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    ***STEERING ARM CHECK*** Please Read

    Hi All,

    Whilst checking over the exi before the Summer season I noticed what I thought was a small fatigue crack on the steering arm at the front. On removal and further inspection it became...
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    Re: Marlin 5exi sloppy gear change

    Hi John, welcome to ownership...out of interest which car did you buy and whereabouts in the country are you.

    As Leon says gearchange can be improved and he has done it ! I had similar issues on...
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    Re: ..well the last 3 weeks really

    Cheers Leon, I just had to get cracking with the new engine....seems ok, just stretching her legs a bit now ;)
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    Re: ..well the last 3 weeks really

    Hi Dave, I noticed the Marlin, but the headlights caught my eye until you had just got level with me...I gave a last minute wave ...nice night for a drive!!
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    ..well the last 3 weeks really

    Great trackday at Anglessey on 16th June with Lotus On Track. Unfortunately immediately afterwards the crankshaft pulley bolt unwound allowing the cambelt to disengage from the bottom sprocket. The...
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    Re: Stoneleigh 18 who's going...

    Hi Leon,

    Day now fixed -Sunday for me...so hopefully see you there with your freshly painted car (red still?)

    Cheer Rich
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    Stoneleigh 18 who's going...

    Hi All


    Who is going to Stoneleigh this year in their Exi, and which day?


    I'm definitely going but undecided on which day yet..or maybe both and camp.


    First year that Marlin have been...
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    Started her up ...

    First time in 3 months, exi rolled out of the garage, started and run up for 20 mins. Battery now back on charge ready for Spring.

    Roll on Summer!

    :)

    Rich
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    Re: 5exi getting some TLC

    :cool: that'll do nicely!!
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    Re: 5exi getting some TLC

    It would be great to see you there next May- no reason you can't be finished by then :). Interstingly my brother drove your car when it was for sale a few years ago, but never went for it.
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    Re: 5exi getting some TLC

    Hiya,

    I wouldn't worry about the bottom wishbones - mine are 11 years old now (18k miles) and no issues - and that includes trackdays with sticky tyres.

    However, you do need to modify your...
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    Re: Oswestry Ironworks 2017

    ..and I've been accepted today too (Marlin 5 Exi ) :)
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    Re: Oswestry Ironworks 2017

    I've still not heard :(
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    Re: Oswestry Ironworks 2017

    Hi Dave,

    Spooky - I put my application yesterday too! Let's see what comes back

    Cheers

    Rich
  15. Thread: Stoneleigh

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    Re: Stoneleigh

    Just checked the weather forecast for Sunday. Oh dear. With my exi having a distinct lack of roofing of any description I may well opt for the Monday....looks the much better of the 2 days weather...
  16. Re: Classic, Kit & Retro Action Day - Saturday 20th June 2015

    ...great. Now a 300 mile round trip to go to the show. Was worth a trip to Donington (modest show + track action as well). Can't see me being at this one unless there is some really good reasons /...
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    Re: Trackday Oulton Park - 15th Oct

    Pictures of the day below (green wrist band sessions):-

    http://www.msvtphotography.com/v/photos/40712rxc/C166865002
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    Re: Trackday Oulton Park - 15th Oct

    Hi Dave,

    Yes - VTEC running as it should do on Richard's blue car.

    Good to see you this afternoon, the rain managed to hold off until the end of the day...unfortunately I got soaked driving...
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    Re: Trackday Oulton Park - 15th Oct

    Mine is Orange - K series 1.8VVC. The Blue one is a type R driven by a friend of mine....also called Richard to confuse things!

    See you tomorrow...
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    Re: Trackday Oulton Park - 15th Oct

    All booked...weather looks like it will hold :)
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    Re: Trackday Oulton Park - 15th Oct

    Cheers Dave......I'm frantically obsessing with the weather forecast at the moment. Looking promising though.

    Rich
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    Trackday Oulton Park - 15th Oct

    Hi Guys,

    Not quite 'what I did today', but more what I will be doing in a few days!

    15th Oct (weather permitting) Novice track day at Oulton Park.....there should be 2 Exi's on track - my...
  23. Re: Tatton Park "PASSION for POWER" CLASSIC - MOTOR SHOW 16th/17thAUGUST

    Cameron - I am trying to send you mail, but your mailbox is full!!

    I'd like a pass please for my Orange exi on 16th/17th.

    Cheers

    Rich
  24. Thread: 5exi Register

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    Re: 5exi Register

    Hi Stan,

    Not made much progress on register at all over recent months. Far too busy at work unfortunately :(

    There was one owner (Craig) in Tyne and Wear that last time I knew had painted his...
  25. Re: Tatton Park "PASSION for POWER" CLASSIC - MOTOR SHOW 16th/17thAUGUST

    I'd love to attend this one in August with the Exi - tatton is only up the road from Crewe for me.

    Rich
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