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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th January 2015, 11:47
Replies: 11
Views: 4,018
Posted By nutter
When i built my Kit, I had to get some upgraded...

When i built my Kit, I had to get some upgraded rose joints, from GAZ directly.
Marlin should know about these.
http://stsa.co.uk/gallery/5EXi/Build%20Photos/110-RearSuspension/

Steve
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th October 2014, 11:03
Replies: 10
Views: 4,230
Posted By nutter
After two months I have settled with the...

After two months I have settled with the insurance company :icon_smile:

As I have said Im not going to be getting another 5EXi :ohwell:

If anyone is interested in the the salvage autction for...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th August 2014, 12:57
Replies: 2
Views: 2,462
Posted By nutter
Mine was orange I went to the manufacturers who...

Mine was orange I went to the manufacturers who provided me with the details.
If yours is the same it is
The name of my colouris tangeine
ColorPlas 11964A, Batch number R818H 5/10/10, Rylands 3957
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th August 2014, 12:53
Replies: 10
Views: 4,230
Posted By nutter
Thanks for the words peeps, to answer the...

Thanks for the words peeps, to answer the numerous questions I have had......

It was a public road, so no helmet needed.
Insurance company will hopefully pay for all my losses.


That is the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th August 2014, 09:51
Replies: 10
Views: 4,230
Posted By nutter
Angry Crunch

Ouch.
Ive only gone and stacked it !!! :smash:
Under braking the rear end overtook the front end, and end up gong backwards underneath an Armco barrier. A Piece of Armco flew off and hit me on the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th July 2013, 10:01
Replies: 12
Views: 5,051
Posted By nutter
I had the same issue with my exi last year. ...

I had the same issue with my exi last year.

http://www.stsa.co.uk/gallery/5EXi/BuildPhotos/433-WheelArches/ (http://www.stsa.co.uk/gallery/5EXi/Build%20Photos/433-WheelArches/)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th July 2013, 09:49
Replies: 13
Views: 3,729
Posted By nutter
I dont think you got me on the map. and...

I dont think you got me on the map.


and yes I have been very quiet for the last year............
since getting my car on the road I havn't been able to get out in it much, as a wife and a 7...
Forum: General chatter 29th May 2012, 14:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,953
Posted By nutter
If you not sure what earthing methods, cable...

If you not sure what earthing methods, cable cross section, separate earths, Part P and voltage drops. Then for what you are asking for I would suggest you find a suitable sparkie.

Part-P is a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th May 2012, 08:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,382
Posted By nutter
No you dont need an MOT before the IVA. See...

No you dont need an MOT before the IVA.

See the IVA as an MOT on steriods

As you said yourself, your dad only got an MOT so he could drive it.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th May 2012, 07:48
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By nutter
Did you take a video of your drag race? ...

Did you take a video of your drag race?

Steve
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th May 2012, 07:47
Replies: 3
Views: 2,174
Posted By nutter
No I hadnt either. But for me its all fixed...

No I hadnt either.

But for me its all fixed now, I have basically added wheel arch extensions that look fairly similar to the Marlin ones.
Ive increased the rear spring rate (I have a very heavy...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th May 2012, 10:10
Replies: 6
Views: 2,382
Posted By nutter
I would say read the manual as well. I didnt...

I would say read the manual as well. I didnt bother with an MOT.

Before my IVA I printed the IVA manual out and got a friend to go through and have a look at the manual and my car, ticking things...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th May 2012, 07:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,174
Posted By nutter
First Drive

Hi
Now the IVA is done and the kit is road legal ive been out for many a first drive.
Ive come to see that just because its road legal doesn't make it road worthy!!

My rear tyres have been...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th May 2012, 18:21
Replies: 5
Views: 2,504
Posted By nutter
I think you will find it is also an IVA...

I think you will find it is also an IVA requirement to fit a demister.

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd May 2012, 08:46
Replies: 15
Views: 3,997
Posted By nutter
Cheers for the heads up guys. Will let you know...

Cheers for the heads up guys.
Will let you know what happens,

Hope the weather dries up a bit, as I dont have any wet weather gear for the car.

Still to get it registered, hopefully get that...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th April 2012, 07:49
Replies: 15
Views: 3,997
Posted By nutter
HI Car passed on the 2nd re-test. (Friday...

HI

Car passed on the 2nd re-test. (Friday 27th April)
All previously failed parts passed on the re-test except the headlight fell out, not sure why or how, but it did, so that made the 1st...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th April 2012, 09:49
Replies: 15
Views: 3,997
Posted By nutter
Thumbs down no surpise...........

no surprise it failed (11th April)

Nothing too bad / serious....

Headlights not aligned.
steering boss not collapsible
driver door lock 2nd catch didnt work. It did when I last i checked it...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th February 2012, 12:13
Replies: 11
Views: 4,931
Posted By nutter
Not sure if you a wiring diagram or not but this...

Not sure if you a wiring diagram or not but this PDF (http://www.stsa.co.uk/projectEXi/articles/5exi_electrics/MarlinWiringLoom.pdf) might be helpful. It contains all diagrams for all the Marlin...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th February 2012, 11:46
Replies: 15
Views: 3,997
Posted By nutter
IVA submitted

Hi all
Im still here :)

My work has blocked this website under an entertainment category, so posting and reading is really hard now.

Ive also just sent ov my IVA application so am waitng for a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th December 2011, 15:32
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By nutter
Thanks for all the responses. I think I will...

Thanks for all the responses.
I think I will screw it to the roll bar then :)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd December 2011, 07:49
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By nutter
To Glue or to screw?

Hi all
Nearly at the endof the build, just doing the last few jobs.

How have you attached the fiber glass windscreen surround?
Glued it or self tapped it?

If you have self tapped it...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th August 2011, 15:10
Replies: 15
Views: 4,755
Posted By nutter
Just to update everyone, I found the problem...

Just to update everyone,
I found the problem with my high current draw.
A dead FPR, a new VW was in about 50 mark so I got an aftermarket, adjustable with fluid gauge, for 32 from ebay.

Seems...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd July 2011, 13:39
Replies: 15
Views: 4,755
Posted By nutter
No silcon, just aluminium, copper and rubber :)

No silcon, just aluminium, copper and rubber :)
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd July 2011, 09:14
Replies: 15
Views: 4,755
Posted By nutter
Not change the filter will have a look. The egine...

Not change the filter will have a look. The egine has only run about 2 tanks of fuel max, didnt expect the filter to get clogged that quickly.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd July 2011, 08:14
Replies: 15
Views: 4,755
Posted By nutter
I wouldnt say it was restrictive, but it does...

I wouldnt say it was restrictive, but it does have a pressure regulator, this may be faulty I dont know. The return pipes are 8mm ID.
Its from a seat leon 1.8T 20v cupra.

I started with a 15A and...
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