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One of my good friends just bought this...

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by hosmer, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. hosmer

    hosmer I made the millionth post VIP

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    I grew up with the kid, he's in Berkley, CA now...just emailed me and told he bought this:

    67 Mini

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    He also asked me if I could source him a B-series swap, he wants this:

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    "This sub-frame is designed to mount a Honda B-series VTEC engine in a standard length, round nose Mini. The design allows fitment without extending the nose, cutting the external sheet-metal or boxing the firewall. The sub-frame mounts to standard mounting locations on the Mini, fitting both early and late model bodies."


    :)
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    sweet....but he should keep it as close to stock as possible....
     
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    hosmer I made the millionth post VIP

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    he said its a turd from a dead stop...That subframe is $1800

    I told him to look into a GSXR/busa swap and sent him a link to the Z cars website :)


    side note: he's 6'4 (a mere inch shorter than me)...he wants me to fly out so we can ride around and look like assholes in that thing
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    That is stunning, seriously. That's a $12,000 car at least.
     
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    holy chit, you;'re 6,5?
    god damn...

    sounds like a cool friend though...
     
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    Yeah, I'm a biggun'



    I guess the Mini-van's aren't too common...I know (and so does he) that if he kept it stock and hung onto it for a while, it'd worth some decent $$


    but also, like me, he can't leave anything alone
     
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    thats pretty cool, i couldnt see myself driving one, but would be fun lol
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Actually...find out what bolt pattern is on the rims...Celerity has a set of MG mini-lights that might fit it...and I'm sure if you buddy offers enough...Cel might sell....... :p
     
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    That looks way too damn cool with the panasports.
     
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    +3

    from a 12 to a 15 inche wheel. lol
     
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    hosmer I made the millionth post VIP

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    I have a set of the old Miata wheels he wants to "test fit" when he's home in June


    That purple van is pissah
     
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    MG and Miata wheels are completely different bolt patterns....
     
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    hosmer I made the millionth post VIP

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    w/the B-series swap he'll be using civic spindles
     
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    Tell him to just buy a civic to do the swap to...and save a mint classic for what it is.

    The money he would spend for the frame contraption would easilly buy a suitable shell with decent mods to start with.... and store or slightly pimp out the classic with the proper mods and get 10 fold back from what he prolly put into it....if not more.

    I regret doing what I did to my Z...but it was already modded to far to even be a classic anymore....and now blown up too many times...to where I have to dump more into it make it stronger and meaner to keep up with times.
     
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    I have a set of ultralites for that car. They look like panasports, they are in 13" (I think, if not then 14") If he's interested, drop me a line and I'll get more info about them.
     
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    I'll mention it to him...
     
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    caught in a mosh...
    he should do it up like an old panel wagon and do it rat rod style. that would look sic. oh and have the B-sereies engine it along with it being rat rod style. that would be sic
     
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    I unno if I would touch that

    probably restore or repair what little bit I could and sell the thing... I would be scared to work on it
     
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    Is it just me or does that car look like a midget ambulance?
     
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