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Forum: For Sale 18-09-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By gazwad
got it, thanks

got it, thanks
Forum: Rover Builds 05-09-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,281
Posted By gazwad
I melted the headlight bowl with a hot air gun...

I melted the headlight bowl with a hot air gun and pushed it forward with a bit of wood to get some more clearance for the rad
Forum: Rover Chat 05-09-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By gazwad
that is unusual behavior, unfortunately it looks...

that is unusual behavior, unfortunately it looks like you have the latest pektron type immobiliser which is known to be hugely unreliable and often develops faults like this for things like water...
Forum: Rover Builds 21-08-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
It's a 1293cc a series, the suspension is set up...

It's a 1293cc a series, the suspension is set up really well in it so he basically just drove it flat out only braking for the hairpin. It's my mate Chris Whight who painted my mini so he...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 20-08-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By gazwad
It's a personal taste thing so only you can...

It's a personal taste thing so only you can decide really. Don't do what you think other people will like, just do what YOU want.
Do you know anyone near you with some 10" wheels you can try to help...
Forum: Rover Builds 20-08-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,281
Posted By gazwad
you did well keeping up with shaun, shame about...

you did well keeping up with shaun, shame about the engine but that will be a nice car with the k series in it. fixed roundnose is perfectly doable, we originally did shaun's like that, but...
Forum: Rover Builds 20-08-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
thanks andrew, i can never get the link thing...

thanks andrew, i can never get the link thing right!
Forum: 16v Mini Videos 20-08-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By gazwad
Yes shaun's is a bit lively, it used to torque...

Yes shaun's is a bit lively, it used to torque steer badly but we have improved that a lot (but the wide 13" wheels don't help) it's just the rear end we need to sort out now as it's quite tail happy
Forum: 16v Mini Videos 19-08-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By gazwad
yeah i had to decide whether to go in front or...

yeah i had to decide whether to go in front or behind him, i had cars behind me as well so decided the safest option was just to go on the grass and get out of the way.
I made a camera mount from a...
Forum: 16v Mini Videos 19-08-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By gazwad
ah damn it I can never get the embedding thing...

ah damn it I can never get the embedding thing right, here's a link instead:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XraUR79Yy2U
Forum: 16v Mini Videos 19-08-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By gazwad
mitp 2019 mallory park in car footage

Some footage from mitp yesterday at mallory park
Forum: Rover Builds 19-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
Some footage from mitp yesterday at mallory park ...

Some footage from mitp yesterday at mallory park
Had a great day, did 4 sessions on the track and nothing overtook me all day! Flew past most of the bini's, only one race prepared one nearly managed...
Forum: Rover Chat 16-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By gazwad
one day we will look back and wince at all these...

one day we will look back and wince at all these 'classic' mgf's we scrapped just for the engines!...
Forum: Rover Chat 14-08-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By gazwad
mgf won't have 160 pistons anyway, they only had...

mgf won't have 160 pistons anyway, they only had the 143 engine unless it was the rare trophy, so bottom ends are identical
Forum: Rover Chat 12-08-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By gazwad
4th gear is nearly a 1:1 ratio so if you select...

4th gear is nearly a 1:1 ratio so if you select 4th gear and turn the input shaft and count the number of revolutions to one revolution of the diff/driveshaft it should give you the fd ratio (3.9...
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 12-08-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By gazwad
I'm booked in for 9:50, 10:50 and 11:50. Those...

I'm booked in for 9:50, 10:50 and 11:50. Those are mixed sessions with classic minis and binis so should be good fun harassing the binis
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 30-07-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By gazwad
mitp track time

Has anyone else booked some track time at mallory park (mitp)? I've booked 3 sessions in the morning and might have another in the afternoon, will there be any other 16v minis on the track?
Forum: Rover Builds 11-07-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
done a few hundred miles since the breakage and...

done a few hundred miles since the breakage and my confidence is now restored. went to a few local shows and this made me smile:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48159045396_0a0e726afa_z.jpg...
Forum: For Sale 05-07-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By gazwad
I can't make it to the imm, how much for just the...

I can't make it to the imm, how much for just the peanuts?
Forum: General 16v Mini Chat 05-07-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By gazwad
can't see any images, please get some up and more...

can't see any images, please get some up and more details please!
Forum: Rover Builds 29-06-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
They are the bushed type. Not bothered telling...

They are the bushed type. Not bothered telling minispares, last time I found a dangerous fault with one of their products they weren't interested in the slightest
Forum: Rover Builds 29-06-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
2 degree fixed arms fitted results in 0.5 degrees...

2 degree fixed arms fitted results in 0.5 degrees negative camber both sides so happy with that and now back on the road
Forum: Rover Builds 26-06-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 231,775
Posted By gazwad
cheers mate. I was lucky to get away with no...

cheers mate. I was lucky to get away with no other damage or an accident and I was only a couple of miles from home.

I've ordered some fixed 2 degree lower arms which should just about make it...
Forum: For Sale 26-06-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By gazwad
k series mgf/metro cv joint & driveshaft

I've got a brand new unused genuine rover outer cv joint for mgf/metro/rover100 complete with driveshaft (passenger side, PG1 gearbox type). will fit metro/r100 based hubs.
40 posted or less for...
Forum: Other Non Mini Builds 26-06-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 72,423
Posted By gazwad
Nice one! I'll pick up a copy

Nice one! I'll pick up a copy
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