Little about me.
I've been a member on here for years and had a previous z cars (GSXR 1000) project i completed nearly 10 years ago !!!! Time flys hey.i was 21 when I finished the z car was a 3 year build if I can remember correctly.
I have been through over 6 minis in my time .
From bike engine conversions to standard 998cc to 1275s and even a metro turbo.
Even my other half had a mini 35 Ltd edition till we moved house .
We moved house from Oxfordshire in September 2017 From my small little garage I built all my minis in to where I live now in Cornwall where my man cave has grown somewhat as your see from the pics ...
Picture of my z cars mini when I started and when I finished .
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Wish I never sold it but had to grow up and buy a house yada yada yada.
I convinced myself I wouldn't ever do it again and buy a mini and spend hours in the garage.
Last year I purchased a toy for myself..
Audi rs4 avant 480bhp
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But then I ended up going out in a mates mini with a Vauxhall engine in it and thought my #$%$ #$%# ! I need one of these again in my life. The buzz and the bum clenching acceleration in a biscuit tin going along at 50mph compared to my rs4 which cruises at 100mph while sipping a Costa is incomparable.
I bought myself one of these.... as said before I've had lots of saloons and fancied something different.
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And it's now situated in it's new home where I've started the project. (Bit bigger than my old single garage where I couldn't open the doors...
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I work a strange pattern at work doing what I do for a living so hopefully I'll update every 4 to 5 days .if the wife lets me play. I have a 1 year old little girl now as well to attend to compared to when I had all the time in the world when building my z car.
Hope to have feedback and help along the way. As I did when I was building my z car 10 years ago on this forum..
Edited by Spoonz, 02 January 2018 - 05:36 PM.