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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th August 2007, 20:40
Replies: 2
Views: 2,185
Posted By tony-g
hi jon The ROHCAR web site has a...

hi jon

The ROHCAR web site has a downloadable pdf version of the sva manual plus some other bits a pieces for the sva test. (bottom of page).
http://nw.rhocar.org/

hope this helps
tony-g
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th July 2007, 17:58
Replies: 20
Views: 5,718
Posted By tony-g
Hi all When i registered by robin hood in...

Hi all

When i registered by robin hood in May 2002 i was told by a a very nice lady at Bornemouth DVLA who was up to speed on kit cars that the regs had just changed and that a mot was Not...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th September 2006, 20:21
Replies: 12
Views: 3,889
Posted By tony-g
Hi John Im afraid i have changed jobs and i...

Hi John

Im afraid i have changed jobs and i no longer have access to the steel required also as mine is fitted i would have trouble getting to the bracket to recreate all the dimensions needed but...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd September 2006, 15:55
Replies: 12
Views: 3,889
Posted By tony-g
hi john I have just got back from working on...

hi john

I have just got back from working on the car but i will take the measurements tomorow and let you know. However i can move mine right a bit further as a made my own alternater bracket, so...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th September 2006, 20:02
Replies: 12
Views: 3,889
Posted By tony-g
Hi John Thats a bummer why was your chassis...

Hi John

Thats a bummer why was your chassis different from mine. I thought we both got our kits about the same time. Would it be feasable to put something like a mountain bike rear swinging arm...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th September 2006, 17:17
Replies: 12
Views: 3,889
Posted By tony-g
Hi John Looking at you your pics I cannot...

Hi John

Looking at you your pics I cannot see the short stabliser bar that goes from the right engine mount to the a chassis upright just rear of the right engine mount. Did you not get a short...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st July 2006, 11:44
Replies: 6
Views: 3,457
Posted By tony-g
Hi Trev Its not just Essex. My friend had...

Hi Trev

Its not just Essex. My friend had just completed his sva and contacted Bournemouth DVLA and was told the same. Only after a lot of complaining and telling them his car was booked on a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th June 2006, 10:56
Replies: 13
Views: 4,018
Posted By tony-g
hi all can i join the ( I DRILLED THE HOLES...

hi all

can i join the ( I DRILLED THE HOLES IN THE WRONG PLACE CLUB) I thought it was because the 200 coupe heater was different. Had to fibre glass in the holes and redo. Its the ony dimension...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th June 2006, 10:48
Replies: 2
Views: 2,490
Posted By tony-g
hi I found a couple of options. A lot...

hi

I found a couple of options.

A lot of motercycle shops sell lengths of th outer style cable, or the bonnet release outer cable from a ford cars is good.

for the inner wire, model shops...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th June 2006, 17:07
Replies: 42
Views: 11,222
Posted By tony-g
hi john Im afraid it was a local company not...

hi john

Im afraid it was a local company not part of a big chain, but it was a suppliers book he looked it up in.

I am off to le mann 24 hr race tommorow but if you still need info i could pop...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th June 2006, 17:28
Replies: 42
Views: 11,222
Posted By tony-g
hi all I to fitted the diesel long drive...

hi all

I to fitted the diesel long drive shaft and have the short d/shaft off the 220 gti coupe doner the play seems about right but quite an acute angle. but it is hard to tell till its been on...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2006, 17:21
Replies: 6
Views: 3,106
Posted By tony-g
cheers for that john best i get boring with...

cheers for that john

best i get boring with my hole saw

tony g
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th May 2006, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 3,106
Posted By tony-g
Hi 12mm is that enough to bring the lights...

Hi

12mm is that enough to bring the lights out far enough to sat the sva ?

It looked like it needed to be around 50 or 60 mm extension to get 50% area viewable at 85 degrees

all the best
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th May 2006, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 3,106
Posted By tony-g
Rear lights

Hi all

I am trying to extent out the rear lights and indicators to meet the SVA requirements for side view. but cannot find any plastic pipe the right diameter.

Has anybody done this and if...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th March 2006, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 3,743
Posted By tony-g
Hi Roley First of all you will need the T...

Hi Roley

First of all you will need the T series parts from Mark.
Engine mounts, stabiliser brackets, remote oil filter, speedo cable, clutch cable (if you do not use hydraulic clutch) check with...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th March 2006, 19:08
Replies: 9
Views: 5,798
Posted By tony-g
hi all If anyone is interested i wired mine...

hi all

If anyone is interested i wired mine up using a normal push button switch as i wanted it to fit in with the rest if the neon blue switches i have fitted. If anybody is interested i will...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th March 2006, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 2,892
Posted By tony-g
thanks brian and john for the tips i am bittig...

thanks brian and john for the tips i am bittig the bullet and making a start.

Has any body had problems with the rear body slotted hinge. My hinge is in the niddle of the body work but when i fit...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st March 2006, 21:18
Replies: 4
Views: 2,892
Posted By tony-g
body fit

Hi all

I am about to start fitting my bodywork and I am looking for any tips and advice before I start so, I do not make a pigs ear of it.

As I understand you bolt the front and rear panels to...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th February 2006, 17:20
Replies: 3
Views: 2,863
Posted By tony-g
hi Miken A polo bottle works well and is a...

hi Miken

A polo bottle works well and is a good shape

all the best

tony
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th February 2006, 17:24
Replies: 3
Views: 3,313
Posted By tony-g
hi rich Not quite sure on that specific...

hi rich

Not quite sure on that specific wheel, but unless it has got very very good padding on the wheel centre that includeds around the horn push. don't risk it. It is very easy to swap them...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th February 2006, 18:25
Replies: 6
Views: 3,454
Posted By tony-g
hi bigrich The wire you refer to is an...

hi bigrich

The wire you refer to is an alternative fan switch wire. this is for use on radiators that have a thermal switch within the radiator. The donor i used a L reg 220 GTI has the fan...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd October 2005, 18:39
Replies: 4
Views: 3,023
Posted By tony-g
hi all I hope this makes sense. What I...

hi all

I hope this makes sense. What I found to work is after pulling the rivnet. I use a piece of angle iron (about 1ft long) with a hole drilled in the end same dia as the bolt. Then put a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th September 2005, 18:00
Replies: 7
Views: 4,110
Posted By tony-g
hi connecting a start button direct to the...

hi

connecting a start button direct to the starter solenoid is not to be recomended as the amps will be quite high. Did you have the same problem as me. when you started tthe engine by the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th September 2005, 23:54
Replies: 7
Views: 4,110
Posted By tony-g
same problem Did not try to sort it out. ...

same problem

Did not try to sort it out. The ecu did not like that the power switched of between ignition on and crank. So just put in a start button in, which was always my plan anyway

all...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th September 2005, 17:28
Replies: 7
Views: 3,934
Posted By tony-g
hi steve GO GO Turbo If you have a...

hi steve

GO GO Turbo

If you have a option choose a 820 turbo that uses a MKC 10117 ECU as this has no Alarm / imobiliser to worry about. If its got a wire to pin 13 on the ecu thats the...
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