Haha ill find a few good ones of the interior and stuff.
My First Turbo Build
Posted 11 July 2017 - 09:11 AM
Cheers for the nice comments guys!
The cage was from Minisport but i ordered it over the phone as its not on the website and are normally made to order. But its a safety devices one so you can probably get them from Mini spares too.
Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:12 AM
Random question do many people on here go to the Castle Combe mini action day in September? because i wouldn't mind having a look at a turbo mini close up.
Posted 20 July 2017 - 09:17 PM
I think there'll be a few there yeah, there's also a load of us going to Avon Park drag racing in 16v & turbo minis the same weekend.
Posted 25 July 2017 - 01:13 PM
Okay ill try poke my head in as many engines bays as i can when im there hah. A quick question what is the go to intercooler people use? is it just go for a big as you can get in there or is there a one people tend to use to good effect?
Posted 25 July 2017 - 02:14 PM
Ive done a bit of digging and people seem to use Ford sierra cosworth ones, does anyone know if you just find an old used one or are there similar new/reproduction ones for not to much money?
Posted 25 July 2017 - 02:48 PM
Posted 26 July 2017 - 07:36 AM
Nice that's what i was hoping to hear. One thing I have not come across yet is oil lines/feeds. From what I have heard you need an oil feed for the turbo to keep it lubricated. I know on some cars they drill a hole in the sump or similar part of the engine and use that as an oil feed/ oil return, do you have to do something like that on a mini?
Another quick one, what blow of values do you guys use?
Thanks for the info!
Edited by Kilpot, 26 July 2017 - 08:15 AM.
Posted 26 July 2017 - 10:18 AM
Posted 26 July 2017 - 03:03 PM
Oh awesome so no drilling the block hah. Phil I have a question for you on the heads you offer, how much of a power difference is there between the road/track day head and the race head? I know it all depends on the boost you run but I was just wondering how much more you get for not being able to run unleaded.
Posted 02 August 2017 - 08:56 AM
Ok guys so im thinking of changing my plan slightly and turboing my current 1100 engine and then down the line doing a 1293 as most of the parts will swap off one engine onto the other. So what i was wondering is can I use the same head i would for a 1293 on the 1100? or would the pockets not be the correct size/offset?
Sorry for the dumb questions haha
Edit, Another stupid one. Can you use the same cams in all mini engines or do 998s use a different one to 1275s?
Edited by Kilpot, 02 August 2017 - 09:03 AM.
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