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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th March 2019, 19:43
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By MikeN
Marlin Cars Up For Sale

Hi All long time no post from me. Just thought I would post the news that I have received an email from Terry saying that she is putting the company up for sale. If you need any Marlin specific parts...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th June 2015, 13:48
Replies: 11
Views: 5,201
Posted By MikeN
Not sure if this is relevant, but in my line of...

Not sure if this is relevant, but in my line of work we use PTFE tape on for high pressure solvent fittings. That is tape on the threads.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd July 2014, 14:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,991
Posted By MikeN
Build Manual

Can anyone advise if Marlin updated the build manual from the original CD that they gave me in 2005 when I bought the kit.
More importantly is there any information on fitting the body panels and...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th February 2014, 14:15
Replies: 16
Views: 4,017
Posted By MikeN
Hi gentlemen, any information you have on wiring...

Hi gentlemen, any information you have on wiring up the 5AS and engine management would be greatly received.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th March 2013, 15:12
Replies: 1
Views: 2,536
Posted By MikeN
Red face Says its 'front wheel drive'!

Says its 'front wheel drive'!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 7th March 2013, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 2,690
Posted By MikeN
Thanks John for the advice and encouragement. I...

Thanks John for the advice and encouragement. I think really what has been really holding me back was the suspension set up and some of let's say the occurrences with the original MK 1 chassis.
I...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 7th March 2013, 17:07
Replies: 6
Views: 2,690
Posted By MikeN
Unhappy One Hell OF A Hiatus!

Hi all,

It's been a very long time since I posted anything on here or done anything with my 5exi build come to that.
Lot's of work and home commitments keep getting in the way. Not to mention a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st February 2010, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 2,469
Posted By MikeN
Hi I am in Belgium until the end of the week, but...

Hi I am in Belgium until the end of the week, but will have a look when I get back. Can you advise what length you were looking for.
Regards

Mike
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th January 2010, 00:39
Replies: 2
Views: 2,647
Posted By MikeN
That would be very useful, does it hide the steel...

That would be very useful, does it hide the steel struts? Also what did you make your door cards from

regards
Mike
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th November 2008, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 3,556
Posted By MikeN
Chaps I am investigating going the hydraulic...

Chaps I am investigating going the hydraulic clutch route (K1.8vvc/PG1 Box). Am sourcing the bit's and bob's for the gearbox end however the front end (pedal and master cylinder) becomes a little...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th July 2008, 19:23
Replies: 11
Views: 3,252
Posted By MikeN
Wink Hi Craig, Look on Ebay, they usually have...

Hi Craig,

Look on Ebay, they usually have lots for sale. For example:

...
Forum: General Build Chat 2nd July 2008, 21:54
Replies: 24
Views: 10,646
Posted By MikeN
Sorry forgot to add the engine: 1800 VVC K...

Sorry forgot to add the engine: 1800 VVC K Series. Donny not sure yet. Must be honest I have just side tracked myself at the moment by buying a Triumph Daytona 955i. Absolutely unbelievable. But as...
Forum: General Build Chat 30th June 2008, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 10,646
Posted By MikeN
Hi chaps feel like an old timer on the forum now....

Hi chaps feel like an old timer on the forum now. Anyway location Ibstock Leicestershire. Build state................well I thought I was half done. But now, change suspension to new type, change...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 3rd April 2008, 09:12
Replies: 16
Views: 4,991
Posted By MikeN
Gent's the quality or durability of the powder...

Gent's the quality or durability of the powder coating is more down to substrate preparation and cleaning rather than the powder coating itself. The colour is inmaterial and has no bearing on...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd February 2008, 20:58
Replies: 18
Views: 8,069
Posted By MikeN
Can anyone say how the dashboard should be...

Can anyone say how the dashboard should be prepaired before being sent for flocking?

Regards

MikeN
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st February 2008, 23:18
Replies: 18
Views: 8,069
Posted By MikeN
Chaps did a search in Kompass under UK Flocking...

Chaps did a search in Kompass under UK Flocking Services onto plastics and got the following output:

Qualplast (1991) Ltd Birmingham B42 1EA West Midlands ‎ 0121 3575858 ‎

I C L...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th February 2008, 18:02
Replies: 9
Views: 6,346
Posted By MikeN
Are we talking about floor pans? As mine is made...

Are we talking about floor pans? As mine is made of galvanised steel. Have Marlin gone down the Aluminium route to save weight.

Mike
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th February 2008, 12:40
Replies: 6
Views: 3,082
Posted By MikeN
Thanks Craig they sound ideal. Can you advise...

Thanks Craig they sound ideal. Can you advise where you bought them from and approx cost?

Regards

Mike
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th February 2008, 11:52
Replies: 6
Views: 3,082
Posted By MikeN
Question Seats

Hi chaps, would love to have some suggestions as to what seats my fellow builders have plumbed for.
As I am building a 5exi Door version I do not need Marlins cut out seats. Therefore can everyone...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th February 2008, 11:13
Replies: 7
Views: 2,421
Posted By MikeN
Hi Craig, So what option did you go for in...

Hi Craig,

So what option did you go for in the end? And at what cost. I personaly just do not know what to do about my dash. I have tried spraying it matt black, and although it looked great to...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th February 2008, 10:09
Replies: 6
Views: 4,744
Posted By MikeN
Lot's of problems with the Steering bottom UJ if...

Lot's of problems with the Steering bottom UJ if you are using the Marlin supplied Rack (which I understand to be a Metro Rack) and like me the the R25 (or R200 Bubble) as the donor car.
The...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th January 2008, 18:53
Replies: 9
Views: 3,703
Posted By MikeN
Hi Terry, I hope the move/build is going well....

Hi Terry, I hope the move/build is going well. Really would appreciate the photo's as I have none on the door install. You may recall that I collected my kit 3 years ago now (I can't believe that the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th January 2008, 07:59
Replies: 9
Views: 3,703
Posted By MikeN
Guys thanks for your help so far. Please do carry...

Guys thanks for your help so far. Please do carry on about alarms as that would be my next question. However a new thread on Alarms and features and what models have been used.

Mike
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th January 2008, 15:35
Replies: 9
Views: 3,703
Posted By MikeN
Door Panels

Has anyone got any pictures of the side panels (doors version), cut and in situ? Marlin have supplied me with the panels for the 'non door' version so I do not know where they need to be trimmed!...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th January 2008, 11:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,069
Posted By MikeN
Suspension

Hi gent's long time since I posted anything, due to the fact that it has been many many months since I last worked on the car (work commitments as always).
Anyway am now back working on the car and...
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