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    Cabrio Rear Tub for sale

    I have a rear tub for sale I was going to use it as the basis for a trailer but realise that isn't going to happen any time soon.
    It's the one without the boot lid. It hasn't got any cracks. The...
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    Re: Cabrio V8 cooling

    The radiator is squeezed between the nose cone and the up rights on the chassis with no spare room. It misses everything obviously but it looks like the mechanical fan has had problems in the past....
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    Re: Cabrio V8 cooling

    Sounds like I need to leave it on thanks all.
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    Cabrio V8 cooling

    Hi My newly acquired Cabrio has a V8 engine fitted. Just sorting a few things out before I get it MOT'd. At the moment it has the Marlin supplied radiater, which seems a little small, although I am...
  5. Re: Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers. Take 2

    Nice drawing Paul, although I enjoyed technical drawing at school I never got much beyond "O" level GCE. Interesting we are all agreeing on the 130mm ish dimension. I've only recently got the car and...
  6. Re: Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers. Take 2

    Thanks for taking the time to do that Pete, looks like you've got exactly the same as me. I'm thinking that the AH version of the carrier is from the very early Seirras and seems very hard to find. I...
  7. Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers. Take 2

    Hi again.
    I'm really struggling with the front wheel hub carriers identification fitted to my Cabrio. I have seen some new old stock ones on ebay, but at £60 each don't really want to risk it. The...
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    Re: Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers.

    That should say Mondeo.
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    Cabrio/ Seirra front wheel hub carriers.

    Hi Just removed the front wheel hub carriers. (The bits where the track control ball joints locate along with the track rod ends etc).
    The tapers where the ball joints locate appear to have had a...
  10. Re: Rover v8 engine water pump and crankshaft pulleys.

    Thanks Mike those pictures are very useful and are just like mine. It will be good to keep in touch and with us both having the V8 Cabrio. Whereabouts are you. I'm about 20 min north of Lincoln.
  11. Rover v8 engine water pump and crankshaft pulleys.

    So the engine i have fitted in my cabrio is a Rover 3.5 v8. Just prodding around today and noticed the crankshaft and water pump pulleys are both about 6 1/4" diameter the pulleys are only about 1/8"...
  12. Thread: Cabrio bumpers

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    Re: Cabrio bumpers

    Thanks all. Good news then i can give them a good polish. From my motorbiking days Triumph did chrome plate there stainless headers but I agree with Dave Kitson it apparantly a very complex process,...
  13. Thread: Cabrio bumpers

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    Cabrio bumpers

    Hi Everybody I've recently acquired a cabrio which was built in 1996.The bumpers, which appear to be standard, are stainless steel (there not magnetic, that normally indicates stainless). Does...
  14. Thread: IVA test

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    Re: IVA test

    Didn't find that thread but found another detailing problems with attaching the front cross member to the Marlin chassis. Apparently IVA testers don't like it. It looks like I'll have to keep my eyes...
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    Re: IVA test

    I've looked at the cabrios but to be honest I'm not sure about the canvas side panels and not sure how the wind up windows would look. So yes the Berlinetta is an option. Why is the Berlinetta...
  16. Thread: IVA test

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    IVA test

    Hi I'm new to Marlin kit cars. Haven't actually got one yet but considering it. Looking at a number of unfinished projects and wondered what the IVA tester would need to prove donor car's engine...
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