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Forum: Rover Chat 17-04-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By edk83
I'm betting ignition system related too, I've...

I'm betting ignition system related too, I've turned my pump off at idle and it will splutter for at least a couple of seconds before dying, not just cut out.
Forum: Rover Builds 11-04-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 213,871
Posted By edk83
pretty pretty You know your getting obsessed...

pretty pretty

You know your getting obsessed when you start fitting your axle stands with wood covered in thick carpet :)
Forum: Suzuki Chat 11-04-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By edk83
I bought mine used and modified it to fit, I...

I bought mine used and modified it to fit, I ended up buying new masters and pots as well so maybe I should have bought new.

I have been told they have increased the steel thickness now, mine is...
Forum: Suzuki Chat 10-04-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By edk83
do you mean obp? Yeah they can be set...

do you mean obp?

Yeah they can be set accurately, also they can be locked in place with a bolt and pin.
Put a bias valve in the rear line as well for further adaptability
You dont normally run a...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 09-04-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
All bled ok, had to drop the caliper off rather...

All bled ok, had to drop the caliper off rather than swing it down. Cut some wooden blocks to fit in the calipers but luckily they wind back a bit anyway with them being handbrake ones.

Now to...
Forum: Rover Builds 05-04-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 34,623
Posted By edk83
I turned the thing 90 degrees and bolted through...

I turned the thing 90 degrees and bolted through the gearbox end as well, mine kept slipping with just the clamp
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 02-04-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
So I've not done a huge amount recently, mainly...

So I've not done a huge amount recently, mainly due to doing a lot of fixing my new Jag daily beater.

The rear hubs do now look like this though. Shiny new GM bearings and hub nuts done to 175nm...
Forum: Rover Chat 20-02-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By edk83
Also the blue injectors are enough to support a...

Also the blue injectors are enough to support a fair bit of power
I'm running 175hp with high lift cams on a 160vvc and its set very rich, around 10:1 - it could be leaned out but then we'd also...
Forum: Rover Chat 20-02-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By edk83
Have a look at Saws tuning, Stephen only charges...

Have a look at Saws tuning, Stephen only charges about 130 for a remap and he can do everything that K maps do.

The '170' race map will be ps, the same as the factory is 160ps (158hp).

At saws...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 07-01-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Replacement fluid pots fitted, annoying job but...

Replacement fluid pots fitted, annoying job but liking the newness.
...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 20-12-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Fuel filler fixed, happy with the result. Had to...

Fuel filler fixed, happy with the result. Had to get it from the usa as I couldn't find the right bolt pattern anywhere else.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4883/46340288882_65302c4174_h.jpg
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-12-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
So I don't think the car will move much over...

So I don't think the car will move much over winter but I've a few little jobs to do.

First is change the hydraulic fluid pots as they weep at the seals which is rather annoying, these were 2nd...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 12-11-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Some pictures from the NEC this weekend :) ...

Some pictures from the NEC this weekend :)

The Allegro club stand was in a good position this year, I also managed to get a sit in a GT40, orange wheels for the win! Harris Mann signed one of the...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 05-11-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Thanks :) Check out the torque curve on the...

Thanks :) Check out the torque curve on the nitrous

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4831/45010421744_7260122cbb_b.jpg
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 05-11-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
It went for a thrashing on a dyno yesterday. ...

It went for a thrashing on a dyno yesterday.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/45678384732_b4dc029bed_h.jpg


I'll take that for a little K series I think :)
...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 29-10-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
no worries lol

no worries lol
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 23-10-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Thanks :) I'm running standard mgf 240mm...

Thanks :)

I'm running standard mgf 240mm brakes on the front and Allegro rear drums.
Obp pedal box with no servo, has a balance bar set to bias the fronts and I have a valve in the rear line as...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-10-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 115,473
Posted By edk83
Great news, looks like it will be better than...

Great news, looks like it will be better than before as well.
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 07-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Yeah I think he claims 180hp with them and...

Yeah I think he claims 180hp with them and breathing mods.

There is a forum thread about someone who fitted them and did a rolling road before and after, gained a little torque but no extra hp....
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 07-10-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Well after lapping the vvc control shaft into the...

Well after lapping the vvc control shaft into the journals in the carrier it seems to be nice and smooth. I had to drain and clean out the followers as they were jacked up which meant the cams were...
Forum: Rover Chat 23-09-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,472
Posted By edk83
I used a broom handle to centre my clutch, worked...

I used a broom handle to centre my clutch, worked a treat :)
Forum: Rover Builds 21-09-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 213,871
Posted By edk83
It certainly works! Not sure if it caused my...

It certainly works! Not sure if it caused my slight head gasket leak though.

What injectors did you buy? Factory blue ones?
Forum: Rover Builds 20-09-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 213,871
Posted By edk83
Great news! So the nitrous didn't break your...

Great news!

So the nitrous didn't break your bottom then?
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
Yeah the cam carrier is the correct one, my...

Yeah the cam carrier is the correct one, my sprockets are marked as well and are correct.

They used wellseal to seal the cam carrier on, I've asked them about it and they say it's better than the...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 62,616
Posted By edk83
My vvc belt timing when the engine is at tdc+90...

My vvc belt timing when the engine is at tdc+90 and front cam marks aligned

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1891/44671897071_25608e67ff_h.jpg

When I removed the vvc hcu body the plunger was just...
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