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 Forum: General   Topic: Seen a Mini?

 Post subject: Re: Seen a Mini?
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:42 am 

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Arghhh... have to file it...

 Forum: General   Topic: Seen a Mini?

 Post subject: Re: Seen a Mini?
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:41 am 

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/0ge2xsw9woa8ii4/spot-the-classic.mp4?dl=0

*fixed* :lol:

 Forum: General   Topic: Seen a Mini?

 Post subject: Re: Seen a Mini?
Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:04 pm 

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yesterday, or "ieri" as they say round these parts...

 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: SPI Mini De-Cat.

 Post subject: Re: SPI Mini De-Cat.
Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:51 am 

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I put a decat pipe on my '93 SPi shortly after I bought it some time back. Very easy swap, bolts may be rusty though, mine weren't. Depending on your circumstances, you might ask your local exhaust garage to do it for you. 10 minute job. Never had any problems but it's not been near an NCT. I have r...

 Forum: General   Topic: IMM 2018 - Portugal

 Post subject: Re: IMM 2018 - Portugal
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:50 pm 

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Views: 675


Hmmmm, google has that as a 2667km excursion from my front door.. . I'm In! *

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/244805 ... Portuguese

*if i have a car ready

 Forum: General   Topic: Another Dodgy Mini

 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:29 pm 

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couldn't agree with you more. the last couple of years i've been taxing mine ('93) April to October - but there are many, many days in winter i wish i could drive it.

 Forum: General   Topic: Another Dodgy Mini

 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:34 pm 

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AFAIK the vintage road tax currently kicks in at 30 years, so that's 1987. NCT required from 1980 on.

 Forum: General   Topic: Another Dodgy Mini

 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:15 pm 

Replies: 44
Views: 10486


Hmmmm... ads gone.. i'm guessing s/he got either sorted or scared.

 Forum: General   Topic: Changing the club logo?

 Post subject: Re: Changing the club logo?
Posted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:36 pm 

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Views: 782


I for one think, this is a very good idea.

 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: 1.5 roller rockers are they worth fitting with a stage 1 kit

Posted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:50 pm 

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 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: Wiring diagram downloads

Posted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:49 pm 

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and the site now appears unreachable.

 Forum: General   Topic: carburetor issue

 Post subject: Re: carburetor issue
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:10 pm 

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Hi Adam,
if you don't get it sorted i could pop round or you could come over to me and we'd have a look at it.
I'm in Deansgrange,
K.

 Forum: General   Topic: Seen a Mini?

 Post subject: Re: Seen a Mini?
Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:29 am 

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Meanwhile, back on the internet....

http://www.davidbrownautomotive.com/

 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: 1.5 roller rockers are they worth fitting with a stage 1 kit

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:43 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 4752


Sooooo.... how did this work out?

 Forum: General   Topic: Vtec Clubman Help

 Post subject: Re: Vtec Clubman Help
Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:11 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 5306


http://www.guess-works.com/Tech/ratio.htm

Try here.

 Forum: General   Topic: Seen a Mini?

 Post subject: Re: Seen a Mini?
Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:56 am 

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Views: 219034


Archives:

http://www.rte.ie/archives/2014/0829/640087-mini-car-celebrates-35-years-in-1994/

 Forum: General   Topic: teething Problems with rebuild 1275

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:28 pm 

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what RPM are you running at 75mph? is the cam timed correctly? also is the spring/needle correct? could be that the carb-piston is fully up (open) when you get to 75, so wont give more - in that case you might need a heavier spring. see this thread: http://www.theminiforum.co.uk/forums/topic/146506-...

 Forum: General   Topic: Vtec Clubman Help

 Post subject: Re: Vtec Clubman Help
Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:29 pm 

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I'll just leave this here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2rSsrw4DSc

 Forum: General   Topic: Vtec Clubman Help

 Post subject: Re: Vtec Clubman Help
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:34 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 5306


Given all that's been said above and before you start down that road, consider a fully sorted supercharger install. Not the same power admittedly, but 90% of driving will never use the full power of a vtec.

Disclaimer: I've never built a vtec, not even driven one.

 Forum: Projects and My Mini   Topic: Electric Mini Conversion

Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:37 pm 

Replies: 96
Views: 26699


great thread, fascinating as always.

 Forum: General   Topic: Insurance policy, massive increase

Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:53 pm 

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Views: 1333


I have just received notification of the renewal of my insurance and shocked at the increase. I have a multi car policy with AXA with 2 cars on it. Last year if was €239 and now it's €359. Over 50% increase. Can anybody give me suggestions of other insurances companies that do vintage multi policie...

 Forum: Projects and My Mini   Topic: Electric Mini Conversion

Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:57 pm 

Replies: 96
Views: 26699


I've never met a mechanical engineer that couldn't draw beautifully. Great illustration.

 Forum: Technical Section   Topic: MPi ECU

 Post subject: MPi ECU
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:35 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1481


how to reset your ECU (MPi) if you replace a sensor.

1] turn ignition on - engine *not* running
2] press accelerator all the way to the floor 10 times
3] turn off ignition

http://www.uscars.biz/uscars/mini-documents/Mini_MPI_Reinitialisation_ECU.pdf

 Forum: General   Topic: Another Dodgy Mini

 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:43 am 

Replies: 44
Views: 10486


That's a real shame, because it looks like a nice clean car.
Looks like Zircon MET - JNJ (BLVC471)
Years: 80-85

http://www.austinminiwebsearch.com/paintGB.html

 Forum: General   Topic: 2007 mini one engine problems, help!

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:28 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 3091


I'd be looking for a replacement car from the garage during the repair under warranty period.
Or my money back.
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