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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:39 pm 
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Whats your location?: Between an A series and a G13B
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 60 Austin Se7en
61 van,68 MKII,
75 Clubman estate,
80 1275GT
91 RSP Cooper
Location: Between an A series and a G13B
With just over a week and a half until we line up for MTM 2014 now is a good time to start preparing for the big day if you have not done so already.
All participants are reminded to ensure that their car is in roadworthy condition and in good mechanical order so as to cover the 450 aprox miles from Malin Head to Mizen Head.Wheel bearings,ball joints,fan belts,cooling system,drive shafts,brakes,lights and all other systems on your Mini should be checked over and any faults rectified before you set off. The recovery crew will maintain a steady pace behind the last Mini but should you deviate from the route or spend an inordinate amount of time sightseeing, you may be left behind and the recovery crew may not be able to help you should you need assistance.And remember that it is a RECOVERY service and not a breakdown service so if you are unfortunate enough to suffer a breakdown they will endeavour to get you on your way but any large scale mechanical problems will leave them no other choice than to load up your Mini and leave it to a safe place.Proper preparation of your Mini now should help to ensure you complete the event without a hitch and will also enable you to have a better experience without the stress of breakdowns.Also as this event is being held on public roads it is up to each entrant to ensure that their Mini is in full compliance with the rules of the road and has proper insurance cover,tax and nct where applicable.

Below is a list of suggested items to bring with you:
1. A fully inflated spare tyre,a can of tyre weld, a jack and wheel brace.
2. Oil, Brake Fluid,a small jerry can of petrol & Water/Coolant;
3. A set of spanners. 7/16", 1/2", 9/16" will cover most things (11mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm if you're stuck)
4. A fan belt, head gasket and a set of points (make sure they are the right ones for your Mini)
5. A coil and a condenser(make sure they are the right ones for your Mini)
6. A bottle of good rad sealer.
7. A mobile phone/charger and a warning triangle.
8. Enough cash to pay for your accommodation, petrol, food, and drink!
9.A Sat Nav for use with the tulip diagrams.
10.A head gasket
If you feel the need to add anything else to the spares list feel free to and have fun getting ready for MTM 2014.Not long now. :D :D :D :D

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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 12:26 am 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
I take it club merchandise will be available if anyone wishes to pre order off Liam.

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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 10:29 pm 
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Whats your location?: Between an A series and a G13B
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 60 Austin Se7en
61 van,68 MKII,
75 Clubman estate,
80 1275GT
91 RSP Cooper
Location: Between an A series and a G13B
Yes it will JP,Liam will be there with a full range of merchandise for those that wish to purchase it.

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