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 Posted: Mar 12, 2021 06:35PM
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Pat   

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 Posted: Feb 21, 2021 06:42AM
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JersyMini - No worries and no doubt about what you say. I was only pointing out you replied to a ghost!

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: Feb 20, 2021 02:00PM
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That was an old post.I think the OP brought the post up from the dead. My Vtec car was WAY quieter than the 998/1275 when i built it. Then i added a turbo and it was WAY quieter. Then i changed the exhaust and it got a tad louder but still very nice. Doesnt sound like a honda.

A stock 95 civic is very quiet. Its not the engine,its the exhaust people choose...

 Posted: Feb 20, 2021 12:47PM
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Geez, MiniMike, you are responding to a post by THE Troll .... from over 4 years ago!!

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: Feb 20, 2021 11:41AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by specialist
Quote:
Originally Posted by RedRiley
Or there's this option from MiniTec: //superfastminis.com/Midi.html
Very loud...

i have been sayin over and over again, show me a powerful Vtec mini that is as quiet as my 998, then i will buy it from you.. No questions asked give me the car and ill give you the cash...sadly Up to this very moment no one has ever built a QUIET Vtec mini.. Not one!!
I have a D16Z6 in mine and it's a lot quieter that the 998 or 1275, especially highway cruising in 5th gear.. mind you I am only 130hp... but more than enough for a street driven Mini in my opinion..


Mini Mike.  .....
Driving the Mini 30 VTEC  Mini Van under construction... mikesmith.vic (at) gmail 

 

 Posted: Feb 14, 2021 01:31PM
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I have a Turbo D16z6 FWD with a 3.72 final drive an d it was perfect IMO for all around and using 1st gear. 10" wheels with 165/70s. That setup really made the car nice to drive. 10" FTW lol

 Posted: Feb 11, 2021 04:03PM
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I am bring back k 20 z car to us in a few weeks . I am looking for ecu and harness to finish up any one have for sale???

thanks
ja

 Posted: Jan 24, 2017 09:49PM
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Member here named irishdude (I think) is now in LA area, he had a couple z-cars I believe, Rode in his K-Series - 6 spd, said 1st gear was way too low, fun but couldn't get power to the ground. I thought his 165x13's may have been part of the issue, Dont know if better final drive is available for K-Series yet, B-Series seems like a better choice. 

 Posted: Jan 24, 2017 04:20PM
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I'm pretty sure willie had the Z-cars rear end; when I saw it it was definitely the z-cars stuff that I'm familiar with.

It's been fun, but this place is done. I have no hatred, and appreciate the good times. But this place now belongs to Tony and his pink mini. 

 Posted: Jan 24, 2017 06:59AM
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willie in detroit built his own subframe and made a busa powered zcars clone if my memory serves correct.

 Posted: Jan 23, 2017 10:23PM
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Wasn't there that guy that one time who had a hyabusa turbo?
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Are you thinking of the beer-drinking fella named after some genitalia ?

Wonder what happened to him...

 Posted: Jan 23, 2017 04:40PM
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Wasn't there that guy that one time who had a hyabusa turbo?
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It's been fun, but this place is done. I have no hatred, and appreciate the good times. But this place now belongs to Tony and his pink mini. 

 Posted: Jan 23, 2017 03:09PM
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all wheel drive front engine rhd was nj's car.    spank,  so are you selling this for robin's family or did you buy it?  

 Posted: Jan 19, 2017 01:09PM
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mini mover.. didnt the late great NJ boone have 4 wheel drive. rear engine mini??   later bc

 Posted: Jan 19, 2017 12:09PM
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I was thinking more along the lines of there k20 kit

 Posted: Jan 16, 2017 01:47PM
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Not a bike engine per se, but our lemons car has 1/2 a bike engine in it... BMW K1100 16valve twin cam. Running the Micro squirt engine management. We are all new to programming ECU's and while it goes pretty good out on the track (we are currently chasing a dead spot around 3000 rpms that makes the car fall on it's face when exiting a corner...) I drove it to work a couple times and then drove it over to Port Angeles for a race weekend and it was TERRIBLE on the street! Couldn't pull away from a light unless it was at 3000+ and then would do a big burnout, not what you want when you are trying to be inconspicuous...

Worked on the tune a bunch more and the car is now very streetable, will pull from a light and drive very sedately.

 

Not sure the point of all that rambling other than the need to tell someone we figured out some ECU stuff.

Still has a bit of a dead spot when coming off/going back on throttle though...



Sean Windrum

1996 MGF VVC
1970 1275 GT Racer
66 Austin Countryman
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63 MG 1100

 

 Posted: Jan 16, 2017 12:00PM
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Ahh, thanks, Alex. I jumped to conclusions about being bike-engined. 

There's a guy in LA area who did a rear engine K series conversion and thanks to Alex's reminder I do seem to recall it was a Zcars.

I'll crawl back under my rock/bridge.

 Posted: Jan 16, 2017 11:54AM
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Originally Posted by specialist
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Originally Posted by RedRiley
Or there's this option from MiniTec: //superfastminis.com/Midi.html
Very loud...

i have been sayin over and over again, show me a powerful Vtec mini that is as quiet as my 998, then i will buy it from you.. No questions asked give me the car and ill give you the cash...sadly Up to this very moment no one has ever built a QUIET Vtec mini.. Not one!!

Not loud at all.

Brians car is unbelievably civilised, and I'd bet a slab of beer that it is quieter than yours*.

*Your imaginary Mini that is, the one you won't photograph or video, and certainly won't ever have the balls to attend MME or MMW with.

 Posted: Jan 16, 2017 11:41AM
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Originally Posted by RedRiley
Or there's this option from MiniTec: //superfastminis.com/Midi.html
Very loud...

i have been sayin over and over again, show me a powerful Vtec mini that is as quiet as my 998, then i will buy it from you.. No questions asked give me the car and ill give you the cash...sadly Up to this very moment no one has ever built a QUIET Vtec mini.. Not one!!

 Posted: Jan 16, 2017 11:30AM
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Or there's this option from MiniTec: //superfastminis.com/Midi.html

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