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Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-10-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By FatKev
That would be Mooncat from this site then! He...

That would be Mooncat from this site then! He bought the AMT jigs from Andy a while ago. Glad to see he is getting around to knocking up a few frames. :)
Forum: Rover Chat 31-08-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By FatKev
Doesnt that have a bad effect on the engine? I...

Doesnt that have a bad effect on the engine? I thought it was always much better to get an engine thats been rev'ed but cared for? :|
Forum: Rover Chat 24-07-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By FatKev
The car almost has no chrome work :D I like it...

The car almost has no chrome work :D I like it Geehawk.
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 16-07-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,508
Posted By FatKev
So did I :lol: Thought it might have been a...

So did I :lol: Thought it might have been a discussion about how to neatly hide wiring under the bonnet to give a neat iinstall and so on.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 16-07-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By FatKev
I recall reading (some years back now) that the...

I recall reading (some years back now) that the car was to be registered as an old 60s Cooper on paper. That was his plan, but I'm not entirely sure if thats how it worked out. I wonder, if it is...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 16-07-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,508
Posted By FatKev
We all want a cheap Mini :( Sadly... greedy gits...

We all want a cheap Mini :( Sadly... greedy gits (yet again) have jacked up the prices! Have the prices of brand new Mini shells gone up too?
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 16-07-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,508
Posted By FatKev
House prices in Scotland are still going up, but...

House prices in Scotland are still going up, but then they weren't that high in the first place! Price of my flat wouldn't get you much even in northern England, nevermind a cupboard in London - my...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 13-07-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By FatKev
Hey, don't discount going from a C16SE (1.6 8v...

Hey, don't discount going from a C16SE (1.6 8v 100hp) to a C16XE (1.6 16v 1.06hp) if you plan on still using the small block frame. Please note that the C16XE is meant to have great tuning potential...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 10-07-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By FatKev
Unless of course C16XE was meant, the 16v varient...

Unless of course C16XE was meant, the 16v varient of the Vauxhall small block 1.6...
Forum: Rover Chat 08-07-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By FatKev
More than enough build diaries and pics scattered...

More than enough build diaries and pics scattered throughout the forum... have a look :wink:
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 07-07-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By FatKev
As I said in the edit above, some seem to think...

As I said in the edit above, some seem to think the manufacturers figure is for 2 way: 54/2=27 then take some more off again depending on the quality of the connection and some more yet again for...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 07-07-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By FatKev
Passthrough? Are you meaning throughput? Or am I...

Passthrough? Are you meaning throughput? Or am I just a dumbass and they are both the same thing? :D Anyways, I'd take a gamle and guess its all the overheads associated with wireless compared to a...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 02-07-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,807
Posted By FatKev
Two that I had to agree with Ministry- Jesus...

Two that I had to agree with

Ministry- Jesus Built my Hotrod
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RBKTo5K14M

ZZ Top - La Grange
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQs1m5imLxg

Then my favs:
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-07-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,211
Posted By FatKev
Just took delivery of mine today :D Haven't...

Just took delivery of mine today :D Haven't opened it yet, shall wait till I've taken them to my lock up.
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 27-06-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By FatKev
My first go was terrible, it was 2.21! My best...

My first go was terrible, it was 2.21! My best was 1.55 and that was getting lucky with a sorta skid around a corner I cocked up - not something I can do again anyways. Anyone else get the sound...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 19-06-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,810
Posted By FatKev
I'm a "bat fastard" and even I can't dent the...

I'm a "bat fastard" and even I can't dent the crossmember like that :shock: What kind of seats have ya got in there?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-06-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By FatKev
I'd have to agree with you on that one mate -...

I'd have to agree with you on that one mate - XEValver for sure. :wink:
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 19-06-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,453
Posted By FatKev
Thank god my dad doesn't use this forum... he...

Thank god my dad doesn't use this forum... he rants and raves about people who call themselves "engineers" :? He seems to be of the opinion you need to be a Chartered Engineer (CEng) to be worthy ...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 18-06-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,211
Posted By FatKev
I shall be ordering my set tomorrow (Thursday the...

I shall be ordering my set tomorrow (Thursday the 19 of June). :D

EDIT: Done! :D

1 set of flexiglass, mounting in standard rubbers with a slider on the driver's side.
Forum: Rover Builds 12-06-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 64,802
Posted By FatKev
Someone might need to use bootcamp and install XP...

Someone might need to use bootcamp and install XP then :oops: :lol: Or get hold of a crusty old laptop for a few quid and use it in the garage. From what I've read, using RAVE on MacOS is a pain in...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 08-06-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,211
Posted By FatKev
1 set of flexiglass, mounting in standard rubbers...

1 set of flexiglass, mounting in standard rubbers with a slider (just a hole, not this 4 hole malarky) on the driver's side.

Just checking, that'd be about 139.82 + 17.62p+p = 157.44?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-06-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,211
Posted By FatKev
Count me in too - was going to make my own... but...

Count me in too - was going to make my own... but sod that! :lol:
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 04-06-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,686
Posted By FatKev
Rover was working on the new Mini until BMW sold...

Rover was working on the new Mini until BMW sold Rover, minus the Mini name. Dunno why all the hate is aimed at BMW for bloating the compact classic. Hell, there is even a Rover concept from the mid...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 04-06-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By FatKev
Sorry not to be much help here, but is it quite...

Sorry not to be much help here, but is it quite similar to the Lotus Carlton green, "Imperial Green"? Cause it looks like it! But I'd agree, bronze would go with the dark shade nicely.
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 03-06-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,686
Posted By FatKev
Why all this talk about what makes a real Mini?...

Why all this talk about what makes a real Mini? There is a scoring system in the UK that legally sorts that issue out. :D
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