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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st February 2009, 10:48
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By holgate86
speedo

congratulations on getting your speedo working, I did say in an earlier post that I thought it was a reed switch. This type of sensor is pretty rare I think most being inductive type. Brian
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th January 2009, 21:12
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By holgate86
speedo sensor

I believe from memory the speed sensor on that model is a reed switch. The hall sensor has 3 wires, feed, earth and signal. The other common sensor type is inductive which has 2 wires plus a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th May 2007, 21:17
Replies: 41
Views: 9,655
Posted By holgate86
clutch

Hi Craig,
I think Limpabit might have hit the nail on the head. If you are using large bore pipe the pressure will be the same but the distance travelled by the slave cylinder will be less, not...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th May 2007, 20:36
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By holgate86
manifold

could be weber alpha system
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th May 2007, 20:29
Replies: 41
Views: 9,655
Posted By holgate86
clutch

Hi Craig,
haven't been checking forum for a while, mega busy at work. Sorry to hear your problems with clutch. Is it possible your bulkhead structure is flexing too much and thus losing travel at...
Forum: General Build Chat 26th February 2007, 18:09
Replies: 15
Views: 6,261
Posted By holgate86
mot

I didn't John and have retaxed after first year with no requirement, it falls into new car category of 3 years for first test.

Regards Brian
Forum: General Build Chat 25th February 2007, 12:30
Replies: 15
Views: 6,261
Posted By holgate86
Registration

I have registered my marlin 5exi using donor log book as proof of age of parts and was issued with age related number. My log book states vehicle as Marlin 5exi. I thought kit cars that were...
Forum: General chatter 12th February 2007, 18:19
Replies: 43
Views: 14,000
Posted By holgate86
Smile Stoneleigh

I'll be there at least one of the days.
Brian 5exi turbo in blue.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th February 2007, 21:11
Replies: 17
Views: 5,339
Posted By holgate86
bodywork

Hi John,
It looks a little pink in the first photo mate, but I see from the second shot it is actually red, phew!!
Good luck with it anyway John, hope you're on the road soon.
Brian
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd January 2007, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 2,925
Posted By holgate86
dash

I have done a very cheap alternative if your budget is stretched. I originally did it as a temporary finish till I considered other alternatives. I have decided to keep it because I'm quite happy...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th December 2006, 10:52
Replies: 25
Views: 6,878
Posted By holgate86
get together

Count me in Rich,
It would be nice to see a parade of 5exi's at one of the shows. I felt a bit lonely at Donington. See you soon, hopefully.
Brian (blue turbo)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th November 2006, 19:48
Replies: 7
Views: 2,933
Posted By holgate86
battery carrier

I've used Fiesta plastic housing, strenghened base and fixed to chassis, It was about 20. Brian
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th November 2006, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 3,989
Posted By holgate86
clutch

John,
e mailed pics. If you can post pics that would be great. Cheers Brian.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th November 2006, 15:59
Replies: 13
Views: 3,989
Posted By holgate86
I've just returned off holiday, will try and get...

I've just returned off holiday, will try and get some photos asap. Brian.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st November 2006, 21:05
Replies: 13
Views: 3,989
Posted By holgate86
clutch

The only way to go is hydraulic, I retrofitted hydraulic clutch to mine which was a bit of a pain working under the dash. I used 620 master and standard slave.
I removed pedal box and cut off clutch...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd October 2006, 19:33
Replies: 9
Views: 3,075
Posted By holgate86
Thumbs up bargain

Well done Phil,
You've managed to buy a completed car for less than all the parts would have cost. It's nice to say you've built it yourself, but at that price we'd have all done the same. I believe...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th September 2006, 17:10
Replies: 12
Views: 3,783
Posted By holgate86
mounts

Looking at the piccies I think your problem might be the lower stabiliser rod. I would expect it to be insulated at one end at least with rubber. Disconnect and see if problem dissapears.

best of...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th September 2006, 19:31
Replies: 2
Views: 2,451
Posted By holgate86
donny

I'm working Saturday so it will have to be Sunday for me Rich. Iwould have thought we must be up to double figures by now.
I haven't checked weather myself but hopefully your forecast turns out to...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th September 2006, 21:50
Replies: 32
Views: 7,580
Posted By holgate86
servo leak

I would check your servo, it may have a leaky diaphragm. The master cylinder does not normally seal to servo, with the master cylinder totally removed it should not leak vacuum, ask your fellow...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th September 2006, 21:28
Replies: 42
Views: 10,730
Posted By holgate86
alternator

I have made my own alternator mounting bracket fitted in a different position due to not fitting standard water pump. It fortunately clears chassis rails comfortably.
I have used 214 alternator for...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th September 2006, 21:36
Replies: 42
Views: 10,730
Posted By holgate86
you've been shafted

If you read all the posts on driveshafts it changes direction constantly on the best setup.
I understood that the turbo model used 220 driveshafts, turbo or normally aspirated are the same I think....
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 6th September 2006, 18:04
Replies: 8
Views: 3,136
Posted By holgate86
Thumbs up sva passed

Well done Rich,
hope to see you and the car at Donington. I'll be there Sunday I think, hopefully i won't need to fit the hood.

Brian
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd September 2006, 19:16
Replies: 42
Views: 10,730
Posted By holgate86
driveshafts

I am currently running 200 turbo long and short shaft. I have driven car quite hard without any problems!!!! The only niggle is a slight vibration under accelleration between 20-30 mph. I am sure...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th August 2006, 20:14
Replies: 42
Views: 10,730
Posted By holgate86
Thumbs up driveshafts

I originally had long turbo shaft and short turbo shaft . after a problem with the longer shaft popping out I changed to diesel long shaft. the car was ok until I drove it round a track which broke...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th August 2006, 16:45
Replies: 7
Views: 3,261
Posted By holgate86
Smile finished

Congratulations on a job well done and in impressive time. It looks superb in the photos Rich. Have fun
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