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Iain’s Mini City

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Iain’s Mini City

MEMBER SINCE 2017 | MODEL City | YEAR 1984 | ENGINE CC 1330

DETAILS OF ANY MODIFICATIONS & ACCESSORIES:
Completely rebuilt from the ground up
Morris Mk 1 front grill
Tubbed rear arches
Red dot front Rubber cones and coil over rear springs
Cooper S Brakes
MB Split rim Alloy wheels
Very high spec 1330cc engine with Swift tune SW23T Camshaft, Belt drive cam gears, Big valve Head and SU Carbs

ANY OTHER INTERESTING FEATURES?
The Ignition in controlled by an OMEX ECU taking measurements from Engine speed, air inlet temperature, water temperature and throttle position

ANY PROBLEMS YOU’VE HAD WITH YOUR MINI?
Not yet – fingers crossed

ANYTHING YOU’D LIKE TO DO TO YOUR MINI IN THE FUTURE?
I would like to change the cylinder head to a seven port running throttle body injection

WHATS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE JOURNEY IN YOUR MINI?
Travelling to Mini in the Park at Santa Pod from my home in Wiltshire via Surrey and back via Buckinghamshire visiting friends and family on the way

WHAT JOURNEY WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO WITH YOUR MINI?
I would like to do the Brands Hatch to Spa Mini run

WHATS THE MOST FUN YOU HAVE HAD IN YOUR MINI?
I loved the track day I did at Castle Combe Circuit a couple of years ago

WHY DID YOU BUY A MINI?
I was a Ford Boy until I had an RS2000 Stolen and couldn’t afford insurance for another so a mate suggested I should think about a Mini

Auto & Retro Festival, Lydiard Park – Saturday 22 July 2017

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Auto & Retro Festival, Lydiard Park – Saturday 22 July 2017

Not a good start to the day for Nick as his Mayfair was found to be leaking petrol and had to be returned home for inspection by him and Paul.  The decision was made for Nick to attend in the BMW so all the kit from the Mayfair had to be transferred over which meant we were by now running a bit late.

We met up with other members at the big Asda in Swindon on the way.  Finding our way on to the site was not easy this year as the sign posting was not very clear as to which entrance we needed to use.

Once on site we set up the gazebo and put the display boards up, put the kettle on, and then . . . it rained!!!!

Not such a good turn out by other clubs this year and not so many stalls to look around . . . possibly because of the weather.

All in all a bit of a wash out all round.

Club Social BBQ – Saturday 15th July 2017

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Club Social BBQ – Saturday 15th July 2017

This years’ club BBQ was hosted by Simon and Jen at their new house in Calne.  Nick took the small gazebo to put up in the garden (just in case) and was helped by the children to assemble it.

Jen had prepared some delicious salads to have with our range of meats that we had bought and that were cooked by Simon.

The weather was good to us this year and the sun shone with a little bit of breeze.

Myself, Nick and Rich Clark attended and Paul arrived with RAB which had just had his roof refurbished which we all admired.

Much discussions about minis (as you would expect) followed and a very pleasant time was had by all.

 Thank you to Jen, Simon and the children for hosting this year.