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#16 GeorgeMini

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 03:23 PM

You might run into problems getting your miglia rear arches to fit the race kit, I went through two sets before buying 8" extra wide arches from arc angel in the end.

Adam.

Hi Adam, yeah you are right... i will have to chop them up a bit i think haha



#17 jonny f

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 06:53 PM

Keep it up george!



#18 GeorgeMini

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 08:13 PM

Keep it up george!

Earning as fast as i can jon! 6 days a week on the building site is simply not fun haha 

 

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#19 GeorgeMini

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 05:12 PM

Front subframe kit, big brake kit, uprights, steering rack and new 13 x 7's with tyres ordered today. Thanks to Steve for being patient with me! 



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 09:04 PM

sounds good george



#21 GeorgeMini

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 03:38 PM

So postman pat came today which rather put a smile on my face considering I tore a ligament in my ankle last night playing a game of 5 a side football.. 

 

here is the evidence! 

 

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and incase you wondered what that motorbike tyre belongs too.. another project I recently built up. Just waiting on a few more bits to arrive. 



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Posted 29 November 2013 - 12:37 AM

interested to see what it will look like in white, never seen one before. the red mini looks like it sits well by the way


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#23 GeorgeMini

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 11:49 AM

Yeah ive adjusted the red one to sit low! the minibusa will be in a dark grey, white roof, red wing mirrors and then a white cage. Not sure what colour ill put the race tunnel in though? 



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Posted 30 November 2013 - 06:47 AM

Looks like Santa made an early delivery.



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Posted 02 December 2013 - 10:49 AM

SHINY

 

 

 

 

Edited for typo...


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 02:28 PM

very nice!



#27 GeorgeMini

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:19 PM

So I did a little bit more work today :) 

 

Firstly I replaced the driver side scuttle pannel.. out with the old, in with the new. That felt good and was something I had been meaning to tackle for a while! 

 

I was debating leaving the race tunnel until I had the rear frame but it can only really go in one place so after a bit of angle grinding goodness, I had it squared up and welded in place! Yes, i did go overboard on the welding, but I actually used it to home in my welding skills a bit so was a good bit of 'practice' if you like.. 

 

Next, I fiddled about with the flip front hinges which was a total pain in arse!! I am going to need an extra pair of hands to help get the fiberglass front end fixed into position and aligned properly because there are too many things to hold and balance on my own to do it well. Anyone want to help?! Tea and biscuits are at there best here ill have you know.. 

 

Oh and here is a sneek peek of the rear race frame at zcars, just got to do this one small thing called 'paying' to get that on its way to me but here you go anyway. 

 

P.S. never use Plusmod Mini. They are the UK branch of Minitec and I have found them impossible to deal with.. wont answer phone calls or return emails. It took nearly 3 months for my hinges to show up!! 

 

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 11:03 PM

is that your cage / frame looks good zcars do a great job dont they was wandering if i could get some tube sizes off you rear hoop and a pillars etc cheers

 

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 11:06 PM

Nice work so far.  Looking like this is going to be a quality build!  Pics of the other red one too!!!


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#30 GeorgeMini

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 11:34 PM

Dugganc17 - Its not officially my frame, its still waiting my payment  haha so i cant give you any dimensions as its not with me yet, sorry. 

 

Mini 360 - cheers mate, if its going to be a money pit, i may as well make it into a monstrous one and go big! The other red one was one of the other projects I had to put back on the road and sell... shes gone now!  






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