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#46 ryan69

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Posted 20 December 2006 - 12:49 PM

Cool, I really need to get some for my mini, the black with white piping is just sexy.

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 11:54 PM

finally after finding even more rust in the rear wheel arches , and also behind the shock mounts it is nearly ready for paint :

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hope people like the front wheels LOL

All booked in , and going to the paint shop Monday (8th)
Time now to strip gearbox and fit new FD, and get subframe all built up.

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 11:59 PM

:w00t: Are you doing this in your garage or in someones workshop?

and when will you be doing another one for yourself?? :ghost:

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 12:01 AM

:w00t: Are you doing this in your garage or in someones workshop?

and when will you be doing another one for yourself?? :ghost:



I part share a workshop .. but out growing it now ...

god knows when i will get to do one , have to finish the wifes car first ! :dozing:

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 12:35 PM

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Tarox 9 1/4 inch disks with 6 pot calipers

#51 Retro_10s

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 01:57 PM

<gasps!> 6pots! you have too much money! :(

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#52 Bungle

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 04:36 PM

or the person thats going to buy it off you has :(

#53 markrally

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 01:12 AM

Matt, have you got any pics of how they are mounted onto the mini hub?
Saw them advertised in the mini mags lately but not seen any fitted yet.

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 05:43 PM

hi mark . they come with a spacing plate to hold the calipers to the old mounts :
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i sell the cheaper than huddersfield mini spares ;)

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 08:27 PM

now where are we.... yes thats it moved workshop , car is now painted and going back together :
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engine is now in and the 2 1/2 inch stainless system is made and fitted :
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just sorting out the honda loom this weekend to try and fire her up.

#56 mad4mins

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 08:56 PM

just read the whole thread!! WOW!! looks amazing, you may be converting me to vtec! ...lol.. keep up the good work.. oh and top marks for fitting it into a standard round nose, looks a million times better than an extended one!!

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 08:57 PM

Mind me asking how much the manifold was including shipping?

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 09:29 PM

Mind me asking how much the manifold was including shipping?


i supply them at RRP of 599 pounds .

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Posted 18 February 2007 - 10:11 AM

got it running yesterday .. now its time to tidy up the loom ...

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Posted 18 February 2007 - 11:12 AM

A whole project started and finished before I've even changed a sill. Now thats depressing! :'(




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