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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.
  3. 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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    Re: Marlin trails car

    Standard Marina, van and Ital diff housing were not ally they were cast iron.
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    Re: Gear stick upgrade

    [QUOTE=marlin1984;51922]

    Perhaps you could search online and find a picture of what a definitive Dellow dashboard should look like?
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    Re: Greetings & Wheels

    Any Triumph (smallish) wheel from that era shared the same wheel fitment.
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    Sierra/Escort/Cortina air filter.

    I am really not convinced by aftermarket air filters for Weber DGV carbs on Pintos, they seem so small and the flimsy bottom plate is too flexible to seal reliably against the gasket on the top of...
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    Re: 1984 Alfa Romeo 8c inspired For Sale

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ilP7inIRik
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    Re: Roadster windscreen frame.

    Wee Beastie had a solid windscreen surround.
    My problem is that turning left the rear view mirror is in my line of sight and I can't see where I am going, It's stuck to the windscreen and so far...
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    Re: Marlin Roadster Registration Advice

    As regards seat belt mounts, my last car had a rear roll bar which doubled as one of the roof supports and had the upper seat belt mounts welded to it. Still seems like a good design to me.
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    Re: Pinto DGAV throttle cable.

    I have bought a linkage (pictured above) that routes the cable over the engine, so the carb will remain where it is.
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    Re: Pinto DGAV throttle cable.

    Thanks.
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    Re: Pinto DGAV throttle cable.

    Thanks Jon, maybe I should have been clearer. That picture of the cable end is not the same as the one you showed in the picture of the HCD linkage. That is a normal Ford barrel end. I understand...
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    Re: Pinto DGAV throttle cable.

    Found this: https://www.tmrsupplies.co.uk/products/pinto-throttle-linkages/

    https://www.marlinownersclub.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=11081&stc=1
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    Re: Pinto DGAV throttle cable.

    Thanks, I can't however picture how that Ball joint on the end of the cable attaches to that half circular pulley? Have you used one?
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    Pinto DGAV throttle cable.

    YKC roadster, 2.0 Pinto with DGAV carb: I have just replaced the throttle cable as it was fraying and breaking at the carb end. On removing it I found the inner cable very frayed and broken inside...
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