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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th July 2018, 11:59
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Posted By reiz2001
Sorry, car now sold

Sorry, car now sold
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th July 2018, 13:23
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Posted By reiz2001
Selling up :(

Hi All,

It's really unfortunate that I can no longer keep the 5Exi due to a new house purchase.

Please see eBay link below referencing car and features.

eBay item number: 123239695726
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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th April 2018, 19:06
Replies: 17
Views: 4,924
Posted By reiz2001
Talking Great news, just in time for this weather!!...

Great news, just in time for this weather!! :icon_mrgreen:
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th April 2018, 22:42
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Views: 4,924
Posted By reiz2001
Yes essentially a k series, but much improved. ...

Yes essentially a k series, but much improved.

Thereís a bit of work to get it back to a k-series, changing over most of the sensors, inlet manifold etc. Some of the block holes have changed too,...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th March 2018, 20:52
Replies: 17
Views: 4,924
Posted By reiz2001
Smile A little further away then! I’m pretty sure...

A little further away then!

I’m pretty sure I’d be refuelling after 50 miles haha! I’ve put a MG6 1.8 turbo engine in, needs a good test this year with the whole setup. I’ll get some pictures...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd March 2018, 22:14
Replies: 17
Views: 4,924
Posted By reiz2001
I did not realise that Stoneleigh was so close,...

I did not realise that Stoneleigh was so close, itís approx 35 miles from home. Iíve never taken the 5exi on the motorway 😦 so that could be fun!

Hoping to get the car out over the next few weeks...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th March 2018, 19:52
Replies: 17
Views: 4,924
Posted By reiz2001
Ok cool - had a look at that stuff, might have to...

Ok cool - had a look at that stuff, might have to try it out!

Whatís next in your agenda? Time to remove the dust sheets soon and blow off the cob webs :)

Alex
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th March 2018, 16:20
Replies: 17
Views: 4,924
Posted By reiz2001
Looking good, well worth the effort I would say...

Looking good, well worth the effort I would say :icon_cool:

What did you do to the dash, is it wrapped or painted?

Alex
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th January 2016, 21:52
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Thanks for the info, I'll have a look how it...

Thanks for the info, I'll have a look how it sits, got a few bits and bobs in the garage and I could probably fabricate something up at work if need be. I guess I just need to site the engine and...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th January 2016, 17:59
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Slow progress the weekend but getting there :) ...

Slow progress the weekend but getting there :)

Are the pg1 engine mounts different to the r65 on the 5exi frame? Is there a kit for this or could one be fabricated easily enough?

Thanks,

Alex
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st January 2016, 21:17
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Thanks again Rich, I will have a go at changing...

Thanks again Rich, I will have a go at changing the lot, gearbox included. I have access to a workshop so I can fabricate brackets etc, I just need to know what they roughly look like so I may be on...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th January 2016, 22:21
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Hi Rich, that's right about the vehicle history,...

Hi Rich, that's right about the vehicle history, or as much as I know at least. thanks for letting me know about the suspension, wish I'd read up more on these cars!! Haha! I'll get there I hope.
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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th January 2016, 22:58
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Thanks Steve, cleared a lot up there - had my eye...

Thanks Steve, cleared a lot up there - had my eye on a donor vehicle in a 200 VI so hoping to upgrade engine and get plate from that 😁
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th January 2016, 21:32
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Wicked - thanks dude, would be nice to just be...

Wicked - thanks dude, would be nice to just be able to replace the boot. The car hasn't seen the road so it will be fine other than the cracked boot.

I'm itching to get going with this, but lack...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th January 2016, 20:37
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Thanks for the info jacksongreen, I'd be...

Thanks for the info jacksongreen, I'd be interested in seeing images of the PG1 linkage for future reference and modifications if possible?

mike joiner - any original documentation would be great....
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th January 2016, 22:12
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
Hey guys, thanks for the reply and links to...

Hey guys, thanks for the reply and links to pictures.

I bought a black 5EXI off eBay, it was sold as none running and no IVA. It's a 1.6 k-series, looks almost complete.

I've had a little play...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th January 2016, 19:52
Replies: 38
Views: 14,225
Posted By reiz2001
haha "Marlin T16" it was you that beat me to that...

haha "Marlin T16" it was you that beat me to that on ebay some months back!!! :icon_cool: Hope its going well?

Just bought one as of Wednesday - a 1600 K series none registered vehicle as it...
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