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    Re: Berlinetta springs

    If you remove the springs and take them to a motor sport shop ( down south here I would go to Merlin Motorsport at Castle Combe) they can measure the spring size and rating and should be able to...
  2. Re: A story of a small part, a lime green Marlin and a year of inactivity ...........

    I had problems with mine a while ago, but if you are very careful you can prise the unit apart. Mine was full of 30 years worth of c**p and I cleaned all the conacts and it worked perfectly.
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    Re: Noise front front left wheel

    It could be a worn bearing. If the noise is a scraping sound then the play in the bearing could be causing the disk to rub on something.

    Simple test. Jack the corner up and put axle stands under...
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    Re: Don't tell Boris

    Recent guidance from No 10, based on is that if a shop is open you can buy anything in it See...
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    Re: Sportster Gear Lever Linkage

    If you can't fix anything with gaffer tape and a cable tie it is time to throw it away and buy a new one.
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    Re: LED rear lights

    Andy,
    Got them from Amazon https://smile.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07P9Q1JH7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    Chris
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    Re: Cabrio rear light covers.

    Or you could get rid of the nasty lights and do this https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php?8062-LED-rear-lights/
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    Re: MOTs extension for 6 months

    I just re-MOTed my Fiesta on Monday :(
    But it passed anyway
  9. Re: Ever wondered what your 0-60mph should be?

    I'm not surprised it goes light at speed, the shape of the front wings is similar to aircraft wings in profile and will start to give lift.
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    Re: Cabrio engine mounts zetec ST170

    I used plates like these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143522275248 and modified the existing mounts to fit. Got somebody else to do the welding as I was not sure if the job I could do was good enough....
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Yet again sorry to miss the meeting, wife is having an op on Friday and needs a nursemaid.
    Chris
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    Re: Cabrio/Hunter owners - - please help

    I bought the kit 07/10/2003
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    Re: Cabrio/Hunter owners - - please help

    T4235krkrlc1002cc - g854uam
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    Re: Smiths gauges and aftermarket ecu

    Just s further note, the Omex ECU has outputs for the fuel pump and fan. These need relays as the current taken by both is large.
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    Re: Smiths gauges and aftermarket ecu

    Having fitted an Omex ECU to a Zetec engine(using the Omex loom) I can confirm that there are two temperature sensors, one is used by the ECU and the other is wired directly to the gauge. The ECU has...
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    Re: Cabrio engine choice

    Kieran is correct, it may turn out to be a bit more difficult than you think, but it is possible as there a several Zetec powered Cabrios around.
    I didn't have a problem with the steering/inlet...
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    Re: Rear Light Lens

    Having seen this post https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php?8025-LED-Rear-Lights I fitted them to my Cabrio, as shown here...
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    Re: Cabrio engine choice

    After destroying my DOHC engine I went the Zetec route. The way I did it wasn't cheap as I bought a complete engine (already adapeted for RWD) and ECU from Omex. On top of that the major expenses...
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    Re: Speedo Sensor

    As a note a GPS speedo will fail IVA!
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    Re: Speedo Sensor

    I have a ETB electric speedo fitted. You need to run 2 thin wires to somewhere suitable. I used the diff and made a small bracket to hold the pickup over the flange to the propshaft. On the flange I...
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    Re: Haynes Publishing up for sale? The

    Best bit I ever had in a Haynes manual was an early one for a Mini:
    "Carefully withdraw the synchro hub"
    PING!
    <<new paragraph>>
    "Be careful not to lose the three springs and ball bearings......"...
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    Re: Three wheeler

    The classic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQh56geU0X8
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    Re: Handbrake cable question

    Hi Pete
    Unfortunatelyfor you this is what the Marlin build manual says
    NOTE: The cable ends used on the disc braked axle are not possible to obtain when the cable is shortened and Marlin have these...
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    Re: Ford Clutch Quadrant Options

    Hmm!
    My Cabrio very occasionally lets out a bang and the clutch pedal slips a bit. Afetrwards it all works OK, but I have assumed it is something to do with the quardant slipping a tooth. I have...
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    Sticky: Re: MOC South West monthly meet

    Sorry, out running
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