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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:29 pm 
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Whats your location?: Between an A series and a G13B
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 61 van,68 MKII,
75 Clubman estate,
80 1275GT
91 RSP Cooper
Location: Between an A series and a G13B
Is your alternator adjuster bracket welded onto the subframe?just wondering because this is the one thing I am not happy about on my Swift conversion as it vibrates at high revs and in turn breaks the bracket.

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:01 pm 
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Where did you get the pipes from? presume there for the intercooler

ebay and yup intercooler


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:02 pm 
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[quote="kerryminigringo"]Is your alternator adjuster bracket welded onto the subframe?just wondering because this is the one thing I am not happy about on my Swift conversion as it vibrates at high revs and in turn breaks the bracket.[/quote]
nope kinda looks that way in pics but its bolted to the engine doesnt touch the fame at all


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:52 pm 
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also no rot behind the frame which was a nice surprise bt:)
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rear beam finished, painted and mounted. rubber cones in the bin and coilovers fitted bt:)
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back on all fours
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started on my rear arb today you can buy the kit for them but its 250 before delivery so frog that. got an sir rear arb for free paid 11 euro for a pair of drop links so works out alot cheaper this is how far i got need to shorten the drop links but u get the ideabt:)
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bt:)
just a quick pic of how she stands at the mo
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engine dampner fitted bt:)
started bocking out the fibreglass panels
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:50 pm 
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got a bosch 044 pump and new wheels
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then fittted it
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then made up some brackets to mount the front bumper
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got some 888s bt:)
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put on the arches to see how they look i almost jizzed all over the driveway
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put the front coilovers in
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put the manual pedal box in and a beefier toe board subframe support bt:)
have been flat out doing all the odd little jobs i have put off but no pics as there boring to look at anyway bt:)
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finally came in the post are 7 weeks :wallbash)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:26 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!!
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Now that looks nice!

do you mind telling where you got it and how much?

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:42 pm 
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macker wrote:
mully31 wrote:

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Now that looks nice!

do you mind telling where you got it and how much?

ebay and was 60 quid pm me and ill send you the link


got a puzzle in the post today
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think i solved it bt:)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:53 am 
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another piece of the puzzle
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picked up allspeed cv joints and started tubbing the archs
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:55 pm 
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few parts came in the post :)
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doing a few bits on her today looks the same really all small ball breaking jobs getting finished up :wallbash)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:45 pm 
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pulled the engine back out and done some welding that need to be done on the bulkhead will have pics tomorrow
also got my shafts back :)
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well i have been flat out on the mini all week looks like i done frog all but was alot of work :mad)
welded bits of the frame i couldnt get to.
modded the suspension turret to make clearance for the gear linkage
notched the bulkhead to make room the the engine to move abit more
sealed the bulkhead
painted the frame
fitted soild subframe bushes
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 11:50 pm 
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bay finished and undersealed
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was bored tonight so wired up the emanage :)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:37 pm 
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had a tiny bubble on the bottom of my door but knew the horrors that would be on the inside and i was right
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:00 pm 
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one door rust free
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got my parts from minispares so will be flat out over the next few weeks


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 7:36 pm 
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fixed the scuttle today as didnt have much time with it today
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:08 am 
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Whats your location?: Drogheda
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: Traveller
Turbo
Hornet
Equinox
MINI Clubman
Location: LOUTH
love the wheels .where you get them from. what size are they?

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:59 pm 
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They are 13x7 et-7 mambas got them from an unfinished project but mini sport sell them


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:12 pm 
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Whats your location?: Dublin
Region: Eastern
Midland wheels do mamba's, I got 6x12's for £184.99


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:23 pm 
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well i never took a picture of the last door frame it was much worse then this and a pain in the bollox to fix :wallbash)
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well have both doors skinned now and blocked out!!! mad to think there is this many low spots in a new skin (wtf:
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:01 am 
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bonnet hinges sorted
front arb done
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well been busy doing all the stuff you dont see but is important
brake lines made
braided lines
4 pots
wheel bearings
ball joints
steering rack boots
competition track rods
top arms rebuilt
adj front and rear camber arms
adj tie rods
uprated cvs
probly forgot some stuff
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go these today bt:)
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:03 am 
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retrimmed the door cards in black suede
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then made up a dash
nothing fancy but does the job bt:)
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then been flat out getting her ready for paint but thats boring so have no pics (rrfl:
well back at this now after a bit of a break
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well got a clutch so i can put the engine and box in for a last time :)
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also ordered a rebuild kit for my turbo as shes alittle smokey
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also got a doodoo load of degreaser and vht paint to make her look pretty
degreased and painted the engine and box today
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clutch fitted and box and engine ready to go back in the car :happy)
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and shes home :)
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one rebuilt turbo
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braced the mani hopefully wont crack now :)
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well i wasnt happy running the td04 on an old unknown engine so took the rocker cover off and then this happened haha
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bores are mint :)
so new hg and bolts and a skim and throw it back together :)
so easy to work on with the front off:D


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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:51 pm 
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Spec list so far

interior:
2 fix back buckets
6 point cage with diagonal and door bars
Red carpet
swade dash and door cards
Rear seat and bins removed
blitz boost controller
digidash
oil press boost and water temp gauges
chrome handle bling
Tilted column

chassis:
custom 4efte frame
adj front caster arms
adj front camber arms
Solid subrame bushings
All new bearings balljoints ect
uprated track rod ends
All speed hd cvs and custom shafts
Spax coilover conversion
ap 4 pots with vented discs and minted pads
14mm rear arb 19mm front
rose jointed drop links
toes and camber adj bracket on rear
Sit beam rear axle
braided lines all round
polybushed
fully undersealed
13x7 et -7 mambas wrapped in 888's
Servo relocated

Engine:
4efte
All new gaskets
Toyo sports Mani and down pipe
rebuildt td04l
360cc injectors
emanage ultimate
trd clutch
oem lsd box
front mount & alloy piping
new tb & water pump
alloy rad
j's racing engine dampner
poly engine mounts
custom linkage with short throw
Bosch 044 pump

exterior:
McLean bros arches and chin spoiler
abs motorsport frontend and bonnet
fibreglass boot lid
alloy door skins
tubbed arches
new grill and bright work

Probly forgetting abit but that's the bulk

all back together bt:)
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looking though my book face found some before phots of the horrible typical starlet looking engine

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come along way from a 1 litre auto (rrfl:
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one heatwrapped mani such an annoying pain in the arse to do gonna weld a support brace onto the down pipe tomorrow and wrap that too bt:)
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well abit of an update bt:)
shafts are all in ect got a good few doodoo little jobs done and got myself a unit bt:)
no more getting wet and freezing and have a small bit more roombt:)
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well been pretty busy getting the new place set up but have her more or less wired up now fuel lines done shafts in boost pipes wrapped and load of other doodoo jobs
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 12:05 am 
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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
Woo looks good

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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:38 am 
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well been busy boring boring doodoo wiring, water pump tensioner, bonnet and boot pins braced the bonnet as it was very floppy (rrfl: made the mini barrel work with the toyota loom and loads of other doodoo :wallbash)
well thats all boring to look at so heres a pic of it looking tiny in the new shed (rrfl:
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it moves :happy)
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whipped up an exhaust for it tonight its all coming together now been doing loads of bits and bobs but not very interesting :nuts)
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Some vids of exhaust and engine running and reving
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:03 pm 
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hopefully this vid works :)
[url="[URL="https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=339552549578985&set=vb.100005727274378&type=2&theater"]https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=339552549578985&set=vb.100005727274378&type=2&theater[/url]"][url="https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=339552549578985&set=vb.100005727274378&type=2&theater"]https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=339552549578985&set=vb.100005727274378&type=2&theater[/url][/URL]

random pic of here getting her ready for paint bt:)
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got this made up for the crack
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drop the 1st few parts up to the painters tonight will be dropping the car up sat:happy)
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Small up date bt:)
forgot to take pics of her in primer :wallbash)
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stickers on
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started putting her together
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this is what happens when you go to the garage for an hour bt:) 4am and finally went home (rrfl:
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rear window lights and bootlid done bt:)
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started the interior this weekend bt:)
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bit of a before and after
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coming together now bt:)
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dash wired :happy)
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more pics just because bt:)
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interior done bt:)
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lights all wired up and working bt:)
and since i always forget to turn off my lights i wired them up so they are auto lights bt:)
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my genuine tesco air filter
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 Post subject: Re: Project minza
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:20 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
Looking good dude

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