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On 5th Mar, 2019 Turbo Phil said:
On 5th Mar, 2019 hazpalmer said:
On 5th Mar, 2019 Tom Fenton said:
Sad to see the 14's go really!


Think the 14's are what made the car iconic


Donít make me change my mind! I was really torn in swapping the wheels as it is what made the car different from the rest and I will miss that, but I need to improve the handling as itís a real handful and the overall weight saving was a whopping 22kg.

Phil.


no split rim super lightweight 14'' s out there with enough inset to handle well phil ?

Bicester scramble ,Medusa enjoyed the trip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-7I7-nA19U


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Not in my Budget Robert. Plus I picked these 10ís up about 7 years ago at a good price so it was about time I used them.

Phil.

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I had a real nightmare removing the custom filler cap from the tank. This was probably last removed about 20 years ago, thankfully the slide hammer came to the rescue.
Iíve got an alloy fuel cell from Iainís old Miglia thatís going in now instead.

Phil.


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So Iíve made some progress. Changed the 90ís style mirrors and got all the Miglia arches trimmed to fit properly. I also made all the brackets to mount them from stainless as the aftermarket ones Iíd originally bought were crap. With all the trimming, making brackets, bonding them to the arches, trial fitting on and off the car itís taken me the best part of a couple of weeks.
My target is to get it road legal by the end of the month. Iíve also been weighing bits as Iíve swopped them and with a whopping 57kg removed so far the car is just a little over 650kg now. I know thatís not light compared to some but my budget is tight and Iíve not gone mad. If I can get it under 650 Iíll be happy.

Phil.


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Looking good Phil

I run a supercharger and I don't care the TB is on the wrong side.
VEMS + 12 PSI + Liquid Intercooler = Small Bore FUN!


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Thanks Graham. Nearly finished fitting the 7.5Ē discs and callipers now, just the petrol tank, pump swirl pot etc to finish fitting, the seats to bolt in then weíre just about ready to go.

Phil.

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So the brakes are changed now and the passengers side arches are completely finished. Itís looking hopeful for the end of the month.

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Be out in it in no time.


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You have got to video that Phil!

I run a supercharger and I don't care the TB is on the wrong side.
VEMS + 12 PSI + Liquid Intercooler = Small Bore FUN!


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Getting closer. Just the fuel cell, swirl pot and pumps to finish mounting, the seats to fit and a few minor jobs. Not far off now.

Phil.


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Fuel pumps, tank and swirl pot install finished.

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Yeah!
Whenís the MOT?

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Who remembers this first time around: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JF0a5aoEGsw


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Needs start up video with flat cap and thumbs up first


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Worked on it until 1.30am Friday, 1.30am Saturday, 12.00 Sunday, 12.30 Monday, 1am Tuesday and Wednesday and it passed the MOT today!!

Phil.


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Great news Phil!

When do I get to have a shotgun ride? :)

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Congrats!


robert

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proper thumbage phil .

Bicester scramble ,Medusa enjoyed the trip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-7I7-nA19U


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Thatís awesome!


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Cheers fellas !


On 2nd May, 2019 gr4h4m said:
Great news Phil!

When do I get to have a shotgun ride? :)


Whenever you want mate. Iíd love a ride out in yours to.

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Bravo!
Pleased to hear it will be back on the road

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grow up you fool .


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Cheers Nic. After itís first run out last night I came to the following conclusions.

1: Must wear ear plugs when driving Mini.
2: Must change to a taller FD with 10Ē wheels.

Phil.

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Instead of changing the FD it could be easier swapping the primary gear to change the drop gear ratio from 1:1 to .958:1 over driving the box from memory a 3.44 diff effectively becomes a taller 3.3 (if thatís what you were using?)
Shane

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On 3rd May, 2019 Nic said:
Bravo!
Pleased to hear it will be back on the road


What about yours?

On 17th Nov, 2014 Tom Fenton said:
Sorry to say My Herpes are no better


Who remembers this first time around: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JF0a5aoEGsw


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Congratulations!


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When I got my first mini some 10+ years ago I remember reading your website over and over again hoping to turbo my own. It proved very helpful and I remember your car from that period.

So congratulations on getting it back on the road, I look forward to your further updates.

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