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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd April 2019, 21:35
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Views: 892
Posted By Bobnic
https://youtu.be/Kq26TmPS6tk May be we should...

https://youtu.be/Kq26TmPS6tk
May be we should all club together?? ��
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 12th October 2018, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 2,804
Posted By Bobnic
Here's a link to the article, now on the Marlin...

Here's a link to the article, now on the Marlin website http://www.marlinsportscars.co.uk/news/231/
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th August 2018, 14:08
Replies: 12
Views: 3,952
Posted By Bobnic
Thanks!! Sat in Cirencester the other day and one...

Thanks!! Sat in Cirencester the other day and one guy came up and asked what model of Bugatti it was! :eusa_dance:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th February 2018, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 2,804
Posted By Bobnic
Nice looking car Mick!! Would put photos on if I...

Nice looking car Mick!! Would put photos on if I could remember how to! Especially from an iPad!!��
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th February 2018, 23:13
Replies: 5
Views: 2,804
Posted By Bobnic
Anyone buy Total Kit Car recently?

'Marlene' is now painted in Ecurie Ecosse Flag metallic blue, and having chatted to Steve Hole from TKC for a while about the build and the car, he decided to do a piece on our M3 E36 Sportster in...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd June 2017, 21:43
Replies: 12
Views: 3,952
Posted By Bobnic
I have put some on the bottom 1/3rd of the rear...

I have put some on the bottom 1/3rd of the rear wings, hopefully this will keep the worst of them off The paintwork.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th June 2017, 20:11
Replies: 12
Views: 3,952
Posted By Bobnic
Hi Peter. It was called Ecurie Ecosse Flag blue,...

Hi Peter. It was called Ecurie Ecosse Flag blue, but I think it's been renamed as Jaguar Flag Blue, as they recently sprayed an F-Type in this colour to commemorate the Ecurie Ecosse racing team.
...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th June 2017, 22:28
Replies: 12
Views: 3,952
Posted By Bobnic
She's finally painted!

After 3 years of running in bare aluminium and hearing aid beige panels 'Marlene' has finally got her clothes on! Painted in Ecurie Ecosse Flag Blue with satin black for the wings. Looks sooooo much...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st August 2015, 18:27
Replies: 61
Views: 16,691
Posted By Bobnic
Great News! Hopefully you can get the car...

Great News! Hopefully you can get the car registered quicker than we managed it. It took 9 weeks! Caught the DVLA just as it all had to go to Swansea, no local office could be used, as it had been...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st June 2015, 22:21
Replies: 61
Views: 16,691
Posted By Bobnic
The text (copied and pasted from...

The text (copied and pasted from Autobionics.co.uk website)below sums the whole experience up pretty well, and lists what you should be able to provide evidence wise and some fairly obvious advice...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st June 2015, 21:03
Replies: 61
Views: 16,691
Posted By Bobnic
Hi Morris. You may have tried this avenue...

Hi Morris.
You may have tried this avenue already, but I managed to get lucky by using this email address: Customer.Information@bmwfin.com
A very helpful girl called Stacey confirmed the date of...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st June 2015, 18:04
Replies: 61
Views: 16,691
Posted By Bobnic
Hi Morris. You're nearly there!! Speed was tested...

Hi Morris. You're nearly there!! Speed was tested on a rolling road @ Bristol Test centre. He checked speedo against various known roller speeds (in 10s IIRC) up to and just above 70mph, because...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 28th April 2015, 20:24
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By Bobnic
Have found another local guy. Another mate of a...

Have found another local guy. Another mate of a mate, but his work is more top end classic restoration,paint work. He's happy to do the paint job for 1500 if we fill holes/cracks, and first sand...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st April 2015, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By Bobnic
I will contact them, sound like a real...

I will contact them, sound like a real enthusiast's lot! If I can get 'Marlene' to rival Vicky's paint job, I will be a happy man Goo! 👍

Thanks for all your wisdom again fellas.

Rob
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st April 2015, 07:54
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By Bobnic
I totally agree Robin. The two quotes I have got...

I totally agree Robin. The two quotes I have got are from a work colleague's husband and a good mates 'go to guy' for painting his collection of old Dagenham 80/90's metal. I just think they would...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th April 2015, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By Bobnic
Hi Mike, Thanks. 1.5k seems much more civilised!...

Hi Mike, Thanks. 1.5k seems much more civilised! Daventry's not too far, about 60 miles, so could well be a possibility. I will try and give them a ring this week, see what 'The Boss' says.
...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th April 2015, 22:53
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By Bobnic
Thanks Ian. I've just sent them an enquiry via...

Thanks Ian. I've just sent them an enquiry via their website. Spookily enough they are based only a few miles from where my Dad USED to live! He's since moved to Herefordshire, but they're only about...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th April 2015, 21:12
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By Bobnic
Paint costs

Having enjoyed over 2.5 thousand miles in 'Marlene' it was decided she needed some paint. Went to Le Mans last year, first drive in excess of 2 hours , and she performed impeccably! 😎 Me and a few...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 15th October 2014, 08:33
Replies: 5
Views: 2,128
Posted By Bobnic
I used the 0.75 ore (I think) that Marlin...

I used the 0.75 ore (I think) that Marlin supplied for our M3 E36 Sportster. Then got a hose made by HEL for it, and it works OK. It is a pretty hard push (you do get used to it), and the bite point...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th October 2014, 22:31
Replies: 0
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bobnic
Colour choice conundrum

I am torn... Torn between paint colour choices for the Sportster. Narrowed it down to Casino Royal DBS Gunmetal grey (ala James Bond!), or Ecurie Ecosse Racing Blue. Leaning toward the blue, with...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th October 2014, 22:25
Replies: 3
Views: 2,408
Posted By Bobnic
I remember those days.... Firing up Munich's...

I remember those days.... Firing up Munich's finest straight six M3 lump in the chassi for the first time. Sounds great! Ours has been on the road for a year now. We got a custom rad made, which...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th June 2014, 16:41
Replies: 5
Views: 2,504
Posted By Bobnic
Hi Mike. We camp on Maison Blanche, within the...

Hi Mike. We camp on Maison Blanche, within the circuit complex walls. It's the most expensive campsite, but you are a 2 minute walk from the Porsche curves, and Corvette corner, and a 5-10 minute...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd June 2014, 22:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,504
Posted By Bobnic
It's great fun in any car, the Sportster just...

It's great fun in any car, the Sportster just made it that extra bit special! Got a lot of admiring looks, and a few puzzled french guys asking me if it was 'Un Morgan'?? I soon put them straight on...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th June 2014, 12:47
Replies: 5
Views: 2,504
Posted By Bobnic
Le Mans was great! Build up and race were...

Le Mans was great! Build up and race were fantastic as always, and 'Marlene' as she has been christened by fellow 24 hour chums performed faultlessly! Having only covered 1000 miles in the last year,...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th May 2014, 08:43
Replies: 16
Views: 4,280
Posted By Bobnic
It was great to get some inspiration to finish...

It was great to get some inspiration to finish our car (no I'm not sticking with hearing aid beige!). Just need my bank balance to coincide with my requirements. Great mix of Sportsters, various...
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