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Forum: General 16v Mini Chat Today, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Oz
I think pretty much all modern cars have canbus...

I think pretty much all modern cars have canbus so you can no longer strip out an ecu and relevant parts of a loom like on earlier cars. Cars are now fly by wire throttles too. For practicality we...
Forum: Honda Chat 12-10-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By Oz
I had the same worry and as such didn't want to...

I had the same worry and as such didn't want to risk it so bought an M-Factory one. I bought it from H-Tune and considering the exchange rate it was cheaper than ordering it direct from M-Factory in...
Forum: Honda Chat 10-10-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
Thanks but I've got a spare Y21.

Thanks but I've got a spare Y21.
Forum: Honda Chat 09-10-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
The S9B is a 5 speed box

The S9B is a 5 speed box
Forum: Honda Chat 09-10-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
According to the sticker on my gearbox I have a...

According to the sticker on my gearbox I have a S9B in mine and I find it too low, you always feel like you are one gear higher than you should be effectively making the car a 4 speed. I found 2nd...
Forum: Honda Chat 09-10-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
The S9B is more of a wide ratio that close ratio...

The S9B is more of a wide ratio that close ratio box which is what makes it better as it widens the space between the gears so works better with smaller wheels. Also it should be fitted with a...
Forum: Honda Builds 08-10-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 36,414
Posted By Oz
I've also taken delivery of an M-Factory 3.4 diff...

I've also taken delivery of an M-Factory 3.4 diff for LSD, a Clutchmasters hydraulic internal release bearing and a light flywheel. Minispares also delivered my new front end panels so plenty to be...
Forum: Honda Builds 08-10-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 36,414
Posted By Oz
With exhaust manifold off I managed to get the...

With exhaust manifold off I managed to get the engine mounted in the frame but had some trouble with the rear mount.

It should fit like this:-
...
Forum: Honda Chat 08-10-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Oz
I'm pretty sure the Rover K series boys will be...

I'm pretty sure the Rover K series boys will be along soon to tell you the Rover K series is lighter than the Honda B series :lol:

Look for gearbox code S9B for factory LSD in UK. Usual way to...
Forum: Honda Chat 04-10-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
tbh when the engine is front mounted you will...

tbh when the engine is front mounted you will always be traction-limited to how much you can actually put down. My B16 with an OEM LSD will happily light up both front wheel in first and second (with...
Forum: Honda Chat 04-10-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
I did go from a torquey Swiftune 1380 so my Mini...

I did go from a torquey Swiftune 1380 so my Mini already had some poke before being converted so the difference between that and the B16 was not as great as I expected. If you went from a standard...
Forum: Honda Chat 04-10-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
Actually from the beginning I wasn't that...

Actually from the beginning I wasn't that impressed. As I said before I guess I was just expecting a huge shove in the back when I pressed the loud pedal and I don't think the B16 gives this as the...
Forum: Honda Chat 03-10-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
All I will say from my experience with a B16 is...

All I will say from my experience with a B16 is that I would like more torque and if I did it again I would go for a B18 just for that reason. My B16 produces about 110lb/ft off vtec and spiking at...
Forum: Honda Chat 03-10-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By Oz
The B16 is an under square engine meaning its...

The B16 is an under square engine meaning its bore is larger than it's stroke which is good for high revving but bad for torque, the engine likes to be revved to make it's power. The B18 is over...
Forum: Honda Chat 02-10-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By Oz
My concern would be that by tweaking the ride...

My concern would be that by tweaking the ride heights by virtue of adjusting the corner weights it will affect the geometry as the front toe and camber alter as the wheel travels from full bump to...
Forum: Honda Chat 02-10-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By Oz
Yep corner weights will help but after that...

Yep corner weights will help but after that you'll need to get a good alignment done too to make sure everything is pointing in the right direction.

I don't really understand why an LSD will make...
Forum: Honda Chat 27-09-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Oz
Sounds like the fuel pump is not running. Check...

Sounds like the fuel pump is not running. Check fuse and relay
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 27-09-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Oz
I have a TODA 1600 to 1800 stroker kit for a B16A...

I have a TODA 1600 to 1800 stroker kit for a B16A under my bed with 81.5mm pistons and I can't help thinking that if I'm going to have to re-bore anyway from 81 to 81.5 then why not get some 84mm...
Forum: Honda Chat 21-09-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 486
Posted By Oz
http://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=37255...

http://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=37255

From the bottom of page 1 onwards
Forum: Honda Chat 21-09-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 486
Posted By Oz
I've just bought one of these for my build as I...

I've just bought one of these for my build as I need the space in front of the box where the slave sits for my rad.

There is one build on here which one was used. IIRC he ended up using the...
Forum: Rover Builds 20-09-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 246,217
Posted By Oz
https://bebebouvier.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/oo...

https://bebebouvier.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/ooh-matron-kenneth-williams-carry-on-bouvier-des-flandres-puppies-for-sale-uk.jpg?w=300&h=294
Forum: For Sale 19-09-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By Oz
I think the word "Sold" at the start of the...

I think the word "Sold" at the start of the thread and the reason for the edit being "Item Sold" that this was sold in May 2018
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 19-09-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Oz
That's where venting the A-panels comes in, as...

That's where venting the A-panels comes in, as long as the flow through the grill is less than the A-panel vents can dispose of then you can keep a flow of cold air going through the engine bay to...
Forum: Honda Chat 18-09-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Oz
http://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=6055&p...

http://www.16vminiclub.com/showthread.php?t=6055&page=7

EDIT: sadly the earlier photos no longer show :(
Forum: Honda Chat 18-09-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Oz
We are presuming you have a round nose front Mini...

We are presuming you have a round nose front Mini - there's a lot more room if you have a Clubman
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