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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st November 2011, 20:04
Replies: 1
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Posted By sylvazx
Car stiil for sale. Have not been pushing to get...

Car stiil for sale. Have not been pushing to get rid of it as was enjoying driving the car during the summer. Car is very fast with the vtec installed and has been completely reliable. Now off the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th May 2011, 21:04
Replies: 1
Views: 2,475
Posted By sylvazx
My 5EXi for sale

Sadly i have had to put my Marlin 5exi up for sale. Advert should appear on this site soon. Car was from second batch made by Marlin and has been built to a high standard and paint was done in a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th July 2010, 19:02
Replies: 6
Views: 3,006
Posted By sylvazx
I had problems with one of my front wishbones...

I had problems with one of my front wishbones when building my car a few years ago. When screwing the top balljoint into the top wishbone it suddenly went tight and jammed solid. The problem was...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd May 2010, 18:51
Replies: 7
Views: 3,996
Posted By sylvazx
i cut the brackets for the mod on friday and hope...

i cut the brackets for the mod on friday and hope to be able to find time to weld them on this week. the car continues to feel very light and darts about on the road. just checked all the wheels...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th May 2010, 18:28
Replies: 7
Views: 3,996
Posted By sylvazx
I hope you have not patented your design for the...

I hope you have not patented your design for the strengthening mods on the steering arms as i am about to use it in preference to my own ideas for upgrading. After adjusting the terrible bump steer...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th April 2010, 20:41
Replies: 3
Views: 2,419
Posted By sylvazx
After trying to come down from scotland to the...

After trying to come down from scotland to the event for several years have now managed to book for next year. Main problem was somewhere to stay but friends are now putting us up for couple of...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd January 2010, 10:11
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By sylvazx
you will not be dissapointed. when i first drove...

you will not be dissapointed. when i first drove car with the Marlin cable i thought i was going to have to sell the car on, it was so bad despite giving it as smooth a run as possible. the venhill...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd January 2010, 21:54
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By sylvazx
Just noticed this post. if you still need a cable...

Just noticed this post. if you still need a cable then go to Venhill cables, they are brilliant. They make a universal kit which is more than long enough for a 5exi. The cable is very high quality...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th October 2009, 21:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,348
Posted By sylvazx
cables from Aquafax are cheap, i bought 2 sets...

cables from Aquafax are cheap, i bought 2 sets after the previous problems, just incase it happens again.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 4th October 2009, 19:58
Replies: 5
Views: 2,348
Posted By sylvazx
marlin get their cables from Aquafax.co.uk. they...

marlin get their cables from Aquafax.co.uk. they are stockists for ultraflex cable. speak to the guy there and he will advise. all lengths available up to 30feet long. there is a heavier duty cable...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st October 2009, 07:54
Replies: 19
Views: 6,531
Posted By sylvazx
Craig i am afraid the theory about a slack clevis...

Craig i am afraid the theory about a slack clevis only applies to a straight master cylinder not a servo. the rod with clevis you refer to only reaches as far as the back of the servo and is held by...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th September 2009, 09:29
Replies: 15
Views: 4,435
Posted By sylvazx
Thanks for all the replies. The fuel pump on...

Thanks for all the replies.
The fuel pump on this car cam from a rover 416 ( honda engine) and is separate from the fuel gauge and does not contain any sort of resevoir or surge pot. i may have...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th September 2009, 20:12
Replies: 15
Views: 4,435
Posted By sylvazx
Am running 20 psi front and 22 in the back. Have...

Am running 20 psi front and 22 in the back. Have not done enough miles to experiment with the pressures. Had intended to fit a roll bar to the front as i quite like the back end a bit loose and that...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th September 2009, 21:36
Replies: 15
Views: 4,435
Posted By sylvazx
just joined the forum tonight and am a little...

just joined the forum tonight and am a little worried by the stories of poor handling. i bought one of the very early cars ( 2nd batch manufactured ) and chose to fit it with the rover 216 ( honda )...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th September 2009, 20:57
Replies: 19
Views: 6,531
Posted By sylvazx
I hope i am not repeating something you may have...

I hope i am not repeating something you may have already been told but have seen similar to this before. the cause was to much preload on the master cylinder from the brake servo. This was cured by...
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