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Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 18-05-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,323
Posted By biggelmo
Well it's been a while.........nearly 2 years to...

Well it's been a while.........nearly 2 years to be exact so hear's the current update.
The Fiat powered Mini never materialised due to me not being able to get a decent shell that didn't need acres...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 25-01-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,323
Posted By biggelmo
Hi Woody, I won't be running an ECU as I'm going...

Hi Woody, I won't be running an ECU as I'm going retro/oldskool and using an early Fiat Uno points distributor and Honda 400 32mm bike carbs.
I decided that using the 16v head would lead to to many...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 18-01-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,323
Posted By biggelmo
We (my son Lewis and me)made a start on the new...

We (my son Lewis and me)made a start on the new shell today.
I got Lewis to make a tool to accurately mark the inner arch profile on the rear wing then I cut out the marked shape to allow me tub the...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 03-01-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,323
Posted By biggelmo
Hi again, its been a while and things have...

Hi again, its been a while and things have changed but my Punto powered Mini project is back on.
After being Miniless for over a year I will shortly be collecting a bare mini shell into which the...
Forum: For Sale 06-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By biggelmo
Heres a few piccies as requested.... ...

Heres a few piccies as requested....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001754.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001794.jpg
Forgot to list the new brake...
Forum: For Sale 05-11-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By biggelmo
1978 Mini Pick-Up Project

Due to a lack of interest on my part I've decided to sell my 1978 Pageant blue pick-up project. Here's a brief history.... First registered on 08/03/1978 and then used on a farm in Lincolnshire. 2...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 04-11-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,220
Posted By biggelmo
Micra Tuning Goodies

Hi all,i found this link for all you Micra fans out there

http://www.humphrisoxford.co.uk/motor-sport

Theres lots of engine tuning stuff (cams,heads,exhaust.manifolds ect) on their pdf list.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 03-10-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
Its from a Diahatsu Sirion 1.3, Brise...

Its from a Diahatsu Sirion 1.3,
Brise Motorsport sell them for 175 as racing alernators
http://www.brise.co.uk/alternators.html
Forum: Other Mini Builds 02-10-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
The Diahatsu alternator arrived yeasterday, I...

The Diahatsu alternator arrived yeasterday, I knew the were small but this mad....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001698.jpg
Diahatsu alternator on the...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 30-09-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
Just a quick update.... We went to the...

Just a quick update....
We went to the Miniworld Action Day yesterday and I ve now got nearly all the panels to complete the Pick-Up restoration.
Ive also been trawling fleeBay for the bits im...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 14-09-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
My lightnened Punto flywheel arrived back from my...

My lightnened Punto flywheel arrived back from my engineering chum tonight along with a modded front pulley that has had the trigger wheel machined off.
...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 14-09-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
Pretty much usual rust/rot stuff...

Pretty much usual rust/rot stuff really.......front floors,inner & outer sills,door steps,inner & outer A panels,both rear arches (complete).
Luckily a previous owner has made a start and replaced...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 13-09-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
Time for an update I think.... Ive sold the...

Time for an update I think....
Ive sold the 1989 saloon which I was going to fit the engine into and brought this beauty

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001573.jpg

So my...
Forum: For Sale 31-08-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By biggelmo
Car is now sold.

Car is now sold.
Forum: For Sale 19-08-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By biggelmo
1989 1275 Mini

Im selling 89 1275 Mini to fund a new Mini project.
full spec on eBay.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/110937974162?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649

Reserve is set at 1500 so...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 05-08-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
This weekend has been spent making and fitting...

This weekend has been spent making and fitting the engine and gearbox mounts, a friend had some Mk1/2 Escort track control arm bushes sitting in a drawer which he had got from another chum who used...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 01-08-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,592
Posted By biggelmo
Just a word of caution,two friends of mine both...

Just a word of caution,two friends of mine both run ZX9 powered kit cars one is a rear engined transverse chain driven Sylva Riot and the other is a front engine rear wheel drive Caterham style.
The...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 30-07-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
Thanks to an easy job today I was able to get to...

Thanks to an easy job today I was able to get to the garage this afternoon and have had guite a productive time....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001390.jpg
I borrowed this...
Forum: Other Hybrid Chat 26-07-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By biggelmo
Yamaha XJR1200/1300 carbs.

Has anyone ever used Yamaha XJR1200/1300 carbs on a car engine???
I ask this because they maybe easier to set up being as they are 36 mm and come from a bike that produces 85-105bhp at 8000 rpm...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 23-07-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
The engine turned up today and first impressions...

The engine turned up today and first impressions are good.

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001365.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s159/Biggelmo/WP_001366.jpg
Forum: Other Mini Builds 21-07-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
I had one of those "freaky" occurrences...

I had one of those "freaky" occurrences today.......
I was in the garage discussing the engine conversion with a mate who will shortly be starting his own Micra conversion and we were chatting about...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 18-07-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
Well ive now brought a complete Punto 75 engine...

Well ive now brought a complete Punto 75 engine from ebay so things will be progressing again,this also means I will have spare head and cam.
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 14-07-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By biggelmo
Theres one being built at this moment.....not by...

Theres one being built at this moment.....not by me.
Forum: Other Mini Builds 12-07-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
No work today so down the garage it was...... ...

No work today so down the garage it was......
Ive been watching what may have been a ported Punto 75 on eBay,the seller brought a job lot of ported heads of various makes (Ford,Renault,Fiat) and...
Forum: Other Mini Builds 11-07-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,696
Posted By biggelmo
The Punto 75 head arrived in the post today...

The Punto 75 head arrived in the post today complete with its 866 cam.
The 866 cam is the hairiest 8 valve cam that Fiat fitted as standard to Mk1 Puntos and is a very popular upgrade for Fiat...
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