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#1 mab01uk

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 06:22 AM

A short video showing some of the manufacturing processes when making a Mk1 Mini bodyshell at the Heritage factory..

 

 

 



#2 MikeRotherham

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 07:02 AM

Very interesting film.

 

Finally got to see the much mentioned roller spot welder in action. I would imagine that would need considerable current to run that.


Edited by MikeRotherham, 04 October 2017 - 07:06 AM.


#3 DomCr250

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 07:41 AM

What a great video .. now having seen how they build the front end first, then attach it to the floor explains how they managed to get the spot welds in places that seemed almost impossible.  Love the rear window mod too.



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 07:59 AM

good to see mole grips used even in manufacturing



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 08:01 AM

Great video, I had no idea the MK1 had so many modified later panels; so diffferent from todays modern manufacturing techniques. No wonder they cost as much as they do.



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 11:31 AM

Posted this one before but it may also be of interest:-

 

BMH Making a Mini front subframe



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 12:49 PM

Awesome videos!






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