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Forum: Rover Chat 11-07-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 643
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: 641
Views: 109,074
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: 609
Views: 84,570
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: 310
Views: 34,395
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: 440
Views: 47,125
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: 440
Views: 47,125
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: 2,560
Views: 229,566
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: 2,560
Views: 229,566
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: 895
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: 826
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: 826
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: 826
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: 826
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: 826
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: 2,560
Views: 229,566
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: 35,499
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: 142,761
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
Forum: Other Mini Builds 09-08-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 50,090
Posted By bobjonah
WoW! That turned out nice ! Kudos to you

WoW! That turned out nice !

Kudos to you
Forum: Suzuki Builds 09-08-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 35,499
Posted By bobjonah
While I am here. I have an update re the cam...

While I am here. I have an update re the cam timing. Although I like the lower end grunt that the timing change gave. I do miss the top end power from before. - there may be something to this Vtec...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 09-08-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 35,499
Posted By bobjonah
Hi Dennis: Wilwood 120-6806 calipers with...

Hi Dennis:
Wilwood 120-6806 calipers with 150-8850K pads and SS braided hoses.

9 1/2" diameter Luk Schaffer premium cross drilled. slotted rotors for 1985 Honda Accord. I used these because of...
Forum: Rover Builds 31-07-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 229,566
Posted By bobjonah
Oh My! I do like those. Please post lots of...

Oh My! I do like those. Please post lots of pics.

Bob Jonah
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 28-07-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,591
Posted By bobjonah
I also had a similar problem two years ago. New...

I also had a similar problem two years ago. New drums, new cylinders, new backing plates and adjusters etc. The shoes were just slightly worn, maybe 1/4 gone, and I was out of adjustment. I fitted...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 25-07-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 95,565
Posted By bobjonah
You could try hydrolastic reboumd bumpers - they...

You could try hydrolastic reboumd bumpers - they are taller and may help a bit
Forum: Other Mini Builds 24-07-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,642
Posted By bobjonah
Just google denso wiring diagrams - lots of...

Just google denso wiring diagrams - lots of examples. Basically, the ignition voltage energizes the alternator AND provides voltage to light the light. Then when the alternator starts charging it...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 24-07-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 95,565
Posted By bobjonah
I am thinking that the change in ride height is...

I am thinking that the change in ride height is what improved the bump steer, rather than the springs.

Please keep us informed regarding performance, as I am getting quite pissed with the rubber...
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