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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th October 2008, 20:39
Replies: 6
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Posted By marlinturbo
timewaster

timewaster
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th October 2008, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 3,408
Posted By marlinturbo
Ebay 3000 no reserve next week.

Ebay 3000 no reserve next week.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th October 2008, 17:28
Replies: 6
Views: 3,408
Posted By marlinturbo
For Sale

Painfull as it is for any of us. I need to sell the 5EXi.
I've had it for sale now for a month. Hardly any interest at all :-(

Priced at 5000 I thought thats a good price but in the current...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th August 2008, 21:56
Replies: 9
Views: 3,425
Posted By marlinturbo
JohnC, i'm on holiday for a while. Maybe I...

JohnC, i'm on holiday for a while.
Maybe I should pop up and have a look after the holiday? :-)
JohnB
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th August 2008, 10:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,380
Posted By marlinturbo
the aluminium frame design is available to...

the aluminium frame design is available to anyone. just send me a PM.

i bought a standard complete engine/box etc and installed that and kept the modified engine/box.........

JohnB
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th August 2008, 08:35
Replies: 6
Views: 2,380
Posted By marlinturbo
yes thats me that is...i had a LOT of guys...

yes thats me that is...i had a LOT of guys message me with offers under the 5k but i have (maybe) sold it now.

i have done a lot of work to that car to sort the handling out...and recently fully...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th August 2008, 18:51
Replies: 9
Views: 3,425
Posted By marlinturbo
JohnC Before going too much further I would...

JohnC
Before going too much further I would recommend you stiffen up the steering support area. Perhaps weld in a plate across the beams? Someone on here has done this......
JohnB
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th February 2008, 13:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,790
Posted By marlinturbo
JC, thats ace. but i think Terry at Marlin may...

JC,
thats ace. but i think Terry at Marlin may have a couple for me. I check with her on Monday...if that fails i call you ok. Thanks.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th February 2008, 13:33
Replies: 3
Views: 2,790
Posted By marlinturbo
Rear Suspension Bushes

help!

Anyone got spare suspension bushes for the rear upper wishbone.
I need two off.
I left a message with Terry at Marlin, and await them.
But does anyone have a couple spare???

Or another...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 6th January 2008, 18:43
Replies: 15
Views: 6,919
Posted By marlinturbo
Hi John Yes i used VWP for all my electrical...

Hi John

Yes i used VWP for all my electrical stuff...

John
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th December 2007, 18:35
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By marlinturbo
hi John, yes i have had a good time with the car....

hi John, yes i have had a good time with the car.
i want to keep the exhaust system too...as i may use it in something else...

John.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th December 2007, 12:42
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By marlinturbo
5EXi For Sale

Well it pains me to do this but i have to, as i'm moving to france in 2008. unfortunately the french are anal w.r.t. kit cars so i will have to sell the car.

however i want to keep the "power...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 6th November 2007, 10:02
Replies: 11
Views: 3,410
Posted By marlinturbo
Just for the records, my T16 Turbo was 720 kg. ...

Just for the records, my T16 Turbo was 720 kg.

Which is good news...the Honda boys are almost identical weight to the T16 turbo boys...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th September 2007, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 3,056
Posted By marlinturbo
Dylan, Nice one well done. So basically you...

Dylan,
Nice one well done.
So basically you drove around amongst 300hp competition with about 180hp!

So i reckon you did extremely well.

If you had MORE POWER and no reliability issues surely...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th August 2007, 17:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,402
Posted By marlinturbo
Thats excellent Dylan. What kit are you using...

Thats excellent Dylan.
What kit are you using to record on-board?
Do you have link to a web site with this kit?

John
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2007, 22:45
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By marlinturbo
how many ferrari's ?

how many ferrari's ?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2007, 22:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By marlinturbo
and part two ...

and part two

http://img174.imageshack.us/img174/5994/img1717ag5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2007, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By marlinturbo
this was the grid ...

this was the grid

http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/9454/img1716uy7.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/9454/img1716uy7.32b89b5f22.jpg...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2007, 22:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By marlinturbo
http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/2359/img1714lu0...

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/2359/img1714lu0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2007, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By marlinturbo
Castle Combe Special GT today

Well, I went to support MRCC at the Combe today.
There were some special cars there!

Unfortunately only one of the two race cars was on track due to drive shaft issues. Dylan did well chasing...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2007, 19:20
Replies: 3
Views: 2,496
Posted By marlinturbo
Hi John, Yours stands out from crowd mate! A...

Hi John,
Yours stands out from crowd mate! A result.
Yes I've been out clocking loads of miles in mine this weekend in the sun.

Right...so now you need more power............

John
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th August 2007, 20:54
Replies: 23
Views: 6,184
Posted By marlinturbo
bloody weather is not helping us or marlin. ...

bloody weather is not helping us or marlin.

i have hardly taken mine out this year grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

if poss i will go to the llandow trackday so i hope to meet more 5exi...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th June 2007, 17:36
Replies: 15
Views: 4,177
Posted By marlinturbo
there is no bias adjustment as fitted to your...

there is no bias adjustment as fitted to your exi...
unfortunately those of us with the T16s and probably the Honda engines will find this issue soon enough...

I'll be designing in some bigger...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th June 2007, 10:04
Replies: 15
Views: 4,177
Posted By marlinturbo
ah yes John I had the same issue. And at castle...

ah yes John I had the same issue. And at castle combe it was embarrasing locking up the front wheels every time i came up the the chicanes...!
The standard 1.6 FWD brake set up is not good enough...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th May 2007, 15:36
Replies: 8
Views: 3,164
Posted By marlinturbo
good luck mate, mine failed on a few...

good luck mate, mine failed on a few things....but no worries the second time around!

john
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