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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-04-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,032
Posted By twincamtone
Put the front of the car on some ramps, then pump...

Put the front of the car on some ramps, then pump the pedal and hold the pressure using a piece of wood wedged between the pedal and the steering wheel and leave it over night.

Works every time...
Forum: Rover Chat 11-03-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By twincamtone
Cheers Gaz, much appreciated :D

Cheers Gaz, much appreciated :D
Forum: Rover Chat 09-03-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By twincamtone
Driveshaft Endfloat

Hey guys, I'm at the point of measuring up to cut the driveshafts to have them sleeved. What endfloat do you guys have when the driveshafts are horizontal?
Forum: Rover Builds 09-02-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,328
Posted By twincamtone
Cheers Dan, will go look him out. Know what you...

Cheers Dan, will go look him out. Know what you mean about buying stuff you don't really need, trying hard to just buy things I do need ;)
Forum: Rover Builds 09-02-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,328
Posted By twincamtone
Those castle nuts are a bit handy, I've never...

Those castle nuts are a bit handy, I've never like the idea of tightening up to the next slot after the torque setting.
Forum: Rover Builds 09-02-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 115,454
Posted By twincamtone
Hats off to you, can't believe how quick you got...

Hats off to you, can't believe how quick you got it all back together again :)

Just looking at your back wheel, looks like the camber needs adjusting.
Forum: Rover Builds 29-01-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By twincamtone
I like the sound of aluminium, but I'm not keen...

I like the sound of aluminium, but I'm not keen on the star shape design, would be better than plastic though.
Forum: Rover Builds 28-01-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By twincamtone
It's been a while since the last up date, so...

It's been a while since the last up date, so here's what I've been doing, apart from freezing me nuts off out in the garage.

The plan is to build a new dashboard that will house the MG F, ZR...
Forum: Rover Builds 02-10-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 115,454
Posted By twincamtone
Hey Andrew! Good to see you're ok :) When you...

Hey Andrew! Good to see you're ok :) When you find a shell, get a rollcage in it...You were lucky this time buddy, Mini roofs fold like cardbaord ;)
Forum: Rover Chat 12-09-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
Tried wiring as below pic and light not working...

Tried wiring as below pic and light not working :(

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1852/44640703641_9991c548a3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2b1KgWa)
Forum: Rover Builds 12-09-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,332
Posted By twincamtone
Can't comment on mid engine rwd cars, but an lsd...

Can't comment on mid engine rwd cars, but an lsd (plate type) in my old Escort completely transformed the whole driving experience, once you get used to it, you won't want to go back, though it might...
Forum: Rover Chat 11-09-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
I will try wiring it the same as the top drawing...

I will try wiring it the same as the top drawing and by-pass everything else and see what happens...Thanks for that Dan :D
Forum: Rover Chat 11-09-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
It's the 40amp from a Charade.

It's the 40amp from a Charade.
Forum: Rover Builds 11-09-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By twincamtone
Finished the exhaust manifold and thought it...

Finished the exhaust manifold and thought it would be a good idea to wrap it as it's going to be about 1/2" from the front grille. Got the front pipe on too, just need to sort the rest of the exhaust...
Forum: Rover Chat 11-09-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
Alternator is Denso and I think it might be...

Alternator is Denso and I think it might be knackered. I tried putting a live feed to the terminal where the white/red cable should be, switch ignition on and still no light. With the ignition still...
Forum: Rover Chat 09-09-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
The switch is fine, power is going through and...

The switch is fine, power is going through and switch warning comes on, but as you say maybe the relay isn't latching, should do though as I had all 5 relays replace by Paul a while back. I'm not...
Forum: Rover Chat 08-09-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
Yes worked fine before.

Yes worked fine before.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 08-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,786
Posted By twincamtone
Wow! Nice work, this is going to be crazy, guess...

Wow! Nice work, this is going to be crazy, guess ear defenders will appear on the white board when you're close to finishing ;)
Forum: Rover Builds 08-09-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By twincamtone
Don't put Cornwall there yet...The electrics are...

Don't put Cornwall there yet...The electrics are confusing the hell out me :(
Forum: Rover Chat 08-09-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
Cheers Bumble, interesting info, I didn't realise...

Cheers Bumble, interesting info, I didn't realise the engine had to be running, guess I will leave the rhw. The donor car had fogs fitted and working so maybe I have done something wrong somewhere,...
Forum: Rover Chat 07-09-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
Cheers buddy, yes it's mems3 will give that a go...

Cheers buddy, yes it's mems3 will give that a go tomorrow :)
Forum: Rover Builds 07-09-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By twincamtone
Getting stuck in to the wiring :( ...

Getting stuck in to the wiring :(

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1852/44488579512_f12c3b52ff_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aMiAJm)
Forum: Rover Chat 07-09-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By twincamtone
Wiring Problems

Hey guys,

I have fitted the entire zr wiring loom except obviously the abs and restraint system, also removed wiring for electric windows, mirrors, headlight levellers and sunroof.

I have...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 31-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By twincamtone
I won't be without a servo now, makes for...

I won't be without a servo now, makes for smoother braking when I get back in my daily drive ;)
Forum: Rover Builds 31-08-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,458
Posted By twincamtone
Cheers harrison541, I used a 3/4" BSP fitting, I...

Cheers harrison541, I used a 3/4" BSP fitting, I think it measures something like an inch...never did understand plumbing sizes:shock:

Andy, the main reason for making it adjustable was to make it...
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