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Forum: Rover Chat Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By InstantCustard
Iím confused! The pressure plate has nothing to...

Iím confused!
The pressure plate has nothing to do with the input shaft, it just bolts to the flywheel.
Are you talking about the clutch disc?


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Forum: Rover Chat Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By InstantCustard
Special tools

Iíve always used a clutch alignment tool, bit rubbish the first time you use it but once itís set up itís simple enough, Iíve just pinched an input shaft from Andrew so I can cut it down and have a...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-09-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By InstantCustard
Get some 48ís for track use Andy, youíll be...

Get some 48ís for track use Andy, youíll be amazed by the amount of extra grip youíll have.


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Forum: Rover Builds 20-09-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 188,216
Posted By InstantCustard
My k mini - Ultimate Retro Sleeper

Should be into the low 12ís now then!


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Forum: Rover Builds 20-09-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,565
Views: 243,130
Posted By InstantCustard
Old against new ...

Old against new
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No joins!
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Offending...
Forum: Rover Builds 20-09-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,565
Views: 243,130
Posted By InstantCustard
Itís a one piece shaft, thereís no joins, so when...

Itís a one piece shaft, thereís no joins, so when he machined the groove for the circlip he didnít machine it deep enough.


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-09-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 188,216
Posted By InstantCustard
Iím not doubting the flow rates on them, it would...

Iím not doubting the flow rates on them, it would be the spray pattern I would question, have you got a pic of your AFR from your mapping by any chance?


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Forum: Rover Chat 19-09-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By InstantCustard
Best bet would be to get a pic of your flywheel...

Best bet would be to get a pic of your flywheel and possibly find a part number on it for comparison.


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-09-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,565
Views: 243,130
Posted By InstantCustard
Henry

Had some shafts made up a while ago by DRD Racing, I had the same issue as Charly and the circlip wasnít compressing enough due to the groove not being deep enough, anyhow it was ages ago and forgot...
Forum: Rover Chat 19-09-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By InstantCustard
I caught it, I just decided to be an adult about...

I caught it, I just decided to be an adult about it. :D


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-09-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 188,216
Posted By InstantCustard
Ideal! At least you know theyíre all good once...

Ideal! At least you know theyíre all good once theyíre changed over and can safely rule them out being a reliability issue in the future.


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Forum: Rover Builds 19-09-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 188,216
Posted By InstantCustard
Rimmer Bros sell them but at £42 each! Only...

Rimmer Bros sell them but at £42 each!
Only other option would be to get a used one and then have the full set reconditioned.
There are some new ones on eBay that are cheap but they from Hong Kong,...
Forum: For Sale 18-09-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,897
Posted By InstantCustard
Thatís disappointing. Iíve just been to see...

Thatís disappointing.
Iíve just been to see Jamie at DRD Racing, I had an issue with the circlip groove not being deep enough to allow the clip to compress enough to allow fitment of the CV joint....
Forum: Honda Chat 18-09-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By InstantCustard
Do a search on google for remote mount turbo and...

Do a search on google for remote mount turbo and youíll find all sorts.
The basic idea is you mount the turbo in the boot/trunk or under the boot/trunk floor with the stainless steel boost pipes...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 17-09-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By InstantCustard
Search for nimbus heatshield, itís what they make...

Search for nimbus heatshield, itís what they make heatshieldís from, not cheap but it does its job well.
You could ceramic coat the entire exhaust?
Personally I wouldnít worry, my exhaust is...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 17-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By InstantCustard
Tyre advice please

I used to drive mine on 48ís in the wet, you obviously canít go mad like you do in the dry but thatís the same with any tire, theyíre not dangerous by any means but they donít perform aswell as a 539...
Forum: Rover Builds 17-09-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,902
Posted By InstantCustard
Looks a decent run Andrew, Iíll join you on the...

Looks a decent run Andrew, Iíll join you on the next one for sure.


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Forum: Rover Builds 17-09-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,902
Posted By InstantCustard
Funny you say that, I see far more ďhigh...

Funny you say that, I see far more ďhigh power[emoji1787]Ē A series blowing gaskets than our Kís


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Forum: Rover Builds 17-09-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,902
Posted By InstantCustard
Running lean causes some serious heat which can...

Running lean causes some serious heat which can melt pistons.
Iíd guess the head gasket went pop and all that heat escaped through the void in the gasket and caused a lancing effect and melted the...
Forum: Rover Builds 17-09-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 89,902
Posted By InstantCustard
I guessed too lean and head gasket gone pop. ...

I guessed too lean and head gasket gone pop.
Belter ainít it! Showed it to Alex Boucher and he said itís a 295 head too, most unfortunate.


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Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 51,851
Posted By InstantCustard
Youíve got a 1.8, I doubt the spline count for a...

Youíve got a 1.8, I doubt the spline count for a Getrag gearbox will be the same as a PG1, I canít answer that question.
You will also need to figure out if you have the Getrag from the ZT or if...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-09-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 51,851
Posted By InstantCustard
Can you post a picture up to show us the gearbox?...

Can you post a picture up to show us the gearbox?
Unfortunately if the engine number is missing then I can think of an easy way to identify it without having the head off, thereís a good chance a...
Forum: Rover Chat 14-09-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By InstantCustard
2.5Ē does seem a bit extreme, I only had mine...

2.5Ē does seem a bit extreme, I only had mine made with 2.25Ē with the intentions of making the power Iím hoping for now


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Forum: Rover Chat 14-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By InstantCustard
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2...

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F112677916229

With sound deadening, I would use something that has a mass loaded vinyl incorporated, it will be...
Forum: Rover Chat 14-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By InstantCustard
Thereís someone on eBay that makes them to spec...

Thereís someone on eBay that makes them to spec with baffles inside to help get the decibels down, Iíll see if I can find a link.


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