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Marlin 5exi builds Calling all you sexi builders....sorry 5exi builders, show us your progress.

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Old 31st October 2005, 23:34
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Default A little teaser - Re-up dated 26/11/05

Here's a little teaser, post your guess's !!

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Old 1st November 2005, 09:48
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Hydraulic clutch conversion?
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Old 1st November 2005, 12:21
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Yep
You Got It In One
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Default Wrong.........I know this one

I was thinking of exactly this myself after the short driveshaft came out of the dif and decided to add a ventilation system to the manual gearbox.

This alteration is not recommended by Marlin (or anyone else for that matter).

As for the answer, this is the new 5EXi -R-A, yes it had to come the automatic version. No doubt soon to be followed by the 5EXi - R-D

Personally I would have just removed the pedal completely, obviously removed after complete assembly then realised you had one pedal too many.

Must ask is it a 4 speed or 5 speed auto you are fitting?

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Old 1st November 2005, 14:19
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Default Re: Wrong.........I know this one

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I was thinking of exactly this myself after the short driveshaft came out of the dif and decided to add a ventilation system to the manual gearbox.

This alteration is not recommended by Marlin (or anyone else for that matter).

As for the answer, this is the new 5EXi -R-A, yes it had to come the automatic version. No doubt soon to be followed by the 5EXi - R-D


Not sure what 5EXI - R -D is but auto. Hmm while your at it make it a 4x4 with winter tyres on!
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Oh John

Diseasal!

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Oh John

Diseasal!

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Must ask is it a 4 speed or 5 speed auto you are fitting?

Regards to all builders

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It's a 6speed manual with a hydrolic clutch concersion...
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Conversion almost finished, looks good but still got to trial test it yet

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looking good... I way of this stage yet but I'll be planning on doing the same thing, have you used the original type -r cylinder.. ?
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Yes
We are going to test it tonight
Will post the outcome sometime this evening if all go well
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Old 4th November 2005, 22:24
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We think it works but with out the engine running it is hard to tell (it is a bit on the heavy side)
Plus it needs to be stiffend a bit
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Default Clutch Pedal Mk2

Here she finally is clutch pedal MK2...

After the first try at the hydrolic clutch conversion it turned out to be far to heavy to have any control over..

We went back to the drawing board and came up with another design , after much head scratching and fettling we finally have come up trumps with a real light and smooth controllable pedal...

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Default clutch

That's a superb looking installation big-fella, I think it should maybe adopted by Marlin. I've been a bit lazy and stuck with cable clutch which is ok but not great (slightly heavy). I think one day I might convert.

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