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Old 30-01-2018, 08:01 AM   #301
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I quite like the stripes, arenít you sure about them?


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Old 30-01-2018, 10:31 AM   #302
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I'm never sure about stickers on bodywork, normally they look naff. I do really like Mini Gt stripes for some reason though.

Happy with them, not too ott with them being low down, even with orange text.

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Old 30-01-2018, 05:35 PM   #303
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Bit late now, but you could have always painted it on!


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Old 12-02-2018, 10:05 AM   #304
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Thought I'd rebuild the spare steering rack this weekend, the factory support bush is made of nylon and it cracks and falls apart over time. This one actually wasn't too bad but still caused play in the rack and an annoying knocking sound.

Rebuilt with a bronze support bush that I had machined to fit exactly. No more play






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Old 13-02-2018, 09:18 AM   #305
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Nice job, great idea.


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Old 19-02-2018, 10:45 AM   #306
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Had some nice looking bits waiting for me when I got to work this morning





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Old 20-02-2018, 07:04 PM   #307
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Too many shiny bits going on here.
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Old 20-02-2018, 09:05 PM   #308
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I know, wasn't the plan in the beginning but I like shiny!
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Old 21-02-2018, 06:31 AM   #309
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Old 25-02-2018, 10:56 PM   #310
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Repainted rocker all fitted.



Short test drive on some totally private roads, it works! It is sitting very low on the TF coilovers, they are meant for bigger wheels so this is causing some major camber. I've raised it an inch since I took this and it's appears much better. Ordered some standard R100 ball joins which may also help if needed. Extra ground clearance is also better even if it doesn't look quite so badass.



First time I've been more than walking speed in it and the pedal force required to stop it is rather more than I was hoping for. I've looked at fitting bigger discs but it's not happening under the 14's which are staying. I checked the pads and the ones I fitted were unknown, they looked very brittle and one had a raised area so wasn't making full contact with the disc. Changed for some standardish Apec pads today, ran it in 4th gear, off the ground with some brake pressure for a few min, brake discs now cleaned evenly so I shall try again. Plan B is fit a remote servo on the front line or grow some leg muscle.

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Old 26-02-2018, 08:48 AM   #311
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Old 26-02-2018, 12:30 PM   #312
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I have a remote servo if needed, just want what I paid for it, I'll send you some photos if you want?
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Old 26-02-2018, 02:16 PM   #313
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Hi mate, yes I might be. The kits seem to be about £100 on fleebay.
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Old 06-03-2018, 03:41 PM   #314
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Looking really nice in head on shot
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Old 07-03-2018, 11:32 AM   #315
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Thanks, I've decided it was a bit too low though.

This is after raising the coilovers a bit, still a couple of degrees too much camber.



New ride height, doesnt look as badass but now I have more than 2" ground clearance!



I'm wanting to fit 280mm discs and there is no way they are going to fit under 14" wheels, gutted as I love the orange ones I bought but needs must.
15" to test fit, with 45 profile tyres they are actually not much more in diameter then my 14 with 50 profile.

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