Click here to sign up  Click here to go to the galleries  Click here to go to the code of conduct  Click here to go to the video page  Click here to go to the SW Meets page

Search:

Type: Posts; User: mike woodley

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    18
    Views
    986

    Re: Cabrio/Hunter owners - - please help

    Hi Dave,
    I think you might already have my details, but here they are just in case.

    Marlin Cabrio - B773BFJ - T4 149 JGKR 9803 MWV8

    Collected the kit on 10th March 1998, passed SVA at the...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,145

    Re: Gps tracker

    Hi,
    The sim with the GPS Tracker has an annual top up of £60. Sounds a lot but for peace of mind its only £1.20 a week. I will just cut out half of lager a week to pay for it!
    Mike
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,145

    Gps tracker

    Hi
    has anyone installed a GPS Tracker for security purposes? I am considering installing one on my Cabrio. The thinking is that If my pride and joy was stolen, then i assume i would know its...
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,400

    Re: Replaceing Front Indicators

    Hi Alan,
    What do the Harley indicators look like? Always interested in alternatives.
    Regards Mike
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,400

    Re: Replaceing Front Indicators

    Quick update for the E-bay link to the indicators. Search E-bay for Suzuki TS100 & TS125 Chrome Indicators Pair Short Stem 1976-1977-1978-1979 Model
    or use this link ...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,400

    Replaceing Front Indicators

    Replaced the front indicators on my Cabrio recently, as the chrome had deteriorated, and thought i would share the minor problem i encountered.
    I purchased a pair of replacements off E-bay - E-bay...
  7. Re: Triangular plastic/Nylon steering column sleeving?

    Hi,
    There is a metal alternative on E-bay here:- https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Escort-Sierra-Cosworth-Steering-Column-Bearing-Conversion/122326061308
    Hope this helps.
    Regards Mike
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,045

    Re: Speedometer Access

    Hi,
    have you been able to remove the dash yet? Had to get behind my dash, and took a few snaps. Don't know if yours is the same type of fixing. First you need to remove the steering column cowls and...
  9. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,977

    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Thanks for that. Helps my decision making no end.
  10. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,977

    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Hi,
    Thanks again for all the advice. Now looking to buy another push in type diff. Seems to be quite a few to choose from out there.
    Are the push in type diffs the same, apart from ratios, in the...
  11. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,977

    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Hi Everyone,
    Thanks for all the advice. Have tried swapping tyres around, checking UJ's drive shafts and all to no avail, the noise was still there. Put the car up on blocks and ran it in gear and...
  12. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,977

    Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Hi,
    I have just replaced the offside rear wheel bearings on my Sierra based Cabrio as i thought they had worn and were causing a noise. I was getting a noise from around 40mph. It was not a whine...
  13. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,869

    Re: Chassis Paint

    Thank You for all the advice.
    I am being lazy and just cleaning off the rusted areas, so need something that's OK going over the good paint and cleaned off rusty areas. The paint was two pack but...
  14. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,869

    Chassis Paint

    Hi,
    The chassis on my Cabrio is in need of some cleaning up and repainting.
    Has anyone found a really good, long lasting, rust preventing paint system?
    Thanks in anticipation.
    Mike
  15. Replies
    2
    Views
    735

    Rusty Headlamp Shell

    Hi,
    Thought i would pass on some info on Cabrio headlamp shells. The Marlin supplied headlamp shell is thin chrome on steel and very prone to rust, particularly on the rim and mounting bracket. My...
  16. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,890

    Re: BRITAX Rear Light Screws

    Thanks so much for all the advice. Will try 2BA as suggested and let you know if they are correct. Will take up your kind offer Tony, if they prove to be 2BA, brass would be ideal as they would not...
  17. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,890

    Re: BRITAX Rear Light Screws

    No, no idea what size to buy in. Trying to avoid buying in a lot of bolts that i have no use for. Have tried a local chandlers that have a large range and he suggested UNF 10 which it isn't. Just...
  18. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,890

    BRITAX Rear Light Screws

    Hi,
    Does anyone know the Type, Size & Pitch of the set screws holding the lens in place on Britax rear light units? Have tried Metric and UNF which are not correct.
    Thanks Mike
  19. Thread: Mirrors!

    by mike woodley
    Replies
    13
    Views
    2,973

    Re: Mirrors!

    Hi,
    I fitted my mirrors "landscape" by using the method shown to me by the late Mark Matthews of Marlin.
    The mirrors are:- Tex Door Mirror Right Hand M68990 Flat Glass, M68890 Convex Glass. Tex...
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,498

    Re: Header Tank

    Hi, just for clarity, the header tank in the photo is from a Rover SD1 V8. I have had three over the years, and used one for my own Marlin V8 Cabrio build. The part is available from Rimmer bros...
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    7,573

    Re: Wind deflector

    Hi Peter, Thanks for that, picked up some inserts today, just need to find some time to make up a couple of brackets and fit to car. Thanks again. Regards Mike.
  22. Replies
    16
    Views
    7,573

    Re: Wind deflector

    Hi Pete, how did you thread the ends of the 22mm tube supporting the hood bag apron? This is something I intend to do with my wind deflector, as I too have the same gapping between the deflector and...
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,185

    Re: Cabrio door lock release cable.

    Hi Peter,
    Its the drivers door lock cable that's gone (offside)
    If you want to ring my mobile is 07763213288
    Regards Mike.
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,185

    Cabrio door lock release cable.

    Hi everyone,
    I am in desperate need of a door lock release cable.
    Have tried breakers, e-bay, and even Ford! with no luck.
    It needs to be approx 72 cm long.
    Will other ford cables fit?
    Any...
  25. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,305

    Re: Marlin Cabrio V8 in Exmouth

    Hi Simon,
    Thanks for the compliment. Finished the build in 2003, been tinkering ever since. It's a joy to drive, and I never tire of driving or talking about it.
    Will bear you in mind, but my two...
Results 1 to 25 of 58
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3