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    Sticky: Re: What have you done with your marlin today

    Yesterday enjoyed a 40 mile plus trip round Peak District with retail therapy in the sunshine. Quite glad we are not at Stoneleigh today as the rain lashes down!
  2. Thread: The matrix

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    Re: The matrix

    I removed centre console and dashboard after which you can remove the whole heater unit. Not tried getting just the matrix out. Doug
  3. Re: Is the Marlin Cabrio fuel tank baffled?

    Sorry not replied earlier.
    1.Stuttering:- Did tend to cough sometimes on turning left especially uphill.
    Possibilities
    a. Better in lower gear to spin mechanical fuel pump faster. (New fuel pump...
  4. Re: Is the Marlin Cabrio fuel tank baffled?

    Detailed reply soon. Been with caravan in sunny Norfolk. Liz
  5. Thread: IVA test

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    Re: IVA test

    If you buy a part built kit, you will need a full set of build photos for IVA, which may involve taking apart the kit and starting again with photos.
  6. Re: A barely started Berlinetta kit in Scotland, V6 2.3 auto

    Merlins had solved problem by using some extra steelwork on the front of the chassis which bolted to the front of the crossmember. This would mean altering the bonnet sides to fit it in but I don't...
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    Re: Suspension questions

    Worth checking tyre pressures. Maybe too high.
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    Re: New guy with old car.

    Possibly not built with wipers, like some Sportsters. Rainex used instead
    Doug
  9. Thread: Meetings

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    Re: Meetings

    I think we are waiting until we definitely know that groups can meet up. Hopefully Sheldon can start at the end of June if the pub re-opens. I don't fancy sitting outside in the pouring rain
    Liz
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    Re: A longer run out in Bluebelle

    My only contribution was not to damage her when driving, the last time was round the Isle of Man TT course, since then I have had a bad knee (not due to driving Bluebelle) but Landrover 110!
    liz
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    Re: A longer run out in Bluebelle

    That's the view I had sitting in the passenger seat for all those miles! Hope you get some longer trips soon. Nice shiny bonnet!
    regards Liz
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    Re: Stripping alloy wheels

    Wow! Amazing!
    Well done
    Liz
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    Re: My New Colours

    Looking very smart. What is the colour called?
    Liz
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    Re: New Gallery Going Live !

    Well done. A lot of work has been done.
    Best wishes
    Liz & Doug
  15. Thread: Suspension

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    Re: Suspension

    Details should be in the file which you have David. Springs are original.
    regards Liz
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    Re: Dismantling question 2 - new bulkhead?

    That should do the job! Liz
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    Christmas Greetings

    Just like to wish all our friends in the Marlin Club a healthy and happy Christmas. I know its difficult at the moment but hopefully we will get our vaccine soon and we will be able to continue to...
  18. Re: Unfiished Sportster for sale - winter project?

    Unless there are some build photos with it, it will have to be dismantled and re built anyway.
    Liz
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    Re: Rear anti roll bar mount

    Doesn't look like the Sierra one on our Berlinetta
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    Re: Smiths Fuel Gauge To Tank Sender

    I had this problem with a VDU sender and gauge on Bluebelle. It developed over time and the gauge reading was only stable when full and below half full. I cured it by removing the sender and...
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    Re: Fuel neck and filler cap

    We owned this car for 16 years and it operated happily for 50,000 miles with the present fuel cap. As far as I know the vent in the filler neck only goes to the top of the tank without a secondary...
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    Re: Front wing bumper bolts

    As we needed towing mirrors on the car at times the holes may be larger than standard
    regards Liz
  23. Re: Seems I now have to hang out in this forum....

    Yes a run round some of the Peak District and Staffordshire Moorlands with a pub lunch at Sheldon with Max (dog) onboard. It was chilly!
  24. Re: Seems I now have to hang out in this forum....

    Hi David
    Hope you enjoy driving Bluebelle. We are going out for a run later in Gwynevere before we are locked in! Glad she has a good home. Hope to meet you somewhere in the future. Bluebelle...
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    Re: Hard top wanted

    I only know of 2 built. These were built by owners.
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