My old mini.

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Re: My old mini.

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Post by bulleidboy » Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:03 pm

JohnSmithUK wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:08 pm
A supercharger on an A-series engine!!! :shock:
Superchargers on A-series engines is not unusual - there are a number on Youtube. This particular mini was originally being prepared for a turbocharged engine - but it was never fitted. The engine went with the car when sold - turbocharging can cause heat problems.
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Post by bulleidboy » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:45 pm

Progress on my old mini - lucky new owner.

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Post by Steve M » Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:25 pm

You should also post a picture of what’s left of the owner’s wallet. :D
I’m not a complete idiot, some pieces are missing. ;)

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Post by Walkingthedog » Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:27 pm

Too late to claim it back I’m afraid BB. Looks tremendous.
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Post by bulleidboy » Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:34 pm

My sons just bought a 2018 John Cooper Works Cooper S Clubman - I think probably a tad cheaper than the old one is costing?
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Post by Steve M » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:10 pm

bulleidboy wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:34 pm
My sons just bought a 2018 John Cooper Works Cooper S Clubman - I think probably a tad cheaper than the old one is costing?
And to think he could have bought my old MX5 instead. :D
I’m not a complete idiot, some pieces are missing. ;)

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Post by footplate1947 » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:02 pm

I remember back in 1982 my friend had a Mini and I drove it one day and I felt I was sitting on a skate board. :lol:
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Post by yelrow » Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:59 am

super job Barry. My previous girlfriend, had a Ford estate with woodwork, which i bought new kit for and replaced. It came up like new. They look great when all varnished

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Post by bulleidboy » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:06 pm

The engines is in place and the car has kept it's original registration. Nearly there.

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Post by bulleidboy » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:36 am

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