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  1. Re: Fiat 2.0 twin cam exhaust system gasket

    There is exhaust gasket material on both eBay and Amazon. Car Builder Solutions do a similar looking sheet. https://www.carbuilder.com/uk/exhaust-gasket-pack

    Unless your exhaust regularly glows...
  2. Re: 2.0L pinto Engine Fuel Supply Pressure and Bypass line

    Fit a fuel pressure regulator. I had to fit one to a 1.8 MGB engined car because there was no room for a mechanical pump with the aftermarket exhaust, so an electric fuel pump had been fitted near...
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    Re: Indicator stalk

    I completely rebuilt mine from bits for Land Rovers and Austin Maxis. The end cap on the stalks comes off with a little force and then you can remove the contact unit by drilling out carefully where...
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    Re: Rear Springs

    Back in the days of Wee Beastie, I looked at having some single leaf parabolic springs custom made, it wasn't hugely expensive at the time.
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    I agree, this should be easy to arrange. There is absolutely no need to over complicate the discussion.
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    Re: Overheating Roadster

    No. The rate of heat transfer is zero at zero circulation. At a very slow speed it's a little better and as the water speed increases the heat transfer increases asymptotically to a maximum, it...
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    Re: The MARLIN of Dorian Gray...... ally vs steel fuel tank

    Actually ethanol keep the tank drier as it keeps the water in solution instead of as a puddle at the bottom. Skoda, back in the days of their old rear engined models actually recommended adding...
  8. Re: YKC Roadster For Sale - Sierra based

    I like the side screens.
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    Re: Overheating in a Marina Roadster

    You're on ignore mate.
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    Re: Gearbox Information and Brakes Advice

    I will second that post, I had exactly the same problem with the springs. The only part that is really difficult to find is the first/second reverse synchro selector ring that tends to lose it's...
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    Re: Overheating in a Marina Roadster

    Running my old Marlin (1.8 TC, Kent rally cam, custom exhaust etc etc, four row Viva rad.) without carpets and feeling the floor and the transmission tunnel showed that the hottest place by far was...
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    Re: Back axle Cortina Estate, Issues

    Later MT 75 box, found on Sierras are even better, nice gearchange and very strong.
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    Re: Rear disk conversion

    Hi Don here, my user name got rendered useless and I had to rejoin with a new moniker. I am afraid the old Roadster is long gone, I never did get around to converting to rear disks. On the Westfield...
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    Re: Noise front front left wheel

    If it is a Marina based one, then the track rod end is very close to the tyre, sometimes less than 1/2 inch with some wheels.
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    Re: 3 Core Viva Radiator Wanted.

    Mine had a four core Chevette radiator, similar layout to the Viva one. Had it re-cored By Hornet radiators in Watford, but they are long gone now.
  16. Re: 1800 B series 7 bladed yellow plastic fan blade for fitment water pump & 1-2 spac

    The same fan was used on some Minis but beware that some blew and some sucked (I may be mistaken in thinking it was the same fan, but a mini A Series fan will fit a B series water pump.) I sourced...
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    Re: Dashboard blanks

    I used exterior grade PVA and a vacuum veneering press.
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    Re: wheel studs

    Marina or Triumph based? Are you talking wheel studs here or the bolts that hold the caliper? Marina wheel studs are Triumph and not the same as Mini ones.

    Try Rimmer Bros.
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    Re: Evans Waterless Coolant

    Evans waterless coolant is mixed glycols. Water is by far the best actual coolant short of liquid metals, this comes about because it has low viscosity, high thermal conductivity, and a high heat...
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    Re: Brake parts.

    Why? They don't do anything, The drums are held on by the wheel and four big studs, it's not like they can fall off.
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    Re: Marina half shaft removal

    Sorry not interested. You needn't have bothered. Your only reason to be here is to rehash old arguments. You are not helpful.
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    Re: Marina half shaft removal

    No mate I am not having a go at you, not at all. I having a go at Mr Keepandshare with his lots of "useful" stuff behind a firewall that you have to go groveling to to get access. I having a go at...
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    Re: Marina half shaft removal

    This is why I no longer bother with this forum.
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    Re: Rear Light Lens

    Although they tend to use the picture of the lamp with the number plate light for all the M88 variants, this company claims to have the one without in stock.
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    Re: speedometre 1800 marina

    Wiring one of those up really requires the original plug, then you can refer to the colour codes in the wiring diagrams.
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