Minis For Sale on BAT

Started by MiniDave, January 08, 2015, 01:41:54 PM

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BruceK

Here's a nice Mk. I Cooper S on Hemmings.    Lots of modifications, including a rear wiper.  Seems priced kinda high to me.  But maybe not considering the prices paid for other, non-running Mk. I Cooper S cars lately?

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/mini/cooper-s/1897691.html
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

BruceK

Another Mini offered on a BAT auction:

http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1974-leyland-mini-1000/

This one used to live in New Zealand and has a some very unusual rust.     Well, actually, it's regular old rust, but it is in an unusual place. 

My guess is that it will sell for $7500.
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

BruceK

1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

BruceK

1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

Tim

It's had a few mods to the doors...

MiniDave

Lets see.......according to the ad

Rear wheel drive!

New 11 gallon gas tank!

Leather interior!  (I saw one seat?)

Front scope!

Refinished headliner!

Sold right down the road from our man Dan, wonder if he bought this to go with Rusty?   ;D
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1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

94touring

Lol I do not need any more projects!

BruceK

Why would someone fit suicide doors to a Mini?
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

BruceK

There's a pretty nice rally Mini featured over on BAT now.   It's on eBay with a Buy it Now of $34K

http://bringatrailer.com/2017/01/17/2nd-in-class-at-targa-newfoundland-1962-austin-mini-cooper/

1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

MiniDave

#59
I saw that.....did the other two on BaT sell yet?

Just checked, the Leyland 1000 is at $3800 with 5 hours to go, so we'll see where it finishes up around 3 this afternoon....

I noticed that really nice blue Cooper S at Mecum Jim posted did not sell at $34K....a buddy in Va was bidding on it, I guess it crossed his limit.
Complete failure at retirement

1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

BruceK

Quote from: BruceK on January 13, 2017, 04:05:48 PM
Another Mini offered on a BAT auction:

http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1974-leyland-mini-1000/

This one used to live in New Zealand and has a some very unusual rust.     Well, actually, it's regular old rust, but it is in an unusual place. 

My guess is that it will sell for $7500.

It just sold for $7,300 with a lot of bidding activity at the end.    Seems to be a very good place to sell. 
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

MiniDave

#61
Did you see the wagon for sale in Seattle? $11,500 and a really nice woody wagon......I'll see if I can find the ad.

http://www.minimania.com/cars4sale/14159/1962_Austin_Countryman_Wagon_850cc
Complete failure at retirement

1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

BruceK

BAT is featuring one of the limited edition ERA Mini Turbos, which is offered for under $30K.   

Not everyone's cup of tea, but a significant model in Mini history.

http://bringatrailer.com/2017/01/18/rare-era-turbo-1990-mini-in-texas
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

MiniDave

Wow, did you see how crowded that engine compartment is with the turbo and A/C? Yikes!  :-\

I tried to buy one of those out of Canada aboot 10 years ago but could not get it into the US due to the 25 year rule - I had a 27K car for just over $10 grand......
Complete failure at retirement

1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

BruceK

Quote from: MiniDave on January 19, 2017, 11:19:01 AM
Wow, did you see how crowded that engine compartment is with the turbo and A/C? Yikes!  :-\

I tried to buy one of those out of Canada aboot 10 years ago but could not get it into the US due to the 25 year rule - I had a 27K car for just over $10 grand......
Yeah, the engine bay is a nightmare. But at least there is the simplicity of no computer/no fuel injection.

A car like this for $10K would have been a great deal and very tempting. 
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

MiniDave

The Canadian one didn't have A/C, and was left drive so it was a bit simpler......not much tho. It was bright red too!
Complete failure at retirement

1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

BruceK

Quote from: MiniDave on January 18, 2017, 03:24:52 PM
Did you see the wagon for sale in Seattle? $11,500 and a really nice woody wagon......I'll see if I can find the ad.

http://www.minimania.com/cars4sale/14159/1962_Austin_Countryman_Wagon_850cc
That's a bargain.  If he put it back together he could ask a lot more.
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

BruceK

1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

MiniDave

#68
So they offered a diesel in the Metro? Makes sense that they would in Europe but I had never heard of it.....

I don't know why but these wheels look awful on that car - I've seen plenty of 13" wheels that look fine on a Mini (my car has them too) but for some reason these don't.
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1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

Jimini II

They used a Peugeot 1.4 diesel in the later Metros, not very powerful but 50 plus mpg all day long.
Those wheels look like they are being used with wide spacers as the offset is not that wide, i guess that is why he is using massive mudflaps as well.

MPlayle

Could the wide stance be dictated by the front suspension?  If the whole setup from the diesel Metro was transferred, did it have a wider track then the Mini, thus requiring the rear to be spaced out to match?  (Kind of like many of the Honda motor transplants.)


MiniDave

Most of the Honda transplants use stock Mini suspension, so the track is standard, they may use disc brakes that use wheels with a wider offset and stance.
Complete failure at retirement

1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

BruceK

1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
1992 Toyota LiteAce (JDM)
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

MPlayle

That was also posted over on Mini Mania.  Over there, the seller has indicated it sold.


MiniDave

Complete failure at retirement

1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2014 Audi Allroad

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