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Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 15th June 2019, 15:08
Replies: 133
Views: 2,065
Posted By peterux
Very smart indeed!:yo:

Very smart indeed!:yo:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th June 2019, 08:09
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Okay, thanks for clarifying. The ring terminal...

Okay, thanks for clarifying. The ring terminal size is the same as the BMW OEM cable in this location so I don't think this will be an issue.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th June 2019, 18:44
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Thanks to both of you for your feedback and...

Thanks to both of you for your feedback and concern. I do always try to build the best car that I can so keen to get this right.

I'm not sure I fully understand the failure mode you are concerned...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 9th June 2019, 19:27
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Misc updates - part 3

Well another week of a miscellany of tasks completed.....

I started with having a go at cleaning out the crankcase breather oil separator but after cleaning it out I found the membrane was...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th June 2019, 16:59
Replies: 133
Views: 2,065
Posted By peterux
Watercolours:hippie:

Watercolours:hippie:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd June 2019, 07:30
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Misc updates - part 2

Ok, so here is part 2 of this weeks update.....
So moving back to the wiring I fitted the battery and ground leads...

Ground strap to the engine block and the batt+ supply to the starter motor.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st June 2019, 08:57
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Misc updates - part 1

So with the spring DIY jobs completed and the garden vegetables all planted I managed to find some decent time on the Sabre this week.
A somewhat random list of jobs completed...

First up I...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 25th May 2019, 20:29
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
More wiring.........

I've spent a couple of days this week on the wiring. My main focus has been connecting the BMW engine loom to the Sabre's loom.
But connecting wires is not very photogenic!!
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th May 2019, 16:00
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
:eyebrows::eyebrows::eyebrows:

:eyebrows::eyebrows::eyebrows:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th May 2019, 21:18
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Project overrun....

In my last update back in April, I said my next update would be in about 3 weeks so 4 weeks later here I am. My kitchen project has overrun by a week not helped by a loose bath tap that needed to be...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 21st April 2019, 20:16
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By peterux
I think there is something odd about the position...

I think there is something odd about the position of that e39 gearshift.
Have you thought about trying a gearbox and shift mechanism from an e36 car? I think most Sportsters have been built using...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 17th April 2019, 16:29
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Interesting idea, I'll have a look to see if...

Interesting idea, I'll have a look to see if that is possible.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th April 2019, 19:04
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Mini update.....

It's been a while since my last update and to be honest I haven't made a great deal of progress due to other priorities.

The wiper motor drive and 'bundy' tubes have been fitted. The original...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th April 2019, 19:55
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By peterux
Nice work! I love your attention to detail.

Nice work! I love your attention to detail.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 16th March 2019, 08:28
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By peterux
Marlin Sportscars is up for sale

http://www.totalkitcar.com/2019/03/14/iconic-kitcar-business-for-sale/
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 27th February 2019, 19:26
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
A potpourri of fiddly small jobs

Thanks, Patrick.


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Over the last two weeks I've tackled a rather random bunch of tasks some of which have taken a frustrating long...
Forum: Seven Style builds 26th February 2019, 18:53
Replies: 1
Views: 953
Posted By peterux
I think you should be able to get an age related...

I think you should be able to get an age related plate based on the current rules.

Check out this page.....

https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-registration/kitconverted-vehicles

It says....

Get...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 10th February 2019, 15:25
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
A little progress and a motivational mock-up....

This week I've made a bit more progress on installing the engine loom.

First, I finished wiring up the ETB Temperature and Oil Pressure senders.
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 2nd February 2019, 19:14
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Thanks, Paul. Unfortunately, progress this...

Thanks, Paul.
Unfortunately, progress this week has slowed to a halt due to the sub-zero temperatures.:smow:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th January 2019, 19:12
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
The electrical phase begins......

This week has seen the beginning of the next phase of my build with the start of the electrical installation. An interim milestone will be the re-starting of the engine followed by the completion of...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 21st January 2019, 19:29
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Tunnel finally fitted

This week I've finally re-fitted the gearbox tunnel :eusa_dance:

As mentioned above, before the final fitting, I swapped to a different gearstick which has a shorter throw. I also fitted the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th January 2019, 18:40
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
Thanks Patrick, that's useful feedback as I was...

Thanks Patrick, that's useful feedback as I was only looking at the picture of BMW gear sticks on your website the other day.
Mike G. suggested I used a shorter stroke gear stick to reduce the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th January 2019, 22:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,579
Posted By peterux
Actually, thinking about this problem so more, I...

Actually, thinking about this problem so more, I don't think you have an EWS problem. The EWS II module interrupts the supply to the starter motor so assuming you actually get the engine started,...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 13th January 2019, 21:21
Replies: 31
Views: 1,579
Posted By peterux
IIRC there is a very small connector right on the...

IIRC there is a very small connector right on the back of the ring antenna.
You could start there but get some contact cleaner rather than WD40.
Have a look at the pictures in here.....
...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th January 2019, 19:56
Replies: 379
Views: 149,490
Posted By peterux
New year, same car.....

With the Christmas celebrations over and the decorations packed away for another year, it was time to get back down my garage.

Picking up where I left off before the holiday season, I refilled the...
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