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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-04-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,213
Posted By KMG
I had a subframe from Henrik and I am a qualified...

I had a subframe from Henrik and I am a qualified electrician so wiring the Suzuki lump wasn't a problem but it still took me over a year on and off to do my first conversion.I built my second one in...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 06-11-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,563
Posted By KMG
If you are on FB and need a bit of advice on the...

If you are on FB and need a bit of advice on the G10 conversion give John McGee a shout as he has done them before and he is over in the states and may be able to help...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 06-11-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By KMG
I put in an earlier OBP pedal box into my GT and...

I put in an earlier OBP pedal box into my GT and found there was a lot of flex when pushed hard also the dash rail need a lot of support to reduce flex.I was lucky that I had a full cage or there was...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 06-11-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,488
Posted By KMG
Turns out that it was the sprocket wheel making...

Turns out that it was the sprocket wheel making all the racket and luckily enough the bolt had not come out enough to allow the valves to make contact with the pistons.Finally got it back together...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-10-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By KMG
Blackrock,just outside Dundalk.

Blackrock,just outside Dundalk.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-10-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By KMG
Semi synthetic oil on first start

I read elsewhere on the interweb that synthetics should be avoided on first start up as using synthetics will increase the chance of glazing.I am hoping to fire up a newly built G13B this weekend and...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 11-09-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By KMG
First startup

I will hopefully be getting my short block back soon with new pistons,big end bearings and I was wondering is there any way to prime the oil pump before starting and anything else I should do before...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-08-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By KMG
No,G13B Swift engine.

No,G13B Swift engine.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-08-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By KMG
Turbo pistons in an N/A engine

Has anyone ran turbo pistons in an N/A engine.The compression ratio would drop from 10/1 to 8.5/1 so I would be right is saying it would not pull you out of bed unless a turbo was fitted,
Forum: Suzuki Chat 26-07-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,488
Posted By KMG
It appears that the bolt holding the cam belt...

It appears that the bolt holding the cam belt wheel onto the inlet camshaft had worked loose and allowed the belt wheel to rotate a couple of degrees either way but luckily enough not enough for the...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 11-07-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,488
Posted By KMG
Engine parts

While out driving last Sunday,a serious knocking sound started from my estate so I slipped it into neutral and it died.I tried to start it and it would not so I towed it home.I started it Monday...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 26-06-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,277
Posted By KMG
Congrats on getting it road legal,bet it really...

Congrats on getting it road legal,bet it really flies along.
Forum: Wanted 07-05-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By KMG
No cO2 sensor fitted on either of the Swifts I...

No cO2 sensor fitted on either of the Swifts I scrapped to get engine out of.
Forum: Wanted 07-05-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By KMG
It was a way of adjusting the cO2 level at idle...

It was a way of adjusting the cO2 level at idle when there was no lambda sensor fitted.It was common enough in early efi cars and was basically a multi turn variable pot that was connected to the...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 05-05-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By KMG
That's exactly what it is.I took the dash apart...

That's exactly what it is.I took the dash apart on my first conversion to get at it and measured it for reference.It is a 50k ohm multi turn pot so I went to Maplin and the closest they had was a...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 04-05-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,792
Posted By KMG
cO2 adjuster

I put this up in the For sale section as well but I thought it might hit the target audience faster if I put it up here as well:pI am looking for a cO2 adjustment variable resister for my Clubman.The...
Forum: Wanted 04-05-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By KMG
Swift cO2 adjustment resister

I am looking for a cO2 adjustment variable resister for my Clubman.The loom I bought for my second conversion did not have one fitted so the car is running way too rich or if someone can point me in...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 19-01-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 36,301
Posted By KMG
I am using 165/70/10 Falkens on Cooper S reverse...

I am using 165/70/10 Falkens on Cooper S reverse rims.Hope to have the Estate back on the road this month and I have fitted an MPi cluster so I will be able to see exactly the difference between the...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 18-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,329
Posted By KMG
I fitted a 1.3 GLS gearbox onto my Clubman Estate...

I fitted a 1.3 GLS gearbox onto my Clubman Estate and it is a totally different Mini to drive than my Clubman saloon with a GTi gearbox.It does not have the low down torque that the saloon has but...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 22-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,579
Posted By KMG
I took out the stud with an allen key beside the...

I took out the stud with an allen key beside the oil switch and got the loan of a thread gauge.Turns out it is 1/4BSP so I got a 1/4 to 1/8 BSP reducer so that I can use the Minispares pipe to supply...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 21-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,579
Posted By KMG
Oil pressure gauge takeoff

I am planning on putting an oil pressure gauge in my estate and I am going to use the outlet beside the oil pressure switch.Does anyone know the thread size of this takeoff so I can order an...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 08-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,975
Posted By KMG
I looked at the Fiat Cinquecento rad for my GT...

I looked at the Fiat Cinquecento rad for my GT and while it would have fit in it was very close to the outlet manifold to the point I would not have been comfortable with it.Went with a standard Mini...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 23-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 36,301
Posted By KMG
I run both my G13B Minis on 10s and while the GT...

I run both my G13B Minis on 10s and while the GT has the original GTi gearbox 10s make the gearing very low which is great for back roads but painful on motorways.However I fitted a 1.3GLS gearbox to...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 09-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,722
Posted By KMG
Excellent work up cycling the pallets,make sure...

Excellent work up cycling the pallets,make sure to rub some wood preservative into it as that pallet wood is quite soft and rots fast.I am making a set of garden furniture from 5 large cable drums...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 04-09-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 24,177
Posted By KMG
One of my favourite Mini colours and the black...

One of my favourite Mini colours and the black really sets it off although I do have weird taste in Mini colours.
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