Project EXI

The building of a Marlin 5EXi kit car, using a Seat Leon 1.8T 20v Donor

Jul 7 2009

Taking the donor to Marlin

Donor delivery||I have been on contact with Terry at Marlin, and it seems they are ready my Donor,
I am going to let Mark strip the parts I need from it. Anything left over we will try and sell between us, and split the difference. So off to Devon on saturday.


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Jul 21 2009

Looking for a donor....

Been in contact with Mark and Terry @ Marlin, the Audi A3 donor base appears to be very small.
As the Seat Leon and Audi A3 use the same chassis and Engine as an Audi A3, We are going to broaden our search to include these. Seat Leon Cupras come with a 180bhp enigne , which is what is needed for me. And Cupra type R's have a 225bhp Engine.
Im off to see a Cupra 180bhp tonight, so maybe the net is tigthening on the donor......


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Jul 15 2009

Build manual Received

Build CD manual received


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Jul 7 2009

5EXi Ordered

Ive placed my order for modules 1 and 2, Expect to collect End of July or Middle of august


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