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#1 mk1leg

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 07:03 PM

I have just purchased this ERA mini Turbo R1036 its been sat in a garage for the last 13 years

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first time out of garage since 2004

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a quick dusting

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a quick rinse before I get it towed home

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so the excitement begins, the plan is to remove engine and send to the UK for a full strip down and rebuild, and complete shell back to bare and repair and respray,

this is the only interior problem

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But I managed to source this lot from a man in the UK who did the leather conversion

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the original miles on clock

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Edited by mk1leg, 02 October 2017 - 07:28 PM.


#2 slidehammer

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 07:16 PM

What a fantastic project. Can't wait for the updates. Good luck with it



#3 panky

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 07:40 PM

Amazing find, looks to be in good nick too :mrcool:



#4 megamini_jb

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 07:46 PM

Nice find! Look forward to see the progress

#5 MacGyver

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 07:56 PM

Nice to see a special edition mini being saved! Not a lot left.
Looks like an angry badger had issues with the seats tho.. 😂

#6 Junior Mini

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 08:15 PM

I am supremely jealous of you right now.  :angry:  

ERA's don't just turn up in a garage with that mileage!!!!! 

Your one jammy whatsit. 

Oh and yeah she's gorgeous  :wub:  



#7 InnoCOOPER

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 09:44 PM

Nice one Mark......



#8 timmy850

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 03:18 AM

Very nice, I'm looking forward to see how you go with this one!



#9 Shep76S

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 03:41 AM

Lovely!

#10 g111mds

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 11:15 AM

very nice :)



#11 jamesquintin

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 11:54 AM

Nice!

I assumed all the ERA's were convertible... 



#12 mk1leg

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 06:10 PM

Nice!

I assumed all the ERA's were convertible... 

none were convertible when built



#13 HUBBA.HUBBA

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 06:14 PM

Cool. Era's have really grown on me

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 11:15 AM

Nice project!



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Posted 05 October 2017 - 03:41 PM

So you got it Mark....I will have to pop up and have a look at it.

 

This is going to be an epic build :trooper:

 

Mark, why was it laid up in 2004, did it have any issues at the time?


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