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  1. Re: SU carburetor overhaul - screw types BA?

    Hi Robin I am running with Twin Pancake Filters because that all I can fit in, but like you say they're only just better than nothing. I've just changed the filter on my Cabrio I've fitted a K&N in...
  2. Re: SU carburetor overhaul - screw types BA?

    Hi All

    1.8 TC Marina Engine (Twin HS4 Carbs.)

    I have just refurbished my twin SU's and I got my new screws and washers from ebay (off seller wem19520 (3817) and they were £5.90p for 12 screws...
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    Re: Cabrio/Hunter/Ford Sportster Wheels

    Hi John if you don't mind me asking who made the Gel Badges, I have been trying to source a set for my Roadster in Red and Chrome that I'm restoring that I built in the mid eighties. I've emailed...
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    Re: Marlin Badge - Hi Res Image

    Hi All, I also would like a wheel cover for my Cabrio would it be worth seeing how many owners would also like the same wheel cover and getting a batch produced by a specialist cover manufacturer,...
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    Re: Ford Clutch Quadrant Options

    Hi Guys

    Thank you all for the very informative Clutch Quadrant information, mine is yellow, I will removed the drivers seat and steering wheel to try to make it easier I'm now well past...
  6. Thread: Mirrors

    by marlinmick
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    Re: Mirrors

    Hi Clive
    Yes they are a great improvement over the original position I would still like some bigger mirror heads fitted with flat mirror glass so you get a true reflection (pardon the pun) of the...
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    Re: Cabrio Type 9 Gearchange

    Hi All

    Thank you all for your responses the wealth of information and support from you guys is amazing. Yes I do have the quadrant type of adjustment I noticed it the other day when I had my head...
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    Cabrio Type 9 Gearchange

    Hi All

    My recently acquired Cabrio fitted with a 205 Pinto engine and what I assume to be a type 9 Ford Sierra gearbox requires just a little bit more than a gentle shove to get it to engage 1st...
  9. Thread: Mirrors

    by marlinmick
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    Re: Mirrors

    Hi All

    Yes Cabrio mirrors I have also been looking for new mirrors for my recently acquired Cabrio. Failing to find anything suitable I looked again at what was already fitted (working on the...
  10. Thread: Cabrio

    by marlinmick
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    Re: Cabrio

    Hi Dave Thank you that would be a valuable source of information my email is michaelclamp@btinternet.com it would be great to set it up properly.

    Kind Regards

    Mick.
  11. Thread: Cabrio

    by marlinmick
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    Re: Cabrio

    Hi All
    I have just had my 88 reg Cabrio MOT and a Pass was finally awarded. My car is fitted with a 205 series 2.0 Pinto Engine with Weber 32/36 DCGV Carburettor and it struggled on Co emissions,...
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    Re: New Marlin Cabrio

    Hi All

    I made up and fitted a set of prototype foot pedal extensions today they have brought the pedals into my comfort range and I now find the car more positive to drive (I feel more in control)...
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    Re: New Marlin Cabrio

    Hi All

    She passed her MOT today with a bit of tweaking of the Carb Air-screw it was reading 4.4 on the Co Meter and is should be below 3.5 but the boys at the test station persevered to get it...
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    Re: 1.8TC exhaust system options

    Hi Robin

    Its a shame that although its nice to know that they remember making them and could make you another with a pattern, unfortunately we should have been going to Devon next week for 3 weeks...
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    New Marlin Cabrio

    Hi All

    I took delivery of this little beauty last week brought from a very nice man in Ramsbottom it was his late Fathers car which he very obviously cherished during his ownership. I had my first...
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    Re: 1.8TC exhaust system options

    Hi All

    I sure that my original TC side exit exhaust from Marlin in 84 was made by Double S Exhaust in Cullompton in Devon according to the internet they are still trading they might have...
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    Hi All, I am also refurbishing my Roadster that I built in the mid eighties and I was plagued with overheating problems and a major reason why it ended laid up for years. For this refurb I have had a...
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    Re: Gearbox Information and Brakes Advice

    Hi All, I've just finished refurbishing my 1.8 TC gearbox they are an absolute doddle to do and no special tools are required. I fitted new syncro rings, (the critical things with syncro rings is the...
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    Re: Single carb vs Twin Carb

    Hi All
    I'm in the process of refurbishing my Roadster and I have fitted Land Rover engine mounts but I have also fabricated a new engine mounting for the offside identical to the original but 18mm...
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    Re: Marina 4 speed gearbox gearchange extension.

    HI this is the remote change that I fabricated for my Roadster back in 85 when I built it.117201171811719
  21. Re: New (old) Member. History of Marlin Roadster Q285 AVO.

    Q285 AVO Wher I am now.
    This week started off quite well I managed to get all the panels preped and primed ready for paint. So Monday morning it was on with the first coat of colour after all the...
  22. Re: New (old) Member. History of Marlin Roadster Q285 AVO.

    Hi All, Just a quick update as to where I am with the Marlin refurbishment.
    All body panels removed and all dings and scrapes in the paintwork addressed particularly the running board panels mine...
  23. Re: New (old) Member. History of Marlin Roadster Q285 AVO.

    Hi Mike, thank you for your comments about my car, yes I'm reburbing it back to its former glory only this time my intension is to do things better, the wiring behind the dash was a complete rats...
  24. Re: New (old) Member. History of Marlin Roadster Q285 AVO.

    Windscreen Mounting Rubber, I just looking into this at the moment, there's a good selection on that link you included I found another site that do similar moundings but basically the same. If and...
  25. Re: New (old) Member. History of Marlin Roadster Q285 AVO.

    Hi All, thank you all for your input to my original post I appreciate all your views and information and with the help of several members I'm gradually finding my way around this site and thanks to...
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