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#16 welderman

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:13 PM

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:26 PM

I think you will need to come a lot further forward than that just to get the airflow through the radiator. You will be suprised how far forward you can mount a radiator in the mini and still get the fan in front of it.
The uno radiator sits right on the edge of the subframe and the tank is a bit slimmer so there is about 4 inches between them.

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Posted 21 November 2005 - 11:51 PM

here is a website for you of someone else building a R1 mini

R1 mini site

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 07:50 AM

Thanks for the info mate.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 06:25 PM

Here is a piccie of mine

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 07:16 PM

Just got me a polo gti rad, this might solve the cooling problem. Well i hope so. :erm:

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 10:16 PM

Here is a piccie of mine

Is that a varley red top type battery nestling in there aswell???
Very neat, where have you plumbed the servo to on the bike engine exactly??
Are you running a fan on it now or doesnt it need one??

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 10:24 PM

Yeh its just a bit bigger than a bike battery. I made a little tray that goes across the subframe in front of the fuel tank which has the battery, fuel pump, fuel filter, pressure regulator (accessible from under the front end without removing the bonnet) and starter solenoid.

In my effort to keep the weight down, i havent fitted a fan but it only needs one if sitting in traffic on a hot summers day for more than 10 minutes, in which case i just turn the engine off when the temp goes above 90 degrees C. When driving the normal temperature is 70-75C even under severe thrashing!!!

For the brake servo i drilled out one of the bolts that each intake port has on the engine block. I am planning to ditch the servo though very soon..

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:08 PM

Very clean and tidy mate.

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:18 PM

Cheers mate, any pics of the new rad??

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:22 PM

No not yet but looks very similar to yours. That subframe then must be made from mild steel if Chris is going to get it powder coated. Bet it looks the dogs though. :dontgetit:

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:27 PM

Here is a piccie of mine

Any particular reason for tilting the radiator back ???????

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Posted 22 November 2005 - 11:29 PM

Just to try and get some airflow to the top part of the radiator..

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 11:44 AM

I was out and about yesterday, picked these up. :grin:

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 11:45 AM

I was out and about yesterday, picked these up. :grin:




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