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Forum: 16v Mini Videos Yesterday, 04:23 PM
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Your mates car looks like it squirrels about a...

Your mates car looks like it squirrels about a bit under power and rolls quite a bit in the corners.


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Forum: Rover Chat 17-08-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By InstantCustard
oil leak gearbox R65

Itís possible whoever filled it, filled it from the wrong hole, or didnít have the gearbox level when they filled it.


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By InstantCustard
If the speedo drive is higher than the oil fill...

If the speedo drive is higher than the oil fill and oil is pouring out of it then surely its has too much oil in?


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Found a better one from when I fitted the Walbro!...

Found a better one from when I fitted the Walbro!
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190816/d59a9d9154677a69386cddba26477266.jpg


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
You can just see the start of mine at the bottom...

You can just see the start of mine at the bottom of this pic:
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190816/a92ae8b67e4bdf594b0ec064d60ad334.jpg


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Have you got a filter on the pick up in the tank?...

Have you got a filter on the pick up in the tank?
There should be a filter attached that sits on the bottom of the tank.


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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 15-08-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By InstantCustard
I modified a steel Mini tank to take a tube type...

I modified a steel Mini tank to take a tube type sender and just drilled and tapped it and itís fine.
Iíd be a bit more careful with an alloy tank as it will be much easier to strip the threads if...
Forum: Rover Chat 13-08-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By InstantCustard
Thatís not for a PG1. You want one like...

Thatís not for a PG1.

You want one like this:
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F183864015362


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Forum: Rover Chat 12-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Use a little thread lock on it to stop it...

Use a little thread lock on it to stop it rattling free again, assuming thatís whatís happened


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Forum: Rover Chat 12-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
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Forum: Rover Chat 12-08-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By InstantCustard
I used a MiniSport one which Iím pleased with, a...

I used a MiniSport one which Iím pleased with, a lot of people will slag them off just because itís MiniSport.
KAD one gets great reviews otherwise.


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Forum: Rover Chat 12-08-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By InstantCustard
If the sticker is missing on the box then it...

If the sticker is missing on the box then it would need to be opened to count the teeth on the final drive to figure it out.
Otherwise itís a case of knowing which car the gearbox came off


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Forum: Rover Chat 11-08-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
It would have been misreading as it moved around...

It would have been misreading as it moved around in the hole and itís possible it was struggling if it started to move out of the hole.


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Forum: Rover Chat 11-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Well Iíll be damned, if have never guessed at the...

Well Iíll be damned, if have never guessed at the crank sensor but I guess it makes sense.
The pick up for the pump can be just touching the bottom of the tank, make sure you have a breather to...
Forum: Rover Chat 10-08-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By InstantCustard
You donít need to force 1st ever and 5th was...

You donít need to force 1st ever and 5th was difficult to get to but not if you use a quickshift kit, it just means thatís thereís very little movement in the gearstick between the gears.
Iíve never...
Forum: Rover Chat 09-08-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By InstantCustard
Iíd keep the C4 if thatís the case Sent...

Iíd keep the C4 if thatís the case


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Forum: Rover Chat 09-08-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
The crank sensor is at the back of the engine to...

The crank sensor is at the back of the engine to the right of the coils pointing at your flywheel, usually when theyíre knackered it wonít start.


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Forum: Rover Chat 06-08-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Miss fire

A lambda would make it run rich but Iíve never known it to cause these issues.


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Forum: Rover Chat 04-08-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
I had a strange misfire when I fitted the...

I had a strange misfire when I fitted the previous engine, took me ages to find it, it wasnít quite the same as this but I replaced the short injector loom with no joy and then got a noid light and...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 01-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By InstantCustard
Tapatalk definitely gets my vote too Sent...

Tapatalk definitely gets my vote too


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-07-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
What pump are you using? Sent from my...

What pump are you using?


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Forum: Rover Chat 12-07-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Crap! Completely forgot about this, Iíll get...

Crap! Completely forgot about this, Iíll get right on it now.


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Forum: Rover Chat 07-07-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
You might want to have a chat with Michelle,...

You might want to have a chat with Michelle, thereís a good reason sheís never happy


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Forum: Rover Chat 06-07-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
You may as well wait in case you need to send the...

You may as well wait in case you need to send the coil packs back then.
Iíll wrap them up and post them on Monday, you should get them on Tuesday.



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Forum: Rover Chat 06-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,549
Posted By InstantCustard
Miss fire

Gotta be coil packs in that case, I canít think what else it could be.
I have a set here off my old engine that i know weíre good, happy to post them to you to try?
Itís possible you have a faulty...
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