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  1. Thread: Rubbolite 7474

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    Re: Rubbolite 7474

    Top man. Got any tips how to do that?
  2. Thread: Rubbolite 7474

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    Re: Rubbolite 7474

    If you look at the build diary section page 4, for Berlinetta build and restoration. Page 25 shows how I fitted Range Rover units which are more stylish.
  3. Thread: Guy's Garage

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    Re: Guy's Garage

    Been a fan of Guy since way back, who remebers "The Boat that Guy Built". Looking forward to this.

    I remember Guy being interviewed at the TT races, Steve Parrish asked how hard was it to race the...
  4. Thread: Header Tank

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    Re: Header Tank

    Different engines will have different plumbing.
    Typically, a flat cap with no pressure relief is fitted to the radiator. A pipe is fitted to the overflow on the radiator and connects to the header...
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    Re: Strip down help

    Thanks for the kind words. My car is obviously Sierra based and so the suspension is different, but the rest is the same. Maybe you could do a rebuild diary?

    You mention the windscreen, I suggest...
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    Re: Strip down help

    The dashboard is fixed to a glassfibre moulding that is in turn fixed to the scuttle. The dashboard top is two plywood pieces fixed to this moulding.
    So first remove the top then the dash itself....
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    Re: Flexible Brake Hoses

    Hel have a part of their website where you can design your own flexi brake pipe. Options include length, colour, shrink wrap on the end to prevent kinks and many others.

    My tip would be make sure...
  8. Re: Marlin Scorhill Magic Fb marketplace in Barnstaple Devon

    It's a shame because it looks like an ok car and has passed an MOT. The problem is if there is an insurance claim, or a run in with the police the car could end up being crushed in a worse case...
  9. Re: Marlin Scorhill Magic Fb marketplace in Barnstaple Devon

    Incorrectly registered. Buyer beware.
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    Re: Specific wiring query number 723...

    The easiest way to wire a radiator fan and include a manual switch is as follows.
    Use a relay which has a fused supply.
    The terminal on the relay that is usually switched live should be permanent...
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    Re: Wiper Information please.

    Try these people
    https://www.s-v-c.co.uk/category/wiper-arms-and-blades/
    The main thing is how they attach to the arm as there are a few choices. I recently changed my wipers on my Berlinetta. I...
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    Re: Suggestions for 215/60r15 tyres

    Auto Express do an annual test of tyres to come up with a top ten in various categories, google it. A couple of years ago I was looking for 205/65-15 tyres for my Berlinetta, and went for Continental...
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    Re: Marlin under new ownership

    But the ad says all rights to the design included.
  14. Thread: Stoneleigh?

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    Re: Stoneleigh?

    Stoneleigh confirmed as Sat 28th and Sun 29th August 2021.
    Newark has been cancelled for 2021.
  15. Re: Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers. Take 2

    This might help. This is for mk1 Sierra. Maybe find the one for later Sierras and compare.
    https://www.fordopedia.org/parts-catalog/sierra-mk1/B1.10
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    Re: Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers.

    The Mondeo is different. The bottom ball joint has parallel sides and is held by a pinch bolt. Also because it is front wheel drive the steering rack is behind the axle line, where the Sierra is in...
  17. Thread: Wiring

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    Re: Wiring

    Car builder solutions has some handy diagrams like the one above, with a choice depending on what relay and switch combination you have. Their catalogue can be viewed online.
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    Re: Glasgow Berli Project back again.

    It's on the list of things I want!
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    Re: Berlinetta wind up window rubbers

    https://www.woolies-trim.co.uk/
    I got mine here a couple of years ago, I should have the receipt to identify what I ordered if that is of use. Obviously need to check price etc of postage to...
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    Re: Glasgow Berli Project back again.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333975429400
    At the top right of the ebay listing there are 3 dots. Click on them and it gives you the option to share. I chose copy to clipboard. Then come to this forum...
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    Re: Idle Air-Control valve, testing:-

    Whilst I am not familiar with that particular Idle Control Valve, ones on other engines respond well to a clean with the likes of WD 40. The part of the valve that slides or rotates gets gummed up.
  22. Re: A barely started Berlinetta kit in Scotland, V6 2.3 auto

    MX5 suspension and electric power like the Roadster in pitstop....
  23. Re: A barely started Berlinetta kit in Scotland, V6 2.3 auto

    It needs someone brave to buy it and find out what modifications would be required for it to pass IVA. Seems a shame that this could be built up and deemed unsafe, but a Berlinetta that is 30yrs old...
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    Re: Cabrio 205 Pinto Engine Squeaky Fan Belt.

    My guess is that it is a cogged v belt. These have more or less superseded plain v belts due to better efficiency and longer life. A cogged v belt runs on the same v pulley as a plain belt.
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    What about this on ebay?
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/new-heater-matrix-austin-bmc-rover-morris-marina-ital-/114553724141?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292
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