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    Re: Continuing rebuild

    Changed all the bushes for polly bushes.
    Darth vader
    Mike
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    Continuing rebuild

    greetings all
    it been a few weeks since my last up date, well all of the panels are back on repairs have been done to chips and scratches now once she is flatted with 800 grit she will be ready for...
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    Re: another update

    to be honest
    road speed dont float my boat now my main employment is senior lecturer in motor vehicle however my previous work was flying so I could never get the same thrill on the ground as I do...
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    Re: another update

    Nice looking dash,
    my problem is I have a habit of wanting to monitor all engine parameters so I do tend to clutter the dash.
    darth vader
    mike
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    another update

    greetings all
    well started work on the dash board, but not sure about it really considering making another.
    as you all well know space is of a premium and I am trying to shoe horn some sort of...
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    Re: Continuing Rebuild

    Afternoon
    thanks for the comments, If I am honest I am fussy when it comes to the details. However sometime I can over do it a little and spoil the overall look,but with this I think I will stay...
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    Continuing Rebuild

    greetings all
    its been a week or two since I last posted, but the car is coming along well. I have decided to stay with the colour red but have gone a few shades darker from the knacker laquer that...
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    another up-date on the rebuild

    Good evening all
    all seems to be going well with the rebuild, I am currently setting up the wiring harness all of the front suspenssion is in the radiator is ready to be mounted.
    I have decided to...
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    Re: Afternoon All

    Thanks Ben

    will have a look at your idea, will post pictures if it all works out OK.

    Darth Vader
    Mike
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    Afternoon All

    I did post this enquiry in the general chitchat section, however after lots of views no one responded.
    so my enquiry is.
    Are the rear wings for the Marlin still available ?
    I would like to fit the...
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    quick question

    I was just wondering,
    Are the rear wings for the Marlin still available?
    I am considering changing the rear wings for the ones with the more curved light pods.
    If any one can advise thanks.
    Darth...
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    Re: another update on my rebuild

    Good evening,
    thanks for this your a star.
    Darth vader
    Mike
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    Re: another update on my rebuild

    Afternoon
    Greatfull for your help, can you direct me to the page here that has the build manuals please.
    Darth Vader
    Mike
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    Re: another update on my rebuild

    HOUSTON WE HAVE A PROBLEM!!!!!!

    Greetings all,
    In the imortal words of Jim Lovell
    when i got the car it was full of bits and bobs, so after a long sort through and after throwing out the trash I...
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    another update on my rebuild

    Good evening fellow memebers,
    progressing well plan on having all of the new front suspension in tomorrow, I have now added a heat sheild between the Carbs and the exhaust to prevent vaporisation of...
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    Re: On going rebuild

    Afternoon
    Thanks, I am having a few issues with some Micky Mouse bits that have been added in the cars past but slowly working my way through.
    will post an update in a few days when a lot more...
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    Re: On going rebuild

    Greetings
    you can probably see from the second picture, just infront of the cross memeber the origonal builder welded two lengths of 25mm X 2mm angle iron. at the bottom of the cross member two...
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    On going rebuild

    Good evening all
    Well my Marlin has come a long way from my last posting, the Engine is completed the Gearbox is now back together and ready to fit.
    I have managed to get the first coat of paint on...
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    Re: after a little more advice or oppinions

    Thanks guys
    you have put a few ideas in my head now,
    I have decided to write you all into my will
    I will be leaving you my bills
    Darth vader
    Mike
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    after a little more advice or oppinions

    Greetings one and all.
    I have been doing a full rebuild of a Marlin Roadster, the rubbers surrounding the side lights on the fromt wings have perrished quite bad however I have found a company who...
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    Thanks for this guys,
    As a reward I have written you all in to my will and will be leaving you all my Bills

    Darth Vader
    Mike
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    Advice Please

    Greetings all
    I am after a little advice please,
    On the back of my Marlin the bushes that go through the rear of the frame have perrished. does anyone know where I can get replacments from or what...
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    Re: Update on the Engine build

    Not my primary work
    I am a senior lecturer at a large college in Birmingham I run the higher level motor vehicle courses, would give it up to just do this type of work and rebuild vintage cars....
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    Re: Update on the Engine build

    A few more pictures
    will not be long before I bring the engine home ready for instalation.
    87238724
    Darth Vader
    Mike
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    Update on the Engine build

    Greetings one and all,
    the engine build is progressing well have used aviation grade bearings Grant phosphate rings the crank has been dressed full cleaned and all oilways reamed out for better oil...
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