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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:59 pm 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
Thanks Dylan

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:33 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
Looking forward to seeing that big shiny head of yours flying along in this yoke,should be some laugh :D

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:59 pm 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
It will be a lot shinier after driving this alright. My last few hair will be blown off. Anyone in south-east know of anyone that will do an engineer report on this car for me

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:01 pm 
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Whats your location?: knockbine
tullycanna
ballymitty
co. wexford.
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1972 pick up
1979 leyland
88 designer
Location: south east region
Any simi garage can do an engineers report jp, Declan power done mine

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:19 pm 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
Got a bit more done this week on the shorty. Mostly cosmetic so far.
New steering wheel
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Seats back after been recovered
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New brake cylinders and brake shoes
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Also started to strip the engine today. The clutch is out and the new one ready to go back in. Learned more about minis this week than I have in the last 20. Great fun learning

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:58 am 
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Joined: Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:05 am
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Whats your location?: Longford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1971 Mini Marcos.
1984 Mini Sprite
PROJECT X
Modifications: 1380cc
Weber45
S/C CR gearbox and drop gears
Location: Longford
Well todays lesson is how to fit brake shoes correctly, your trailing shoe is on upside down. 8) :wink: :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:43 am 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
See I'm only learning. My change it back again so.

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2014 12:53 pm 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
Got a lot more done on this over the past few days. Hoping to have it for the Waterford truck and motor show on Sunday. Engine is in and running. Stated to put back on bumpers grills and so on. Hope to be able test drive it this evening.

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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2014 8:00 am 
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Whats your location?: wexford
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What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
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Last few bit today hopefully. Twin exhaust fitted yesterday. Just the dash to finish off today. Been a slow progress but finally coming to an end.
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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:06 pm 
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Whats your location?: wexford
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1960 Austin seven
142 Mini countryman
Finally finished this and out enjoying the fine evenings in it. Here are the final photos of it
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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:38 am 
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Whats your location?: Dublin,
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1275 MkIII
Modifications: Few bits
Location: Dublin,
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 Post subject: Re: Project Shorty
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:53 am 
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Whats your location?: Castledaly.......
between Athlone & Moate
Co. Westmeath
Region Midlands
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 1988 Black; MaryQuant Designer
Modifications: Just a fresh new face, no engine mods yet !!!!!! Loads still to do.
Love it, JP. .... Looking forward to seeing it at some of the runs !!!


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