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Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th June 2012, 21:06
Replies: 2
Views: 2,245
Posted By GlenSL
Thanks GOO I will take them to the printers...

Thanks GOO

I will take them to the printers to see if he can work with them.

Glen
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 6th June 2012, 18:11
Replies: 2
Views: 2,245
Posted By GlenSL
Switch Symbols

Good evening guys,

Not sure if anyone can help me out here, I am thinking ahead, about my dash. I was wondering if anyone has or knows where to get the switch symbols artwork electronically. I...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th July 2011, 11:27
Replies: 8
Views: 2,782
Posted By GlenSL
Picked up my Donor a couple of weekends ago, 1993...

Picked up my Donor a couple of weekends ago, 1993 325i SE. I have started the strip down, getting the engine out first so I can give it an overhaul while other bits coming off etc. I have put some...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 7th June 2011, 11:04
Replies: 8
Views: 2,782
Posted By GlenSL
Michael, The oil filler cap on an M50 is at...

Michael,

The oil filler cap on an M50 is at the back of the engine I believe, Hope this helps

Glen
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 29th May 2011, 09:13
Replies: 8
Views: 2,782
Posted By GlenSL
Michael Sounds like you are at the same...

Michael

Sounds like you are at the same stage as me, looking for a donor. The advice I have been given is to try and steer clear of the M52 engine as it have a watch dog on the ECU etc and can be...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th May 2011, 19:00
Replies: 3
Views: 2,054
Posted By GlenSL
Sorry Morris, I just replaced the bushes I needed...

Sorry Morris, I just replaced the bushes I needed to with aftermarket from local supplier.

Glen
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 28th April 2011, 10:45
Replies: 20
Views: 6,524
Posted By GlenSL
"Come on you Saints" :eusa_clap:

"Come on you Saints" :eusa_clap:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th April 2011, 11:31
Replies: 20
Views: 6,524
Posted By GlenSL
I am looking to go Sunday too, may well try and...

I am looking to go Sunday too, may well try and find a few of you to introduce myself and have a look at what the finished article should look like

Glen
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th April 2011, 11:23
Replies: 21
Views: 10,017
Posted By GlenSL
Thanks Andy, just one question if you used...

Thanks Andy, just one question if you used lowering springs how did you make them fit at the top as the ones I have will not accomodate the adjusting nut that marlin supply.

Thanks
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th April 2011, 21:16
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By GlenSL
Nigel, That is exactly how mine is, so I...

Nigel,

That is exactly how mine is, so I think I will try the extension.

Thanks for the photos and help

Glen
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th April 2011, 13:40
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By GlenSL
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Hi Robin,

You are right Marlin will do it for you, but I thought I would have a go myself (to help the budget) :icon_smile: I did use the P100 rack and then cut 52mm off it, machined the end to...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 5th April 2011, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By GlenSL
Steering

Nigel,
You mention 'steering rack extensions' in your original post, can I ask what you mean by this and if you have any photos. I have just modified my own rack (according to Marlin manual) and it...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 23rd March 2011, 21:46
Replies: 21
Views: 10,017
Posted By GlenSL
Spring

Hi all, hope you are well, I have spoken to Marlin about sending them my rear springs to cut to length and they told me they are not doing that anymore. So I have to go to plan B, do it yourself!!!...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 8th March 2011, 06:37
Replies: 5
Views: 2,851
Posted By GlenSL
325 or 525??

Hi guys, not sure if I am barking up the wrong tree here but I am hoping someone can shed some light. With regard to engine and gearbox etc is the 525 the same as 325?

Thanks Glen:noidea:
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 17th February 2011, 18:35
Replies: 17
Views: 6,413
Posted By GlenSL
Thanks guys, I am not at that stage yet but like...

Thanks guys, I am not at that stage yet but like to keep my eye open for anything I can use.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 16th February 2011, 19:10
Replies: 17
Views: 6,413
Posted By GlenSL
Radiator

Good evening guys, hope everyone is well, I am just putting a question out there to see if anyone can answer (i am sure there is the knowledge there somewhere). I am building a sportster and was...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 27th January 2011, 21:08
Replies: 21
Views: 10,017
Posted By GlenSL
Thanks chaps, that would be great to know what...

Thanks chaps, that would be great to know what Marlin are planning, appriciate it if you could let me know when you hear anything. I too have a fall back plan with a friend of mine who has a rally...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 24th January 2011, 08:09
Replies: 21
Views: 10,017
Posted By GlenSL
Smile Rear Springs

Good morning all, Hope everyone is doing well. I know this topic has come up before but hope you dont mind answering it again, I am starting to put my rear suspension together and would like to know...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 16th January 2011, 09:55
Replies: 1
Views: 2,363
Posted By GlenSL
Question Steering Rack

Good morning all, been a long time since an update on my build, cold weather had something to do with that!!!!. I was just wondering if any one has altered thier own steering rack? I decided I...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th September 2010, 21:08
Replies: 19
Views: 6,375
Posted By GlenSL
Thanks for all the advice guys, I think I need to...

Thanks for all the advice guys, I think I need to do some more research and probably go for a slightly older donor with the M50 engine, I am assuming that the M50 is not as complicated. I do like a...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 14th September 2010, 11:08
Replies: 19
Views: 6,375
Posted By GlenSL
I am looking to buy another donor car so I can...

I am looking to buy another donor car so I can get the age related plate, I need engine, gearbox, propshaft and driveshfts (it looks like the other guy took a hammer to the ones I have)

As for the...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th September 2010, 20:42
Replies: 19
Views: 6,375
Posted By GlenSL
OK, I am going for a newer donor, '98 323i. I...

OK, I am going for a newer donor, '98 323i. I need to find one as the previous owner sold the engine, gearox and V5 that Marlin had supplied......shame!!

Seems you have beaten me to the front end...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th September 2010, 20:29
Replies: 19
Views: 6,375
Posted By GlenSL
Thanks Peter, it is really good nick like new so...

Thanks Peter, it is really good nick like new so got myself a bargin :roll:

I am ordering my new front hubs and discs this week. I also want to put some new ball joints on as the chassis was not...
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th September 2010, 19:10
Replies: 19
Views: 6,375
Posted By GlenSL
Cool Thanks Patrick, hopefully look as good as yours...

Thanks Patrick, hopefully look as good as yours in a few months. Got a lot of work ahead of me.
Forum: Marlin Sportster, Cabrio, Berlinetta and Roadster builds 13th September 2010, 19:00
Replies: 19
Views: 6,375
Posted By GlenSL
Talking Build Started

Hi all, I have finally started on my Sportster, had some bits to take off before the building could start. Have started a Flikr diary, not much on there yet but its a start. Hopefully the link will...
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