What did you do to your Marina today?

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by marina12 » Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:24 am

Good pictures- thanks for posting.

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by LORENZO73 » Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:39 am

A very nice show.
Thank you for photos Tony.
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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by ClaytonSpeed » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:30 pm

Took the old gal to a local meet at Moira furnace
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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by MARINAMADBAZ » Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:00 pm

nice evening for it Ben!
me on another road test and a stop for a piccy in the country whilst the sun was shinning!
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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by ScreamingLordStokes » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:38 pm

ClaytonSpeed wrote: Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:30 pm Took the old gal to a local meet at Moira furnace


Wow great place for a car show Ben. Never seen that place before, looks very interesting. Good comparison between the Oldsmobile and the Zephyr.
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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by ScreamingLordStokes » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:42 pm

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me on another road test and a stop for a piccy in the country whilst the sun was shinning!
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Nice pic Barry. Potential brochure shot!

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by SLOW ITAL » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:24 pm

looks like a good day, nice piccys Gil...

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by ScreamingLordStokes » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:05 pm

Popped to my local Homebase today and parked up near this Allegro VDP! What are the chances of that eh?
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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by MARINAMADBAZ » Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:34 pm

nice bl stable mate's
I had an allegro hated the boot space compared to the marina but still a good car!
nice one Tony
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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by marina1300coupe » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:55 am

ScreamingLordStokes wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:05 pm Popped to my local Homebase today and parked up near this Allegro VDP! What are the chances of that eh?
Where I live not much chance, all the local branches of HOMEBASE have closed down.

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by ScreamingLordStokes » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:28 pm

marina1300coupe wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:55 am [quote=ScreamingLordStokes post_id=105540 time=<a href="tel:1600113905">1600113905</a> user_id=1727]
Popped to my local Homebase today and parked up near this Allegro VDP! What are the chances of that eh?
Where I live not much chance, all the local branches of HOMEBASE have closed down.

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I'm not surprised, it is a pretty horrible place, well overpriced in my view. I only go under protest when the Missus wants some plants!

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by Kilroy » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:09 am

Today I removed the incredibly heavy rear axle and springs from my Leyland coupe shell.
It has the Leyland 6 setup with twin leading links to stabilise impending gobs of torque, and the link arms are made of light alloy, but the rest is massively heavy compared to the UK rear axles that I am used to.
So its all going and I will use UK suspension instead.
But here is the cool bit.
Even though this coupe is from 1976, it appears that the mounting points for the link arms are in the same place as the mountings points for the late type rear ASB's are.
They are visible in this photo..

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These have an outer bracket with a captive thread welded through the outer wall of the chassis section, but the bracket wraps right around the inner side as well, so I figure I can drill through the captive thread and through the inner plates and then anchor the late type ASB from the inside out to the captive thread.
This is a great discovery and it has made my day.
Until proven wrong maybe, but I think not... ;)

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by Kilroy » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:20 am

Also today I am fitting my unwanted Leyland 6 suspension into a rotted out UK Mk3 sedan body so that I can fit the Cheviot Turbo mag wheels to it and sell it as a rolling body.
Mainly I want the whole lot to disappear without me having to cut it up for scrap.
However, the mags feature Yokohama A049 road/track rubber and a Ford stud pattern, so I figure they do have some value.
After I strip the interior to furnish my coupe it will hit the market.

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So that's nice...

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by MarinaCoupe » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:18 pm

That’s a win Kilroy.

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Re: What did you do to your Marina today?

Post by MARINAMADBAZ » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:49 pm

automatic gearbox change 25 years overdue on silver Ital
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not marina ital related but being doing a engine swop on an Italian car the last few days aswell!!!
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