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#1 Rybags

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 11:33 AM

Rather than let it get lost in the 'What did you watch lately?' thread, this is deserving of it's own topic.

 

Project Binky - ongoing project by Bad Obsession Motorsport to transfer the running gear from a Celica GT-Four into a classic Mini.

Huge thanks to Outcast Aussie for bringing this series to our attention to begin with.

 

Episode 13 is out now!

 

 

And while you're at it, if you like cars, building cars, modding cars, whatever - just add their channel to your account:

https://www.youtube....zB7NyU5tIiEZHBg

 

I've got the latest ep downloading now in 720p to go with the remainder of the collection.  At 20+ minutes apiece, definately worth playing on the big TV.

 

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Today's plan for me - watch ep 12 to get back up to speed then watch the new one (I've watched the entire series twice already).

Then come back later with comments.

 

Also, the guys were at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.  There's numerous videos around for each year's event, though I don't know if they get any mentions.



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Posted 23 July 2016 - 12:15 PM

:)

 

People have done so many mods on minis over the years.

 

Way back when there was a drag racing mini van that ran at Santa Pod, then the only drag strip in the UK, it had a Jaguar V-12 mid mounted and driving the rear wheels. Rather appropriately it was named "Stripteaser." :)

 

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 03:57 PM

W00t been waiting for the next epp.

 

 

Goddam I am envious of their metal bashing skills.


Edited by aliali, 23 July 2016 - 04:27 PM.

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 11:23 PM

Probably the best looking aluminium tank I've seen handbuilt, and it goes where nobody will see it.

 

Widening the wheels yourself is also a case of confidence of your own ability.  But the worrying thing about that car is that it's going to end up with ridiculously oversized track - though they have done the wheels with offset such that it doesn't increase it.



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 01:55 AM

what is a Binky?


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Posted 24 July 2016 - 06:43 AM

A work of art !!



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 09:19 AM

I assume you followed the MightyCarMods mini project?

 

Original engine, with modern supercharger, with E85.


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#8 Rybags

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Posted 26 November 2016 - 03:42 PM

Episode 14 came out this morning...

 

 



#9 aliali

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Posted 26 November 2016 - 05:01 PM

Yay!


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#10 @~thehung

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Posted 27 November 2016 - 10:16 PM

okay, so i am told Binky is the name of a horse from Pratchett's books. 

 

btw, ^ guy on the right is all like: 'bite the pillow, i am going in dry' hehe :)


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#11 aliali

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Posted 27 November 2016 - 11:58 PM

okay, so i am told Binky is the name of a horse from Pratchett's books. 

 

 

Well it is the name of Death's horse in the Discworld books but that is not the only use.

 

EG

http://www.playtexbaby.com/soothing

http://language.rabb...-you-say-binky/

Can also be a nickname

http://www.express.c...ea-charity-3000


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#12 GTAV6

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 09:22 AM

I've been following this - with huge enjoyment :o)

 

I love how they keep digging it in to Americans about "aluminium"...


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#13 aliali

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 12:10 AM

New epp out


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#14 Rybags

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 12:38 AM

Somehow I missed the appearance of it earlier, will have to watch it now, then there's a new 28 minute video from BigClive that I can watch on the tablet in bed.



#15 aliali

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 06:45 PM

A little extra video from the guys at bad obsession motorsports.

 

Spoiler


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Posted 04 April 2017 - 10:00 AM

If we're into classic Mini's in this thread, I assume we've all watched the Mighty Car Mods "supercharge (E85) a classic mini", and the follow up episodes, where they rip the A series engine out, and put a B16A VTEC engine in there?

 

It's a damn good series.


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#17 aliali

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 10:14 AM

Never heard of it M_S. Will check it out some time.


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Posted 04 April 2017 - 10:52 AM

Keep in mind the hosts, Marty and Moog are a couple of characters, and there's a LOT of in-joking going on, so if they just sound immature at times, well... they are... but not nearly as much as it may seem. :P

 

Here's part 1 of them supercharging the mini. Hopefully they link in order after each one finishes.

 

 

 

 

 

Here is when they rip out the classic engine and whack in a JDM B16 200hp block :D

Once again, it's multi part, so hopefully they "next video" in order.

 


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Posted 05 April 2017 - 07:26 PM

Shameless plug.

 

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Binky has been one of our favourites to keep track of too :)


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#20 Rybags

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Posted 22 May 2017 - 02:25 PM

Whilte impatiently waiting for the next build episode of the series to come out...

 

... I discovered another channel from good 'ol Canadia with multiple build series to get impatient at for the next episode to come out!

Not as funny or with as high quality production but a good watch, without the ego-wankery you'd get south of the border, and he's pretty skilled and knowledgeable.

 

I've subscribed, watched the series LS-swapped Mercedes AMG wagon sleeper to it's current point (engine start).  It looks to be fairly close to completion so hopefully will be wrapped up in the coming months.

Plenty of other good videos on the channel too.

 

Deboss Garage  https://www.youtube....wgYOyGaZlD89VfA

 






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