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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 13-02-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Harley
You cant always just buy the smallest one. You...

You cant always just buy the smallest one. You need to make sure it has the right pulley, turns the correct way for how you want to make it, uses the correct refrigerant, and has an internal volume...
Forum: Honda Chat 30-01-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Harley
I didnít even do that- I just used two big...

I didnít even do that- I just used two big screwdrivers!
Forum: Honda Chat 20-12-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Harley
Works the same as a vh44j (cooper s) booster. ...

Works the same as a vh44j (cooper s) booster.
Its kind of just a pressure intensifier.
Forum: Honda Chat 20-12-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Harley
My deluxe has 8.4 brakes and no booster- youíre...

My deluxe has 8.4 brakes and no booster- youíre welcome to come round and drive it to see how it feels.
Check your engineering certificate though- if a booster is listed it might just be easier to...
Forum: Honda Chat 05-11-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Harley
How to make a standard Honda clutch master cylinder work.

I had to pull my clutch master out today to put a seal kit through it - thought whilst I was at it I would measure up the parts in my clutch setup and post them here if they are of use to anybody...
Forum: Honda Chat 25-09-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,894
Posted By Harley
Were there different master cylinders available...

Were there different master cylinders available from Honda?

I keep seeing post after post here about people wanting a better clutch pedal because it feels too heavy or on/off - is everyone going...
Forum: Honda Chat 16-09-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Harley
Check the wire from the ecu to the relay, if...

Check the wire from the ecu to the relay, if there are any splices along the way that have failed then it could be that.
Forum: Honda Chat 12-09-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Harley
If you already have the MTB2 bracket then just...

If you already have the MTB2 bracket then just use that.
You just have to cut off the bottom mounts and weld on some new ones that are more compact. That would be easier than making a new one from...
Forum: Honda Chat 20-08-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Harley
Ah okay- whatever it is I dont have that bit on...

Ah okay- whatever it is I dont have that bit on mine. My one uses the honda clevis which doesnt have that bit you’ve pointed to.
Forum: Honda Chat 20-08-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Harley
Kind of sounds like your spacer isn't long...

Kind of sounds like your spacer isn't long enough.
I have the stock honda M/C in mine and the rubber cap goes close to the bulkhead, but not through it.
Forum: Honda Builds 04-08-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,273
Posted By Harley
Why would that be a problem? Alternator is on...

Why would that be a problem? Alternator is on bracket attached to engine to the belt tension never changes.
Forum: Honda Chat 01-08-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By Harley
I have a 3.42 final in my B16 and it still has...

I have a 3.42 final in my B16 and it still has enough go in first and second to change lanes on you when you put the foot down!
Drives fine at 30mph in 5th too - engine barely ticks over 1400 rpm...
Forum: Honda Chat 25-07-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Harley
You can lighten the ‘weight’ of the pedal if you...

You can lighten the ‘weight’ of the pedal if you alter the setup to make full use of the pedals travel without a stopper- for example changing to a smaller master cylinder and using more pedal travel...
Forum: Honda Chat 24-07-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Harley
What master cylinder / pedal combo do you have?

What master cylinder / pedal combo do you have?
Forum: Honda Builds 21-07-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By Harley
Thats okay - but I were you I would check that...

Thats okay - but I were you I would check that front mount for bolt tightness and weld cracks every 500 miles or so. It has a lot of weight to cope with!
Forum: Honda Builds 20-07-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By Harley
Whats holding the engine in? Looks like the main...

Whats holding the engine in? Looks like the main engine mount has been removed for space to mount the alternator.
Forum: Honda Chat 09-07-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Harley
I just saturated my block with degreaser and...

I just saturated my block with degreaser and scrubbed it with a small wire brush, then more degreaser followed by an air dry. When dry, I then used metholated spirits and a rag to wipe it all down...
Forum: Honda Chat 07-07-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Harley
Just use a stock civic one and modify it to suit.

Just use a stock civic one and modify it to suit.
Forum: Honda Builds 04-07-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,243
Posted By Harley
Yep I put those springs in my car too - they are...

Yep I put those springs in my car too - they are rubbish in a heavy conversion mini. They just bottom out/ bind up.
I'm considering putting some race springs in instead to try, otherwise I'll just...
Forum: Honda Chat 01-07-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Harley
Charcoal canister is elsewhere in the car. Black...

Charcoal canister is elsewhere in the car. Black box on back of engine is part of the breathing system.
Forum: Honda Chat 15-06-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By Harley
Mini pedal in stock configuration isnt suitable...

Mini pedal in stock configuration isnt suitable for a honda engine.
Most people i believe are following a suggested mod of taking about 1.5in (40mm) out of the top of the pedal and adding it into...
Forum: Honda Chat 28-05-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Harley
I use a MPI mini 4x maxi blade fuse unit in the...

I use a MPI mini 4x maxi blade fuse unit in the engine bay to cope with the big stuff like main power distribution, and normal blade fuses in the car for the rest where they can be hidden out of the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 11-05-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By Harley
Id be concerned about that location being prone...

Id be concerned about that location being prone to dirt and moisture that could be too much for the reservior cap to cope with, or some freak case where a large stone flicks up and cracks a tank.
...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 03-05-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,710
Posted By Harley
Didn't see this thread has taken off! To...

Didn't see this thread has taken off!

To answer some questions - I have standard rover brake servo / master cylinder and the proportion valve inderneath.

I did some playing around on the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-04-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,710
Posted By Harley
Rear wheel cylinder sizes

Hi all, ive done a road test of my b16 mini and found the rear brakes lock up pretty easy with the 5/8 bore rear cylinders.
Not sure if this is due to increased weight up front or what but I've had...
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