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PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:36 pm 
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Of course I knew it was a centre trap thingy.

Im just thinking of the less technically minded on the site






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PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:48 pm 
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Whats your location?: South Dublin
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What Minis have you?: 1995 Mini Mayfair
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So you were talking to me :lol: And thanks for the consideration :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:56 am 
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Bit of an update. Pauls basically finished the engine and box.

He took a couple of snaps before it gets dropped back in.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:12 pm 
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Whats your location?: Stepaside, Dublin
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What Minis have you?: Mk1 Racer and Mk2 CKD
Location: Dublin
Frickin sweet Maxi!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:14 pm 
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What Minis have you?: 97 rover cooper sportspack, a bloody metro and MY 61 mini van
Location: athboy, co. meath
i think i just came a little.......... :shock:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:30 pm 
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Whats your location?: knockbine
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ballymitty
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What Minis have you?: 1972 pick up
1979 leyland
88 designer
Location: south east region
i want it :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:17 pm 
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Whats your location?: South Dublin
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What Minis have you?: 1995 Mini Mayfair
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i think i just came a little.......... :shock:


A little? :shock: I just painted my sitting room white! :shock: That thing will be s**t quick Maxi!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:23 pm 
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Hello Maxi that look's very sweet ,regards jon 8) :twisted: 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:32 pm 
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Whats your location?: Longford
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What Minis have you?: 1971 Mini Marcos.
1984 Mini Sprite
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Modifications: 1380cc
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S/C CR gearbox and drop gears
Location: Longford
Nice to see the progress Maxi.

Kudos to Mr. Hickey on the quality of his work. 8)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:33 pm 
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picking jaw off floor :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
wish i had money to do that

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:08 pm 
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Ive seen this car up in Paul's workshop as its progressed and its looking class... excellent work Mr Hickey... Maxi id say your dieng to get it out for a spin :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:45 pm 
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Money well spent!

Benny is gunna be a little rocket!!

How much is the insurance?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:49 pm 
i think i just got the pot noodle horn......nice wan maxi, and excellent work as ever mister merlin......


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:09 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
Great to see progress on this Maxi.I hope your overseeing all technical operations as usual.When will you be on the road(MTM???)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:46 pm 
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What Minis have you?: Mk1 Austin Mini,Mk3 Layland Mini,72Van,81 Clubman Estate, 87 Race carand a 2000 Rover Cooper.
Modifications: Mk1: 998 with flat top slipper pistons, 286 cam, 12G940 head 11:1 compression twin inch and a half SU's 5 speed gearbox. Mk3 998 automatic no mods, 72Van is a pile of rust, , Racer is being built but has the works and the 2000 rover cooper needs an engine again :(
Location: Dublin
Thanks for all the nice complements,

I would just like to thank Maxi for giving me the opportunity to do this project there has been a steep learning curve on it which Maxi has been very patient trough but I am very happy with the end result,

The gearbox an clutch setup has just been fitted and tomorrow should see Benny get his new hart,

again thanks for the complements
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 6:25 pm 
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Whats your location?: Longford
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What Minis have you?: 1971 Mini Marcos.
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Pics and video please..... :D

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 6:55 pm 
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Whats your location?: Cavan
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What Minis have you?: 1966 850,92 city,98 2.5turbo R33 Nissan Skyline and a 1979 Mini Clubman
Modifications: To many to list!
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Ooooh shiny :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 7:25 pm 
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[quote="The Marcos Graveyard"]Pics and video please..... :D[/quote]
ya want to see more :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 7:43 pm 
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Whats your location?: SOUTH EASTERN REGION
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What Minis have you?: 1971 Mini 1000, Yellow 1980 Super Deluxe, 1977 Mini Pick-up, 1980 Minivan, 2003 Vectra GTS Turbo Sport, 1993 Calibra, 2001 Transit Recovery Truck.
Location: Courtown. Wexford.
That thing wil sound amazing let alone go like dry dog crap off the end of a sandy shovel.......... I think i'm in the wrong business. Any jobs going where you work Maxi??? :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:24 pm 
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Whats your location?: THE FRIDGE
Region: Aboard
What Minis have you?: 110bhp 1968 mkII
Modifications: NEW Custom flakey paint
Location: The Fridge I told ye!!
looksh shexy!!

nearly there Maximus!!

great work Paul!
does this mean you'll be able to take KAZ in sooner for his new 32valve HRE cylinder head and spaghetti lsd thingy?
only jokin! :lol:

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What Minis have you?: Mk1 Austin Mini,Mk3 Layland Mini,72Van,81 Clubman Estate, 87 Race carand a 2000 Rover Cooper.
Modifications: Mk1: 998 with flat top slipper pistons, 286 cam, 12G940 head 11:1 compression twin inch and a half SU's 5 speed gearbox. Mk3 998 automatic no mods, 72Van is a pile of rust, , Racer is being built but has the works and the 2000 rover cooper needs an engine again :(
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34 valve head you numpty lol


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:36 pm 
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Whats your location?: Firhouse
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What Minis have you?: '90 mini 998cc
Modifications: Straight through exhaust, bucket seats stage 1, 12x6 matt black revo's, matt black paint job(work in progress)
Location: Firhouse
i wanna see this thing move!! :shock:

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:17 am 
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kerryminigringo wrote:
Great to see progress on this Maxi.I hope your overseeing all technical operations as usual.When will you be on the road(MTM???)


Absolutely Aidan, you know me :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I'll be on the road soon, no rush as I told Paul I just want it to be right.

Now, who was talking about a IMOC trackday again?? :P


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:48 pm 
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Whats your location?: THE FRIDGE
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What Minis have you?: 110bhp 1968 mkII
Modifications: NEW Custom flakey paint
Location: The Fridge I told ye!!
great to hear your going to be back on the road with Benny soon!

cant wait to see/hear his newness! :D

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:57 pm 
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Hi Maxi
This looks like its going to be a really hot power plant can't wait to see it in action around mondello
Merlin
Who did the manifold it looks really good and I have to upgrade the exhaust on my seven


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