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  1. Re: Overhauling a rear axle - how far to go?

    Correction.
    The design of the halfshaft was changed at some time in 1978 around the introduction of the Ital (?)
    The woodruff key was changed from 3/16” thick to 1/4” thick at the same time as a...
  2. Re: Overhauling a rear axle - how far to go?

    It can be done, but the hub is rectangular so a three point puller is an uneven pull and can release unexpectedly.
    Don’t be tempted to use heat as it may effect the temper of the steel of the hub or...
  3. Re: Overhauling a rear axle - how far to go?

    You will be lucky to find the service tools listed in those instructions. Don’t be fooled into thinking that a DIY three leg puller will do the job, there is a reason why there are substantial...
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    Re: Ital 1.3 cylinder head

    Converted to leaded? Surly you mean converted to unleaded or E10?
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    Re: leaf spring disassembly

    For those of us still in the EU, beware of additional customs charges.
  6. Re: Overhauling a rear axle - how far to go?

    everything you ever wanted to know about Marina axles can be found on Keepandshare.
    access to a 25 ton press makes bearing and hub removal really easy.
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    Re: leaf spring disassembly

    Always listen to what Chris Weedon has to say, perhaps if you drive a Marina Based Roadster even subscribe to the Morris Marina Owners Club for good measure.
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    Re: The MARLIN of Dorian Gray......

    Stone Vapour boilers were part of my engineering heritage too. My dad worked for Stone, and I ended up working in their steam engineering design office in Crawley, Sussex until they went into...
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    Re: Rear axle - disintegrating spring mounts

    Have you managed to identify the source of your springs, there are many alternatives available through the Marina/Ital range.
    it is best to avoid the stronger springs unless you can match them to...
  10. Re: Unobtanium spares for the Marina roadster?

    https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php?5922-Superflex-Polyeurethane-bushes-for-a-Marina-Roadster

    Marina and Ital superflex bushes are identical.
  11. Re: Just suppose you have to tow your Marlin on a trailer...

    Not directly referencing the question, but my favourite trailers for build quality come from https://www.phoenixtrailer.co.uk/
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    Re: Rear axle - disintegrating spring mounts

    Replacement saddles can be bought from Rally Design
    https://www.rallydesign.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=4330
    These saddles need to be drilled out to suit the Marina suspension locating peg...
  13. Re: new to the club, need rubbers for tie bars

    Sorted, even if I say so myself.
    Thanks Jon,
  14. Thread: Snow drive

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    Re: Snow drive

    Rear wheel drive on a skid pan, always good fun.
  15. Re: Lucas Inertia Starter Motor for Marina Based Roadster

    From previous experience, always fit the correct correct drive gear to suit your ring-gear.
    Swapping a ring gear is a much longer job.
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    Re: Marina Rear Bump Stops on Ebay

    At the risk of alienating more people, I published an article on keep and share about the UBolts.
  17. Re: With reference to Pitstop 210 Marina Trunnions.

    Time has run out.
    Four registered Keepandshare users are a little more knowledgeable, the two complainants are not.
    Clearly their complaints were capricious. Their loss.
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    Re: Historie van deze wagen

    Maybe he’s not a member and has no idea what Pitstop is.

    Misschien is hij geen lid en heeft hij geen idee wat Pitstop is.
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    Re: Alternator problem… again.

    Is it a Lucas one. It could be diodes failing, a fairly easy diy fix.
  20. Re: With reference to Pitstop 210 Marina Trunnions.

    For a limited time I have made access to this document free.
    that is that yin don’t have to register with Keepandshare that was always free!

    inevitably certain people won’t look, others will...
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    Re: Walford Trunions

    It is indeed nice to see different clubs working together,

    I learned a great deal of my knowledge from the FastMarina forum and from the Marina owners club.

    I highly recommend becoming a member...
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    Re: Walford Trunions

    Thats one of the later design ones with longer thread engagement.
  23. Re: With reference to Pitstop 210 Marina Trunnions.

    The document in question has been read 1500 times.

    I have responded to Mogrange via PM.
  24. Re: With reference to Pitstop 210 Marina Trunnions.

    I have responded to Duncan privately, as before I do not expect a reply.
  25. Re: With reference to Pitstop 210 Marina Trunnions.

    Here is a copy of the last PM that I sent you on 19 November. I don’t think you can call this snotty, on the contrary, I tried to help!

    Last and final check
    I have been watching activity on...
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