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Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 181
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Posted By Yellow
Hi Jack, looks like you're getting this well set...

Hi Jack, looks like you're getting this well set up now. I saw you wrote elsewhere about having a problem with not enough thread on the tie bar to correct the geometry. How did you get round it? And...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 03-11-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Yellow
Tidy conversion. Underfloor heating?! Brilliant....

Tidy conversion. Underfloor heating?! Brilliant. Any of you professional engineers out there hazard a guess at the rough component cost for a home build version if a kit were created?


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Forum: Rover Chat 18-10-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Yellow
Andrew when I started my project the belt was 2...

Andrew when I started my project the belt was 2 years done and you told me it would be due again before I hit the road. I thought you were being rather pessimistic. I'm just glad I didn't do it then...
Forum: Rover Chat 18-10-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Yellow
Ad says 1.4 only. I guess it must for the 1.8 VVC...

Ad says 1.4 only. I guess it must for the 1.8 VVC pulleys too? Only asking as as I need to get one (or do people use 2 so you can lock both ends?)


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Forum: Rover Builds 16-10-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 96,184
Posted By Yellow
Cracking job! I saw this on the day & couldn't...

Cracking job! I saw this on the day & couldn't see it coming this good this quick. Have you managed to get the heel board pulled straight so the back follows the front? Trust you're on the mend too...
Forum: Rover Builds 29-09-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 52,316
Posted By Yellow
HID kits now have very compact wiring kits and...

HID kits now have very compact wiring kits and have come down in price massively. I really rate these - has anyone tried LED vs HID back to back? You can also buy a wide range of HID temperature...
Forum: Rover Builds 24-08-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 96,184
Posted By Yellow
Cheeeeeeeeap! Cracking value these metro frame...

Cheeeeeeeeap! Cracking value these metro frame components


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Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 05-08-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Yellow
Drill/impact driver I bought Makita on...

Drill/impact driver I bought Makita on recommendation of builder friend. Top kit in my experience and with an adapter I use with an impact socket set. Only regret is I was tempted by a cheap ni-cad...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 01-08-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 109,759
Posted By Yellow
Are the jets in the carbs a known quantity?...

Are the jets in the carbs a known quantity? Wondering if the mixture is miles out? Easy start or carb cleaner would rule that one out, aerosol spray straight down the inlet when cranking.

And I...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Yellow
Yes that second one is probably not up to much :)...

Yes that second one is probably not up to much :) I saw one a while ago sold for fitting to the rear subframe. Was a rectangular steel plate with a bolt hole in each corner and a steel bar loop...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Yellow
Or there's this one. Would work with a captive...

Or there's this one. Would work with a captive nut if you could find a suitable place?

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/21A1241.aspx


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Yellow
https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/KPU1001...

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/KPU100160.aspx

Replaces front subframe mounting bolt.


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Forum: Honda Builds 23-07-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,694
Posted By Yellow
I had a mk2 cooper years ago on hydrolastic and...

I had a mk2 cooper years ago on hydrolastic and it had those plates. The radius arms had a rubber bump stop fitted on the top side and that is the spot they contacted the floor. Why you'd have them...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-07-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By Yellow
How old and squashed are you rubber donuts? I was...

How old and squashed are you rubber donuts? I was running my 10" wheel car so low you could barely fit one finger between the tyre and arch and didn't have the problem you mention. I have lowered avo...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-07-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By Yellow
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180720/c2bfbade...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180720/c2bfbade1025b45d2e6bfafb32432586.jpg


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-07-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,405
Posted By Yellow
Wow. That looks absolutely awesome. Wondered...

Wow. That looks absolutely awesome. Wondered where you'd gone :)


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-07-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By Yellow
Lowered shocks have a similar to standard...

Lowered shocks have a similar to standard compressed length, but quite a lot shorter extended max length for exactly this reason. I have a data table somewhere, let me look.


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-07-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Yellow
Brake union 90

Sounds good. Could you share details of what you ordered- and some pics when fitted to the calipers would be great

you may be right on the banjos. I do know the thread is correct, but the pipes...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-07-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Yellow
That is an unusual tie bar set-up! 2 on each...

That is an unusual tie bar set-up! 2 on each side? On the pipes I have bought the metro 4 pot caliper mini conversion kit. The long pipes is used with the banjo bolt (which is the correct thread for...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 21-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,431
Posted By Yellow
First thing to say, well done Garry for...

First thing to say, well done Garry for persevering and trying to make this happen [emoji4]

It might have to wait for the next scheduled council meeting for a decision, though if it does come...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 19-06-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,431
Posted By Yellow
No good for heel and toe Sent from my...

No good for heel and toe


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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 19-06-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,431
Posted By Yellow
Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 23rd - 24th June

About 5 hours with a comfort break I reckon. Arriving Fri evening.




Yep [emoji4]

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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 16-06-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,431
Posted By Yellow
1. Andrew, Luke and Kyle. Mini Clubman, Rover K...

1. Andrew, Luke and Kyle. Mini Clubman, Rover K series VVC, 160bhp.

2. James. Yellow Mini 1293cc a-series. 90bhp




Me too! It's still buried at the back of my garage. Maybe next year....
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 15-06-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,431
Posted By Yellow
Great. New rubber tomorrow morning and a few...

Great. New rubber tomorrow morning and a few miles over the weekend to make sure nothing falls off [emoji4]


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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 15-06-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,431
Posted By Yellow
Are we ok camping friday and sat night? And will...

Are we ok camping friday and sat night? And will we be using the track sat and sun? Just trying to work out travel plans and a bit of time off work


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