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 Post subject: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2013 8:12 pm 
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well after breaking the civic i picked myself up a runaround and was on the look out for an s14a or e36 m3. But after having a think about it if i got one i would still want a mini. So i decided to go balls out on the mini. bt:)
picked it up yesterday off a member on here its pretty solid but the forward drive clutch in the box is gone so only have reverse (rrfl: great crack flying around the estate in reverse.

bits picked up so far
4efte engine, loom, interior loom, linkage, ecu, front mount, alloy rad and mounts.
got a new welder too bt:)

wont be getting stuck in till next week as i have to get the garage sorted :mad:
parts to buy in the next few weeks
4 pot brakes
internal pedal box
fibreglass flip front, door skins, boot lid,
full cage
coilover conversion
forged internals
td04/5 turbo
shalfts
group 7 carbon archs
13x8 wheels
carbon roof skin
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few pics so far
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loom is half way stripped now hope to have it done by monday bt:)
interior loom done just needs to be made tidy looking bt:)
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interior loom done bt:)
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got a start on the bay loombt:) no pics yet
but mini has a new home home its not pretty but its dry and indoors a luxury in not used to so it will do the job bt:)
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pretty busy today but managed to get the car ready to go under the knife bt:)
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pretty busy all weekend so spent a few hours today as i probly wont get to it at all this weekend :mad)pretty hungover but couldnt leave it alone so did this bt:)
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pic of the completed loom bt:)
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also split the engine and box to find an uprated clutch bt:) :happy)
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getting places with the subframe just takes so long to make sure its 100% square cut once measure 50 times (rrfl:
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engine in :happy)
finished frame just need to drop it out and weld it fully and make 2 bottom bars bt:)
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frame more less done just need brace bars and under brace rad in and mocking up front mount unsure if to go extended round nose or clubby
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got this in the post yesterday :D
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and ordered these should be here in 2-3 weeks :D
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got the car selecting gears too :D and will have shafts in 2-3 weeks :D
another small update well small but took forever i now have gears :D
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got my coilovers and camber arms :D
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picling up some metro 4 pots tomorrow along with a few other bits too :D


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2013 10:00 pm 
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Whats your location?: tallaght dublin 24
Region: Southern
What Minis have you?: leyland mini clubman 76 saloon
Modifications: painted in granit graey. 1293 engine block bored out too 1312. sw5 cam .1.5 high lift rolling rockers. electrionic fuel pump .webber 45 carb. millennium rc40 exhuast system center exit. copper 10inch brake set up .and dunlop d1s alloys .
Location: co.dublin
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2013 10:57 pm 
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Whats your location?: Tallaght :p
Region: Southern
What Minis have you?: 1980 clubman b16 vtec
1992 mini shell, getting turbo,d
1974 clubman estate
Modifications: original-ish pffffft ye rite
copy em and open in new link, cant wait to see this done :)

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 2:03 pm 
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Whats your location?: Longford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1971 Mini Marcos.
1984 Mini Sprite
PROJECT X
Modifications: 1380cc
Weber45
S/C CR gearbox and drop gears
Location: Longford
Why not fix the automatic ?

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:36 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:56 am 
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Whats your location?: cavan
Region: Western
What Minis have you?: 1996 BRG mayfair 1275 auto-lyin up now
1990 1l city-daily driver
1993 cooper spi-completly stripped and upside down!
the long term project(advantage) courtesy of mr skelly!!
rotten shell-found a floor repair panel in the boot tho!
like alot!!

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:46 am 
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Whats your location?: Dublin,
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What Minis have you?: 1275 MkIII
Modifications: Few bits
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Interesting project, keep the updates coming


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:05 am 
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Whats your location?: Knocknagoshel, North Kerry
Region: Southern
What Minis have you?: 1983 Mini
Sweet project lad i always liked gt turbos.. keep the updates coming! 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 12:11 am 
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small update


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 9:41 am 
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Whats your location?: knockbine
tullycanna
ballymitty
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What Minis have you?: 1972 pick up
1979 leyland
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Location: south east region
Nice update dude, I've nbeen following this over on toc (I'm the wexico rep) will this fit with the standard front? I've got a Nissan 16v conversion I'm gone rally but thinkin a building a 5efthe for my mini pickup to use as a tow truck for the rally car,

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 1:18 pm 
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[quote="Kenneth Murphy"]Nice update dude, I've nbeen following this over on toc (I'm the wexico rep) will this fit with the standard front? I've got a Nissan 16v conversion I'm gone rally but thinkin a building a 5efthe for my mini pickup to use as a tow truck for the rally car,[/quote]
yup it will fit in a standard front with the standard turbo but if you wanted to put on a bigger turbo you will need and extended front :oops:


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:50 pm 
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Whats your location?: cavan
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What Minis have you?: 1996 BRG mayfair 1275 auto-lyin up now
1990 1l city-daily driver
1993 cooper spi-completly stripped and upside down!
the long term project(advantage) courtesy of mr skelly!!
rotten shell-found a floor repair panel in the boot tho!
mully31 wrote:
Kenneth Murphy wrote:
Nice update dude, I've nbeen following this over on toc (I'm the wexico rep) will this fit with the standard front? I've got a Nissan 16v conversion I'm gone rally but thinkin a building a 5efthe for my mini pickup to use as a tow truck for the rally car,

yup it will fit in a standard front with the standard turbo but if you wanted to put on a bigger turbo you will need and extended front :oops:


or a hole in the grille!! was thinking about this conversion a while back, was supposed to be studying! very interested in seeing how it turns out

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
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daniel garry wrote:
mully31 wrote:
Kenneth Murphy wrote:
Nice update dude, I've nbeen following this over on toc (I'm the wexico rep) will this fit with the standard front? I've got a Nissan 16v conversion I'm gone rally but thinkin a building a 5efthe for my mini pickup to use as a tow truck for the rally car,

yup it will fit in a standard front with the standard turbo but if you wanted to put on a bigger turbo you will need and extended front :oops:


or a hole in the grille!! was thinking about this conversion a while back, was supposed to be studying! very interested in seeing how it turns out

mine fits in perfect no need to trim the grill or any of that. took alot of fliddling but fits well and have enough room for a alloy honda rad up front.


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 2:29 am 
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Whats your location?: knockbine
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What Minis have you?: 1972 pick up
1979 leyland
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Location: south east region
Wanna make me a subframe? Or could you send me detailed pics and measurements?

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:35 am 
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[quote="Kenneth Murphy"]Wanna make me a subframe? Or could you send me detailed pics and measurements?[/quote]
tbh i wouldnt make a subframe for anyone as thats a big risk to take imo but if you need a hand with the design no bothers pm me


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:34 pm 
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servo fitted french style may look like a small update but was a pig and will greatly improve the stopping power compaired to a non servo systembt:)
more parts bt:)
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got a rebuild kit for my calipers all fitted now bt:)
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then picked up a td04 and since i found it so hard to find one i picked up a sparebt:) gonna build a hybird td04 with 19t compressor wheel and housing with a billet exhaust turbine for faster spool and better flow
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ordering my front end and front splitter on monday and going to look at a cage tomorrow bt:)
it fits :D bt:)
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also picked up a cage needs a lick of paint but will do the job bt:)
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window wiper motor tucked away in the dash
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fibreglass boot lid fitted
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cage in :happy)
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alternator fitted bt:)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:00 am 
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Whats your location?: THE FRIDGE
Region: Aboard
What Minis have you?: 110bhp 1968 mkII
Modifications: NEW Custom flakey paint
Location: The Fridge I told ye!!
great progress dude, this is gonna be a little stormer

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 1:18 am 
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[quote="macker"]great progress dude, this is gonna be a little stormer[/quote]
Hopefully but the way it's looking I'll only be running 240ish this summer and then I'll put her away for the winter and she will come out forged and running about 320


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:36 pm 
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got these in the post today bt:)
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started wiring :wallbash)
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alt bracket
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cage mod
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bye bye sound proofing
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also welded in plates to mount the front when it arrives was a pig as the steel is so thin :wallbash)
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abit of an update wired it up
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then tried to start it it barred over had fuel pressure,injector pulse and power to the coil but no spark :wallbash)
tried everything and got pissed off and smashed the dizzy with a hammer (rrfl:
turns out the coil has to be earthed by bolting it to the body which i hadnt done so got a new dizzy and earthed the coil and bam she runs :D
[url="http://s97.photobucket.com/user/mully31/media/Mobile%20Uploads/video-2013-11-12-14-48-02.mp4.html"]http://s97.photobucket.com/user/mully31/media/Mobile%20Uploads/video-2013-11-12-14-48-02.mp4.html[/url]
made a video cant run her for long as the oil line was a homemade bodge to get her running and leaks like a bit :rolleyes:
presents :)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:02 am 
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got moving on fitting the front and making mounting points
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being fibreglass it took abit of cutting filing and trimming to fit but very happy with how it fits now
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******* freezing today so only did a few bits the front is now fixed to the car fully no more vice grips ha fitted the chin spoiler and moved the inter cooler so it tilts back to get more air while staying hiddenbt:)
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well not much done lately to post about just odd bits and bobs being done with aint fun to look at so i save you the boredom :nuts) pulled her out today to give the garage a clean got bored of cleaning and stuck the aches on for the crack bt:) gonna need wider wheels bt:)
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hole where the gear selector was filled
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rad in
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shes abit tight for space
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tidied the wiring and plumbed up the rad bt:)
abit of an update have the 2 looms spliced together now and working off the mini barrel bt:) get the pump working off the efi relay and reverse light working off the gt reverse switch. then tackled the headlights, brake lights, indicators, hazzards, heater, rear defrost and all the other little bits bt:) so my mind was fried so started a nice easy job today bt:)
have most of it done but it got too dark to take a pic but u get the idea bt:)
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more progress on the floor and while i was waiting on it to dry i dropped the column so its abit less bus like bt:)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:48 pm 
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Whats your location?: tallaght dublin 24
Region: Southern
What Minis have you?: leyland mini clubman 76 saloon
Modifications: painted in granit graey. 1293 engine block bored out too 1312. sw5 cam .1.5 high lift rolling rockers. electrionic fuel pump .webber 45 carb. millennium rc40 exhuast system center exit. copper 10inch brake set up .and dunlop d1s alloys .
Location: co.dublin
Looks so muck better that the honda conversion


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:44 pm 
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[quote="minionly"]Looks so muck better that the honda conversion[/quote]
how so man?


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:39 pm 
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not much updates finished the floor and have started sealing the under neat :wallbash) very time consuming :wallbash)
also ordered a few bits
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ill be some big updates after cimbo but on a go slow till then :wallbash)
floor done
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the pulled the rear frame out heavy bugger :-(
then i got happy with the grinder bt:)
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also no rot behind the frame which was a nice surprise bt:)


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 8:15 pm 
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Whats your location?: Drogheda
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: Traveller
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Location: LOUTH
Where did you get the pipes from? presume there for the intercooler

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