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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 16-12-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 37,497
Posted By rorenapier
Very much doubt a trip to pod. Its a hillclimb...

Very much doubt a trip to pod. Its a hillclimb and sprint car. I took it to the strip for a laugh and just to be able to use it in the off season 👍
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-12-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 37,497
Posted By rorenapier
R1 up front. Crail Raceway :)

R1 up front.
Crail Raceway :)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 17-11-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 37,497
Posted By rorenapier
60ft : 2.3 1/8th : 8.34 1/8th : 92mph 1/4...

60ft : 2.3
1/8th : 8.34
1/8th : 92mph
1/4 Et 12.68 @ 113.9mph (limiter in 6th)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-11-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,473
Posted By rorenapier
If there is any more stress it is very very...

If there is any more stress it is very very little



Anything will break if its loose... Sounds like operator error more than anything..

Racing in the Migs will certainly put a lot more...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 14-11-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,473
Posted By rorenapier
The ball joint spacers wont shear under any...

The ball joint spacers wont shear under any driving conditions.

You will be fine.

Just remember to re do your alignment afterwards.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-07-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By rorenapier
Bike engines are great fun. Will do exactly what...

Bike engines are great fun. Will do exactly what a car engine will do except it revs higher..

As for no torque that's what gearing and revs are for.

I can pull away with no input of throttle in...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By rorenapier
You have just ruined christmas.....:lol:

You have just ruined christmas.....:lol:
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By rorenapier
Not from his garage at home but (mabey the...

Not from his garage at home but (mabey the smaller stuff) from his workshop he has...
To say he doesnt make them himself is a bit silly, look at the prices on all items, do you really think he can...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-12-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By rorenapier
Thats nonsense...

Thats nonsense...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 16-10-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,661
Posted By rorenapier
Ooh very nice, seen pictures of this from the...

Ooh very nice, seen pictures of this from the action day(?) at Combe.
Would be interesting to see how its managed to squeeze itself in there! R1 motors can become a bit tight...
Forum: Ebay Items 02-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,114
Posted By rorenapier
"b20 vtec which has been built to deliver 260bhp"...

"b20 vtec which has been built to deliver 260bhp"

The sellar has never stated a power figure, only that the engine with supporting modifications will deliver 260hp. Some folk need to chill and...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By rorenapier
BHP doesn't break shafts, torque and grip do......

BHP doesn't break shafts, torque and grip do... ;)

Anyway if the shafts are sleeved and welded by a competent welder you wont have any issues.
Forum: Honda Chat 27-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,546
Posted By rorenapier
The fan is controlled from a different switch on...

The fan is controlled from a different switch on the back of the block.
The Coolant temp sensor is on the side of the head. IIRC its a green plug.

Edit* The ecu sees the crank position sensor for...
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 15-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,536
Posted By rorenapier
Possibly a bit out of the road for most but what...

Possibly a bit out of the road for most but what about Kames in Ayrshire (Muirkirk)

http://www.eastayrshirecc.co.uk/

Nice circuit, canteen on site, toilets and showers on site.

British...
Forum: Honda Builds 04-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 25,732
Posted By rorenapier
Popped down with the beemer just as you were...

Popped down with the beemer just as you were leaving, having issues or just bored?
2mm of toe out is a bit excessive imo. The CRX did have that and it was darty as hell on load.
Haha i raced that...
Forum: Honda Builds 03-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 25,732
Posted By rorenapier
Retro day at crail this Sunday......? Perfect day...

Retro day at crail this Sunday......? Perfect day to burn off some rubber :D
Forum: Ebay Items 30-04-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,764
Posted By rorenapier
Richard Billinghams old car. At a geuss you...

Richard Billinghams old car.
At a geuss you could mabey see if he uses that Facebook thing?
Forum: Honda Builds 27-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 25,732
Posted By rorenapier
Sounds like the one way valve isnt working or its...

Sounds like the one way valve isnt working or its the wrong way round??
I can presume its plumbed into the standard vac port on the inlet manifold?
Forum: Honda Builds 25-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 25,732
Posted By rorenapier
Dont worry about the numbers from the mainline...

Dont worry about the numbers from the mainline dyno, they are real heartbraker dynos! ;)
Nice Mini though, seen it a few weeks back when i had the CRX down for mapping :)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-04-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By rorenapier
If you know the camshaft duration then this...

If you know the camshaft duration then this website might be of some use

http://mez.co.uk/mezporting/exhaust_length.html

Rory
Forum: Honda Chat 24-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,840
Posted By rorenapier
Run a B16a turbo in the CRX. Custom T35 turbo. ...

Run a B16a turbo in the CRX.
Custom T35 turbo.
12.5second passes
About 300hp @ 1Bar.
Forum: Honda Chat 22-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,553
Posted By rorenapier
Kane, I can see where your coming from, let me...

Kane, I can see where your coming from, let me try and explain, My 1st post was not refering to the lack of torque, more of when the right foot is buried and the and you are heading for the horizon,...
Forum: Honda Chat 22-01-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,553
Posted By rorenapier
You dont need to rev it to get going. My car has...

You dont need to rev it to get going. My car has peak torque at 3.5k (190lbsft at the wheels) and it pretty much holds it until 8k. Having torque that low down makes driving it quickly easier without...
Forum: Honda Chat 19-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,553
Posted By rorenapier
Have you ever been in a vtec turbo? I own one...

Have you ever been in a vtec turbo?
I own one abiet it still lives in a CRX and not a mini, you will not worry about torque when you are revving it round to 8500rpm, and hitting triple digit figures...
Forum: For Sale 25-10-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,184
Posted By rorenapier
Cheers Steve. Rory

Cheers Steve.

Rory
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