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Old 12-23-2018, 11:40 AM
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Chopped and widen Classic

I picked up this Classic Mini with a 3” roof chop. I love this thing, but it needs way more power. Thinking of a B series conversion 200whp.

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Old 12-23-2018, 11:43 AM
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Say What!!!!

Nice! Very nice!

But why the flatbed?
 
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Nice! Very nice!

But why the flatbed?
It was delivered to me form 1100 miles away. The dirt, snow and salt covered it

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Old 12-23-2018, 12:53 PM
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Great looking modified Mini. Normally not a fan of the flares, but it works with the chopped roof-line.
 
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Old 12-23-2018, 02:57 PM
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Great looking modified Mini. Normally not a fan of the flares, but it works with the chopped roof-line.
thank you, I can’t wait to do a 5 speed 230hp motor swap

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I think you'll find it very difficult to get that much power to the ground in front drive and a 1300 lb car, a D series with 130hp is really quick and with the right final drive is a comfortable cruiser. It's also pretty easy to get over 100 hp at the wheels with a modified 1275.

If you go with a D series, look for a frame kit from McGee Custom Minis.

Let us know which way you go, we'd love to see pics of the build.
 
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Old 12-24-2018, 07:12 AM
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That thing is SWEET! it’s like a little British lead sled.
 
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Originally Posted by MINIdave View Post
I think you'll find it very difficult to get that much power to the ground in front drive and a 1300 lb car, a D series with 130hp is really quick and with the right final drive is a comfortable cruiser. It's also pretty easy to get over 100 hp at the wheels with a modified 1275.

If you go with a D series, look for a frame kit from McGee Custom Minis.

Let us know which way you go, we'd love to see pics of the build.
Or he could go this route. I sure it will handle 200+ HP.

https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...ml#post3797430

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Old 12-25-2018, 06:36 PM
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Yes, I've watched Binky from the beginning....there is a 4wd kit available from MiniTec too, they had 400hp in that one.
They also offer a rear drive V-6 kit, a local friend has built one and I got to drive it - with "only" 250 hp at the wheels, it was sick how fast it was! He has since added a supercharger!
 
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Old 12-25-2018, 09:11 PM
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Crazy!
400 Hp in a classic Mini? Even 250 hp...


 
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Here's a video of it.....

 
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like me...BIG modified jeep (with method rims) and a classic mini to race around in...all looking amazing!!!
 
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like me...BIG modified jeep (with method rims) and a classic mini to race around in...all looking amazing!!!
twins!!! The Jeep has become my favorite car

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