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Forum: Vauxhall Builds 12-05-2018, 09:01 PM
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Posted By webster444
Haha must of been autospell! Pity I didn't...

Haha must of been autospell!

Pity I didn't invest in a decent tig welder before I started building the mini, could of done a few things differently
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 11-05-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Not yet they are still to be cut etc. I may...

Not yet they are still to be cut etc.

I may have to treat myself and get a tig welder as I now have a land rover to rid of tin worm and a tig would be a great help
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 11-05-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
I've only a 140amp mig so I'm worried that I...

I've only a 140amp mig so I'm worried that I won't get the weld penetration that I would need. Might just give it a go anyway though and see how it goes
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 10-05-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Thought I had better update the progress on the...

Thought I had better update the progress on the mini from the last few months.

Most of the time had been spent wiring the car from scratch, which seemed like a good idea at the time but turned...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 24-10-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Quite chuffed with how the dash came out, had to...

Quite chuffed with how the dash came out, had to destroy the moulds to get them released though unfortunately
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 24-10-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Latest update on the mini, made a fibreglass...

Latest update on the mini, made a fibreglass dashboard and switch panel which will allow me to crack on with the wiring.

Constructed the moulds from MDF and used body filler to get the radiuses,...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 17-10-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By webster444
Ah right that is a different manual to the one I...

Ah right that is a different manual to the one I used, i used the msextra manual. I will need to keep an eye on the crank sensor when I come to trying it out and see if I need to replace that...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 16-10-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By webster444
Matt, do you have a link to that manual? The one...

Matt, do you have a link to that manual? The one I followed only has 32 steps for assembly!
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 13-10-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By webster444
I did not see anything about different capacitors...

I did not see anything about different capacitors for the 60-2 wheel in the destructions either.
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 11-10-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By webster444
Seems alot of folk have issues with the Vauxhall...

Seems alot of folk have issues with the Vauxhall coilpacks so will likely try a ford unit.

I haven't altered the crank circuit yet. Where did you find the cap sizes for the Vauxhall sensor?
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 10-10-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By webster444
Think I may have a way forward for this where I...

Think I may have a way forward for this where I de-solder the driver I have installed on the board and wire it in with a resister along with the additional driver.

Looks like I may have the wrong...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 10-10-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By webster444
Megasquirt

Anyone built their own megasquirt for a Vauxhall engine?

I'm in the middle of building mine and I am slightly confused on how to build in the additional ignition driver for the x16xe wasted spark...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 18-09-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Found out my original fuel tank is scrap so used...

Found out my original fuel tank is scrap so used that as an excuse to buy an aluminium one and got the fuel pumps and swirl pot plumbed in.
https://i.imgur.com/UWK8LyLl.jpg...
Forum: Wanted 10-09-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By webster444
I should still have a 1 3/4" SU kicking about if...

I should still have a 1 3/4" SU kicking about if that's any use to you
Forum: Non 16v Mini Chat 09-09-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By webster444
The fitting with the o-ring needs a...

The fitting with the o-ring needs a recess/chamfer on the female side to seal and contain the o-ring so that's why it didn't work.

Be careful not to over tighten the bango fitting bolt as they can...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 09-09-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Cheers! Im out the back of Inverurie at Meikle...

Cheers! Im out the back of Inverurie at Meikle Wartle
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 08-09-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
I work offshore, used to be a mechanic but now...

I work offshore, used to be a mechanic but now spend most of my time out there behind a desk off the tools!
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 07-09-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
The last few days work - built up the throttle...

The last few days work - built up the throttle bodies and run in the fuel lines, radiator also plumbed in
http://i.imgur.com/4XOLgNQl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/R7W8ausl.jpg

Standard size front...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 07-09-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Bought a set of 750 gsxr throttle bodies to use ...

Bought a set of 750 gsxr throttle bodies to use
http://i.imgur.com/6m13ul1l.jpg

Fabricated my own inlet manifold to suit the throttle body ports & head ports. A slight difference in port size...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 07-09-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
Engine wise I wanted to go with a C16XE as I have...

Engine wise I wanted to go with a C16XE as I have rebuilt and played about with these engines in the past. Unfortunately when I was looking for one I could not get one for love nor money so landed...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 07-09-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
At first my plan was to restore the mini to close...

At first my plan was to restore the mini to close to factory, I then thought that was too boring so the next plan was to build it with a few mods/fast road parts with a moderately tuned A series. I...
Forum: Vauxhall Builds 07-09-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By webster444
1600 16v long term project

I have been building this car on and off for about 8 years now with no end in sight for the near future either! I recently found some photos of how it looked when I bought it so thought I'd throw a...
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 30-08-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By webster444
Nice one cheers

Nice one cheers
Forum: Vauxhall Chat 11-08-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By webster444
Where did you get those air filters from?

Where did you get those air filters from?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 08-08-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By webster444
Thanks guys, I'll have a look at the K series...

Thanks guys, I'll have a look at the K series ones as I think 330cc injectors will just add to bad idle problems with lumpy cams!
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