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  1. Re: New Years Day 2020 @ 8am, The Phoenix Inn , Harley Whitney RG27 8RT

    Thanks Steve,posted on the Calendar , wishing you a Merry Xmas and a Healthy year ahead:)
  2. New Years Day 2020 @ 8am, The Phoenix Inn , Harley Whitney RG27 8RT

    Hi fellow Marlineers/ Marliners.

    For many years I had heard of the many and varied Vintage and Classic cars that turn up at The Phoenix Inn , Hartley,Wintney on New Years Day.

    In all honesty I...
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    Re: Seized Inlet manifold stud

    I've not worked on this engine but understand that if you damage the inlet manifold it will be difficult to replace.

    As you intend to remove the engine and apparently from above advice it's...
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    Re: 2.0 pinto timing

    1)The reason usually why a vernier adjustable pulley has been used is likely because it's got an uprated camshaft.
    2) There is usually markings on the rear end of the camshaft eg 270, 285, RL1 etc...
  5. Re: Marlin Roadster (Marina Based) Steering Rack Redux

    I agree with Steve on this point to some degree.

    Chris Weedon has always tried to be as helpful as possible when I've contacted him regarding my Marina based Roadster.

    Just a thought on...
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    Re: Kop Hill Climb this weekend

    Awesome day out !!
    It began by being directed by my Sat Nav (I was very early and well before the Hill Climb had commenced down Kop hill:cool:
    My suspicions to if this was the Course, were...
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    Re: Kop Hill Climb this weekend

    JRR is looking very smart there David. See you tomorrow :cool:
  8. Classics on the Green with Steam Fair -Croxley Green -WD3 3HN- Sunday 15/9/19

    Hi Fellow Marliners

    Anyone joining me for this very popular event this Sunday?


    Event Information For ' Classics on the Green with Carters Steam Fair'
    Date: 15 September 2019-15 September...
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    Re: 10cwt van axle ...

    Btw I have an A60 haynes and intermotor workshop manuals if you need any scans emailed to you as a pdf?
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    Re: 10cwt van axle ...

    Steve
    Are you saying that the A60( Austin Cambridge) rear hub seal is the same as on the 10cwt vans axle? I ask because I have those seals in packets and are they also then the same as on the...
  11. Re: Fuel pipe replacement, car peed on the floor

    I can recommend Terry's from Glencoeltd . He supplies Cohline R9 hoses that are ethanol resistant and will be a genuine hose . Here's a link :...
  12. Thread: help !!

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    Re: help !!

    Nigel , I saw your excellent teardrop accommodation and Roadster at Stoneleigh so I am really saddened to hear of this mishap.

    1)I do recall last year on the forum that there was a Roadster...
  13. Thread: Roadster

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    Re: Roadster

    Hi Adrian
    Which Toyota engine did it have as I thought it was a 2T engine which was 1588cc?
    As far as I am aware there wasn't a 2 litre engine fitted to the Corolla back then.
    There was however a...
  14. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    Adrian
    I recall your engine is a 1275 "A" series engine which may possibly sit a different distance from the steering rack & ultimately the radiator compared to a 1798 "B"series engine.
  15. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    Hi Adrian
    This is the line of thought that I also have , i.e to use both.

    The original builder of my Roadster that I met at this years Stoneleigh recalls that it had the yellow 7 bladed fan and...
  16. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    Btw , I have ditched the fan and have an electric fan fitted however on long trips of 2 hours or more the engine doesn't cool efficiently enough, even with the 1800 landcrab radiator and then starts...
  17. 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spacer

    Hi I currently have the 3 bladed early MGB fan fitted to I think is the shallow water pump pulley that originally took a 7 bladed yellow plastic fan possibly with a viscous coupling.

    Currently...
  18. Thread: Jrr 929 d

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    Re: Jrr 929 d

    Hi David
    The rear drums don't get that hot unless you over adjust them and then that will cause the wheel cylinders to leak. I painted mine in gloss black from Toolstation at the time it was paint...
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    Re: Bits for 'new' Marlin ...

    The circular mirrors on my Roadster and also shown in Steve's YKC listing are similar to motorcycle mirrors.

    I think from memory that mine have a m10 male thread,both having clockwise threads....
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    Re: New cover for the Roadster

    That's a good idea , whats it look like from the front?:)
    As my Roadster is also on the same year of Registration , who did you get the number plates from. According to this article on page 11,...
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    Re: Alernator charging problem.

    It's definitely an alternator fault. Either one of the diode packs has gone bad. However if your lucky it might be a sticking brush in its holder not contacting the commutator.

    Is the Alternator...
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    Re: Alernator charging problem.

    The thin wire from the alternator always goes to the bulb on the dash . In your case it appears to go via connectors that may well due to the age of the wiring now be be corroded. This wire as...
  23. Thread: Engines

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    Re: Engines

    If you plan to fit a ford engine , I can recommend the 1.7 Zetec as a very torquey engine that won awards because of this. It was only fitted in the Ford Puma and is all aluminium with variable inlet...
  24. Re: Raceline water rail, Zetec engine and overheating.

    A useful tip with the Zetec engine.
    Because it is notoriously difficult to bleed airlocks in fiestas and the 1.7 Puma is to carefully release the screw thread pressure cap on the water bottle to...
  25. Re: Roadster 1" (25mm) Flat Rubber Trim that the bonnet shuts onto

    Hi
    Thanks for confirming what I thought was 2mm was correct. Good Idea, I have some foam draft excluder that I can add to the existing. I measured the total lenghts required being 57cm x2 pieces &...
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