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classic mini 1972 tax exempt, 1275gt with upgraded 1410 engine,

Sale price: £3,200.00 make an offer

Car location: manchester, United Kingdom

Seller's notes: requires a few minor jobs to take for mot, brakes bleeding, hi and lo's on suspension setting to wanted height, and repair patch welding in drivers side rear arch. new battery

Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Year:
1972
Engine:
1,410
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classic mini 1972 tax exempt, 1275gt with upgraded 1410 engine, for sale

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classic mini 1972 Tax exempt.
for sale. my mini was originally a 1275 gt but has had major engine work done by Robert Walker engineering which has made it a 1410cc. when i purchased it was a dark green with white roof and i had it resprayed in bmc willow green with a old english white roof. before the paint job all panels that needed replacing were changed including 2 new front wings. front scuttle and A panels. front panel and bonnet. door skins and door bottoms. it also had new mk1 rear lights and panels fitted to give a better look with the paint. the mini has also had new seals on doors and windows and inner and outer chrome door window strips. i have re trimmed with a full new interior kit from ashley james auto trim in classic dark green which looks fantastic. includes liner. carpet. rear shelf and car mats front and back. it has black leather style door cards front and back and matching classic bucket seats front and re trimmed rear seat. has new aluminium door catches and handles. fitted with centre dash clocks with fuel and oil. speedo and rev counter gauges. it currently has a full maniflow small bore exhaust system fitted with could do with a good polish. i haven't changed the bumpers but they seem in good condition. and i haven't fitted a grill yet as was undecided about what grill to fit. probably a mk1 grill would look best.
i have fitted a full spax suspension kit from minisport worth £400 and full set of rubber cones £130 all new http://www. minisport. com/susckit01-performance-handling-kits-with-spax-shock-absorbers. html i have fitted new 7. 9 vented 4 pot alloy caliper brake kit from minisport worth £350 when bought and new back plates complete with finned alloy rear hubs and new handbrake cables all new http://www. minisport. com/7-9-vented-brake-kit-with-alloy-calipers. htmli have fitted fitted 6x10 mambas alloy wheels and also have a 5th wheel spare to match they all have yokohama advance AO32r tyres fitted and rich brook flush alloys valves cost over £500.
other things about the cars engine then. br>most of the engine work was carried out in 08 and since the complete engine and gearbox rebuild it has done around 16000 miles.  
1410 cc engine 1275gt block with offset bore to 73. 00mm and fitted with minispares evolution pistons and a 84. 00mm offset ground A+ crank using MG midget connecting rods. this was all carried out by Robert Walker Engineering Ltd and also had a centre main strap fitted. new cam bearings. lightened cooper s fly wheel all balanced and built up with new bearing. have a receipt to prove at £846
Camshaft is a newman cams fast road item and gives 420tho lift with the minispares 1. 5 ratio purple rockers fitted. pulls smoothly from 1000rpm and picks up well from 2500 rpm and tops out about 5500rpm
Cylinder head has 35. 6mm stainless race valves and 31mm rim flow exhaust fitted in minispares bronze guides new around 8k ago. double valve springs shimmed to suit cam lift. prefers to be run on super unleaded or better.  also has facet fuel pump fitted with regulator in engine bay.
A series gear box reconditioned by John @ Guessworks including : Molybdemun competition diff pin. central oil pickup and baffle/ windage tray (3. 2 diff) for £280. fully floating minispares primary gear bush and magnetic filter fitted before the oil pump. orange clutch cover fitted.
Electronic ignition fitted: Aldon dizzy with tailored advance curve. sports coil and Aldon silicone plug leads. HIFF44 carb on reworked Peco manifold and K& N filter. Minispares super 2 core radiator and fan. Maniflow stage 2 LCB. RC40 centre section and Maniflow rear exhaust.  

TO FINISH OFF FOR MOT. BRAKES WILL NEED BLEEDING. SUSPENSION SETTING TO DESIRED HEIGHT AND SMALL PATCH WELDING ON DRIVERS SIDE REAR ARCH AS WHEN RESTORING SUSPENSION DICOVERED A RUST SPOT SO CUT OUT FOR FIXING. AND THE NORMAL GREASING OF HUBS AND RADIUS ARMS. NEW BATTERY ALSO.  

THANKS FOR VIEWING MY MINI FOR SALE. ANY QUESTIONS PLS FEEL FREE TO ASK. DONT WANT ANY SWAPS THANKS. OCATED IN MANCHESTER. OLLY 07809472033 
***** £200 DEPOSIT TO BE PAID IMMEDIATELY @ END OF AUCTION *****
***** WILL NEED TO BE COLLECTED ON TRAILER AND WITHIN 2 DAYS UNLESS DISCUSSED PRIOR TO AUCTION ENDING  *****



On 07-Mar-14 at 16:36:21 GMT. seller added the following information:

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On 08-Mar-14 at 21:25:47 GMT. seller added the following information:

****** just been asked if it had been on a rolling road and it has the print out is present and results were: peak power 99. 6bhp @ 5683rpm and peak torque 103 lb. ft @ 4891 rpm. *****

***** she was painted last yr but been dry stored in my workshop since. not polished since painting. *****

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Comments and questions to the seller:

from Toni , dated 16 november 2014
Dear seller,
i am from germany and very interested in your classic mini. so what would be the price if i´d come to you and buy the car? is everything ok, would it drive to germany without problems?
thank you in forward
Toni


from Ollie Akehurst, dated 28 june 2014
Hi,
could you send a picture or just put a picture of the engine bay on the ad please? Cheers.

Regards,
Ollie Akehurst.


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