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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:46 pm 
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https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for-sale/1972-mini-1000cc/19680839

Whats the opinion on this one?


6222ZC was probably scrapped a long time ago. The rear seat belt fittings are definitely from a much newer car.


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:16 pm 
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It looks like another to me


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:25 pm 
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My opinion is its just wrong to put gloss red roof and stripes on a rust coulored mini.
If it is a 1ltr I would say '87 -'91.
A look under the bonnet would help.

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:53 pm 
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Thats what i was thinking that a look under the bonnet could or would tell a lot.
To my mind an original 1972 mini would be worth a tidy sum in todays market so i dont understand why you would make a rarish model look like every other mini from the latter years. I know that we all did it back in the day when minis were all over the place in the early 1980's and we tried to put a few goodies into and onto them and the cars were not worth a whole lot so it didnt matter too much and they were plenty of them around. Each to their own i guess


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:14 pm 
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i'd happily change my '93 for a '73 - yea, and before you mention it, *NOT* with a log-book and a set of plates. :evil:

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:24 pm 
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I think a nice Mk3 early 70's Mini looks great. Take Eamospud's '72 850, a super little car that has had twin carbs and a bigger exhaust fitted and it goes like stink. Nothing that can't be put back to standard if required.

Each to their own I know but 6222 ZC is definitely a ringer.


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:13 pm 
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Billy wrote:
I think a nice Mk3 early 70's Mini looks great. Take Eamospud's '72 850, a super little car that has had twin carbs and a bigger exhaust fitted and it goes like stink. Nothing that can't be put back to standard if required.

Each to their own I know but 6222 ZC is definitely a ringer.

I agree, twin carbs and a bigger exhaust is an acceptable and worthwhile modification and as you say nothing that can't be changed back. The essence and originality is still there and the car is straight and honest and i think more appealing as a result.


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:26 pm 
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https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for ... n/20022054 ?


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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And just so the reg isn't forgotten when the ad expires, Kevin in Elphin says it's MIP557

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https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for-sale/1965-mini-1-3-muilti-fuel-injestion/20022054 ?


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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Someone on here may know some parts of the car. It’s got loads of imoc stickers on it

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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Wonder what the previous registration was on it

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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Haven't had any in a while but here's one in Enniscorthy using a 1978 plate RZR708

https://www.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/1 ... n/20785221


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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Whats your location?: Longford
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Being listed as a 91, must have been in two minds about it !!

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:58 pm 
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Has to be the worse plate swap of all times. Seriously


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for ... i/21967199

No way this is a 63 car ?


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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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Oh, I don't know, could have been an advanced pre-production model.. ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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1993 cooper spi-completly stripped and upside down!
the long term project(advantage) courtesy of mr skelly!!
rotten shell-found a floor repair panel in the boot tho!
https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for ... d/22200069

something up here?

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 Post subject: Re: Another Dodgy Mini
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Would love to bring it to the VRT,
Year of first registration 1963
Year of manufacture 1992.
If the V5 carried the correct new chassis number which is possable with a car reshelled in the UK how would the VRT handle it.

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