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  1. Re: Just joined (Mk1 Herald roadster in Scotland)

    Welcome to the forum and the Club. Load of fantastic info here and friendly folks for advice if needed. However, from the sounds of it you shouldn't have a problem. Good luck in having it back on the...
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    Re: Non-starting problem

    An unrelated observation. I've seen many comments advising against wrapping cast exhaust manifolds. I have no expert knowledge or experience one way or the other but it might be worth further...
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    Re: Non-starting problem

    Check your rubber fuel hoses. Had a crack in one of mine and the pump couldn't draw from the tank.
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    Re: A Christmas cheer

    Merry Christmas all.
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    Re: Project Binky

    Early Christmas present: episode 37


    https://youtu.be/qk8t__6k1D4
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    100+ Octavo alloy wheel

    I am starting a new wanted thread so that I can 'bump' it in the future in the hope of attracting the attention of new members to the forum.

    Basically looking for one of these:

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    "What I...
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    Re: What is this carburetor, I'm lost!

    32/36 DGV as it doesn't look like it has the auto choke. Otherwise DGAV
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    Re: Light Bar - or headlamp mounts

    This is the bracket attached to the wing stay using the shock absorber bolt.

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    The headlamp support has a removable panel to access the bolts into the bracket.

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    Re: Light Bar - or headlamp mounts

    There is a bracket under the wing. I'll take photos later and post them here.
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    Re: Light Bar - or headlamp mounts

    This is what is on my latest acquisition:

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    However, I prefer the look of the headlamp on a light bar and have one on "order" to revert to the standard arrangement.
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    Re: DRL152K Marina based roadster rebuild

    I had the pleasure of seeing this in the flesh, so to speak, earlier this week and can attest to the workmanship and attention to detail in the rebuild. Keep up the good work, Robin.
  12. Thread: WANTED

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    Re: WANTED

    I have one and that's what I plan to do until I find another wheel as I reckon it might be a challenge to track one down.
  13. Re: Sierra Steering Column wanted for conversion.

    One on FB for £15 if you're not already sorted.

    https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/133400395477098/?ref=share_attachment
  14. Thread: WANTED

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    Re: WANTED

    I've now agreed to buy these but there are only four. Has anyone got one lurking in their garage they would be willing to sell? They are Octavo 100+ 13x5.5


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  15. Thread: WANTED

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    Re: WANTED

    Interested if hasse doesn't want them. Sent you a PM, Robin.
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    Unregistered Roadster on eBay

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/265373611513?hash=item3dc97ff5f9:g:UUUAAOSwx15hdBxm

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    Steering racks on eBay

    Two steering racks on eBay. No mention of condition so who knows!
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    Re: Not

    Fantastic share, Steve. Fascinating viewing. Thanks.
  19. Re: Proximity of handbrake cable to rear dampers

    Mine's the same with standard dampers. As dogoncrazy says, not caused any issues and MOT inspector has not mentioned it over the years.
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    Marina based Roadster For Sale

    It turns out that the correct number of Marlins to own of n+1 does not apply in the Wilkinson household!! Therefore, my 1986 SWB Roadster has to go. Correctly registered as a Marlin.

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    Ford...
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    Re: Marina water pump

    I think the usual advice is the application of heat. However, not a job I've done so I'll let others comment from actual experience.
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    Re: DRL152K Marina based roadster rebuild

    Not too many comments on the thread so just let me say I love rebuild diaries like this and admire the work you are doing on this project. Please keep posting as it's an inspiration for others aiming...
  23. Re: Headlamp bar for SWB Marina Roadster

    Hi Mike, nothing in my inbox. Would you try again, please. Thanks, Jon
  24. Headlamp bar for SWB Marina Roadster

    Does anyone have a spare they are willing to sell?
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    Re: Marina based Roadster for Sale

    Email sent.
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