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Forum: Rover Chat Yesterday, 12:18 PM
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Posted By AGoaty
Mine just has a bolt with some gasket sealer on...

Mine just has a bolt with some gasket sealer on it. It screwed into the plastic like a self taper. Been like it 8 years without issue. :D
Forum: For Sale Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By AGoaty
Cheers Ben. :) Anyone who has built these...

Cheers Ben. :)

Anyone who has built these cars must realise the time and money involved. I know I am selling at a loss but the Mini needs work and I have always understood actually using it means...
Forum: For Sale 22-04-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By AGoaty
Phoenix. My Rover K series powered Mini. 4000 no offers.

It's with a heavy heart I write this but I need to sell up. :cry:

I admit to spending too much time in the garage on this never ending project. It's affecting my relationship and am not going to...
Forum: Rover Builds 22-04-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 115,952
Posted By AGoaty
A lot has happened in the last few weeks so...

A lot has happened in the last few weeks so haven't had time to up date this.

Was getting the car ready for the NC500. I wanted to quieten the car for touring so bought a stainless steel RC40 I...
Forum: Rover Chat 21-04-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By AGoaty
Most people are using the yellow tag master. This...

Most people are using the yellow tag master. This is what I have and it works really well.

I would buy a non servo brake pedal. That way you get the correct angle and clevis pin hole. If you try...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-04-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By AGoaty
It was super yesterday but a bit over cast until...

It was super yesterday but a bit over cast until about 4pm but now we have rain.

Had a bolt snap on bottom shocker mount. Found a garage who knew someone with one who brought it to us! :)
An hour...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-04-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By AGoaty
Well we are into day 3 of this tour. Have to say...

Well we are into day 3 of this tour. Have to say it's really spectacular up here.

Both Keith and myself are having fun with the driving. The Mini's are going well.

My main issue is the roads...
Forum: Rover Builds 19-04-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 214,642
Posted By AGoaty
Well done Gaz. It looks amazing. Top job as...

Well done Gaz. It looks amazing. Top job as always.

I like the fact you have done all this and are not afraid to use it.

:kseries:
Forum: Rover Chat 18-04-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AGoaty
So I still am not certain what this issue is but...

So I still am not certain what this issue is but it is happening less with use.

It happened within 1 mile of setting off. Then again about 10 miles but then after about 40 miles.

It's now done...
Forum: Rover Chat 18-04-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AGoaty
Had a look at all the connections I could think...

Had a look at all the connections I could think could cause this. They all look in good condition.

I am driving from Keighley to Inverness today.

Wish me luck. :)
Forum: Rover Chat 17-04-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AGoaty
The car ran for Under 1 mile with no Lambda. ...

The car ran for Under 1 mile with no Lambda.

It does it on the flat under light throttle.

It does not cough or misfire. It just looses all power but will start up straight away.



Had a...
Forum: Rover Chat 17-04-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AGoaty
This is mine. We are trying to get it ready...

This is mine.

We are trying to get it ready for our Scotland trip tomorrow and really last minute issues aren't helping.

So it does this randomly. It did it once over a month ago so think...
Forum: Rover Builds 16-04-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 214,642
Posted By AGoaty
I get all the fancy polishing even though it's...

I get all the fancy polishing even though it's not my thing.

Please don't ruin the Mini Gaz by making it track focused. Seen this happen too many times. :(
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 16-04-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By AGoaty
Underneath the mirror just above the pivot point...

Underneath the mirror just above the pivot point you should see 2 Phillips screws. These hold the spring internally.

Tighten these just a quarter turn and it makes quite a bit of difference to...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-04-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By AGoaty
I might call down to see you. We will see if...

I might call down to see you. We will see if Phoenix survives the tour of Scotland. :)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-04-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By AGoaty
Can you check you have every part of the email...

Can you check you have every part of the email address correct? That's the most likely problem.

paypal@16vminiclub.com
Forum: Rover Chat 09-04-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By AGoaty
Keith, yours is not a coil over setup. The...

Keith, yours is not a coil over setup.

The only one I know of that's done like that is Wade's in the Honda section. He has the earlier frame than Keith's which does use coil overs.
...
Forum: Rover Chat 08-04-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,748
Posted By AGoaty
Swapping individual gears.

As I have just done this on my own Mini I will show what is possible. I have swapped gears 3, 4 and 5 from a Freelander (S4) box into my C4 (MG F VVC) one. This will give better cruising gears for...
Forum: Rover Builds 05-04-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 34,789
Posted By AGoaty
Keith, this is how mine has been fastened for the...

Keith, this is how mine has been fastened for the last 8 years. It still works fine. :)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 03-04-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,096
Posted By AGoaty
Sorry but disagree with this. It's what I have on...

Sorry but disagree with this. It's what I have on mine and they have very little travel and can lock the wheels at high speed (as proven last year :( ).
Forum: Rover Builds 03-04-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 115,952
Posted By AGoaty
All fixed and tested now. :)

All fixed and tested now. :)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-04-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,096
Posted By AGoaty
Please check you have the front brake calipers on...

Please check you have the front brake calipers on the correct side. They fit perfectly both ways but the bleed screw needs to be at the top.
Forum: Rover Builds 01-04-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 115,952
Posted By AGoaty
An annoying day. Stripped the gearbox down...

An annoying day.

Stripped the gearbox down again. Nothing at all wrong.

Looks at the wires connecting the speedo drive and I have damaged the wires going into the plug. This could of easily...
Forum: Rover Builds 31-03-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 115,952
Posted By AGoaty
James, I assume you meant before the gear swap as...

James, I assume you meant before the gear swap as a top speed. It was 127mph. Oh and yes I have proved it will do that and had the Sat Nav to verify the speed. My speedo was about 5mph out at that's...
Forum: Rover Builds 30-03-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 115,952
Posted By AGoaty
Had this running well for a week or so but need...

Had this running well for a week or so but need to get ready for my trip to Scotland at Easter. Being currently more track focused with low gearing I wanted to swap the ratios. I knew years ago my...
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