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Forum: Rover Builds 14-12-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By adamb
Do they have 2 flat sides? I thought they had 1...

Do they have 2 flat sides? I thought they had 1 flat surface then the rest was curved so how does it make a seal?
Forum: Rover Builds 14-12-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 192
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Posted By adamb
I did look at them Dan but couldn't find one with...

I did look at them Dan but couldn't find one with 2 holes for the sensors and didn't want 2 of them next to each other. If mine doesn't work I'll have another look for them but for now I'll try my...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-12-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 192
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Posted By adamb
I've got loads of pipe and random bits to make...

I've got loads of pipe and random bits to make another don't worry Paul. Only took me 10 minutes to knock up.
Forum: Rover Builds 13-12-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 192
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Posted By adamb
I know I struggled a lot with it due to my...

I know I struggled a lot with it due to my welding mask not blacking out, to wire feed playing up, to not getting enough penetration, to not welding in many many months haha. The pics look a lot...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,959
Posted By adamb
And then connector piece for the temp sensors to...

And then connector piece for the temp sensors to fill on the gap :)
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy121/bolusa/pickup/IMG_20141213_171215_zpsqb5wcaxg.jpg...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-12-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By adamb
As promised pics :) Managed to spend 2 hours...

As promised pics :)
Managed to spend 2 hours on it this morning before hockey.
This consisted of trying to plumb in the rad. And I'd like to say its finished bar the front pipe needs a connector...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-12-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 192
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Posted By adamb
I'll post some images in the morning Andy not had...

I'll post some images in the morning Andy not had chance to work on the mini but hoping to in the morning for a bit

All I bought was 2 elbows that convert 25mm to 32mm pipe (mini rad to rover...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-12-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 129
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Posted By adamb
Deffinately midland meet haha

Deffinately midland meet haha
Forum: Rover Chat 09-12-2014, 05:20 PM
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Views: 554
Posted By adamb
engine starting?

Rights what's need to start the engine wiring wise?
Engine is in place, coolant will be sorted this week hopefully.

Obviously all engine connections made,
Then so far i have fuse box, 5as,...
Forum: Rover Builds 09-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,229
Posted By adamb
What's the reason for wanting to use the r65...

What's the reason for wanting to use the r65 rather than the pg1? The pg1 is stronger and you will want to change the ratios anyway and there is lots of choice in pg1
Forum: Rover Builds 08-12-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,959
Posted By adamb
well i went to the northern mini meet and put...

well i went to the northern mini meet and put some more names to faces. was good seeing people and having a chat and seeing their cars.

i took the plunge and ordered a nice sized ebay basket of...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-12-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,780
Posted By adamb
Its better than 0 minis tho I suppose. Least we...

Its better than 0 minis tho I suppose. Least we can gawp over them :)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By adamb
You going Xmas meet in your mini?

You going Xmas meet in your mini?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By adamb
Muffy I have used them on eBay for most of the...

Muffy I have used them on eBay for most of the stuff :) good to hear about the quality.

Agoaty it is a stabdard mini alloy rad but got the outlet rewelded to the front for ease of pipe work :) ...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By adamb
so ive been sat on ebay trawling, and i reckon...

so ive been sat on ebay trawling, and i reckon ive bought enough bits to cobble whats left together.

consists of 2 elbow converters, a 32mm alloy connector, a 32mm alloy connector for a temp...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-11-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By adamb
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy121/bolusa/pi...

http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy121/bolusa/pickup/IMG_20141121_173150_zps9bicytfl.jpg (http://s784.photobucket.com/user/bolusa/media/pickup/IMG_20141121_173150_zps9bicytfl.jpg.html) heres the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By adamb
just been out and had a quick check but not sure...

just been out and had a quick check but not sure now!
using a standard mini rad so will be what 25 mm o.d hose?
then the standard rover outlets and connections will be 32mm? i need a piece that...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,780
Posted By adamb
If she gives that good service to put a big smile...

If she gives that good service to put a big smile on goats face she can certainly come along lol

Be good to put some faces to names soon
Forum: Rover Builds 19-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 73,164
Posted By adamb
Better work quick as I want to see this at the...

Better work quick as I want to see this at the Xmas meet!
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 18-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,780
Posted By adamb
I'll be turning up in a new white Toyota. Reg...

I'll be turning up in a new white Toyota. Reg plate A60LUS (a bolus posh snob lol) if we doing jumpers I'm up for that or I'll come in a mini top if its warm
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 18-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By adamb
coolant pipework

Right. Engine is positioned, driveshafts made and rad is bolted in the small space remaining.

Where do people look for and get coolant hoses from? As we all know its not a simple route it all has...
Forum: Rover Builds 18-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,959
Posted By adamb
Well I'm going to start looking at pipework this...

Well I'm going to start looking at pipework this afternoon!

Going to the northern Xmas meet and I'm sure that will jump start me again :)

Got a new car few months ago and gf started her own...
Forum: Rover Builds 18-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,959
Posted By adamb
no give it me i can take it like a man! yh...

no give it me i can take it like a man!

yh anyway i think ive pretty much decided to just get it into a rolling shell and get the engine started and moving under its own power and cooled...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 18-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,780
Posted By adamb
well seeming as your so close to me it would be...

well seeming as your so close to me it would be so rude for me not to come! haha
il come along to say hi and possibly steal your engine+frame while you eat ;)

i wont be in my pup tho obv! il come...
Forum: Rover Builds 11-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,959
Posted By adamb
i wish i could simply finish it, but nothing is...

i wish i could simply finish it, but nothing is that simple is it. i could do with some help with things but with my dad being busy alot im guessing or things are taking 2/3 times longer than they...
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