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    Re: Rear anti roll bar mount

    Some models of the Sierra did have a rear anti roll bar fitted but the attachment to the trailing suspension arm was not the same as on the Cabrio. Mystery indeed!
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    Re: Rear anti roll bar mount

    My Cabrio does have the rear ARB fitted, see photo. It was on the car when I acquired it and, as it didn't seem to cause an obvious problem, I left it on. Its a much smaller diameter than the front...
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    Re: Smiths Fuel Gauge To Tank Sender

    I believe the damping function is normally incorporated unto the gauge itself. Bearing in mind that the normal sender is just a variable resistor, any resistance added will change the calibration but...
  4. Thread: Nice touch

    by ggrum
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    Re: Nice touch

    When I had that particular rev counter fitted it did exactly the same, i.e. stayed at idle revs when you switched off. If you briefly switched the ignition back on the rev counter would then drop to...
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    Steering wheel et al

    The following items are for sale on behalf of Jim Davis:

    Mota lita 14inch Black Leather Steering Wheel complete with Sierra Boss. £40.00

    Complete set of Two Blue Inertia Reel Seat Belts Brand...
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    Re: Can I change a Q plate to age related?

    As far as I'm aware, no club member has yet succeeded in changing from a 'Q' plate to an age related one but I could be wrong. Its certainly worth a try and, if you manage it, please let us know how.
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    Re: Cabrio lower steering universal joint

    I can confirm that the Oct/Nov 2008 issue of Pitstop is missing and the Dec/Jan issue has been duplicated. I can't post the correct one personally because it was before my time as editor but I have...
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    Re: Marina Roadster 1.8TC Q67 GJA

    And a good job done too. Go to the beginning of the thread to see the re-build.
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    Re: Morris Marina Spares

    Thanks Peter, I think Earlpart, as they are generally known, have been around for quite a while and are familiar to many Marina based Roadster owners.
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    Cabrio Kit for sale

    Posted on behalf of Tim Hawkesworth:- Cabrio long wheelbase powder coated chassis and complete part 1 kit including aluminium petrol tank.
    Best offer. Can deliver.
    Contact Tim on 07971 847232 or...
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    Re: For Sale - LWB Cabrio Body Panels

    PM sent
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    Re: For Sale - LWB Cabrio Body Panels

    I do have a pair of rear Cabrio wings, one currently in my possession and the other will be in a few days time.
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    Re: Cabrio Type 9 Gearchange

    I also took the Cabrio to Huntingdon today. What a coincidence ha ha! I recently changed the clutch cable on my 2L DOHC with MT75 box because I had to fully depress the clutch pedal to engage 1st...
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    Re: Marina Roadster Spares

    Back to the original subject of this message, I forgot to mention that I also have a pair of rear springs which I believe are saloon/coupe. A bit rusty but I'm sure they will clean up ok.
    If none...
  15. Thread: Roadster Kit

    by ggrum
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    Roadster Kit

    Marina based Roadster kit available. Build never started and includes a trim kit and a few donor parts such as fuel tank, brake servo, instruments etc. Would have to be collected from Romford, Essex,...
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    Re: Marina Roadster Spares

    Mine does have the hole in the centre of the rack tube so I guess its a Mk2. There is a number stamped on the pinion body which is 49 86R.
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    Re: Type 9 Gearbox in a Roadster

    I seem to recall that the original spacer block between the axle and spring was tapered anyway to deal with this problem.
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    Re: Marina Roadster Spares

    I have to admit that I don't know the difference between the Mk1 and Mk2. Some time ago I replaced the rack on my 1971 Marina based Roadster without realising that there were two variants. How can I...
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    Marina Roadster Spares

    Trying to get rid of the last of my Roadster spares. All that's left now is an unused 4.11:1 diff for the 1.3 engined car and a steering rack of unknown condition but doesn't look too bad. Free to...
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    Re: Type 9 Gearbox in a Roadster

    Is the gearbox fitted to a Ford engine or something else via an adapter plate. Not sure what the effect would be if the gearbox input shaft was mis-aligned with the small bearing or bush in the...
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    Re: Unobtanium spares for the Marina roadster?

    I didn't fit the adjustable tie bars to adjust the castor angle as some have because that's largely fixed by the geometry of the chassis and, only in my opinion, there is a risk of imparting strain...
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    Re: Unobtanium spares for the Marina roadster?

    Robin, I have a pair of front tie bars you can have. They are slightly worn in the area where they attach to the chassis, exactly as Steve has described, but I think they are useable They only came...
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    Another Roadster for sale

    Posted on behalf of Carl Pick. Built around 1982 with 2 litre Pinto engine. Currently SORN'd. All sensible offers considered. For more information contact Carl on
    carl@pqs-survey.co.uk or on mobile...
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    Roadster For sale

    Posted on behalf of Robert Norris whose father owned the car. 1988 Roadster in the style of '30s Alfa 6C. 1.8 MGB engine with TR6 gearbox with o/drive on 3rd & 4th. Electronic ignition and various...
  25. Thread: Cabrio

    by ggrum
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    Re: Cabrio

    My understanding is that for kit cars its a visible smoke test only unless there are limits stated on the V5. In the case of my Cabrio it is based on a 1991 Sierra with that car's registration and...
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