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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd April 2021, 08:41
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Patrick
Those look nice and sturdy, much more...

Those look nice and sturdy, much more triangulation and a larger mount surface. I could extend my mounting plate adding a second U bolt and some triangulation.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th March 2021, 22:43
Replies: 505
Views: 213,544
Posted By Patrick
Looking good :)

Looking good :)
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th March 2021, 08:38
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Patrick
The uprights are modified E30 uprights - on the...

The uprights are modified E30 uprights - on the E30 the shock is mounted inside the upright which is a tube design - they chopped the top of the tube and weld in an insert with a thread for a metro...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd March 2021, 17:53
Replies: 5
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Posted By Patrick
Looks really nice! :) Something things that...

Looks really nice! :)

Something things that might help, this is from the SVA days - from 2007 so some things may have changed since then:


Bottom of the dash radius - I used pipe insulation...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd March 2021, 17:35
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Patrick
Thanks Andy! On the last mild steel version the...

Thanks Andy! On the last mild steel version the part that bends up and over the tyre had rusted, fatigued and broken off. That's why you see a bit of damage on the carbon where it impacted the tyre...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th May 2020, 12:39
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Patrick
Thank you :) I added some rubber around it,...

Thank you :)

I added some rubber around it, it seems to stay in place without needing additional mounting. No movement after a spirited drive - I might add a bit of velcro later.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 16th May 2020, 18:15
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Patrick
The final trim piece is for the rear of the boot...

The final trim piece is for the rear of the boot interior.

Here’s the initial planning using foam board.

https://www.msportster.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/bootrear01-1024x768.jpg...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th May 2020, 20:49
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Patrick
Thank you :) Next boot related project are...

Thank you :)

Next boot related project are the side panels. These I’m making out of aluminium, line with carpet and some rubber trim to seal them against the tub.
Passenger side panel is...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th May 2020, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Patrick
Continuing with the boot area I closed up the...

Continuing with the boot area I closed up the holes in the tub that the harnesses used to come through .

These are aluminium, painted black then lined with rubber and held on with rivnuts, cup...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th May 2020, 09:30
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Patrick
Next up, need something too close the opening up...

Next up, need something too close the opening up again. This is a fresh sheet of 2mm aluminium – just about managed to cut it with the sheer. I tried some test cuts with the angle grinder using a...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th May 2020, 09:29
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Patrick
The very long way to a boot lid

This is a project that’s been been waiting for me to get to it for a very long time. The boot area has always been open with just two smaller panels either side.
One of the side panels shown here...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 8th May 2020, 07:50
Replies: 505
Views: 213,544
Posted By Patrick
I've not checked in for a while - it looks...

I've not checked in for a while - it looks fantasic :)
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th May 2020, 07:38
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Patrick
Thanks Dave, yeah MCM is up there amoung my fav...

Thanks Dave, yeah MCM is up there amoung my fav YT channels. I quite like bad obession motorsport too. Also Roadkill, Roadkill Garage and Hotrod Garage but those are now behind the motortrend...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th May 2020, 22:22
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Patrick
Thanks :) I used a yellow MAPP gas container with...

Thanks :) I used a yellow MAPP gas container with a blow tourch (it says that's is a replacment for MAPPon the label). The type you get in DIY stores for plumbing. Did the trick pretty well!

If...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th May 2020, 12:02
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Patrick
New front wing stays, old ones broke again

The front wing stays rusted and broke again, did a temporary fix a few months ago, but finally itís time to make some new ones which will hopefully be more resilient to the elements.

Started...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th May 2020, 11:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By Patrick
Well done looks awesome :)

Well done looks awesome :)
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th May 2020, 11:09
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By Patrick
Carpet, bit of fancy flooring instead of the rubber mats

Woolies sell rot free carpet, I thought it would be worth a try see how well it will last in a car without any interior weather proofing.

Hereís the before shot:...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th November 2019, 10:59
Replies: 3
Views: 11,480
Posted By Patrick
If you find yourself in the south (Hampshire)...

If you find yourself in the south (Hampshire) youíre always welcome to come have a look in person
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th November 2019, 10:55
Replies: 3
Views: 11,480
Posted By Patrick
I took some photos, including of the rubber...

I took some photos, including of the rubber strip:

http://www.msportster.co.uk/2019/11/09/windscreen/

This is the trim at the bottom:...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th July 2019, 12:30
Replies: 8
Views: 2,492
Posted By Patrick
I found the spring built into the throttle body...

I found the spring built into the throttle body sufficient. I like a nice light pedal for the throttle.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th July 2019, 11:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,492
Posted By Patrick
On my E30 based sportster I didn't use a spring...

On my E30 based sportster I didn't use a spring at the pedal end. I held the cable in to the notch on the pedal using a stainless pipe clamp with a notch for the cable pass by.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th July 2019, 11:47
Replies: 5
Views: 2,628
Posted By Patrick
I normally get mine here:...

I normally get mine here: https://www.minispares.com/product/Classic/GSJ268.aspx
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th May 2019, 17:50
Replies: 505
Views: 213,544
Posted By Patrick
Neat :)

Neat :)
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th February 2019, 19:50
Replies: 505
Views: 213,544
Posted By Patrick
Automotive artwork :) very clean.

Automotive artwork :) very clean.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 18th January 2019, 20:51
Replies: 505
Views: 213,544
Posted By Patrick
looks awesome, I was using a 3.0 Z3 stick in the...

looks awesome, I was using a 3.0 Z3 stick in the sportster but I switched to the 2.5 Z3 one. A bit higher but it's made gear changes a lot better.
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