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by The Marcos Graveyard
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

Great work again.

Maith an fear.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

Is your oil pressure gauge union going to clear the feed pipe to the oil filter at that angle ?
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

Love this, great work.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mini unknown reg
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: Mini unknown reg

Last of the 10" wheels was Sept 83.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mini unknown reg
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: Mini unknown reg

Look like 12" wheels to me Woody.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cantrails ?!
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Cantrails ?!

Ouch!!!
by The Marcos Graveyard
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

Ronan had a stand for running engines on back in the day, frame to hold the engine and a panel with a few gauges to check oil pressure, water temp, rev counter that sort of thing
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

How much advance would there be just by moving one tooth on the cam gear?
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sun May 17, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

Wonder what Mags would say if I put engine parts in the oven :)
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1981 Mini City 1000
Replies: 36
Views: 5355

Re: 1981 Mini City 1000

Going great guns.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1980 Mini Pat Strogens Fido
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

Re: 1980 Mini Pat Strogens Fido

Great to see you're getting it back on the road Lauren. Best of luck with it.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Rolling road and tuning
Replies: 9
Views: 4001

Re: Rolling road and tuning

There were Hif44 carbs complete with manifolds going for around £130 at the IMM last week, I don't know if there is any auto jumble at the Mini 60 show in Mondello this weekend but there usually are sellers at the Causeway Coast Mini Show in Portrush the following weekend.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Rolling road and tuning
Replies: 9
Views: 4001

Re: Rolling road and tuning

HIF44 is the way to go with a 1275. To be honest I wouldn't bother tuning the auto if you intend to convert to manual anyway, save your money for that conversion instead.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Overhaul su hif44 carb
Replies: 3
Views: 1525

Re: Overhaul su hif44 carb

Burlen Fuel Systems in the UK are the guys to go to for all your SU needs.

http://burlen.co.uk/
by The Marcos Graveyard
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Camping at IMM2019
Replies: 44
Views: 7455

Re: Camping at IMM2019

1. Jp Scallan 1 mini 1 rapido caravan 2. Declan Slattery 7.5 Meter Motorhome 2x Adults 1 x Child Thurs to Monday. 3. Kevin Ring 1 x Car & 4 man tent 2 adults & 2 children Thur to Monday. 4. Timmy McCarthy 7 meter Motorhome. 5. ben pearson 1 mini , 1 medium tent 2x adults 1x teenager 6. Eamonn and Ph...
by The Marcos Graveyard
Wed May 15, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 30th anniversary club t-shirt
Replies: 47
Views: 10988

Re: 30th anniversary club t-shirt

1. John Paul Scallan 1. XL blue 1 xl grey 1 s grey. 1 blue kids 9/11 1. L blue 2 Aidan McGrath 2 Large grey 2 Large blue 3. Laurna Conboy 1 xxl blue 4. David Woodbridge 1 4xl black 1 blue 3xl 5. Mark Evans 1 xl blue, 1 xl grey, 1 m blue 1 m grey 6. Phil I m grey 7. Paul Fowley 1 grey l, 1 blue l, 1 ...
by The Marcos Graveyard
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Engine doesn't turn over
Replies: 9
Views: 3191

Re: Engine doesn't turn over

Hit the solenoid on top of the starter motor a few smacks with a hammer, might encourage it a bit.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Correct knuckle joint....
Replies: 6
Views: 2501

Re: Correct knuckle joint....

Brand new cones are much more domed when you get them and the will raise the suspension somewhat. This will settle down as the cones bed in so to speak. Some of the guys on here have fitted the Moulton Smooth-a-Ride system, perhaps one of them can share their opinions on that for you.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Correct knuckle joint....
Replies: 6
Views: 2501

Re: Correct knuckle joint....

I wonder if the problem is in the rubber cone or tie bar bushing rather than the knuckle at this point.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: New to forum looking for help
Replies: 3
Views: 1806

Re: New to forum looking for help

Here you go Der85, post whatever you need to ask here.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2019 Committee.
Replies: 3
Views: 2301

Re: 2019 Committee.

Keep up the good work guys.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another Dodgy Mini
Replies: 70
Views: 30226

Re: Another Dodgy Mini

Being listed as a 91, must have been in two minds about it !!
by The Marcos Graveyard
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stay Original or Not?
Replies: 4
Views: 2476

Re: Stay Original or Not?

It's your car so you can do as you like with it. Now it it was a black version with the factory sun roof, then original spec would increase the desirability a bit .
by The Marcos Graveyard
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SUSPENSION CONE COMPRESSOR TOOL
Replies: 4
Views: 5795

Re: SUSPENSION CONE COMPRESSOR TOOL

Getting it out in the first place may be a bit difficult without one.

Have one here if it's of any use to you Keith.
by The Marcos Graveyard
Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mini doors
Replies: 5
Views: 3187

Re: Mini doors

Sorted out the links on your post.

Can you add prices for your other items please.