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Forum: Honda Chat 12-01-2019, 04:12 AM
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Posted By BLMC VTEC
hydro gearbox slave travel

ive installed my clutch setup
ap racing 14mm master cylinder
mini pedal box
honda slave cylinder
Im concerned about whether i have my master cylinder pushrod length correct, as apparently its...
Forum: Honda Chat 04-01-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Engine fuel line

Ok so ive ran my copper/nickel hard lines underneath the car and plan to flare/nut that to a bulkhead fitting on the firewall of the engine bay. Now im abit stumped on how to do the hose between the...
Forum: Honda Chat 15-12-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By BLMC VTEC
b16 rear muffler suggestions

doing my final mockup on my build and would like to install if at all possible a quiet exhaust, was thinking of full 2" tube, a long resonator/muffler in the tunnel they are like a tube about 25"...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 01-12-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By BLMC VTEC
i like the idea of late model mini seats but...

i like the idea of late model mini seats but those are abit uncommon down here, plently pre 1980 minis.
I will have to make enquiries into those.
My other mini has early 90s honda prelude seats and...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 29-11-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By BLMC VTEC
front seats on adjustable rails

getting through the final stages of my mock up before i strip for panel and paint. im abit stuck on what seats/assembly to use. down in nz we have quite abit of japanese cars to source parts.
i...
Forum: Honda Chat 17-11-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By BLMC VTEC
is wastons the place to buy the final drive or...

is wastons the place to buy the final drive or are there other manufacturers?
Forum: Honda Chat 12-11-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Hi, im running a wilwood 4 pot setup myself. i...

Hi, im running a wilwood 4 pot setup myself. i had discussions with them in regards on the braking requirements for a mini, i am only running half inch rear wheel brake cylinders in the back as...
Forum: Honda Chat 26-04-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By BLMC VTEC
real nice job you doing dave so you have...

real nice job you doing dave so you have completely stripped the engine loom and re routed some wiring? my loom is around 1994 and so if you lay loom flat on floor. i have 2 plugs at either end i...
Forum: Honda Chat 24-04-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By BLMC VTEC
i came across a brand called deutsch they do...

i came across a brand called deutsch they do quite a range of fancy plug/socket kits through they are not cheap. one plug/ socket kit i looked at was rated at 13 amp so some pretty serious gear
Forum: Honda Chat 21-04-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By BLMC VTEC
i did look into trailer plugs, however because of...

i did look into trailer plugs, however because of the number of wires going to the ecu you would need a few of them and unless hidden i think the number of them needed would look quite ugly as they...
Forum: Honda Chat 21-04-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By BLMC VTEC
many thanks for the information and i agree too...

many thanks for the information and i agree too much work and increases the possibility of having issues/faults or worse. i will stick with the standard factory plugs. better to put my time into...
Forum: Honda Chat 08-04-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By BLMC VTEC
ecu wiring rating approx

looking into the idea of putting computer type d connector plug on the engine loom and mount the socket on the firewall so i dont have to drill big holes in the firewall with grommets to run the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 09-12-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By BLMC VTEC
advice on arches to cover 13x8

hello all.
doing a project running 13x8" wheels with 215/50/13 tyres. at the top of the wheel arch the tyres stick out 140-150mm. and tyre diameter is 546mm. ive just contacted abs motorsport in...
Forum: Honda Builds 27-06-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,798
Posted By BLMC VTEC
i purchased a force racing steel beam. it is well...

i purchased a force racing steel beam. it is well make with good welding. however i did have to make modifications. I modified so rather than just camber adjustment i also had toe. it didnt have...
Forum: Honda Builds 26-06-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,798
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Hey James its been a very long time indeed. Yes...

Hey James its been a very long time indeed. Yes slowly still building having to make a lot of corrections to the suspension setup along the way. Do a bit get frustrated with it so leave it and do...
Forum: Honda Builds 20-06-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,798
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Kad bias pedal in all its glory and I must say...

Kad bias pedal in all its glory and I must say nicely built
Forum: Honda Builds 20-06-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,798
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Finally after a lot of thought the item that I...

Finally after a lot of thought the item that I think will solve issues I've had with my big brake conversion arrived, a Kad pedal bias box, I wanted to keep the mini pedal box but I needed to be able...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-06-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,374
Posted By BLMC VTEC
i recall reading that it is 5:1 so need stronger...

i recall reading that it is 5:1 so need stronger legs than a wilwood or tilton pedal box with a ratio of 6:1
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-06-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,374
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Got a surprise for the cost of ap racing...

Got a surprise for the cost of ap racing cylinders not too bad but the parts required to put a remote tank on them is really a bit silly. For the cost of getting the extra bits only not the cylinders...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 08-06-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,374
Posted By BLMC VTEC
with my build KAD has recommended 5/8" front and...

with my build KAD has recommended 5/8" front and 7/8" rear master cylinders. i have wilwood 4 pots in the front dynalites with a 1.38" piston sizes and 1/2" rear wheel cylinders.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-06-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,374
Posted By BLMC VTEC
oh i came across the KAD pedal box through...

oh i came across the KAD pedal box through expensive but i find the wilwood etc ones huge this might be a good option through i do wonder because of the pivot on the KAD unit just how much pedal...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 04-06-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,374
Posted By BLMC VTEC
anyone know what model and brand of brake master...

anyone know what model and brand of brake master they are running.
So far it would appear to use 0.75 or 3/4" bore for both front and back. with the back using 1/2" bore drum cylinders. im running...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 23-05-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,374
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Hi started the brakes thread, as i found it crazy...

Hi started the brakes thread, as i found it crazy that really no useful information on big brake mods not covered with some of the builds done using them. I was hoping to put together on the thread...
Forum: Honda Builds 12-06-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,798
Posted By BLMC VTEC
Finally get the new steering arms machined up and...

Finally get the new steering arms machined up and trailed fitted all is well. Went from a gas cut lump of 65mm steel plate to the finished product which took two attempts to get right.
Forum: Honda Builds 19-06-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,798
Posted By BLMC VTEC
I'm impressed with demon tweeks ordered a 14mm ap...

I'm impressed with demon tweeks ordered a 14mm ap racing clutch master cylinder on Thursday and got it Monday. It takes about as long just to get somethings within the country let alone from half way...
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