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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By Oz
Slap me for suggesting it but can you change your...

Slap me for suggesting it but can you change your arches to something narrower ?

The reason I say so is because 10s tend to be in more Mini geometry friendly offsets and is you go for a less...
Forum: Rover Chat 19-08-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By Oz
I left a Metro FB group as all they'd do is call...

I left a Metro FB group as all they'd do is call us "Mini c**ts" for scrapping A series Metros for their engines
Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,563
Posted By Oz
http://www.stallard-engineering.co.uk/stories/Mini...

http://www.stallard-engineering.co.uk/stories/Minis/modifying_the_fuelling.htm

I also came across this years ago when I had my old Estate and was considering swapping my vtec across to it
Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,563
Posted By Oz
This is the recessed pump idea - this page (12)...

This is the recessed pump idea - this page (12) on this thread has good detailed photos

https://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=7665&page=12
...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,563
Posted By Oz
I've seen this done two ways, the first is to...

I've seen this done two ways, the first is to recess a section of the top of the tank so that the outlet is just below the top of the rest of the tank, the other was simply cutting a big round hole...
Forum: Honda Chat 14-08-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,396
Posted By Oz
Interesting comments. I'd heard about the...

Interesting comments. I'd heard about the "Watsons whine" but generally people have said it does fade over time to a degree and you get used to it and that it was reminiscent of the idler gear whine...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 14-08-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Oz
Personally I'd go for a ring with threaded holes...

Personally I'd go for a ring with threaded holes welded in to the top
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 14-08-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Oz
Thread moved to general from Honda Build as it's...

Thread moved to general from Honda Build as it's a more a tech question and also more people are likely to see it here and be able to answer than if its tucked away in a Honda build folder :)
Forum: Honda Chat 14-08-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,396
Posted By Oz
What made you change from a 3.7 to a 4.05 FD ? I...

What made you change from a 3.7 to a 4.05 FD ? I looked at it and didn't think going from standard FD to a 4.05 was really much of a benefit looking at the differences on a gear calculator (cue Shaun...
Forum: Rover Builds 08-08-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 20,327
Posted By Oz
No worries. I can't remember if it was...

No worries.

I can't remember if it was discussed on there but the taper of the top balljoints are different between the Mini and Metro/MGF top arms so you have to swap the Metro/MGF top balljoint...
Forum: Rover Builds 06-08-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 20,327
Posted By Oz
https://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=15614...

https://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=15614&highlight=brakes&page=4

Some pic and chat on this thread (page 4 onwards) of how K series hubs were fitted to a Mini based frame. Mods needed to...
Forum: Honda Chat 30-07-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By Oz
I only do spirited road driving and feel the...

I only do spirited road driving and feel the definite benefits of the lsd, especially at lower speeds, standing starts, sharp corners and hairpins where without the lsd you can tell that one wheel...
Forum: Honda Chat 29-07-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By Oz
I run the standard Honda helical LSD in mine and...

I run the standard Honda helical LSD in mine and it is excellent, I'd hate to drive one of these conversions without an LSD
Forum: Other Mini Builds 18-07-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,111
Posted By Oz
You're still talking about cars, yeah ?? :lol:

You're still talking about cars, yeah ?? :lol:
Forum: Honda Chat 17-07-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,396
Posted By Oz
It's not something I've looked in to. I think...

It's not something I've looked in to. I think most people do ITBs with homemade manifolds and 2nd hand bike ITBs from eBay on a standalone ecu. I think there's a company called something like Boggs...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 15-07-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By Oz
Edited for you :D

Edited for you :D
Forum: Honda Chat 15-07-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,396
Posted By Oz
The B16 and B18 are identical save for the B18 is...

The B16 and B18 are identical save for the B18 is slightly taller. Unless you get a complete engine and box you can reuse your B16 gearbox. Even if you use the b18 box the gearbox mounts are the...
Forum: Rover Builds 05-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By Oz
http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii314/kingbooty...

http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii314/kingbooty36/P220308_130501.jpg

There are some great photos on here

https://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=5992&page=3

a third of the way down...
Forum: Rover Chat 02-07-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Oz
The Metro arm pivot shaft is 40mm or so shorter...

The Metro arm pivot shaft is 40mm or so shorter than a Mini one so without making a new outer bracket it is not a bolt-on fit

You could press out the Metro stub axle and fit a Mini one but you...
Forum: Honda Chat 01-07-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By Oz
I think in the UK we call it Auto Testing

I think in the UK we call it Auto Testing
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 28-06-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 70,841
Posted By Oz
Cool, thanks for the info :beer:

Cool, thanks for the info :beer:
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 27-06-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 70,841
Posted By Oz
Have you made up an adapter to mount the calipers...

Have you made up an adapter to mount the calipers further out ?
Forum: Other Mini Builds 27-06-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,103
Posted By Oz
Did you run the rear brake pipe through the...

Did you run the rear brake pipe through the subframe ? That'll be a total pain if you need to remove the front frame in the future wont it ?
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 26-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 70,841
Posted By Oz
What brakes/caliper/discs are these from ?

What brakes/caliper/discs are these from ?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-06-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Oz
The first AWD conversion he did was to his...

The first AWD conversion he did was to his pick-up using a D series, based on the Shuttle but the current turboed Mini saloon Rally Car (Project Squirrel) is B series CRV based
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