Not much done past few days, just working out the best way to cut out the rust and what panels needed.. yes there are many :)
Thanks for the advice guys, much appreciated.
With some thought in mind, when I get the shell up on the rollover jig, I will be adding a...
Wow that was some van!
Lol you’re correct... the bottom 6”s of this car will end up in the bins!
Thanks for the info, very interesting.
I’m still doing some research, but I may have had some luck with the engine. It’s not the original, the...
Did similar to my first mini in the 80’s
I know where you’re coming from, although it’s nice to have a car I can work on without having to plug in...
I like a challenge! As you say most panels are available, hopefully it’ll go well.
yes it apparently got a new panel in the 70’s to get a mk2 look. It was not the best of jobs, the whole rear panel is hanging off. Fortunately the...
indeed.. it’s going to be a long learning curve but I love a challenge:)
Thanks for the tip, home made trolley coming up :)
The glass is about the only decent bit on it
I’m 6ft4” and find them surprisingly roomy inside.
They are fun.. this is my 7th mini, I’ve got a mk3 (1976) that is on the road thankfully
It’s bolted under the boot floor and rear seat you can imagine the state of the rear floor.
Hi all, I’ve been over in the beginners mig section getting some great advice so thought I’d start a build thread.
A couple of weeks ago I picked...
Great advice, much appreciated.
I’ll report back on the next stage.. plug welding the half floor panel into place. Cutting the old one out today...
Thank you.. I’ll do my best, will just keep plugging away (no pun intended) tip noted and will take your advice
Thank you, I’ve ordered a copper plate so will fill them in and get it a bit neater. Take care.
Thank you, much appreciated. Operating the handbrake feels good, tiny bit of movement however I’m sure that will stop once the floor goes in,...
Yes, well in two halves (complete with sills already attached) the tunnel looks okay, the crossmember has seen better days though. I wanted to get...
Thanks guys, sorry I should have said I’m using Argoshield And a Clarke 130.
I think it’s on the lowest heat setting so I’ll turn the wire speed...
This is my first weld on the car (classic mini)
I thought it looked ok until I ground it back.
Any suggestions appreciated
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