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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th February 2021, 20:59
Replies: 41
Views: 2,014
Posted By AlanHogg
Seems Peugot 205 with an adaptor works well...

Seems Peugot 205 with an adaptor works well according to Marlin owners club post
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 16th February 2021, 20:50
Replies: 41
Views: 2,014
Posted By AlanHogg
I worked in the distant past for AP products...

I worked in the distant past for AP products {Lockheed, Borg and Beck] so not overly familiar with Girling . From what I remember the master cylinder number is only relevant for the first 8 digits...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 28th January 2021, 19:22
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By AlanHogg
Sadly don't have pictures and the Sportster has a...

Sadly don't have pictures and the Sportster has a new owner. My friend is currently building himself another with a few mods especially windscreen/scuttle area!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th January 2021, 16:49
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By AlanHogg
Not unique in respect of opening boot .A friend...

Not unique in respect of opening boot .A friend of mine converted his on his Sportster a few years back. He also fitted a triumph spitfire hood frame and hood that he had modified to fit. Looked tons...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th January 2021, 13:39
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By AlanHogg
Marlin's diesel powered demonstrator is up for...

Marlin's diesel powered demonstrator is up for 20k, there's one at a dealers near Swindon for around 13k, both have been for sale for some time. I know of a couple of Sportsters [Not Mpowered] that...
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 1st January 2021, 17:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,014
Posted By AlanHogg
Escort estate mk1/2 tank is what was used but not...

Escort estate mk1/2 tank is what was used but not obtainable new anymore. Midget/Sprite is one i believe will fit or maybe better to go custom alloy/stainless.
Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 14th December 2020, 17:16
Replies: 41
Views: 2,014
Posted By AlanHogg
That's ok for fine adjustment, coarse adjustment...

That's ok for fine adjustment, coarse adjustment is by moving suspension arm on torsion bar splines
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 19th February 2020, 17:22
Replies: 1
Views: 2,424
Posted By AlanHogg
Now Sold

Now Sold
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 27th January 2020, 19:20
Replies: 1
Views: 2,424
Posted By AlanHogg
Brand new unused Hella 7 inch light units

I have for sale two brand new 7 inch Hella headlamp units [lens/reflector]
They use a H4 main /dip bulb and have sidelight provision.
I purchased these in error and couldn't be bothered returning...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th October 2019, 11:44
Replies: 1
Views: 4,922
Posted By AlanHogg
All seems OK again regards access.

All seems OK again regards access.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th October 2019, 19:53
Replies: 1
Views: 4,922
Posted By AlanHogg
access denied

Cannot access any of the forums -what's going on?
Forum: Formosa Builds, Ideas and Discussion 11th January 2019, 17:18
Replies: 52
Views: 8,583
Posted By AlanHogg
Those push and quarter turn fasteners look like...

Those push and quarter turn fasteners look like 'Oddie' fasteners.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th December 2018, 19:15
Replies: 90
Views: 17,588
Posted By AlanHogg
Roadster

Taken these prior to engine removal to address oil leak.
Engine is taken from an Alfetta 2.0litre and is mated via purpose made adaptor to Ford type 9 gearbox.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th December 2018, 19:04
Replies: 90
Views: 17,588
Posted By AlanHogg
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th December 2018, 10:56
Replies: 90
Views: 17,588
Posted By AlanHogg
You certainly got my profile right --I'm very...

You certainly got my profile right --I'm very much in the 'out and to hell with it' camp.
My Mx5 does everything that you could probably want in a 'fun' car , but my Alfa powered Marlin provides the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th December 2018, 20:29
Replies: 90
Views: 17,588
Posted By AlanHogg
I also find it hard to accept the asking price...

I also find it hard to accept the asking price for these cars considering the underpinnings.
Take a look at a Marlin Cabrio or Sportster which in the case of the former can be had for less than...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th September 2014, 21:13
Replies: 68
Views: 17,941
Posted By AlanHogg
I had similar a while back and it was poor...

I had similar a while back and it was poor connection to relay holder for the injectors. I had looked at all manner of things prior and really only found fault by chance . The cable at fault into the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th September 2014, 20:53
Replies: 5
Views: 2,308
Posted By AlanHogg
My M20 engine Cabrio uses a .750 Master...

My M20 engine Cabrio uses a .750 Master cylinder. Original Marlin pedal box now done 22000 miles and no sign of failure! Sure it flexes but it ain't broke yet.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th September 2013, 19:37
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By AlanHogg
Mike Now there's a surprise! What I meant to...

Mike
Now there's a surprise!
What I meant to call them was interscrews or socket screws. Lets hope that doesn't throw up any unusual hobbies
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th September 2013, 11:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By AlanHogg
I was just about to reply when I noticed you had...

I was just about to reply when I noticed you had solved your problem. There are also fasteners used in the marine industry which are similar and I believe are called internuts. They are often used on...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th September 2013, 20:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,069
Posted By AlanHogg
John I have my servo take off straight off...

John
I have my servo take off straight off manifold ,no 'air pump' or dual take off's. Cam cover pipe goes into side of throttle body above two small diameter water pipes. you can e mail me...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd September 2012, 19:53
Replies: 28
Views: 7,279
Posted By AlanHogg
The 'Marlin' script is not of any particular...

The 'Marlin' script is not of any particular font. I just happen to know the guy who produced the original for Paul and he tells me it was loosely based on the script that Alfa Romeo used as that was...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd May 2012, 11:11
Replies: 14
Views: 6,366
Posted By AlanHogg
Header Tank

Hi Mike
Just read your concerns over the fact that the top of your header tank is level with top of radiator/top hose. Mine is pretty much in same position and to date I have never experienced any...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 3rd May 2012, 15:02
Replies: 690
Views: 188,910
Posted By AlanHogg
Dual Servo

Have been following this thread with interest and trying to find a decent schematic of a dual diaphragm servo. However if we just take the 'how stuff works' from Mike and knowing that the servo is...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 12th February 2012, 19:13
Replies: 690
Views: 188,910
Posted By AlanHogg
Hi Dennis i believe your problem is likely to...

Hi Dennis
i believe your problem is likely to be the orientation of the master cylinder and the route your supply pipes are taking.I would suggest that you rotate the M/c so that the supply inlet is...
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