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#346 JXC Mini GT

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 04:07 PM

https://www.google.c...FYAysLAJaRhYP8-

The full cost is £159.99 including post and package, however the company seem to sell one every couple of days that you can bid for on e-bay, I bid on a few and managed to get mine for £97 so its worth a try, good luck



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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:36 PM

Yep that's how I got mine, paid a little more than you but I was going to buy one anyway before I saw the auctions. Still made over £30 saving.

 

http://www.theminifo...ke#entry3515598


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 05:49 PM

A few photos of the minor changes (new steering wheel, GT door cards fitted, 1st part of homemade boot board fitted). Other works have been carried out include replacing head gasket, steering swivel joints and installing a new radiator.

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:00 PM

Looking good John.



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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:10 PM

Looking very nice. The handles and latches for the door cards did you already have them or managed to get some new ones from somewhere?

Been after some for my 1275Gt but had no luck in finding some

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#351 JXC Mini GT

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:10 PM

Looking good John.

Thanks Ben

 

The car is looking good on the outside (thanks to your work) and all is well mechanically, I am going to concentrate on the interior next.

 

I am looking at booking a visit to the island in August so will contact you when I have definite dates to see if you would be able to fit the Mini in for a few jobs.

 

John



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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:13 PM

 

Looking good John.

Thanks Ben

 

The car is looking good on the outside (thanks to your work) and all is well mechanically, I am going to concentrate on the interior next.

 

I am looking at booking a visit to the island in August so will contact you when I have definite dates to see if you would be able to fit the Mini in for a few jobs.

 

John

 

Not a problem John.

Has replacing the head gasket solved the coolant loss issue?



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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:16 PM

Looking very nice. The handles and latches for the door cards did you already have them or managed to get some new ones from somewhere?

Been after some for my 1275Gt but had no luck in finding some

 

I had the door and window handles but the grab handles I had were incorrect, I bought some new grab handles off e-bay which didn't fit as the chrome brackets were incorrect so purchase used brackets and used the new handles with them.

 

I did spend a good few hours on e-bay searching, so I would advise you do the same, good luck 


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 06:20 PM

 

 

Looking good John.

Thanks Ben

 

The car is looking good on the outside (thanks to your work) and all is well mechanically, I am going to concentrate on the interior next.

 

I am looking at booking a visit to the island in August so will contact you when I have definite dates to see if you would be able to fit the Mini in for a few jobs.

 

John

 

Not a problem John.

Has replacing the head gasket solved the coolant loss issue?

 

It improved the loss of coolant a bit but the radiator also had a very small leak by the filler neck, I repaired the hole and all seemed fine but have now fitted a new radiator as I didn't want the repair to let me down.



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Posted 13 July 2018 - 10:51 AM

The mini has been back to Bens for the car to be re-waxed and to have the front wheel bearings replaced and some paintwork tidied up, as always Ben has done an excellent job. My wife and I have had a great little break, excellent weather and accommodation, plus the mini is looking and driving the best it’s ever been

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 07:36 AM

It was great to see you both again John.

 

Glad to hear you gad a nice break!



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Posted 16 January 2019 - 07:27 PM

fantastic job 






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