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by macker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing a fuel pump
Replies: 3
Views: 2498

Re: Removing a fuel pump

mechanical pump?
if so it's just two bolts that go into the engine block and then wiggle it out to get the pumping arm out of the block
by macker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Alloys, wheels, tyres, spares. 10", 12".
Replies: 24
Views: 9740

Re: Alloys, wheels, tyres, spares. 10", 12".

what kind of tyres are on set number 2?
they look like something you'd put on a ride on lawn mower!
by macker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rear brake shoes
Replies: 4
Views: 2321

Re: Rear brake shoes

Mark B wrote:They did fit after all, dopey me forgot to move the adjusters out, thanks for the reply Woody.

Mark
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Sorry, I had to laugh
by macker
Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 88 mini restoration project. *Progress pg.1 *
Replies: 26
Views: 12270

Re: 88 mini restoration project. *Progress pg.1 *

Fair play man, looks great!
by macker
Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: howdy... making a comeback
Replies: 42
Views: 16448

Re: howdy... making a comeback

I'll put the step repair panel in my car and can meet you some evening on my way into work, let me know when's good for you
by macker
Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:36 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Headlight Upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 4390

Re: Headlight Upgrade

If you are going to go for the H4 headlight upgrade try Cibie, they've been in the business for years so know what they're doing, might be a little bit more money but well worth it for the quality, also VW golf (mkI or mkII, can't remember which) H4 headlights will fit, I put a set on a Clubman year...
by macker
Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Bits & Bobs - Doors, Windows, chrome, etc
Replies: 14
Views: 5108

Re: Bits & Bobs - Doors, Windows, chrome, etc

Macker didn't you buy my last grill off me? Where are they all going! I'm gonna put this one on the front of the wifes Passat and see how long it takes her to notice lol one got bent up in Sneem, we'll say no more about that! this one is going to be for a project = long finger = may never happen, b...
by macker
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Bits & Bobs - Doors, Windows, chrome, etc
Replies: 14
Views: 5108

Re: Bits & Bobs - Doors, Windows, chrome, etc

I'll take the bumper and grille
by macker
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: howdy... making a comeback
Replies: 42
Views: 16448

Re: howdy... making a comeback

I have a (outer) door step repair panel and a drivers side wing if you're interested
by macker
Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: howdy... making a comeback
Replies: 42
Views: 16448

Re: howdy... making a comeback

Welcome back guys, again :lol:

all depends on who's easier for you to get wheels off now :D
by macker
Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Dodgy Mini
Replies: 70
Views: 29405

Re: Another Dodgy Mini


I've seen PIP for sale before, quite recently too!
by macker
Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Bucket seats
Replies: 9
Views: 3094

Re: Bucket seats

Might be helpful to add a price :wink:
by macker
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clutch issue.
Replies: 7
Views: 2779

Re: Clutch issue.

Definitely fit the extra engine steady if you have it, they're a great addition to any engine
by macker
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Clutch issue.
Replies: 7
Views: 2779

Re: Clutch issue.

If it's just not selecting first sometimes and the pedal isn't going hard as said above I would also check the engine mounting rubbers and stabilizer bushings, (have you tried to rock the engine back and forward) as worn items can cause the engine to rock to a different position and if you are tryin...
by macker
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: If your travelling to IMM 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2463

Re: If your travelling to IMM 2014

I have a large Irish flag free to anyone willing to collect
by macker
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bonnet
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Re: Bonnet

How long is a piece of string??
by macker
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: PHOTOBUCKET
Replies: 3
Views: 1771

Re: PHOTOBUCKET

I blame Eamonn!
it was all because he was loading up all his old pictures that were put on the long finger :lol: :lol:
by macker
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec
Replies: 91
Views: 27951

Re: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec

That's my old Clubby!!!! :o
by macker
Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Cobra Leather Bucket Seats *MINT* SALE/SWAP
Replies: 7
Views: 4853

Re: Cobra Leather Bucket Seats *MINT* SALE/SWAP

Word to the wise,
these can be bought NEW for a lot less than 350 :wink:
by macker
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: MTM 2014 pics Bantry
Replies: 3
Views: 3044

Re: MTM 2014 pics Bantry

Well done Eamonn, nice pics! :D
by macker
Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Terenure Classic & Vintage Show Sun 6th. July
Replies: 30
Views: 10366

Re: Terenure Classic & Vintage Show Sun 6th. July

photos look great!

anyone know who owns Elaines old silver special? the one with the front locking bonnet
by macker
Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: How much oil
Replies: 6
Views: 2727

Re: How much oil

not to worry, in true mini fashion you'll probably be topping it up in a month or two :lol:
by macker
Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How much oil
Replies: 6
Views: 2727

Re: How much oil

If you've changed the oil filter aswell it should take near 5 ltr, but as said already don't just dump in the whole can!, stop at around a litre to go and dip it, If you haven't turned over the engine and the oil level is on the max line you should be fine as the oil filter, when full, will drop the...
by macker
Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Classic car live @ Mondello 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2890

Classic car live @ Mondello 2014

Anyone going to Mondello this year?

If you are please add your name to the list and we can organize convoys and meeting places along the way,
Have the club gotten any advance entry stickers for this?



1. Macker
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by macker
Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Seen a Mini?
Replies: 2226
Views: 372915

Re: Seen a Mini?

Spotted two minis this evening on my way to work going past the Fox Hunter pub,
An almond green mini & the other was either an elf or a hornet, both looked great! :-)}