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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th February 2013, 17:41
Replies: 83
Views: 41,601
Posted By mashtun
What angle is your M52 at? This photo of my...

What angle is your M52 at? This photo of my engine still in situ in the donor suggests the M50 lies at 30 degrees off the vertical (give or take half a degree).
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Forum: General chatter 30th January 2013, 12:32
Replies: 1
Views: 1,864
Posted By mashtun
Rallye Monte Carlo Historique 2013 - Glasgow start

I went to Glasgow on Saturday for the start of the Monte Carlo Classic Rally. Around a hundred cars were on display before the start with 40 or so then heading all the way to Monte Carlo and the...
Forum: General chatter 28th August 2012, 13:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By mashtun
It won't operate at just one output voltage...

It won't operate at just one output voltage though and will draw much less current at the lower end of the voltage range. Coincidentally, I Just took delivery of a MIG welder myself last week. Mine...
Forum: General chatter 15th May 2012, 07:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,711
Posted By mashtun
I'm jealous... :smile: You decided against...

I'm jealous... :smile: You decided against getting one from Chester then? Isn't it the newer SC4 rather than a C4 though? I.e. has the high torque brushless motor and continuously variable spindle...
Forum: General Build Chat 10th May 2012, 14:13
Replies: 32
Views: 9,174
Posted By mashtun
Is it a Type 9 that you've seen going cheap? I...

Is it a Type 9 that you've seen going cheap? I don't know the complete range fitted to the Pinto over the years, but the Type 9 'boxes fitted to 1.6 and 2.0 Pinto-engined Sierras had the same ratios...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th May 2012, 08:08
Replies: 14
Views: 6,012
Posted By mashtun
Could be the blind leading the blind here but I...

Could be the blind leading the blind here but I won't let that stop me :smile: It's an interesting subject and one I'll have to address myself soon enough.



The idea of pressurizing the system...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th May 2012, 07:39
Replies: 29
Views: 7,599
Posted By mashtun
Thumbs up Well done indeed, Jason - Vikki really is a...

Well done indeed, Jason - Vikki really is a beauty and the trophies are thoroughly deserved.

It was great to meet everyone and have a chat and inspiring for me to see so many other Marlins in the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st May 2012, 08:13
Replies: 502
Views: 97,954
Posted By mashtun
Looks stunning! Mark.

Looks stunning!

Mark.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st May 2012, 08:10
Replies: 29
Views: 7,599
Posted By mashtun
I'll be going on Sunday (unless the weather's...

I'll be going on Sunday (unless the weather's dreadful). My first visit to Stoneleigh so really looking forward to it - can't wait :bounce:

Mark.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st May 2012, 08:06
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
Unhappy It would be interesting to know if that's the...

It would be interesting to know if that's the same as others see. Might indicate a faulty servo unit if not?



Maybe you need a pressure reducing valve for the rear brakes? Mind you, I don't...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th April 2012, 23:21
Replies: 4
Views: 2,115
Posted By mashtun
I removed that bracket from my M50 a couple of...

I removed that bracket from my M50 a couple of weeks ago and the muck on it (it hasn't been cleaned) doesn't have any bolt head-shaped voids, and the paint on the thread in the captive nut looks to...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd February 2012, 07:33
Replies: 63
Views: 11,923
Posted By mashtun
Uch - that's sickening, Jason. Glad you're OK,...

Uch - that's sickening, Jason. Glad you're OK, and hope you're back on the road soon!

Mark.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st February 2012, 10:55
Replies: 83
Views: 41,601
Posted By mashtun
Ian's latest photos show he's now got his cooling...

Ian's latest photos show he's now got his cooling hoses connected up so it may not be easy for him to measure.

I've got an M50 on a stand at the moment and that hose is currently disconnected. ...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th February 2012, 08:02
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
The Haynes Sierra manual that I have describes it...

The Haynes Sierra manual that I have describes it as a "deceleration valve" (and says it was fitted in the engine compartment?), and from what I can tell it seems its purpose was the reverse of a...
Forum: General chatter 8th February 2012, 07:50
Replies: 19
Views: 4,211
Posted By mashtun
Sorry to hear that, Jason. Been there myself in...

Sorry to hear that, Jason. Been there myself in the past and wouldn't want to repeat it. Best of luck with the search for another job!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th February 2012, 07:42
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
Hi Andrew and welcome aboard! I've been mightily...

Hi Andrew and welcome aboard! I've been mightily impressed with the friendly & helpful advice that abounds on the Madabout forums and this particular thread's a great example.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 30th January 2012, 20:42
Replies: 12
Views: 3,774
Posted By mashtun
I see you've sourced a tap and die, but I'm...

I see you've sourced a tap and die, but I'm curious - wasn't cutting the threads on a lathe an option? (Asked as a budding machinist with zero practical experience...)
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th January 2012, 07:38
Replies: 192
Views: 62,358
Posted By mashtun
Yes, a great occasion to capture on video :high5:...

Yes, a great occasion to capture on video :high5:

Did you fit anything to your chassis for the tops of the stands to locate into or just rely on the friction between chassis and stands being...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd January 2012, 08:27
Replies: 192
Views: 62,358
Posted By mashtun
Were you able to compare the two diff mounts or...

Were you able to compare the two diff mounts or was there just one test so far with the Sierra mount fitted?

Mark.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd January 2012, 08:22
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
Thumbs up That must have been quite an occasion - well done!

That must have been quite an occasion - well done!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st January 2012, 21:52
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
Smile Chromed servo + Sierra master cylinder

Here's what the chromed unit looks like with a Sierra master cylinder fitted:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7171/6738120569_98120a8778_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mashtun/6738120569/)...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th January 2012, 14:37
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
Aha! So that logo on the side of mine is Ci! ...

Aha! So that logo on the side of mine is Ci! Well spotted, Peter :eusa_clap:

Mine is exactly the same model, sourced 18 months ago from the ebay seller Mike linked to up-thread.

Mark.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th January 2012, 15:12
Replies: 690
Views: 172,842
Posted By mashtun
I'm stripping a 1994 E36 at the moment and I've...

I'm stripping a 1994 E36 at the moment and I've got no need for the master cylinder - I'm happy to take it to pieces and take measurements/photos if it'll help someone...

Mark.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th January 2012, 08:20
Replies: 19
Views: 4,271
Posted By mashtun
/googles relative density of petrol... So around...

/googles relative density of petrol... So around 40kg for fuel and say 70kg for the examiner puts Chris's dry weight below 750kg and Jason's not much above (their cars, that is :)). Thanks for the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 12th January 2012, 19:08
Replies: 19
Views: 4,271
Posted By mashtun
Interesting, thanks. ~900kg surprises me, I must...

Interesting, thanks. ~900kg surprises me, I must say. Is that typical for a Sportster? I thought maybe 750 or so (but don't know why - must have read it somewhere...). Means I'm probably...
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