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#1 mistry

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Posted 19 January 2006 - 08:31 AM

hello iv got a mini and when i got my mini i was given a fiberglass flipfront and im wondering if any has ever fitted befor and how hard they are to fit

#2 Guess-Works.com

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Posted 19 January 2006 - 08:41 AM

There's a guide on the TMF CD ( pinched from an old copy of Keeping your mini alive ), obviously we cannot publish that on here. But there are may, including myself, which have done this conversion.

#3 mistry

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Posted 19 January 2006 - 08:48 AM

is it hard too do and did you put urs on hinges

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Posted 19 January 2006 - 09:57 AM

This subject has been talked about alot, if you do a search there will be quite a few threads that will answer your question.

In short, it depends on the quality of the mould, and how closely it matches the original front, they take alot of fettling around with and can take quite a long time to get sitting just right!

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Posted 19 January 2006 - 12:05 PM

got mine from curley it isnt a bad fit but it isnt good either will take bit of trimming and swearing :lol:

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Posted 12 October 2006 - 04:05 PM

http://members.lycos...ont_intro_2.htm

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 11:19 AM

the above link is a gide from minidan, i have seen this front and i must say it is VERY well done and the guide is very simple to read, The most complicated bit its cutting the front off so if you have already had the front removed from the a-panels forward they you are ok. The fitting is the easy part, just have a read and it will be simple enoguh.

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 09:34 AM

why not just pin the link to my Flipfront guide up in the FAQ's :w00t:

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 10:51 PM

Dont know if this is a stupid question or not but i was talking to a bodyshop during the week about flip fronts and he said to get a flip front with some sort of reinforced cage frame in the fibreglass front. Was he talking rubbish or do these actually exist ?
sorry for the thread Hi-jack
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Posted 27 November 2008 - 05:52 PM

All thats needs are brace bars to support from the front of the subframe.

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 11:19 PM

There's a guide on the TMF CD ( pinched from an old copy of Keeping your mini alive ), obviously we cannot publish that on here. But there are may, including myself, which have done this conversion.


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