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Forum: Honda Builds 16-08-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,154
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Posted By Aubrey_Boy
That's a great time Have you had it...

That's a great time

Have you had it cornerweighted or do know what it weighs now?
Forum: Other Mini Builds 12-11-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 33,351
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Steve, Hope your fully recovered? ...

Steve,

Hope your fully recovered?

Looking good

As far as exhaust silencer temps go, I'd just go with some temp tabs on the silencer body and let it idle then run it up a bit? Got to be the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-09-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,023
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
XE Turbo ...

XE Turbo

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj114/AubreyBoy/Mini/DSC_5037_zpswoyscicx.jpg (http://s270.photobucket.com/user/AubreyBoy/media/Mini/DSC_5037_zpswoyscicx.jpg.html)

12kg with...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 09-09-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
As the Mini wheelbase is shorter (Roughly 15%) it...

As the Mini wheelbase is shorter (Roughly 15%) it will tend to pitch and lift more with the same ratio of spring rate to the MGF/TF

Coupled with the fact that projects always tend to end up...
Forum: Rover Chat 18-05-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,048
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Looking good, I mocked up something very similar...

Looking good, I mocked up something very similar with my XE installation but ended up front mount for a few reasons, one being radiated heat but the main being the fact I didn't think I could package...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 01-05-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,841
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Looks really good Mark, I wondered where...

Looks really good Mark,

I wondered where you'd got to with this

The idea of working on something that shiny still scares me to death
Forum: Rover Builds 04-01-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,010
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Yes I think if it is over the gearbox you have to...

Yes I think if it is over the gearbox you have to go down the back with the DP.

I couldn't fit a DP down the back between the starter, driveshaft and the rack, can you fit in between these or are...
Forum: Rover Builds 04-01-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,010
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Hi Andy, I think you mentioned std length...

Hi Andy,

I think you mentioned std length round nose

Packaging wise I am so glad I stuck with a front mount turbo, if you can fit the turbo at the front it leaves the area in front of the...
Forum: Honda Builds 23-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,193
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
All looks very nice, weren't these 100mm PCD ?...

All looks very nice, weren't these 100mm PCD ? Isn't that the Vaux / VW PCD?

Do you have 100mm PCD or have you got to adapt them?
Forum: Wanted 14-11-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-10-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,744
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Miglia's aren't especially lightweight. ...

Miglia's aren't especially lightweight.

Assuming the regs haven't changed recently... when I was last involved with them they were 660kg including driver
Forum: Other Mini Builds 17-10-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Hi Ed, I missed this post One thing to...

Hi Ed,

I missed this post

One thing to consider, I read somewhere on the Internet (So please treat with some caution) that the MGF / TF front frame was fitted at an angle compared to how the...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 02-10-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Ed If you put the rear MGF top wishbone in the...

Ed If you put the rear MGF top wishbone in the same relative position as it is in the MGF it is 104mm to the wishbone pivot axis up from the wheel centre, obviously the wishbone will articulate up...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 01-10-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Hi Ed, Again thanks for the photos, the...

Hi Ed,

Again thanks for the photos, the relative position (height) of the diff centreline to say the top of the cam cover seems a lot different to the XE, the 1.8T basically misses the rack...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 30-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
I wouldn't say the MGF rear suspension is so bad...

I wouldn't say the MGF rear suspension is so bad (but certainly not my first choice) it's more that it is trying to fix a problem that wont be present on your chassis, as lateral force builds and the...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 29-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Sorry, "more long wrighting" ;) Ed, I have a...

Sorry, "more long wrighting" ;)

Ed, I have a suspicion that you have a hidden agenda, you are preparing for AWD with your MGF/TF rear suspension possibility?

I can have a pretty good estimate...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 28-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Weight would still be my biggest concern with...

Weight would still be my biggest concern with adding MGF / R100 stuff to the rear (That is compared to any real advantage the parts will give). I am not completely sure I assume you mean an MGF rear...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 27-09-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
It really depends on your reason for modifying...

It really depends on your reason for modifying the rear end, I am currently considering the same options.

In my mind the only reason to do it is to save weight.

The std rear subframe weighs...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 27-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
I'd definitely leave the Mini rear subframe as it...

I'd definitely leave the Mini rear subframe as it is, by that I mean keep it based around Mini radius arms as I don't see a reason to change it really, pretty well every other option will just add...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 26-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Thank you for the kind words Ed, When you...

Thank you for the kind words Ed,

When you said the pictures didn't work it didn't cross my mind you would be referring to the old RWD thread.

When you mentioned using the R100 / MGF stuff I...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 24-09-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
I did quite a bit of work to try and see how I...

I did quite a bit of work to try and see how I could make my suspension work with both A and K series knuckles with the minimum of parts needing to be changed...

Because the upper ball joint is...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 23-09-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Hi Ed, If you mean my current build, it's...

Hi Ed,

If you mean my current build, it's here:

http://www.turbominis.co.uk/forums/index.php?p=vt&tid=479642

The old RWD build got messed up when I sorted out my Photobucket into sections if...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 23-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Hi Ed, The K Metro hubs with ET40 offset (I...

Hi Ed,

The K Metro hubs with ET40 offset (I am using ET44) and above wheels will be the best for resisting torque steer

If you want it to be as light as possible then 10s and ally knuckles /...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 23-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
If you are desperate for 10's then obviously the...

If you are desperate for 10's then obviously the MGF stuff has to go...

But with your likely power level (250hp ?) I would prefer the hub level offset that the R100 / MGF stuff gives over the A...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 12-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,480
Posted By Aubrey_Boy
Looks ace Ed, So good to see something...

Looks ace Ed,

So good to see something different, but then you do, do different.

You do realise that if you had done this two years ago my build would be finished now, I searched high and low...
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