For Sale a genuine 1976 Mini 1275GT which has been family owned since new, this is a true 1970’s icon introduced in 1969 to replace Mini Cooper S. The car has always been garaged and has been SORNed for the last 10years. The current renovation is approximately 85% complete, the engine and running gear has been successfully restored using genuine or enhanced aftermarket parts.
Outstanding work is:
Welding to the front floor pans, sills and rear valance.
Engine build :
1275 MG Metro Engine
11 Stud Ported Big Valve Cooper S Head
HIF 6/HIF44 SU Carburettor with conical K&N Filter
Maniflow LCB manifold
Water Heated Inlet Manifold
Alloy rocker cover with T bars
The body work has been enhanced by:
12x6” Minilite alloy wheels
GP 2 fibreglass colour matches wheel arches
Wooden dashboard; housing Smiths speedo, tacho, oil pressure gauge, voltmeter, vacuum gauge and clock.
Moto Lita steering wheel (needs some TLC)
The original engine/ancillaries, wheels, brakes and trim are available if a ‘back to original’ restoration is required/desired.
List of parts used in the restoration to date:
New heavy-duty adjustable tie bar rods
New clutch and brake master cylinders
Lower arm poly bushes
Front top arm rebound buffer
Metro brake discs
Rebuilt metro (AP) 4 pot brake callipers with hard anodised pistons
Goodridge Metro 4 pot to mini braided hose kit
EBC front brake pads
Retrofit internal bonnet release kit
Magnecor Red HT lead kit
Track rod ends
Engine steady bar with poly bushes
Lucas distributor cap
Red silicone heater hoses
Heater valve control cable
New cone springs front and back
1976 (P) Mini 1275GT abandoned project. Bare metal professionally restored rust free bodyshell using Heritage panels with the underside and interior of the shell already painted, exterior now in primer.....
A true 70s icon the 1275 GT was first introduced to replace the Mini Cooper S in 1969 and featured the same bodyshell as the then new Clubman base model. This red LHD car from ’73 is a well-maintained.....