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Mini Leyland - Rocket!! 1981

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  • Closed: Tue 18 Dec 2012, 6:49 pm
Listing #: 540274044

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Features: Alarm
Totally restored! No expense spared…

1981 mini in mint condition. Leyland shaped body with hotted up 1275cc reconditioned engine!
Body has been stripped out and repainted.
Interior has all been redone
Goes, and sounds awesome and is a very powerful little car.

Specs as below:
ENGINE & GEARBOX:
Metro Head
Big ports
Cooper valves – reseated with a 3 angle cut
Planed – now running at 10.5:1 compression ratio
Standard rockers
Double valve springs
New stem seals
276 Megadyne performance Cam
New performance intake manifold
Lightened flywheel
New Coby LCB extractors
1 x 1¾” HIF44 Carburetor
New rings
New big end & main bearings
Reconditioned G-Box
New heavy duty clutch & Pressure plate
Cermachromed bell housing & cover
New frost plugs
Reconditioned starter motor
Electronic ignition
New dual timing chain & gears

BODY & CHASIS
Body has been stripped right out and painted by Craig Price paint & panel in Nelson. Has a Union jack decal on roof with clear coats over the top of it.
Has no rust
Chasis & subframes are all in good nick.

SUSPENSION & WHEELS
Brand new Monroe GT gas suspension
12” minilite mags with low profile tyres
Front tyres are new & rear are about 80%

INTERIOR:
Interior has been professionally done by Nelson Autotrimmers. Is done in blue & black with union jack door cards. Chrome handles & trim etc.
Mini badge embroided on front seat backs. Seats are very comfortable!
New carpet

EXTRAS
Hella 6” racing spotlights
Air horn
Has blue & red angel eye LED’s in headlights for show
Roof racks & basket to carry luggage on a road trip, surf board, skis etc.
Has Sony Xplod head unit with 2 x 6” sony speakers under the front dash & 2 6x9” under rear seat. Sounds Great!
Chromed bumpers,mirrors,trim & badges etc!
Full alarm system & shock sensor.

This little mini has been a project for many years. I finally got it going & complete about 7 months ago.Reluctant sale but need the money.

Much more could be said and added but viewing & questions are welcome!

Shipping details

  • Buyer must pick-up
  • Seller location: Greymouth, West Coast, NZ

Payment details

  • NZ bank deposit
  • Cash

About the seller

boph (74 74 positive feedback) Address Verified Oct 2013
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  • Member since Apr 2009

Closes: Tue 18 Dec, 6:49 pm. 2012