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#1 Marc_mcq

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Posted 02 September 2017 - 03:17 PM

I've recently bought myself a new (to me, obviously) Mini after selling my last project! I'm not great at finishing these projects off so I thought I would by one good to go!

Its a 1972 Morris Mini, 1275CC engine with Kent Cam and flowed head. It also came with a set of high lift rockers that the last owner removed because it was a bit too noisey, I may refit these at some point but it goes pretty well as is! It also stops just as good due to the Metro four pots.

Here are some photos!

37312478745_f91fdd567e_z.jpgIMG_0064 by Marc McQuilling, on Flickr

37169238821_8dcb44a4a7_z.jpgIMG_0063 by Marc McQuilling, on Flickr

36472622164_811f338c59_z.jpgIMG_0062 by Marc McQuilling, on Flickr

36144814394_be0414f1f7_z.jpgimage by Marc McQuilling, on Flickr

36980319805_c45eaf569c_z.jpgimage by Marc McQuilling, on Flickr


Since getting it I've done a few very small things to it such as make my own leather fuel filler bibs, made a matching bonnet strap, fitted some indicator buzzers (didn't realize how much I rely on self cancelling indicators), fitted the Lucas headlamp covers which I lying around the garage and changed the 12v socket for a USB charging port.

I love it!


Edited by Marc_mcq, 17 October 2017 - 05:58 AM.


#2 Vinay-RS

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Posted 02 September 2017 - 05:13 PM

Looks great! Love those seats and the wheel/arch combination. 



#3 megamini_jb

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Posted 02 September 2017 - 05:22 PM

Lovely!

#4 minimissions

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 06:41 AM

What an awesome well sorted little mini!



#5 blueovalcraig

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 01:13 PM

Beautiful mini

#6 minitravellerman

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 01:56 PM

Lovely Mini.

Can I ask - what are the seats? Looking something very similar for my Traveller



#7 miniireland

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 03:42 PM

How is that a 1972  :shy:



#8 imack

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 04:31 PM

How is that a 1972 :shy:



My thoughts exactly, nice car but not may '72 features other than reg and vin plates.




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