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6 EMO… Nearly Finished!

Dan Anderson - 15/08/2013

This morning 6 EMO had its final run on the Mini Sport Rolling Road to fine tune the Carburettors. With the distributor now re-calibrated and fitted it was a simple task of refining the twin SU Carburettors to fuel more productively for motorsport. After the Rolling Road session our Technician got to work on the interior. In preparation for the Pirelli Classic Marathon this year …

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Mini with Cooling System Problems in the Mini Sport Garage

Dan Anderson - 14/08/2013

This morning a Mini arrived at Mini Sport with a problem on the Cooling System – it wasn’t working correctly and the hoses were very hard. On closer inspection our technician quickly discovered the problem was that the hoses were full of corroded metal particles. The obvious cause for this would be that the Mini had been run without Anti-Freeze for a prolonged period of time, leading …

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6 EMO on the Mini Sport Rolling Road

Dan Anderson - 13/08/2013

Last week we took the engine out of the well know Works Replica as it had used excessive oil and was in need of remanufacturing. You can read more about this in our last post. On returning to Mini Sport after competing in the Pirelli Classic Marathon our mechanic got stuck straight in and everything went as planned as the engine has now been rebuilt and …

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6 EMO Engine rebuild at Mini Sport

Dan Anderson - 05/08/2013

6 EMO, a works replica used by Paddy Hopkirk to win the Pirelli Classic Marathon in 1990, was recently back in action at the Pirelli Classic Marathon but this time under the care of  Howard and Matt Warren. The event that marks the 25th Anniversary of the event that takes competitors from Ypres, over and through the Alpes via Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland and Italy …

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Mini Sport Service & MoT

Dan Anderson - 15/07/2013

Mini Sport offer a huge range of services for your Mini from Engineering to Paintwork including Servicing and MoT, vital for keeping your Mini on the road! Today we had a very nice Mini Seven in the workshop for a complete service and MoT. This is of course a routine job for our experienced technician although he is still vigilant with every job he does, …

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Mini Marcos in the Mini Sport Workshop

Dan Anderson - 13/08/2012

Before the weekend we were visited by a very nice Mini Marcos and it owner who steadily built it over a 17 year period. The Mini Sport customer has been its owner since he was only seventeen and it became a long but fun and educational project. Although he now lives in Australia he still completed the build, spreading it out over his regular visits …

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