Gerald and Siobhan’s Italian Job
MEMBER SINCE 2018 | MODEL “Italian Job”| YEAR 1993 | ENGINE CC 1275
DETAILS OF ANY MODIFICATIONS & ACCESSORIES:
Complete Bodywork overhaul following 10 years of being SORN
ANY OTHER INTERESTING FEATURES?
Few non spec features:
Non- white front grill
(Very poorly fitted) sunroof
ANY PROBLEMS YOU’VE HAD WITH YOUR MINI?
Not very watertight, rain gets in and fills the wells in the cabin and boot
Front end damage within first week of buying - careless 3rd Party
Front wheel folded at speed on a roundabout (lower arm nut came loose)
Very annoying rattle that I just can’t locate
ANYTHING YOU’D LIKE TO DO TO YOUR MINI IN THE FUTURE?
Replace sunroof with Panoramic roof
Tint rear and side windows
Replace wheel arches with trim (personal preference)
Fit a Dash Board and reposition stereo
Add a M/C rally half roof rack
WHATS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE JOURNEY IN YOUR MINI?
The wheel collapsing proved to be quite memorable and lost me some confidence, but “time is a great healer”
WHAT JOURNEY WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO WITH YOUR MINI?
London To Brighton, just because
Riviera run sounds fun too
WHATS THE MOST FUN YOU HAVE HAD IN YOUR MINI?
We have a fun twisty road near to where we live that is made for mini’s, makes me smile every time we drive along it but also looking forward to a camping trip at some point in the near future
WHY DID YOU BUY A MINI?
Felt left out borrowing my wife’s all the time LOL