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    Re: New Gallery Going Live !

    Well done! A lot of work gone into this.
  2. Thread: Seat Belts

    by scott h
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    Re: Seat Belts

    Could try this.
    https://youtu.be/NziLDgTG7Uc
  3. Thread: Suspension

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    Re: Suspension

    Both of the links above are excellent and should answer most of your questions. I would add that usually a coil over has the part number stamped on somewhere, and often a spring has the rate written...
  4. Re: Just suppose you have to tow your Marlin on a trailer...

    I would attach the winch to the track control arm, between the chassis mount and the anti roll bar mount. The TCA is designed to take large forces during cornering and brakeing so that would be my...
  5. Thread: Snow drive

    by scott h
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    Re: Snow drive

    Skilled driver, a lesson in car control.
  6. Re: Dismantling question 1 - removing the windscreen clamp

    I know this is a Roadster, but when I removed the windscreen from my Berlinetta I used a small ratchet strap to pull the legs of the surround apart. I laid it flat on a trailer that I had, but you...
  7. Re: Just come across this site a few roadsers and berlies for sale on it.

    Unfinished and unregistered Berly could be a good source of body panels, including the often asked for hardtop.
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    Re: Rear anti roll bar mount

    Although, as I said before, the set up looks a bit exposed, someone has gone to a fair bit of time and expence to make and fit this to your car. And there is at least one other car like it, probably...
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    Re: Rear anti roll bar mount

    Sorry to be negative, but that anti roll bar set up looks a bit exposed and easily damaged to me. I would be trying to find a solution that mounts the bar above the trailing arms as in the original...
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    Re: Berlinetta fuel tank

    Hi Peter, as I mentioned in a previous post I had a tank made by OBP, and I was pleased with their prompt service and the finished tank. I also previously mentioned the debate about Biofuel and it's...
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    Re: Smiths Fuel Gauge To Tank Sender

    https://www.spiyda.com/fuel-gauge-wizard-mk3.html
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    Re: Can’t Find It.......

    Page 3 near the bottom, only 230000 views!
  13. Thread: EPAS

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    Re: EPAS

    The Vauxhall Corsa electric power steering unit, when fitted in the Corsa, varies assistance according to speed. This unit on ebay allows you to vary the assistance manually....
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    Re: Berlinetta fuel tank

    I got an alloy tank made by OBP for my Berlinetta. I started a thread on fuel tanks but it never took off, if you look in general car chat page 14 it's there. There is a debate about biofuel and it's...
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    Zetec transplant.

    One of the barriers to fitting a Zetec engine in a kit car is the cost of replacing the ECU and injection system. This man has managed to get a Zetec running in a Dutton using the standard ECU and...
  16. Thread: Bonnet Badge

    by scott h
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    Re: Bonnet Badge

    A guy on facebook was laser cutting Marlin badges a few months ago.
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/244465822252180/permalink/3079252192106848/
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    Stonleigh cancelled.

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=4117315334976678&id=1328600380514868
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    Re: The MARLIN of Dorian Gray......

    UJ's are stronger, cheaper and more compact than CV's. However UJ's cause the shaft to speed up and slow down during one revolution. This is usually dealt with by fitting a second UJ at the same...
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    Re: Back axle Cortina Estate, Issues

    Type 9 gearbox on ebay. £300 but open to offers and it's at Auchterarder so not far from Glasgow.
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/123958682719
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    Ebay Berlinetta

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/402275856655
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    Re: Back axle Cortina Estate, Issues

    The first thing is to identify which axle you have got. Here is a link to a pic of the 3 most common Ford axles.
    https://images.app.goo.gl/cSNApU6dH5ojqXKq6

    There are several diff ratios for each...
  22. Thread: Insurance

    by scott h
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    Re: Insurance

    There are so many variables: driver age, postcode, car value, engine size etc that it's impossible to say if one company is best. My advice would be to call some of the companies that advertise in...
  23. Thread: Battery

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    Re: Battery

    Yes if the amps required by the starter is greater than the amp capacity of the cable then the cable will melt! You should be able to find the power of the starter on google.
  24. Thread: Battery

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    Re: Battery

    Depends on the starter motor. Find the power of the motor then use the formula:
    Current (amps) = Power (watts) ÷ Voltage.
    Then add say 50% extra amps for safety, and that will give you the amps...
  25. Thread: Battery

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    Re: Battery

    When I first built my V8 powered Berlinetta in 1993 the battery was put in the boot due to lack of space in the engine bay. I used heavy duty cable and had no problems during 18k miles of use. When I...
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