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  1. Re: 1300 Marina clutch lever cover for Bell housing

    It was intended for the export market with fewer paved roads to prevent gravel from getting into the clutch.

    To be of less help to Adrian, there is a boxed NOS one in the attic of my garage in the...
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    Re: Steering rack stops?

    Not something I have ever come accross, despite stripping several Mk1 and Mk2 racks and replacing the internal bush.
  3. Re: 1300 Marina clutch lever cover for Bell housing

    Not a lot of help, but it’s not specific to 1300’s.
    They tended to appear on export models for reasons.
    Good luck finding one.
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    Re: Good morning.

    Follow the link in my forum signature for loads of info.
  5. Re: The tool you never knew you wanted until you need to change a clutch slave cylind

    Always nice to have special tools, the trouble is whilst I would like to lend them out, I need a substantial deposit, enough to buy a replacement, too much stiff went missing bofore hand.
  6. The tool you never knew you wanted until you need to change a clutch slave cylinder

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/234276809267?mkevt=1&mkpid=0&emsid=e11021.m43.l1120&mkcid=7&ch=osgood&euid=be1fef532b064fd5bc303cf12594549c&bu=43059783142&ut=RU&exe=99323&ext=234176&osub=-1%7E1&crd=2021110...
  7. Re: Lovely SWB Roadster with Alfa engine for sale.

    Bristol U.K. by the look of it!
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    Re: Unregistered Roadster on eBay

    Worth a punt, somebody else might need them even if you don’t.
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    Re: Not

    Don’t give his alias away! That’s why I didn’t mention it.
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    Re: Engine and gearbox mounts

    Thst was probably my advice. I knew about the potential of fa blades moving under load but only experienced it on a roadster when investigating overheating issues.
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    Re: Steering racks on eBay

    both appear to be from the same seller.
    At the risk of repeating myself, i have got done a lot of work and published on keepandshare, link in my signature below, beware the condition of these...
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    Not

    Just found this.
    Not Marlin Related, but interesting never the less.
    http://maximummini.blogspot.com/2019/02/motor-sport-tries-motorail-full-film.html
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    Re: Flexible Brake Hoses

    One of the best things you can do to any car pre 1980.

    Readily available from multiple suppliers.
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    Re: Marina water pump

    A good penetrating oil like PlusGas should help all the timethere is something to grip hold of. WD40 is not a penetrating oil.
    Patience is the best solution.
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    Re: Can I change a Q plate to age related?

    That saves the DVLA for doing work.
    It’s a shame, but that’s the real world.
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    Sticky: Re: Marina Roadster Owners Group.

    The gold dust from that seller is the indicator stalks if they are in good condition.
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    Re: Torsion bar reaction lever adjustment

    It’s not a difficult job.
    Take your time, as always.
    Try to take as much load off the torsion bars as possible, they don’t move much but there is a lot of torque in them.
    Possibly worth a total...
  18. Re: Drum brake retaining screw - thread size?

    Useful during maintenance of brakes before the wheels are bolted on.


    BEWARE

    Standard countersunk screws have deeper heads than the proper ones from Rimmer Bros meaning that whilst wheelnuts...
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    Re: Can I change a Q plate to age related?

    Unfair is the default position for the DVLA.
    I am in a long standing saga with them being pushed from pillar to post.
    The challenge is finding one person that is willing to understand yiur problem,...
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    Re: Marlin suspension front and rear

    Is that a front anti roll bar?

    to help others which torsion bar did you prefer, which donor, what part number, and what diameter?
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    Re: Marlin suspension front and rear

    The subject is not the Marina but the application of Marina parts in a different configuration in a very different vehicle with very different weight distribution.
    The Marlin Roadster is a bunch of...
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    Re: Marlin suspension front and rear

    I don’t think there is a specific supply problem.
    This whole subject still revolves around the bad press that the Marina got when it was first released.
    The Marina suspension was designed with the...
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    Re: Marlin suspension front and rear

    There is nothing in my experience that transfers directly from a Marina to a Minor though there are generic similarities.
    Minor owners seek out Marina parts to improve performance, particularly...
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    Re: Type 9 Gearbox Issue

    Top tip. Many gearboxes don’t have drain plugs.
    The Type 9 can be substantially drained if you drop the gearbox support so that it’s tail can be lowered whilst watching exhaust pipe and wiring for...
  25. Re: Brake Servo failure, Marina based Roadster

    The white elbow is a non return valve. Part number RTC812P available from Rimmer Brothers


    edit, corrected part number
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