Long-time lurker, first thread poster.
Just realised that it is a year to the day I joined the forum which is around the same time I started looking for another mini!
I picked up this '94 Mayfair last December with a small amount of rust in the usual places and lacquer peeling on the roof and bonnet. The previous owner had fitted an MPi engine and Balmoral interior and had done a really good job of it. All this for the bargain price of £1,500! I was well chuffed and have been using it almost daily with minimal issues right up until now.
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I have gone through lots of different plans from Stage 3 to Supercharged to Carb Turbo, but finally settled on the maddest (and maybe most expensive) option of Injection Turbo.
It probably isn't the best idea to have a set date of completion of what I’m calling ‘Stage One’ which is engine, suspension, brakes but no major bodywork, but hopefully Easter 2019 as this is around the time of first track day of the year in Loheac, France.
The amount of information on this and the Turbo Mini Forum is incredible and thank you to everyone who makes these forums what they are. Also, a special thanks to Steve220 who has documented in great detail pretty much exactly what I am aiming for.
I know most people (including me) like pictures so I will post every few days the parts I have bought so far and how the current plan developed.
I am not an expert and none of this is going to be ground breaking but hopefully it will help people who are planning a turbo build of their own and are a bit lost under all the information on the forums.
Edited by jsyjamie, 26 September 2018 - 11:21 AM.