Project Binky - Episode 24 - Austin Mini GT-Four - Turbocharged 4WD Mini

In episode 24 of Project Binky we take a close look at the radiator pack and somehow squeeze a quart into a pint pot with a multitude of heat-exchangers. We also make a start on the ECU and engine wiring.
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  • I love all this but can't help thinking that the same performance could be obtained more simply with an electrically powered version. Next project?

    Philip GeePhilip Gee4 hours ago
  • hot radiator action

    kzed0kzed0Day ago
  • you working really fast ..... maybe

    M.YM.YDay ago
  • so as not to waiver from their existing acronym i suggest Bracket Obsessed Maniacs

    don westdon westDay ago
  • You guys never disappoint with your epic fab skills and amazing Brit humour!

    Matt's GarageMatt's Garage2 days ago
  • Nic and ric both of you have totally blown my fucken mind

    psychowestypsychowesty3 days ago
  • That radiator fan must be very powerful to pull air through those three radiators, especially at a stop (on a hot day)? ;-)

    T'airn'KAT'airn'KA3 days ago
  • The damn car wil rust apart again before its finished. But wery nice job tho:)

    Dag Eirik FevågDag Eirik Fevåg4 days ago
  • Omg the commentary 😂😂😂

    biro24biro245 days ago
  • You fellas crack me up love it lads keep it coming

    shaw4020shaw40205 days ago
  • Love this series! I discovered it by accident and have since subscribed to your channel! Binge watched every episode of this build over the last 2 days!

    Robert FrenchRobert French6 days ago
  • Am I the only one that forgets what he's making a bracket for halfway through the clip??

    smevsmev6 days ago
  • Longest running build on US-vision lmao

    Tracey ThompsonTracey Thompson6 days ago
  • BOM fan ALERT: If you enjoy these videos it is likely you will enjoy the excellent craftsmanship Vince is displaying in his videos when he makes a replica of an old school Indy car from scratch. He is young but oh, so skilled. us-vision.net/wow-PLAOSTFKtoB9maO-cBAZQCy5vT10cain0i

    Waka TobiWaka Tobi6 days ago
  • Amazing show!!!! keep it up!

    idemchuk0506idemchuk05067 days ago
  • You guys are something else!

    norman hausernorman hauser7 days ago
  • Not sure if there is going to be anymore &A episode/s but just how many cut-off disc and flap disc has this project taken? I also remember in one much earlier episode you said you cut more metal off the car than you reinstalled; is there anyway this is actually true? Don't get me wrong I love the engineering (term used loosely) and a bracket for this, a bracket for that, etc. Keep up the good work. I'm very excited for the end result, come 2022 right?

    David SnipesDavid Snipes7 days ago
  • So I've been watching this series since the episode building the fender extensions and due to a recent back injury I thought I would finally watch the the series from the beginning....OMG this was started 5 years ago. Funny in the 1st episode you said you would bring the Mini to Goodwood track the following year...HAHAHA

    David SnipesDavid Snipes7 days ago
  • This may have been mentioned before, but will Binky be going without ABS?

    JonLupenJonLupen8 days ago
  • oh, I had to stop the video to go make some hot tea. splendid.

    Stor BokkiStor Bokki9 days ago
  • Did you know that if you made the videos shorter you could release more of them and more often and possibly even make more money out of them like everybody else does?

    Nicholas LittleNicholas Little11 days ago
  • Hmm when i think how long this build takes... Are you Guys aware, that the World will be running out of oils some day? Wouldn`t it be better to rethink the drive Train , and build an electrical one? I just thi9nk in this direction... lol...

    Bernhard Michael FuxBernhard Michael Fux12 days ago
  • OMG! It gets sicker with every Episode... Unbelievable... This car is not unique, this thing will be an evolution! I wonder if it will be able to speak also ;-) !

    Bernhard Michael FuxBernhard Michael Fux12 days ago
  • And what kind of sick bastards is putting toyota parts in the finest brittish craftmanship? Poor Mini :'(

    Daniel NilssonDaniel Nilsson13 days ago
  • Sometimes at 3:45am when I'm out in the shop fiddling with bracketry I stop and ask myself, "Self? What would Nick do? Then I start over and make a better bracket

    Fred FlynstoneFred Flynstone13 days ago
  • I just watched all 24 videos back to back, twas staggered to find I have to wait for more videos!! Ive purchased "make the noise" t-shirt in support of your dark skills and thanks for the entertaining viewing.. P.s Get the man a cable tie gun, I hate sharp cable ties....

    Stuart BrownStuart Brown14 days ago
  • BOM: “Hello is that ABC insurance?” ABC: “Yes how can we help you?” BOM: “We would like to insure our Mini” ABC: “No problem Sir. Any modifications?” BOM:” “Er . . . . .”

    routercncroutercnc15 days ago
  • Watched all 24, and now I know - either Nik is a mad genius fabricator, or simply mad. I will never look at a bracket the same way again. I walk through Home Depot, look at all those puny brackets and actually LOL!

    Gilbert FranklinGilbert Franklin15 days ago
  • I've just finished binge watching to the end of this episode. The Mrs now has no reason to say "Are you still watching them building that bloody mini?" I'll be able to sneak an episode in once in a while without her catching me. :) But seriously!!!!!! In Australia we would tell you to "Pull your BLOODY finger out" hahaha See you in a month or so. :)

    Bill BoganBill Bogan16 days ago
  • Loved the "more head always makes the pump last longer" moment. Well done.

    rex8499rex849916 days ago
  • Taking along time making a 4wd mini

    ShaneShane16 days ago
  • MiniManSamMiniManSam16 days ago
  • I like your sense of british humor - and your fine work!

    King EarlKing Earl17 days ago
  • There are channels where people - who dont know much about metal work or engines - repair chassis and fix motors (supposedly). The only reason people watch is because they select cool cars (Lambos, Ferraris). You guys pick a Mini and people still love your clips more... because you guys are awesome!!!

    silyssilys18 days ago
  • So far this series has been the only one in youtube to satisfy my OCD. Perfection!

    Oxenan17Oxenan1719 days ago
  • I must be getting old because the wiring stuff seems more fun to me than the grindy smashy bangy stuff.

    Mr.PadgettMr.Padgett19 days ago
  • This channel is so underrated

    Caetano Plentz WeckerCaetano Plentz Wecker21 day ago
  • us-vision.net/detail/video-V9AbeALNVkk.html Nick Blackhurst at 1:33 🤣

    Jordon OliverJordon Oliver21 day ago
  • What size lines and fittings are being used for the High pressure side ? AN-4 ??

    konstantinos adamoskonstantinos adamos21 day ago
  • any chance of a season playlist guys....?!

    Nico WarrNico Warr21 day ago
  • No other build I've seen comes even remotely close to this bespoke masterpiece

    RahhhhhnmanRahhhhhnman21 day ago
  • Just "binged" on this - wow I cannot believe I still enjoyed the 1000'th bracket montage :) - have to say, you two are genius's - clearly not finished yet but love attention the to detail - (keeping the 10/10 moniker till I see the paint) might get the moths out and go and order something, perhaps I can watch the next episode, in my BOM overall, draped over me in a Jason King styl'eee .... nice

    Jon MJon M22 days ago
  • Why don't use top mount air to air intercooler?

    Олег КостривцевОлег Костривцев23 days ago
  • Gretchen Drives a Mini to Nebraska.

    Dr. ReasonDr. Reason23 days ago
  • pleeeeeeeeeeez don't be late with the next episode dear ... thanks in advance

    Sa'ed RayanSa'ed Rayan24 days ago
  • The 2 of you are mental.

    Bill KermanBill Kerman24 days ago
  • Before and after power to weight ratios would be interesting

    mark chastainmark chastain25 days ago
  • . . . . never ending story!

    Haris JuradaHaris Jurada25 days ago
  • You two guys are amazing and do some amazing work. I'm very inspired to work on my projects and can't wait to see more of your work. Keep up the great work you two.

    Matt LMatt L25 days ago
  • Amazing attention to detail and I love that nothing is out of reach for u. Very impressive. Really enjoying the mi I series so far. Loving the whole idea of the project also:) we’ll done!

    porthos88porthos8825 days ago
  • Should see if this can get some sort of record for longest you tube build ever

    Eddie OliverEddie Oliver25 days ago
  • OMG the knock sensor was great. Wife really liked the platypus, platypi?

    JackelN20JackelN2026 days ago
  • I've enjoyed this since it's inception.But I'm seventy years old now...any chance I'll see the final episode?

    greebo 69greebo 6926 days ago
  • Love the build but I guess you guys are getting tired or you have outsouced the production. It's lost its humour.

    Owen TigheOwen Tighe27 days ago
  • A stone strike to the front of Binky will bring tears to your eyes, Chaps. Hope you are going to fit some protection.

    ufx808ufx80827 days ago
  • Damn. I have caught up to the videos.

    RockYouVideosRockYouVideos27 days ago
  • Bracket Obsession Motorsport

    blaqsaqattaqblaqsaqattaq27 days ago
  • I love this video, it just confirms that EV is the future, all those parts & cooling system to end up going slower than an electric version. At least you can make plenty of videos on maintaining this dinosaur.

    Frank StockerFrank Stocker27 days ago
  • Wiring the platypus correctly is as important as the inclusion of the platypus itself

    WahidTrynaHeghughWahidTrynaHeghugh27 days ago
    • 2 Platypuses wired in series melts wiring too fast. But 2 in Parallel makes 3 Platypuses.

      Dave JDave J27 days ago
  • these guys are better than marvel studios at making post credits scenes! keep kicking ass guys!

    jim jonesjim jones27 days ago
  • Digging the RATM inspired riffs.

    elephantpukeelephantpuke28 days ago
  • I am surprised that there is no cowling for the fan to help evenly draw air over the cores and a second "always on with AC" fan for the AC

    Stuart LigoStuart Ligo28 days ago
  • I'm surprised there's no "Get the funk out!" t-shirts yet.

    Professor Internet, PhDProfessor Internet, PhD28 days ago
  • and its back

    wah pandawah panda28 days ago
  • That shop-made bleed valve made me a little moist.

    Scott FergusonScott Ferguson28 days ago
  • Especially on a high performance build, should that radiator not have a shroud? Get to it, Nick! ;-)

    Scott FergusonScott Ferguson28 days ago
  • Episode 786 - Austin Mini GT-Four - Turbocharged 4WD Mini....test drive! :-)

    HiggsFieldHiggsField28 days ago
  • Love a good bracket!

    Boosted Brothers CustomsBoosted Brothers Customs28 days ago
  • 30.28 You can see my name

    Vanila KungVanila Kung28 days ago
  • This Mini is gonna cost more than Brexit

    harryharry28 days ago
  • Love your work. Lots of inspiration and ideas! Im still perfectioning my CAD work but i have helped me alot in my restoration. As a hobbyist doing the best i can restoring a 6 meter long Cadillac🙄

    Johan LjunkenJohan Ljunken28 days ago
  • One of my favourite times of the year. I have bequeathed this web address to my future generations, in hopes they will one day experience its completion. A wondrous day I am certain it will be. ;) I do love the " _Let's find something that absolutely can't fit so we can modify it_ ."

    Mr ChryslerMr Chrysler28 days ago
  • Binky, the BLUE episode.

    mick hanksmick hanks28 days ago
  • Just keeps getting better and better.

    cross13000cross1300029 days ago
  • The ending makes it.

    Davie CDavie C29 days ago
  • I saw that flex fuel sensor in the wiring spreadsheet Running E85 are we? :P

    iwtommoiwtommo29 days ago
    • E85, 10:1 compression and BOOST, Yeah Baby! 108 Octane right out of the pump plus cooling effect.

      Dave JDave J27 days ago
  • When this car is finished if we arent all dead yet how about we pass the hat around and all have a fuckoff meet at sema that year. Any takers?

    Paul HarrisPaul Harris29 days ago
  • +1 for Yorkshire Tea.

    Joshua RosenJoshua Rosen29 days ago
  • Amazing engineers, just a little mad!!, hurry up & finish, I want to here it running.

    Malcolm BaleMalcolm Bale29 days ago
  • these videos always make me want some tea. the reason thats weird is, im American..

    James RunyonJames Runyon29 days ago
  • Bracket King!

    bonney 1bonney 129 days ago
  • Shit, i'd better buy you guys some more tea

    Rob McGrathRob McGrath29 days ago
  • AN fittings and lines for AC??? Can someone chime in on this? It seems rather alarming to me. Is there no better solution for custom stuff like this? I guess my big concern is the lack of o-rings. This is a big topic for me because I'm in the middle of figuring out a custom AC system for my 260Z and the one obstacle of it all is how to plump it.

    Porsche DuésnburgPorsche Duésnburg29 days ago
  • could you imagine having to spend 16.5 hours to fix the condenser every time a rock hits it? no thanks.

    Panic FartsPanic FartsMonth ago
  • Pg tips tea is some good stuff

    immortalwolf6immortalwolf6Month ago
  • Cant wait too see it finished

    sinners408sinners408Month ago
  • Utter madness, love it

    paul daviespaul daviesMonth ago
  • you guys are hilarious/mental i can't decide

    Dave KingmanDave KingmanMonth ago
  • Rage Against The Machine called, wondered where you found that ripoff of a tune...

    Petter NybråtenPetter NybråtenMonth ago
  • Plumbing masterpiece! Well done Nick!

    King Ave GarageKing Ave GarageMonth ago
  • needs more tea.

    BenRittenhouseBenRittenhouseMonth ago
  • WOOOAAAA - who's the King's X Fan (credits at the end) - 29:38 ??? :D

    fastrafastraMonth ago
  • _"6mm of head."_ Heh. *I* could be so lucky.

    UnitSe7enUnitSe7enMonth ago
  • That’s 77 people so far that have never seen a pair of tits outside of a glossy magazine or the internet. They’ll change it to a like when they finally lose their virginity.

    Mac The KnifeMac The KnifeMonth ago
  • From one metal working geek here to you all, that is some quality workmanship. I'd rather watch this show than do my own work! Lots of laughs too.

    Darcy166Darcy166Month ago
  • When finished I think this will easily be the worlds most expensive Mini. As the worlds worst car guy I am in awe of your guys abilities!

    Neil PountneyNeil PountneyMonth ago
  • I have yet to see Rex Hamilton starring as Abraham Lincoln. Just, a passing observation...

    Robert KoppRobert KoppMonth ago
    • My understanding is Rex Hamilton is dead on in his character roll.

      LakesideLakeside29 days ago
  • I still dont understand where the small platypus comes in? And if there is a small platypus, does that mean sometime in the future we will see a bigger platypus?

    PenguinPenguinMonth ago
  • What gets me every time is the fact you guys fabricate all these shiny new brackets & fixings but the Celica block still looks like it was just pulled out of a scrap yard where it's sat for twenty years. What engine is that by the way ? 3S-GTE ?

    Walter SobchakWalter SobchakMonth ago
  • I just hope the wound on Nick's left hand has been healed by now....

    Gabor UngvariGabor UngvariMonth ago
Project Binky - Episode 24 - Austin Mini GT-Four - Turbocharged 4WD Mini