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    Re: Sportster for sale

    Obviously a fair weather car, hence the lack of windscreen wipers. Other than that a nice looking car.

    If I didn't already have a Cabrio this would have definitely been on my radar.
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    Re: Three wheeler

    My mantra regarding three wheel transport has always been:

    Two wheels at front (Morgan, Polaris Slingshot etc) = good
    Two wheels at back (Bond Bug, Reliant Robin, this car etc) = bad

    Still...
  3. Thread: Engines

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    Re: Engines

    Unfortunately to us in the motor trade they are more commonly known as 'eco-boom' given their propensity to self destruct. Mind you I think they are getting better.

    You do have a point mind. ...
  4. Thread: Engines

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    Re: Engines

    I will definitely be following this thread with interest as I have spent quite a while mulling over the same question. My current engine is a 2L Pinto with EFi, this allows me to immediately ignore...
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    Re: Marlin Cabrio - hood seal

    When mine needed replacing I used this:

    https://www.carbuildersolutions.com/uk/25-x-6mm-self-adhesive-foam-rubber-strip-per-metre

    As mentioned above this is bonded to the forward edge of the...
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    Re: Project Binky

    Ahh, each to their own here methinks, I enjoyed the funky washer bottle as it took over 3/4 of the process to work out just where the heck they were going with this. I just love the over engineering...
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    Re: Berlinetta build and restoration

    Thats very true about the Wales bit Alan. I spent over 8 years working in the Netherlands and whenever anyone asked me how big it was and how many dutchie's lived there I would always say "think of...
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    Re: Berlinetta build and restoration

    I'm assuming you haven't tried this version of I-B then? It tastes absolutely spot on. Mind you I can never see the day when I'll be tempted to make some sugar free tablet. Actually you've set me...
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    Re: Project Binky

    Now, I've just got to convince these dude's that their next project should be to rebuld/upgrade my cabrio. And the likelihood of that happening is........?
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    Re: Roadster Rebuild Diary from Cornwall

    I'm also 5' 8" and can remember the time when it was defined as the national average height......... Never felt the urge to put blocks under the front of the seat in the Cabrio. Tempted to give it...
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Agreed, always a good first step is to check whether your tyres have gone out of shape. This happens more than you would think.
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    Re: Marlins a la Frog!

    Blimey, for that amount of coin I'd want it looking mint, especially the current engine bay.
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    Re: Greetings from Ramsey, Huntingdon

    I've already purchased a pair of MX-5 mk1 seats to go into my Cabrio. To achieve this I am going to have to shrink the width by circa 45 mm. Yes, there are alternatives out there that will be a...
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    Re: BRITAX Rear Light Screws

    Models very often come in kit form too, just like Marlins!
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    Re: Cabrio windscreen surround

    I too would like to replace the surrounds on my Cabrio windscreen, the initial install (not my work I hasten to add) saw them cut too short and then little fillers added to each end, not the neatest...
  16. Re: Check you upper wishbone mount rods now and again, plus new bushes

    Hmmm, given the task this rod performs I wouldn't have contemplated straightening the rods and putting them back unless, of course, this is just to check the new bush alignment? Any rod that has...
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    Re: Messing with my rear end

    Agreed, looks really good.
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    Re: Project Binky

    Yet another side project....... be ideal for camping at Stoneleigh.......

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HXSigszx5w
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    Re: Stoneleigh

    Hmm, I'm thinking I will just park away from the club area instead of getting stuck in all the melee close to the show. There always seems to be the odd spot about that you can park up at. It'll...
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    Re: Cabrio kit for sale

    I agree, its just one of those itches that needs scratching. I'd also be tempted with a Porsche one day if the funds ever became available, a Cayman would do........ :)
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    Re: Cabrio kit for sale

    This also looks like an interesting project:
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  22. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Triumph Dolomite 1850 also had a gear stick mounted overdrive (had one when I was younger though the engine was replaced by a TR7 one, a bit nippier). Just in case you are looking for alternate...
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    Re: New exhaust

    You should have left them off (till the MOT).... :p
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    Re: 2001 Marlin Cabrio 2.0l dohc for sale

    Now thats' a Black Friday bargain. Love the look of the dash, it has given me yet more ideas for mine.
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    Re: YKC built roadster for sale

    And more than a bit on the scruffy side. I'd be interested to see inside the engine bay, judging on how tatty the cockpit is.
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