Phase One Complete

After another couple of days in the garage I’ve finally completed the first phase of the conversion from road car to something more track focused. The first job on Saturday morning was to bed the brake pads in, not really an idea job for the public highway but unfortunately there

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Ups and Downs

Yesterday the Eibach Pro-Spacers for the front end arrived from Lohen, I was pretty excited as this would be the first time in almost three weeks that the car had been back on four wheels and drivable. I gave the brakes another bleed fitted all four wheels and prepared to

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Making Progress

A day off work but an early start, I was in the garage at 8am to remove the power steering pump. Turned out to be a relatively easy job only taking just over an hour to remove. Before setting out to BBA Reman in Rochester to pickup a reconditioned pump

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Shiny New Bits

Had a delivery today from GT Tuning (http://www.gtt.uk.com/home.asp) some nice new parts to make the Mini go a little quicker, to save a bit of money I’m fitting the majority of the parts and then taking the car down to GT Tuning later this month for the final pieces to

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Making it stop

  The weakest link in any road car when it hits the track is usually the brakes (in all but the sportiest of sports cars and even some of those can’t cope), under normal road driving conditions we don’t use the brakes for long periods of time avoiding any significant

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