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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th December 2014, 18:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,972
Posted By denniswpearce
I had the same as Peter and the problem is that...

I had the same as Peter and the problem is that the transmission tunnel widens the closer you get to the dash and that is what restricts the forward movement of the seat. I am short and the seat only...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 16th June 2014, 15:40
Replies: 690
Views: 166,333
Posted By denniswpearce
You were not alone with the clevis pin lining up....

You were not alone with the clevis pin lining up. Mine also was a perfect fit but never had issues with binding brakes either.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 31st March 2014, 10:47
Replies: 16
Views: 4,183
Posted By denniswpearce
Rob, there is a separate entrance for kit cars,...

Rob, there is a separate entrance for kit cars, so just follow the signs which are clearly seen when you are close to the venue. Join the queue with the others and once in make your way to the Marlin...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th March 2014, 12:36
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By denniswpearce
The seats in my Sportster were fixed direct to...

The seats in my Sportster were fixed direct to the floor pan with just oversize washers on the bottom. Obviously got through its test with the Ministry just like that.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 12th March 2014, 20:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,941
Posted By denniswpearce
I have one of those Patrick and you have the...

I have one of those Patrick and you have the choice of using the crocodile clips,which is a pain to unclip all the time or connect the included connectors that are left in situ when you want to drive...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th December 2013, 19:37
Replies: 192
Views: 60,712
Posted By denniswpearce
Brilliant Mike, well done. A testament to your...

Brilliant Mike, well done. A testament to your drive and determination.
Must be extremely satisfying.

Ground clearance is only a problem with roads having sleeping policeman and peoples drives...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st December 2013, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 3,747
Posted By denniswpearce
Could be wrong but don,t think this is the place...

Could be wrong but don,t think this is the place for advice on the Mev Sonic 7 as this site is almost exclusively for Cabrio's and Sportsters.
Try this site :-http://www.mevsonic7.co.uk/index.html
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd September 2013, 21:29
Replies: 93
Views: 28,421
Posted By denniswpearce
I said to myself last year after seeing your pics...

I said to myself last year after seeing your pics Peter, that I must go to this years event. So I will be there.
Just hope I get the same weather as you.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th August 2013, 10:05
Replies: 192
Views: 60,712
Posted By denniswpearce
Mike, its looking brilliant. The attention to...

Mike, its looking brilliant. The attention to detail is phenomenal. When you eventually get it finished I can see it will be a close run thing for the awards with you and Mr Cundall
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th July 2013, 17:49
Replies: 35
Views: 8,815
Posted By denniswpearce
To find the Oxford local office, its go to DVLA,...

To find the Oxford local office, its go to DVLA, then find local office, then offices in England, go to Oxford.
They show a picture of the office which is on the ground floor and its Cambridge...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th July 2013, 20:03
Replies: 11
Views: 3,277
Posted By denniswpearce
Thought I should inform you guys that I have sold...

Thought I should inform you guys that I have sold my Sportster, it sold very quickly ( five days ) and has gone to a good home.
Am moving on to an MG B Roadster, have not found a good one yet, so...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st July 2013, 08:34
Replies: 4
Views: 2,013
Posted By denniswpearce
Congratulations Nigel, brilliant job. The side...

Congratulations Nigel, brilliant job.
The side screens definitely cut the buffeting down, if you wear a baseball type cap it is in danger of getting blown off, I attach a small cord to it and to...
Forum: General chatter 23rd June 2013, 19:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By denniswpearce
John Don,t know much about web sites but could...

John
Don,t know much about web sites but could you make it easier to post pics please as I feel it is overly complicated.
Thanks
Dennis
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st May 2013, 20:07
Replies: 50
Views: 18,234
Posted By denniswpearce
Well done Ian, it had to be something like that,...

Well done Ian, it had to be something like that, not your hoses ( unless they had a split of course.
Forum: General chatter 28th April 2013, 19:49
Replies: 18
Views: 7,686
Posted By denniswpearce
Yes I know, been there a few times now. But my...

Yes I know, been there a few times now.
But my kit car has never seen rain, don,t wish to start now even though it has a hood. I will leave my daily runabout to suffer the rigours of the British...
Forum: General chatter 28th April 2013, 15:41
Replies: 18
Views: 7,686
Posted By denniswpearce
Its easy to see from your previous post what your...

Its easy to see from your previous post what your interest is. You have a need to increase people attending as more people mean potential customers, so can understand your comment. Stoneleigh is the...
Forum: General chatter 26th April 2013, 13:25
Replies: 18
Views: 7,686
Posted By denniswpearce
I will be going but its all weather dependant....

I will be going but its all weather dependant. Will choose the best day. If its forecast to chuck it down both days then will have to reconsider.
It cannot rain both days...............can it ?
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th April 2013, 07:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,255
Posted By denniswpearce
Thanks guys, quite a range of materials. It will...

Thanks guys, quite a range of materials. It will be one of those then.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th April 2013, 19:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2,255
Posted By denniswpearce
Dashboard material

What material have you guys used to to make your dashboards from please ?

Reason being is that its probably the next job for me to do. The previous plonker owner added bits on the dash for show...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th April 2013, 19:04
Replies: 50
Views: 18,234
Posted By denniswpearce
I don,t think its your hoses Ian, petrol is...

I don,t think its your hoses Ian, petrol is different to water in that it has no surface tension and will escape from areas that water never would and as such would probably permeate along the hoses...
Forum: General chatter 15th April 2013, 08:00
Replies: 0
E10
Views: 1,142
Posted By denniswpearce
E10

I came across this very long article from an aviation forum which makes interesting reading and has an impact on our vehicles.
http://forums.bmaa.org/default.aspx?f=15&p=1&m=125192
Only...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th April 2013, 08:11
Replies: 9
Views: 2,243
Posted By denniswpearce
The real one from Lotus is much better though

The real one from Lotus is much better though
Forum: General chatter 2nd April 2013, 15:44
Replies: 0
Views: 1,555
Posted By denniswpearce
Question Steering wheel horn push

I am looking for a bit of help please regarding getting the horn to work from the horn push in the centre of my Sparco steering wheel.

The car has the original BMW horns fitted, but the guy fitted...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st April 2013, 08:31
Replies: 0
Views: 1,294
Posted By denniswpearce
Question Steering Wheel horn push

I am looking for a bit of help please regarding getting the horn to work from the horn push in the centre of my Sparco steering wheel.

The car has the original BMW horns fitted, but the guy fitted...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 28th March 2013, 16:53
Replies: 11
Views: 3,277
Posted By denniswpearce
Congratulations on the sale Peter. Not surprised...

Congratulations on the sale Peter. Not surprised it went quickly. Is the owner going to bring it to Stoneleigh ?, plus himself of course.
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