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    Re: Morris Marina Leaf Spring Shackle Pin

    DW car spares in Liverpool may be able to help, 0151 933 9439. They seem to have lots of Marina new & S/H spares. No connection, nice people.
  2. Re: Marlin Scorhill Magic Fb marketplace in Barnstaple Devon

    Or realy serious doo doos if you have an accident and kill someone! I remember way back when all you needed was a Police inspection to be sure you hadn't built your car using a knock off and then an...
  3. Re: Marlin Scorhill Magic Fb marketplace in Barnstaple Devon

    I did wonder about the front rails of the chassis! A bit like the NGTA registered as a Green Ford Anglia!
  4. Re: Brake Servo failure, Marina based Roadster

    From my own experience with a leaking hose, the engine is running lean. With a good hose and servo, the brakes were ferocious. Now the servo is not working and the manifold connection is blanked, the...
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    Re: New to Kit Cars, so bought two....

    When my Roadster servo was working, the brakes were ferocious. Now it is disconnected they are still good. With a good push, they will lock up. With the servo, the front would lock up very easily I...
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    Re: New to Kit Cars, so bought two....

    A servo maybe? Kit car wiring can be fun for the second owner, my Roadster had the loom stuffed behind the dash and I ended up cutting a couple of feet off every wire. One at a time, to make sure...
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    Re: New to Kit Cars, so bought two....

    Well, that's filled up the workshop quite nicely. Nice collection of Snap-on boxes! The Red Marlin looks almost ready for the road, still time to get some miles in, while you plan the V8. V Jealous!
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    Re: New to Kit Cars, so bought two....

    At least you seem to have a nice chair to sit and look at it. I had a 'Red wine moment' Many years ago, only mine was 'Day Nurse', a brilliant mood enhancer. I bought an almost derelict Landrover. I...
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    Re: Specific wiring query number 723...

    Or the two stage radiator fan switch #FANSW9 £16.20 inc vat Catalogue P334 Issue 34 from Car Builder Solutions and probably others.
  10. Thread: Fuel

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    Re: Fuell

    The ESSO station on the A1 north of Stamford was selling E10 in late july.
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    Re: Fake Marlin in Auction?

    Yes, the car does look great, but, the problem comes if it is not correctly registered, and it is obviously not a Vitess body and there is an accident. The insurance company could refuse to pay up,...
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    Re: Spare wheel cover...

    There are lots of spare wheel covers on the internet, also hardcovers for 4X4s.
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    Re: Rear view mirror stand

    Both look good!
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    Re: Headlamp attachment

    Very neat!
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    Re: summer meet at Cleave farm

    Sorry, no can do. Prior Landrover Meeting.
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    Re: Fake Marlin in Auction?

    IDM.Re, open gearbox. Not in a marlin, but in an MG PA. You need a rubber gasket all round and around the bell housing or water pours in. Most Roasters have gear lever extensions, which could be...
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    Re: summer meet at Cleave farm

    Upottery Honiton. Exeter.
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    Re: summer meet at Cleave farm

    Like the Shropshire weekend. We are interested.
  19. Re: Help needed to identify the fuel tank in my roadster

    By the way, D.W.Classic spares (Liverpool) have an Escort Mk1-2 fuel tank on eBay £39.99 07435966844 no connection just happy customer.
  20. Re: Help needed to identify the fuel tank in my roadster

    Now you want the fuel gauges thread. I cut the sender out of a Marina sender and silver soldered it to the ford pipe. Bending the float wire to suit. It reads right FSD empty to full.
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    Re: Waterproofing bonnet piano hinge

    For my Roadster, I am looking at using a piece of square aluminum channel fastened to one side of the bonnet angle, which should then overlap the angle on the other side. The theory is good but I...
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    Re: Towing a Roadster with an A Frame

    A proper motorhome will have a garage at the back and a reasonable level of comfort. Sliding out extensions provide a civilized amount of living room with a fully fitted kitchen and laundry room. On...
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    Re: Towing a Roadster with an A Frame

    All wheels on a trailer must be braked. Remember the Starcraft 6 wheel camper which only had brakes on four? Two more wheels needed brakes. So hand brake actuation is a no go. A dolly may only be...
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    Re: Towing a Roadster with an A Frame

    I have seen an A-frame made from a caravan drawbar. A cable from the foot pedal to the caravan hitch works the brakes. When reversing the brakes need to be disconnected (caravan reversing relies on...
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    Re: Glasgow Berli Project back again.

    I thought you had bought it! You know you want it!
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