I've been reading and enjoying everyone else's threads documenting their progress with their Mini restoration projects and have decided to start mine and share my progress from the very beginning :)
On Thursday 4th May 2017 I collected our little Roxy, she hasn't been on the road since 2008 and our goal is to have her back on the road by the 10th April 2021 for my wife's 40th birthday.
She started up just fine but has a bottom end knocking so my first job is to tackle this, I will try to work from front to back and complete each job in sequence before moving on.
Here is Roxy being collected on the back of a trailer:
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Here is Roxy in her new home where she'll spend a the next 3+ years getting her ready for the road:
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This is me looking pleased with myself, a couple of days with Roxy and I have her engine out:
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Engine out and on the bench ready for bottom end to be stripped:
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A vacant engine bay, I'll be removing the subframe next to give is a clean/repair and repaint:
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All play has been postponed for now as I don't have the 38mm socket required to remove the clutch