Search found 403 matches

by JOHNDQ
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Track R8 214 Sprint
Replies: 174
Views: 25666

Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

GTiJohn wrote:Looking great!

It would be most amusing to see it running in it's current Caribbean over Tempest colours though :laughing2
Haha thanks will be for while yet paint will be last :tumbleweed
by JOHNDQ
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Track R8 214 Sprint
Replies: 174
Views: 25666

Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

Thank god those pic's worked :cool Since the weather has been rubbish this week not got much down to it but i had removed the engine etc from the ZR ready to go into the 214 but got a hell of a lot to do yet so dont have a time frame but be nice to get it on a test day before winter hits...... https...
by JOHNDQ
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Project Cars
Topic: Track R8 214 Sprint
Replies: 174
Views: 25666

Track R8 214 Sprint

OK guys hopefully this will work with pics etc so here we go. I finally found a 3 door non sun roof 200 to start a trackday build with and hopefully progress onto some proper racing with since I got my National B race license at start of this year :) I've been doing trackdays for many years now usin...
by JOHNDQ
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Re: Hello

Well I'm officially a fellow owner now :wink3 really happy with the car its in amazing condition just a bit of surface rust on nearside rear wheel arch and that's it :mouthshut even has the original radio and service invoices :o will get a thread starting tomoz and will try get some pictures up :)
by JOHNDQ
Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Re: Hello

Will do :)
by JOHNDQ
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build
Replies: 9
Views: 1188

Re: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build

what did you do to the engine to get 190bhp? Its not quite at 190 yet it made mid 180's at Emerald when I first built it just after run in but that was with factory exhaust and catalyst on the piper cam setting. Its now got Janspeed manifold etc so need to advance timing to DVA's setting so hopeful...
by JOHNDQ
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build
Replies: 9
Views: 1188

Re: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build

1234dist wrote:In short, the zr is cheap so if you crash...who cares grab another on the way home.
There's still a fair few 3 doors about too tho. Found quite a few while looking
by JOHNDQ
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build
Replies: 9
Views: 1188

Re: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build

ahhh the rallying kind. circuit racing is what I am looking for. didn't know if there was anyone who may have Dunlop rover series knowledge. thank you for your reply Spec I got in mine is.... 190bhp 1800 K Series Emerald K6 ecu 160 gearbox with Quife diff AVO R1 or R2 coilovers HiSpec R126-6 race c...
by JOHNDQ
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build
Replies: 9
Views: 1188

Re: ANY HELP PLEASE rover 214 race car build

I'm just changing from a MK2 ZR 160 to a 214 Sprint so will be keeping eye here to go racing with should be getting it this Saturday. I will be running my engine and box from my 160 in mine tho its on its way to 190bhp and so should do the trick surprised many a car on track and at Santa pod with th...
by JOHNDQ
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Re: Hello

Quick update guys, off to look at one Saturday. K reg 214 Sprint, 68k, one owner from new, sat in garage since 2013 due to illness and unfortunately the death of the owner so as long as the pictures that been sent are actually the car as is well finally have the new track car to built :)
by JOHNDQ
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Blue 216 (Rough)
Replies: 9
Views: 1139

Re: Blue 216 (Rough)

Poor thing be ok for £50 tho for parts
by JOHNDQ
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Re: Hello

Thanks everyone all tho if I know what I'm doing is still up for debate :wink3
by JOHNDQ
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Hello

Hi guys just joint so just saying hello. Been involved with MG/Rover's for many years and have also finished building a MG ZR to race in the 750 Motor clubs Hot Hatch Challenge. http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk4/JohnLucy/temporary_zpsalhmacj9.jpg http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk4/JohnLucy/...