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Mini Magazine - - Custom 1293 City -

BODY 1989 Mini City E Au­to­matic, re­stored with new front panel, bon­net, new doorskin and rear valance, re­place­ment driver’s door, Mini spe­cial arches, Mini­va­tion bon­net hinges, wavy grille, smoked side re­peaters, chrome wiper arms, jets and scut­tle bungs, Cater­ham door mir­rors, flip­top fuel filler cap, chrome rear num­ber­plate lamp, 1275 GT bootlid badge, pressed num­ber­plates. Paint: Pro­ton Burnt Or­ange with metal­lic black roof. EN­GINE 1275 Metro A-plus re­bored to 1293cc, He­po­lite high-com­pres­sion pis­tons, light­ened and bal­anced crank­shaft and con-rods, Piper 285 camshaft, Du­plex tim­ing chain, light­ened fly­wheel, AP Rac­ing clutch, mod­i­fied ported and pol­ished big-valve cylin­der head, Al­don Yel­low dis­trib­u­tor, alu­minium ra­di­a­tor, blue sil­i­cone hoses, twin 1.25-inch HS2 SU carbs with ram pipes and RamAir sock fil­ters, Facet fuel pump, pres­sure reg­u­la­tor, stain­less steel LCB man­i­fold, cus­tom­made stain­less steel twin-box cen­tre-exit ex­haust. TRANS­MIS­SION Four-speed A-plus gear­box with straight-cut gearset, stan­dard he­li­cal drop gears, 3.1:1-ra­tio fi­nal drive. SUS­PEN­SION Re­fur­bished sub­frames in­clud­ing re­place­ment front man­ual item, Mini Sport Ad­justa Rides, bot­tom arms, tie-rods and rear cam­ber/track brack­ets, Spax ad­justable dampers, poly­bushed all round. BRAKES 7.5- inch disc as­sem­blies with Mini Sport four- pot cal­lipers and EBC Green­stuff pads (front), finned alu­minium drums (rear), yel­low tag master cylin­der, braided hoses. WHEELS AND TYRES 6x10-inch John Brown Wheels Mamba al­loys, 165/70x10 Yoko­hama A032R tyres. IN­TE­RIOR Co­bra Clas­sic bucket seats with rear seats trimmed to match, TRS har­nesses, drilled door fur­ni­ture, quick­shift with ex­tended gear lever, cen­tre bin­na­cle with Cooper 100mph speedo, Smith’s rev counter, ex­posed painted dash rails, cus­tom pol­ished alu­minium switch panel, Mini­va­tion cup hold­ers, Mount­ney 13-inch woodrim steer­ing wheel, six-point Safety De­vices rollcage pow­der-coated in sil­ver.

Sil­ver rollcage looks the part and adds ex­tra safety for track­day use.

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