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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd June 2018, 14:26
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By limpabit
Not sure how the Quattro system works in the...

Not sure how the Quattro system works in the Audi. But as long as it can be converted to two wheel drive, should be an option.

Lots of options. For example, I could not fit the six speed Seat...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd June 2018, 21:30
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By limpabit
Donít worry plenty of hurt feet kicking the car....

Donít worry plenty of hurt feet kicking the car. Know how you feel.
Let me know year and model of 400. Iíll compare with 200.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 12:39
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By limpabit
Hmm a little confused. Had a look on Rimmer...

Hmm a little confused.
Had a look on Rimmer Bros web site. 1.6K post 95. It's saying on came in an auto version only. 1.8 was manual.
Pre 95 was Honda.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 06:21
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By limpabit
Never heard of driveshaft problems, with 1.6 K...

Never heard of driveshaft problems, with 1.6 K series models only T series.

Clutching at straws. Wonder if the drive shafts are different part numbers from the 400 and 200 series? Know there...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th May 2018, 09:15
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By limpabit
That's been done for you. What engine are you...

That's been done for you. What engine are you putting in?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd May 2018, 05:56
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By limpabit
Great picture

Great picture
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd May 2018, 05:50
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By limpabit
Not sue if the link has changed. But here is the...

Not sue if the link has changed. But here is the link. Just tested it and don't require a log in.
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th May 2018, 15:56
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By limpabit
Got the original map back ...

Got the original map back

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=15Hge-8cb4DzVmbGtnIVl49iWY3U&ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=53.67067999999998%2C4.306641000000013&spn=7.775073%2C19.6875&z=6
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th May 2018, 05:06
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By limpabit
Google Maps

All,

I am going to "update" (ok mistakenly deleted original), google maps.

If you want your car and rough location added, let me know you area and photo you want.

Link of maps is here
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th May 2018, 21:41
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By limpabit
Google Maps

All,

I am going to "update" (ok mistakenly deleted original), google maps.

If you ant you car and rough location added, let me know you area and photo you want.

Link of maps is here
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th May 2018, 04:54
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By limpabit
Very nice. What suspension do you have at...

Very nice.

What suspension do you have at the minute? Mk1 original suspension chassis?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th May 2018, 04:51
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By limpabit
Welcome to the forum. Quite a few 5exi...

Welcome to the forum.

Quite a few 5exi owners on here.

What engine are you going for?

Also, if you put your location in your profile. There may be another owner close to you.

Bit old...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 4th May 2018, 15:15
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By limpabit
Mine is in bits at the minute. Unfortunately...

Mine is in bits at the minute.

Unfortunately driving instead of fixing on good weather days
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th March 2018, 05:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By limpabit
Very nice good job.:) Has he car passed the...

Very nice good job.:)

Has he car passed the IVA/SVA?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th February 2018, 22:52
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By limpabit
Sorry for the lack of a response. Yes, I...

Sorry for the lack of a response.


Yes, I went the charge cooler route. I went for the cheap mustang chargecooler from ebay which sits just behind the engine on the rear firewall. But in my...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th December 2017, 09:10
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By limpabit
Hi and welcome :) One of the decsions you...

Hi and welcome :)

One of the decsions you are going to need to make, going from a non turbo. What type of air induction. Chargecooler or intercooler. After market ECU or recoded VAG.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st July 2017, 05:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By limpabit
Well done for passing MOT. In the same...

Well done for passing MOT.

In the same situation. Not using it enough. Can't even blame the weather!!

Will be taxed starting this month.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 3rd March 2017, 15:38
Replies: 9
Views: 2,182
Posted By limpabit
All the builders know how you feel. Been there,...

All the builders know how you feel. Been there, felt the same joys and pains (wheels hurt when you kick them!!)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th February 2017, 07:24
Replies: 9
Views: 2,182
Posted By limpabit
Hi Edd, Well done. Your nearly there now. ...

Hi Edd,

Well done. Your nearly there now. Until you get to the post IVA modifications you will want to do:laugh:

Tyre pressures and suspension settings look good as a starting point. Afraid...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th January 2017, 06:34
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By limpabit
Think carefully about ECU. This is the right...

Think carefully about ECU. This is the right time to decide which way before wiring!!

Might add additional costs at this stage from a standard one, but has a whole host of advantages. Like data...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th January 2017, 03:39
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By limpabit
Yes just the start of the list depending on power...

Yes just the start of the list depending on power your aiming for. 300 ish is about the limit for standard internals.
ECU, turbo, chargecooler, injectors, exhaust to name a few more.....
I also...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd December 2016, 03:49
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By limpabit
Think it was around 2010 when Marlin started the...

Think it was around 2010 when Marlin started the design with the VW engine. So sounds like you might have the older chassis. But might be worth giving them a call.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st December 2016, 20:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By limpabit
Depends on how old the chassis is. May get the 6...

Depends on how old the chassis is. May get the 6 speed in there.

Did think about the 5 speed vw box. But decided to stay with the Rover box, linkages off an MGF, v6 rover 400 equal length shafts....
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st December 2016, 17:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By limpabit
Nice one Rich. Time has gone so quick.

Nice one Rich. Time has gone so quick.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st December 2016, 17:04
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By limpabit
Is a good choice of engine. Marlin used this...

Is a good choice of engine. Marlin used this engine with the VW gearbox. But I could not fit the 6 speed gearbox in my older chassis. So rebuilt the PG1 with steel caged bearings. Has put up with...
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