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  1. Thread: A happy arrival

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    Re: A happy arrival

    Congratulations ! :)
  2. Re: Triangular plastic/Nylon steering column sleeving?

    Thanks guys, it’s not the lower bearing it is actually the white plastic ‘sleeve/tube’ that I needed, you can see it just above the jubilee clip in the picture. There is a pair of these that slide...
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    Sunday Drive over Exmoor

    This Sunday, we met up with the local North Devon car club at our chosen charity for a bacon-n-egg breakfast bap.


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    Then a rather long drive over Exmoor (not MY fault we got lost)!
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    Re: Back from a long weekend:-

    [- Now you've got me worried, did I use the conversion for US Gallons in my fuel spread-sheet? -]

    From a full tank at the start, we did 240 miles and the next top-up was 5.22 UK Gallons (23.75...
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    Back from a long weekend:-

    Just back from a long weekend in Malvern for the RHS Three Counties Show, taking in Hereford and some National Trust properties on the journey. I got to drive nearly 500 miles in the Marlin and...
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    Re: Stoneleigh 2019 pics

    I'll second that, looks like a great weekend you guys are having.
  7. Triangular plastic/Nylon steering column sleeving?

    Bit of a long-shot, has anyone had any success locating the plastic sleeving that slips over the triangular rod, lower part of the steering column Scorpio/Granada/Sierra as part of the crumple/height...
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    Re: Back behind the wheel

    Sorry to hear about the possible ‘infarction’ and Meg’s passing, but you’ve picked the right week to get back behind the wheel, enjoy !
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    Re: GT6 Based overheating

    You say the ‘thermostat’ removed by previous owner, do you mean the electric fan switch, or the actual engine thermostat?

    If the latter, then you will have big overheating problems. Coolant has...
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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

    If it involves, preferably using only two pieces of string, a plank of wood and a school rule, can you please explain how I can measure camber, at home in the garage?

    Advice much appreciated,...
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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

    Being rather more careful and jacking the ARB up flat against the wall, with an 8mm 'foot' to allow for the 'end' of the rule, surprisingly I get the same on both ends at 322mm:-

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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

    Here are some more dims from the front suspension, pretty self-explanatory and might save you from wrestling with the ARB again. The ‘compression strut’ is nearly parallel to the track-rod but leans...
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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

    Paul, this was my 'previous' ARB, some damage to the step and possibly bent, hence replacement. I've cleaned up both ends, and can see no visible markings at all! Best I can do to measure, as...
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    Re: Millie antiroll bar

    Paul, I hate to add to your worries, but…. The washers either side of the compliance bushes look a ‘tad’ small, compared to mine? I’m sure V8Pete will put me right here, but when I replaced the...
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    Re: New Website administrator

    Agreed, thank you for all the work!
  17. Thread: Wind deflectors

    by kahawi
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    Re: Wind deflectors

    Can't advise on sizes, but. If you don’t have a fine-bladed bandsaw, then a very fine-toothed jigsaw might do it. We used to use paraffin to lubricate Perspex to stop it melting for cutting and...
  18. First drive of the year - (To the test station for an MOT)

    I fired up the Marlin, then somewhat in trepidation and by a circuitous route (thinking the EEC-V needed to relearn) I dropped her off at the garage for our first MOT as a Marlin owner.

    I’d been...
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    Re: Post a picture of your Sportster

    Great photo; Is that the hole, where you put the key in, to wind it up?
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    Re: Transport Rally, Oswestry Ironworks

    It was added to the Calendar on the 11th February, Steve:-

    "Classic and Vintage Transport Rally at the British Ironwork Centre - Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4JH"
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    Classic Car - Relay for Life:-

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  22. Thread: events 2019

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    Re: events 2019

    I think I should apologise to Overseas members of the club, as the calendar is very biased toward UK events, however; as said, any member can add events to the calendar themselves.

    It is not...
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    Re: Berlinetta headlining.

    Not, perhaps too relevant, but if you want a laugh, you can follow our antics with rooflining here:-

    Fitting headlining to a Freeman 30
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    Re: Insurance:- “Agreed Value Request Form”

    Thanks Steve, I'll let you know how I get on...!
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    Insurance:- “Agreed Value Request Form”

    This year my insurers have sent through an “Agreed Value Request Form” asking many questions about the car etc. Has anyone else filled one of these in and does anyone have experience of it actually...
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