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by bkeo
Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rear shocks
Replies: 3
Views: 2795

Ya im doing it myself, ive done it before on my other mini.
I was just wondering where would be the best place to get them and how much they are for a good enough set of them
by bkeo
Mon Apr 23, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rear shocks
Replies: 3
Views: 2795

Rear shocks

Im just wondering where in Cork would be the best place to get rear shocks for a mini and how much would they cost.
Im not looking for anything too expensive
by bkeo
Fri Mar 17, 2006 1:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Radiator losing water
Replies: 2
Views: 2546

Radiator losing water

Ive got another problem with the mini now the radiator keeps loosing water in it and i dont have an idea whats causing it cause i thought it was the rad so i swapped it with another one and its still losing water somewhere .The head gasket and the thermostat were replaced recently and theres no wate...
by bkeo
Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mini keeps cutting out
Replies: 11
Views: 8990

Thanks for that nannyc ill can call around to one of them tomorrow and see if they have it cause i wont have time next week cause i have college exams
by bkeo
Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mini keeps cutting out
Replies: 11
Views: 8990

No a mechanic i know said he'll do it for me he used to work on minis before so he said he'd do i for me.
Do motor factors store these parts or will i need to go to a mini specialist.
Is there anything else i shoulg get while this is being done
by bkeo
Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mini keeps cutting out
Replies: 11
Views: 8990

More bad news today i felt the mini wasnt running right so i got a fellow i know to take a look at it and i found out the head gasket is one its way out so i have to fix that straight away and hopefully she should be good to go agin next week.
by bkeo
Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is it cheaper to order parts from england
Replies: 7
Views: 4655

Ya i was looking in the mini magazines and huddersfield spares seem to have most of the stuff i want and the prices seem good aswell. PeterT I didnt think that the different types of stage one kits would have much of a difference from each other.I thought they were all the same thing .Would you thin...
by bkeo
Sun Feb 19, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is it cheaper to order parts from england
Replies: 7
Views: 4655

Is it cheaper to order parts from england

I want to get some stuff for my new mini like angel eye spotlights,clear indicators and a few other bits and pieces . Could anyone recommend a dealer to get thrm off and would it be cheaper to order and get it delivered from one of the mini parts suppliers in england. Im also planning on getting a s...
by bkeo
Sun Feb 19, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mini keeps cutting out
Replies: 11
Views: 8990

Problem sorted swapped the spark leads from my other mini today today and adjusted the points as ye pointed out and also adjusted the timing and shes running perfectly now.So happy now that i dont have to worry about breaking down on the side of a dual carrigeway agin.

Thank you nannyc & Mini 850
by bkeo
Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mini keeps cutting out
Replies: 11
Views: 8990

Thanks for the replies I dropped the car down to a local mini mechanic on Friday because i was getting nowhere .I changed the fuelpump ,coil and cleaned out the carburator and it got me nowhere.The mechanic put a new condenser into it and blew back the fuel pipes to get rid of any dirt and it went p...
by bkeo
Tue Feb 14, 2006 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mini keeps cutting out
Replies: 11
Views: 8990

mini keeps cutting out

Im just after getting a second mini a 1990 mini studio 2 998cc . Heres the story when im driving along the road the car will stop going, it still revs when you press the accelerator but will go nowhere.When i pull in it will cut out and will keep cutting out as i try to take off. I put in a differen...
by bkeo
Sun Feb 12, 2006 1:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Zeemax Body Kits
Replies: 3
Views: 3126

Ya i bought one around this time last year.I fitted it myself with a fellow i know there is not much work to do with these kits as your paying for the quality.Mine fitted straight onto the mini without having to go cutting at the bodykit or anything. It was pot rivited to the body and also fixed wit...