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 Posted: Oct 6, 2019 07:15AM
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Not sure, a different crowd on eBay, the build cost was in  excess of $30k

Big AL

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 Posted: Oct 6, 2019 07:00AM
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will he get that?

 Posted: Oct 6, 2019 06:49AM
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Now listed on eBay @ $34,900.00


Big AL

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 Posted: Oct 3, 2019 04:51PM
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I will reserve my comments on the topic of Minis, in this case showing how lame and wrong a LH drive Mini is.  Others that cannot accept this fact can only whine and try and muster an insult, which further validates how lame LH drive Minis are.

 Posted: Oct 3, 2019 04:31PM
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Agree with what Malsal says.
I'm amazed the reserve was higher than that actually
I didn't realise the engine build was that old.  Who knows how many miles are on it also.... ( it's not like our odometers are ever unhooked/not working...lol )

I thought this RHD twit was gone........

 

"Everybody should own a MINI at some point, or you are incomplete as a human being" - James May

"WET COOPER", Partsguy1 (Terry Snell of Penticton BC ) - Could you send the money for the unpaid parts and court fees.
Ordered so by a Judge

 

 

 

 Posted: Oct 3, 2019 02:02PM
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steering wheel on the wrong side... A true Mini is always RH drive

 Posted: Oct 3, 2019 08:10AM
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With the Swiftune engine being at least 17 or 18 years old although it having low miles i would think the value of it is diminished.
On top of that it is a fiberglass Mini replica not the real thing.
Considering all the facts i think it was a decent bid.

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Oct 2, 2019 08:24PM
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Assuming it has a real Swiftune engine (in reasonable condition) then, yes, $17K might be a bit underdone...

However, I guess one factor that may have influenced what people were willing to pay would be concerns over how the registration authorities would view an AA title attached to car that is obviously nothing of the kind.... 

Over here, the dealer would be sailing into very dangerous legal waters in describing it as a "79 Mk IV Austin Mini.."  which it is also obviously not....

But it does look like a nice car...

Cheers, Ian

 Posted: Oct 2, 2019 01:48PM
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Auction closed at $17,750 reserve not met.

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Oct 2, 2019 11:09AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by oldminimover49
Check out my former 1979 Domino Swiftune f/g mini on. B A T

Auction closes @ 4:40 P M  EST, , 2 hours from now

Bidding is now $17,500.00 US 

I sold this mini in Valprazio Indiana 14 years ago, what a rocket with the Swiftune

Just confirms that great classic minis continue to bring great prices

Big AL
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1979-austin-mk-iv-mini-2/

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: Oct 2, 2019 10:03AM
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Can someone post a clickable link

Thanks

BIG AL

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Niagara Ontario Canada

 Posted: Oct 2, 2019 10:02AM
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Check out my former 1979 Domino Swiftune f/g mini on. B A T

Auction closes @ 4:40 P M  EST, , 2 hours from now

Bidding is now $17,500.00 US 

I sold this mini in Valprazio Indiana 14 years ago, what a rocket with the Swiftune

Just confirms that great classic minis continue to bring great prices

Big AL

oldminimover@gmail.com

Niagara Ontario Canada