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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd May 2013, 12:47
Replies: 7
Views: 3,240
Posted By grant620
Saw this car in the flesh yesterday. Looks...

Saw this car in the flesh yesterday.
Looks great. Credit to the builder (John)!
Forum: General chatter 3rd September 2008, 11:27
Replies: 0
Views: 1,910
Posted By grant620
Track Day This Saturday - spare pass -Silverstone

Hiya.
I've got a track day booked for this Saturday at Silverstone - the Pre Trax Track Day:
http://www.traxshows.co.uk/redline_track_day.html
Unfortunately I can't make it now, so I have the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 29th April 2008, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 3,595
Posted By grant620
I think John is now selling this complete with a...

I think John is now selling this complete with a standard T16 Turbo engine...
So it will be legal, ready to drive, etc...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th February 2008, 23:39
Replies: 0
Views: 2,155
Posted By grant620
Rover K16 / T16 Solid lifters

Hi
Got a set of T16 Solid lifters here which have been used, but are mint (no internal moving parts!)
These are Piper and cost 358 + VAT per set new with a single set of shims.
Looking for 260...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 22nd January 2008, 22:34
Replies: 0
Views: 7,013
Posted By grant620
Rover K series VVC Engine for sale - forged pistons

Hi
Engine for sale again...
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320210916198&ih=011&category=10414&ssPageName=STORE:PROMOBOX:NEWLIST#GALLERY
Now got a reconned head.
Good for...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th December 2007, 22:12
Replies: 0
Views: 1,984
Posted By grant620
Gizzmo electronics...

Hi all
We have just negotiated the exclusive rights to distribute the Gizzmo range of electronics in the UK.

The Boost controllers will be of special interest to some of you!
159 for a multi...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th November 2007, 19:23
Replies: 4
Views: 2,658
Posted By grant620
Sold

Sold
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th November 2007, 09:16
Replies: 4
Views: 2,658
Posted By grant620
Hi. You would need to replace the pistons and...

Hi. You would need to replace the pistons and rods unfortunately.
Would also need a replacement management system (DTA, Autronic, etc.)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 17th November 2007, 13:53
Replies: 4
Views: 2,658
Posted By grant620
T28 Hybrid for sale

Hi
Here's one for the Rover Turbo boyos
I have here a newly reconned T28
It has been based around T25 covers, so looks stock, but houses larger wheels etc.
It made just over 300hp on a customers...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 13th November 2007, 23:13
Replies: 2
Views: 2,596
Posted By grant620
Email me on grant@gb-ent.com May well be able...

Email me on grant@gb-ent.com
May well be able to help.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd November 2007, 19:03
Replies: 10
Views: 4,069
Posted By grant620
It is SVA compliant as long as it's used with the...

It is SVA compliant as long as it's used with the optional lighting unit (then it's called the 3950).
This unit is fitted as standard to a few kit cars that are factory built (Spire is one)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 2nd November 2007, 00:32
Replies: 10
Views: 4,069
Posted By grant620
You considered the Acewell Dash? I use this...

You considered the Acewell Dash?
I use this one:
http://www.quadtech.co.uk/?section_id=22400&product_id=276
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 26th September 2007, 20:07
Replies: 0
Views: 2,112
Posted By grant620
Immobiliser removal

Hi
Just noticed these on Ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ROVER-100-200-400-600-800-IMMOBILISER-FIX_W0QQitemZ180160175830QQihZ008QQcategoryZ10414QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Don't know if that...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 23rd September 2007, 00:47
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By grant620
Somewhere -at an auction - there will be a cat C...

Somewhere -at an auction - there will be a cat C 216 up for sale soon.
It belonged to my in-laws...
Engine has recently had a lot of work (by me) and the car is totally sound apart from the smashed...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 1st September 2007, 22:38
Replies: 40
Views: 11,012
Posted By grant620
As per emails mate - I hope it's all ok. Good...

As per emails mate - I hope it's all ok.
Good luck with it.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 25th August 2007, 10:47
Replies: 10
Views: 3,497
Posted By grant620
Just to give a little bit of advice... I've...

Just to give a little bit of advice...
I've been out at Coombe when there were 10 cars on track and it felt empty.
I'd say that it would be better to get more people out and allow more sessions or...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 30th July 2007, 00:37
Replies: 15
Views: 3,963
Posted By grant620
OK, do the maths. You will have no more force...

OK, do the maths.
You will have no more force per sq cm by increasing the contact patch as the same mass will be pushing on the tyre, but spread over a larger surface area.
This means, no more...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st July 2007, 18:59
Replies: 15
Views: 3,963
Posted By grant620
You are saying that a 230 slick with the same...

You are saying that a 230 slick with the same force applied to it will have more grip than a 190 slick?
If so, go back and re-read your physics text books...
Force, area, pressure, etc
What I'm...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 21st July 2007, 17:01
Replies: 15
Views: 3,963
Posted By grant620
Don't take this the wrong way... But you do...

Don't take this the wrong way...
But you do know that you won't have any more grip with wider rubber don't you?
9" is excessive.
You will not get heat into the tyres at the right rate and your...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 24th June 2007, 00:19
Replies: 25
Views: 7,341
Posted By grant620
Rover mapped the ECU's very very very...

Rover mapped the ECU's very very very conservatively.
so much so that you can *just* get away with a 1.4ECU on a 1.8!!!

It will KNOW how much airflow there is as a result of air pressure and...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th June 2007, 01:22
Replies: 17
Views: 4,502
Posted By grant620
Having lived in Durham - I'm sure you are lying. ...

Having lived in Durham - I'm sure you are lying.
In June, the ice starts to melt
In July you get daylight after 12pm
In August ice forms again ;)
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 20th June 2007, 00:53
Replies: 25
Views: 7,341
Posted By grant620
I disagree He alredy has all the 1.6 parts, so...

I disagree
He alredy has all the 1.6 parts, so putting a 1.8 in from the point of view of a bottom end is a good thing. No need to buy new ECU, box. clutch etc.
ECU will deal with it easily. It...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 19th June 2007, 14:08
Replies: 25
Views: 7,341
Posted By grant620
Engine mounts on the body will be the same...

Engine mounts on the body will be the same whether 1.6 or 1.8, but the mounts on the box itself would be different IF you switched to a PG1.
As per the otehr comment - you would also need to use...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th June 2007, 22:27
Replies: 25
Views: 7,341
Posted By grant620
1800 will mate to the R65 no probs. Fancy a...

1800 will mate to the R65 no probs.
Fancy a forged 1800 bottom end? I have a short block with forged pistons, balanced crank and rods kicking around...
Can mate your head to it - just have your...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 18th June 2007, 22:20
Replies: 41
Views: 11,116
Posted By grant620
I won't say I told you so ;)

I won't say I told you so ;)
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