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Forum: Rover Chat 29-08-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By Richard
Hi Graham, hope you are well. Have you checked...

Hi Graham, hope you are well.
Have you checked the distributor? I recall the early K series had a distributor on the end of a camshaft, just to direct the HT voltage. Might be the carbon, spring,...
Forum: Rover Chat 22-07-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By Richard
I've fitted a transducer to an older box in the...

I've fitted a transducer to an older box in the past and found that it didn't work! After much head scratching I realised that the transducer wasn't engaging with the little drive shaft (the one...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 06-07-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By Richard
Has an inner CV joint (pot joint) popped out?

Has an inner CV joint (pot joint) popped out?
Forum: Rover Chat 05-02-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,429
Posted By Richard
The MFU is not essential to run the engine but is...

The MFU is not essential to run the engine but is a nice to have for stuff like intermittent wipers, delay on interior light etc



Yes, well it was on the Metro and 25 so I guess the MGF is the...
Forum: Ebay Items 21-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Richard
They fit just fine in a mini because there is no...

They fit just fine in a mini because there is no manifold and they bolt straight to the head.
I haven't got any decent close up shots of the clearance but these will give you an idea...
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 01-12-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Richard
Paul, have you seen these? ...

Paul, have you seen these?

http://locostbuilders.co.uk/viewthread.php?tid=177947
http://jniolon.clubfte.com/drivelinephasing/drivelinephasing.html

The way I read it the slight angle is...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 13-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 34,831
Posted By Richard
So you were within 1/2 mile of our village three...

So you were within 1/2 mile of our village three times yesterday and you couldn't be arsed to drop in for a chat. May your garage now be forever untidy :D

And no, I didn't get an invite to the...
Forum: For Sale 17-09-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By Richard
Vito camper

Having bought our Vito on this forum I thought I would give you guys first chance to buy.

2005 Mercedes Vito 111 long wheelbase dualiner with bulkhead removed
Fitted out as a camper with bed,...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 14-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,331
Posted By Richard
That looks really, really good Steve, shame it...

That looks really, really good Steve, shame it never made it to Barkston.
Did you replace the coolant pipes front to back?
R
Forum: Rover Chat 24-08-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Richard
If its a modified mini subframe the ball joints...

If its a modified mini subframe the ball joints and top arm will have grease nipples. Bang some grease in there, much better than oil.
Forum: Rover Builds 19-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,193
Posted By Richard
Bloody hell that was a year ago. We were...

Bloody hell that was a year ago.

We were back at Blyton last Sunday and the Terramin made its first appearance of the year.
A cold windy day with heavy showers, thankfully the track dried...
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 12-08-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,291
Posted By Richard
Drop in at Blyton next Sun Bill, I,m competing...

Drop in at Blyton next Sun Bill, I,m competing and Mike is wielding the spanners for me.
Better still bring the Pug along and compete as there are only currently 22 entries.
Entry fee 2.4 Barkies...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 03-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 55,779
Posted By Richard
Horrah! Andy has got his car mojo back. Can we...

Horrah! Andy has got his car mojo back.
Can we see the drawings??

RWD is a little different!!!
Forum: Rover Builds 03-08-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,287
Posted By Richard
Totally unrelated Paul :rolleyes: although the...

Totally unrelated Paul :rolleyes: although the clouds of acrid smoke after the burnouts was a little worrying.
Forum: Rover Builds 03-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,287
Posted By Richard
The mini came out of retirement this year and ran...

The mini came out of retirement this year and ran a couple of events at Barkstone and one at Blyton to prove the rebuilt engine, basically new pistons and lots of new valves.
The engine ran fine and...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 03-08-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 69,933
Posted By Richard
If that was mine I would be oh so tempted to take...

If that was mine I would be oh so tempted to take it for a test ride :p even though my last two wheel vehicle was a 125 Lambretta in 1970.
Nice one Steve
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 14-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,647
Posted By Richard
At least no Minis had to be recovered from the...

At least no Minis had to be recovered from the track, unlike Bill's Beemer :D

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/rr124/gtmkouope/IMG_0449_zpsb16db539.jpg...
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 14-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,647
Posted By Richard
Its OK for you workers but I have only just got...

Its OK for you workers but I have only just got home;)
I have only got times for the first 4 events, I was so gob smacked with Terry's time on the last one I forgot to take a pic :p
...
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 13-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,647
Posted By Richard
As above, great weekend, big thanks to the...

As above, great weekend, big thanks to the organisers and marshals.
I have just retired with a total lack of clutch though :(
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 13-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,023
Posted By Richard
No problem Shaun, I'm working on tiny phone...

No problem Shaun, I'm working on tiny phone screen and can't. be bothered to do anything fancy. Currently in Spain heading for Portugal.
R
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 10-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,647
Posted By Richard
[QUOTE=bill2b;344596]Names of attendees please,...

[QUOTE=bill2b;344596]Names of attendees please, nothing else

1. Paul Waterhouse (Both Days)
2. Phil Smurf (Both Days)
3 Steve smurf (Both days)
4. Hayling Mini (Both Days)
5. Andy Slowdown...
Forum: 16v Mini Sprint Chat 28-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,090
Posted By Richard
Have you got me down Bill? I sent my entry to Mr...

Have you got me down Bill? I sent my entry to Mr Chip last week but haven't had any confirmation.
I saw Geoff Toms last week at Blyton and he was going to enter this one.
R
Forum: Rover Chat 22-05-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,710
Posted By Richard
The 1.6 is a lovely engine, it is over square...

The 1.6 is a lovely engine, it is over square (bore bigger than the stroke) and loves to rev.
I run a 1.8 competition engine cause there is no substitute for capacity but I have a 1.6 as a spare...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 22-05-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By Richard
According to Rimmers site the 1.8 and the VVC...

According to Rimmers site the 1.8 and the VVC have different flywheels, could be that the trigger pattern is different. I may have a 160 VVC flywheel in the garage if you are interested? 10?
Are...
Forum: Rover Chat 20-05-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,710
Posted By Richard
I've done it in the past. I think the only...

I've done it in the past. I think the only mechanical bit you will need to swap is the cam cover to get the mounts for the coils and the cam sensor.
The distributor can be taken off and the...
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