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    Re: I ought to know this, but...

    I am puzzled. My steering wheel is secured with a flanged bolt and some thread locker on the threads. the wheel fits on a tapered hexagonal “spline”. Maybe earlier columns were fitted with nuts?...
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    Re: Liquid piston rotary engine

    Thanks for sharing this Paul. Interesting how the seals and combustion chamber have been reversed from the familiar engine design, so the seals are stationary! It would make a good engine for a light...
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    Weber DGAS Carb Injection conversion

    Reading up about this carb for another forum post I came across this. Nicely engineered piece of kit by Webcon. Peter.
    Retroject 38/38 Throttle Body

    ...
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    Re: Cabrio E416AYB

    There is a brown / green wire on the switch and a similar wire is just visible between the ignition switch and the plastic lower cowl. Blue is often used for headlights. You can remove that lower...
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    Re: Cabrio E416AYB

    Just a thought. On my Hunter the spot lights are fed from the main beam circuit. Have you checked if yours come on with main beam? Re the dash switch, remember that some functions (rear fog light for...
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    Re: Cabrio E416AYB

    Great! Tick in the first box then! :) Don’t forget the malevolent earths! Keep chipping away at the checks. Peter.
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    Re: Cabrio E416AYB

    Removing the dash is not a five minute job! It is a characteristic of kit cars that no two are exactly the same, being open to the choices of the original builder. Why not start with some basic...
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    Re: Pinto side exit exhaust manifold

    On eBay. Any use?
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/175032113297?hash=item28c0ba1891:g:Do4AAOSwnXhhmnoY
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    Re: Garage refurb and back to the car

    Hi Kieran. Nice project for the winter. I have sent you a PM. Peter.
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    Re: Morris Marina Leaf Spring Shackle Pin

    Something like these then?

    12571


    https://www.morrisminor.org.uk/parts/36-rear-suspension?page=1&page-size=all


    Austin Healey
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    Re: Morris Marina Leaf Spring Shackle Pin

    Is this any use?
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/372762572594
    Peter.
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    Re: M52TU Alterantives

    Google Autolox. They cover Guildford which may be near enough to you for help. Their blog seems to cover the same issues that you have described. Peter.
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    Re: Stoneleigh 2021

    Glad the event was finally able to take place for you all. Good set of photos. So nice to see a couple of trials cars in the limelight! Peter.
  14. Re: Fuel pump and ignition circuit fuse blowing on mu Cabrio. Help!

    Jon_cox’s comment above reminds me that my son had the same problem with his classic Range Rover and the cut out switch on those was a known cause of the random cutting out problem on those vehicles....
  15. Re: Fuel pump and ignition circuit fuse blowing on mu Cabrio. Help!

    Anything else on the same fuse? Wipers, screenwash pump etc? Did you switch something else on when the pump stopped, or did it just stop working?I would disconnect each component supplied by that...
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    Re: Hunter hood, header bar stowage?

    A word of caution if you have a Rover V8 engine with electronic ignition and the Hotwire airflow meter. Make sure you do tip the water off sideways. I didn’t once when leaving a local car show and...
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    Re: Hunter rear springs

    Yes they are adjustable but that sketch is wrong. The spring seat has the nut welded on the top outer surface and the locknut fits on top of it. You need two spanners to adjust the height. That said...
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    Re: Hunter rear springs

    I have a pair of these but haven’t fitted them yet. Dimensions are below may be of use.
    KYB K-Flex RA5190
    Length 300mm (11 7/8”)
    Wire diameter 14mm (constant along length)
    Turns 6 1/2

    Peter.
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    Re: Any ideas ?

    My TR ends were fairly new too but the car had stood without use during the lockdowns. I have fitted grease nipples to the bottom of the ball joints on both the track rod ends and the Track Control...
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    Re: Any ideas ?

    Need more information! Has the problem gradually got worse or has it suddenly occurred? Have you changed anything wheels, tyres etc before it happened? Have you worked on or replaced any other...
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    Re: Hunter rear springs

    Hi Mike. When you say the thicker more resistant end do you mean that the wire diameter was smaller at one end or that the coils were closer together at the cut end? Peter.
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    Re: Marlin Fuel Tank

    Why would it need a flexible hose inside the tank? The tank outlet to the pump should be at the bottom. I would expect any connection at the top of the tank to be for a return line from a swirl pot...
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    Re: Hunter rear springs

    Thanks Mike for this info. I fitted aftermarket progressive rear springs and Boge gas dampers to my 1987 2.0GL Sierra and it transformed the comfort and handling. I was sure that one of the Sierras...
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    Re: MOT Passed

    See my post at:
    https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php?8229-Ball-Joint-Boots-supplier&highlight=Ball+joint+boots

    I used them for the top (Metro) and bottom TCA ball joints on my...
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    Re: Project Binky

    Project Binky - Episode 35 Now available! Peter.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=hpkMrKyOX90
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