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Mini Magazine - - Custom Saloon -

BODY 1979 shell re­built with new in­ner and outer wings, A-pan­els and front panel, sills and rear valance, wheel arch ex­ten­sions, fi­bre­glass MkI boot lid in­ner and outer skins on stan­dard steel cen­tre, dummy fuel filler neck, pressed steel grille. Paint: Volvo Polestar Blue with black grille. All bright­work sprayed black.

ENGINE MG Metro 1275cc A-plus block, new pis­ton rings and crank bear­ings, stan­dard head, camshaft and rock­ers, wa­ter-heated al­loy in­let man­i­fold, LCB ex­haust man­i­fold, stain­less steel pipe, Playmini back box, 1.5-inch HS 4 SU car­bu­ret­tor,K&N cone air fil­ter, al­loy ra­di­a­tor, DSN Clas­sics com­bined ther­mo­stat/engine steady bracket, sil­i­cone hoses.

TRANS­MIS­SION Pre-Verto clutch assem­bly, new mas­ter cylin­der stan­dard MG Metro ‘box re­built with new seals and gas­kets. Fi­nal drive ra­tio 3.44:1

SUS­PEN­SION Re­sprayed sub­frames. Hi-Los, KYB dampers, heavy-duty ad­justable tie rods, poly­bushes.

BRAKES Front: 7.5-inch discs with twin pis­ton op­posed Cooper cal­lipers, EBC GreenStuff brake pads. Rear: Al­loy Minifins, new mas­ter cylin­der.

WHEELS AND TYRES 6x10-inch Mamba rims shod in 165/70x10 Yoko­hama Ad­vans.

IN­TE­RIOR Smiths oil pres­sure and tem­per­a­ture gauges, bolt-in road-use rollcage re­sprayed Old English White, low-backed Co­bra bucket seats re­trimmed in pe­riod style with blue dou­ble-stitched seams, re-pro­filed rear seats, black head­lin­ing and door­cards, al­loy door fur­ni­ture, re­trimmed OMP steer­ing wheel, Momo pedal ex­ten­sions, hy­dro dip car­bon fi­bre ef­fect on switch/con­trol fa­cia, speedo bin­na­cle and steer­ing col­umn shroud, JVC sound sys­tem.

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