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  1. J

    What is your cars Torque

    volvo 855 r 420 nm @ 3300 rpm 304 bhp @ 5500 figures supplied by rica. dyno says 400 nm@3400 184 bhp @5400 fairly close
  2. J

    b16 what oil grade

    shell 10/40 helix is the best around for a older or high mileage mills ( my opinion) not to expensive around 30 bar for 5 litres but the inside of my engine is spotless change every 3 to 4 k miles it has 190k on the clock now, when I had the head off hardly any bore ware at 145k and could...
  3. J

    Bodge it an sell it or fix and drive

    what auction? think may have had one of your cars haha
  4. J

    my kad mini

    Hi that engine bay is awesome are you running 10" wheels ? cannot make out size from pictures
  5. J

    Hello all from Jim

    Nice one thanks looks like a lot of like minded people who like to play with big toys three things i need to know = does it start how fast does it go and can i make it quicker :-) regards jim
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    Hello all from Jim

    btw the wife has not seen or knows ant thing about it yet will just keep my lads quiet this forum has a very wide range of people with grate idea's love it regards jim
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    my kad mini

    Hi a d15 or d16 civic engine and box will squeeze in a standard front round nose mini hardest part is picking up a good shell to work with i got a civic d15z8 (115 bhp)engine and box for £100 a 1985 shell for a song ,right place at right time then off for scrap? from a breakers now have it on...
  8. J

    Hello all from Jim

    Nice one thanks Slipped up again today had a moment of weakness and bought another project as if if I haven't got enough to do already xr4x4 2.8 model 62k miles pink one need a lot of t cut haha pretty good nick runs well after i loosened all the tappets any one any idea why they would all be...
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    Hello all from Jim

    Hi thanks for the welcome everyone and the advice T9 man for posting pics, having a busy bank holiday weekend, helping my son with his mk5 cortina (paint stripper) micro blistered all over looked ok until we started taking down the paint, last bit front panel :-) not a nice job, and it is...
  10. J

    Hello all from Jim

    Thank you this is the first forum I have joined still finding my way around, trying to work out photo bucket? googling url's at the moment, I will get there eventually regards Jim
  11. J

    Hello all from Jim

    Looking forward to a chat with you all, don't get a great deal of computer time usually at work when it is quiet i sneak some in :D regards Jim
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