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Goff_Allen
Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 16:31:10
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Goff_Allen
Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 16:31:45
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Goff_Allen
Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 16:35:14
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Head , I had to fit the small bore push rods as they are shorter and head studs as they threaded longer , Also drilled and tapped the block for extra two studs.

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Goff_Allen
Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 16:44:24
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Nearly built up , Fitted later type out put shafts to the gearbox

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Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 16:45:25
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Lot of bits from other engines

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Goff_Allen
Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 16:50:07
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mike brown
Posted on: January 28th, 2018, 17:20:39 Quote Report to Moderator
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You may need to change the rocker box my mk2 was tight with a standard tin one.
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Goff_Allen
Posted on: January 29th, 2018, 19:30:24 Quote Report to Moderator
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Quoted from mike brown, posted January 28th, 2018, 17:20:39 at here
You may need to change the rocker box my mk2 was tight with a standard tin one.
Mike



Yes mike , it does look to big ,When the engine is fitted i will see how it goes ,not going to alter the bonnet ,Maybe cut it down and re-weld it is an option.    
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Posted on: January 29th, 2018, 19:35:54 Quote Report to Moderator
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Quoted from Goff_Allen, posted January 28th, 2018, 16:14:09 at here
Had a good week ,Been building the engine up , Its a bitsa engine & gearbox Rod change -1300 Pre + †k from a scrap yard in Doncaster †, The diff pin gear came loose and smashed the geabox casing + planet gears £120 †, Block rebored +10 ,cam bearings fitted and decked about 6 mm , Crankshaft from South Africa £200 , regound 10 mains , 10 big ends , Its works out just under 1100 cc , Head from Manchester , 1300 GT off ebay for £40 ,listed as a bog standard 1300 though it needed a full recon including exhaust valves , Mini spares Evo 2 cam , Gearbox came from Nottingham †for £50 ,standard from a Mini 1000 last of the remotes , Stripped down all new bearings , Syncros, second gear and a minispares cross pin diff † Should make a nice fast road engine , Rest of the bits from a couple of engines. †



Graham i am sure this shell has a had a repair done after it left the factory , I am going to remove the rear subframe and move it over , re-drill the holes.
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Goff_Allen
Posted on: February 3rd, 2018, 20:38:47
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Here is the back view of the †engine showing pot drives i replaced the cross joints , Bought twin 11/4 SU from ebay £80 , came of a 998 cooper according to the number on the manifold ,good condition needing the rubber mounts between bowls and body , Spindles OK ,gave them a good clean and polished the dash pots and air filters , Started to make a dash board as this one was missing , photo's tell the story.

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Posted on: February 3rd, 2018, 20:39:24
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Posted on: February 3rd, 2018, 20:39:52
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Posted on: February 3rd, 2018, 20:40:33
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dash missing

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Posted on: February 3rd, 2018, 20:41:25
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made a dash but still needs finishing

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Neil KilBane
Posted on: February 5th, 2018, 09:08:27 Quote Report to Moderator
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just a little fine tuning left to do.


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Looking good Goff, not too bad a price for the carbs either.

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