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Forum: Honda Chat 17-02-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By Haz
Yea cheers for that, Iíd already purchased a set...

Yea cheers for that, Iíd already purchased a set when they came up for sale. Pretty sure theyíre 100mm too, Iíll have I check next time Iím back home. The guy at Watsonís specified the width when I...
Forum: Honda Chat 16-02-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By Haz
I already have spacers on the rear... some...

I already have spacers on the rear... some homemade ones which will be getting replaced with Watsonís spacers shortly.

I do plan to go down the rear beam disc brake route at some point but for...
Forum: Honda Chat 13-02-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By Haz
I was just thinking about removing weight from...

I was just thinking about removing weight from the front. That metro wheel & MGF brake conversion is a fair bit heavier than the mini one. I was thinking of maybe getting a few sets of ally front...
Forum: Honda Chat 13-02-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By Haz
Thatís a very good point, I didnít even think...

Thatís a very good point, I didnít even think about that. I saw shiny things and got all excited.

Will wait to see what this good fellow above has to say about them. For a road car vfast?
Forum: Honda Chat 13-02-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By Haz
Rover 100 bottom arms - do they fit a metro?

So it's these that caught my eye:

http://www.force-racing.co.uk/products/non-mini/product/rover-100-front-lower-suspension-arms/

I was wondering... do any of you Rover nutters know if these bad...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Haz
Read this on frames: ...

Read this on frames:

http://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=2742

What's not mentioned in there is how difficult it is to set up the allspeed to handle nicely, but it does mention the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Haz
That's exactly it, a well finished sorted car...

That's exactly it, a well finished sorted car tended to command a premium I wasn't will to part with. A non-runner or a not MOT'd car tended to be too much of a basket case for me... I eventually...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Haz
There's a k1100 converted A-series one been up...

There's a k1100 converted A-series one been up for sale for ages, very tidy car. I think that was around 140bhp if my memory serves. Very pricey though.

Have a think about what you're going to be...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Haz
Well it does have quite the reputation for the HG...

Well it does have quite the reputation for the HG going and subsequently annealing itself into an early grave... But other than that terminal issue it's a really great engine :lol:
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Haz
Rover K series ones tend to come up more often if...

Rover K series ones tend to come up more often if you can stomach running a rover engine. The big advantage being weight, around 100kg lighter than the honda B series. They seem to run anywhere from...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-02-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Haz
Took me two years to find one that wasn't a total...

Took me two years to find one that wasn't a total wreck or way over priced. I looked on here, piston heads, auto trader and ebay constantly for 2 years.

Patience.
Forum: Honda Builds 29-01-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Haz
Good stuff, I look forward to seeing this as it...

Good stuff, I look forward to seeing this as it progresses!

Random thought... I'd love to see a mini with a central drivers seat and seeing as you're moving the bulkhead... ;)

2nd related...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 29-01-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Haz
Detachable steering wheel boss adapters

Morning all,

Just thought I'd make a quick thread on this as it's something that really annoyed me when I was looking a few months back.

Detachable steering wheel bosses, specifically the...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-01-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Haz
Ahh ok, for an intake this may work... But I...

Ahh ok, for an intake this may work... But I think a simple ram air would probably be much more effective at delivering good quantities of cold air.

Some kind of 3D printed collector/back plate...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 26-01-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Haz
Itís an interesting thought but I canít see it...

Itís an interesting thought but I canít see it working for a couple of reasons.

1) contradicting air flow direction. Air from the grille and arches is flowing front to back in general terms....
Forum: Other Mini Builds 25-01-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,168
Posted By Haz
+1... I'm not convinced it will even be close to...

+1... I'm not convinced it will even be close to fitting width ways, never mind length ways!!

Hats off to you sir for having a hack anyway :lol
Forum: Honda Chat 25-01-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Haz
1) it also gives more clearance for radiator and...

1) it also gives more clearance for radiator and brake servo if you choose to run one.

2) they can be costly to buy off the shelf kits, or require lots of tinkering to make bike ones fit and work,...
Forum: Honda Chat 23-01-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Haz
Assuming the interior is in order but nothing...

Assuming the interior is in order but nothing special, I'd probably part with 6.5k for that.

I paid 5k for mine (also b16) which was MOT'd but barely road worthy. That's a '72 original clubby...
Forum: For Sale 22-01-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Haz
Anyone know if they fit under Metro Gti 7 spoke...

Anyone know if they fit under Metro Gti 7 spoke wheels?
Forum: Honda Chat 22-01-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Haz
If you can't be bothered to make the effort to...

If you can't be bothered to make the effort to post pics then you can't expect people to make the effort to value your car. A picture tells a thousand words, you might have the best spec list ever...
Forum: Wanted 22-01-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Haz
Appreciate that pal, I'll leave this wanted...

Appreciate that pal, I'll leave this wanted thread a week or two and see if any appear. If not I might take you up on that :) I bought a set of 5 wheels new/old stock but they only came with 2...
Forum: Wanted 21-01-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Haz
Really?? Not just the circular bit, these things:...

Really?? Not just the circular bit, these things:

https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzgzWDc1Nw==/z/3WYAAOSwrnNXPuNj/$_86.JPG
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 19-01-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 945
Posted By Haz
^ that looks like a fun little car... Two...

^ that looks like a fun little car...

Two more from a similar vein - itís predecessor the lupo gti and also the abarth 500 although Iíve never driven the latter.
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 19-01-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 945
Posted By Haz
If it's just cheap ships and giggles you want and...

If it's just cheap ships and giggles you want and scrap it when you're finished there's only two options worth considering IMO:

Civic EP3
R53 Cooper S

Both can be had for £1500. Scrap the EP3...
Forum: Wanted 19-01-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Haz
Metro Gti 7 spoke alloy wheel CENTRE CAPS (2off)

As per title... I'm looking to find 2 rover metro Gti 7 spoke wheel centre caps. Any condition considered.

Also in the market for hens teeth.
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