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Forum: Rover Builds Today, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Oz
The first 4 pics of your above post don't work :(

The first 4 pics of your above post don't work :(
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By Oz
His last posts were that he can still make the...

His last posts were that he can still make the spacers but needs to make a batch to make them pay as he has to buy the metal. It might be worth if Gadget can get hold of him and he is agreeable then...
Forum: Honda Chat 19-02-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Oz
I can't speak for the OP but the slave for the...

I can't speak for the OP but the slave for the Hydro clutch sits right where you'd want to put an rad in a standard round nose where as the clutch actuating arm sits recessed back in to the casing on...
Forum: Honda Chat 19-02-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Oz
What part doesn't fit ? The casings of the hydro...

What part doesn't fit ? The casings of the hydro and cable boxes are pretty much identical save for a few small changes. If it is the engine mounting then it is possible you don't have the right...
Forum: Honda Chat 16-02-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By Oz
and I think that does not include the brakes/hubs...

and I think that does not include the brakes/hubs etc (VW Golf), you have to source them separately (or I guess Geoff will supply them as well at extra cost).

The Watsons spacers do the job...
Forum: Honda Chat 16-02-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By Oz
Yes, Metro rear trailing arms. You need to...

Yes, Metro rear trailing arms. You need to fabricate a new outside trailing arm bracket and a lower damper mount to get it to work tho
Forum: Honda Chat 14-02-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By Oz
I think you are overthinking this :). Get the...

I think you are overthinking this :). Get the conversion done and on the road first and see what needs doing after that. There are people on this site who've been running Watsons set up for many...
Forum: Honda Chat 13-02-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By Oz
As for the cost why not ask if they can be made...

As for the cost why not ask if they can be made in steel ?
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,559
Posted By Oz
https://www.carbuildersolutions.com/de/led-lightin...

https://www.carbuildersolutions.com/de/led-lighting-high-level-3rd-brake-lights#/pageSize=20&viewMode=grid&orderBy=0

Several options on here that might suit ?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 190
Posted By Oz
Where you say "Honda/bike" do you mean a Honda...

Where you say "Honda/bike" do you mean a Honda bike engine or a Honda car engine or a Bike engine ?

There is a world of difference between a bike engine in a car and a car engine in a car. I'm...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 09-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,965
Posted By Oz
I reckon the wheels will stick out further than...

I reckon the wheels will stick out further than that :lol:
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-02-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Oz
I think one of the big stumbling blocks of the...

I think one of the big stumbling blocks of the more modern engines is that the ECUs are all fly by wire throttle and CANbus dependent and it's very hard to get them working outside the original...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 07-02-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Oz
Body Conversions

The Ferrari 355 body conversion for a Mk2 MR2 is well known but I came across this body conversion for a Mk3 MR2

http://www.rs200r.com/
...
Forum: Honda Builds 06-02-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Oz
Is it just me or has the car already had a part...

Is it just me or has the car already had a part floor repair ? If you look at the cut by the toeboard it looks double skinned and along the top of part of that cut where you've ground back appears to...
Forum: Honda Builds 31-01-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 30,507
Posted By Oz
I bought the R200 cable and grommet and set about...

I bought the R200 cable and grommet and set about modifying the VSS to take the cable.
...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 30-01-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 908
Posted By Oz
A mate of mine swears by his Lupo GTi as a Mini...

A mate of mine swears by his Lupo GTi as a Mini like car. I've not driven one by he says they are light and chuckable like a Mini
Forum: Honda Chat 29-01-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
Approved and I've edited the first post to take...

Approved and I've edited the first post to take in to account comments re the VSS signal
Forum: Honda Chat 29-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
I don't think that's possible going by the way...

I don't think that's possible going by the way the VSS is made, I think you are using the only way it can be achieved.

I'm using DTA so it does away with the need for a VSS signal
Forum: Honda Chat 29-01-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
I have asked for Admin approval to sticky the...

I have asked for Admin approval to sticky the thread
Forum: Honda Chat 29-01-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
Very true and this retains the VSS signal so...

Very true and this retains the VSS signal so doesn't need any further mods to make vtec engage :D
Forum: Honda Chat 28-01-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
I'd just note that the work I've done is based...

I'd just note that the work I've done is based around a RHD Mini, you'd need to check cable length and clearance on the plenum for LHD
Forum: Honda Chat 28-01-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
The Mini speedo will read low by about 10-15%...

The Mini speedo will read low by about 10-15% depending on FD and wheel size and will need recalibrating but this can be done by Speedy Cables
Forum: Honda Chat 28-01-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Oz
Using Mini Speedo with vtec gearbox

It looks like it's possible to used off the shelf parts to connect a Clubman/later Mini speedo to a Honda gear box.

What you need is a Rover 200 (one with the Honda D series) speedo cable and...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-01-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Oz
Are you using the Plenum with the IAT sensor in...

Are you using the Plenum with the IAT sensor in No1 Runner ?

My plenum is different and I have a separate sensor (pointy triangular shaped) that Watsons just left dangling near the bulkhead behind...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-01-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Oz
My issue is that it looks like I'm not going to...

My issue is that it looks like I'm not going to be able have room for a CIA. As I will be effectively ducting the hot air from the rad through the RH inner wing it won't be possible to put a filter...
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