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Forum: General chatter 5th February 2017, 08:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,320
Posted By eaa53
Security Issue - Spam

I got this email pretending to be about an old post.......



I did not respond to the (disfigured) email address but checked the post instead, guess what it's fake.

All they wanted was a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th April 2016, 10:47
Replies: 3
Views: 3,481
Posted By eaa53
Hi Rob I have responded to your message. ...

Hi Rob

I have responded to your message.


John
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 6th February 2016, 19:38
Replies: 38
Views: 14,168
Posted By eaa53
Good to hear from you Duncan. The Mini is no...

Good to hear from you Duncan.

The Mini is no substitute for the 1800 VVC I know that.


John
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th February 2016, 09:33
Replies: 38
Views: 14,168
Posted By eaa53
Evening All

Hi Guys

I look in occasionally but having moved the 5Exi on, in favour of a Classic Mini, its not often.

Its a bit like old times reading the questions from the progressing builds.

The...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th April 2015, 20:46
Replies: 0
Views: 2,589
Posted By eaa53
5Exi Long Range Tank

Anyone interested in a 5Exi Long Range Tank? :ballchain:

I intend to advertise it on eBay for kit car use as its basic and aluminium but its was made to fit the 5Exi.


JohnC
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th January 2015, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 3,280
Posted By eaa53
Hi Chas As part of my build I visited John...

Hi Chas

As part of my build I visited John and took some pictures of your car, was that 5 years ago!

General shots and areas of specific build areas I was going to duplicate from what I can see...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th January 2015, 16:22
Replies: 2
Views: 2,780
Posted By eaa53
Which Bit

The car is stripped and distributed round the place my shed the local scrap yard and the Marlin Owners Club.

Now which bit(s) were you interested in? I still have a stack of stuff here in...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th June 2014, 21:59
Replies: 2
Views: 2,780
Posted By eaa53
Red face 5Exi Fire Sale !!

Okay perhaps not a FIRE based sale but an almost give-a-way to be more precise. :welcome:

I am dismantling a 5Exi for scrap. Before you start its not my car its a wrecked road/race car that is...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd May 2014, 08:28
Replies: 2
Views: 2,088
Posted By eaa53
Use a Professional !

I have to say I used a local professional to fit my screen, he happens to be a friend as well as a screen fitter so was encouraged into assisting or more to the point doing the job with me assisting....
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th February 2014, 19:03
Replies: 2
Views: 2,241
Posted By eaa53
Smile Steering Rack

There is an extensive thread on steering racks, you will need to search.

I think the metro rack is the one used but the 200 steering column has a different sized spline on it so you need to make...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th December 2013, 11:19
Replies: 4
Views: 2,499
Posted By eaa53
Cool You got spotted at Exeter CKC picture

Hi Tim

I see you got pictured at Exeter with the 5exi!!

Page 27 of Complete Kit Car has you being inspected by a crowd in the kit park.

Looks good in the sunshine, I hope you enjoyed your...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th October 2013, 19:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,499
Posted By eaa53
5exi's in a Row, well nearly

We may not have achieved a gaggle of 5exi's together but we did manage 3 owner/builders together..... :second:


Good to talk to like minded builders, Tim and Mike, good to meet you guys.

...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th October 2013, 07:50
Replies: 4
Views: 2,499
Posted By eaa53
Cool My 5exi is already on the Apple County Stand

Hi Tim

I delivered my car onto the Apple County Kit Car stand last night.

So if you see a 'beard' lounging in chair give me a poke. :loco:

Look forward to seeing you.


JohnC
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th September 2013, 14:49
Replies: 6
Views: 3,480
Posted By eaa53
On the road....

It's truly worth all the effort for that first legal drive, now the fun starts. :boink:

Best sort that rear suspension out before the full speed tests.:eusa_pray:
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th September 2013, 15:12
Replies: 16
Lsd
Views: 4,235
Posted By eaa53
Thumbs up Pg1 Lsd

Ken's issue wrecked the drive chain and the engine :frusty: mounting holes, lugs and oils all scattered and its still an ongoing claim as far as I am aware, he was going to exchange the VVC, Dave...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th August 2013, 09:07
Replies: 6
Views: 2,791
Posted By eaa53
Tim Hi I fitted the 5Exi hood recently and...

Tim Hi

I fitted the 5Exi hood recently and can answer most of you questions.

1) they lay flat not sure how that would fit any other way to be right.

2) once the zipper is undone its all...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd July 2013, 20:09
Replies: 23
Views: 5,942
Posted By eaa53
Understand the root cause before you start anything

I read through this thread with interest and with a bit of understanding.

Before you start a very expensive project to correct a handling factor you need to understand what is wrong!

My 5Exi is...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd June 2013, 12:58
Replies: 12
Views: 5,651
Posted By eaa53
Smile Rear Arches

Tim

I fitted the far arches that were supplied by Marlin. See this thread below. It shows the supplied extensions that I grafted into the rear clam.
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th May 2013, 08:52
Replies: 6
Views: 2,426
Posted By eaa53
Tim Just a quick thought on the fuelling.......

Tim

Just a quick thought on the fuelling.... you did return the fuel rail back to the tank from the rail regulator outlet ??? ....

If you have not completed that fuel pipe loop the fuel rail...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th May 2013, 21:51
Replies: 6
Views: 2,426
Posted By eaa53
Cosmetic issue then!

Tim

Tough luck.

I recall I had the same issue with the rear fog, as I did not have a window screen fitted its was a simple core swap in the loom at the back of the speedo that solved it for me....
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th May 2013, 13:36
Replies: 7
Views: 3,098
Posted By eaa53
Unhappy 5exi For Sale

Okay the project is complete I have had some fun now reality must prevail and the car needs to be sold. :hurt:


A PM and a request will provide more detail, it's not advertised anywhere...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th May 2013, 17:37
Replies: 13
Views: 4,008
Posted By eaa53
One option....

Dave Gallop at TrackDevelopments (Chippenham/Swindon area) is running a weight clinic on May 25th.

If your booked in via the Bristol Kit Car Club there is a free BBQ and drinks.

Dave does this...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th May 2013, 10:17
Replies: 7
Views: 3,098
Posted By eaa53
Window Screen and Weather gear

I now have a window screen and weatherproofing!


Luxury:attention: ....




http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/eaa53/Madabout/5exi/SS102524.jpg
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th May 2013, 16:14
Replies: 13
Views: 4,008
Posted By eaa53
Smile Run to Roadford later in the year

MadDogMoggy if you hook up with an Apple County Kit Car run in Dorset or Devon we could get two together....:lock1:

We do a trip to the Roadford Lake in August September time that will run passed...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th May 2013, 11:35
Replies: 13
Views: 4,008
Posted By eaa53
Rich PM sent. Happy to participate from...

Rich

PM sent.

Happy to participate from the South West.

May not travel too far to join in and I don't do camping if its cold or wet or looks like it could be cold and wet!

62 reg, 1.8VVC,...
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