|Make||Model||Year||Reg||Colour||Bought for||Sold for||Bought||Sold|
|AUSTIN||COOPER ‘S’||1966||ECS 743D||BLUE /WHITE||Body – £100, Engine – £200||£460, with spare 1071 ‘S’ engine. to bloke from H/Head||8th Dec 1975||21st June 1976|
Bought the body blind out of Exchange & Mart.Engine; 1293 Cooper ‘S’, 2500 miles, bored and honed block, Hepolite pistons, balanced and cross—drilled nitrided steel (EN40B) crank, lightened and balanced flywheel and back plate assembly, orange diaphragm clutch (comp), Piper iBRI race cam, spider drive 7 lobe oil pump, lightened steel duplex timing gear set, Richard Longman sprite MK4 head, 1½” SU c8rbs, long branch manifold and free—flow exhaust, ‘S’ remote, ‘S radiator, 3 syncro ‘5’ box.
Spare 1071 ~S engine and gearbox bought for £400 off Rod Shackleton, Body; Full rally dash, Corbeau GT4. seats, New front wing, Alloy Cosmic MKII wheels, twin tank conversion, full harness belts, full S’ brakes and exhaust system. What more can I say! 1293 engine blew when accidentally revved to 8000rpm (missed gear) but replaced and sold with the 1071 ‘S’ in place. Must have been the quickest Mini around!
Around 115BHP if I remember.