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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th June 2018, 21:59
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By bigrich
Hi Leon, I reckon the rover 200 or rover 25...

Hi Leon,

I reckon the rover 200 or rover 25 shaft will work for you.

Mine is an R65 gearbox from a 1997 Rover 216, with a Rover 216 driveshaft..no problems with this popping...angle still...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th May 2018, 19:08
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By bigrich
Hi Cees, Love the shot of the car...looks...

Hi Cees,

Love the shot of the car...looks great.

What make are your headlights..Im thinking of changing mine and these look great.

Cheers

Rich
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th May 2018, 21:02
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By bigrich
Welcome to the world of Madabout...lots if info...

Welcome to the world of Madabout...lots if info and advice here and a helpful bunch of builders.

Rich
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th May 2018, 20:51
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By bigrich
Hi Steve, Ditto..although I am sure we have...

Hi Steve,

Ditto..although I am sure we have met before :')
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd May 2018, 21:15
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By bigrich
Exclamation OK, so Sunday myself and Leon <Leadfoot> will be...

OK, so Sunday myself and Leon <Leadfoot> will be at SToneleigh in our exis....surely we cant be the only two!!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th April 2018, 08:18
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By bigrich
Stoneleigh 18 who's going...

Hi All

Who is going to Stoneleigh this year in their Exi, and which day?

I'm definitely going but undecided on which day yet..or maybe both and camp.

First year that Marlin have been there...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd March 2017, 20:20
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By bigrich
Hi, Can't help on brake bias as I don't...

Hi,

Can't help on brake bias as I don't have an adjustable setup. I know what you mean about powder coat...

Regarding IVA - are you going to Shrewsbury? Reason I ask is that the tester there...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd February 2017, 19:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By bigrich
Edd, First of all - well done for getting...

Edd,

First of all - well done for getting this far! ...and don't be too disappointed if the first IVA fails; that's normal.

Regarding setup; you are fortunate in that you have the latest...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd December 2016, 15:53
Replies: 0
Views: 1,242
Posted By bigrich
Happy Christmas

To all current and prospective exi owners....a Merry Christmas one and all!


:)

Rich
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th December 2016, 21:47
Replies: 17
Views: 3,325
Posted By bigrich
Wow! - I reckon you must be the only '2 exi'...

Wow! - I reckon you must be the only '2 exi' household in the UK.

...glutton for punishment ;)
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 7th September 2016, 20:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By bigrich
...try the marlin owners club or marlin...

...try the marlin owners club or marlin themselves.

What have you done ! :(
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 7th September 2016, 19:57
Replies: 17
Views: 3,325
Posted By bigrich
been on and off a few times this one. From...

been on and off a few times this one.

From memory it was showed by Marlin at the Exeter show some years ago....looks a good build that needs some tidying up.

4k would be a good buy in my...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd September 2016, 22:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,937
Posted By bigrich
10 years old :)

MOT passed this week, no advisories. 17,000 miles in 10 years....can't believe the time has passed so fast!!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th April 2016, 13:14
Replies: 2
Views: 2,066
Posted By bigrich
Unless there is a miracle with the weather...

Unless there is a miracle with the weather Stoneleigh is a no show for me this year too. Just too damn wet, changeable and salt everywhere on the roads still !!

Aargh!!!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 15th April 2016, 16:27
Replies: 2
Views: 2,066
Posted By bigrich
Question Stoneleigh '16

Ok guys, so far I've only ever seen 3 x exi's together at once. Maybe this year that can change??

Who's up for Stoneleigh and which day? Sun 1st / Mon 2nd / Both

Rich
(Can hardly believe mine...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd January 2016, 16:07
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Alex, Goodluck with the engine, gearbox and...

Alex,

Goodluck with the engine, gearbox and ECU swap. The results are worth it in my opinion.

Regarding the IVA - I suggest you get the paperwork sorted out soon and booked. From memory my SVA...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th January 2016, 22:15
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Alex, I converted mine from 1.6K with R65...

Alex,

I converted mine from 1.6K with R65 gearbox to 1.8VVC using the R65 gearbox still a couple of years ago. Doing it this way is relatively simple and keeps the gearing good for fast...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th January 2016, 19:30
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Hi Alex, I remember this black car coming...

Hi Alex,

I remember this black car coming up 5 years ago....the builder had unfortunately passed away in a motorcycle crash and his wife was selling the car. It was around Warrington somewhere I...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th January 2016, 18:47
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Very unscientific google search came up with...

Very unscientific google search came up with this:- I reckon they may well be the ones?
http://www.rallydesign.co.uk/product_info.php?cPath=1375_1594_1600_1601&products_id=11839

Rich
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th January 2016, 22:31
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Alex, I think that the bottom ball joint is...

Alex,

I think that the bottom ball joint is Austin Maxi? (I'm sure someone has identified it on this forum previously if you search)



Rich
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th January 2016, 21:36
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Nice pics, I have not seen a green one before....

Nice pics, I have not seen a green one before. Looks good. Looks like you have the mark 2 chassis and suspension? Should help the handling.

When are you planning iva?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th January 2016, 21:31
Replies: 9
Views: 4,475
Posted By bigrich
wiring diagram

Alex, try this diagram....
Rich
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th January 2016, 19:03
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Smile Hi Alex, Whose car have you bought? What...

Hi Alex,

Whose car have you bought? What spec etc...and what do you still need to do on it?

Reason I ask is that there are 4 main sources of info for build:-

1) Marlin instructions (3 pages...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th January 2016, 09:00
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Smile Pictures..???

Pictures..???
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th January 2016, 17:26
Replies: 38
Views: 8,966
Posted By bigrich
Is there anybody out there...

Hi Guys / Girls,

Just wondered if anyone is currently building an exi; or about to start?

Activity levels have died on the forum!

Rich
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