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Old 24-04-2014, 08:14 AM   #16
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These guys rally cars. They know what they are doing. Spaceframe solution is suitable for some applications and companies like Z cars prefer this arrangement, but most of theirs are for track and road. Watsons and Allspeed do cars for rallying. Instead of doing a bespoke subframe, Obsession are redesigning and fabricating the car to accept the powertrain. Quite probably the engine and box arrangement is too big to do it with a bespoke subframe if you want to keep the car actually looking like a Mini.This isn't a simple conversion being 4wd and trying to use nearly all the original running gear.

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Old 24-04-2014, 08:43 AM   #17
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Old 24-04-2014, 09:03 AM   #18
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Now Paul yo know how to grind me, respect, but it's Wednesday night not Saturday
I'm not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing

I see what you mean, but I still don't agree Compared to something like Top Gear, which is polished and edited to within an inch of it's life, it's still miles better.
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Old 24-04-2014, 09:48 AM   #19
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I dislike top gear aswell and endless other fakearrama shows,
I wish I could type what I mean{nothing new there then}
in cold light of day I feel this is nothing to do with a mini,
it could be a hilman imp, fiat 500 pug 205 or anything,
fact they used a mini coz its popular and boost raghtings ,
but the insult for me is they then proceed to rip all the mini away and replace it with glossy type mekano type affair that they cant rally anyway,
sorry to be hardon your hardon,s
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Old 24-04-2014, 10:11 AM   #20
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Women free club what makes you think that
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Old 24-04-2014, 10:12 AM   #21
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I dislike top gear aswell and endless other fakearrama shows,
I wish I could type what I mean{nothing new there then}
in cold light of day I feel this is nothing to do with a mini,
it could be a hilman imp, fiat 500 pug 205 or anything,
fact they used a mini coz its popular and boost raghtings ,
but the insult for me is they then proceed to rip all the mini away and replace it with glossy type mekano type affair that they cant rally anyway,
sorry to be hardon your hardon,s
Hang on ,you were all for cutting the floorpan and running gear out of another donor type car a while back and then plopping a mini shell on top.

You need to get your mini finished quick - that will stop you hating everything. It will probably kill you as well, but there's not much we can do about that - LOL
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Old 24-04-2014, 10:15 AM   #22
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Hang on ,you were all for cutting the floorpan and running gear out of another donor type car a while back and then plopping a mini shell on top.
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Old 24-04-2014, 10:26 AM   #23
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Old 29-04-2014, 04:41 AM   #24
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I think what they're doing and have achieved is simply amazing.

I wonder what power this thing will have in the end? It needs a lot of power I would guess since they have added so much weight.

Other thing I wonder is how they planned this build out? It must be a gamble with such a rigid brief, i.e. make it work and still have the car stock looking.

Be a right raspberry if they find a problem whereby they can't make it work and have to pack up and forget the whole thing. I have nearly packed up and gone home with my build since we couldn't get the power steering and pedal box to work let alone the alternator mounting......

Be interesting in episode 6 how they get the steering column and ancillaries to fit.

Fair play to them!
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