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    Re: Dodgy wiring ...

    ^ ^ Yeah, know what you mean, I'm currently working on the spaghetti that was the unadulterated donor Sierra loom, apparently installed by YKC, seems to have been another story, hey ho, back to the...
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    Re: Whatever happened to J C sportscars?

    same here, steve, your post starts with clearly in white letters then the rest in darkish grey on a black background!!
  3. Re: Marlin Roadster (Marina Based) Steering Rack Redux

    great idea!!
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    Re: Replaceing Front Indicators

    Ok, visited a car/bike show recently, found these indicators, not flash, but useable I think, they are for a Yamaha XT500 and a bargain at 10€ for a pair. A possible advantage, they are a bit bendy...
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    Re: Sierra based column switches

    Anyone out there got a spare sprung steel 'w' , used inverted to secure the top plastic moulding on ^ said column ie around hazard light or do I make one in brass or ali?
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    Re: Marlins a la Frog!

    and another one! - it looks tidy!

    https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/1679522087.htm/
  7. Re: More fluid leakage repairs and handbrake MOT fail & fix!

    silver solder? its another solution!
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    Re: pinto heater

    Keeping it simple, I suppose the electric valve could be controlled by just a switch, so being either fully open or fully shut, but it wouldn't be a whistle and bells job!
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    Re: pinto heater

    why not put a stop/closure valve in the heater feed pipe?
  10. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Years ago there was a box of chemicals available called Metal Black, it was aimed at modellers for blackening all sorts of metals etc think one of them was for chrome, I successfully used it in my...
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    Re: Marlins a la Frog!

    and another appears

    https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/1664167381.htm/
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    ah, forgot that bit, silly me he says going over to sit in the corner ;-))
    However having thpught about it the hoist I used had feet which would splay out to give a greater and lower possible work...
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    Take the front wheels off and drop the car using axle stands would that not work?
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    Re: New owner in Rutland, V5 advice needed

    Welcome!!
    I have a Berly, and 4-5 years ago discovered a similar situation to yours.
    Living in france, I should have registered my car here when I moved permanently here, carried on with it using...
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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    Probably a Friday afternoon design job after a good liquid lunch ;-))
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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    Thanks for that!
    I also like the PT cruiser in saloon form, there are several around here in Finistere, think the cabrio version is terrible,strikes me as a can opener job without much thought...
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    Re: Berli in S Wales

    Is it still on Ebay, can't find it, can some one give ,me a link please, just out of curiosity!
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    Now we wait for the next dreamboat. Dave[/QUOTE]

    Think I'll await the petticoats to quote an album title ;-))
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    Re: Project roadster on eBay.

    I have a similar piece, bought it new off Ebay from a guy in the Dudley area, I thought the 2 'legs 'were a bit long so I reduced their length by about 12 - 15 inches. I can take a photo if reqd....
  20. Re: Ford Sierra Steering Column indicator cam

    Ok seeking another piece of info re the indicator cancellation cam, should the cam be just an interference fit between the top bearing inner and the steering boss or should it be well clamped, the...
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    Re: That Marlin pickup...

    Isn't it back in the UK , thought I saw it on here in a show report, it was in the background though!
  22. Re: Ford Sierra Steering Column indicator cam

    Thanks Scott bought one, looked earlier using the Haynes manual description, didn't come up with anything, I hadn't used cancellation in my search doooohhhh lifes a bitch at times!
    once again many...
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    Re: Dashboard blanks

    Used West systems and years ago there was a dealer in I think recycled epoxy near Ormskirk, half the price of West stuff, used it to restore a Seadog, sail no CD6, think its the last one left,...
  24. Ford Sierra Steering Column indicator cam

    Just taken the steering wheel off the column to find the plastic collar which cancels the turn indicators is a little worse for wear the lug which locates under the steering boss is non existant, ...
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    Re: Dashboard blanks

    Ok, found a local supplier with some offcuts of black walnut.
    I have produced a workable dash panel in 10mm mdf, I am now contemplating having a go at veneering said template, ok have done a google...
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