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Forum: Rover Builds Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 183
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Oh I see. I thought you'd cut them too short and...

Oh I see. I thought you'd cut them too short and run out the other way. How does the gauge fit to the wheel? I've seen them used on a brake disc with the wheel off and the weight off, but that...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-11-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,309
Posted By Yellow
Hi Jack, looks like you're getting this well set...

Hi Jack, looks like you're getting this well set up now. I saw you wrote elsewhere about having a problem with not enough thread on the tie bar to correct the geometry. How did you get round it? And...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 03-11-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Yellow
Tidy conversion. Underfloor heating?! Brilliant....

Tidy conversion. Underfloor heating?! Brilliant. Any of you professional engineers out there hazard a guess at the rough component cost for a home build version if a kit were created?


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Forum: Rover Chat 18-10-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Yellow
Andrew when I started my project the belt was 2...

Andrew when I started my project the belt was 2 years done and you told me it would be due again before I hit the road. I thought you were being rather pessimistic. I'm just glad I didn't do it then...
Forum: Rover Chat 18-10-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Yellow
Ad says 1.4 only. I guess it must for the 1.8 VVC...

Ad says 1.4 only. I guess it must for the 1.8 VVC pulleys too? Only asking as as I need to get one (or do people use 2 so you can lock both ends?)


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Forum: Rover Builds 16-10-2018, 06:04 PM
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Views: 96,301
Posted By Yellow
Cracking job! I saw this on the day & couldn't...

Cracking job! I saw this on the day & couldn't see it coming this good this quick. Have you managed to get the heel board pulled straight so the back follows the front? Trust you're on the mend too...
Forum: Rover Builds 29-09-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 52,360
Posted By Yellow
HID kits now have very compact wiring kits and...

HID kits now have very compact wiring kits and have come down in price massively. I really rate these - has anyone tried LED vs HID back to back? You can also buy a wide range of HID temperature...
Forum: Rover Builds 24-08-2018, 03:03 PM
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Views: 96,301
Posted By Yellow
Cheeeeeeeeap! Cracking value these metro frame...

Cheeeeeeeeap! Cracking value these metro frame components


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Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 05-08-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Yellow
Drill/impact driver I bought Makita on...

Drill/impact driver I bought Makita on recommendation of builder friend. Top kit in my experience and with an adapter I use with an impact socket set. Only regret is I was tempted by a cheap ni-cad...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 01-08-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 109,860
Posted By Yellow
Are the jets in the carbs a known quantity?...

Are the jets in the carbs a known quantity? Wondering if the mixture is miles out? Easy start or carb cleaner would rule that one out, aerosol spray straight down the inlet when cranking.

And I...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Yellow
Yes that second one is probably not up to much :)...

Yes that second one is probably not up to much :) I saw one a while ago sold for fitting to the rear subframe. Was a rectangular steel plate with a bolt hole in each corner and a steel bar loop...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Yellow
Or there's this one. Would work with a captive...

Or there's this one. Would work with a captive nut if you could find a suitable place?

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/21A1241.aspx


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-07-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Yellow
https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/KPU1001...

https://www.minispares.com/product/classic/KPU100160.aspx

Replaces front subframe mounting bolt.


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Forum: Honda Builds 23-07-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,715
Posted By Yellow
I had a mk2 cooper years ago on hydrolastic and...

I had a mk2 cooper years ago on hydrolastic and it had those plates. The radius arms had a rubber bump stop fitted on the top side and that is the spot they contacted the floor. Why you'd have them...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-07-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Yellow
How old and squashed are you rubber donuts? I was...

How old and squashed are you rubber donuts? I was running my 10" wheel car so low you could barely fit one finger between the tyre and arch and didn't have the problem you mention. I have lowered avo...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-07-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Yellow
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180720/c2bfbade...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180720/c2bfbade1025b45d2e6bfafb32432586.jpg


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-07-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,421
Posted By Yellow
Wow. That looks absolutely awesome. Wondered...

Wow. That looks absolutely awesome. Wondered where you'd gone :)


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-07-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Yellow
Lowered shocks have a similar to standard...

Lowered shocks have a similar to standard compressed length, but quite a lot shorter extended max length for exactly this reason. I have a data table somewhere, let me look.


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-07-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Yellow
Brake union 90

Sounds good. Could you share details of what you ordered- and some pics when fitted to the calipers would be great

you may be right on the banjos. I do know the thread is correct, but the pipes...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 02-07-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Yellow
That is an unusual tie bar set-up! 2 on each...

That is an unusual tie bar set-up! 2 on each side? On the pipes I have bought the metro 4 pot caliper mini conversion kit. The long pipes is used with the banjo bolt (which is the correct thread for...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 21-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,492
Posted By Yellow
First thing to say, well done Garry for...

First thing to say, well done Garry for persevering and trying to make this happen [emoji4]

It might have to wait for the next scheduled council meeting for a decision, though if it does come...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 19-06-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,492
Posted By Yellow
No good for heel and toe Sent from my...

No good for heel and toe


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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 19-06-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,492
Posted By Yellow
Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 23rd - 24th June

About 5 hours with a comfort break I reckon. Arriving Fri evening.




Yep [emoji4]

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Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 16-06-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,492
Posted By Yellow
1. Andrew, Luke and Kyle. Mini Clubman, Rover K...

1. Andrew, Luke and Kyle. Mini Clubman, Rover K series VVC, 160bhp.

2. James. Yellow Mini 1293cc a-series. 90bhp




Me too! It's still buried at the back of my garage. Maybe next year....
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 15-06-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,492
Posted By Yellow
Great. New rubber tomorrow morning and a few...

Great. New rubber tomorrow morning and a few miles over the weekend to make sure nothing falls off [emoji4]


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