Rhonda the tro of love...

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  1. t3gav

    t3gav Active Member

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    Fancied a cheap track toy and always wanted this car when a mate of mine had it but lost out, when it came up for sale again I didn't think twice and snapped it up. The previous owner had a 'Honda specialist' try and fit and map the car on itb's on a chipped ecu... it did run but ran like **** so I fitted an Emerald standalone ecu, mot next week :)
     

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  2. t3gav

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    Engine was purple so refurbed the rocker cover, not bad for my first attempt at crinkle paint...
     

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  3. NeilVtec

    NeilVtec Chuck Norris

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    Anymore more info on the spec of this? Bet it flys!
     
  4. b16 mini

    b16 mini Ek9 obsession Staff Member Donator

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    I remember a guy on the 16v mini forum building one of these, possibly the same one,
     
  5. t3gav

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    Yep my mate Tony : )
     
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    Now on gti alloys, looks much better imo.
     

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    Not much progress on this except I tidied up the battery fixing which is now mounted in the boot and made this little bracket, I've mounted this under the mechanical clutch and enables me to flat shift :)
     

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    Decided to upgrade the radiator, the metro one was ok but the fan came on after pushing it on the road so may not be good enough for the track, also I wanted better access and room for the turbo if I go that route.
     

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    Sweet, would love to see more pictures of this.
     
  10. t3gav

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    New engine on the way soon watch this space, 200bhp and 800kg :drive:
     
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    That is immense! Always had a soft spot for Metro GTA/i's :D
     
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    Bet that's quick, surprise a few people :nice:
     
  13. t3gav

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    It doesn't hang about :), was enjoying upsetting 3 series drivers the other day lol.
     
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    Created some more room for the itb filters by deleting the massive heater blower which I'm relocating inside.
     

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  15. Ellis

    Ellis 99 CW EK9 B18C Donator

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    Awsome! Bet this is wild to drive aha more pics needed please man!
     
  16. t3gav

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    Ha ha cheers, what do you want pics of and I'll try and get some :)
     
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    Cool but Wtf is the thread title all about??
     
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    Ellis 99 CW EK9 B18C Donator

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    Just the car as a whole, bay etc mate. i hav this irrational love of old rovers/mg's aha
     
  19. t3gav

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    Rover+Honda = Rhonda (the mappers decided on this name not me) tro as in metro, and the love bit is just a joke because all my friends take the piss out of it for being so **** lol.
     
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