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Forum: Rover Builds 10-04-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Broomer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v09Xr0CDcgU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v09Xr0CDcgU
Forum: Rover Chat 16-01-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Broomer
Thanks chaps, ill try it and report back!

Thanks chaps, ill try it and report back!
Forum: Rover Chat 15-01-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Broomer
Engine managment query

Evening ladies and gents,

i have aquired a 1.8 solid cam K series for a bargain price, only thing is there is no 5as or key fobs with the engine.

Is it possible / advisable to run the engine on...
Forum: Rover Chat 13-01-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By Broomer
I am a bit biased, but i dont think you can beat...

I am a bit biased, but i dont think you can beat a K mini for the power - weight - price.
Forum: Rover Builds 13-01-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
I know burny! i couldnt keep up.

I know burny! i couldnt keep up.
Forum: Rover Chat 28-11-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By Broomer
I dont have a rev counter..., but it always...

I dont have a rev counter..., but it always sounds about right?
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 26-11-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 127,344
Posted By Broomer
Ah, so its a good thing my floor buckles and...

Ah, so its a good thing my floor buckles and creaks under heavy acceleration and braking... SWEEET!
Forum: Rover Chat 25-11-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By Broomer
Mine is terrible. sub 20mpg my last run. But i do...

Mine is terrible. sub 20mpg my last run. But i do drive it like an absolute G.

its not a vvc though.just a 1.6.
Forum: Rover Chat 07-10-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By Broomer
Yes, the pedal from a non servo'd pedal box,...

Yes, the pedal from a non servo'd pedal box, aswell as the pedal return spring.
Forum: Rover Builds 07-10-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Apart from the brakes dragging on the way up and...

Apart from the brakes dragging on the way up and cooking the pads everything went ok.

After two weekends it already seems slow, maybe vvc over winter :)
Forum: Rover Chat 04-10-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By Broomer
If your mini has a servo you will also need to...

If your mini has a servo you will also need to change the brake pedal and fit a different return spring.
Forum: Rover Builds 26-09-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Right long time since my last update, since then...

Right long time since my last update, since then someone wrote off my daily car on the day i was supposed to tow mini for its MOT, mini failed mot, changed steering rack, bit of welding and a hand...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-08-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By Broomer
Interesting, 2 weeks ago i got quotes to insure...

Interesting, 2 weeks ago i got quotes to insure my mini:

adrian flux = 2500
HIC=1200.

big difference.

aged 20 with all mods declared.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 21-08-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Broomer
Im running group 5's on my rear tubbed arches....

Im running group 5's on my rear tubbed arches. look and work fine to me.
Forum: Rover Builds 20-08-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
One other thing, the RPMs of the motor seem to...

One other thing, the RPMs of the motor seem to vary occasionaly all by them self. i.e blip the throttle and they will stay at around 3.5k for a little while untill it sorts it self out, or you turn...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-08-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Its finished. but sadly i wont be insuring it for...

Its finished. but sadly i wont be insuring it for a month or so, i called up insurance and its a extra 400 quid to insure if i want the policy to start before my birthday, or 400 quid cheaper if i...
Forum: Rover Builds 19-07-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Drove the mini for the first time, just up and...

Drove the mini for the first time, just up and down the drive way... man i cant wait to get it out on the road.


left it running for 20 minutes out in the sunshine, the fan kicked in and it didnt...
Forum: Rover Chat 24-06-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By Broomer
Worst comes to worst contact John Lynsday ( on...

Worst comes to worst contact John Lynsday ( on metropower ) as his rover100 is running a vvc, and copy his wiring.
Forum: Rover Builds 05-06-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Cheers for the help Griff, i would never of...

Cheers for the help Griff, i would never of thought to check the flywheels.

ive got a feeling that my single box exhaust system may be a bit too loud, do most people run twin boxes?
Forum: Rover Builds 04-06-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
I reckon now it works ill get my arse in gear and...

I reckon now it works ill get my arse in gear and finish it! The noise is immense.
Forum: Rover Builds 04-06-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Hit a major milestone today... ripped the...

Hit a major milestone today...

ripped the engine out

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l196/broomer_2006/IMAG0139-1.jpg

compared flywheels to find the trigger pattern is different.

...
Forum: Rover Builds 03-06-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
I've just switched back to the 400 loom nd used...

I've just switched back to the 400 loom nd used gazwads guide to make the body half and it does the exact same. I have tried 3 different mrfus. Going to rip engine out and compare the patterns. It is...
Forum: Rover Builds 03-06-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
1.6 aswell

1.6 aswell
Forum: Rover Builds 03-06-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
Right this could get confusing. I'm using a 216...

Right this could get confusing. I'm using a 216 motor flywheel and box, with a rover 100 loom but 400 ecu 5as and keyfobs. I'll have to rip it apart later and compare Flywheels.
Forum: Rover Builds 01-06-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,075
Posted By Broomer
the box is the r65 the engine came with.

the box is the r65 the engine came with.
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