Mini Cooper Restoration Singapore

In 2013, Rivai Tan contacted us after hearing of our internationally acclaimed, Classic Mini Restoration services. Following a shoddy service at a local firm, Rivai was keen to find a team of professionals that he knew he could trust and so his 1992 Rover Mini Cooper set out on a journey from Singapore to Lancashire to undergo the Restoration of a lifetime…


1992 Mini Cooper SPi bodyshell restored with new floorpans, complete toeboard assembly, outer sills, door step, repairs to the flitch panels and seat crossmember, rear arches, rear valance, closing panels, complete boot floor, new rear panel, rear quarter, wings, A-panels and front panel, Group 2 race arches, stainless bumpers with overriders and cornerbars, spotlights, Aston fuel filler cap, Cooper S decals, John Cooper window decal, wind, deflectors, Paint Rover Flame Red with White Diamond roof.


1293cc Mini Sport short SPi block, Cooper Car Company 82bhp SPi conversion with Stage 3 1275 SPi head, 1.5:1 roller tip rockers, K&N cold-air induction kit, Cooper Car Company aluminium rocker cover and chrome T-bars, oil cooler with stainless pipes, Maniflow, LCB, Exhaust Manifold, Maniflow twin-box side-exit twin-upswept exhaust system in black with stainless tailpipes, new SPi radiator, Lucas sports coil, factory-fitted air conditioning set-up, new wiring loom. Rebuilt four-speed rod-change gearbox with 3.2:1 final drive ratio.


New powder-coated front and rear subframes, new Moulton rubber doughnuts, Adjusta Rides, KYB AGX adjustable gas dampers, adjustable bottom arms and tie-rods, refurbished top arms, adjustable rear camber/ track brackets. 7.5-inch brake assembles with gold four-pot callipers, billet aluminium drive flanges (front), new backplate assemblies, Superfin drums and Mintex shoes (rear).

The Build…


Cobra Classic bucket seats with redpiping, MkII Cooper-style rear bench seat, Newton Commercial doorcards, moulded carpet and headlining. New sun visors. Cooper Moto-Lita steering wheel, aluminium gear knob, pedals, door furniture and conversion plaque. New seatbelts, black custom dash with the three auxiliary Cooper magnolia gauges and air conditioning vents, black vinyl centre console.


6×10-inch Minilight wheels with ET-15 offset (Japanese market), Cooper Centre Caps, Yokohama 165/70×10 A032R tyres.


“I must have sent out at least six e-mails to
what I believed were the 
top garages in the UK – only Mini Sport came back to me. Their replies
were quick, detailed and very proffesional.
I have been imoressed with Chris, Graham & Rob
from the Mini Sport team. ”