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Forum: Suzuki Builds 02-01-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 576
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Posted By bobjonah
Oh, so the magnets basically hold themselves ,...

Oh, so the magnets basically hold themselves , and the super glue, or epoxy, just keeps them in place ? I never would have thought of that!

Cheers
Forum: Suzuki Builds 02-01-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 106,737
Posted By bobjonah
This is a bit off topic, but in your post #497,...

This is a bit off topic, but in your post #497, how did you attach the magnets for the speed sensor?
Forum: Suzuki Builds 27-12-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 106,737
Posted By bobjonah
I think that they are held in place by the main...

I think that they are held in place by the main bearing cap, so you may be able to roll them out without removing the crank. Worth taking a look if you can.

Good Luck
Forum: Suzuki Builds 27-12-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 106,737
Posted By bobjonah
Did you check the thrust bearings on #3 journal ?

Did you check the thrust bearings on #3 journal ?
Forum: Suzuki Chat 26-12-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By bobjonah
I agree with you that it is not wanted at high...

I agree with you that it is not wanted at high speed. I only need it at start an when parking etc.. That is why the speed sensitivity option gets my attention.

Can the variable resistor not turn...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 26-12-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By bobjonah
Epas

Hi Guys:

I am considering adding electric power steering. The one that catches my attention is the "Microsteer" by DC Electronics.

Does anybody have any experience with this kit ? Or, any other...
Forum: Rover Builds 19-10-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,744
Posted By bobjonah
I went with Grote # 90941-5 7" LED headlamps....

I went with Grote # 90941-5 7" LED headlamps. They were the only ones, other than "Trucklites", that were available locally. I had to go to a truck accessory store to find them, as there are very few...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 28-09-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By bobjonah
I spent a bit of time with a mini grinder, and...

I spent a bit of time with a mini grinder, and made my standard cast manifold look a lot better. I then had it ceramic coated. End result is that it fits, looks great and performs very well, with the...
Forum: Rover Chat 11-07-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,716
Posted By bobjonah
As mentioned before, have you checked the pipes...

As mentioned before, have you checked the pipes on the master cyl ? The top ( small bore ) goes to the front brakes, and the lower ( large bore ) goes to the rear.
If reversed, you will not be able...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 30-03-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 116,606
Posted By bobjonah
Looks Awesome But on a trailer really? ...

Looks Awesome But on a trailer really?


Cheers
Forum: Rover Builds 15-03-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 104,953
Posted By bobjonah
I live in a world of snow and salt, so I fill all...

I live in a world of snow and salt, so I fill all of my sockets and plugs with dielectric grease - never have a problem .
Forum: Honda Builds 15-03-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 41,845
Posted By bobjonah
Interesting rear arms! They look very sturdy -...

Interesting rear arms! They look very sturdy - did you make them ? What are the inside flanges for ?
Forum: Rover Builds 15-03-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,744
Posted By bobjonah
I put 10" rotors from 1985 Honda Accord and 4 pot...

I put 10" rotors from 1985 Honda Accord and 4 pot Wilwood calipers with SS braided hoses on mine, and it is almost like having boosted brakes. Just touch the pedal and you are stopping - harder you...
Forum: Rover Builds 11-03-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,744
Posted By bobjonah
Yes, minis are superb in snow. A mate and I...

Yes, minis are superb in snow.
A mate and I drove an 850 from Moncton,New Brubswick to Jasper Alberta Canada in February 1971, one of the epic snow years for Canada. Over 5500 Km back then, and we...
Forum: Rover Builds 25-02-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 266,339
Posted By bobjonah
I stuffed foam rubber pieces around the hoses and...

I stuffed foam rubber pieces around the hoses and cables to protect them, then shot expanding foam into the bulkhead to completely fill it ( protect your carpets ), trimmed off the escaped bits and...
Forum: Rover Builds 24-02-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 266,339
Posted By bobjonah
Another huge source of engine noise is the...

Another huge source of engine noise is the horizontal bulkhead below the dash. It is hollow and has lots of holes in it. If you can fill it and seal all of the holes, both inside the car and in the...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 20-02-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By bobjonah
Mine is still working great, and I continue to do...

Mine is still working great, and I continue to do small improvements. I am currently restoring the wood dash, and am NOT happy with how it is turning out, so it may become a FUTURE project as well....
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 06-06-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobjonah
I just tried a 1.5 volt battery in series with...

I just tried a 1.5 volt battery in series with the VSS, and it does not register any change when spinning it, so that tells me it will not be suitable. I will get a proper sender from Caerbont.
...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 06-06-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobjonah
That's the thing, I don't know what the output...

That's the thing, I don't know what the output is. It has only two wires - one to ground and the other to the CPU. I think it has a reed switch which opens and closes as the magnet rotates past it....
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 05-06-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobjonah
Hi Tamer: Thanks for the suggestion - I am...

Hi Tamer:

Thanks for the suggestion - I am guessing that it would be expensive.
Caerbont is selling direct to me, as there is no local distribution in eastern canada, so I have a price that I...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 01-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobjonah
Yes, that is the one, but they are quite vague as...

Yes, that is the one, but they are quite vague as to what sensor I need to fit.

My Suzuki speedo has a cable driven vehicle speed sensor ( VSS ) on the back of it. I am hoping that this would be...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 01-06-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobjonah
Electronic Speedometer

a while back, there were discussions regarding electronic speedometers. Particularly a Smiths one made by" Caerbont, but I can't find the thread.
Has anybody purchased one? Does it work well ?
I...
Forum: Rover Builds 17-09-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 266,339
Posted By bobjonah
I'm thinking "Gun Shop" - now that won't be too...

I'm thinking "Gun Shop" - now that won't be too hard to find in a nice little country like England.
So, I googled it. Google found 3,660,000 hits in just 0.58 seconds - your secret seems safe for now
Forum: Suzuki Builds 21-08-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 37,689
Posted By bobjonah
I won't have a chance for a couple of weeks, but...

I won't have a chance for a couple of weeks, but I will post some as soon as I can

Cheers
Forum: Honda Builds 19-08-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 147,231
Posted By bobjonah
Hi Jeff Yes, sad to see it go. You have done...

Hi Jeff

Yes, sad to see it go. You have done such a remarkable job on this, that I am sure it will find a new home.

Good luck in your new venture

Cheers
Bob Jonah
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