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    Re: Cabrio lower steering universal joint

    My fault , I was obviously having a reading/typing mismatch. Just looked and its October "2007"... Soz!

    FYI how I got this article is I went to the PitStop directory, searched on "Ison". It...
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    Re: Cabrio lower steering universal joint

    Well remembered Danny, its in October 2008 Pitstop, page 29.
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    Re: For Sale - Marlin Sportster V8

    Hmm, could be tempted to do a spot of dealing here ..... :)
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    Re: V8 Berli on Car and Classic

    Ah that's owned by a publican up in Leicestershire. I'm assuming the current financial climate has had an unfortunate impact.
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    Re: Unfinished Roadster kit for sale...

    Go onto Facebook and search for "Marlin (kit car) Enthusiasts". You'll see it advertised there.
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    Re: Cabrio/Hunter/Ford Sportster Wheels

    They're nice looking wheels and great value at that price. Unfortunately I've already got 'spoked' styled wheels otherwise I'd have been driving to Leeds.

    I would have thought they would have...
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    Re: GT6 Marlin on ebay

    All this is more thrilling than a game of Cluedo!
  8. Re: So many Marlins for sale offshore....

    I seem to remember first seeing it advertised on CarsandClassics website. Like you said it was originally advertised for £12K which I honestly thought was pretty OK given what looked to be the...
  9. Re: So many Marlins for sale offshore....

    The blue Sportster with the 6 cylinder 280Z engine is an absolute jewel.
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    Re: New Marlin Cabrio

    Veeeeery interesting. My Cabrio LWB came with blocks on the pedals, which I actually need being 'only' 5' 8". As I'm currently working on it this is an area I can now look into.
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    I thought that but didn't want to be the first to say it ;) Definitely looks like a show car, some serious polishing been going on there.
  12. Thread: Cabrio

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    Re: Cabrio

    "Will be looking for a different MOT centre next year! "

    Why? As the owner now knows about your car and its MOT requirements then surely it's easiest to stick with the current MOT centre,...
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    Re: Hybrid Roadster on Gumtree

    Must admit I've never seen that many Alfa Romeo badges on a car, even an actual Alfa......
  14. Thread: Cabrio

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    Re: Cabrio

    I get emissions testing performed on my Cabrio when its MoT'd, its a 2000 reg based on a 89 Sierra with 2L EFi Pinto. I deal a lot with the MoT station with trade tests and when we get one thats...
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    Re: Cabrio Rebuild Blog [on Faceache)

    I knew I shouldn't have gone and looked at your facebook page as I now have a total raft of questions. I'll only ask one for the moment:
    Is that a motorbike battery mounted on the side?
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    Re: Cabrio for sale

    I think that much of what will put people off, i.e. for me its the silly infill items front and back, are easily removed. Not the nicest example but I reckon there's real potential there. The dash...
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    Re: Sportster Screen

    Nah, a couple of these:

    https://www.holden.co.uk/p/beaufighter_leather_flying_helmet_brown_

    And a pair of those:

    https://www.holden.co.uk/p/climax_500_goggles

    And you'll be totally...
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    Re: Sportster Screen

    To my eyes the Sportster one in chrome and with the triple wipers looks more in keeping with the car. Perhaps if they hadn't used the modern door mirrors on the NG then I could warm to that one. As...
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    Re: Unfinished Cabrio V8 on eBay

    Yes, its a bit like me saying mine has a Ferrari engine in it, except I haven't actually fitted one yet. I suppose he's inferring that it has mounts for a V8?

    Doesn't seem to be enough clues to...
  20. Re: Steering column position and other questions

    Interesting that Mike, that he he chose the route that meant he had to shorten the prop. That infers that he kept the forward spring mount in the same place and just modified the back? To my mind...
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    Re: Roadster bargain on Gumtree

    The good news is that those "unique" bumpers look to be only bolted to the originals. A quick and cheap upgrade.
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    Re: Project on Facebook Marketplace

    Here's a thing. They actually got this car as part of a house clearance and don't really have a clue what it is, hence why they called it a Marlin Cabrio instead of a Roadster.

    I suspect you...
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    Re: Ford based Sportster build manual

    If you go to the Forum: Workshop Manuals Tech Tips and Other Useful documents/Cabrio Docs. You'll find the Cabrio Workshop Manual pdf, that also contains some usefull info.
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    Re: Door lock Pull Cable

    I've seen plenty of them recently on ebay.
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    Re: Door lock Pull Cable

    These are what I have. I believe they came out the donor Sierra, certainly look like the one's I had in my 1.6 Sierra back in '92.
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