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#1 brighton_boy_00


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Posted 12 August 2004 - 11:32 AM

Hi Guys,

I used to have a mini and and really want to get one again, im looking into getting a fairly recent one, 1990 onward but I so want to make it look like a more classic mini, eg 10in wheels, central speedo etc.

Does anyone know the best place to go for this kind of kit?

Also does anyone have a car like this they want to show off, would love to see some examples.


#2 tom


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Posted 12 August 2004 - 11:59 AM

It would be quite tricky to put a central clock in a new-ish car, I reckon. I might be wrong, though.

Try Minispares, Minisport, DSNClassics, those are all good sites.

#3 millsminis


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Posted 17 August 2004 - 12:57 PM

I agree with Tom, 1990 onwards minis were not built to accomadate central speedos. To change would mean changing the speedo cable and location of cables for indicators, oil light, ignition etc...........

I have a picture of my old one which will put up later!!!!!!!

#4 brighton_boy_00


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Posted 17 August 2004 - 01:33 PM

Thanks for the tips guys, maybe i will have to have a bit of a change of direction then. Will check out those sites and see whats possible.


#5 Brawlyrox


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Posted 17 August 2004 - 01:41 PM

Try and get a mini from the late 70s, it will have everything u need, redy for some customisation!

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