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How –To Set Cam Timing on a Mini Cooper 1275 A+
Created: July 30, 2019
Here we have a set of videos on how to set the cam timing on a Mini Cooper 1275 A+.
How-To Install Crankshaft-Set End Float in a Mini A+
Created: July 30, 2019
How to install the 1275 crankshaft. The A-Plus crank has fillet-radius journals and 1.75" rod journals. Bolts directly into Mini 1300, Austin America, Mini A-Plus and Metro engine blocks.
This is what you get from Mini Mania’s Engine Shop
Created: July 22, 2019
Here at Mini Mania we can custom make engine to exactly what you want. Here is a video on one of our engines.
Classic Mini Engine Rebuild Performance Upgrades
Created: November 16, 2018
If you're looking to build the ultimate road or race engine, let Mini Mania build it for you! In this video we give just one example of the higher end racing components.
Classic Mini Automatic to Manual Gearbox Swap
Created: July 05, 2018
Here we go through the steps to convert a MkI Mini Van from an automatic gearbox to a manual gearbox. The Classic Mini Coopers with automatic transmissions have unique engine blocks - you can't just swap out the blocks from one to the other - the whole power unit must go and be replaced with a manual block and transmission.
SU Carburetor Identification - Mini, Sprite, Midget, Morris Minor
Created: May 25, 2018
In this video, Ed D'Arata, Mini Mania's SU Carburetor genius, goes through the differences between the various SU Carbs found on classic Minis, Sprite & Midgets, and Morris Minors. Use this handy guide to identify what carburetor is on your classic.
Removing Slack In A-Series Engine Timing Chains
Created: March 01, 2018
Watch Our Video - If you've got too much slack in your A-Series engine timing chain, Mini Mania now has Rollmaster timing gear sets in stock to take up that slack! These oversized gear sets come in three offset options.
Timing Chain Replacement for A-Series engines
Created: February 28, 2018
Building an engine is very much like most things in life- the more attention to detail you give an effort the more likely you will get the results you were looking for. Whether you are installing a new stock or performance camshaft or even simply rebuilding your motor with the stock camshaft getting the valve timing correct is one of the more important things that you can do.
Created: November 21, 2016
The question has come up again about whether it’s possible to pull the engine unit from a servo equipped Mini without disturbing the hydraulics. A ‘servo’ is what a power-brake booster is called for a Mini.
How-To Rebuild a Classic Mini Cooper Remote Gearbox
Created: September 06, 2016
VIDEO: How-To Rebuild a Classic Mini Cooper Remote Gearbox
How-To Install a Crankshaft & Set a End Float in a Mini A+
Created: September 06, 2016
VIDEO: How-To Install a Crankshaft & Set a End Float in a Mini A+
How-To Fit Pistons, Camshaft, Oil Pump Classic Mini 1275 A+ Block
Created: August 15, 2016
VIDEO: How-To Fit Pistons, Camshaft & Oil Pump in a Classic Mini 1275 A+ Block
How-To Set Valve Timing on a Classic Mini 1275cc A+ Block Part 2
Created: August 15, 2016
VIDEO: How-To Set the Valve Timing on a Classic Mini 1275cc A+ Block Part 2
How-To Set Valve Timing on a Classic Mini 1275cc A+ Block Part 1
Created: August 15, 2016
VIDEO: How-To Set the Valve Timing on a Classic Mini 1275cc A+ Block Part 1
Listen to our Austin Mini Supercharged Engine Scream
Created: August 08, 2016
VIDEO: Listen to our Austin Mini Supercharged Engine Scream
Classic Mini Rod Change Gearbox Rebuild - Mini Mania Video
Created: March 11, 2011
Classic Mini Gearbox Rebuild - Part 1 Gearboxes may seem complicated but they are very simple in their construction, and surprisingly easy to put together. The main issues are having the right tools to do the job.