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1965 Austin-Healey Sprite/MG Midget Water Pump Replacement
Created: April 07, 2011
The impeller in these aluminum bodied pumps is long lasting cast iron, not cheaper stamped steel as in many aftermarket pumps. Use of a high capacity water pump helps to reduce cavitation in the water jacket, particularly at high RPM, as well as circulating a greater volume of coolant. (this is a good thing)
1961-1971 Austin-Healey Sprite (& MG Midget)
Created: February 04, 2011
1961-1971 Austin-Healey Sprite (&MG Midget) The 1961-1971 Austin-Healey Sprite was the restyled successor to the Mark I "bug-eye" Sprite, with a squared-up nose and tail grafted onto the original main body section.
Created: February 16, 2006
Around 8% of the classic Minis were built outside the UK - do you know where your Mini was built? This article covers the history of Minis, and a myriad of identifying features of Minis built for the markets outside the UK.
Created: February 13, 2006
Introduction Getting Started Why Correct Identification is Necessary What to Know to Identify Minis Identification by Chassis Number/VIN – Standard Cars Identifying Minis by Engine/Power Unit Mini Mini History Identifying Minis by Mark Identifying Non Standard M...
Mini Identification: Identifying Non Standard Minis
Created: February 13, 2006
Introduction Getting Started Why Correct Identification is Necessary What to Know to Identify Minis Identification by Chassis Number/VIN – Standard Cars Identifying Minis by Engine/Power Unit Mini Mini History Identifying Minis by Mark Identifying Non Standard Minis Minis Built
Created: February 13, 2006
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Created: February 13, 2006
The following covers the most common Classic Minis; i.e., those built in the UK. The ones built there for the UK market make up about 46% of the 5.3 million Minis built. You can be reasonably safe in extending the information in this article to Minis built in the UK for export sale, or those built in the UK as CKD (Completely Knocked Down kits) that were assembled in other countries.
Created: February 13, 2006
Identify your classic mini by chassis/VIN number
Created: June 19, 2000
The relationship built up between the British Motor Corporation and motorsport celebrity Donald Healey in the 1950’s resulted in the creation of the Austin Healey 100 sportscar, a vehicle which enjoyed considerable sales success, particularly in the important North American continent.
Spec Sprite Spreads
Created: March 13, 2000
More and more dealers are offering inexpensive race ready vintage racing Spec Sprites to buy or rent on an arrive and drive basis. The 1967, 1275cc Sprite in full street stock trim is the basis for a low cost, yet fun historic vintage sports car for racing.
Created: January 30, 2000
NOTE: These specs provide details of the maximum that can be done to the car from street stock specification, NOT THE MINIMUM! For some time there has been a need for a class that will echo the days when a would-be racer on a budget could go production-class racing in street drivable and licensable car.