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  1. Re: 2.0L pinto Engine Fuel Supply Pressure and Bypass line

    Hi Alan
    1)I would in the first instance advice you to look down the top of the Weber Carb , with the engine running check that there isn't a constant drip from a tube that runs in the venturi on...
  2. Re: Kop Hill Climb 2021 - 25-26th September 2021

    I have booked for the Marlin display area on the Saturday.
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    Re: MOT Failure Excessive Brake pedal travel

    Hi Keith
    As its using E36 parts ,just to rule this possibility out , does your car have ABS and 2 electrical switches fitted to the underside master cylinder like on the later E46 models?

    When...
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    Re: MOT Failure Excessive Brake pedal travel

    What is the rear brake set up , is it disc or drums and what car was it originally off?
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    Re: Marlin on Gumtree

    Very nice example , especially if the overdrive works. The seats look very comfortable.
    Does anyone know what car they originate from?
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    Re: Marlin 1800 clutch

    As above or you can purchase the following which was introduced in the 90's and also works well.
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    Re: Roadster Heater

    With regards to Heater matrix's for the benefit of us all. Does anyone know if the classic mini heater matrix could be/ had been used in the past ?
    Here's what they look like and if it could be made...
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    People have used them on another car forum I am on and with good results, If the tyres off the rim its £20 /wheel
    https://www.citywheelrefurbishment.co.uk/#price-list
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    There is a place in the midlands that charges £30 /wheel for strip refurb paint. would you like me to look for their details ?
  10. Re: Unobtanium spares for the Marina roadster?

    If it's the front tie bar bushes you require, it is as per Steve Green's link above .

    Here's the part that I navigated to today; which confirms the part number hasn't changed.
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  11. Lucas Inertia Starter Motor for Marina Based Roadster

    Hi Do you by chance have either a Lucas M35J or M35G starter motor in working order that you would be happy to sell on please for my 1800 B series engine?

    It has 2 bolt holes that are spaced 5"...
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    Re: Locking wheel nut tool

    Hi Robin

    1) Are you able / have you tried contacting the previous owner , in case they still have it and can put it in the post?

    2) I am unfamiliar with "100+", my roadster has a set from a...
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    Re: Alternator problem… again.

    Element
    Have you by now established the make and model number of the Alternator fitted to your car?

    I can see no mention in your posts of the type you actually have?

    If you are unable to...
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    Re: Alternator problem… again.

    From memory the Fiat 132 2.0 had either a Magnetti Marelli or Bosch Alternator fitted.

    If it's a Bosch, then you are in luck because it's an easy fix to change the brushes & rectifier back all in...
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    Re: Christmas Greetings

    Wishing you all as best a Christmas as is possible due to the current restrictions and also a Healthy New Year ahead.

    I am looking forward to the time when we be able to attend some car meets ...
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    Re: Nice touch

    I bet that engine will keep ticking over at that idle speed whilst using no fuel at all indefinitely and also will be totally silent too .Wow the ultimate eco friendly Marlin :)
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    Re: Engine bay

    The other engine is the earlier Essex engine commonly in 3.0 variant, although they were also produced as 2.5 ,3.1 & 3.4 Capacities. The Distributor was fitted at the front on the Essex engines. The...
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    Re: Engine bay

    Hi Jon
    Welcome along to the club.

    I have a Roadster so my advice is biased towards my experience of that car which is famous for overheating Problems. Nevertheless, I would approach tackling the...
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    Re: Ignition Fault.....Somewhere!

    With Regards to earthing , I always run a braided earthing strap bolted to the bell housing and the other end directly onto the negative terminal of the battery.

    they are available in different...
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    Re: Ignition Fault.....Somewhere!

    Hi Andrew agreed, but that isn't always the case ;hence my offer to advise further if that doesn't solve it.

    Hopefully though we can all keep the "earth" under our tyres as per your profile photo,...
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    Re: Ignition Fault.....Somewhere!

    Hi Scotty
    Follow the advice as both of the above posts have advised and if that doesn't solve it .
    Do you have an inertia Starter( 1 heavy lead from Battery) with separate solenoid or a pre...
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    Re: Cabrio lower steering universal joint

    Hi Geoff

    I have not yet worked on the steering on a Cabrio , however I used to do a fair bit on the earlier Fords in the 70's-90's.

    Without seeing it I can't be certain but my initial thoughts...
  23. Re: SU carburetor overhaul - screw types BA?

    "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 and washers, good quality as well, sorry I tried...
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    Re: Marlin Badge - Hi Res Image

    I would be interested in a Spare wheel cover with Marlin on it, but with the lettering at least double the size of your picture above.

    The closest I found on the Web when I last searched was a...
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    Re: Steadman SS

    Did it look like this, if so a rather smart looking Roadster?

    https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C333185
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