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#7186 ukcooper

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 08:40 PM

packed me edc for the mini and other car puppy dog stuff now included

#7187 panky

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 10:48 PM

Went and got some coal. Two 25kg bags fit in the boot and still room for the jack bag, glad it's not a Mitsuoka Viewt :proud:

Sits nice and low at the back too, might get some more :mrcool:



#7188 mini B

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 12:24 PM

Got the engine in today  :proud:

 

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#7189 cal844

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 06:28 PM

Got the engine in today  :proud:
 
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Did you fit the Speedo cable to the gearbox as you lowered it in?

#7190 mini B

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 08:42 PM

 

Got the engine in today  :proud:
 
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Did you fit the Speedo cable to the gearbox as you lowered it in?

 

I did it while the engine was still on the ground



#7191 imack

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 08:48 PM


 

Got the engine in today  :proud:
 
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Did you fit the Speedo cable to the gearbox as you lowered it in?
 
I did it while the engine was still on the ground

You need to turn that fan around, its fitted back to front.

#7192 mina08

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 04:56 PM

 

 

 

Got the engine in today  :proud:
 
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Did you fit the Speedo cable to the gearbox as you lowered it in?
 
I did it while the engine was still on the ground

You need to turn that fan around, its fitted back to front.

 

well spotted



#7193 M111OWW

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 06:58 PM

Finally managed to get my re built engine running sweetly on it's new SC throttle body and ECU kit...

 

now for some dry weather..



#7194 andyt

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 04:29 PM

Went for a burn up round the Wiltshire countryside, first of the year and got back before it rained!

Headlights look a bit foggy.

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#7195 panky

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 04:56 PM

Polished the crap out of it ready for the Llandudno run tomorrow :-)

 

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#7196 MathieuGT

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:20 AM

Got it back after it's been off the road for a year and a half having new floor pan, sills, heel board, sub frame and then finally a respray. Been a long time coming but have just finished refitting the interior, stereo. Very satisfying and forgot just how much fun these things are since I've been driving a diesel Fiesta since it's demise. 



#7197 Davey3legs

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 04:49 PM

Started on the long road to restoration recently, 91 cooper spi.....VERY rotten due to webasto sunroof and poor upkeep. (Not my first mini, but its been years.)

Couple of things i have discovered.
1) I HATE bitumen paint, but brake cleaner does help get it off.

2) if you think you can get a panel off to re-use later, it probably needs an angle grinder.

3) they put spotwelds in the oddest of places.

I will get there.

#7198 superchiwawa

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 12:42 AM

Got the engine in today  :proud:

 

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 Hello Belgium !  Nice looking beetle too :)


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#7199 Mk2

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 05:17 AM

Got the engine in!

 

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#7200 Gcal

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 11:06 PM

Gave the mini a good wash and polish




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