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Old 28-09-2016, 11:04 AM   #1
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Sorry for leaving it so long but i think its about time i do a build thread for mini.
Ive still got bits left to do but its nearly there the build so far :

Watsons front subframe
6 point cage
Mg zt t engine standard turbo
K maps ecu
Clubman front fibreglass
Perspex windows
Rear mount radiator
Fibreglass doors / rear valance
Koso digi dash
C6 gearbox (need lsd )
Fse rising rate fuel regulator
Walbro fuel pump
Rose joint engine steadies

Theres lots of other little bits but just a quick run down, had lots of grief doing bits but thanks to you guys using your build thread etc its helped a hell of a lot .
Its a big shock 2 the system for a first build not knowing how to get round things and you feel like giveing up but the first drive is the dogs bollocks lol .
Ill try to upload some photos for you all 2 look at.

Thanks lewis
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Old 28-09-2016, 11:23 AM   #2
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Haveing problems loading the photos ill set up a photo bucket account but a little walk round of the car so far .



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Old 28-09-2016, 03:21 PM   #3
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Heated passenger seat, nice!
Build looks good, interesting how you have done the rad in the boot.


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Old 28-09-2016, 03:50 PM   #4
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I have near identical cooling pipes under my passenger seat with my rear mount radiator and it does get very hot in traffic in the cabin
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Old 28-09-2016, 06:32 PM   #5
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it sounds savage. looking forward to seeing the build photos
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Old 22-04-2018, 04:41 PM   #6
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Haven't touched this much since last year ... I also keep for getting to do a build thread
I've changed to an allspeed frame and painted the car and put rad up front my workmanship isn't as good as a lot of people on here but its practical
Here's as it stands .....

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Old Yesterday, 03:44 PM   #7
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Any reason for changing the subframe? Seems funny as Charly has swapped from Allspeed to Watson's but he was snapping driveshafts like twigs! On that note, what driveshafts are you using?

What happened to the front cross member? Has it disappeared?
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Any reason for changing the subframe? Seems funny as Charly has swapped from Allspeed to Watson's but he was snapping driveshafts like twigs! On that note, what driveshafts are you using?

What happened to the front cross member? Has it disappeared?
It's was mainly the suspension set up I just didn't like the feel of it still got the frame in case have to go back .... the wheel options was quite slim it may be worse it might be better will not know till I've tried . Shafts are sleeved and welded not running as much hp as his 1.. hd outer CV joints , the front cross is in the shed dw I haven't forgot to put it on .

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