies if you have tried to text or phone. I am currently on a brief visit to N Z. I will be back next Tuesday.
    Currently I have two gentlemen who I have...
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    Re: 2001 Marlin Cabrio 2.0l dohc for sale

    Hi Jim,
    As you will have experienced car colours change with age and exposure to light. The colour might have started out as a Ford colour.
    The “spectrum analyser” showed the closest match to be...
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    Re: 2001 Marlin Cabrio 2.0l dohc for sale

    Hi Jim, I will ask next week,
    Cheers,
    Andrew
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    2001 Marlin Cabrio 2.0l dohc for sale

    Completed in 2001 from full Marlin kit and donor sourced by Marlin. The builder was the first owner, I am the second.
    Purchased by me, sight unseen, in 2013. It had 1418 miles recorded at the MOT...
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    thanks Gerald for another excellent run through Cornwall and over the ferries.
    Good to meet new and younger Marlin members especially.
    Thanks for organising such excellent weather too.
    Good choice...
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    Re: Where do I go from here ??

    I would be very proud for my club, the Marlin Owners Club, to support the CtC.
    This assuming that it has the approval of the relevant police authorities for it to take place and that the clubs...
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Hello Peter,
    Great idea.
    Unfortunately both my Marlin and I are SORNed until April.
    Very happy to join you then.
    Best wishes
    Andrew
    Ps we met at Pentillie
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    Re: Fuel filter and slow running for 2 L dohc

    Thank you all and thanks for sending the previous post Phil, I was about to look for it so saved me the trouble!
    This will keep me busy for the next week.
    Kind regards to all
    Andrew
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    Re: Fuel filter and slow running for 2 L dohc

    Thanks for the new info.
    The idle control valve was replaced a year ago, however an air leak somewhere has been suspected and now you have given me a clue where to look.
    Thanks both
    Andrew
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    Re: Fuel filter and slow running for 2 L dohc

    Hello and thanks to you both for your thoughts.
    I should have mentioned that it is an EFI, thus has , as far as I understand, an electronic ignition system so the thought that it is the electronic...
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    Fuel filter and slow running for 2 L dohc

    Two things, I was going to replace the pre-pump filter in the Cabrio.
    However the current filter has different inlet and exit pipe diameter.
    Eurospares has something for huge cost any advice please...
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    Re: Back on the Road Again

    Hi David,
    A couple of thoughts for you.
    First a bad earth can give an individual gauge no reading.
    Secondly I have experienced a couple of times the fuse holders wearing through the metal on the...
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    Re: Stoneleigh pics

    Hi!
    Many thanks for the great photos.
    Andrew
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    1988 Marlin Berlinetta for Sale

    THIS CAR HAS NOW BEEN SOLD 19 09 2014


    The Car will not now be available until early August.
    If non members wish me to email them the photos please use the email address below.
    There...
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    Re: Cabrio boot rack

    Hi Danny
    I am also interested
    Andrew
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    Re: Interior width measurement

    Hi Paul,
    The door to door width is key.
    I was told that the early Berlinetta had a wide transmission tunnel like mine but later ones had a narrower transmission tunnel.
    This is important when...
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    Re: Leg room in Cabrio SWB

    Hi Danny,
    Sorry have been off-line over festive period.
    I picked up you PM first and have answered, however for Forum:
    The running board/rear mudguard molding join is not in-line with the rear of...
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    Re: Leg room in Cabrio SWB

    A possible postscript to this thread.
    David Martin was comfortable in the Chippenham Cabrio therefore he will be comfortable in a SWB Cabrio. For that is what it is! This despite he, myself and...
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    Re: Wadebridge Wheels.

    Hi,
    that was a good meet in Cornwall, I would be very happy to repeat it.
    I am not back home to Cornwall and free til mid September.
    Andy B
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    Re: 5exi on ebay

    Hello,
    Is this more fun than a Lotus Elise?
    Sorry Lee et al!
    Andrew
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    Re: Pentillie Festival of Speed

    Hello, well done all of you who made Pentillie. It seemed an amazingly good humoured event inspite of the terrible conditions. Ted Coryton was going to call the whole event off but was encouraged to...
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    Re: Hello from Somerset

    Heavens!
    I'm exhausted reading your fantastic blog.
    Well done.

    I look forward to seeing you on Sunday at Pentillie and admiring your handy work.

    Andrew
    Berli
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    Re: replacement tyres

    Hi! the original build doc recommends 185 section max. Dial a Cortina into Pirelli website and they recommend 135.
    Having lost the front of Marcello briefly in the Picos with MOC I decided to bite...
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    Re: Propshaft wear

    Hi again,
    sorry not to add: it was the 'bailey morris' firm that did the necessary.
    Andrew
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    Re: Propshaft wear

    Phil,
    Thanks again.
    The propshaft was about to be repaired by the business you suggested.
    Apparently one of the bearings had already been replaced but very badly so that it could not be done...
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