Austin Mini 1000 – Fully prepared hill climb/ sprint car 1982

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Lot No: 43

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1982 Austin Mini None £8250.00 + buyers premium


This Mini is a professionally built race prepared fully lightened hill climb and sprint car. The car is stunning and is finished in white with mica blue painted cobra stripes. Weber box converted bulkhead, turreted rear inner arches. Poly replacement side and rear windows, laminated front screen. Internal mods- rear seat case and rear pockets removed, alloy rear parcel shelf. Interior is finished in satin black, doors lightened and fitted with internal alloy panels. Full built in roll cage with removable side door bars. All fuel lines (braided), brake bias and electrics run internally, battery relocation kit fitted to front footwell complete with anderson battery plug and emergency kill switch/ isolator.

Moto-lite steering wheel on lowered steering column, Sparco race weight seat with special adjustable seat base, Sparco 3″ safety harness. Single screen wiper, clutch rest pedal, 80mm rear tow eye, twin front tow eyes, rear stabilizer, false front light stickers, fibre glass bonnet with raised air intake and quick release fixings, fibre glass boot lid.

Engine spec – Full house 136bhp 1380cc engine with 73.5mm Omega pistons, block turbo crankshaft and fully balanced rods and bottom end assembly, special profile 300 camshaft with matching followers, fully polished and ported big valve moorspeed cylinder head featuring oversize valves and isky springs with full race spec distributor. Front mounted oil cooler.

Gearbox spec – Fully rebuilt with straight cut close ration 4 speed gearbox and drop gears. Salisbury limited slip diff and altered crown wheel and pinion. One off internal gear rod change conversion.

Carburation – Split 45 DCOE weber carburators with Richard Longman inlet manifolds, special linkages and twin K&N air filters. Ducted air inlet.

Omex rev limiter with launch control with steering mounted button control. New facet red top fuel pumps, fuel regulator, alloy race fuel tank with internal foam baffles, breather pipe. New Mini spares 4 core radiator, KAD blue anodised engine steady, mini spares alloy rocker cover.

Fully rebuilt and powder coated front and rear subframes with new trailing arms and adjustable height alloy trumpet conversion, Spax adjustable shock absorbers, mini spares front and rear adjustable roll bars, fully adjustable special jointed negative camber bottom bars and adjustable R/J tie bars.

Brakes – New uprated turbo spec vented front disc brakes and mini-fin rears with uprated mini brakes.

Exhaust – Maniflow long centre branch exhaust manifold with large bore maniflow reverse megaphone exhaust system.

Wheels – Image specialist wheels (13″x8″) three pices split rims with new mirror polished outer rims and colour coded centres.

Tyres – Avon slicks soft compound (limited used) size 7.2/200 13″ slicks

This Mini is road legal and just requires a new MOT.

Full Details:

Lot No. 43
Auction 27th October 2017 - 95% SOLD
Vehicle Make Austin
Vehicle Model Mini
Year of Manufacture 1982
Mileage None
Registration XIB5186
Date first Registered 09-09-1982
MOT None
Chassis Number SAXXL2S1020143410
Engine Number 011844599H997P
Estimated Sale Price £7900 - 8750

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