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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 15th May 2021, 17:06
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By AndyDane
Brake light wiring

Anyone know off the top of their head what colour the brake light wiring is on a Sportster with Marlin loom?
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th March 2021, 20:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By AndyDane
Just looked at your pics again and doesn't look...

Just looked at your pics again and doesn't look like your uprights are thecsame as mine, is yours not an E36 front suspension?
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 18th March 2021, 10:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By AndyDane
Good write up as usual Patrick, I have a similar...

Good write up as usual Patrick, I have a similar very jury rigged setup with a U Clamp holding the original stays in place but looks like the welds on those have failed again.

Can I ask what...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th July 2013, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 2,155
Posted By AndyDane
Dodgy wiring

Anyone got any top tips for diagnosing an indicator relay going at double speed with only the rear light flashing?

Ta
Andy
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd July 2013, 22:50
Replies: 54
Views: 17,458
Posted By AndyDane
Glad it helped Nigel. did your wing stays have...

Glad it helped Nigel. did your wing stays have that triangular end plate on when you got them or is that your own addition?

I've just had one of mine welded to include a bracing end plate like...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 28th March 2012, 14:53
Replies: 57
Views: 22,202
Posted By AndyDane
peter - have you had a chance to assess the new...

peter - have you had a chance to assess the new radiator yet?

I'm running an old 316 rad in mine and it can't really cope with the 325 M50 under the bonnet.

Have seen a few like yours opn ebay...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 12th March 2012, 21:36
Replies: 12
Views: 4,983
Posted By AndyDane
Exclamation Spare hub bought and delivered. Started angle...

Spare hub bought and delivered. Started angle grinding the excess off and managed to set fire to the bench!!!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th March 2012, 22:22
Replies: 12
Views: 4,983
Posted By AndyDane
I was struggling to find m12 studding of the same...

I was struggling to find m12 studding of the same pitch (1.5) as standard wheel nuts without paying a fortune...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th March 2012, 22:16
Replies: 12
Views: 4,983
Posted By AndyDane
Cheers GOO, that does look simple and effective. ...

Cheers GOO, that does look simple and effective.

Will pull a wheel off to see what my hubs look like as I have the E36 with 5 studs but the principle should be the same.

Cheers also Mike, I was...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th March 2012, 21:23
Replies: 12
Views: 4,983
Posted By AndyDane
Mounting the spare wheel

Anyone got any simple methods for mounting the spare wheel? I haven't got the spare wheel cover and wasn't going to either so the spare wheel needs to be held on the rear tub.

I've got a spare BMW...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th April 2011, 12:39
Replies: 21
Views: 9,909
Posted By AndyDane
ummm.... I haven't got an adjusting nut... or if...

ummm.... I haven't got an adjusting nut... or if I have I've not put it together properly!

The top of my spring literally fits round the bottom of the roll bar tubing...

Andy
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th April 2011, 07:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,586
Posted By AndyDane
I haven't got the Marlin one either - I've used 2...

I haven't got the Marlin one either - I've used 2 flat strips and riveted them to the inside of the bumper bars and then bent them to follw behind the bumpers - can't quite remember how I attached...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th April 2011, 21:00
Replies: 21
Views: 9,909
Posted By AndyDane
Mines an E36 and I shortened my own springs using...

Mines an E36 and I shortened my own springs using excessive heat. It passed the SVA at the time but then failed an MOT the following year. I got some standard lowering springs for mine off ebay at...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th April 2011, 20:53
Replies: 20
Views: 6,450
Posted By AndyDane
I wouldn't worry, if I go it will be 3 years...

I wouldn't worry, if I go it will be 3 years without paint for me. oh, and 3 years without fitting a spare wheel, sorting out an expansion tank, finishing the "boot", filling in the holes where I...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th April 2011, 20:48
Replies: 502
Views: 105,537
Posted By AndyDane
really impressed with the hard work you've put in...

really impressed with the hard work you've put in and the results you've achieved. That wood is really good looking

Andy
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 26th April 2011, 18:32
Replies: 54
Views: 17,458
Posted By AndyDane
I've had a problem with my E36 based wing stays...

I've had a problem with my E36 based wing stays as well. The problem on the E36 version is that the wingstay bolts to the upright with a piece of angle at the bottom. The 2 bolts that hold it on...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd May 2010, 20:09
Replies: 40
Views: 11,950
Posted By AndyDane
Have just refitted the grille and washed the...

Have just refitted the grille and washed the marlin, even gave the bonnet a slight polish so if the weathers good we'll be there tomorrow trying to win the award for "Most Unfinished Sportster on the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th March 2010, 21:00
Replies: 40
Views: 11,950
Posted By AndyDane
planning to go as it's only 20 odd miles away and...

planning to go as it's only 20 odd miles away and my parents live half way and make good babysitters!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 15th September 2009, 21:53
Replies: 5
Views: 7,885
Posted By AndyDane
Unhappy Expansion Tank

OK, I admit it - I know nothing about engines and cars!!

I would have thought fitting an expansion tank would be simple..... but google is not my friend any more...

Do I need an expansion tank...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 1st July 2009, 21:54
Replies: 23
Views: 7,200
Posted By AndyDane
Hows the tonneau going Robin?

Hows the tonneau going Robin?
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 25th June 2009, 23:02
Replies: 23
Views: 7,200
Posted By AndyDane
Would be keen to hear your results - I bought one...

Would be keen to hear your results - I bought one over the winter from Marlin not thinking that it needs to be warm when fitting else it will sag.

I asked about the cutout and Mark told me I need...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 25th June 2009, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 3,719
Posted By AndyDane
Mine isn't tethered but as the car keys are...

Mine isn't tethered but as the car keys are attached to it to unlock it I'm unlikely to lose it!!
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 2nd May 2009, 15:03
Replies: 14
Views: 4,088
Posted By AndyDane
Sundays our plan too - 2pm sounds like a plan -...

Sundays our plan too - 2pm sounds like a plan - hope it's good enough.... no hood, no wipers, no tonneau...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th April 2009, 22:16
Replies: 7
Views: 2,804
Posted By AndyDane
Not sure to be honest - the driest day usually......

Not sure to be honest - the driest day usually...

I live close enough to be flexible but if they're both the same it'll be the Sunday - my folks are looking after the kids whilst we're at...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 22nd April 2009, 21:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,793
Posted By AndyDane
I just fitted some aftermarket springs to mine to...

I just fitted some aftermarket springs to mine to get it through the MOT - back of the cars shot up an inch or 2 - haven't decided what to do yet as shorter springs feel like they'd "fall out" of the...
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