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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-10-2018, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Pete649
You can't rush these things.

You can't rush these things.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-02-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Pete649
DfT Consultation - Road Vehicles Improving Air Quality & Safety

I have just been forwarded this link but haven't really gone through it in detail yet.

http://www.badobsessionmotorsport.co.uk/urgent-dot-consultation-news/
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-02-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Pete649
Thanks for the heads-up. Will give them a shout...

Thanks for the heads-up. Will give them a shout and report back.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-02-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Pete649
Yamaha R1 Sump Baffle Plate

Is anyone on here running an early R1 engine with a sump baffle plate?

Been looking around on various sites but all I can find are some aluminium ones that have drain tabs that look like they...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 03-01-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 48
Sticky: Server Costs
Views: 9,305
Posted By Pete649
Gift sent with cheeky card :-)

Gift sent with cheeky card :-)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 16-12-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,211
Posted By Pete649
Time to back pedal. All you are doing is...

Time to back pedal. All you are doing is comparing so you would only need a known scrub radius for one setup as has been mentioned earlier. As an aside, the KPI for a mini is listed as 9 degrees 30...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-12-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,211
Posted By Pete649
Don't you need to know both the scrub radius and...

Don't you need to know both the scrub radius and the KPI? There is nowhere to enter the KPI information on the site, unless I am missing something.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-12-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,211
Posted By Pete649
Cool site. I wonder if they can be persuaded to...

Cool site. I wonder if they can be persuaded to go down to 10 inch rims.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-11-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,211
Posted By Pete649
Does that mean what I think it means, you put the...

Does that mean what I think it means, you put the 100 pcd wheel on and tighten the wheel nuts up until the wheel 'fits'.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 18-09-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,466
Posted By Pete649
Having gone through it I'm with gazwad's...

Having gone through it I'm with gazwad's interpretation above.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 17-09-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,466
Posted By Pete649
I am in the Isle of Man and we have never had...

I am in the Isle of Man and we have never had annual MOT's for any cars.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 04-09-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,733
Posted By Pete649
Unfortunately fraud is only too common these days...

Unfortunately fraud is only too common these days and it is all too easy to become a victim of it.

The main thing is that you are getting your money back.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-08-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By Pete649
KAD Callipers with 10 Ultralites

Has anyone fitted the KAD 7.75 inch calliper and disk setup with 6x10 Ultralites?

I have tried the template for the KAD 7.9 inch calliper with one of my wheels and it did not fit by some margin so...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 30-07-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Pete649
Yes, I think I will, even if it is just for my...

Yes, I think I will, even if it is just for my own peace of mind.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 29-07-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Pete649
There is a toggle switch on the dashboard to turn...

There is a toggle switch on the dashboard to turn the ignition on and off so flip that, push the start button and the engine starts. No key required.

I don't mind the setup being that way, I just...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Pete649
Key Start

So, I have bought this mini with a Yamaha R1 Lynx AE conversion in. Thing is, the engine is not on a key start. The engine can be started by just pushing a button (although the steering lock has...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48
Sticky: Server Costs
Views: 9,305
Posted By Pete649
Gift sent :-)

Gift sent :-)
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 29-05-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
Cheers, will give them a try also.

Cheers, will give them a try also.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-05-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
Graham Sykes have just come back with a quote for...

Graham Sykes have just come back with a quote for 240 (limited to 3000 miles). Still have a couple of other enquires pending but at least I can fall back to that. I feel a bit happier now. Was...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-05-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
Who are you insured with InstantCustard?, if you...

Who are you insured with InstantCustard?, if you don't mind me asking.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-05-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
I can reduce the mileage to 3k, thats still 57...

I can reduce the mileage to 3k, thats still 57 miles a week which in reality will not get exceeded.

I will ask about classic policies going forward. Cheers.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-05-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
Yeah, I wonder what qualifies it as a kit car. I...

Yeah, I wonder what qualifies it as a kit car. I was wondering if the inflated price was because they priced it as a modified version of a road going car rather than a kit car, if you see what I mean.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-05-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
Shouldn't be. I have been told that the IOM is...

Shouldn't be. I have been told that the IOM is the cheapest insurance area minus 10%.

Told them it was worth 15k so maybe could reduce that when getting other quotes.

The quote I got was for...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-05-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pete649
Insurance.... (again?)

Sorry if this has been covered before. I have done a search with some limited success. Anyway, the last related thread I found was some 3 years old, so....

Looking to buy a finished Mini wth a...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-11-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By Pete649
No confirmation needed! :p

No confirmation needed! :p
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