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#1 stevem4323

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:20 PM

hi there thanks for letting me join the site....what are peoples thoughts on the mini clubman that is in the old tunnels at longbridge ime sure you have seen the pictures on various site...if it was out would it be the last mini to leave longbridge that would in itself be an achievment to own the last one to leave as it just looks sad dumped down there and left to rot
your thoughts please
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#2 Steely

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 02:28 PM

Welcome and im not sure its actually possible to get to it anymore. I'm sure I read that the entrence's have all been blocked up now.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 02:41 PM

no i was with the old mini last week ..legaly i hasten to add and just thought could it ,should it ,can it , be restored

Edited by stevem4323, 09 November 2012 - 12:12 PM.


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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:02 PM

It looks like it needs a fair bit of work! But I say get it out (legally) and give it a chance - it has its own little place in history.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:16 PM

i agree 30 odd years down that cold dark tunnell and believe me it is bloody cold and bloody dark it deserves to be given another chance and would be known as the last one out of longbridge

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:26 PM

Its worth getting, just because its a GT and a Reynard bronze one which are rare as! Do you live in or near Longbridge then?

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:30 PM

yes ime just down the road

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:50 PM

I havent heard of this before, any pics?

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:56 PM

Its worse than yours believe me:

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:00 PM

Its worse than yours believe me:

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Ha Ha thanks

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:05 PM

to be honest it has never been registered and theres nothing usable from the shell, no engine too..
It just something good only for an heritage museum imho

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:23 PM

Let sleeping dogs lie!!

RIP

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:24 PM

it would still be the last one to leave ...and a shame to leave it

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:25 PM

I heard it got in that state by some workers battering it about... then hid it up the tunnel. Don't hold me to it though!

Can't see the point in trying to drag it out, its iconic because its inside that tunnel, we need someone to take a video tour of it and document all its details and history.. then it'd be more interesting!

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:27 PM

yes i understand in let sleeping dogs lie

Edited by stevem4323, 09 November 2012 - 12:13 PM.





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