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Some websites for handy info
Quinton Hazell catalogue downloads <- seems to be down (07/11/05)
Quinton Hazell clutch catalogue 673kb PDF (Spag's copy)
Morris Minor workshop manual Big 30MB jobbie. Not V8 mini related, but still handy !!!
Comparison between EFI manifolds for the Rover V8 - a Spag production
v8_overhaul_manual.pdf (817k) 49 page official Rover V8 overhaul guide for 3.5, 3.9 & 4.2
explvwprt.pdf (5MB) Weber Carbs manual, exploded diagrams & parts lists for loads of models
welding.pdf (820k) Lincoln Electric's guide to MIG welding
diffs_2.xls (27k) RPM to MPH for Princess gearbox in all gears on various diff ratios.
eng_box.txt (3k) A very rough list of what engine & box combinations may fit together.
geargn11.zip (184k) DOS shareware program to design spur gears.
lumenition.zip (2.7MB) Scans of installation guide.
v8_1.zip (12k) A Visual Basic V8 simulator (EXE only)
v8_install.zip (1.4MB) Use this if the above doesn't work on its own
4_cyl.zip (12k) 4 cylinder (EXE)
4_cyl_install.zip (1.4MB)Full installer
divx_3.11alpha.zip (701k) A handy codec for AVI compression
Some leccy stuf
Dimensions & sizes of stuff
Shell dimensions (10k each)
Comparison between diameter of 175/50r13, 165/60r12 and 165/70r10 tyres.
Rear / Mid mounting info
A.B.S. FREESTYLE (443k) Build manual for with useful info on how to arrange for drum handbrake and gear change
Cable operated handbrake for rear disk on a GTM Kit (I think). The custom caliper fits onto the steering arm bolts.
Doris Tech info
Cut'n'Shut driveshafts using Mini outer ends welded to Princess inner ends. Thanks to Harry F Rochat Ltd!
Design for crank adapter - diameter of bit that fits into the princess crank could be increased to 47.5mm for a tighter fit.
Large (1:1) scans of various bits
To help scale the image the exact coin sizes are 5p 18mm, 10p 24.5mm, 2p 25.9mm - Coin sizes direct from t the Royal Mint !