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by SLOW ITAL
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: New Marina purchase/new Owner
Replies: 15
Views: 736

Re: New Marina purchase/new Owner

Hi Ben, welcome to marina land.... I've got a 1.3 auto that hadn't run for 7 yrs when i bought it. & had a simlar problem. Have you changed the transmission oil ? Mine looked pristine so i didn't drain & refil it, over the 7 years it hadn't been run all the sediment had sunk to the bottom so it look...
by SLOW ITAL
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Forum Closing Unless Donations Cover Costs
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Re: Forum Closing Unless Donations Cover Costs

Ok mine in, sorry its late. keep up the good work. :thumbup:
by SLOW ITAL
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: New club mag is out
Replies: 190
Views: 42523

Re: New club mag is out

Excelent mag as usual guys, nice report on NEC show David,been dying to know how it went etc.
I know how much work you guys put into this event it sounds like you've taken it to another level, sorry i missed it [the first one since 2003]
I'll be back for the next one. Gil.
by SLOW ITAL
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: New Years Good Deed - Help an Ex-Serviceman
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Re: New Years Good Deed - Help an Ex-Serviceman

Been unable to access fast marina till last week , so only just read this
haven't got stuff he needs myself, wish i could help. I take it Andy can't help eigther ?. Gil.
by SLOW ITAL
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: What did you do to your Marina today?
Replies: 2667
Views: 892608

Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Hi Matt/Chris, Yes i'm still here guys, a first for me, i did'nt get lost on the way to the opperating theatre. 10 weeks on from getting my new trunnion fitted im still running it in but its pretty free now Physio done & all signed off, so its gym work now strengthening exercises etc. so i'll be bac...
by SLOW ITAL
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: What did you do to your Marina today?
Replies: 2667
Views: 892608

Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Woke up Gabby after 3 months sleep, With newley charged battery fired up straight away, & after gentle warm up & check over, did bit of M42 just couple juntions to blow cobwebbs out. All behaving as it should & brakes free , then tuck back up . Only 30 miles or so but good to know not getting rusted...
by SLOW ITAL
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: What did you do to your Marina today?
Replies: 2667
Views: 892608

Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Looking good Ben are you going Friday or Saturday any of the other Geoff’s going :-D Only me Dad. Other Geoff’s seem to have retired... shame. We are motoring down on Friday. Ben See you at 10 Ben... :thumbup: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro Oh shame on them lol where are you staying
by SLOW ITAL
Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Starter Motor Replacement
Replies: 35
Views: 4462

Re: Starter Motor Replacement

If you have been swapping starter motors around and that's all you have changed. Remove the starter and see if the engine frees up power outputs of both types of starter are similar. Dave I wondered about that David, Whether the pinion on the new starter had the same number of teeth as the old one ...
by SLOW ITAL
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Understeer:Devon special
Replies: 8
Views: 1923

Re: Understeer:Devon special

Got mine Friday am
Correction Thursday :oops: ,
Very nice too.
Gil.
by SLOW ITAL
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: 1.3 auto kick down cable help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1514

Re: 1.3 auto kick down cable help needed

Been trying to post fotos of kickdown bkt etc but its not working.if i can get an E mail address i'lltry sending to that.
Gil...
by SLOW ITAL
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: 1.3 auto kick down cable help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1514

Re: 1.3 auto kick down cable help needed

I'll try & get some piccy's of carb end later today.
Gil.
by SLOW ITAL
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Mk2 1.8 HL Automatic update
Replies: 387
Views: 78756

Re: Mk2 1.8 HL Automatic update

Well Mick, you have a reconditioned starter with warranty that works ,job done.
You don't need to worry about about its past history, move on to the next job, i'm sure you have lots more to do.
To get mobile,
Gil...
by SLOW ITAL
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Mk2 1.8 HL Automatic update
Replies: 387
Views: 78756

Re: Mk2 1.8 HL Automatic update

Morning Chris, Yeah, still busy with the new place lots of diy, but still following "fast marina"but not every day. So im still around, im booked up for the national (same place as you &Richard ) with Gabby, who went straight through the MOT , with just the a bit of air in the tyres., so ready to go...
by SLOW ITAL
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Mk2 1.8 HL Automatic update
Replies: 387
Views: 78756

Re: Mk2 1.8 HL Automatic update

Mick, As David & Kilroy stated, there is a resistor wire used in some harnesses allowing a low voltage ballast coil to be used. But according to all the wiring diagrams ive seen this didn't start till the mk3 & ltal so wont include your mk2 auto (or mine). They will also have the later starter solen...
by SLOW ITAL
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Morris Marina Forum
Topic: Sad News - Tiny Thornber
Replies: 13
Views: 3765

Re: Sad News - Tiny Thornber

Read of Tiny's passing with deep regret. "Tiny " in name only, a big man in all sences of the word. A stalwart in the club, with the support of his family took on the N E C motor show & lifted it to a new level. Proud to have you as a friend. We'll miss you Mark. Our thoughts with Dawn, Simon & fami...