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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 07:15 PM
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Posted By InstantCustard
Search for nimbus heatshield, itís what they make...

Search for nimbus heatshield, itís what they make heatshieldís from, not cheap but it does its job well.
You could ceramic coat the entire exhaust?
Personally I wouldnít worry, my exhaust is...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By InstantCustard
Tyre advice please

I used to drive mine on 48ís in the wet, you obviously canít go mad like you do in the dry but thatís the same with any tire, theyíre not dangerous by any means but they donít perform aswell as a 539...
Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
Looks a decent run Andrew, Iíll join you on the...

Looks a decent run Andrew, Iíll join you on the next one for sure.


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Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 11:04 AM
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Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
Funny you say that, I see far more ďhigh...

Funny you say that, I see far more ďhigh power[emoji1787]Ē A series blowing gaskets than our Kís


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Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
Running lean causes some serious heat which can...

Running lean causes some serious heat which can melt pistons.
Iíd guess the head gasket went pop and all that heat escaped through the void in the gasket and caused a lancing effect and melted the...
Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 08:34 AM
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Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
I guessed too lean and head gasket gone pop. ...

I guessed too lean and head gasket gone pop.
Belter ainít it! Showed it to Alex Boucher and he said itís a 295 head too, most unfortunate.


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 51,739
Posted By InstantCustard
Youíve got a 1.8, I doubt the spline count for a...

Youíve got a 1.8, I doubt the spline count for a Getrag gearbox will be the same as a PG1, I canít answer that question.
You will also need to figure out if you have the Getrag from the ZT or if...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 51,739
Posted By InstantCustard
Can you post a picture up to show us the gearbox?...

Can you post a picture up to show us the gearbox?
Unfortunately if the engine number is missing then I can think of an easy way to identify it without having the head off, thereís a good chance a...
Forum: Rover Chat 14-09-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By InstantCustard
2.5Ē does seem a bit extreme, I only had mine...

2.5Ē does seem a bit extreme, I only had mine made with 2.25Ē with the intentions of making the power Iím hoping for now


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Forum: Rover Chat 14-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By InstantCustard
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2...

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F112677916229

With sound deadening, I would use something that has a mass loaded vinyl incorporated, it will be...
Forum: Rover Chat 14-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By InstantCustard
Thereís someone on eBay that makes them to spec...

Thereís someone on eBay that makes them to spec with baffles inside to help get the decibels down, Iíll see if I can find a link.


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Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 50,067
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíve had this issue in the past when I got a cam...

Iíve had this issue in the past when I got a cam carrier plate muddled up with one from another VVC head and it just jammed up, theyíre machined as a matched pair and wear differently over the years...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 50,067
Posted By InstantCustard
If they skinned the head and itís affected that...

If they skinned the head and itís affected that journal then they skimmed the wrong side!


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Forum: Rover Chat 13-09-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By InstantCustard
On a more serious note, mild steel is usually...

On a more serious note, mild steel is usually quieter than stainless steel exhausts, use aluminised steel if you want it to last longer than regular steel, basically, the longer and wider your mid...
Forum: Rover Chat 13-09-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíve discovered that fitting Jenveys...

Iíve discovered that fitting Jenveys significantly reduces the amount of exhaust noise I can hear!


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Forum: Rover Builds 13-09-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,413
Posted By InstantCustard
I agree, I told Andrew I didnít think it was...

I agree, I told Andrew I didnít think it was required in a RWD application because the balance shift on hard acceleration puts weight onto the drive wheels and the only reason why heíd want a diff in...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-09-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 784
Posted By InstantCustard
Sounds really strange, would love to have heard...

Sounds really strange, would love to have heard that


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Forum: Rover Builds 12-09-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,413
Posted By InstantCustard
Has a 23 degree helix angle ...

Has a 23 degree helix angle
https://shop.quaife.co.uk/lotus-elise-mgf-k-series-quaife-atb-helical-lsd-differential


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Forum: Rover Builds 12-09-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,413
Posted By InstantCustard
As Iíve mentioned to Andrew, Quaife actually make...

As Iíve mentioned to Andrew, Quaife actually make a diff which is designed for rear engined cars like the Elise etc.


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Forum: Rover Chat 11-09-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By InstantCustard
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180911/b18e6ece...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180911/b18e6ece630cbfe7c248337a5b2a305a.jpg


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Forum: Rover Chat 11-09-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By InstantCustard
Is it the smallest Denso? Sent from my...

Is it the smallest Denso?


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Forum: Rover Builds 11-09-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180911/6c357d44...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180911/6c357d44abbdd4fca1aeff246c2e9a14.jpg
I personally can see it better in this one, I took the liberty of enhancing it and highlighting it.


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Forum: Rover Builds 11-09-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
Thought so, so itís not going to be able to...

Thought so, so itís not going to be able to pivot.


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Forum: Rover Builds 11-09-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,613
Posted By InstantCustard
Doesnít it sit on and travel with the top arm? ...

Doesnít it sit on and travel with the top arm?


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Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 11-09-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 323
Posted By InstantCustard
Saw an electric motor that had been married up to...

Saw an electric motor that had been married up to a PG1 gearbox and fitted into an MGF frame a while back on eBay.
I did consider it but the controller and batteries would be crazy to get any real...
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