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    Berlinetta Hard Top Wanted

    Looking for a Berlinetta hard top, usable condition preferred. Thanks!
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    Driving in the snow?

    Hi everyone, I'm planning on taking the Berly from Newcastle down to Birmingham on the Monday. Forecast is for rain, wind and possible snow - I was wondering if any of you have any experience in such...
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    Re: Sierra Based Berlinetta Diary.

    You’re absolutely right! That July MOT does not shine good light on the cars history at all…I also think that the MOT garage used by the previous owner must have been a good friend as when I checked...
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    Re: New Tyre options?

    Hi there, I have just updated the long winded version of my progress on the tyres :D to my build diary. In the end I did indeed go with Toyo Proxes CF2 205/70 r15 tyres. Although technically for SUV...
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    Re: Fuel Injected Engine suggestions?

    Thanks for the replies! Given the circumstances and modification work required I think that ultimately, the 2L DOHC ford engine would be the better one to fit with minimal modifications. However at...
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    Fuel Injected Engine suggestions?

    Hello everyone,

    I am currently running a sierra based berlinetta with a 1.8l pinto engine. I have a full rebuild in mind and thought what better place to start then a new engine? I don't hugely...
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    Re: Sierra Based Berlinetta Diary.

    Well a few things came in the post today, granted just the basics but I thought I would keep this thread updated as it is going to be for my own record as well as for those viewing. I'm under the...
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    Re: New Tyre options?

    Thanks for all the responses! I have been looking around for a while now and found that a lot of the manufacturers that make the tyre in a similar size to the Vredestein ones are C listed. I have...
  9. Thread: Hello There!

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    Re: Hello There!

    Thank you all so much for the responses! It's really very interesting to know a bit more about the cars history! Definitely gives it that much extra character. I have started a maintenance/build...
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    Re: New Tyre options?

    Following some reading up on the Vredestein Sprints, it seems quite common for them to bubble and crack after as little as 3 months ownership. I have narrowed my search to three potential options, so...
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    New Tyre options?

    Hi Everyone!

    Just bought my Marlin Berlinetta and am prepping to do some basic work to have her more safe for the road, I have noticed that all the tyres are bulged and have some pretty nasty...
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    Sierra Based Berlinetta Diary.

    Hello there! As some of you may know from the new members forum, I have recently purchased a Sierra based Berlinetta, which I plan to hang on to for the foreseeable future. Given the car's age and...
  13. Thread: Hello There!

    by pyrovee
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    Hello There!

    Hey there MOC members! My name is Matt and I'm a 25 year old Northumberland born PhD student who loves tinkering on vehicles.

    Following the near completion of my full restoration and creation of...
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