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    Re: Windscreen Emergency

    Bill, all of the glass in my Hunter is marked Tyneside safety glass, a quick google search suggests they still supply bespoke motorsport products. Might be worth a try. Cheers....
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    Re: BRITAX Rear Light Screws

    Another model engineer here 3‚ÄĚ traction engine, the workshop comes in handy for making odd bits for the Marlin. There appears to be another model engineer Marlin owner goes by the nickname peak4 on...
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    Re: BRITAX Rear Light Screws

    Just whipped one of mine out, definitely 2ba, dome head 1 1/2 inches long. Original lights on ‚Äė97 Hunter.
  4. Re: Check you upper wishbone mount rods now and again, plus new bushes

    Do be careful to temper them adequately after hardening otherwise they will be unacceptably brittle.
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Hi Pete,

    I did poke my nose in to the bar but didn't see anybody obviously Marlin, it was very busy, I'll look harder next time. The wet weather showed up a few leaks from under the dashboard,...
  6. Thread: Towbar

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    Re: Towbar

    10418All done:). Iíve added a brace to keep any fore and aft movement under control, this is bolted to a reinforcing plate welded to the original chassis. I have no doubt this is better than the...
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    Re: Towbar

    Iím sure what I end up with will be better than the Marlin supplied one! Nevertheless The plan is to stamp a small plate DO NOT TOW - RACK ONLY MAX 50KG and rivet it on next to the ball mounting. I...
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    Re: Towbar

    Thanks guys, the missing pieces of the jigsaw! Iím fairly handy with a lathe, mill, etc so donít see any problem with the fabrication, Iíve already machined some sleeves to go over the bumper bars to...
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    Re: Towbar

    Lots of interesting ( or not!) stuff about regulations but no dimensions of a tow bar. Iíve pulled these pictures off the forum and together with details in the original builders manual I can work...
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    Re: Cabrio servicing and maintenance

    Hello Doug,
    canít help with garages but I have a Hunter in Frome and I know of a Roadster here as well.
  11. Thread: Towbar

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    Towbar

    Having just acquired a rather lovely Hunter Iíd like to fit a towbar so I can fit a rear rack such as the Thule 949 easy base in order to occasionally carry touring / camping kit. Iíve done a forum...
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    Re: Yet another GT6 based Mk 1 Roadster!

    Itís mine but having just this week been seduced by a rather lovely Hunter this one has to go.
  13. Re: Rather lovely Roadster on eBay with 2L straight 6

    Sorry my mistake, MOT History check.
    This vehicle's MOT has expiredYou can be fined up to £1000 for driving without a valid MOT
    This vehicle may be MOT exempt, for more information refer to MOT...
  14. Re: Rather lovely Roadster on eBay with 2L straight 6

    According to DVLA itís an Alfa Romeo 6c zagato! Still a bit cheaper than the £1.3m asked for a genuine one.
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    Re: Berlinetta or roadster wanted

    Saw this car yesterday whilst picking up some other bits, looked very well built and meticulously cared for, if I had room for two I would have given it home.
  16. Re: New member - already asking stupid questions re seats :)

    Might be worth looking at rear or 3rd row 'boot' seats from an mph or similar, our Touran has three individual seats across the back, similarly these boot seats from a volvo could be promising. eBay...
  17. Thread: side lights

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    Re: side lights

    Quite a few Marlins appear to use the rubbolite M50 which appear to be available without too much problem if you google them.
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    Re: Tax exempt Roadster...

    Would appear to be registered as an MG which seems a bit odd.
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    Re: Brake servo on Marina based cars

    My old Marina Roadster Q621CGY had a brake bias valve to adjust the pressure front and rear, you can still get them from the likes of Demon Tweaks and the like. Current Vitesse roadster doesn't have...
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    spotted in Frome

    Took my Roadster out for a quick trip to the shops on Friday, came out and found another parked alongside. Explains why people keep telling me they've seen me out and about when I haven't been! Mine...
  21. Triumph Vitesse/GT6 Overdrive gearbox removal

    Hi as per the title, what's the easiest way to get the gearbox in and out to do the clutch? I have an engine crane and wonder if it would be easier to pull both out together? In my Vitesse I could...
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    Not mine, can't work out if I like it or not!

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RARE-MILLE-MIGLIA-ROADSTER-/162031014651?hash=item25b9cd12fb:g:1qsAAOSwq19XBkRE
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    Re: Marlin Mon Amour Part 2 !!

    Looks like they were just trying to copy the original!
    533 ◊ 343 - worldactivitys.blogspot.com
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    Triumph exhaust

    Hi,

    I would really appreciate if anybody with a Triumph based roadster with rear exit exhaust could post a picture or two, my GT6 based roadster has the silencers hanging under the drivers running...
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Mine was the green Mk1 in the classic car park, saw a very nice Hunter there as well. Unfortunately I didn't get to the bar, maybe next time. And yes, it was a bit chilly driving across with the roof...
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