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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 17-04-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,594
Posted By Owen
http://www.16vminiclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.16vminiclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23351&page=2


Got loads of pics here. Pics of the camber adjustment too. I would've made the trailing arms, but these ones came up cheap.


I...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 14-04-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 128,424
Posted By Owen
Congratulations chum, now go enjoy it!

Congratulations chum, now go enjoy it!
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 19-03-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Owen
Hi dude, My mate looked into this. Nowhere...

Hi dude,

My mate looked into this. Nowhere in the UK for them apparently, but he ordered them from the states and you're right, the shipping was not cheap.
Forum: Honda Chat 26-12-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Owen
Cheers guys. Bit new to Honda's. It's my new...

Cheers guys.

Bit new to Honda's. It's my new daily drive. Actually quite a nippy engine. I will have a fiddle around with it and see how I get on.
Forum: Honda Chat 19-12-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Owen
1.5 vtec management light question

Hi gang,

Quick question for you...

Basically, the engine management light is on (permenantly) and when you start it the revs hunt between about 1,000rpm and 200rpm until it warms up (about 5/10...
Forum: Honda Builds 19-12-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,701
Posted By Owen
Cracking job! Will keep tabs on this

Cracking job! Will keep tabs on this
Forum: Wanted 18-12-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By Owen
Civic 1.5 vtec standard back box

Hi chaps,

Just bought a 1.5 civic sport as a daily run around, but it has an awful jap can which I want to change back out for an original...

Anyone got anything kicking around?

Ta,

Owen
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-12-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Owen
Apologies, yes looks like I might've misread...

Apologies, yes looks like I might've misread :oops:

In proper response, just had a look on the allspeed website and the "bare" vauxhall frame does not specify an engine, so I would say it is just...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 07-12-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Owen
Just my 2 cents, but having tried both methods,...

Just my 2 cents, but having tried both methods, it is easier to adapt a roll cage and use trailing arms IMO (ARD autograss do some pretty cheap ones)...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-12-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Owen
A favour to ask...

Hi gang!

Does anyone have a fortec front arch I can borrow just to try for size? Ideally Bristol kind of area!

Cheers,

O
Forum: Wanted 26-10-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Owen
Joel you have a PM if you haven't seen it!

Joel you have a PM if you haven't seen it!
Forum: Wanted 15-10-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Owen
Joel, a friend of mine has 2 spare I think. I can...

Joel, a friend of mine has 2 spare I think. I can ask if you're interested?
Forum: For Sale 09-10-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Owen
Should work... ...

Should work...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r1/tennis_the_menace/PC040018.jpg

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r1/tennis_the_menace/PC040019.jpg
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Forum: For Sale 08-10-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Owen
Or alternatively, I will swap/deal on anything...

Or alternatively, I will swap/deal on anything with a Mazda KF engine in it...
Forum: For Sale 08-10-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Owen
Metro VTEC subframe

Hi chaps,

Had this sat around for years now. It's been professionally made by an engineering firm with the box section engine mounts (very similar to watsons). It looks like it needs cutting and...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 24-09-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By Owen
Seconded, I fitted one for a friend of mine, very...

Seconded, I fitted one for a friend of mine, very good quality. I had to shorted one bit of it, but most minis are different so no biggie.

Also, this one sits right back against the rear seat when...
Forum: Honda Builds 19-09-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 190,667
Posted By Owen
Good score! Nice figures...although by the looks...

Good score! Nice figures...although by the looks of it there could be some more top end as it looks like it's still climbing at 8,000...?
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 15-09-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By Owen
I did a cast exhaust manifold for a detriot...

I did a cast exhaust manifold for a detriot diesel a few weeks back which turned out fine (stick welded). As mininut says, it needs to be cooled down at the same rate. We stuck the thing on the BBQ...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 10-09-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,006
Posted By Owen
Good luck with them chap! Goes great on the cv :D

Good luck with them chap! Goes great on the cv :D
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 09-09-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,006
Posted By Owen
Sorry again but this is not the case. If your gap...

Sorry again but this is not the case. If your gap is nice and settings are good (most of the time people weld too cold) you will get a structurally sound weld. By weaving the outside you tend to skip...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 05-09-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,006
Posted By Owen
Glad you're getting on better with the welding! ...

Glad you're getting on better with the welding!


I decided to keep her. Got the wheels back together and the tyres fitted and it made up my mind: A. I'll never get what she's worth, and 2. I'll...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 05-09-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,006
Posted By Owen
I don't mean to be rude, but this is actually not...

I don't mean to be rude, but this is actually not true. You don't need to "zig zag" (or weave) for a weld, going straight round the joint is absolutely fine. I would turn the welder up (most people...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-09-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,221
Posted By Owen
Signed

Signed
Forum: Other Mini Builds 31-08-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,235
Posted By Owen
The frame's coming back out again shortly for...

The frame's coming back out again shortly for painting so I can get some pics if you like?
Forum: Other Mini Builds 27-08-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,235
Posted By Owen
My friend has nearly finished his 4EFTE...

My friend has nearly finished his 4EFTE conversion (over here in the UK). I made the frame for him. It goes neatly in a clubman with the stock manifold on, but I reckon a round nose might need some...
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