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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st January 2015, 21:17
Replies: 24
Views: 9,830
Posted By Mr|Spike
Evening all. Ok, so as I'm about 8 years behind...

Evening all. Ok, so as I'm about 8 years behind everyone else building my car I'm only just discovering all these problems.

I have gotten over the issue with the wrong rear damper length being...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th January 2015, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mr|Spike
Ok just to close this thread. I removed the rear...

Ok just to close this thread. I removed the rear dampers today, put a jack under the chassis and set the ride height to 135mm. I then measured the void where the damper should go, bolt hole-to-bolt...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th January 2015, 22:10
Replies: 40
Views: 45,532
Posted By Mr|Spike
Edit: I'm using a Facebook album now ...

Edit: I'm using a Facebook album now

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.26476465785.57758.632310785&type=1&l=769b4f4ca1
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 14th January 2015, 20:45
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mr|Spike
I removed the dampers completely from the car and...

I removed the dampers completely from the car and they were 335mm open. The collar is wound a fair way down so the springs are under constant compression. When installed on the car, but the car...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th January 2015, 13:08
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mr|Spike
P.S. sorry, should have asked your name.

P.S. sorry, should have asked your name.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th January 2015, 12:47
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mr|Spike
Thanks for the reply J. What length Protech...

Thanks for the reply J. What length Protech dampers did you go for in the end?

Cheers
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th January 2015, 13:34
Replies: 12
Views: 4,765
Posted By Mr|Spike
I know this was a year ago but any chance they're...

I know this was a year ago but any chance they're still for sale?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th January 2015, 13:32
Replies: 2
Views: 2,598
Posted By Mr|Spike
Hi John, any of this still available?

Hi John, any of this still available?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th January 2015, 12:53
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mr|Spike
Additional to this, is anyone selling any...

Additional to this, is anyone selling any standard rear dampers as I doubt Marlin will exchange mine now, I bought them a very long time ago and only just getting around to fitting them...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st December 2014, 09:57
Replies: 11
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mr|Spike
Damper length

Sorry to go back over old ground. The rear of my EXi sits stupidly low, the open length of my rear dampers eye-to-eye is 335mm.. same as the fronts.

Have Marlin supplied me with four fronts? I've...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th August 2014, 08:56
Replies: 10
Views: 4,261
Posted By Mr|Spike
That is absolutely gutting :'( What sort of...

That is absolutely gutting :'( What sort of figure did the insurance company give you for to write off?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th August 2014, 16:10
Replies: 2
Views: 2,482
Posted By Mr|Spike
Gel coat colours

Hi all,

I tried searching on the forums but it won't let me search for three letter words... does anyone know what the RAL colours are of the standard gel coats? I'm specifically after the orange...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th July 2014, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By Mr|Spike
I'll send you some photos on Facebook chat :) ...

I'll send you some photos on Facebook chat :)

But in case anyone else reads this in the future it's pin C159-14 on the MEMS ECU which goes to pin C170-2 on the Boost Pressure 'Sensor'
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th July 2014, 09:15
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By Mr|Spike
Thanks for the reply. So am I right in...

Thanks for the reply.

So am I right in thinking that, where the RAVE manual refers to a boost pressure 'sensor' it is actually referring to this:

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-PMK10006
...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 8th July 2014, 12:43
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By Mr|Spike
Couple questions for turbo builders

Hi,

Can someone send me a photo of the boost pressure sensor please?

I pulled my T16 engine out of a Rover 600 about 8 years ago, I seem to have lost the sensor and I have no idea what it looks...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 4th July 2014, 12:32
Replies: 8
Views: 2,971
Posted By Mr|Spike
Haha that's ace. Deffo want to take mine to...

Haha that's ace. Deffo want to take mine to France when it's finished!
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd June 2014, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 2,971
Posted By Mr|Spike
I went to Le Mans a couple years ago as a...

I went to Le Mans a couple years ago as a passenger in a VX220. Epic time! what's the furthest anyone has taken their EXi so far in a single trip?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th October 2010, 13:11
Replies: 11
Views: 4,755
Posted By Mr|Spike
Hey all just to let you know I haven't died and I...

Hey all just to let you know I haven't died and I still do own my EXi.. just taken on another project over the past year. I had car problems which left me stranded so I ended up buying an old banger...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th May 2009, 20:47
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By Mr|Spike
Cool, thanks

Cool, thanks
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 16th May 2009, 14:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By Mr|Spike
Fuel pump relay

Am I right in thinking the fuel pump is either on or off.. i.e. it doesn't pump harder as the engine demands more fuel, it just pumps as hard as it can all the time?
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th May 2009, 20:41
Replies: 13
Views: 5,216
Posted By Mr|Spike
Anyone got any idea what flow rate I should aim...

Anyone got any idea what flow rate I should aim for when looking at pumps?

T16 engine

I've seen pumps ranging from 14 litres per minute up to 115 l/m

I guess if the Davies Craig pumps are...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th May 2009, 17:48
Replies: 13
Views: 5,216
Posted By Mr|Spike
And I understand the O Series can provide a...

And I understand the O Series can provide a decent alternator mount for the T Series


Sounds like a good plan then, I will get on with that little lot this weekend :)


Thanks
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 12th May 2009, 16:56
Replies: 13
Views: 5,216
Posted By Mr|Spike
Any suggestions what make of pump to use? In my...

Any suggestions what make of pump to use? In my experience I have found that using parts off mass manufactured cars is best because if (when) the part fails, its easy to find a replacement...

I...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 11th May 2009, 19:55
Replies: 13
Views: 5,216
Posted By Mr|Spike
What experiences have people had with leccy pumps...

What experiences have people had with leccy pumps so far?

Reliable? Efficient?

How do you fit an outlet position to the engine block once the mechanical pump assembly has been removed? (I...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 10th May 2009, 20:41
Replies: 147
Views: 36,498
Posted By Mr|Spike
That looks awesome, and I admire your comfidence!...

That looks awesome, and I admire your comfidence!


I noticed you mentioned a charge cooler. I was going to start a tread about this, I wasn't sure if it had been discussed yet - the search...
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