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by macker
Thu May 07, 2015 4:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Classic car insurance?
Replies: 17
Views: 7101

Re: Classic car insurance?

Mully31 which insurance company can you get classic car insurance with at 23? I was under the impression it was 25 also but i have only checked with Axa. im with carol nash all mods declared with a 1.3 turbo toyota engine How much did they charge you? I had been with them for 15 years or so until t...
by macker
Tue May 05, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Brake pad replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 4366

Re: Brake pad replacement

Have a read of this, http://www.minimania.com/BRAKES___Pads__function_and_parameters_935 and maybe this, https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDUQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.calverst.com%2Farticles%2Fbrakes-pad_types_%26_choices.htm&ei=kDxJVbaaI4XBggSn6...
by macker
Tue May 05, 2015 1:35 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Brake pad replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 4366

Re: Brake pad replacement

having used greenstuff pads in my own mini I can say that they need a good bit of heat to work well and they take a good bit to heat up properly, once it is wet out they cool quickly too! my own advice would be to go for maybe the ferodo or more so the Pagid pads as these would seem to be better sui...
by macker
Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Seen a Mini?
Replies: 2221
Views: 330080

Re: Seen a Mini?

Spotted 00 KE **** just past Lucan on the M4, gave a big wave as I pulled off at the Liexlip slip lane
by macker
Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: MTM 2015 closed for entries
Replies: 1
Views: 2795

Re: MTM 2015 closed for entries

Good luck guys!

would love to be going but unfortunately this year is just not possible for me,

Wishing everyone all the very best on this years MTM :D
by macker
Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec
Replies: 91
Views: 25717

Re: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec

looks great dude!
Love the colour choice!
by macker
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: e-mini
Replies: 6
Views: 3690

Re: e-mini

you'd never do a MTM in it though lol
by macker
Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:54 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Project minza
Replies: 54
Views: 18232

Re: Project minza

looking really good dude! 8)
by macker
Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: 1980 Clubby
Replies: 87
Views: 27793

Re: 1980 Clubby

Good man Bert, Finally got a bit of time for yourself! :D
by macker
Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: K&N package for 1.5 - 1.25" SU
Replies: 3
Views: 2819

Re: K&N package for 1.5 - 1.25" SU

Hey you shexy young thing, long time an all that!
glad to hear your still alive!
good luck with the sale dude and hope the repairs go well
by macker
Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Bolt size?
Replies: 2
Views: 2734

Re: Bolt size?

Cheerz TMG, would you happen to know how long the collar is?
by macker
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:53 am
Forum: Technical Section
Topic: Bolt size?
Replies: 2
Views: 2734

Bolt size?

I'm looking for the size of the collared bolt that goes through the top engine steady on the bulkhead side, the one that goes through the engine steady itself, Circled in red in the picture

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by macker
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:42 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec
Replies: 91
Views: 25717

Re: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec

Would you not run the fuel and other lines inside the car?
by macker
Sun Jan 25, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Maxis 1275gt (not dialup friendly)
Replies: 162
Views: 49434

Re: Maxis 1275gt (not dialup friendly)

He looks great Maxi :D
by macker
Sun Jan 25, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec
Replies: 91
Views: 25717

Re: Clubman shell rebuild for vtec

are you going with the original colour on the log book?
by macker
Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rear coil spring conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 2889

Re: Rear coil spring conversion

are they soft, hard or competition springs?
by macker
Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1618 ZK
Replies: 2
Views: 2284

Re: 1618 ZK

Cartell says vehicle not found which would probably mean it hasn't been taxed in some time, and these days that would mean it's more than likely been scrapped,

sorry :(
by macker
Sat Nov 15, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rollcage & insurance
Replies: 3
Views: 2664

Re: Rollcage & insurance

mine is on a classic policy with ALL mods declared including the roll cage, Carole Nash, I have been with them for years now aswell
by macker
Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: alternator refurbish
Replies: 7
Views: 3479

Re: alternator refurbish

BERT wrote:Noel Carey 012862462. Kilmac
That's the guy Bert :D
by macker
Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: alternator refurbish
Replies: 7
Views: 3479

Re: alternator refurbish

there's a guy up Rocky Valley in Kilmacanogue that's been doing these for years too, used to use him quite a lot in my earlier years living in Bray, just can't remember his name at the mo?
by macker
Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: My 1980 1275gt
Replies: 25
Views: 11723

Re: My 1980 1275gt

little scrotes!!
ought to be hung drawn and quartered!

thank god they didn't totally trash it!
by macker
Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: suspension replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 3669

Re: suspension replacement

I may be interested, price dependant
by macker
Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Alternative MPi coil pack
Replies: 3
Views: 2798

Re: Alternative MPi coil pack

I'm using the coil pack from a fiesta in mine
by macker
Sat Oct 04, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Halloween run 2014.
Replies: 11
Views: 3978

Re: Halloween run 2014.

I'll provisionally stick my name in for the night time run, seeing as it's a night time thing I'd have to get lights working on the mini first
by macker
Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:32 am
Forum: Projects and My Mini
Topic: My 1980 1275gt
Replies: 25
Views: 11723

Re: My 1980 1275gt

well done man, Congrats to you both! oh and the new wife as well lol