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#981082 - 17th Feb 2009 8:14pm endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration
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started on mates mini today.
heres a before.


heres where i got upto today.






plans are to put new panels on.
front panel,pair of wings,a panels,outer sills,scuttle panel,door step's,repair roof,front floor,a post, full respray.
engine check and paint. new window rubbers.

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#981083 - 18th Feb 2009 5:43pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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bit more cutting done today tracing the rot and cutting it out

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#981084 - 18th Feb 2009 5:48pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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cool, ide love a mini project

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#981085 - 19th Feb 2009 10:09am Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: Wheels]
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Nice one, there's only one way to do this!!
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#981086 - 19th Feb 2009 7:14pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: DavidB]
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bit more done today






got the door step and sill tacked in place ready for seam welding and cut the rot out and plated it and painted with zinc weld through primed before welding. hopefully it will help stop any further rust.
scuttle trial fitted will be welded tomorrow and cut the a post and door step and outer sill off on offside. and offside floor trimmed back ready for new floor pan.

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#981087 - 19th Feb 2009 7:26pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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yer cut the rot out is the only way to do it properely as just cleaning it up it'll just rot again in the same place.

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#981088 - 19th Feb 2009 9:44pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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I'm fearing doing my sills I tell you. Get some weld seal!
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#981089 - 20th Feb 2009 12:59pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: DavidB]
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wish I had that sort of skill, and be that brave....

Looking gud smile
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#981090 - 20th Feb 2009 4:25pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: golfvr]
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My mates part through doing his mini up. Just had a clubmam flip front fitted with a normal bonnet built into it. Looks mint.
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#981091 - 20th Feb 2009 6:58pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: Dave100e]
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only got that amount of skill from years of doing my own and other people's cars. saying that it's a case of having too the price garages charge.
nothing about brave as it's not my car it's my mates lad's who is only 17 and has a 1275 mini after passing his test first time
and i got the lovely job of rebuilding it back to better than when it was new.
i've had a clubman when i was 18 so a few years back loved it and i've now had 4 mini's and still got 2 off them both waiting for me to sort them out but hope to have one of them done ready for MINI 50 celebration's this year.

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#981092 - 20th Feb 2009 7:05pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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i think your doing a good job there mate happy

is that sierra going to be for Sale anytime soon? think
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#981093 - 20th Feb 2009 7:12pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: _Ste_]
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yep sierra will be for Sale just got to fit new fuel tank and pump and mot it then maybe use for a couple of weeks as i have missed driving it then it'll be up for Sale was going to do a couple of show's first but with work and having my mini to do i'll probably just do mini and show that instead.

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#981094 - 20th Feb 2009 7:14pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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good, i`ll keep an eye on the Sale section happy
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#981095 - 20th Feb 2009 7:16pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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got the near side fully seam welded today.

and cut the offside door step and a post out and tacked the new one in.


weld through primer before fitting new panel.

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#981096 - 20th Feb 2009 7:18pm Re: endoxr4x4: Mini Restoration [Re: endoxr4x4]
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no worries ste.

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