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Forum: Rover Builds 29-09-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 50,624
Posted By Yellow
HID kits now have very compact wiring kits and...

HID kits now have very compact wiring kits and have come down in price massively. I really rate these - has anyone tried LED vs HID back to back? You can also buy a wide range of HID temperature...
Forum: Rover Builds 24-08-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 91,720
Posted By Yellow
Cheeeeeeeeap! Cracking value these metro frame...

Cheeeeeeeeap! Cracking value these metro frame components


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Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 05-08-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Yellow
Drill/impact driver I bought Makita on...

Drill/impact driver I bought Makita on recommendation of builder friend. Top kit in my experience and with an adapter I use with an impact socket set. Only regret is I was tempted by a cheap ni-cad...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 01-08-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 105,827
Posted By Yellow
Are the jets in the carbs a known quantity?...

Are the jets in the carbs a known quantity? Wondering if the mixture is miles out? Easy start or carb cleaner would rule that one out, aerosol spray straight down the inlet when cranking.

And I...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Yellow
Yes that second one is probably not up to much :)...

Yes that second one is probably not up to much :) I saw one a while ago sold for fitting to the rear subframe. Was a rectangular steel plate with a bolt hole in each corner and a steel bar loop...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Yellow
Or there's this one. Would work with a captive...

Or there's this one. Would work with a captive nut if you could find a suitable place?

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/21A1241.aspx


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Yellow
https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/KPU1001...

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/KPU100160.aspx

Replaces front subframe mounting bolt.


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Forum: Honda Builds 23-07-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,936
Posted By Yellow
I had a mk2 cooper years ago on hydrolastic and...

I had a mk2 cooper years ago on hydrolastic and it had those plates. The radius arms had a rubber bump stop fitted on the top side and that is the spot they contacted the floor. Why you'd have them...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-07-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By Yellow
How old and squashed are you rubber donuts? I was...

How old and squashed are you rubber donuts? I was running my 10" wheel car so low you could barely fit one finger between the tyre and arch and didn't have the problem you mention. I have lowered avo...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-07-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By Yellow
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180720/c2bfbade...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180720/c2bfbade1025b45d2e6bfafb32432586.jpg


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-07-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,997
Posted By Yellow
Wow. That looks absolutely awesome. Wondered...

Wow. That looks absolutely awesome. Wondered where you'd gone :)


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-07-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By Yellow
Lowered shocks have a similar to standard...

Lowered shocks have a similar to standard compressed length, but quite a lot shorter extended max length for exactly this reason. I have a data table somewhere, let me look.


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-07-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Yellow
Brake union 90

Sounds good. Could you share details of what you ordered- and some pics when fitted to the calipers would be great

you may be right on the banjos. I do know the thread is correct, but the pipes...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-07-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Yellow
That is an unusual tie bar set-up! 2 on each...

That is an unusual tie bar set-up! 2 on each side? On the pipes I have bought the metro 4 pot caliper mini conversion kit. The long pipes is used with the banjo bolt (which is the correct thread for...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 21-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
First thing to say, well done Garry for...

First thing to say, well done Garry for persevering and trying to make this happen [emoji4]

It might have to wait for the next scheduled council meeting for a decision, though if it does come...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 19-06-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
No good for heel and toe Sent from my...

No good for heel and toe


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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 19-06-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 23rd - 24th June

About 5 hours with a comfort break I reckon. Arriving Fri evening.




Yep [emoji4]

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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 16-06-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
1. Andrew, Luke and Kyle. Mini Clubman, Rover K...

1. Andrew, Luke and Kyle. Mini Clubman, Rover K series VVC, 160bhp.

2. James. Yellow Mini 1293cc a-series. 90bhp




Me too! It's still buried at the back of my garage. Maybe next year....
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 15-06-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
Great. New rubber tomorrow morning and a few...

Great. New rubber tomorrow morning and a few miles over the weekend to make sure nothing falls off [emoji4]


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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 15-06-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
Are we ok camping friday and sat night? And will...

Are we ok camping friday and sat night? And will we be using the track sat and sun? Just trying to work out travel plans and a bit of time off work


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-06-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Yellow
Matt Boot used a place in the midlands I think...

Matt Boot used a place in the midlands I think for custom 1 piece driveshafts - seem to remember reading about his mx5 Lexus v8 project which he drifts. Broke loads then found a supplier. I'll try to...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 11-06-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
Is that your fire extinguisher in the background...

Is that your fire extinguisher in the background waiting to go in? Bit small....


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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 10-06-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
Just to state the obvious and have it done........

Just to state the obvious and have it done..... anyone buying an extinguisher and fitting in the cabin, make sure it's well tied down. Don't want one of them cracking you on the head if you stop...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 10-06-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
I've got one of these in mine...

I've got one of these in mine https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F222027121024.

2 reasons to hope you never have to use it. First one is obvious........
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 31-05-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 25,697
Posted By Yellow
Gazwad, is the track format decided? I've watched...

Gazwad, is the track format decided? I've watched a few videos on YouTube and seems quite a mix of surfaces around the place depending which bits get used. I'd rather not jack the ride height up if I...
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