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#3031 jeffsouch

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Posted 03 May 2021 - 01:49 PM

What mini do you drive and are there any mods done to it ?
Also what are your plans :-) !

I have a 1993 Mini Mayfair that I am trying to put back on the road after several years in my garage. It starts but the clutch has seized. The Master Clutch cylinder is rotting through at the top and the slave cylinder is fully extended. How can I get the clutch to work?



#3032 Authi Mini

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Posted 11 May 2021 - 06:12 PM

After a 20 year break from Mini ownership (I used to have a 1982 van) and a change of country, I'm now the very proud owner of a beautiful Spanish built 1972 Leyland Authi 850 Deluxe.
Very original condition, though has benefitted from a respray in correct BRG, and some re-upholstery.

#3033 krish

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Posted 13 May 2021 - 05:17 PM

1970 Austin Ute (Registered as "Truck" in NZ) Owned 21 years

 

1980 Car. Owned 24 years

 

Both WOF'd & Rego'd

 

Just need to decide which to drive today...



#3034 Tight-head

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Posted 17 May 2021 - 08:20 PM

Hi, Rover Mini Cooper Sport, R reg, 1998, British Racing Green, been off the road since 2018, the car was some how kept together by “rust”. Refurbished by Classic Motors in Wembury, engine and gear box rebuilt by Paul Inch. Now in process of running in and ironing out the little niggles etc. It’s at the stage of a saved mini and not scrap! Looking forward to meet the mini fraternity. I was the proud owner of a 1275GT until I wrote it off in 1987.

#3035 mini_man11

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Posted 19 May 2021 - 07:27 AM

Hi from Australia...I drive a 1970 Mk2 Morris Cooper S. I am about 5 years from retirement and have owned the car for about 6 months.

I have already clocked up quite a few miles and found the old brick to be very reliable so far. Engine is a bit smokey and will need a rebuild when I retire also

looking at reconditioning suspension then as well. I have joined a mini car club and intend to go on heaps of runs and just enjoy driving it not just looking at it. Cheers

 

 

 



#3036 Shrop-Mini

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Posted 03 June 2021 - 08:15 PM

Just bought a 1979 1275GT in Java Green. Its been over 35 years since I owned my last Mini and I'm looking forward to owning my new one.



#3037 dadaman

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Posted 06 June 2021 - 11:45 AM

1966 morris



#3038 Manxlad

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Posted 13 July 2021 - 04:14 AM

My Morris Cooper S rolled off the production line in December 1964, and was delivered to South Australia January 1965. Its first owner sold to me in April 1968. A few years pure fun driving was cut short by my need to gain qualifications, to earn more serious money, and to attend to repairs. Laid up in 1972 it rested until 2015 when I started preparing for a bare metal resto. I completely stripped the body down ready for grit blasting, powder coating and painting. Engine rebored to 0.060" o/s and the crank reground to 0.020" u/s. New valve seats, guides fitted. Work continues.

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