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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th June 2014, 13:48
Replies: 8
Views: 2,938
Posted By MadDogMoggy
From memory (lol): 1st 3.266 2nd 2.13 ...

From memory (lol):

1st 3.266
2nd 2.13
3rd 1.517
4th 1.147
5th 0.921
6th 0.738

Final drive 4.764
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th June 2014, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 2,938
Posted By MadDogMoggy
K20A2 (civic type R). It's also a 6 speed...

K20A2 (civic type R).

It's also a 6 speed box which may help - I think the overall spread of ratios is similar to a 5 speed box, they're just closer together.

I think I could get away with just...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th June 2014, 12:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,938
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Could you pull away in 2nd? IVA tester said...

Could you pull away in 2nd?

IVA tester said I shouldn't need first due to the power to weight ratio. Have to admit I only use 1st if stuck in slow moving traffic or doing a steep hill start,...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st May 2014, 15:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,550
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Hi guys, Not been on much lately either. ...

Hi guys,

Not been on much lately either.

Dad and I are planning on attending on Sunday, hopefully if all goes to plan, in the 5Exi! After years of saying 'We'll get there with it this year' we...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 28th October 2013, 22:38
Replies: 4
Views: 2,508
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Likewise, good to meet up with some fellow...

Likewise, good to meet up with some fellow builders/owners and share the joys and tribulations!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th October 2013, 19:42
Replies: 4
Views: 2,508
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Exeter Show

Bit late notice I know but dad and I will be heading to the Exeter show in the Exi Saturday (tomorrow). If anyone is about come and say 'Hi'!

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th September 2013, 20:58
Replies: 6
Views: 3,491
Posted By MadDogMoggy
I've noticed that it's very toasty without the...

I've noticed that it's very toasty without the roof on - I imagine it would be like a Turkish Bath in warm rainy weather!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th September 2013, 22:45
Replies: 6
Views: 3,491
Posted By MadDogMoggy
It is a sweet feeling, and people who aren't into...

It is a sweet feeling, and people who aren't into kit cars are really impressed!

I found DVLA to be really helpful - just a bit slow but then I assumed they have a lot of extra stuff coming...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th September 2013, 16:38
Replies: 6
Views: 3,491
Posted By MadDogMoggy
On the road at last!

Hi All,

Registration arrived last week and number plates were fitted in time for a couple of weekend blasts. Yes - I'm now on the road with my 5Exi-R (after an 8 year build time!).

Not modded...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 3rd September 2013, 15:19
Replies: 3
Views: 2,608
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Well done Mike. Just the wait now to get it...

Well done Mike.

Just the wait now to get it registered!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th August 2013, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,455
Posted By MadDogMoggy
I have the receipt for my Rover hub bearing kits....

I have the receipt for my Rover hub bearing kits. The kits have part number GHK1933. They are not handed (ie the same kit does near side or off side). They were originally bought from the local Rover...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th August 2013, 11:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,800
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Hi John, That's brilliant - very concise and...

Hi John,

That's brilliant - very concise and informative. Thanks for taking the time to include so much detail. I'm sure I can get on with it now.

Thanks again
Tim
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 4th August 2013, 18:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,800
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Hoodwinked

Just started fitting the hood today.

Had to play with the capping to get enough clearance but that's sorted now. Just need a little help with a few details:

1. The hood as an obvious edge with...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 3rd August 2013, 15:51
Replies: 10
Views: 3,511
Posted By MadDogMoggy
It would be nice to have them side by side! ...

It would be nice to have them side by side!

I'm planning on sorting the suspension whilst waiting for registration (including your rear suspension mod) using the info on the forum plus a book I...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st August 2013, 15:23
Replies: 10
Views: 3,511
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Cheers Chris, Some useful information there....

Cheers Chris,

Some useful information there.

The IVA tester recommended I ring DVLA to find out what the current situation is and what I need to send off: I'm wary of sending a great wodge of...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st July 2013, 22:39
Replies: 10
Views: 3,511
Posted By MadDogMoggy
IVA retest pass

Had the retest today. Flew through with a couple of goes on the emissions test (needed to get the CAT nice and hot!).

Just need to register now. Unfortunately with all of the local DVLA offices...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th July 2013, 12:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,974
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Where is it now?

I know there are companies that do HPI checks if you are thinking of buying a car, but does anyone know of a (free) website where you can just enter a reg number and find out if a car is still on the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th June 2013, 17:02
Replies: 23
Views: 5,960
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Not had much driving experience, but apparently...

Not had much driving experience, but apparently tyre pressure can also make a a huge difference to how the car handles.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd June 2013, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 2,435
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Cheers for the advice. I'm not planning on...

Cheers for the advice.

I'm not planning on doing many miles in it before modding the rear suspension. In fact I was planning on driving it to the retest but today's experience has made me rethink:...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd June 2013, 16:26
Replies: 12
Views: 5,667
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Arches finished

Wheelarch extensions now finished. 5mm Foamex bent into shape and held with self tappers. Ends filed to a 2.5mm radius.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd June 2013, 16:08
Replies: 20
Views: 5,565
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Talking Yipee!

So rewired the O2 sensor heater with a relay, then checked through the sensor's wiring. Connection to ECU E4 pin was earthed, and A6 supplied about 0.4v.

Also contacted company I bought Hondata...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd June 2013, 15:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,435
Posted By MadDogMoggy
First Drive

Had my first drive of the 5Exi-R on the roads today: I had it booked in at a local garage to put on their emissions machine and to adjust one of the headlights.

Car goes really well, although I...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th June 2013, 20:10
Replies: 20
Views: 5,565
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Had a quick look at the actual wiring earlier on...

Had a quick look at the actual wiring earlier on this evening.

The wires on my E connector are all fitted individually (after Marlin lost the one I had when they had my ECU and did nothing with it...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th June 2013, 00:00
Replies: 20
Views: 5,565
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Confused

Ok this has got me thinking!

My assumption was that the ECU fed the O2 sensor with a current/voltage and measurd the voltage drop (ie the variance in the resistance of the sensor, which change...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th June 2013, 22:45
Replies: 20
Views: 5,565
Posted By MadDogMoggy
Had another play with the O2 sensor wiring today....

Had another play with the O2 sensor wiring today.

Rewired the heater using a switched 12v to power a relay, which in turn feeds the O2 sensor's heater. Turned off the error reporting on the ecu...
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