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  1. Thread: Shackles

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    Re: Shackles

    What a gent you are Alan .Thank you. Steve
  2. Thread: Shackles

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    Re: Shackles

    Hi Alan, Shackles just arrived. Brilliant. Thanks again. If you could let me know postage and address details i will forward it to you. You could leave details on my phone 07708854818. Cheers. Steve
  3. Thread: Shackles

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    Re: Shackles

    Thanks so much Alan.
    Steve
  4. Thread: Shackles

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    Re: Shackles

    Hi Alan I would be very grateful for the shackle plates. Address is 5 Grosvenor road Harrogate North Yorks HG1 4EG. Let me knoe cost and I can either transfer yo your account or post it. Many thanks....
  5. Thread: Shackles

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    Shackles

    Morning all. Does anyone have a set of rear Marina leaf spring shackles for sale.
    Kind regards
    Steve Lilley
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    Braided hoses give a firm no give feeling where...

    Braided hoses give a firm no give feeling where as the standard flexi ones have a little give. depends on how you like the feel of your brake pedal. Steve.
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    Re: Stoneleigh?

    Saturday for me please

    Steve Lilley
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    It was some time ago when I did the conversion, I will try and put something together. Steve in Spain has a very detailed write up in Keep and share of the conversion. In the meantime, Here is one...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Whilst I'm on a roll. Here is my clip on grill. It makes access to the remote fan and the Rad so much easier. I used Headlamp mesh grill clips.
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Thanks for all the nice comments. I found that trying to fit the hood in cold weather was a real tight squeeze as it was stiff. So I made these Mods to the frame tube using compression springs and...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    After trying many different needles, I have plumped for AAB. They are definitely the best for me. Its a standard cam but its fine for now, I will fit a lumpier cam when the engine is next out. I do...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Well spotted Dave, It's on the to do list. It is now anyway !!!!
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Its a length of 2" plastic pipe covering some grotty wiring. One of my next jobs to do is sort the wiring out.
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Yep, I get asked that all the time. When I fitted the carbs, the spacers made them protrude too much so I thought I would try without.
    Fearing the worst, I bought some new spacers ready to fit ...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    I do yes, perhaps a four or five times a month. A mate of mine has a Moggie Traveller and once a month we take a trip to a Café somewhere in Yorkshire, Changes every time. We sometimes go to Thornton...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Morning. Its a home made steel manifold and I have a 2" big bore exhaust. The throttle is a Shimano gear cable with a slow bend, really smooth action. The linkage is simplified with two springs...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    My Roadster used to get really hot when stuck in traffic in the 30 degrees plus we had recently. So I have fitted a 3 bladed metal fan blade in conjunction with the remote one. It cured the problem...
  18. Re: Unobtanium spares for the Marina roadster?

    I made these tie bars for my roadster. I used 25mm steel tubing with nuts welded at each end. Cut the old tie bar in half, tapped a thread on each end thereby keeping the sureflex bush. This was not...
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    Re: Roadster spares

    I fitted MGF rear discs to my roadster which work really well. The only problem was the rear wheels would lock under heavy breaking. So I fitted green stuff pads to the front discs and have made a...
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    Re: Whatever happened to J C sportscars?

    Why does everything have to be so flaming complicated ?????
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    Re: steering wheel shake

    I had this problem with my Roadster fitted with MGF wheels. I could not get the wheels to centralise on the Marina studs. I had wheel wobble at 60 mph. I had a friend who is a whizz on a lathe make...
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    Re: Radiator grill wire

    Bought it from The Mesh company
    Unit 1
    Farrel Street
    Warrington
    Cheshire
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    Re: Radiator grill wire

    I had this problem recently, So rather than go to all the grief of trying to fit a standard type of grill, I removed the old grill using an angle grinder. carefully pulling out the tangs from the...
  24. Thread: For sale

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    Re: For sale

    What a great looking car, would love to know how the engine was fitted. Do you have any pics of the engine compartment.
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    Re: Marlin member contact service

    I might be being over simplistic here, but can there not be a list of all members names, address and phone number and perhaps which Marlin they own and an opt out rather than an opt in option. ...
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