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Forum: Honda Chat Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By gazwad
b20b tachometer wire

I'm fitting an lpg kit to my 1996 b20b engined car and need a tachometer feed to the lpg ecu. it can come from from the dizzy or ecu but i have no wiring diagrams so have no idea what wire it is. I...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By gazwad
I'd love to do this but not sure if the mini will...

I'd love to do this but not sure if the mini will be back together in time. I have family in Aviemore so could drive up to and stay with them the night before (9 hour drive for me). If i can't make...
Forum: Rover Chat 18-02-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By gazwad
they can be polished but it's many hours work and...

they can be polished but it's many hours work and you'll have no fingertips left!
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4016/35632692416_3f47767ba3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WhJS2N)IMAG0012_zpsfpd8ypkw...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,793
Posted By gazwad
i flared the pipe by using a bolt held in a vice...

i flared the pipe by using a bolt held in a vice then put the pipe over it and sort of levered it to push a lump out and worked it around, then a small hammer to tidy it up
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,793
Posted By gazwad
I used to have the mini linkage on my pg1 box and...

I used to have the mini linkage on my pg1 box and found it difficult to use, there was very little side to side movement which made finding gears difficult and you had to really push hard to the side...
Forum: Rover Builds 13-02-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 274,608
Posted By gazwad
What's that big bumpstop on the top arm? I'll...

What's that big bumpstop on the top arm?
I'll be interested to see how it rides on the red dots, I considered them for mine but decided i did't want to compromise the ride for road use. I think the...
Forum: Rover Chat 13-02-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By gazwad
It's mems 3 - i did the loom for it and the head...

It's mems 3 - i did the loom for it and the head has already been ported by me. the kmaps remap (you'll want the zr 170 race map) is well worth it and made a big difference to mine, apparently there...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 07-02-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By gazwad
It will handle better and should reduce torque...

It will handle better and should reduce torque steer which in turn will make it easier to control traction. a 175 profile tyre may not give you more traction than a 165 tyre - if the 165 has a taller...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 04-02-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By gazwad
If you can not use a spacer and keep the track...

If you can not use a spacer and keep the track width as narrow as possible (i.e less offset) it will handle better and torque steer less so be easier to control.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 04-02-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By gazwad
yes they will fit, you will need the whole units...

yes they will fit, you will need the whole units though, not just the lenses. Nothing wrong with mixing parts, mine is a mk3 that looks like a mk1
Forum: Honda Chat 25-01-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By gazwad
OK great, it's in a stepwagon so not exactly a...

OK great, it's in a stepwagon so not exactly a sports car! I just wondered if there were any simple bits to swap like the throttle body or cams from a different model. It goes well enough for what it...
Forum: Honda Chat 22-01-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By gazwad
I don't really want to get into engine building...

I don't really want to get into engine building etc, it's not that sort of vehicle. From what i can gather I have the low compression b20b engine but there is a high compression b20z in the CRV with...
Forum: Honda Chat 17-01-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By gazwad
b20b mods

I don't know much about honda engines (my mini is rover k powered) I've just bought a vehicle fitted with a b20b (126bhp) with auto gearbox and it's a sweet running engine but i just wondered if...
Forum: Rover Builds 15-01-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 207,030
Posted By gazwad
not a massive saving, probable only a couple of...

not a massive saving, probable only a couple of kg's but i really only did it because i fancied some alloy panels and to prevent rust
Forum: Rover Builds 15-01-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 207,030
Posted By gazwad
this is some of the metal that's been replaced: ...

this is some of the metal that's been replaced:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4909/46259660492_0961c3acf9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dtNRpj)DSC_0306 (https://flic.kr/p/2dtNRpj) by garrywadey...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 04-01-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By gazwad
I bought one of these a few weeks ago:...

I bought one of these a few weeks ago:...
Forum: Rover Builds 04-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 109,618
Posted By gazwad
haha to be fair they are making me build up a...

haha to be fair they are making me build up a customers car in return and i'll still be helping with sanding and prep stuff
Forum: Rover Builds 03-01-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 109,618
Posted By gazwad
looks like it never happened! I'm jealous of how...

looks like it never happened! I'm jealous of how easy paintwork is for you
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 23-12-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By gazwad
do the performance pills go straight in the fuel...

do the performance pills go straight in the fuel tank? will they help me get into the 12's on the drag strip?
Forum: Wanted 20-12-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By gazwad
You're so funny, remind me to tell you how funny...

You're so funny, remind me to tell you how funny you are next time i see you...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-12-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By gazwad
yes, but they will fit a vented disc (turned down...

yes, but they will fit a vented disc (turned down from 8.4 to 7.75") with the spacers provided. This limits the wheel choice slightly though so i stayed with the 7.5" solid disc as I have cooper s...
Forum: Wanted 19-12-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By gazwad
Kad rear adjustable camber/tracking brackets

I'm after a pair of KAD adjustable (camber and tracking) rear brackets in good condition if anyone has some. cheers
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-12-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By gazwad
I have Kad 4 pots under my 10" steels and they...

I have Kad 4 pots under my 10" steels and they are fantastic, the quality is superb and a big improvement in braking
Forum: Newbie Forum 12-12-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By gazwad
welcome, sounds like a good project, get a build...

welcome, sounds like a good project, get a build diary going with plenty of pictures
Forum: Rover Chat 10-12-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By gazwad
simple sleeved driveshafts work well. just cut...

simple sleeved driveshafts work well. just cut the mini outer shaft and rover/mg inner shaft to length, clean up the ends on a lathe to the same diameter, make a sleeve (approx 5mm wall thickness) to...
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