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  1. #1 Roadster 
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    Hi David,
    do we know this one, last on the road in 2013. Came across it while browsing pics of Panther Kallistas.
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    Yes Hugh, we do. Adrian sold the car (Toyota 2L engined) in 2003, it's now in Germany I believe.

    …………...he might even be here in a while to tell us more

    Thanks for the posting

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    Hi

    Yep that's me behind the wheel with John Brice doing the map reading on the way to Le Mans Classic.

    The car was built by a set of apprentices at a garage in the West Country with a 2ltr Toyota Corolla engine and it's 5 speed gearbox mated to the Marina back end.

    I had it for just over 6 years and did 100,000 miles in her without a blip, just serviced her.

    The Toyota gearbox was a fantastic mariage with the Marina rear end and made it a joy to drive.

    She had a wonderful pateener and I sometimes regret getting rid of her.

    She went to Belgium but I haven't heard anything since.

    Adrian





    Quote Originally Posted by dcunn View Post
    Yes Hugh, we do. Adrian sold the car (Toyota 2L engined) in 2003, it's now in Germany I believe.

    …………...he might even be here in a while to tell us more

    Thanks for the posting

    Rgds DC
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    Thanks for that, nice to know some history.
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    Hi Adrian
    Which Toyota engine did it have as I thought it was a 2T engine which was 1588cc?
    As far as I am aware there wasn't a 2 litre engine fitted to the Corolla back then.
    There was however a 18R 2.0 litre engine that was fitted to Celica's from approx 1978 though.
    If you still have a picture of the fitted engine, I would be able to identify it for you.

    Btw, the 2T was the better engine
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    Hiya

    Yep it was a 2T with, I think, a T50 5 speed gearbox married to the Marina 1.3 diff from an estate.

    All other running gear as per a MK2 Marlin except for the Land Crab radiator.

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