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Forum: Honda Chat Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By gazwad
b20b mods

I don't know much about honda engines (my mini is rover k powered) I've just bought a vehicle fitted with a b20b (126bhp) with auto gearbox and it's a sweet running engine but i just wondered if...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-01-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
not a massive saving, probable only a couple of...

not a massive saving, probable only a couple of kg's but i really only did it because i fancied some alloy panels and to prevent rust
Forum: Rover Builds 15-01-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
this is some of the metal that's been replaced: ...

this is some of the metal that's been replaced:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4909/46259660492_0961c3acf9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dtNRpj)DSC_0306 (https://flic.kr/p/2dtNRpj) by garrywadey...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 04-01-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By gazwad
I bought one of these a few weeks ago:...

I bought one of these a few weeks ago:...
Forum: Rover Builds 04-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 105,179
Posted By gazwad
haha to be fair they are making me build up a...

haha to be fair they are making me build up a customers car in return and i'll still be helping with sanding and prep stuff
Forum: Rover Builds 03-01-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 105,179
Posted By gazwad
looks like it never happened! I'm jealous of how...

looks like it never happened! I'm jealous of how easy paintwork is for you
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 23-12-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By gazwad
do the performance pills go straight in the fuel...

do the performance pills go straight in the fuel tank? will they help me get into the 12's on the drag strip?
Forum: Wanted 20-12-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By gazwad
You're so funny, remind me to tell you how funny...

You're so funny, remind me to tell you how funny you are next time i see you...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-12-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By gazwad
yes, but they will fit a vented disc (turned down...

yes, but they will fit a vented disc (turned down from 8.4 to 7.75") with the spacers provided. This limits the wheel choice slightly though so i stayed with the 7.5" solid disc as I have cooper s...
Forum: Wanted 19-12-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By gazwad
Kad rear adjustable camber/tracking brackets

I'm after a pair of KAD adjustable (camber and tracking) rear brackets in good condition if anyone has some. cheers
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-12-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By gazwad
I have Kad 4 pots under my 10" steels and they...

I have Kad 4 pots under my 10" steels and they are fantastic, the quality is superb and a big improvement in braking
Forum: Newbie Forum 12-12-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By gazwad
welcome, sounds like a good project, get a build...

welcome, sounds like a good project, get a build diary going with plenty of pictures
Forum: Rover Chat 10-12-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By gazwad
simple sleeved driveshafts work well. just cut...

simple sleeved driveshafts work well. just cut the mini outer shaft and rover/mg inner shaft to length, clean up the ends on a lathe to the same diameter, make a sleeve (approx 5mm wall thickness) to...
Forum: Rover Chat 08-12-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By gazwad
I am running the 1.8 vvc with around 180bhp on...

I am running the 1.8 vvc with around 180bhp on 10" steel wheels with no problems. With good tyres and well set-up suspension it can handle the power fine. I have used the PG1 gearbox as I wanted to...
Forum: Rover Builds 08-12-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
Will be going next week but will take a few weeks...

Will be going next week but will take a few weeks as it has to be fitted between jobs as its being done as a favour
Forum: Rover Builds 07-12-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
a couple of small patches were needed on the...

a couple of small patches were needed on the floor under the crossmember so i formed the channel to match using various bits of box section and angle iron. ...
Forum: Rover Builds 01-12-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
Yeah I'm surprised it didn't break in half. The 4...

Yeah I'm surprised it didn't break in half. The 4 flute sills are mk1 to early mk3 so are what it would have had originally anyway but yes they are a nice detail
Forum: Rover Builds 01-12-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
so this was the main problem and reason for the...

so this was the main problem and reason for the work:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4900/44310413650_8a46d47eab_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2avyse9)DSC_0263 (https://flic.kr/p/2avyse9) by garrywadey...
Forum: Rover Builds 28-11-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,515
Posted By gazwad
I felt left out with everyone taking their mini's...

I felt left out with everyone taking their mini's to bits so i've cut a big hole in the floor
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4830/44271369930_6d273b855f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2as7kTy)DSC_0273...
Forum: Rover Builds 28-11-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 266,638
Posted By gazwad
I used this on my tank as the boot kept smelling...

I used this on my tank as the boot kept smelling of petrol, worked well
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 27-11-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By gazwad
Matt, your inbox is full!

Matt, your inbox is full!
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-11-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By gazwad
my subframe is powdercoated, it was an old...

my subframe is powdercoated, it was an old subframe that was sandblasted then powdercoated and has been on the car for 4 years on the road all year round, i have just removed it to work on the sills...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 27-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By gazwad
I should have predicted that, right i'm off to...

I should have predicted that, right i'm off to spam your build diary now...
Forum: Wanted 27-11-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By gazwad
thanks, that's what i'm after but seems...

thanks, that's what i'm after but seems extortionate at that price! I've made my own
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 27-11-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By gazwad
tablets

The missus has promised the kids tablets for Christmas but i'm a bit out of touch with whats about, any reccomendations for something reasonably cheap but OK quality and the best places to buy them?...
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