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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 11th August 2017, 11:19
Replies: 6
Iva
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Posted By Chris Cussen
I did a pre-MOT to get a check over before IVA,...

I did a pre-MOT to get a check over before IVA, and expected a fail. So of the fail items were sort of expected, like a couple of radius test items. Others like chassis number on wrong side of car...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th January 2017, 12:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,240
Posted By Chris Cussen
Smile Hurray!

Hurray!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th January 2017, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 2,811
Posted By Chris Cussen
If you are a member the Marlin Owner's Club. ...

If you are a member the Marlin Owner's Club.

It seems the MOC members regularly trawl through eBay and gumtree and re-post the ads they find.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st August 2016, 14:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,699
Posted By Chris Cussen
Well if you have cycle wings , see these photos...

Well if you have cycle wings , see these photos http://www.marlinownersclub.com/wppg_photogallery/gallery7/

Seems OK to run someone over as long as you don't hit them with anything sharp.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st August 2016, 12:28
Replies: 3
Views: 2,699
Posted By Chris Cussen
I've looked through this IVA manual...

I've looked through this IVA manual https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/354071/M1_IVA_inspection_manual.pdf and searched for "bumper". There does not seem to be...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 15th June 2016, 12:11
Replies: 12
Views: 4,728
Posted By Chris Cussen
Hooray!

Hooray!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th June 2016, 12:27
Replies: 10
Views: 5,158
Posted By Chris Cussen
To be pedantic you have to join the club to gain...

To be pedantic you have to join the club to gain access to all the forum. Depends what you want, if bi-monthly newsletter, occasional social events etc. then join. If you don't fancy that then don't...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th April 2016, 07:56
Replies: 13
Views: 5,343
Posted By Chris Cussen
AH!, my plumbing is different, the expansion tank...

AH!, my plumbing is different, the expansion tank is not fed from the radiator cap but else where so it is pressurised as well. So for me filling the system consists of filling via the radiator, then...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th April 2016, 12:38
Replies: 13
Views: 5,343
Posted By Chris Cussen
If you have a hole in the expansion tank cap the...

If you have a hole in the expansion tank cap the system will be un-pressurised, and boil at 100 deg c.
On my build I a put a blanking cap (i.e. never vents) on the radiator and had the expansion...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 10th March 2016, 07:53
Replies: 11
Views: 3,491
Posted By Chris Cussen
If you go to the marlin owners website there are...

If you go to the marlin owners website there are photos in the gallery of sportsters. Here is one http://www.marlinownersclub.com/wppg_photogallery/wppg_photo_details/?gallery_id=7&image_id=2475 The...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th March 2016, 15:47
Replies: 11
Views: 3,491
Posted By Chris Cussen
Looking at Phil's link to the IVA manual you...

Looking at Phil's link to the IVA manual you repeater needs to be visible when viewed from an angle behind the vehicle of 5 degrees. With any significant lock on then it will not be visible.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th March 2016, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 3,491
Posted By Chris Cussen
That is where I put them on my Cabrio and it...

That is where I put them on my Cabrio and it passed IVA. Not 100% sure if its OK on cycle wings as the view changes as you apply lock. I would be inclined to fit them just in front of the doors.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 4th March 2016, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 2,198
Posted By Chris Cussen
You could possibly get away with not having a...

You could possibly get away with not having a washer under the bolt head.

If the bolt head and/or nut is contactable with the sphere used to test for sharp edges you will have to fit covers over...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 9th February 2016, 12:44
Replies: 4
Views: 2,305
Posted By Chris Cussen
Me too, Flux is OK

Me too, Flux is OK
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st October 2015, 10:05
Replies: 61
Views: 18,039
Posted By Chris Cussen
Congratulations on getting it finally registered.

Congratulations on getting it finally registered.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th August 2015, 08:47
Replies: 61
Views: 18,039
Posted By Chris Cussen
Well done, good luck with the registration.

Well done, good luck with the registration.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th July 2015, 08:13
Replies: 4
Views: 2,417
Posted By Chris Cussen
I used a section of 1/2 inch water pipe lagging...

I used a section of 1/2 inch water pipe lagging and covered it in leathercloth.
Forum: General Build Chat 24th July 2015, 08:08
Replies: 7
Views: 3,070
Posted By Chris Cussen
I would suggest a careful read of the IVA manual...

I would suggest a careful read of the IVA manual if you chop the chassis, you WILL be subject to it.
Just because your vehicle was legal before does not mean it will pass IVA.
When my cabrio went...
Forum: General Build Chat 24th July 2015, 07:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By Chris Cussen
See this page...

See this page http://www.triumphspitfire.com/gauges.html it says you should get 10 volts from the voltage stabiliser. That can only happen if you have a 12 volt supply.
So I am really sure that...
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd July 2015, 12:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By Chris Cussen
Well in my view your parts dealer is talking a...

Well in my view your parts dealer is talking a load of bollix.
First of all nearly every car of that era uses 12 volts. I'd be MOST surprised if your alternator was 6 volts. I remember 6 volts back...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd June 2015, 12:45
Replies: 61
Views: 18,039
Posted By Chris Cussen
Just a couple of points. MOT testers have a...

Just a couple of points. MOT testers have a handbook that from the vehicles age and specification gives the range of engine numbers and emission level. Knowing the donor vehicle you can demonstrate...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 20th May 2015, 12:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,886
Posted By Chris Cussen
You should have bots of 8.8 grade or higher as...

You should have bots of 8.8 grade or higher as defined in the IVA manual
Forum: General chatter 2nd April 2015, 13:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,806
Posted By Chris Cussen
I got through IVA with a 3 point full harness....

I got through IVA with a 3 point full harness. Read the IVA inspection manual to make sure that the belts are at the correct height over the seat backs and shoulders. Make sure the bolts are to the...
Forum: General Build Chat 9th March 2015, 14:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,665
Posted By Chris Cussen
Quite a few people have done Zetec RWD...

Quite a few people have done Zetec RWD conversions. Rally design and Burton engineering do most of the items you will need.
I've looked into it but never gone further than an investigation but you...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th February 2015, 12:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,787
Posted By Chris Cussen
The IVA manual has a diagram showing the field of...

The IVA manual has a diagram showing the field of view required for the mirrors. Note that if you have a van then a rear view mirror is useless anyway, but as long as you can conform to the...
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