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  1. Re: 2.0L pinto Engine Fuel Supply Pressure and Bypass line

    I fitted a pressure gauge to fuel line it is exactly 3psi to carb which is what spec requires. I suspect this is achieved by the internal bypass on mech pump rather than bypass fitting. I think the...
  2. Re: 2.0L pinto Engine Fuel Supply Pressure and Bypass line

    Thanks all - will do the checks suggested and the pressure regulator is on the backup plan list.
  3. 2.0L pinto Engine Fuel Supply Pressure and Bypass line

    I overhauled (just cleaned) the weber carb and renewed the fuel lines (still have the stock mech fuel pump). I noticed the fuel line had a T piece to bypass back to tank with a restriction in the the...
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    Re: Triumph Roadster, rebuilt and back on ebay

    Looks to be done well - coming into summer they may get the asking price
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    Pinto Engine available

    I have a spare 2.0L Pinto engine that came with my Marlin - as it had been sitting 6 years I thought it was time to clean it up and find it a new home. I stripped it all down, cleaned and rebuilt...
  6. Thread: Project Binky

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    Re: Project Binky

    They make it look so easy - I would be on a day with one of their brackets alone
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    Re: The very long way to a boot lid

    Interesting as exhaust i took off had the 45 deg but I did not like it - now at least I have ideas on solving problem I created
  8. Re: Marlin roadster stormforce car cover for outdoor

    All weather halfords ones I get medium £65 - have been great for the money get about 3 to 4 years before they get to shabby
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    Re: The very long way to a boot lid

    Interesting point on the fumes - I am suffering from that have extended the tail pipes so far out they nearly need their own wheel - improved it to essence of exhaust as oppose to full on poisoning. ...
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    Re: The very long way to a boot lid

    I admire you quality and patience - did it significantly reduce noise levels when driving ?
  11. A story of a small part, a lime green Marlin and a year of inactivity .............

    at least online - retirement keeps you busier than you think

    Marlin still a regular driver but a very critical part failed i.e. the electric window button failed - I struggled to find one not...
  12. Re: New Years Day 2020 @ 8am, The Phoenix Inn , Harley Whitney RG27 8RT

    may try and make it I sometimes go to Brooklands who have similar but bigger

    I have been before to other events at Hartley.

    All depends on the hangover
  13. Thread: Speedo Sensor

    by Alan c
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    Re: Speedo Sensor

    I fitted a GPS one from Speedhut in USA - brilliant. 10x stronger GPS so acts like a normal speedo. only wires are to light it uo and to the GPS pick up which is right above it on dash size of a...
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    Re: Haynes Publishing up for sale? The

    suspect increased technology of cars, you tube and www killing the demand
  15. Thread: Test run

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    Re: Test run

    looks good I am starting to think the change from running boards is on the cards
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    Re: Replaceing Front Indicators

    I got some Harley Davidson chrome ones I think look a bit better - but all in the eye of the beholder
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    Re: Berlinetta build and restoration

    This could be a new official unit of measure. Apparently Wales is, as people kept saying its about the size of Wales when describing something of that size.
  18. Thread: Project Binky

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    Re: Project Binky

    i was thinking the same
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Consider prop shaft - check UJs
  20. Thread: Chassis Paint

    by Alan c
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    Re: Chassis Paint

    POR15
    But its hard to work with - special thinners and once can opened it cant be re-sealed as paint on lip sets like metal
  21. Re: Check you upper wishbone mount rods now and again, plus new bushes

    I agree unless you have hardness testing machine you wont know what you have. Buy material of known spec - cheaper than a funeral
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    Re: Not my best morning so far

    That made me smile - bet you weren't at the time
  23. Thread: Lands End Trial

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    Re: Lands End Trial

    great photo's
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    Re: M25 has its positves

    Your right Dave - more back roads
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    M25 has its positves

    As a result of reported hold ups yesterday decided to do run from my brother in laws in Cambridge via back roads - Hitchin, Luton, Aylesbury, Amersham and down to Woking - great 3hr 20 min run on...
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