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    Fuel Filler Roll-over Flap.

    Hi All

    I am still in the process of rebuilding my Roadster and due to my fuel filler assembly being an antique. vented and non lockable and for safety I want to install a roll-over flap in the...
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    Hi All

    I have now completed the rebuild of the Marlin Roadster heater by using a new Heater Matrix of MG Midget origin. The matrix dimension's are slightly smaller all round but that makes it...
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    Re: Removing 1800 engine and transmission

    Hi Michael

    Wheels are 13"x 5" Carmona Mistrals I don't think that you can get them now. The silver finish is the original and I brush painted the spokes and centres with the same paint as the car...
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    Re: Removing 1800 engine and transmission

    Hi David

    Its a 16' x 20' Compton Garage unfortunately its not always that tidy, I am doing a full re-wire on the car at the moment and its turned into a bit of a disaster area now (to embarrassed...
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    Re: Removing 1800 engine and transmission

    Hi Robin

    My Bulkhead was cracked due to the pressure of the Brake Pedal action. I made up a frame to carry the Pedal Box and Servo Assembly. I think the step in the Bulkhead is due to the length...
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    Re: Removing 1800 engine and transmission

    Hi Michael

    I've just rebuilt my Marina Gearbox all the parts are available on-line. I brought a kit that included all the correct bearing including layshaft and needle rollers and all gaskets and...
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    No Problem Andrew I'm always losing stuff.
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    CBS are good I use them quite a lot, little bit pricey but at least they have the stuff.
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    I've looked at several different heater elements and I think that lots of them could be made to fit if you cut and shut the Bulkhead which is not something I want to do. It I could start with a new...
  10. Cabrio 205 Pinto Engine Squeaky Fan Belt.

    Here's an odd/interesting one for you that I need some help/advice on.

    My 205 Engine'd Cabrio starts and runs OK but whenever I put a load on the alternator (turn the lights on) the toothed belt...
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    Re: Cabrio on eBay

    David

    Your right about that colour/wheel combination it looks like it needs quite a lot of fiddly sorting out as well and reading Alan's post it makes you wonder what your actually buying. I'm...
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    Andrew, I would e very interested in having that Heater Assembly off you as it would give me another option outlet along with the other member suggestions. Obviously during the present restrictions I...
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    Hi Adrian, this heater looks quite good and it will be definitely worth looking at I'll take some measurements, have you got any pics of it in situ in your Roadster. I originally made my Marlin...
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    Yes I spotted the NOS Heater Elements on ebay but what puts me off is that although not used they are still about 40 years old, I think the last Ital was about 1980 unless these have been made since....
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    Thanks for the info I've not looked at Oil Coolers but its a good option that I'll give some consideration to!
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    Roadster Heater

    Hi All

    I'm in the process og refurbishing my Roadster 1.8 TC Marina based. I have been trying to get my Heater Matrix re-cored its not leaking but at 40 odd years old I like to change it while its...
  17. Re: Safety Alert Ford Sierra Compression strut problems

    To me the problem looks like Embrittlement Fracture around the periphery of the weld caused by the Heat Affected Zone (HAZ) in the Parent Material from the welding process as the fracture is not in...
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    Re: The MARLIN of Dorian Gray......

    I'm also stopped by the cold weather and my next task is to create my new wiring loom, I am using one of those Basic Kit Car Loom Kits from CBS.
    It seems a good basic staring point for the loom that...
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    Re: The MARLIN of Dorian Gray......

    It looks like you have sorted your fuel tank now but I'll show you mine anyway. I made it when I built my Roadster back in 83. I has quite an interesting history of its manufacture. the sixteen gauge...
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    Re: Dismantling question 2 - new bulkhead?

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    Hi Guys I made this to support my bulkhead and pedal assembly on my Roadster. 1" X !" MS Angle. Its installed inside the alloy bulkhead.
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    Re: SU carburetor overhaul - screw types BA?

    Hi Robin I am running with Twin Pancake Filters because that all I can fit in, but like you say they're only just better than nothing. I've just changed the filter on my Cabrio I've fitted a K&N in...
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    Re: SU carburetor overhaul - screw types BA?

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    1.8 TC Marina Engine (Twin HS4 Carbs.)

    I have just refurbished my twin SU's and I got my new screws and washers from ebay (off seller wem19520 (3817) and they were £5.90p for 12 screws...
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    Re: Cabrio/Hunter/Ford Sportster Wheels

    Hi John if you don't mind me asking who made the Gel Badges, I have been trying to source a set for my Roadster in Red and Chrome that I'm restoring that I built in the mid eighties. I've emailed...
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    Re: Marlin Badge - Hi Res Image

    Hi All, I also would like a wheel cover for my Cabrio would it be worth seeing how many owners would also like the same wheel cover and getting a batch produced by a specialist cover manufacturer,...
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    Re: Ford Clutch Quadrant Options

    Hi Guys

    Thank you all for the very informative Clutch Quadrant information, mine is yellow, I will removed the drivers seat and steering wheel to try to make it easier I'm now well past...
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