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    Re: Berlinetta headlining.

    Back in the early 70s I transported foam backed fabrics to the car industry that was numerous in those days, they were always held in place by Thixotropic adhesive. A word you somehow cant forget ....
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    I was probably having a grey moment, I forgot the all important details; such as, the Capri Ghia 3.5 Laser axle was a live axle and I removed the saddles from the Marina axle and welded them to the...
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Mike,
    having shredded 2 Marina axles I would not recommend an axle from a lower powered vehicle. I have fitted a Ford Capri Laser Axle limited slip diff and after 12years it has not caused any...
  4. Thread: brake pads

    by phil.coyle
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    Re: brake pads

    Have a look at EBC brakes or Europarts you could possibly match up pads etc. with pictures on their websites.
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    Re: A trip to the supermarket

    Glynn,
    Other things to check depending on engine, engine sensor, ECU relay, and fuel pump relay. When the engine turns over when starting it initiates the ECU to send a signal to the fuel pump, the...
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    Re: A trip to the supermarket

    Hi Glynn,

    Not wishing to rain on your parade, but, injection systems work a bit like this.
    Turn on ignition and fuel pump runs for a few seconds to pressurise the fuel rail then pump stops.
    Once...
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    Re: Marina steering column lower felt bush

    quick fix, soak overnight in ep 90 and turn inside out ,refit. Or try Morris Minor spares
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    Re: Engine problems - help!

    Simple rule, no gasket compound near any fuel tank. Keep it in the tube.
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    Re: Engine problems - help!

    Nightsurfer.
    There may be some misunderstanding going on here, when I mentioned a blocked filter on the pick up pipe I was referring to the pipe attached to the tank and removing the pickup pipe and...
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    Re: Engine problems - help!

    Which ever fuel pump you have electric or mechanical you need a new one, also remove the pick up pipe from the tank and check the filter, in the past there has been fuel tanks overly plastered in...
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    Re: stiff gearbox

    I seem to remember something about the more modern oil will destroy the gylon coating on the synchromesh rings due to the sulphurs added to the oil.
    But in my defence I could have dreamt it when I...
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    Re: Oops more snow

    didn't I see you in Iceland ?
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    Re: Marina bottom trunnion

    What you have is a Walford repair trunnion made by Walford Engineering. The BIG nut you describe is actually a part of the repair kit. It is fitted to the screw part of the leg after you have...
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    Re: roadster hood swb

    The sail tape I used was double-sided 12mm and I used it just to do a dummy run before final stitching.
    As Dogoncrazy says the tape is not good to sew through as thread and glue are not a good...
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    Re: roadster hood swb

    Forgot to mention about sailmakers tape, widths from 12mm and upwards, stickier than a sticky thing and useful for assembling pieces together before stitching.
    For lift dot fasteners have a look at...
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    Re: roadster hood swb

    Meverett,
    Forgive my interjection, but I have a few tips that may help in the long run.

    Before you take the fabric of the old hood apart I suggest that you mark the seams of each piece before...
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    Re: Flasher unit for indicators

    Try this firm http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.eu/product.php/625/12-volt-electronic-3-pin-flasher-relay
    ...
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    Re: Hunter with jerky running

    The next thing to try is the A I C V or in English The air idle control valve. This is a non serviceable item but they do gum up, it sits on the other side of the manifold to the TPS (do you speak...
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    Re: Hunter with jerky running

    I would check for any possible air leaks between the air flow meter and the intake manifold. Air flow meter is after the air filter and before the manifold, and any small hoses joining on to the...
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    Re: Front Indicator lights

    These are original or copies of the Lucas 1130 sidelight, nowadays you can get a bulb fitting for these lamps that will take a 5w sidelight bulb AND a 21w amber bulb (small bayonet type) but the...
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    Re: Update on my Marlin activities

    May see you around, I live in Press that inn.

    Phil.
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    Re: Yellow topped relay sierra origin fuse box

    Tony I would suggest you try any truck repair outfit as the air pipes on a truck are many and vary in sizes. Don't forget to fit inserts in the pipe when you join pipes and unions, the inserts stop...
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    Re: buch

    Correct, as an apprentice mechanic in the 60s I changed many.
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    Re: Yellow topped relay sierra origin fuse box

    Again Tony there is no standardisation on kit car building, and I doubt if two kit cars are ever built the same with different engines specifications of different donor cars the possibilities are...
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    Re: Yellow topped relay sierra origin fuse box

    This may help, http://www.fordopedia.org/parts-catalog/sierra-mk1/J2.21 as with some kit cars not everything is sacrosanct to that specific model,and as usual interchanging of electrical parts is...
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