BODY 1991 Mini Cooper, blasted, all original panels, rear seat base overhang and rear companion bins removed, tubbed rear arches, modified boot floor and rear valance for exhaust, GRP bonnet and bootlid, MkI rear light and grille conversion, Curley carbon-fibre bumpers and Miglia arches, carbon-fibre mirrors, custom fabricated cast alloy/bronze engraved petrol cap, heated windscreen, pressed aluminium numberplates. Paint: Porsche Grauschwarz with black roof. ENGINE A-Series block rebuilt by ‘Benross’ with plus-0.020-inch cast Omega 10cc dished pistons, ARP bolts, MED centre main strap, Avonbar Phase 2 camshaft, standard crank and rods, ‘Turbo Phil’ cylinder head, fully ported, larger valves (35.7mm inlet, 29.5mm exhaust), race guides and springs, increased chamber volume (8.5:1 compression ratio), lightweight flywheel, GT1725 turbocharger on Fusion Fabrications manifold, HIF44 turbo carb with standard plenum chamber modified for bleed-off valve, Mini Spares two-core aluminium radiator, small Mocal 13-row oil cooler, solid engine mounts, Ford RS intercooler, custom pipework, red silicone hoses, Megajolt ECU, modified wiring loom, custom centre-exit exhaust. Power: 140bhp. TRANSMISSION Rebuilt Four-speed rod-change gearbox with helical gearset, straight-cut drop gears, cross-pin diff, ‘grey’ pre-Verto clutch diaphragm with rally clutch plate, KAD internal gear linkage. SUSPENSION Rebuilt and powder coated subframes, modified rear subframe to allow exhaust to pass through rear valance, Hi-Los, Gaz dampers, red spot rubber springs, adjustable tierods, bottom arms and rear camber/track brackets, poly bushed all round. BRAKES 8.4-inch disc assemblies with KAD four- pot aluminium callipers (front), finned aluminium drums (rear), braided hoses, KAD adjustable brake bias kit. WHEELS AND TYRES Refurbished Compomotive Motorsport 7x13-inch ‘TH’ wheels in Ford fitment, custom-made G23 Engineering PCD adaptors/spacers, 175/50x13 Nankang NS-2R trackday tyres. INTERIOR Safety Devices rollcage powder-coated metallic red, retrimmed Lotus Elise seats and matching headlining, Curley carbon-fibre dash and gauge pod, Curley doorcards, four point harnesses, rebuilt 1950s Ford speedo, selection of other old non-standard gauges, AEM wideband AFR gauge, wood-rim steering wheel, modified TVR indicator stalks.