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#1 mr3speed

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 12:54 AM

What seems to be known as a " barn find "

Stored up in a boat yard for years in Devon, this 1991 Mini cooper was rescued! Part one of collecting the Mini, travelling from London to Devon and back. This will be updated regularly

https://youtu.be/_YY4g8ss6hE

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 09:31 AM

I'm hoping to have a second part of this uploaded later today or tomorrow

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 10:46 AM

Having the plank just underneath the rear was a good one ... I've seen people just try and lift them at the back with the tail lift at the front and it looked lethal.



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Posted 25 July 2017 - 01:07 PM

Having the plank just underneath the rear was a good one ... I've seen people just try and lift them at the back with the tail lift at the front and it looked lethal.


I can imagine that being rather risky! It was fairly easy to get out. Dragged out of its resting area and and handled into the Van!! Just got to get another to recommission

Watch this space as there's another rescue planned for the near future. Next Ines been sat since 1989!!

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 05:14 PM

Part 2 of saving the cooper!

https://youtu.be/YrsjM15RPew

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 08:55 PM

Part 3

Getting some new metal in! Fitting a new foot floor, it was 3 layer thick!!! Boot over a boot over a boot!!

https://youtu.be/UjFgtO5_ghs

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 08:28 AM

Just watched part 1, looks great!
Always looking for new restoration videos

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 11:03 AM

Just watched part 1, looks great!
Always looking for new restoration videos


This one could go on for a while. Lots to do on this one!

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 01:57 PM

Race ya

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 03:02 PM

Race ya


Well Toms says Christmas of this year!!! GO!....

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 08:11 PM

Looking good enjoying the videos

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 09:48 AM

Looking good enjoying the videos


Glad you like them. Thanks for the feedback it's always welcome!!

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 08:39 PM

Thanks for posting!  :D



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Posted 05 August 2017 - 10:28 PM

Race ya

Well Toms says Christmas of this year!!! GO!....

Haha I'm aiming for end of the year MOT
L2B for looking pretty but I'm not that confident haha

Good luck and keep the videos coming 👍

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 11:28 PM

Race ya

Well Toms says Christmas of this year!!! GO!....

Haha I'm aiming for end of the year MOT
L2B for looking pretty but I'm not that confident haha
Good luck and keep the videos coming

Erm.... may not be using a GoPro this week to film....

https://youtu.be/jf4mFSarHQw




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