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Forum: Rover Chat 12-01-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By windymiller
I had a problem with mine when I first swapped...

I had a problem with mine when I first swapped the ratios. The output shaft was not locating properly in the roller bearing in the bell housing casing. The end of the shaft was hitting the rollers...
Forum: Rover Chat 05-01-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By windymiller
Here's mine from a Rover 25 Gti. Is this a MEMS3...

Here's mine from a Rover 25 Gti. Is this a MEMS3 ecu? I always thought it was but never really checked:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/05/8ccae5ddf0f7dedf5e6cd30222d5640c.jpg
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Forum: Rover Builds 24-12-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Great thinking fellas! The rad just clears...

Great thinking fellas!

The rad just clears the headlamp bowl as its angled backwards and slightly sideways. I'll need to check it again with the fan on the front though.
Forum: Rover Builds 24-12-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Managed a bit of festive welding tonight and...

Managed a bit of festive welding tonight and nearly finished the passengers side chassis leg:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/23/1844b6ab138fd6ef12b46d8acff06dce.jpg
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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 23-12-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By windymiller
No idea about the painting, but if you hit search...

No idea about the painting, but if you hit search on your mobile, then hit advanced search, it should work ;-)
Forum: Rover Builds 19-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
And the bottom barb is 16mm

And the bottom barb is 16mm
Forum: Rover Builds 19-12-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
Shame about the clutch :-( Here's the...

Shame about the clutch :-(

Here's the expansion bottle off my Rover 25:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/19/16478568e0775b84372db2252dee544d.jpg

18cm at the widest point.
Forum: Rover Builds 13-12-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
I've waited years to get a tig and lathe - the...

I've waited years to get a tig and lathe - the tig cost me 200 earlier this year and the lathe was an abandoned project that someone gave my dad years ago. Its a bit of a sqeeze in my single pre fab...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Good pic! Better than my crayon effort :-) I...

Good pic! Better than my crayon effort :-)

I didn't have the big torque wrench with me last night, so this was the next best thing. I'll do a few trials and borrow the 1000Nm torque wrench from...
Forum: Rover Builds 12-12-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
I did it like this: ...

I did it like this:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/11/3ea1380af968a2c7127107f9abd0208d.jpg
Forum: Rover Builds 12-12-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Not sure what u mean Shaun!!?? Can you do a...

Not sure what u mean Shaun!!?? Can you do a picture?
Forum: Rover Builds 12-12-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Thought I'd have a practice run welding...

Thought I'd have a practice run welding driveshafts tonight. Here are a couple of bolts I machined with a 30 degree chamfer:
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Forum: Rover Builds 12-12-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 230,184
Posted By windymiller
Nice one!

Nice one!
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 10-12-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By windymiller
I was going to have a go making my own at some...

I was going to have a go making my own at some point. My plan is to form the shape with chicken wire or similar, then overlay with fibreglass (or kevlar).
Forum: Rover Builds 10-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Thanks guys. Had a look last night and there's a...

Thanks guys. Had a look last night and there's a load of room to get the starter out. Its hard to see in the photos.

Thanks for pointing out the bleeding issue. I might fit a breather pipe/fitting...
Forum: Rover Builds 08-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
Here it is finished: ...

Here it is finished:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/08/7f3da8a9a931e8cd829bdba3f4b6df7d.jpg

Installed:
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Forum: Rover Builds 08-12-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,006
Posted By windymiller
I've shifted my attention to the cooling system...

I've shifted my attention to the cooling system now as I can't finish the passengers side until the rad and pipes are in place so here goes:

Managed to get a micra radiator in the hole:
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Forum: Rover Builds 07-12-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
Did you get it sorted?

Did you get it sorted?
Forum: Rover Chat 04-12-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By windymiller
Thanks for the help guys. I think I've found...

Thanks for the help guys. I think I've found space for the micra rad after all:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/04/00c10e0506b4649e6747346ab87b2210.jpg
Forum: Rover Builds 02-12-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
Here's a pic to try explain what I mean: ...

Here's a pic to try explain what I mean:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/02/2609d3ec51336560d2ba1834456d0e13.jpg

With the two cylinders mounted on their sides, air will be trapped above...
Forum: Rover Builds 02-12-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
Its the same setup as a Girling master that I...

Its the same setup as a Girling master that I have here.

Try bleeding it with the ports of the masyer pointing upwards, and the bleed nipple of the slave pointing upwards (leave the nipple where...
Forum: Rover Builds 02-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
Ah, right. Have you tried bleeding it with the...

Ah, right. Have you tried bleeding it with the ports upwards and the slave up in the air? You might need two people for it!
Forum: Rover Builds 02-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 63,764
Posted By windymiller
Are you sure you're connected to the right port...

Are you sure you're connected to the right port on the master cylinder?
Forum: Rover Builds 30-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 230,184
Posted By windymiller
Yeah, plutonium quality has gone down hill...

Yeah, plutonium quality has gone down hill recently. You'll need to refine your own using an old tumble dryer and some wheel wheights.
Forum: Rover Chat 30-11-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By windymiller
Yes, it'll be going up front so the metro hose...

Yes, it'll be going up front so the metro hose should make life easier!

Tomfc- you need to update your build with all this so I can have a nosey!!
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