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Forum: Rover Builds Today, 08:10 AM
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Thatís a dim dip resistor, the later cars had a...

Thatís a dim dip resistor, the later cars had a resistor and relay to take the strain off the switchgear.


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Forum: Rover Chat 17-02-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 139
Posted By InstantCustard
Not the best pic Iím...

Not the best pic Iím afraid!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190217/d1647d30d343d9a69a3af4f358059f60.jpg


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Forum: Rover Chat 17-02-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By InstantCustard
I maybe should have mentioned that was painted...

I maybe should have mentioned that was painted with wrinkle finish paint!
It definitely wasnít perfectly smooth though.
Iím just thinking back a bit and I painted another one for Garv and used...
Forum: Rover Chat 17-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 139
Posted By InstantCustard
It has a rough finish but could be sanded...

It has a rough finish but could be sanded smoothhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190217/43ecad1e0c758dadc99637403fe9fac4.jpg


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Forum: Rover Chat 17-02-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 139
Posted By InstantCustard
I swapped the black alloy VVC one for a later...

I swapped the black alloy VVC one for a later plain one, as far as I can remember, the hole for the MAP sensor was bigger so the MEMS2 MAP sensor didnít seal so I had to put a bit of sealant...
Forum: Rover Builds 16-02-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 119
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Posted By InstantCustard
Donít seem to have much of an issue with mine,...

Donít seem to have much of an issue with mine, still sits in the centre of the hole and doesnít push towards the passenger side, probably down to engine position.
It might just mean having to put...
Forum: Rover Builds 16-02-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,694
Posted By InstantCustard
Hopefully that will arrive today, itís on itís...

Hopefully that will arrive today, itís on itís way anyhow!
Can you get a feel for how little movement there is compared to a normal?


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Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 09:43 AM
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Posted By InstantCustard
Iím quite pleased to see a little bit here and a...

Iím quite pleased to see a little bit here and a little bit there get done, itís much more than what was being done previously!
In all fairness, once Iíve stone-chipped the bottom, the rear subframe...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 09:23 AM
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Posted By InstantCustard
One side fully built up, Iíve used the old tie...

One side fully built up, Iíve used the old tie bars and bottom arms for now, I was considering getting some Force Racing Ti ones but current circumstances just donít allow it, Iíll sort that in the...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,752
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíd imagine it will be less restrictive than the...

Iíd imagine it will be less restrictive than the old exhaust so should be worthwhile, Itíll last you a lifetime though and continue looking good.


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Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 308
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Posted By InstantCustard
Looks great Keith! Iím really impressed with how...

Looks great Keith! Iím really impressed with how itís turning out, next time I want an exhaust Iím coming to see you!


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Forum: Rover Builds 14-02-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 119
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Posted By InstantCustard
PM me your address and Iíll get it in the post. ...

PM me your address and Iíll get it in the post.


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Forum: Rover Builds 14-02-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 119
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Posted By InstantCustard
I wouldnít bother with anything like that, if you...

I wouldnít bother with anything like that, if you need a coupling then I do have a spare one you can have, just cover the postage.
I only fitted the MiniSpares one because I get annoyed with the...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 07:53 PM
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Views: 274,150
Posted By InstantCustard
It stops the tie bar hitting the engine...

It stops the tie bar hitting the engine https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190213/91e6da0659cddd61886fbbf2583b34d2.jpg
Bearing in mind thereís no weight on that at the moment


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-02-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By InstantCustard
I actually already bought new cones and bought...

I actually already bought new cones and bought red dots for the front and standard for the rear, however a cheap set of red dot cones came up on the Facebook page and I bought them which is what got...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 12:38 PM
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Posted By InstantCustard
The big bump stop is a competition type bump stop...

The big bump stop is a competition type bump stop from Mini Sport, Iíve actually toyed with swapping it for the hydrolastic progressive type and definitely planning on fitting some to the rear to...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-02-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By InstantCustard
Red Dot Cones All Round Or Just Front?

I canít decide if there would be an advantage of running red dot cones all round or just on the front.
Any thoughts?



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Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 08:32 AM
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Posted By InstantCustard
Iím just glad I managed to do it still without...

Iím just glad I managed to do it still without having to remove the engine.
Iíve fitted red dot cones up front and upgraded the cheap hi-loís for the proper MiniSpares homologated set.
I was going...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 274,150
Posted By InstantCustard
Like an idiot, I was too eager to drop the engine...

Like an idiot, I was too eager to drop the engine place a while back, thinking Iíd be ok to fit the top arms afterwards, well, I made my life very difficult, but I swore at it a few times and got...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,694
Posted By InstantCustard
The quick release thingy is from MiniSpares. ...

The quick release thingy is from MiniSpares.
http://www.minispares.com/product/Classic/MSG13.aspx
Not really necessary but Iím not a fan of the split pin that normally holds the linkage in place....
Forum: Rover Chat 12-02-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By InstantCustard
A 52mm TB is definitely worth while along with a...

A 52mm TB is definitely worth while along with a DECENT enclosed induction kit or a 160 air box with a K&N panel filter will make decent gains by themselves.
Problem is the 52mm Tbís are normally...
Forum: Honda Chat 12-02-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By InstantCustard
Your best bet would be to get a new scuttle and...

Your best bet would be to get a new scuttle and offer it up before you do any cutting, by the looks of things your going to need it and thereís not a great deal of extra metal that goes up the A...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 274,150
Posted By InstantCustard
Here some pics of my gear change, I should...

Here some pics of my gear change, I should mention it doesnít have much throw at all and some folk struggle with the lack of movement, I personally never had an issue with it and when you want a fast...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,694
Posted By InstantCustard
If I remember correctly you only need the brown...

If I remember correctly you only need the brown sensor for the ECU, the other is a sender for the gauge so becomes obsolete.
Iíll get some more pics of my linkage shortly and post them in my build...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,694
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíve seen people use 8mm microbore for fuel lines...

Iíve seen people use 8mm microbore for fuel lines in the past without any issues.

Inlet manifold runs to a tee that runs to the expansion tank and to the radiator overflow.

If your using Mini...
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