Tagged: Fuel issues

NTD890C

Marvin is alive (for the 99th time and then again not)

Well crossed fingers Marvin is fixed, well the fuel system anyways. I eneded up replacing all the metal fuel lines from front to back, and then tried to start and drive the car once more. Over the last few months its been 300 yards or a mile then the car...

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Yet more work on Marvin

Right I had a play with the two suggested issues on Marvin, its not the rocker cover blocking up and over pressurising the crank case….. I took the pipe off and watched the little puffs of smoke so its not blocked up. I warmed the engine up nice and easy,...

Marvin isnt that good

Seems Marvin starts on the nail each time now, which is rather nice now, but still not taken him for the all important 5 mile drive yet. will do that this weekend. We (as in me me Adrian Millar of the owners club and Dave my mechanic) all agree it...

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Marvin seems to be alive!

Well having decided that I needed a few days off work (un offically with the excuse of illness) to re charge my batteries, I thought I would use some of the time to look again at Marvin. Now I have no idea what I did but he seems to start...

More attempts to get Marvin sorted

Marvin has come back to life… I took off the NOS carb and put a CD150 from another engine, and it fired up straight away. Tonight I celebrate a victory (maybe short lived who knows?)

Marvins Last hope for Billing

Its today or never!! Marvin came back from the garage on Friday, after having the new rear crossmember fitted, which is good, as its a ncie strong Van crossmember so a better ride all around. I also had the exhaust looked at , it used to bang on the floor,...