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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 09:11 PM
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Posted By gadget555
Good man! that's the spirit ;-)

Good man! that's the spirit ;-)
Forum: Honda Chat Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 67
Posted By gadget555
Like OZ says there are a couple of bolts or bolt...

Like OZ says there are a couple of bolts or bolt holes on the bulkhead and also in the cross member that you can put and earth strap or decent size wire (battery cable size) then bolt direct to the...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By gadget555
I think I've read somewhere that people have used...

I think I've read somewhere that people have used Audi boot hinges as well? but I can't find a link at the moment.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By gadget555
If you could make it the more the merrier! but if...

If you could make it the more the merrier! but if you can't I'm sure that another run can be arranged plus we can give feed back on what this one was like :-) I have posted it to the Aberdeen mini...
Forum: Honda Chat 19-02-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 109
Posted By gadget555
Have a look hear might give you an idea. ...

Have a look hear might give you an idea.

http://roguese7ens.com/products/?page_id=43
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-02-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By gadget555
Right guy's an gall's as Easter gets ever nearer...

Right guy's an gall's as Easter gets ever nearer we have been going through some itinerary's and have come up with a clockwise route that seem's to work for distance travelled against time taken....
Forum: Rover Chat 18-02-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By gadget555
Mines got the 170 race ecu but only made 165 bhp...

Mines got the 170 race ecu but only made 165 bhp on the rollers :-( a few issues that I know I possibly have so I might be able to get a few more pony's out of it after I've finished. :-)
Forum: Honda Chat 18-02-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By gadget555
I and a few other rover guys use the standard...

I and a few other rover guys use the standard mini rad with 10" fans and they have been alright in cooling even on track days and the drag strip.
...
Forum: Rover Chat 17-02-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By gadget555
When you say "black" do you mean black plastic...

When you say "black" do you mean black plastic with vvc on it or the black alloy painted vvc manifold? then yes you can. Just careful is you engine a mems 2 or mems 3 as they have different size...
Forum: Rover Chat 17-02-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By gadget555
A set of throttle bodies are a good alternative...

A set of throttle bodies are a good alternative ;-)
Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,820
Posted By gadget555
Cheers Dan, It was a bit of a task, I hope it is...

Cheers Dan, It was a bit of a task, I hope it is worth it? just a few other jobs I need to do before it's ready for the North coast 500 with Andy, change the crown wheel & pinion, gearbox seals, rear...
Forum: Rover Builds 14-02-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,820
Posted By gadget555
Well after loosing a day an half coming back to...

Well after loosing a day an half coming back to day mode after 2 weeks of nights I managed to get a bit more time on the mini exhaust, I thought it would be easier with only having the secondary's to...
Forum: For Sale 13-02-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By gadget555
DSN Classic sale

Just seen this on my slapper book feed,

13 February 2019 at 17:35

- Trade Price Clearance Sale - *£100,000 of Mini & Minor stock at discounted prices* After 26 years we have decided to stop...
Forum: Rover Chat 13-02-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By gadget555
The mems 2 engines run a cream injector and the...

The mems 2 engines run a cream injector and the "160" engine runs blue injectors, the cream injectors have a slightly higher flow rate than the blue ones. I asked K-maps if it was worth changing to...
Forum: Honda Chat 07-02-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By gadget555
Keep it! you'd be kicking yourself later if you...

Keep it! you'd be kicking yourself later if you sold it as someone has already done the hard work by doing the conversion. Mini's love to throw these little problems up now and again! ;-)
Forum: Rover Chat 05-02-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By gadget555
Are you able to put some photos up? then we might...

Are you able to put some photos up? then we might be able to get a better idea! it may help in the future if you need to replace a wheel bearing or something.
Forum: Rover Chat 04-02-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By gadget555
What he said above, ZS front hubs won't fit on a...

What he said above, ZS front hubs won't fit on a MGF/TF/Metro arms totally different design.
MG ZS.
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID003096

Metro/MGF/TF front hub....
Forum: Wanted 03-02-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By gadget555
The chances are if you do find a cheap Autoplas...

The chances are if you do find a cheap Autoplas louver, there will be a reason it's cheap! there are some small plastic tabs that are used to attach it to your rear window and these snap off and make...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 28-01-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By gadget555
Pm'd you!

Pm'd you!
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 28-01-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By gadget555
Sorry not yet as it was my 50th birthday party at...

Sorry not yet as it was my 50th birthday party at the weekend so have been a bit out of it. I'll try and get in there to night between the snow showers or tomorrow.
Forum: Rover Builds 25-01-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,820
Posted By gadget555
1 & 4 now tig welded on, 2 & 3 tacked in place...

1 & 4 now tig welded on, 2 & 3 tacked in place and dropped off at the black smith's to be welded up, I'll pick it up in the morning. Just ordered the 1.3/4" secondary's, collector, flexi, lambda...
Forum: Rover Chat 25-01-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By gadget555
I know I've done mine, remove from the top add to...

I know I've done mine, remove from the top add to the bottom and it makes the throttle less of an on off switch like Geachy says. Just had me a little confused there :-)
Forum: Rover Chat 25-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By gadget555
There's a little confusion here! I thought you...

There's a little confusion here! I thought you cut it from the top and add to the bottom? where as Andy say's to cut from the bottom and add to the top? I'll check my car later and report back after...
Forum: Rover Chat 24-01-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By gadget555
The best I can do is from the Watsons build you...

The best I can do is from the Watsons build you car dvd that they sell, you need to cut and 1" out of the top of the pedal (above the pivot bracket) then cut the lower part of the pedal and add that...
Forum: Rover Builds 23-01-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,820
Posted By gadget555
Started making my stainless manifold, it's a work...

Started making my stainless manifold, it's a work in progress. Mocked and tacked 1 & 4 up to try and get the angle's something right, 4 seems to be in a good place but I'll have to re do no 1 and...
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