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How-To: Classic Mini Front Subframe Assembly Part 2
Created: January 04, 2017
VIDEO: How-To: Classic Mini Front Subframe Assembly Part 2
Classic Mini Racing Performance with Don & Dennis Racine
Created: August 12, 2016
VIDEO: Classic Mini Racing Performance with Don & Dennis Racine
Classic Mini Parts Diagram 1990 & Later
Created: January 08, 2018
1990 and Later Classic Mini Cooper Parts Diagram - Use our handy classic Mini parts diagram to find the right part for your favorite little car. This is the 1990 and later parts diagram by Mini Mania.
Created: January 08, 2018
Use our handy classic Mini parts diagram to find the right part for your favorite little car. This is the 1959-1989 parts diagram by Mini Mania.
Custom Heater For All Year Minis
Created: November 04, 2016
This heater is ideally suited to vehicles where light-weight and compactness are of the utmost importance without sacrificing heat output. This light-weight heater uses a powerful, space saving axial fan coupled with an efficient copper heater matrix to offer heating performance normally delivered by units twice its size! This heater is in a class of its own in terms of output for size, build quality and cost. Lead time from the UK is between 2-4 weeks.
Created: November 24, 2015
Fitting Hints for Sprite and Midget Fiberglass One-Piece front Ends
Do I need to do a Valve Job?
Created: April 25, 2014
Most motors will go at least 80,000 miles before "needing a valve job"! But what are the signs? How do I determine if I really need it? Do I do it myself or pay a local machine shop.
Synchromesh Transmissions vs Dog engagement
Created: April 25, 2014
Dog engagement is typically limited to racing applications where fast, precise shifting is needed. Dog gear engagement works by having numerous large teeth or ‘dogs’ that mate into matching openings machined into the opposite surface of the drive gear. Unlike the synchro engagement, there is no synchronizing mechanism to assist in equalizing speed.
LUBRICATION - Oil, what it does and how
Created: February 03, 2011
It’s criminal. Folk spend fortunes putting together super-sonic motors, only to skimp on the oil they use. Why? Oil’s oil right? Wrong. Even if it’s a standard engine, it deserves TLC considering it's extremely hostile working environment.
LUBRICATION - Temperature critical
Created: February 03, 2011
The correct running temperature of the oil is perhaps even more important than the water/coolant temperatures - so let us consider how to control them. Mainly because it seems to be the most misunderstood of the whole process, and oil cooler fitment almost a reflex when over-heating occurs where a tuned engine of any type is concerned. And in many cases on standard production road cars for that matter.
Part Kits for Austin Healey Sprites,MG Midgets and Morris Minors
Created: February 08, 2018
Here are just a handful of our hundreds of available part kits for Sprites & Midgets. Brake kits, engine maintenance and upgrade kits, suspension kits and more. Give our specialists a call if you have any questions!
Sprite and Midget Part Diagrams
Created: January 09, 2018
Use our handy Sprite and Midget part diagrams to find the right part for your favorite little car.
Can-Am Challenge Driving Assignments for 7-Car Mini Mania Team
Created: September 13, 2017
Four Class Wins Sought by International All-Star Team at Vintage Historic Races! Car assignments are now complete for Mini Mania’s assault on the vintage racing Can-Am Mini Challenge at California’s Sonoma Raceway Sept. 29 - Oct. 1. The four-driver Racine family racing team is being joined by three of Europe’s top Mini Cooper Champions.
Created: July 10, 2017
On Saturday June 24, we held our 17th Annual Nevada City Adventure Summer Extravaganza. It was a fantastic day of friends, smiles, food, prizes and you guessed it....Minis!!