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#1 16vmini

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 07:25 AM

First morning :
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First afternoon :
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This is the best part about buying a pre built frame .. no time wasting ...

more pics on the gallery in the shop site.

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 07:42 AM

Wow!

Thats efficiency , out in the morning- in in the afternoon.

Looks fantastic as well. ;D

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 07:51 AM

cheers , exscuse the rust exhaust .. just sitting there for testing reasons ;D

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 09:31 AM

what are them engine mounts you are using there? are the made for the hondas then adapted for your projects?

by the way, have you got and go fast goodies for a b16a1 ;D

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 09:35 AM

they are std b18c6 engine mounts. the rear mount is a custom mount that comes with the frame.

sorry no goodies at the moment.

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 04:50 PM

superb! keep the pictures coming, how much is this conversion going to cost if you don't mind me asking?

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 04:56 PM

good stuff

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 06:17 PM

how have you managed to keep the standard front with the 1.8? going to look and be amazing when its done

again how much on the price?

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 06:34 PM

Really interested in this one, Will it have to have a longer round nose fron on it like this one??

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I like stuff to look stock from the outside.


Cheers

Ps who made the frame and where can i find a full list of the conversion parts and prices etc?

#10 GraemeC

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 06:49 PM

Is that not a Vauxhall lump though Mark?

He says standard round nose, but until i see the standard front back in place....

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 07:07 PM

Is that not a Vauxhall lump though Mark?

He says standard round nose, but until i see the standard front back in place....



Thats what i meant, i dont like the extended front end.

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 07:12 PM

Looks lame, I agree... ;D

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 10:04 PM

markrally

click on the 16vminishop link in his sig for all the prices(i think he owns/runs the shop)

#14 16vmini

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 11:06 PM

it will fit in a std rounde nose , will need to mod the exhaust/custom one , also a custom rad will be needed.
also the alternator will have to be moved... they are the major ones ;D

as to the price , well its not finished yet , and allot of extra cost has gone to buy the Type R engine which is about 4-5 times the price of a std b16a engine

look to be spending about 6-8k with me if you wanted me to do a std 1.6 vtec conversion

ps, ok some mini pros will spot a longer front end , but 99% of people wont as you are overtaking them ! it does save so much time and money just using a extended front.

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 10:24 AM

std front all the way! seen it done before!




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