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Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 02:21 PM
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Donít seem to have much of an issue with mine,...

Donít seem to have much of an issue with mine, still sits in the centre of the hole and doesnít push towards the passenger side, probably down to engine position.
It might just mean having to put...
Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,590
Posted By InstantCustard
Hopefully that will arrive today, itís on itís...

Hopefully that will arrive today, itís on itís way anyhow!
Can you get a feel for how little movement there is compared to a normal?


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Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 09:43 AM
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Iím quite pleased to see a little bit here and a...

Iím quite pleased to see a little bit here and a little bit there get done, itís much more than what was being done previously!
In all fairness, once Iíve stone-chipped the bottom, the rear subframe...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 09:23 AM
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Posted By InstantCustard
One side fully built up, Iíve used the old tie...

One side fully built up, Iíve used the old tie bars and bottom arms for now, I was considering getting some Force Racing Ti ones but current circumstances just donít allow it, Iíll sort that in the...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,659
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíd imagine it will be less restrictive than the...

Iíd imagine it will be less restrictive than the old exhaust so should be worthwhile, Itíll last you a lifetime though and continue looking good.


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Forum: Rover Builds 15-02-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,659
Posted By InstantCustard
Looks great Keith! Iím really impressed with how...

Looks great Keith! Iím really impressed with how itís turning out, next time I want an exhaust Iím coming to see you!


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Forum: Rover Builds 14-02-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,590
Posted By InstantCustard
PM me your address and Iíll get it in the post. ...

PM me your address and Iíll get it in the post.


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Forum: Rover Builds 14-02-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,590
Posted By InstantCustard
I wouldnít bother with anything like that, if you...

I wouldnít bother with anything like that, if you need a coupling then I do have a spare one you can have, just cover the postage.
I only fitted the MiniSpares one because I get annoyed with the...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
It stops the tie bar hitting the engine...

It stops the tie bar hitting the engine https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190213/91e6da0659cddd61886fbbf2583b34d2.jpg
Bearing in mind thereís no weight on that at the moment


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-02-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By InstantCustard
I actually already bought new cones and bought...

I actually already bought new cones and bought red dots for the front and standard for the rear, however a cheap set of red dot cones came up on the Facebook page and I bought them which is what got...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 12:38 PM
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Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
The big bump stop is a competition type bump stop...

The big bump stop is a competition type bump stop from Mini Sport, Iíve actually toyed with swapping it for the hydrolastic progressive type and definitely planning on fitting some to the rear to...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-02-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By InstantCustard
Red Dot Cones All Round Or Just Front?

I canít decide if there would be an advantage of running red dot cones all round or just on the front.
Any thoughts?



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Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 08:32 AM
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Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
Iím just glad I managed to do it still without...

Iím just glad I managed to do it still without having to remove the engine.
Iíve fitted red dot cones up front and upgraded the cheap hi-loís for the proper MiniSpares homologated set.
I was going...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
Like an idiot, I was too eager to drop the engine...

Like an idiot, I was too eager to drop the engine place a while back, thinking Iíd be ok to fit the top arms afterwards, well, I made my life very difficult, but I swore at it a few times and got...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,590
Posted By InstantCustard
The quick release thingy is from MiniSpares. ...

The quick release thingy is from MiniSpares.
http://www.minispares.com/product/Classic/MSG13.aspx
Not really necessary but Iím not a fan of the split pin that normally holds the linkage in place....
Forum: Rover Chat 12-02-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 216
Posted By InstantCustard
A 52mm TB is definitely worth while along with a...

A 52mm TB is definitely worth while along with a DECENT enclosed induction kit or a 160 air box with a K&N panel filter will make decent gains by themselves.
Problem is the 52mm Tbís are normally...
Forum: Honda Chat 12-02-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By InstantCustard
Your best bet would be to get a new scuttle and...

Your best bet would be to get a new scuttle and offer it up before you do any cutting, by the looks of things your going to need it and thereís not a great deal of extra metal that goes up the A...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
Here some pics of my gear change, I should...

Here some pics of my gear change, I should mention it doesnít have much throw at all and some folk struggle with the lack of movement, I personally never had an issue with it and when you want a fast...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,590
Posted By InstantCustard
If I remember correctly you only need the brown...

If I remember correctly you only need the brown sensor for the ECU, the other is a sender for the gauge so becomes obsolete.
Iíll get some more pics of my linkage shortly and post them in my build...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-02-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,590
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíve seen people use 8mm microbore for fuel lines...

Iíve seen people use 8mm microbore for fuel lines in the past without any issues.

Inlet manifold runs to a tee that runs to the expansion tank and to the radiator overflow.

If your using Mini...
Forum: Rover Builds 11-02-2019, 03:48 PM
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Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
Did you have the same as mine or the earlier...

Did you have the same as mine or the earlier version that had a spring that was more straight than V shaped?


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Forum: Rover Builds 11-02-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíve got tickets for IMM in Bristol, Iíll...

Iíve got tickets for IMM in Bristol, Iíll definitely be there, anything ahead of that is a bonus but Iím certainly hoping to make a couple of events beforehand.


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Forum: Rover Builds 10-02-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,852
Posted By InstantCustard
Theyíre the same liners Iíve used, theyíre not...

Theyíre the same liners Iíve used, theyíre not any thicker, theyíre just made of a different material.


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Forum: Rover Builds 10-02-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 109,162
Posted By InstantCustard
Youve found some seats? Thatís good news! ...

Youve found some seats? Thatís good news!


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Forum: Rover Builds 09-02-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 273,639
Posted By InstantCustard
Thatís what I liked about them, sometimes you can...

Thatís what I liked about them, sometimes you can be miles off the next slot.
They do seem very well made, a guy on Facebook sells parts from Japan (Classic Minis Japan New & Used Parts, if your...
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