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Classic Mini Cooper K&N Air Filters
Created: February 27, 2019
See our complete selection of K&N air filters for your Classic Mini. We have filter for all models of both original SU Carbs as well as all needed for a Weber conversion.
Created: February 11, 2014
Carburation and Interchanges , What is the correct carburation that you should use on a Mini? Many options can be used, from SU, single, duel, and Weber.
Tuning your WEBER DCOE-Style Carburetor
Created: February 04, 2011
So you have a nifty Weber DCOE or S&K Racing sidedraft carb setup for your vehicle. You're ready to chew gum and kick butt, and you've run out of gum. You bolted on the carb in place of your SUs or Zenith-Stromberg and voila! You have worse gas mileage, and the power gain is slight enough to be psychological.
SU HIF44 & HIF6 Vac pipe take-off
Created: August 17, 2010
SU HIF44 & HIF6 Vac pipe take-off
The Carb Shop
Created: August 16, 2007
Mini Mania is proud to announce the opening of the Carb Shop. We now offer in house carburetor rebuilding, specializing in HS & HIF, SU models.
Created: January 19, 2006
For any rebuildable carbeurator or core. Amount determined by type and condition. Call today and learn how to turn that old carb into fast cash!
Needle codes for SU carbs
Created: May 21, 2005
Here are a selection of needles codes and the vehicle specs that they were used in...
Carburetors: Conversion from Injection to Carburetors
Created: April 15, 2005
In the history of the Mini the drive to keep the product alive and marketable meant the factory decided to modernize the fuel system of the Mini from Carb to Fuel Injection. Thus in 1991 the first FI was installed on the Mini. Know as Single Point Injected or SPI for short, the system also incorporated its first ECU into the car. This version of the Mini was produced until late ’97 when it was changed to the Twin Point injected version (also know as a MPI Mini.
SU Carburation - Initial Considerations and Manifolds
Created: March 22, 2001
When trying to improve your Mini’s breathing efficiency, carburation and inlet manifolds are open to as much speculation as other ‘performance enhancing’ components. A great deal of which falls into the b*llsh*t category. As is my wont, I’ll try and outline some basic guidelines.
Community
Trials and Tribulations of Right Hand Drive
Created: January 09, 2013
I get some very strange and often frightened looks from passengers and drivers in other vehicles that pull up on my left side at intersections. Their mouths drop when they see my dog sitting in what they think is the driver’s seat. Likewise they show a lot of concern when they see my wife sitting there reading a newspaper or book.
Maniflow Exhaust Manifolds & Systems
Created: January 28, 2006
Manflow have a wealth of experience in developing and manufacturing exhaust systems and parts for a whole host of vehicles. We pride ourselves in the manufacture of race-specification exhaust systems for modern cars and historic vehicles.
Austin Mini Cooper - 998 Engine Tunning, Bolt-ons (Stage One))
Created: March 05, 2001
The 998cc engine is a very robust and tunable unit. It is also the most common engine found in standard Minis. Despite the lure of the much-advertised 1380cc alternatives, many simply want to get a little more from what they have at reasonable outlay.
How to pick the correct exhaust manifold for Classic Mini Coopers
Created: September 28, 2000
The third stroke, that following the compression stroke, of our four stroke Mini engine is the only one producing power. The other three consume it. Here we’re looking at with exhaust manifolds, so what we need to consider is how to minimise power consumed on the exhaust stroke as the piston pushes the spent gases out.
RC40 exhaust system fitting notes
Created: January 30, 2000
The RC40 system is ready made to fit the original Cooper and Cooper ‘S’ exhaust manifold. This also applies when fitting an RC40 to the maniflow freeflow manifold C-STR816.
Classic Mini Cooper Air Filters
Created: October 16, 2020
If you're looking for Air Filters for your Classic Mini Cooper then you've come to the right place.  Shop Fuel Injection Filters, HIF38 1 1/2 Air Filters, HIF44 1 3/4 Air Filters, HS2 1 1/4 Air Filters, HS4 1 1/2 Air Filters, and Weber Air Filters.
Classic Mini Cooper Fuel Hoses
Created: October 15, 2020
If you're looking for Fuel Hoses for your Classic Mini Cooper then you've come to the right place.  Shop Mini Mania for the best selection of Fuel Hoses
Classic Mini Cooper Fuel Tanks
Created: October 15, 2020
If you're looking for Fuel Tanks for your Classic Mini Cooper then you've come to the right place.  Shop Top Fuel Tanks at Mini Mania
Classic Mini Cooper Gas Caps
Created: October 15, 2020
If you're looking for Gas Caps for your Classic Mini Cooper then you've come to the right place.  Mini Mania has the best selection of Classic Mini Gas Caps
Classic Mini Cooper Fuel Pumps
Created: October 15, 2020
If you're looking for fuel pumps for your Classic Mini Cooper then you've come to the right place.
Classic Mini Fuel Systems Accessories and Parts
Created: September 04, 2019
Shop Mini Mania for Classic Mini (1959-2000) fuel systems accessories and parts including Classic Mini carburetor, hoses, air filter, fuel pump and manifold.
Lowered Priced Fuel System Parts
Created: November 29, 2018
Here's our selection of fuel system parts with new lowered prices.
Priority Mods For Classic Mini Engine Performance
Created: June 05, 2018
Here are our suggestions for prioritizing performance mods for your Classic Minis. We've specialized in Classic Mini parts since 1974. Founded by a Mini race car driver, here at Mini Mania we know speed.
How to Improve your Mini MPG
Created: May 12, 2008
In today’s’ world of sky high gas prices with no end in sight it is not uncommon for owners to be saying to themselves that it is time to drive the Mini daily to save a little money on fuel cost. When was the last time you checked your gas mileage?
How To Articles
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.
Improving Your Mini Cooper Gas Mileage
Created: August 06, 2008
Improving Your Mini Cooper Gas Mileage
Synchronization of Twin SU HS-type Carburetors
Created: January 29, 2000
Before proceeding to synchronize your carburetors and for best results, some preparation is in order. Your carburetors should be in peak condition with no play in the throttle shaft bushings. If these bushings are worn, synchronization is difficult or impossible to achieve since there will be a vacuum leak past the bushings.
Carburetors Installation of HIF6 or HIF44 Carburetors
Created: January 29, 2000
The HIF-series carburetor differs from the HF-series primarily in: 1) The design and location of the float chamber, which has been incorporated in the body of the carburetor, and 2) The introduction of temperature-sensitive mixture control to compensate for varying fuel densities resulting from changes in fuel temperature.
Motorsport
Denise McCluggage - Operation 850 PLUS
Created: May 11, 2011
Denise McCluggage (born 1927) is an American auto racing driver, journalist, author and photographer. McCluggage was a pioneer of equality for women in the U.S., both in motorsports as well as in journalism.
Mini Mania sponsered MINCOMP MINI at the SCCA National Race 2010
Created: March 23, 2010
The Mincomp Classic Mini Cooper is one of the most competitive SCCA cars on the grid. The Mini Mania sponsored Mini has a long history of continued evolution and performance upgrades
Restoration Project
Snarkey - Chapter Four Classic Mini Restoration
Created: November 08, 2013
I started tack welding the shell back together in November and it’s now early March. I mightbe half way done. To say it’s been slow going would be an understatement. To restore a shell, you’ll need some metal frameworkto hold the floor pan otherwise you’ll be using wooden 4 x 4’s - which tend to...