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Forum: Suzuki Chat 28-12-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Birdman
I could not get use to manually turning the...

I could not get use to manually turning the variable resistor down. I believe recent Nissans have assistance up to 20mph,or maybe mx5. That sounds ideal, but you still have to get a speed signal.
Forum: Suzuki Chat 26-12-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Birdman
I have seen that kit at Autosport every year and...

I have seen that kit at Autosport every year and think it is too expensive.
I just used a Corsa C (Vauxhall / GM) , added one of those cheap electronic kits with a variable resistor. I would say...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 14-12-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Birdman
I found I had to reduce the length of my cable...

I found I had to reduce the length of my cable and in the end I used a Vauxhall Viva cable, which was easier to adapt the length of. The viva cable is like those metal shower hoses, but stiffer, so...
Forum: 16v Mini Videos 08-11-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By Birdman
I didn't think that was so quick TBH, considering...

I didn't think that was so quick TBH, considering it looks like a V6 Supercharged. Note: no speedo figures shown :confused:
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 04-11-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Birdman
The conversion of that car is pretty simple. The...

The conversion of that car is pretty simple. The electric motor and , drive and controls / battery pack are all that has been added. Swindon built a transmission tunnel into the car, which houses...
Forum: Rover Builds 03-11-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,029
Posted By Birdman
Have you added your weight and put that in the...

Have you added your weight and put that in the drivers seat? Then you can corner weight the car - easier to do with a mate sitting in drivers seat , otherwise you have to stack a lot of weight to...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 02-11-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Birdman
I will probably do a a new build thread, but I...

I will probably do a a new build thread, but I cannot get pictures working and doing the build thread takes up time - so we will see. Slow burner project...;)
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 01-11-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Birdman
Classis Electric Mini

I was at Advanced Engineering today at the NEC Birmingham and met with Swindon Powertrain , who have made an all electric mini. I took some pics but not loading for me right now.

This is the car...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 06-10-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 56,523
Posted By Birdman
Sounds great and runs nice Well done Man.:cool: ...

Sounds great and runs nice Well done Man.:cool:

I'm thinking about VEMS for C20XE for mine possibly soon, which I believe originated from Megasquirt. It's plug and play connecting straight into my...
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 10-06-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 32,542
Posted By Birdman
Of course you will... you are the risk ;):p:D

Of course you will... you are the risk ;):p:D
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
Also v similar 10 x clips for window seal. Look...

Also v similar 10 x clips for window seal. Look the same but have 1/2 moon on one side.
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
For AGoaty - Yep I have a bag of 10 x those...

For AGoaty -
Yep I have a bag of 10 x those exact clips from Minispares in Minispares bag. How many do you want / need? Usually 65p each from MS you can have them for 40p each. Any good? Postage...
Forum: Honda Chat 06-06-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By Birdman
Best be checking bump steer then, as could be...

Best be checking bump steer then, as could be really bad now..
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
I will have to check mate. I have the window...

I will have to check mate. I have the window winder screws, maybe the inserts, but cant promise... No mats or Headlamps unfortunately...
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
I sole my XE spare gear crate and rod recently...

I sole my XE spare gear crate and rod recently and a spare B& M shortshifter. I have the std gear lever / knob I think.
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
Most probably, because I have approx 100 or more...

Most probably, because I have approx 100 or more bags of small clips and screws etc. I'll take a look...
Forum: For Sale 05-06-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
Hi I don't have any big stuff as above. No body...

Hi I don't have any big stuff as above. No body panels. Got some brand new amber front indicator units with the original glass lens and some plastic lens new. Bonnet badge new and cooper S badge new....
Forum: Very exciting event for 2018! private track! 04-06-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 32,542
Posted By Birdman
Not funny ... nearly took my head off when that...

Not funny ... nearly took my head off when that blew up at the last event :rolleyes:
Forum: For Sale 29-05-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
Sorry, I do not have those items. It is mainly...

Sorry, I do not have those items. It is mainly small items, just lots of bits. I will keep listing more on Ebay every couple of days I guess. 6 items went today... If it's something relatively...
Forum: For Sale 28-05-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Birdman
Classic Mini Parts Minispares/ Minsport / Rover Group NEW PARTS

OK, so I am starting to sell off lots of stuff . Most of it is either Minispares or Minisport or Rover group genuine new parts in the original bags and boxes along with the parts numbers used by...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 08-05-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By Birdman
What plastic bits? Oh hang on, maybe that's why...

What plastic bits? Oh hang on, maybe that's why my high geared F18WR box kept grinding going into 3rd. Good job I have a spare and a F16WR waiting in the wings. Take a pic if you can. Might have the...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 06-05-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Birdman
Shaun you are over worrying. I have the big...

Shaun you are over worrying. I have the big standard XE pullet and smallest Denso with small pulley. Car has had it for years now. Besides your car will probably only do 10 miles in the next decade....
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 01-05-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 118,302
Posted By Birdman
Yes from what I remember it has a slight bend not...

Yes from what I remember it has a slight bend not dead straight.
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 25-04-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 118,302
Posted By Birdman
Don't sell the bloody horse shoe, you need all...

Don't sell the bloody horse shoe, you need all the luck you can get these days...:-o
Forum: Newbie Forum 22-04-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Birdman
To be honest you cannot get most of the engines...

To be honest you cannot get most of the engines we use here in UK in the States like K series , Vauxhalls etc. Most of the US based guys ago for Honda D series for a fun fast car, Honda B series for...
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