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Forum: Rover Chat 16-07-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 85
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What pump are you using? Sent from my...

What pump are you using?


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Forum: Rover Chat 12-07-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 85
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Crap! Completely forgot about this, Iíll get...

Crap! Completely forgot about this, Iíll get right on it now.


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Forum: Rover Chat 07-07-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 85
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Posted By InstantCustard
You might want to have a chat with Michelle,...

You might want to have a chat with Michelle, thereís a good reason sheís never happy


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Forum: Rover Chat 06-07-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By InstantCustard
You may as well wait in case you need to send the...

You may as well wait in case you need to send the coil packs back then.
Iíll wrap them up and post them on Monday, you should get them on Tuesday.



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Forum: Rover Chat 06-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By InstantCustard
Miss fire

Gotta be coil packs in that case, I canít think what else it could be.
I have a set here off my old engine that i know weíre good, happy to post them to you to try?
Itís possible you have a faulty...
Forum: Rover Chat 06-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By InstantCustard
Can you unplug and blank off the idle control...

Can you unplug and blank off the idle control valve and see how it runs then?
You may have to give some revs until itís warm to prevent it from stalling but it will be interesting to see if it...
Forum: Rover Chat 05-07-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
Go and enjoy it! Sent from my iPhone...

Go and enjoy it!


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Forum: Rover Chat 05-07-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
Glad you got to the bottom of it, sounds like you...

Glad you got to the bottom of it, sounds like you had a temp sensor issue so it was worth changing that but glad we got there in the end with the sticking throttle body too, it could only have been...
Forum: Rover Builds 05-07-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíll try and find an old one, I have Jenvey...

Iíll try and find an old one, I have Jenvey throttle bodies now and plenty of clearance compared to the old inlet and plenum.


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Forum: For Sale 05-07-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By InstantCustard
Iím gonna sell my ticket too, due to setting up a...

Iím gonna sell my ticket too, due to setting up a business and I canít really afford to close a new business to go away.
Iím gonna ask £79.99


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Forum: Rover Builds 05-07-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By InstantCustard
Mine sits back enough that a small notch had to...

Mine sits back enough that a small notch had to made in the bulkhead for the left hand runner on the inlet manifold for clearance.
I had a cutout of the timing cover, my engine sits in a similar...
Forum: Rover Builds 01-07-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By InstantCustard
From what I gather it is a service replacement...

From what I gather it is a service replacement engine and Rover being Rover used whatever was in the parts bins to build these engines.
Thereís a chance itís a standard 143 VVC as itís supposed to...
Forum: Rover Builds 30-06-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By InstantCustard
If you want to protect your shiny new tank from...

If you want to protect your shiny new tank from future rusting issues then I recommend POR15 tank sealer, it future proofs the steel tank from the higher amounts of ethanol they put in modern fuels...
Forum: Rover Chat 28-06-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
Any update? Sent from my iPhone using...

Any update?


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Forum: Rover Builds 27-06-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By InstantCustard
The Metro 1.1 would have used an R65 gearbox and...

The Metro 1.1 would have used an R65 gearbox and not a PG1 so the gear change is completely different.


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Forum: Rover Chat 25-06-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
If you leave the air filter off does it still do...

If you leave the air filter off does it still do it, the sticking plastic TB sometimes isnít solved by just cleaning it, air filters that are clamped on can distort it and prevent it from closing....
Forum: Rover Builds 25-06-2019, 12:56 PM
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Posted By InstantCustard
I must admit, I use the MiniSport ones, always...

I must admit, I use the MiniSport ones, always have done and they look much beefier in comparison to yours.


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Forum: For Sale 24-06-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By InstantCustard
Advertised on the Facebook page aswell that one,...

Advertised on the Facebook page aswell that one, seems a good price for an almost finished well sorted car.


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Forum: Rover Chat 24-06-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
Do you have a plastic throttle body on it? ...

Do you have a plastic throttle body on it?
Theyíre prone to sticking, if thatís the case then the best thing you can do is upgrade to the alloy type and then you may aswell stock a 52mm one on

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Forum: Rover Chat 23-06-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
Brown one bud Sent from my iPhone using...

Brown one bud


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Forum: Rover Chat 23-06-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
I assume the idle adjustment screw makes no...

I assume the idle adjustment screw makes no difference to getting it to idle to less than 1500?


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Forum: Rover Chat 23-06-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By InstantCustard
Sounds like temp sensor if it smells like it is...

Sounds like temp sensor if it smells like it is over fuelling, before buying parts though Iíd check for any air leaks, I doubt a compression check is necessary.


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Forum: Rover Chat 23-06-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,149
Posted By InstantCustard
Theyíll work, easier to test with those and rule...

Theyíll work, easier to test with those and rule it out.


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-06-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By InstantCustard
They used to stamp the VIN into the gutter on the...

They used to stamp the VIN into the gutter on the scuttle where the back of the bonnet sits into it, chances are the scuttle has been replaced at least once!


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Forum: For Sale 14-06-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By InstantCustard
I can confirm that bad alignment is exaggerated...

I can confirm that bad alignment is exaggerated by an LSD, has the car had any geometry setup yet?


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