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#46 rtg54

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 03:21 PM

It is also worth noting that a 2004 (5VY) R1 engine won't fit in the Pro-Motive kit.

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 06:07 PM

been offered a '99 r1 lump supposedly been used in a race series (probably bull) do a rebuild but comes with all the trimming to build back up £700 i'll find what horses its running to see if its had many mods i believe a '99 r1 lump to be around 160bhp

is 700 quid worth it???
how much should i be looking at paying for R1 lump, box and trimmings

how much is a r1 lump worth of that age???

and is there anyway of fitting a busa lump in a pro motive set up, not that i want to do it just out of consideration

thanks

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 07:00 PM

been offered a '99 r1 lump supposedly been used in a race series (probably bull) do a rebuild but comes with all the trimming to build back up £700 i'll find what horses its running to see if its had many mods i believe a '99 r1 lump to be around 160bhp

is 700 quid worth it???
how much should i be looking at paying for R1 lump, box and trimmings

how much is a r1 lump worth of that age???

and is there anyway of fitting a busa lump in a pro motive set up, not that i want to do it just out of consideration

thanks


get a standard R1 thats never been cracked over, 4XV if supposed to be the strongest because of gearbox's
No way of fitting a busa in

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 08:51 PM

get a standard R1 thats never been cracked over, 4XV if supposed to be the strongest because of gearbox's
No way of fitting a busa in



cracked over???

4xv??? engine code, maybe???

whats the going rate for a decent engine worthy of sticking in a mini???
it will get some stick

see you aint running a servo on yours what calipers you using, assuming you aint on drums (im sure your crazier then i thing if you are)

also you running what shocks???

thanks,
jack

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 08:55 PM

I think he meant cracked OPEN :-

seems a good price is 450 quid, an average price is 700, a high price is 1000 plus.

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 09:54 PM

get a standard R1 thats never been cracked over, 4XV if supposed to be the strongest because of gearbox's
No way of fitting a busa in



cracked over???

4xv??? engine code, maybe???

whats the going rate for a decent engine worthy of sticking in a mini???
it will get some stick

see you aint running a servo on yours what calipers you using, assuming you aint on drums (im sure your crazier then i thing if you are)

also you running what shocks???

thanks,
jack


4xv's an engine type, im running standard mini brakes! wahey! and spax coil overs

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 10:53 PM

4xv's an engine type, im running standard mini brakes! wahey! and spax coil overs


I'm running 8.4" vented and 4 pot KADs, also with Spax coilovers - haven't tested at the limits yet though (yeah I know I know Alex, rev it to 13K....)....

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 10:08 PM

what it like running coilovers alex, you still got rear subby or you running beam

i plan on fitting 10s but keeping 8.4'' brakes
coilovers all round, rear beam
and hopefully a few nice light carbon bits

then going pro motive
hense all my questions

is ebay the best place to look for engines
or are there many specialist bike breakers yard thatll do cheap engine box ecu sales


thanks
jack

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 10:15 PM

what it like running coilovers alex, you still got rear subby or you running beam

i plan on fitting 10s but keeping 8.4'' brakes
coilovers all round, rear beam
and hopefully a few nice light carbon bits

then going pro motive
hense all my questions

is ebay the best place to look for engines
or are there many specialist bike breakers yard thatll do cheap engine box ecu sales


thanks
jack



ebay is not best - motorcycle news, yellow pages for local bike breakers to you, yorkshire race engines, pro-motive ( they can supply engines as well you know ), southern bike spares,

and shed loads more on here.................

http://bikesource.co...cycle_Breakers/

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 11:43 AM

jack you have mail.

also from personal experience (as can been seen on my car on ultimate mini madness) coil overs are'nt really the thing for a fwd R1 mini, they reduce the suspension travel by a fair bit. i went back to rubber donuts and they made a big difference so i wouldnt waste your money.

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:20 PM

depends how their set up daz!

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:57 PM

I thought you'd have a comment on that LOL. Their great on an a series mini, had them on my van years ago. but def better things for this situation.

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 10:22 PM

already got front and got a rear beam, just got to get rears

what you got them set at alex???

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 11:30 PM

jack,

If you stil have some doubt about kit. i will tell you my story.

I send mail to Phil and Darren in late august, just to ask some questions. i quickly decided to buy kit, then i had to find engine. Phil was so nice and help me pick one from ebay. They made all wiring loom conversion and i receive kit and engine in sept.( note that i am from Slovenia) Kit is so easy to fit and all thing are perfectly fit. So i was driving with my R1 mini on 18th of sept. i needed only 5 days to fit. Everything was so fast that i forget to take pictures on different stages. This kit is fastest way to be on a road again.

Quaife LSD is real fun to drive.

Ales

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Posted 12 December 2008 - 12:00 AM

I'm so hoping the reverse gear is sorted soon.......anyone know when it's likely to be? My drive (to my garage) is about 70ft, slightly uphill so I don't fancy pushing!




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