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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 16th June 2016, 22:28
Replies: 278
Views: 74,801
Posted By Ben Caswell
Could be the alternator is pushing out too much...

Could be the alternator is pushing out too much and overloading the coil
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 28th December 2015, 15:15
Replies: 482
Views: 202,574
Posted By Ben Caswell
Thanks Peter for the info which I will pass on....

Thanks Peter for the info which I will pass on. Your project does look interesting if not a bit daunting compared to the simple Marlin Roadster with a Triumph six purring under the bonnet ;-)...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 26th December 2015, 13:41
Replies: 482
Views: 202,574
Posted By Ben Caswell
Hi Peter, Have been contacted by a ex Marlin fan...

Hi Peter, Have been contacted by a ex Marlin fan who now has a Sabre Royale which needs a new hood as well someone to talk to.
Any help from you Royale enthusiasts appreciated. <b.caswell@virgin.net>
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd September 2015, 12:54
Replies: 3
Views: 2,340
Posted By Ben Caswell
The piston in the MC has probable got stuck down...

The piston in the MC has probable got stuck down the bottom. Try taping the barrel gently to release the piston back.
Otherwise you will need to strip the MC possible get away with a rebuild.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th May 2015, 23:15
Replies: 21
Views: 4,529
Posted By Ben Caswell
Only way to be sure its a four synchro is take...

Only way to be sure its a four synchro is take the top off and have a look. If it is a MkIV box the prefix is FH the number is on the top edge of the main case.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 25th April 2015, 22:36
Replies: 278
Views: 74,801
Posted By Ben Caswell
hazard wiring

oops forgot to click the upload try again sorry couldnt turn the pics
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 25th April 2015, 22:34
Replies: 278
Views: 74,801
Posted By Ben Caswell
Hazard wiring

This for a late dolly 1500 hope it helps
Forum: General chatter 1st July 2014, 21:03
Replies: 1
Views: 3,525
Posted By Ben Caswell
http://www.replicatorsportscars.co.uk/

http://www.replicatorsportscars.co.uk/
Forum: General chatter 29th June 2014, 22:29
Replies: 10
Views: 2,926
Posted By Ben Caswell
It is a Dante clubman marketed in the 50's by SMA...

It is a Dante clubman marketed in the 50's by SMA Luton. Designed by Robin Reads
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 8th March 2014, 14:07
Replies: 107
Views: 31,878
Posted By Ben Caswell
Car builder solutions #SWGUARD

Car builder solutions #SWGUARD
Forum: General chatter 29th December 2013, 15:56
Replies: 8
Views: 6,247
Posted By Ben Caswell
This will answer the Blue one although it is...

This will answer the Blue one although it is registered as "ABS" built in 96 with 3500cc's

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhU2Nqfbdx4
Forum: General chatter 24th December 2013, 14:57
Replies: 8
Views: 6,247
Posted By Ben Caswell
The Green Riley replica is very similar to the...

The Green Riley replica is very similar to the front of the Zigclair(1981)which used MGB power train. Sadly it is reported as never got into production. You can see the MGB suspension on the one...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th November 2013, 16:07
Replies: 590
Views: 133,120
Posted By Ben Caswell
Hi Gary, Yes that's it the 3rd/4th syncro hub...

Hi Gary, Yes that's it the 3rd/4th syncro hub (front) will fall off make sure you note which way round it is as the hub is not symmetrical one side has a bigger flange than the other. If you decide...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th November 2013, 22:44
Replies: 590
Views: 133,120
Posted By Ben Caswell
The circlip is already out of its groove as it is...

The circlip is already out of its groove as it is now up behind the speedo drive. You need to drive the speedo gear off the shaft. Then drive the main shaft forwards until its free of the bearing....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th November 2013, 18:49
Replies: 590
Views: 133,120
Posted By Ben Caswell
With the lay gear dropped drive out the front...

With the lay gear dropped drive out the front bearing and input shaft. Then remove the small circlip on the back of the main shaft bearing and drive the main shaft forwards free of the bearing. Then...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th October 2013, 21:52
Replies: 53
Views: 13,497
Posted By Ben Caswell
The master cylinder tower with the reinforced web...

The master cylinder tower with the reinforced web should be on the brakes and not the clutch.
Forum: General chatter 22nd October 2013, 21:32
Replies: 1
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ben Caswell
According to P.Filby's book. Similar to Mini-moke...

According to P.Filby's book. Similar to Mini-moke good quality but only a few were made between 84and 86 by Alan Langridge. BMC 1100/1300 donor with zintec body with GRP bonnet, coil over suspension.
Forum: General chatter 30th April 2013, 21:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By Ben Caswell
Its a MFE Magic Styled by Roger Mossop an MG...

Its a MFE Magic Styled by Roger Mossop an MG specialists Motorspeed of Tangmere, early 84 cars were MGB based then later used Cortina mk3 running gear.

info found in Peter Filby Classic kit car...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 27th April 2013, 13:04
Replies: 13
Views: 5,931
Posted By Ben Caswell
:tape: Any kit with a correct log book has a...

:tape: Any kit with a correct log book has a value!!

The kit is worth what someone is prepared to pay if you are thinking of buying it as it is without a MOT and not running I would suggest 300-...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 26th April 2013, 22:56
Replies: 13
Views: 5,931
Posted By Ben Caswell
I only know what is in Peter Filby's book Classic...

I only know what is in Peter Filby's book Classic Kit Cars published in 1997.
Produced 84-88. Number produced "quite a few"
Price guide in book 900-3000.
Oldham & Crowther were based in...
Forum: Show us your Kit Cars 26th April 2013, 17:33
Replies: 13
Views: 5,931
Posted By Ben Caswell
It looks like a O&C Sport from the eighties....

It looks like a O&C Sport from the eighties. Product of Martin Crowther.

Donors Morris Marina / Minor, Ford Escort or Toyota Celica/Carina
Forum: General chatter 21st March 2013, 17:56
Replies: 30
Views: 10,272
Posted By Ben Caswell
Depends on how many plants you can squeeze in,...

Depends on how many plants you can squeeze in, just the hydroponics to go now! ;-)
Forum: General chatter 13th March 2013, 17:02
Replies: 30
Views: 10,272
Posted By Ben Caswell
Take a spur off the house, probably easier to use...

Take a spur off the house, probably easier to use the upstairs circuit as your house looks like it has concrete ground floor. Must be a power point somewhere in that corner of the bedroom. Use the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th January 2013, 22:12
Replies: 3,355
Views: 606,680
Posted By Ben Caswell
You need to check the "file last updated" date...

You need to check the "file last updated" date currently october 2012 for my car
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th December 2012, 22:43
Replies: 222
Views: 54,386
Posted By Ben Caswell
The picture you posted is of a big saloon 2ltr...

The picture you posted is of a big saloon 2ltr six and box standing on wood blocks, similar basic engine but the box is completely different to a Vitesse box.
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