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Forum: Suzuki Chat 05-12-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,492
Posted By 86Alexp
Yes It will, Its a little longer than the MK2 box...

Yes It will, Its a little longer than the MK2 box but not buy much. the drive shafts are different but the splines on the diff are the same. I actually used a MK1 Diff in a MK2 box. You need to...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 05-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,492
Posted By 86Alexp
Hi Axel, I'm running GTi Gear Ratios with...

Hi Axel,

I'm running GTi Gear Ratios with the 1.3GL final drive and 10" wheels. It's about spot on!

Alex
Forum: Suzuki Builds 04-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,632
Posted By 86Alexp
Hi Alex, If you do go get the Suzuki slave...

Hi Alex,

If you do go get the Suzuki slave cylinder, it is very sharp with the mini master cylinder. I have had to modify the peddle leverage to get better clutch feel. It's a while since I looked...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 01-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
Took the car off the road earlier this year, so I...

Took the car off the road earlier this year, so I can now put the engine in my pride and joy - my van. I have had a whole year of totally reliable mini driving!! I love the conversion, just perfect...
Forum: For Sale 01-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By 86Alexp
MPi Fuel Tank For Sale

MPi Fuel tank, in great condition. I am now putting my Suzuki engine in my van, so no longer needed. The MPi tank is the one with the higher flow rate for all us 16v fans.

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Forum: For Sale 01-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By 86Alexp
Mini Clubman For Sale

Austin Mini Clubman 1275GT lookalike, 38000 miles, 1100 Goldseal Engine, 10" wheels. MOT expired in March and is currently SORN. I have taken great pleasure in driving this mini and with a bit of...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 26-03-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By 86Alexp
Plug And Play ECU Conversion

I have been looking at the Microsquirt Module. It looks to me as though you could fit this into the standard ECU, effectively a plug and play programmable ECU. I think you would only need to replace...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 24-03-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,838
Posted By 86Alexp
I hope you get them sorted! There is a great...

I hope you get them sorted!

There is a great writeup on rebuilding the box online, I cant find the link in my favorates but im sure it will be on teamswift etc. somewhere, there are actually two,...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 22-03-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,838
Posted By 86Alexp
Bob, As far as I could find out there is...

Bob,

As far as I could find out there is none. but the photo's on the link sent are excellent referance. In the past I have taken off the filler plug, and counted teeth buy spinning the diff too....
Forum: Suzuki Builds 20-03-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
Talking Early days yet, havent opened her up much, the...

Early days yet, havent opened her up much, the sound is just fab and the torque spread is ace! And of couse mini handling is renound! Having had a 205 GTi I actually now want to encorage a tiny bit...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 20-03-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
!!! MOT Passed !!! :)

!!! MOT Passed !!! :)
Forum: Suzuki Chat 05-03-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,838
Posted By 86Alexp
Hello, In my MK3 Gti I used a Gti box a GS...

Hello,

In my MK3 Gti I used a Gti box a GS box and then a GS box with Gti final drive.
Basically I had a problem with my Gti Box and put a box I thought was a Gti But turned out to be from a...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 22-02-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 35,419
Posted By 86Alexp
Hi, at the risk of sounding cheeky, how much...

Hi, at the risk of sounding cheeky, how much would a final drive be worth to you both. the reason being is I know of about three or four gearboxes in a shed. No adea of condition or type. I could...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 21-02-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
The mess with the first set, was that the spigot...

The mess with the first set, was that the spigot fit was too loose and to short so it pulled when welded. Plus I dont think mig was a good choice (too soft). I'm generally a fan of a 4 jaw, but it...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 20-02-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
That won’t be my van! Mine is the one in the my...

That won’t be my van! Mine is the one in the my avatar, and probably never for sale :)

“how hard is it to join 2 round lumps together??”…. Very!! IMHO

On the surface two sets of cut and shut...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 20-02-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
Yes, I have been meaning to share that for ages,...

Yes, I have been meaning to share that for ages, it took me a long time to decide on the best method, and it is a common subject on here, so hopefully others will benefit from my explanation. I...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 19-02-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
I was not at all happy with my first attempt at...

I was not at all happy with my first attempt at doing the driveshafts. I have agonised over how to do this even to the point of considering a dividing head for the mill. But I actually think cut and...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 19-02-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
Although I have not posted a while, loads has...

Although I have not posted a while, loads has been done. Infact I drove it this weekend :) Not sure how to get video's up though.

To make the car feel exactly like a mini I welded the old...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 24-05-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By 86Alexp
Hi paul this smacks of a closed loop running...

Hi paul this smacks of a closed loop running issue to me

When your engine first starts, the ecu outputs some base signals for fueling and spark etc. Then once it has fired - the engine will base...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 14-05-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By 86Alexp
Yes that is exactly what I do, to calibrate the...

Yes that is exactly what I do, to calibrate the speedo

There are a couple of pictures of where I have cut the back of the clocks and fitted the swift drive uit.

Do a little search because I...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 11-05-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By 86Alexp
Hi Paul, I have done this before when...

Hi Paul,

I have done this before when changing mini diffs.
Take the screen out of the clock, pull the needle along drive down the read with a mate and a gps at a steady speed, get your mate to...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 04-04-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 35,419
Posted By 86Alexp
Hello, I'm doing my loom at the moment and...

Hello,

I'm doing my loom at the moment and in the same way as most people so far. That is only using the essential suzuki bits and the rest mini. How has anyone done their fan wiring. Have people...
Forum: Wanted 21-03-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By 86Alexp
Hello, again, I just wanted to bring this...

Hello, again,

I just wanted to bring this thread to the top again, If anyone cane find me these bits particularly a spring for the exhaust collector that would be brilliant

Regards
Alex
Forum: Suzuki Builds 20-02-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
They look like neat mounts. I think the best type...

They look like neat mounts. I think the best type to go for would be ones like the origional swift ones like a big rubber bush. this is because they would never be in tension.

As for the cross...
Forum: Suzuki Builds 15-02-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,470
Posted By 86Alexp
That is really interesting, I did a similar thing...

That is really interesting, I did a similar thing to a fiesta that I used to abuse arround the fields as a kid, and fixed it in the same way. I hope these mounts aren't weak? Do you have a head...
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