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Old 26-06-2016, 02:18 AM   #31
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I just thought being miglias and mounted under the arch you'd be better mounting them first then trimming incase you trim above where they mount?
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Old 11-07-2016, 01:49 PM   #32
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Trimmed the front end for clearance round the wheels


Also finished my steering column, welded on the mount from the old mini column and moved the mounting position further over to the right of the dash then welded in a brace to stiffen the dash rail up




Slowly ticking jobs off the list

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Old 26-07-2016, 07:39 AM   #33
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Cut out the holes for the headlights yesterday and I'm tidying up the wiring to mount the ecu and everything else behind the dash to keep the engine bay neater


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Old 27-07-2016, 01:26 PM   #34
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Got the ecu and mfr mounted on the inside of the bulkhead today, the mfr fits on to the old dashboard bracket so it saved me having to make one



Still in the process of tidying up the wiring and trying to find somewhere to put it all

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Old 31-07-2016, 01:47 PM   #35
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Good job pal!
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Old 22-12-2016, 12:03 PM   #36
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Not touched the mini in a while, ended up buying a crashed rotax kart and rebuilding it so I've been having a bit of fun on that instead. Going to get back On the mini at the start of next year and hopefully get it finished..

All I've done since last time is shave the finns off the cam cover and re sprayed it wrinkle red but not sure if I like it or not


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Old 25-02-2017, 01:52 PM   #37
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Ordered aluminium skins from minispares


It's just placed on in the picture but looks like the fit is actually not bad, obviously going to take a bit of fettling but not much by the look of it, just a shame they sent me one with external hinges for the other side

Hopefully get this one and the a panel fitted this week and I'll do the other side once I get the correct one for it

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Old 10-03-2017, 03:55 PM   #38
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Managed to get the drivers side door skin and a panel on this week, I've welded a lip on to the a panel which I'll drill through to attatch the front end to.

Only picture I got of the door skin, put tiger seal round the door frame


Then after it was all done I've been playing with the miglia arches trying to find the best position for them, still need some trimming and lowering down a bit but I'm pleased with the look so far


Not much left to do now but it'll probably still take forever at the rate I work at

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Old 16-03-2017, 05:15 PM   #39
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Managed to get the passengers door skin and a panel on this week and I'm still messing about with the positioning of the arches, think I'm just about there with the drivers side



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Old 16-03-2017, 07:35 PM   #40
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Looking great. Definitely worth spending time on the arch fit. The difference in appearance is amazing for a few hours work - and you'll be glad you did it every time you use the car


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Looking great. Definitely worth spending time on the arch fit. The difference in appearance is amazing for a few hours work - and you'll be glad you did it every time you use the car


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You're right, arches are the one thing that can make or break a car, don't think I'm far off with them though then I'll need to do the other side
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Old 31-03-2017, 08:32 PM   #42
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Still messing about trying to get these arches fitted, got the passengers side pretty much perfect, need to go back into the drivers side and match them up now






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Old 01-04-2017, 09:43 AM   #43
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Have you got your suspension settings sorted ? Nothing worse that fitting arches then finding you need to adjust ride height to get camber setting in to negative on front of K series frame
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Old 01-04-2017, 10:22 AM   #44
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Have you got your suspension settings sorted ? Nothing worse that fitting arches then finding you need to adjust ride height to get camber setting in to negative on front of K series frame
Yes, I set the ride height a while back, can't remember off the top of my head what the numbers are but I set it to the sill lip front and back and it's slightly lower at the front, hard to tell in the pictures bit there is definite negative camber, only thing I'm not sure on is what to set the front toe to? Do you use mini, metro or other settings?
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Personally I set my tracking up to Metro figures
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