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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th June 2019, 19:31
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
I'd ask David if you could borrow/try a bigger...

I'd ask David if you could borrow/try a bigger one. Even to try on the rollers to get some data.

I'm running 195/50/15's on mine. I have a spare set you could try.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th June 2019, 05:44
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
Not not upgraded it. Was going to be on the oist...

Not not upgraded it. Was going to be on the oist of things to do, but not priority.

I was going to go for one of yours.

Did Grant recommend one?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th June 2019, 20:24
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
I made 305 bhp with mine. Wonder if itís the...

I made 305 bhp with mine.

Wonder if itís the actual water getting too hot to cool down the air.

Wonder if itís worth plumbing in a temp sensor or a temperature gauge even temporary.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th June 2019, 19:09
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
I got high inlet temps with mine as well. I put...

I got high inlet temps with mine as well. I put it down to a cheap mustang eBay special. Which one are you using? Yep me from chargecooler.co.uk?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th April 2019, 05:01
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
Did have one, when I had the Rover T16 turbo...

Did have one, when I had the Rover T16 turbo engine in the Marlin.
Is very instant with boost once it comes in. But might be a way of troubleshooting. Get a decent one as well. Have a word with...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd April 2019, 07:49
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
Thread on radiator ...

Thread on radiator


http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1656&highlight=Radiator
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd April 2019, 07:44
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By limpabit
I got a new Rover rad during the build and has...

I got a new Rover rad during the build and has never got too warm, even on hot days. Bit of an unusual size the rad. So make sure you get the right one. Fan kicks in and gives you a blast of hit...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th February 2019, 08:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By limpabit
Going back to the old days of SVA. The harness...

Going back to the old days of SVA. The harness and harness bar gave a mixed response to a pass/fail. Depending on inspector.

Canít fail a certified seat health and proper fitting with bolts.
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th February 2019, 17:05
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By limpabit
Does seem strange what has happened. Has the...

Does seem strange what has happened. Has the brackets been moved then from when the car was manufactured?

Merlin man moved our brackets from manufacture to over come bump steer, But still able...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th November 2018, 07:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By limpabit
Seems stange you need to go tonthese lengths. ...

Seems stange you need to go tonthese lengths.

Did not need to do your suggestions when car was built and rack installed. Unless these had been modified from standard.

Can you post some...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th November 2018, 21:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By limpabit
You should be able to get it out, once fuel tank...

You should be able to get it out, once fuel tank is removed.
I’ve got the large fuel though so not sure if your able to remove with smaller tank.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th November 2018, 14:17
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By limpabit
Sorry for the delay. I have qr1823 and...

Sorry for the delay.

I have qr1823 and qr1924s on the boxes I have. Not sure what the differences are.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th October 2018, 11:59
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By limpabit
Rack is from a metro. But track rod end threads...

Rack is from a metro. But track rod end threads are imperial. Have part number of them on box in garage if anybody needs it. Caused a rattle fit if using metic version.

Also, when I got the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th September 2018, 18:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By limpabit
I'd get in touch with Marlin as a first port of...

I'd get in touch with Marlin as a first port of call. Especially if you have just bought the kit. Should be able to obtain one to fit.

Place I got mine done, is a bit too far from you in Bradford
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th September 2018, 18:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By limpabit
I'm guessing K series. This site gives you...

I'm guessing K series.

This site gives you an idea of upgrades, power and prices.

http://www.dvapower.co.uk/

But looks like £2100 for a 30 BHP increase!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th September 2018, 06:53
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By limpabit
To be honest, £470 for an exhaust if it fits, is...

To be honest, £470 for an exhaust if it fits, is a good price.

I got a custom one made. But that was because I had non standard turbo ;)

I needed to trailer car there though to get it made. ...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th September 2018, 06:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By limpabit
Depends on what enginec you have currently and...

Depends on what enginec you have currently and your target power.

Money spent on upgrades v power gain
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd June 2018, 15:26
Replies: 22
Views: 5,159
Posted By limpabit
Not sure how the Quattro system works in the...

Not sure how the Quattro system works in the Audi. But as long as it can be converted to two wheel drive, should be an option.

Lots of options. For example, I could not fit the six speed Seat...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd June 2018, 22:30
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By limpabit
Donít worry plenty of hurt feet kicking the car....

Donít worry plenty of hurt feet kicking the car. Know how you feel.
Let me know year and model of 400. Iíll compare with 200.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 13:39
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By limpabit
Hmm a little confused. Had a look on Rimmer...

Hmm a little confused.
Had a look on Rimmer Bros web site. 1.6K post 95. It's saying on came in an auto version only. 1.8 was manual.
Pre 95 was Honda.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 07:21
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By limpabit
Never heard of driveshaft problems, with 1.6 K...

Never heard of driveshaft problems, with 1.6 K series models only T series.

Clutching at straws. Wonder if the drive shafts are different part numbers from the 400 and 200 series? Know there...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th May 2018, 10:15
Replies: 5
Views: 2,020
Posted By limpabit
That's been done for you. What engine are you...

That's been done for you. What engine are you putting in?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd May 2018, 06:56
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By limpabit
Great picture

Great picture
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd May 2018, 06:50
Replies: 3
Views: 2,211
Posted By limpabit
Not sue if the link has changed. But here is the...

Not sue if the link has changed. But here is the link. Just tested it and don't require a log in.
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th May 2018, 16:56
Replies: 5
Views: 2,020
Posted By limpabit
Got the original map back ...

Got the original map back

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=15Hge-8cb4DzVmbGtnIVl49iWY3U&ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=53.67067999999998%2C4.306641000000013&spn=7.775073%2C19.6875&z=6
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