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    Re: adjust the camber

    Tracking adjustment is done by screwing the track rod end in or out. They are the ones on the very end of the steering rack that connect it to the steering arms which are part of the front suspension...
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    Cabrio for sale

    Just spotted - Marlin Cabrio 2.1 Pinto for sale at Rolls MG Services , Gillingham ,Dorset. £6995 .
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    Re: adjust the camber

    Camber cannot be adjusted unfortunately. I t would be advisable to have the tracking checked as from what you say it would seem you have too much toe -out and that's easy to adjust .
  4. Re: Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers. Take 2

    Dri.vers side on mine reads same as Peters and 130mm. There appears to be number on passenger side but unable to see clearly at the moment
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    Re: summer meet at Cleave farm

    Sorry but we will also be at Newark that weekend.
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    Re: Q827 reappears

    Can't believe that 170 BHP from a 'B' series is possible AND still be tractable enough for the road.
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    Re: John @Kitfit

    Many thanks to those members that replied and offered suggestions etc. One of our members came up trumps by having a pair of the calipers complete with carriers sat unused in his garage.
    Once again...
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    Re: Roadster Screen Installation

    You're welcome Mick. It was sitting on a shelf doing nothing and I know it is for a good cause!
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    Re: Fake Marlin in Auction?

    Pual Moorhouse says on another forum it's a new one to him, likewise Tony Dwornic [Vincent MPH] has said it's also not from him. Did it sell?
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    Re: summer meet at Cleave farm

    Yes ,would be interested
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    John @Kitfit

    Does anyone on here have a current phone number for John who use to run Kitfit. I'm looking for Scorpio Cosworth calipers with the carriers , the ones with the numbers 887 and 888 on them if anyone...
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    Re: Roadster Screen Installation

    Mick
    I know you don't have an opening boot but cannot access be gained without dropping tank [is boot area closed off?]
    I have a functioning sender of the arm type if you want it.
    Regards
    Alan
  13. Thread: Stoneleigh?

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    Re: Stoneleigh?

    Great News!
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    Re: Waterproofing bonnet piano hinge

    I have looked into this a few times both for Roadster and Cabrio but couldn't come up with a reliable solution, as in order to allow bonnet to open a much larger section than you initially think is...
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    Sticky: Re: What have you done with your marlin today

    Drove the Cabrio up to Cromford for a walk along the canal and picnic lunch in the sunshine yesterday. Wouldn't have even dreamt of attempting it today or Stoneleigh .
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    Re: Towing a Roadster with an A Frame

    There is an easier way! Drive the Roadster and book into B and B or Hotel.
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    Re: Early Sportster hood / frame

    As Marlin is supposed to be starting up again , it may be that you can get a hood through them in the near future as they surely have the pattern.
    Going and having one made bespoke as Steve did will...
  18. Thread: The matrix

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    Re: The matrix

    That's how I've done it in the past - otherwise it's a dash out job. Once pedals are out of way it's a cinch but do give yourself plenty of room and take out seat and steering wheel.
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    Re: Idle Air-Control valve, testing:-

    You should be able to feel a slight vibration through it with the engine running, if you can then it's likely ok . Air leaks as usual can be checked by spraying brake cleaner or similar around the...
  20. Re: Kop Hill Climb 2021 - 25-26th September 2021

    I don't have 4 digit ref number either, but have order number .
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    An alternative farewell

    Yesterday I did an approx 250 mile round trip to Lyneham in Wiltshire . The purpose of which was to say farewell to an old Air Force buddy of mine who passed away recently, and as I couldn't attend...
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    Re: Handbrake switch

    I can confirm that A MGF/ Landrover Defenderl handbrake switch will replace the original Ford Sierra one used on the Cabrio. It's a straight swap , no mods needed.
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    Re: Handbrake switch

    I have ordered one for an MGF /Landrover Defender as It appears very similar if not actually the same. At worse will adapt to fit. Thanks.
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    Handbrake switch

    Anybody got a spare Sierra handbrake switch please ? Believe they were also fitted to some early Fiesta's /Escorts.
  25. Thread: ebay Cabrio

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    ebay Cabrio

    Cabrio on e bay . Requires IVA. Interesting choice of engine. Regrettably no hood.
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