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B16 mini rebuild time

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B16 mini rebuild time

Post by purplehaze » Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:30 am

Ok guys!!! He's back but not on the road!!! I took the plunge an spent a years savings on full donor car and full subframe and running gear
Here's the mini

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Shafts

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Alternator bracket

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Will update as soon as possible :)
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Re: Project monster :)

Post by Kenneth Murphy » Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:42 am

Vauxhaull?
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Post by purplehaze » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:30 am

Maybe !!!! Or !!!! Maybe not :)
I'm still takin dat flip front just waitin on himself t collect his
Mini- we"ll b goin to Gorey !!!We're r u based
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Post by Kenneth Murphy » Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:00 pm

wellingtonbridge,
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Re: Project monster :)

Post by joebe1 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:07 pm

Honda :D
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Post by purplehaze » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:20 pm

Nope :)
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Post by Kenneth Murphy » Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:28 pm

defo not a honda the mounts are on the wrong sid joe, looks kinda toyotaish :wink:
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Post by purplehaze » Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:34 pm

Top secret!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by molly the mini » Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:39 pm

Starlet engine ?

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Post by kerryminigringo » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:30 pm

If it is top secret why put pictures up :?:
Real Clubmans have a square nose.Seriously.

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Re: Project monster :)

Post by minionly » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:06 pm

Minis isnt top secret his engine build is

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Post by joebe1 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:39 pm

Well said kenny :oops: , Looks very like an Australian subframe for the toyota 4efte engine

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Post by minionly » Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:51 pm

Wrong

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Post by D.M.G.T » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:10 pm

I know!!!
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Post by joebe1 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:58 pm

There s only so many Allspeed do, Rover? :D

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Post by purplehaze » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:25 am

Some goodies

On the way :)

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Also being ordered for crimbo from the wife :)

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Parts being picked up tomoro of dmgt

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Post by purplehaze » Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:27 am

Grill and indicators collected today cheers D,M,G,T :)

Also mk1 golf headlights being ordered this week
Then the fun begins soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Project monster :)

Post by macker » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:26 am

do you have the light surrounds (chrome ring with the three screw holes around the edge) from the clubman as you'll need them to hold in the golf headlights, it'll be tight but they will fit
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Post by purplehaze » Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:01 pm

do they have to be specific one (clubman/roundnose) ???? i have roundlight ones but not clubman
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Post by macker » Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:47 pm

purplehaze wrote:do they have to be specific one (clubman/roundnose) ???? i have roundlight ones but not clubman
Do the three screw holes line up with the mounting base plate?
if they do then it'll be fine
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Post by purplehaze » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:48 pm

Got myself lovely role cage and vti civic seats :) will fit nice n snug :) pics to follow
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Post by purplehaze » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:37 pm

Updates

Got myself a unit with mini only :)
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Last drive as a 1275 ;) off to the unit

Bit of work done! Not a lotta tools in the unit yet only
Got it the other day but we made do with what was there

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:) bit done ;) gonna drop engine n subframe tomoro also cut the rest of the front off!
It's gonna be a lot of work but its getting there :) updates will b nearly every day :)
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Re: Project monster :) UPDATES!!!!!!!!

Post by purplehaze » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:42 pm

Stuff that came yesterday :)

Shafts
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Alternator bracket
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Top mount
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Custom tie bars
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Subframe
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Will update tomoro :) enjoy
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Post by davemk4 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:07 am

ahh, eye projection?

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Post by scotty_1987 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:04 pm

Lookin well Jamie keep up the good work man :D!!

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