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Old 11-11-2017, 05:10 PM
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11755646_10153467213171684_3361780841968302490_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

when I was putting carpet into the car

12106803_10153663824206684_7403564294626960145_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr
1st stages of the garage stereo

12311256_10153742424026684_257130714010694758_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr
letting the lhd mini worm up in the winter time before work

13903412_10154364792136684_2455720104770709193_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

37 chevy truck frame next to the mini
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:13 PM
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mini firewall by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

cutting the firewall for the new rebuild

21415046_10155614683176684_2480772798108105520_o by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

boxing it in

21432924_10155625595016684_6713275661532891710_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

done with the firewall box

16142370_10154901949806684_7580130941496280635_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

lhd mini and my 03 bini in San Diego at my parents house
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:16 PM
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16425920_10154912784986684_4783093770290858846_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

making a new intercooler air director out of metal vs stock plastic one

17264329_10155034327916684_7008501905239785353_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

18664469_10155285586836684_5393453491912290085_n by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

I never had all three minis together

Failed front brakes by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr
master cylinder went out and I couldn't stop and I was coming to the end of a dead end road, crashed and totaled it out earlier this summer

motor out by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

I wanted to drive my rhd uk spec mini again, so I got to work
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:18 PM
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so my mini went under the blade again

I built a new tube subframe

automatic motor by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

right side subframe by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

mini engine mount by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

rear mount

motor rear mount by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:20 PM
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mini frame by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

sub frame is made out of 1.25 inch 120 wall dom tube


coilovers by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

new coil over mounts

alt mounted by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

alt mount

I plan to add ac to the car next summer when I get more money for the project
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:22 PM
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shifter by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

mock up stage of the automatic shifter mount

pd-18b by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

some cerwin vegas I found in Long Beach for $100 for the pair

shifter in car by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

shifter is installed with stock length shifter cable
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:23 PM
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shifter from top by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

top view of the shifter


booster by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

mock up of the Honda del slow pedal box, booster/ master cylinder
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:25 PM
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brake set up by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

firewall sheet metal is built back up

and I'm working on making braces for the inside to hold the pedal box to the roll cage


and I have installed the Honda steering column on to the mini's steering rack

I had to section the Honda steering column 4 inches
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:26 PM
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pedal box by joaquinn lopez, on Flickr

pedal box, I'm working on pedal box mounts to get the temp sheet metal out
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:51 AM
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Wow. That's a heck of a lot of work. I applaud your work ethic. I also know what it's like to do side jobs for car money. That's where I am now.
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