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 Post subject: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:32 pm 
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subframes out ready for rebuild, hope to be ready for MTM2009 but long way to go still. will have pics soon.

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:40 pm 
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this is how it arrived on my doorstep, without my assistant mechanic in the back :(


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:28 pm 
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rear sub out at last


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:37 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
Good work Martin, has removing it made it any easier to get at the stubborn bolts ?

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 7:58 pm 
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Helped a lot Neil, lucky for me the 2 causing the problem were on the same side but got it free with a lot of elbow grease and a large pich bar :D

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:03 pm 
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next job


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:50 pm 
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rear sub out


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:01 pm 
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hope it goes back in :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:34 am 
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Whats your location?: Ballyhooly, North Cork
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What Minis have you?: 1967 Morris Cooper, 1967 Austin Mini auto, 1968 Wolseley Hornet x2, 1981 Clubman Estate
Location: Ballyhooly North Cork
Keep up the good work Martin,

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:05 pm 
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Hello Martin look's great work what you have done so far,keep it up regard's jon :twisted:


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:31 pm 
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thanks guys for the support, wait until i start the rebuild then the questions will start.


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:32 pm 
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oops a pic a bit big lol

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:40 pm 
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my 1275 just removed


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 12:04 pm 
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Any update on the Build Martin ??? :D

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 12:36 pm 
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Hey Darren great to see you back, work is still in progress on the car but i have gone totally mad and bought another 93 sprite and its on the road :D its also booked for the MTM.

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:06 pm 
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Whats your location?: Between an A series and a G13B
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 61 van,68 MKII,
75 Clubman estate,
80 1275GT
91 RSP Cooper
Location: Between an A series and a G13B
Good to see your making progress Martin and the fact that you have only bought one other mini does not make you mad,around here it would make you one of the sane ones.

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 7:51 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
Weber45
S/C CR gearbox and drop gears
Location: Longford
The mad ones tend to buy Minis and then leave them sitting around the place waiting for them to "mature".

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:34 am 
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Whats your location?: Ballyhooly, North Cork
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What Minis have you?: 1967 Morris Cooper, 1967 Austin Mini auto, 1968 Wolseley Hornet x2, 1981 Clubman Estate
Location: Ballyhooly North Cork
The Marcos Graveyard wrote:
The mad ones tend to buy Minis and then leave them sitting around the place waiting for them to "mature".


Am I paranoid or was that a subtle dig?

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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 8:04 pm 
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Yes!


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 Post subject: Re: 93 sprite project
PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:39 am 
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However the cleverly mad ones buy ones that dont rust.....like....umm....a marcos for example :lol:

I will see you at the MTM so Martin..... 8) Good to see the Minis are multiplying......it means you are hooked now !!! :twisted: Should be a doddle to put the other sprite together since you have one for comparison now !! :!:

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