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Of humour, ho will remain nameless Then there were another two (nameless) gents, in sharp Ita.ian suits and dark glasses that came into the Cooper pit at Indianoplis during qualifying foi the world famous Indy 500 race. The Cooper F1 that John took to America in 1960 for Jack Brabham was the first ever rear-engined race car to challenge the front-engined roadsters of he locals at the very citadel of American motorsport. Within a couple of flying qualifying laps, Brabham showed them 'good ol'...

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Five for fast traffic duties and it was logical that their real heir should be another BMC product. Liverpool Pclice's first Coopers were 1967 Mkl Austins and, between 1967 and 1971, the force registered no fewer than 27 high performance Minis per year. At one stage Merseyside drivers were confronted by a 54-strong fleet of BMC WT2 'fridge white Cooper Mk2 Ss all Morris badged, bearing an 'OKD' licence prefix and sold via W Watson Ltd Of Fleet. Eight cars are known to survive, including two...

Mini

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February 2011 Miniworidcouk

Mini Cooper With 6x12 Group Arches

I've never had a Mini before this one, reveals 22-year old Jon Bligh from Devon. I really wanted to learn how to work on cars and I wanted something cheap and simple. I looked at Beetles and Mk1 Golfs, but the Mini seemed the best option. He decided the Mini would be the cheapest, and would have tie largest amount of spare parts available, together with the largest amount of friendly and helpful clubs. Jon paid 900 for this Mini City E at the start of 2008 which came from Tupman Minis - his...

Sic Or 4 Synchro Gear Kits

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February 2011 Miniworldcquk

Mountney four-spoke steering wheel has a nice chunky rim that's perfect for hanging onto when Martin is pedalling quickly Add-on centre console hides the heater and gives a better mounting position for the Pioneer head unit. The old-style graphic equaliser isn't wired ii at the morient, hence he smiley-face pattern of the sliders JMssbs Wiwdkkm amp Maputo tor MO Bright yellow could ne er be Inuu-key, hut the Clubby is still pretty subtle - perfect for high-speed music delivery w fet.tlfid The...

February 2011 Miwiworldcouk

JMsasa W m Mk amp feiiMsiiJ, MsssAmf rM No power tool collection is complete without a Dremel rotary tool hey are ideal for a wide range of Mini jobs, from trimming wheel arches to polishing bonnet badges. The latest Dremel 8200 has a rechargeable 10 8-volt lithium battery powering the 5.000-30,OOOrpm electric motor, so it's more portable than the mains variety but still as effective. This new model also has a brake, stopping the tool rotation instantly once the trigger is released, so you...

Miniv1i0rldc0uk February 2011

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Mini Movies

Se muiv muvtts amp iww.mitlivwiid.tuuk videu Mike Guido world's fastest clown shows us how to remove balljoints. Very funny www.youtube.com watch v FxCOWgsVHhQ Se muiv muvtts amp iww.mitlivwiid.tuuk videu Class 5C of Bedewell Primary School near Newcastle, had an extra-special maths lesson from their teacher, Fob. Explaining it to the head beforehand was the hardest part Head You want to do what with your class Rob Er explore capacity and measure in mathematics. Head ' You want to do what with...