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Forum: Vauxhall Chat 26-07-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,623
Posted By mturbo23
Hi minimanryan thanks no it wasnt an innocenti...

Hi minimanryan thanks no it wasnt an innocenti just an 89 City.

I am running a remote servo with an OBP Pedal box (don't use, see other posts for reasons!). I just decided to put it in the engine...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 05-06-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,976
Posted By mturbo23
Yea OBP setup was a big waste of time and money...

Yea OBP setup was a big waste of time and money really regret it now. I had to reinforce it too.

For the alternator I used the standard Allspeed bracket but reinforced it and used an alternator...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 03-06-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,976
Posted By mturbo23
Hi there I have done an X16XE in standard round...

Hi there I have done an X16XE in standard round nose front. It is very tight and I would most likely do a removable front next time, but it fits!

See bottom picture here:...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 22-03-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By mturbo23
I have done the same conversion and also changed...

I have done the same conversion and also changed to a smaller alternator than standard vaux one (after it expired). This has helped no end with the vibrations.

I initially purchased a Yaris one...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 14-12-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,288
Posted By mturbo23
Hi sounds like you have got a good plan there...

Hi sounds like you have got a good plan there then.

I dont have a build diary but there is a pic of mine on this post http://www.16vminiclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26688

Mines the red one...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 14-12-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,288
Posted By mturbo23
Hi knoxy looks like you are making good progress....

Hi knoxy looks like you are making good progress.

I have also done an x16xe conversion and thought this might be useful to you. With regard to the master cylinder clearance on mine I decided it...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 09-09-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,623
Posted By mturbo23
I have put a X16XE in a standard non removable...

I have put a X16XE in a standard non removable round nose. It doesn't make working on it very easy or practical but it does fit! Mine uses an Allspeed frame.

I used the top part of the inlet you...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 12-01-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 35,847
Posted By mturbo23
Looks like you might need a different linkage. I...

Looks like you might need a different linkage. I had trouble with fitment on the Corsa one that came with my engine. It didnt line up with the hole.

I ended up buying one off a Vectra I think....
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 10-01-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Cheers for all the help. Think I will get...

Cheers for all the help.

Think I will get hold of a Yaris alternator and see if can modify the allspeed bracket. Hopefully it wont vibrate as much with a smaller alternator. Also need to look into...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-01-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Thanks that does look a good option considering...

Thanks that does look a good option considering its new.

Only problem I would have is the pulley is wrong for mine. It needs to be a 5 v ribbed type.

Are they easy to change? Wouldn't want to...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-01-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Yea I remember reading a post about someone else...

Yea I remember reading a post about someone else using the Yaris one in a similar conversion to mine.

Unfortunately I cannot mount it that way as it is in a standard steel roundnose front. I just...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-01-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Thanks for the info. I must admit that I did...

Thanks for the info. I must admit that I did think it was a bit too heavy when I fitted it.

I was thinking of using a Yaris alternator instead. Something like this:...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 07-01-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Hoping to have a look at this again soon. I...

Hoping to have a look at this again soon.

I know it need bracing but still at a loss on where to brace it! Any ideas?

Only options I can see are either to brace it to the frame or block, as...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 28-11-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,171
Posted By mturbo23
I would second that minijim. I also bought the...

I would second that minijim. I also bought the OBP pedal box and wished I hadn't wasted so much money and time on it! I am considering going back to a modified mini pedal box setup.

I have had to...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 10-10-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By mturbo23
Sounds like it might be worth trying a 0.75...

Sounds like it might be worth trying a 0.75 master cylinder then.

Had a right game trying to bleed the thing last time, so hope it wont be as bad this time! Wish I had just modified the mini...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 07-10-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By mturbo23
Clutch Master Cylinder Size? OBP

Just done my first trackday at Combe since the conversion and things went well however the gears were snagging.

Im using an OBP pedal box linked to the Vauxhall slave with a 0.7 bore master...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 20-09-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Thanks for the replies. revingtosh do you...

Thanks for the replies.

revingtosh do you have any pics of your bracing bracket and how you have done it?

I know I could mount it to the frame but dont know if this is a good idea as it wont...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 19-09-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,546
Posted By mturbo23
Question Allspeed Alternator Bracket Vibration

Hi I have not long finished an X16XE conversion which I am very happy with apart from a bad vibration at 2.5-3000 rpm. I have tracked this down to the alternator bracket I got from Allspeed.

I...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 04-04-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By mturbo23
I have just had the same issue with my X16XE....

I have just had the same issue with my X16XE. Originally thought it was the crankshaft oil seal. In the end I used the Vauxhall sealant after normal gasket sealant failed to work. I have only just...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 09-03-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By mturbo23
I have fitted an aftermarket one off ebay on my...

I have fitted an aftermarket one off ebay on my X16XE (from Corsa) and did buy an Allspeed brake servo conversion bracket thing. It did fit but it was very tight between the manifold and the arm for...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 15-01-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By mturbo23
Thanks for all the help guys. In the end I took...

Thanks for all the help guys. In the end I took the AIT and Coolant temp sensors out and checked the values changed with the multimeter when exposed to heat.
They all gave what seemed to be the...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 16-12-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By mturbo23
might be worth taking a look at this...

might be worth taking a look at this http://sharp.direct.gov.uk/ if you go down the motorbike helmet route. It gives you information on helmet safety.

I would also recommend you try on the helmet...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 16-12-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By mturbo23
Cheers will see how I get on and report back soon!

Cheers will see how I get on and report back soon!
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 15-12-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By mturbo23
you need to find out if its the power supply or...

you need to find out if its the power supply or socket on motherboard. Can you borrow a known working lead? Most Dells are the same.

If it is the socket on the laptop then you could try taking it...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 15-12-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By mturbo23
yeah I think this might be the next step (before...

yeah I think this might be the next step (before the coolant temp sensor) if I can work out the wiring. Might just try and put it in for the MOT anyway and sort it after.

Ideally I would like to...
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