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  1. Thread: Lights!

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    Re: Lights!

    A little knowledge.... thanks, Dave
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    Re: Lights!

    Hi, I was feeling a bit frustrated with all of this, especially as earlier on I had been trying to repair my Quad tuner (which Iíve had for 35 years or so and which decided to blow up the other day)...
  3. Thread: Lights!

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    Re: Lights!

    Finally got round to changing the connector plugs for ceramic ones and guess what...... exactly the same situation as before! Well, at least I no longer have melted plugs! Now for further...
  4. Thread: Lights!

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    Re: Lights!

    Iíve had a few minutes this morning and removed both headlamps. I do indeed have partially melted connector plugs. I imagine I should replace these to start with.
  5. Thread: Lights!

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    Re: Lights!

    Thanks All, hopefully Iíll get round to this in the next few days
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    Re: Lights!

    Thank you, Iíll take a look at this as soon as I can.

    John
  7. Thread: Lights!

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    Lights!

    Hi All

    Last Wednesday I checked my lights and found an issue. Checked again today and the same issue is still there - not sure why it might have gone away in the meantime!!!

    On my Hunter I have...
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    Re: Marlin Hunter - engine cutting out

    Yes!

    Just retrieved the car from the garage - seems to be running well and the garage has given it a good run as well (the proprietor likes taking it out!). Fuel filter and crank sensor replaced....
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    Re: Marlin Hunter - engine cutting out

    Thanks both. Peter is right about the engine. I spoke to the Marlin workshop yesterday and they said they had seen a similar issue with a Hunter. The solution was to clean out the filter at the rear...
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    Re: Marlin Hunter - engine cutting out

    Peter, Chris, thank you both. I look into this. John
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    Re: Marlin Hunter - engine cutting out

    David, many thanks for this thoughtful reply. Iíll follow this up. Regards
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    Re: Marlin Hunter - engine cutting out

    Yes, thanks Gareth. Come to think of it, I had an old Ford Cortina with that problem - breaking down on the motorway with me messing with the points and the rotar arm etc
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    Marlin Hunter - engine cutting out

    Hi, I took my Hunter out this morning (first time for a month) and drove c.10 miles (15-20 mins), stopped for c.10 mins with the engine running and then headed back home. After about 2 miles I felt...
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    Re: Heater matrix - Hunter

    Dave, thanks for the tip. John
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    Re: Heater matrix - Hunter

    Thanks everyone
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    Re: Heater matrix - Hunter

    My bad wording - they took it for a run to check something we were discussing
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    Re: Heater matrix - Hunter

    Thanks everyone - my difficulty in doing anything myself is getting the car back home - especially without an MOT! As far as I know, they haven't failed it, as they've not done the MOT yet. They...
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    Heater matrix - Hunter

    I took my Hunter for its MOT and got a call from the garage late on Friday to say that it appeared the heater matrix was shot. It's a factory built car, so I called Marlin, but had to leave a message...
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    Re: Radiator and fuel pump

    Well, I finally got my car back today from John Butler at Vindicator Cars (I see he had a mention in the latest issue of PitStop). Iíve had a list of things done: some fairly mundane and some which...
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    Re: Rear Wheel Tracking

    Iíve just seen this.

    In another thread I described the issues I was having with my car Ė well, following discussions with various club members (including Danny Nelson) the car ended up with John...
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    Keith, thanks - no I haven't recently changed the...

    Keith, thanks - no I haven't recently changed the petrol cap - interesting thought though!

    Just to let everyone know, I've had really helpful conversations with club members such as Danny Nelson...
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    Re: Radiator and fuel pump

    Thanks everyone for your replies.

    Tim (Hawkesworth), is your car a manual or automatic?

    John
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    Re: Radiator and fuel pump

    Danny

    That is an extremely kind offer, though it's a fair trek from Rubery. May I call you later?

    John
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    Re: Radiator and fuel pump

    I've just spoken to Terry at Marlin.

    Per Mark, I definitely can't get rid of the alu tank. So, I either need to get it fixed or get a new one - Marlin will make me one for what seems a...
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    Re: Radiator and fuel pump

    Thanks everyone.

    I'm between Ashby and Tamworth (the car is currently in Tamworth!).

    I didn't think the tank was anything to do with the auto gearbox (of course I may be wrong) - as far as I...
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