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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 13th May 2019, 16:00
Replies: 370
Views: 146,850
Posted By peterux
:eyebrows::eyebrows::eyebrows:

:eyebrows::eyebrows::eyebrows:
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th May 2019, 21:18
Replies: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 478
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 324
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: 446
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 684
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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: 1,473
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: 1,473
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: 370
Views: 146,850
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...
Forum: Miglia Builds and discussion 27th December 2018, 11:32
Replies: 119
Views: 17,717
Posted By peterux
Oh really, we wish you well!:wave::wave::wave:

Oh really, we wish you well!:wave::wave::wave:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd December 2018, 20:52
Replies: 27
Views: 4,958
Posted By peterux
:focus::focus::focus: Hi Peter, I...

:focus::focus::focus:



Hi Peter,
I managed to get the old PC fired up OK but, alas, I couldn't find the pictures I was thinking off. (perhaps my memory is playing ticks on me?)

There is a...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd December 2018, 15:39
Replies: 27
Views: 4,958
Posted By peterux
:focus: Hi Rochdale, I agree that...

:focus:




Hi Rochdale,
I agree that those uprights on your Marlin Sportster look like Cortina.

I think they are also used on Westfield 7's......
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 20th December 2018, 20:12
Replies: 370
Views: 146,850
Posted By peterux
Sensing the speed....

My objective at the moment is to get everything around the gearbox finished so that I can refit the gearbox tunnel before installing the engine loom.

So I have turned my attention to fitting the...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 12th December 2018, 19:26
Replies: 370
Views: 146,850
Posted By peterux
Cheers, Barber :tea: ...

Cheers, Barber :tea:

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The correct round bush arrived today so I popped down the garage this evening and completed...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th December 2018, 22:27
Replies: 27
Views: 4,958
Posted By peterux
Rochdale, I believe Peter meant, do you have...

Rochdale,

I believe Peter meant, do you have a photo's of the front suspension.


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BTW, Granada 'knuckles' look just like Sierra ones, they are just a bit bigger....
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 11th December 2018, 19:47
Replies: 370
Views: 146,850
Posted By peterux
A small diversion.....

Thanks JMC for your compliment.

And a belated thanks to Paul L and Patrick who I forgot to thank on my last update.

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I had expected...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 29th November 2018, 20:15
Replies: 370
Views: 146,850
Posted By peterux
Chipping away....

I've not had a huge amount of free time to work on the Sabre over the last couple of weeks but I have been preparing and painting some parts and starting to re-assemble them into the car.

There is...
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