Having had mini's for the past 2 years + i have spent a fortune on them as everyone knows you end up doing . After having it off the road from about september 2013 and having seen how much i saved having it of the road i decided to sell it.
This was it before i traded it. started as a 998cc but swapped to 1275cc Metro hif44 carb with high lift rockers and countless little bits like interior wheels fuel tank wing mirrors grille the list goes on hence i had to let it go that and reliability was questionable
It never let me down on long journeys to the likes on MITP etc but round the doors it was hit and miss and was spending more time on the drive then the road and with working full time every weekend was spent fixing it which yes i enjoyed but i couldnt just leave it and come back to it as it was a daily driver so after a while it stopped being fun .
With my brother passing his test i didnt have the family car to rely on for work and i cant run two cars on my own so after 6 months of yer i will sell it i finally did in January and traded it for a 99 mk4 golf GTI turbo.
General Spec: 1.8L Ko3Turbo 3" downpipe decat 3 door now has over 200k miles 150bhp (Factory..at the moment ) Wind deflectors lowered on JOM coil overs JVC stereo Forge DV Soon to have Forge TIP and new anti roll bar with wheel refurb in the summer
It had some awful bbs style wheels on but since bought a set of fifteen52 snowflake alloys This is how it looks now
So far ive done:
Discs and pads rear
CV Boots inner and outer
Door handles changed
Gear knob & gaitor replaced
Fifteen 52 Snowflakes 18x7.5 (maybe 8.5 cant remember )
I will get another mini im sure but it will be a toy like a hayabusa or vtec which i just cant afford to buy or insure
Just thought i would post as i don't own a mini but i still enjoy the forum . I do have plans for the golf and have got just as big a list as i had when i started the mini difference is the golf will start on the button and doesn't need much maintaining compared to the mini i had
cheers for the read