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Forum: Honda Builds Today, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Oz
My mate came around on Saturday to weld in the...

My mate came around on Saturday to weld in the box for the steering rack and discovered why I've been having so much trouble welding - user error :lol: !! I hadn't turned the regulator valve all the...
Forum: Honda Chat Today, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By Oz
Sounds about right to me

Sounds about right to me
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 11-07-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Oz
My 2ps worth is that a roll cage is designed for...

My 2ps worth is that a roll cage is designed for competition and as such it should be used in conjunction with race seats and harnesses. The rear roll hoop is usually placed right where your head...
Forum: Rover Builds 09-07-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,673
Posted By Oz
Lol, getting the air in to it is not a problem,...

Lol, getting the air in to it is not a problem, its getting it compressed and ignited without blowing the head off the block or cracking the bores/liners that's the issue ;)
Forum: Rover Chat 05-07-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 651
Posted By Oz
If you've got excessive pedal movement then there...

If you've got excessive pedal movement then there is an issue.

I know you've bled them but there could still be some air trapped somewhere, usually bubbles gather on a high point like the top of a...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 03-07-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,178
Posted By Oz
:beer: I've got enough going on with...

:beer:



I've got enough going on with trying to get my vtec rebuilt .. .slowest progress ever, I'm more likely to hire you to come over and finish it at this rate :lol:
Forum: Other Mini Builds 03-07-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,178
Posted By Oz
Is that it finished now or are you going to keep...

Is that it finished now or are you going to keep working on it (rear mount rad, tune it up etc) ?
Forum: Honda Chat 29-06-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Oz
Moved from Honda Builds to Honda Chat forum

Moved from Honda Builds to Honda Chat forum
Forum: Honda Chat 29-06-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Oz
A steering rack from a Sportspack Mini (13...

A steering rack from a Sportspack Mini (13 wheels) which is exactly the same as a normal Mini rack except it has a reduced lock to stop the bigger wheels rubbing.
Forum: Honda Chat 28-06-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Oz
On FB he says its 450 for a fully stand alone...

On FB he says its 450 for a fully stand alone plug and play loom with fuses, relays, inertia cut-off switch and diagnostic plug - 350 if you supply your own loom.
Forum: Honda Chat 26-06-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Oz
Google or FB VDM Motorsport, they are UK based...

Google or FB VDM Motorsport, they are UK based and make/convert looms for Mini to Honda conversions
Forum: Rover Chat 06-06-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Oz
Before adjusting the geometry get corner weights...

Before adjusting the geometry get corner weights properly adjusted as it doesn't matter how good your geometry is it will still pull all over the place if your corner weights are out.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-05-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Oz
With my Watsons frame I found I had to wind my...

With my Watsons frame I found I had to wind my adjustable dampers up quite hard to counter the roll. Watsons then started doing helper springs which fit inside the original springs (a bit like double...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-05-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Oz
I doubt you'd get rubber cones in a Metro frame...

I doubt you'd get rubber cones in a Metro frame without a lot of modification. I've only seen it done by cutting off the whole top section where the spring sits and welding on a tower cut from a Mini...
Forum: Honda Chat 18-05-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Oz
A friend of mine got one sent from either...

A friend of mine got one sent from either Minispares or Minisport (can't remember which) and they agreed to send it but on condition that he accepted liability for it in transit.
Forum: Honda Chat 18-05-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Oz
What method have you been bleeding the system ?

What method have you been bleeding the system ?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-05-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Oz
I set mine to 0 deg as per the Metro standard...

I set mine to 0 deg as per the Metro standard settings
Forum: Honda Chat 15-05-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By Oz
As a guide here is the info from Allspeeds site

As a guide here is the info from Allspeeds site
Forum: Honda Chat 08-05-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Oz
I've fitted Mini specific dampers to my Watsons...

I've fitted Mini specific dampers to my Watsons frame (Spax and Gaz) and had no issues. Can you swap the sleeves or bushings over ?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 03-05-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Oz
Wow, how patronising and condescending, I hope...

Wow, how patronising and condescending, I hope you feel better getting that off your chest. Here you might find this useful for future reference
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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 01-05-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Oz
Yes although it seems totally counter intuitive...

Yes although it seems totally counter intuitive because you think of putting your finger over half of a hose pipe and the water comes out with much more force so why does this not happen with the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 01-05-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Oz
Because with a dual braking system you do not...

Because with a dual braking system you do not have an "entire system" you have two completely separate systems which only share a brake fluid reservoir and are operated by one pedal. That's the whole...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 30-04-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Oz
Yes and no... No as in the two circuits are...

Yes and no...

No as in the two circuits are separate

but...

Yes as in if you change the front brakes to ones with a large capacity (ie 2 pots to 4 pots) then you need to shift more fluid to...
Forum: Honda Chat 26-04-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Oz
I still think your Alternator is faulty - you...

I still think your Alternator is faulty - you said on FB that the output with the engine running is (on a test meter) 12.1v and it doesn't change with revs. The Alternator should be putting out...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-04-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Oz
If you are using Metro 4 pots then yes use the...

If you are using Metro 4 pots then yes use the ERA rear cylinders. If you are using aftermarket 4 post then speak to the manufacturer (KAD, Minisport etc) and ask them the best ones to use with their...
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