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    Re: Kop Hill Climb this weekend

    I really like the way the mudguards have been done on that Marlin lookalike (Alpha Romeo).
    Paul
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    Re: Identifying parts ...

    Probably, only in my mind. I learnt a stack of acronyms watching the Apollo launches as a young teenager. I learned a whole lot more working for IBM (It’s Better Manually). Almost all have been...
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    Re: Identifying parts ...

    For those, like me, who think ETA means Estimated Time of Arrival (from the Apollo space program) I looked it up and assuming it’s not:
    Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, Electronic Travel Authority, Easy To...
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    Re: pinto heater

    There are a couple of methods to add pictures described here:
    https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php?7031-How-to-add-pictures-to-a-post&highlight=pictures

    Personally I prefer the...
  5. Re: Isle of Wight Classic Car Extravaganza

    Classier company today 1926 Bentley and Jenson interceptor.

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    The Bentley and the Bond Bug generated about the same amount of interest but the bug was the one everyone wanted to take home....
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    Some pictures of today's show
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  7. Isle of Wight Classic Car Extravaganza

    I will be at the Isle of Wight Classic Car Extravaganza with Millie this weekend.

    Saturday 14th – Newport Quayside / Sunday 15th September 2019 – Ryde Seafront

    If you find yourself on the Isle...
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    Re: pinto heater

    My preferred solution is to use a “ford fiesta heater valve”. This valve used on several cars (Fiesta Ka Transit Mazda) it is combined with a temperature control from one of those vehicles to vary...
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    Re: Berli/Cortina Ignition Switch

    This has a diagram for Ford Taunus/Cortina (1970-1975) but does not list the parts for some reason.

    http://www.fordopedia.org/parts-catalog/taunus-tc1-cortina-mk3/H1.10

    Not a great deal of...
  10. Re: Fuel pipe replacement, car peed on the floor

    I have had fuel pipes and other things perish. It’s not always possible to tell how old the stock is when you buy it. Particularly from eBay.
    Paul
  11. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Try “black wheel nut covers” on eBay I have no personal experience with them.
    Paul
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    Re: The future's electric?...

    I like the idea of the electric motor drive with a small engine to charge the batteries. The charging engine is contrived to run at maximum efficiency and the motor avoids the weight of the gearbox....
  13. Re: Ford Sierra Steering Column indicator cam

    I recently had to take the steering column out of my Sierra based car. The “Cam - direction indicator turn – off” has a lug that locates it in a slot on the steering wheel.

    The lug can just be...
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    Re: 30,000 quality miles

    Welcome to the Club Roman.
    Paul
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    Re: Bits for 'new' Marlin ...

    These companies can supply a range of different mirrors. Not necessarily the "original" type.

    https://www.europaspares.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=mirrors
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    Re: New cover for the Roadster

    Looks great. Love the matching Enfield.
    Paul
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    Re: Marlin Roadster Registration Advice

    I understand that the IVA test is similar to the SVA in that you most probable will not pass first time but you will receive a list of items to be re-tested. The examiners will have a great...
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    Re: Marlin Roadster Registration Advice

    I have a VIN from the DVLA for my Sportster. It’s a long way from having an IVA. I guess the reg number, issued after IVA, may be tied to the VIN but not the other way round. The IVA will check the...
  19. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Surely some mistake; working on JRR 292D is life. Everything else is a distraction.
    Paul
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    Re: Project Binky

    I felt this last one was rather stringing things out; a little too much detail on the brackets and a little too much funk on the washer bottle. I would love to see this project finished and another...
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    30,000 quality miles

    Today Millie clocked up her thirty thousandth mile. It has taken 14 fairly reliable years. I know it’s not a record but I guarantee every mile was a quality mile.
    Paul
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    I have started a new thread on differential ratios. I thought it would be of general interest and easier to find in its own thread. See:...
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    Differential sizing

    I hope this might be useful to compare ratios. My car, Millie, is based on a 2litre Ford Sierra with a Pinto engine, type 9 gearbox and 3.62 differential. The engine has been replaced with a 2L...
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    Re: Cabrio rear bearing noise?

    Sierras have pretty robust diffs. I think you have been unlucky to have one fail. I would not choose based on potential wear. I have been told the 1:9 is best for a 2L Cabrio.
    Paul
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    Re: Proof of club membership

    The club has negotiated a member’s discount with selected insurance companies. Some insurance companies request proof of membership at renewal time. Others take it on trust but members should...
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