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Forum: Suzuki Builds 23-10-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 129,653
Posted By Ronski
The more oxygen you get in the more fuel it will...

The more oxygen you get in the more fuel it will need, also if the air is cooler then there will be more oxygen, although 30% sounds a lot of extra fuel.
Forum: Newbie Forum 23-10-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By Ronski
If the seller does a cherished number transfer it...

If the seller does a cherished number transfer it will be assigned a new registration and V5.

It does not require a current MOT for this to be done, but there are some requirements.
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Forum: Honda Builds 17-10-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 103,503
Posted By Ronski
Nice pictures and cars, I like the bonnet louvres...

Nice pictures and cars, I like the bonnet louvres in the mini in the second picture.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 10-10-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
Nice plate, I've accepted it now, just one of...

Nice plate, I've accepted it now, just one of those things, no doubt by the time mine is finished they would have changed the rules again.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 06-10-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
So I finally got around to scanning in the rest...

So I finally got around to scanning in the rest of the pictures, unfortunately I don't get a lot of spare time, as when the weathers good I'm out in the garden finishing off the landscaping, I'll be...
Forum: Honda Builds 03-10-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 103,503
Posted By Ronski
Have to agree it does look very nice, great work.

Have to agree it does look very nice, great work.
Forum: Rover Chat 02-10-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Ronski
You say the current is OK, but that may well not...

You say the current is OK, but that may well not be the case for the earth wire - its common to both elements. With both elements on a standard H4 would draw around 10amps, so you have the additional...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-09-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Ronski
I'm not sure I'd trust Rivnuts either for a seat...

I'm not sure I'd trust Rivnuts either for a seat mounting, I've found them a bit hit and miss over the years. I'd probably go with the idea of drilling a hole just big enough for a socket and nut if...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 09-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,221
Posted By Ronski
That's looking good.

That's looking good.
Forum: Rover Chat 03-09-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Ronski
The flanged nuts shown in Instant Custards...

The flanged nuts shown in Instant Custards picture are often locking nuts, there's usually a slight crimp on the outside of the nut (makes it look slightly oval) so it doesn't come loose.
Forum: Rover Chat 31-08-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Ronski
Forgot to mention bolt length is measured from...

Forgot to mention bolt length is measured from under the head, so the heads not included in the length.

If you have a tap and die set you can use that to work out the pitch if you don't have a...
Forum: Rover Chat 31-08-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Ronski
Would it be an idea to post the dimensions,...

Would it be an idea to post the dimensions, thread pitch and strength rating (8.8, 10.9 or 12.9) then people can more easily source what they need?

The bolt rating is very important and refers to...
Forum: Rover Chat 29-08-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Ronski
There's a Z Car on TMF with a supercharged Vtec...

There's a Z Car on TMF with a supercharged Vtec producing 333hp, his 0-60 is 3.3 seconds, pulls away in second and just gets to 60 on the rev limiter. IIRC that weighs 750kg and the owner is a well...
Forum: Rover Chat 28-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Ronski
Haz, what you building? I've just looked up...

Haz, what you building?

I've just looked up 4 cars, my Tiguan, an AMG Merc, BMW M3 and a VW Beetle, got the weight and specs from Parkers website which also states the 0 - 60 time, the times that...
Forum: Rover Chat 28-08-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Ronski
Unless it's AWD or mid engined rear wheel drive...

Unless it's AWD or mid engined rear wheel drive of course ;)

Came across this calculator the other day, of course its not going to be 100% accurate, but it doesn't seem far out and of course has...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 25-08-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
Thanks Geordie, I may well do that, although I do...

Thanks Geordie, I may well do that, although I do have a long way to go before it's ready, but the info would be useful.

I also wonder if it would be worth getting the IVA done with the current...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 24-08-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
Thanks Phaeton, had a quick look at the shorter...

Thanks Phaeton, had a quick look at the shorter document, what makes it complicated is that they are covering so many different scenarios, does anybody know with certainty whether I'd require a basic...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 23-08-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
Thanks juggernaut I've already read it, the way I...

Thanks juggernaut I've already read it, the way I see it I don't have any legal choice. I will have to have a proper read up of the requirements - I'm use to interpreting DVSA rule books as I manage...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 22-08-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,156
Posted By Ronski
Thanks, will have to invest in one when I start...

Thanks, will have to invest in one when I start working on the Mini again.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 21-08-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
There are ways to find the VIN plate, but I'd...

There are ways to find the VIN plate, but I'd still be running a vehicle that was technically illegal as its radically modified. So given the work I still need to do it would make sense to build it...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 19-08-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ronski
Back at the beginning of June I sent off my V5...

Back at the beginning of June I sent off my V5 log book for the Mini for a change of address, sometime back in the 90's I'd also written the new engine CC and number on there. I expected to be in...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 19-08-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,156
Posted By Ronski
I'd also be interested in that please.

I'd also be interested in that please.
Forum: Honda Builds 18-08-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Ronski
@mikeb, is that your own site, as whenever I...

@mikeb, is that your own site, as whenever I click anything I get some dodgy looking pop ups.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 18-08-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,156
Posted By Ronski
Nice work, what fuel tank is that? Don't...

Nice work, what fuel tank is that?

Don't worry just scrolled up the page and seen its an old ATL tank.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 17-08-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Ronski
Never done one before, but looking at the item on...

Never done one before, but looking at the item on eBay I would get the end of the steering column machined the same size as the end of the quick release and then sleeve and weld both ends of the...
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