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  1. Thread: Road Trip

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    Re: Road Trip

    Hi Alan
    For our last Foreign road trip I did a daily Diary type account which was duly printed in Pitstop and subsequently printed in Complete Kit Car Mag by Ian Stent.
    I was thinking of doing...
  2. Thread: Road Trip

    by bryannewell
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    Road Trip

    Arrived home from our latest Road Trip through France into Switzerland, Italy and back through France, enjoyed perfect weather and some spectacular roads, Just need to remove a couple hundredweight...
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    Re: Cabrio Rear Spring change

    Thanks for your input gent's
    I'll get some bump stops and keep everything standard
    Regards
    Bryan
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    Re: Cabrio Rear Spring change

    Hi David
    I decided to remove drive shafts rather than wait for spring compressor and I could not shift the top adjusters!
    I rang my local parts dealer and as I have no info on donor whatsoever he...
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    Re: Cabrio Rear Spring change

    Hi Peter
    Thanks for the headsup, I've ordered a pair which I think will do the job
    I tried earlier just undoing the shocker bottom bolt but there is not enough movement with Driveshafts attached so...
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    Re: Cabrio Rear Spring change

    Hi Dave
    Thanks for the reply and the offer but as you say distance a problem!
    I'll buy spring compressors and give it a go if I have to I think I can disconnect the Drive shafts to give some more...
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    Cabrio Rear Spring change

    Hi All
    Is it possible to change the rear coil springs on a cabrio(sierra base) with rear swing arms in place?
    Obviously I would need a Spring compressor
    I have removed rear Dampers to allow some...
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    Re: Not my best morning so far

    After being pushed through Passport Control we had to wait for 2 hrs for recovery Vehicle, then were dropped at a garage in Santander where everyone was on "siesta"
    But to be fair to the Spanish...
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    Re: Not my best morning so far

    Just to make you feel better Alan
    On our first trip to Spain in our Cabrio I left the Cooling fan on for the whole ferry trip(20hrs) Got pushed off the ferry and then the kindly Spanish hooked me up...
  10. Thread: Mirrors!

    by bryannewell
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    Re: Mirrors!

    Hi Bill
    This may or may not be of interest, I fitted round wing mirrors at the front of the wings by the side lights using the mounting bolt holes for the wing stays so no extra holes required,...
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    Re: Greetings from Plymouth

    Looking at the Rack on the back it either was or was being set up as a Trials Car, may want to check the Rear Diff as a lot of Trials cars had the Marina Van Diff fitted which may not be great for...
  12. Thread: MOT

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    Re: MOT

    Sorry Chris
    In France at the mo so have not been keeping up with things
    Missed the outcome post! (no wonder I thought the thread hd been hijacked)
    Glad you are sorted
    Bryan
  13. Thread: MOT

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    Re: MOT

    Hi Chris
    If you are not already sorted, I can recommend A1 mot centre at Taunton, I have used them for years and find they are exellent to deal with, They do not do repairs or sell bits so you...
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Thanks Peter
    Not sure what time I will get there yet but hope to meet up
    Bryan
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Hi Peter
    I am hoping to visit on Sat, What time do gates open?
    Regards
    Bryan
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    Re: How to add pictures to a post

    Hi Paul
    All looks as it should now
    Many thanks
    May post a Picky just because I can!!
    Bryan8611
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    Re: How to add pictures to a post

    Hi Paul
    On a Macbook Air running safari
    Tried Go Advanced No joy there, Can't see how to activate tool bar in my profile!! Any chance Paul please?
    Regards
    Bryan
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    Re: How to add pictures to a post

    Hi Mike
    I pressed reply to this thread but do not see what you show above ie no icons etc
    Any thoughts of what I may be doing wrong please?
    Regards
    Bryan
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    Re: Marlin Cabrio Spare wheel cover

    Like Peterboat i have two sets of Mirrors, The ones on front wing are ideal for looking back along the length of the running boards and fit in the same holes as the wing stays
    Works for me
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    Re: Not so much a rebuild as an engine swap

    Hi Pete
    Nice idea but i'll be in Austria on Sunday
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    Re: Not so much a rebuild as an engine swap

    Hi Dogon
    I do have one but did not do the conversion, It came via Danny already done and is a cracker, as such I have had to do little on it myself so not that informed
    Chris
    You are more than...
  22. Re: Excellent write up in Complete Kitcar - Bryan and Jane Newall

    Hi Adrian
    Glad you enjoyed it
    Basically the same article as in pitstop
    It was a brilliant trip and nice to see it in print
    Regards
    Bryan
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    Re: Things we did when we built our cars.

    At least you would not fall off looking at that sharp seat, ouch!!
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    Re: Stoneleigh 2016

    Great Pics Jez
    Double-declutching would have been acceptable last night on our way back as Just south of Malmsbury our clutch cable went completely,we had to rely on the good old AA man to do a temp...
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    Re: Members Only

    Same here but have got my Pitstop!!
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