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    Re: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    I Have a clone as well. It needs finishing, although it now has an exhaust system and a grill
  2. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    I didn't use the plastic fan I had the originals steel 4 blade fan
  3. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    My MGB hated stopping. It built up heat very quickly. The people at Moss said to put the engine fan back on as it created an airflow over the engine. ( I had an electric fan fitted) So I replaced the...
  4. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Hi David
    I changed the rear drums for new ones after I found the others were not round! I didn't paint them cos I had lost interest in the car by then.
    I created the seat covers from a RR back...
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    You can remove the engine and gearbox on a V8 but you have to remove it as one lump.
    I has been dropped out below ( by John M)
    but I always lift it out with a crane.
  6. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Hi David
    I'm curious why you should want to paint the rear drums black when the front discs are shiny.
    Also the original cushions went with the car when it left North Wales. I have no info where...
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    Re: Marlin - SELLING UP!!

    There is an MGA in the states that will do 0-60 in about 4secs and a top speed of 135mphi It is all electric.
    Am looking at an electric Marlin with interest!
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    Wheel, wheel nuts and wheel Studs

    Time for a question and answer
    1 What are the wheels?
    2 What are the Wheels nuts?
    3 What are the Wheel studs?

    The info you have
    1 It is a Marlin Roadster with Marina front and back axles...
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    Midget 13" rostyle wheels

    I have a need of 4 off or 6 off 13" rostyle or steel wheels to suit a Marina roadster, with or without tyres
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    Re: Wheel stud spacing

    I measured a hub which I thought was off an A35 or Riley 1.5 at 4 inches which I thought were A series.
    But the info you have at 3.75" is the same as mine. So it must be a standard fitting for a...
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    Wheel stud spacing

    What is the pitch circle diameter for a roadster ( Marina)?
    I thought they may be A or B series but mine appear to be somewhat smaller.
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    Re: Triumph Rear hub puller

    I used a 2 legged on JRR but it was bent getting it off.
    Boy was it tight I should have used the gas axe on it!! Ideally you need a 4 leg puller but I don't know if there is such a beast
    Anyway it...
  13. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Have you noticed the car has TWO heaters and an interior light. I suggest you RING ME!!
  14. Joined the 2CV club for their 30000ft climb around the Lake District

    We did all of the passes, some twice, had various road closures, a push bike race over Wrynose and Hardknott passes as well as a vintage motor bike run and a number of 'modified' FWD cars.

    The...
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    Mk 2 hood cover

    Well that is FMB on its trailer behind our camper complete with a new hood cover. Ready for its trip up the M6 to St Bees for the 30000ft run of the 2 CV club. I hope all goes well Derek
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    Re: Rear Axle Ford Replacement.

    If the shaft and hub have only been heated to cherry red they should not be affected. The shaft and hub were probably heated to far higher temperatures to provide the strength and hardness required....
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    5exi body parts

    Some years ago I rescued the body and roll-cage of a 5exi. It was in the way and its future was bleak.
    I gave it some room but now its needs a new home.
    I will pass it on to anyone who can store...
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    Re: Roadsters in Devon.

    Where is the photo?
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    Re: Cabrio Wheels for sale

    Sorry to say but my wheels new wheels for a Mk1 Roadster are at present at 11.50 for 4 on Fleabay
    Having had no responce from the Marlin weebsite
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    Re: Ebay. Cabrio / Sportster.

    Illegal rear reflectors and I like to see how the plugs are changed on the o/s of the engine
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    Re: Marlin at Stoneleigh.

    they could talk to Rob who has succesfully run a diesel Berrli for a few years.
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    Re: Weber carb problem?

    if you have the same as mine check the rubber connections between the carbs and the engine. the rear one was split and letting air into engine. Which would run on choke but was backfiring. Plugs were...
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    Re: Thinking cap time

    Hi Ben
    That may be true with the small pulley on the dynamo car but mine has a larger pulley to run the alternator. It wont come off til you have pulled the crank pulley forward. Hence all the...
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    Re: Thinking cap time

    Finally got the Starter motor off, after I kifted the engine and removed the engine mount.
    Held the starter ring with a large screwdriver and used a metre long wrecker bar on the 36mm socket...
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    Re: Thinking cap time

    I tried the "utube" method. The starter was not man enough to do the job.
    So I started to remove the starter motor. I'm still to remove it.
    Some idiot (me) welded the engine mount, and it need to...
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