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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 19th October 2021, 09:58
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Posted By MartinClan
As I am a bit of an anorak I bought a copy of the...

As I am a bit of an anorak I bought a copy of the Haynes manual for the Talbot Sunbeam - just to find out a little more about the engine and drive train. I discovered a couple of interesting facts....
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th October 2021, 15:03
Replies: 30
Views: 2,877
Posted By MartinClan
Don't forget Imp engines were fitted on a slant....

Don't forget Imp engines were fitted on a slant. You may find the carbs are at the wrong angle if on an upright engine.
Cheers Robin
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th October 2021, 09:26
Replies: 30
Views: 2,877
Posted By MartinClan
Good spot. I have been searching Ebay with no...

Good spot. I have been searching Ebay with no result. I must revise my search criteria.

But as you say. Rather optimistically priced especially as the condition is unknown. Would you mind sharing...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th October 2021, 18:12
Replies: 30
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Posted By MartinClan
Hi Mick Have you made any progress checking if...

Hi Mick
Have you made any progress checking if it will fit OK? I am now quite keen to go this root myself - should I ever be able to find a suitable engine and gearbox...

Cheers, Robin
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th August 2021, 17:32
Replies: 30
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Posted By MartinClan
A great find! I have also dreamed about a...

A great find! I have also dreamed about a Coventry Climax engine.
I have been thinking about alternatives to the old B engine which is awfully heavy. So far everything I have come up with has been...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th August 2021, 20:39
Replies: 30
Views: 2,877
Posted By MartinClan
The uprated Trunions are available from the...

The uprated Trunions are available from the Marina Owners Club. They are quite expensive but cheaper if you join the club first.
Cheers Robin
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th August 2021, 11:29
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Views: 2,877
Posted By MartinClan
Good luck. As you may have seen on the Vintage...

Good luck. As you may have seen on the Vintage and Classic Roadster section I am doing the same. Mine is also Marina based with the 1.8TC engine.
Biggest issue so far were the front uprights and...
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