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Anatomy of the Classic Mini: A Restoration Reference Book
Created: August 01, 2018
The perfect book for restoring a Classic Mini! The title sums up its purpose. Anatomy of the Classic Mini is the result of years of research, and documents the many variations of the same components, explaining which model and date each is for. An essential reference book for all restorers of classic Minis!
SU Reference Catalog Review
Created: February 22, 2006
The workshop manual has a wealth of information on all the various styles of SU carburetors and fuel pumps. The manual starts out with an easy to follow and very explanative summary of the basics of the SU carburetor design and functionality. The manual is well organized into sections covering the basic families of SU carbs and fuel pumps.
Book Review, Haynes 59-69 Mini Workshop Manual
Created: December 28, 2005
With a car a few years older than myself, we are both realizing that we are not quite as young as we once were and are requiring a little more maintenance to run down the highway with the younger, sleeker models. I got into owning an older vehicle knowing full well that the two of us would have our...
Fall Car Care Tips for New MINI and Classic Mini
Created: September 18, 2019
With the heat of the summer fading into a memory we are looking forward to the cool and crisp weather and color change of Fall. But, is your car ready for the cooler weather and season change? NOW is the perfect time to make sure your New MINI and Classic Mini is ready with these Fall Car Care Tips.
Tools and Car Care for Classic Mini
Created: August 28, 2019
Mini Mania is the online home for all your Classic Mini (1959-2000) needs including must-have Car Care products and Tools including Windscreen trim fitting tool, su carburetor tool kit, Mini cooper valve spring tool, Mini suspension tool, flywheel locking tool, uni syn cab sync tool.
Oil & Maintenance for Mini's this Winter
Created: January 31, 2019
All drivers should know how important it is to change their oil during winter. And it should be changed more often.
Winter Prep For Classic Mini
Created: December 03, 2018
Mini Mania is here to give you the best tips winter preparation tips for your Classic Mini Cooper. Whether you plan on driving or putting it into storage.
Weatherproof Your Classic Mini
Created: September 28, 2017
Classic Mini weatherizing suggestions. Cold, wet weather is right around the corner. Now is a great time to prepare for fog, rain & snow by weatherproofing your classic Mini.
Created: March 23, 2017
As much of our Northern Hemisphere thaws out after an epic winter, our longer days have us looking forward to getting the classic cars out of the garage. To protect our investment and enhance our enjoyment of classic Minis, there are some maintenance items that...
Are my car parts OEM, OES, Genuine, Aftermarket....or what??
Created: June 04, 2019
OEM, OE, Genuine, Aftermarket, Factory Original? Here's a quick guide to help you know the differences.
Mini FAQ Part 2 - Austin Mini Cooper
Created: July 19, 2004
Understanding the Austin & Morris Mini Cooper is often accomplished with a series of questions and answers- from the experts at MiniMania.com
Created: June 21, 2000
The Mini FAQ is a list of frequently asked questions (plus answers) about maintenance and mechanical work on Minis and Mini Coopers. The answers are mostly derived from the archives of the Mini-List mailing list and are the work of contributors to the list, edited for presentation in the FAQ.
Fun Things
How Long Do Cars Last?
Created: April 03, 2020
Here at Mini Mania we now how much all of your LOVE your cars...but how long do we actually get to love them?
April Fool's Day Jokes from New MINI
Created: April 01, 2020
Need a Smile? Check out these FUN April Fool's Day Jokes from years past Press Releases from New MINI
Survey: How do You Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
Created: March 10, 2020
How do you celebrate? Take this FUN survey and let us know how you celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Bring Them Back Survey RESULTS
Created: March 05, 2020
We asked and you answered! Check out the results to this FUN survey on which Classic Mini model should make a comeback.
Bring them back? A Classic Mini Survey
Created: February 27, 2020
What do you think? Take this FUN survey below.. let us know what Classic Mini you would like to see back on the market today.
What are Car People Texting about?
Created: February 21, 2020
Say What?!? With all the latest hashtags and text-lingo out there... it's hard to know what people are talking about these days. Take this FUN QUIZ to find out how much car-text-lingo you know!
US President Car Survey
Created: February 14, 2020
Think you know your US Presidential History? How about your Presidential Automobile History? Take this FUN QUIZ and find out which were some of the US President's favorite rides.
Results: What's Your Motoring Style
Created: February 12, 2020
We asked and you answered. The results from our "What's Your Motoring Style" survey were interesting. Results show that the majority of drivers identify as either a Rocketperson or Drifter.
What's Your Motoring Style?
Created: February 07, 2020
We know you love to motor...but what is your Motoring Style? Take this super scientific test and find out!
Important Business Update
Created: March 18, 2020
Important business update about the Covid-19 virus and business practices at Mini Mania
March Mania Part SALE Survey
Created: March 17, 2020
It’s March Mania!! We are letting YOU decide what parts go on SALE!! Take FUN survey and let us know what car parts YOU want to go on SALE!!
How do You Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Survey RESULTS
Created: March 16, 2020
We asked and YOU answered! Here are the results for the How do You Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Survey.
What are your TOP 3 summer road trip destinations?
Created: July 16, 2019
We know you LOVE your car... Where do you LOVE to go in your car? Take this FUN survey and let us know... what are your TOP 3 summer road trip destinations?
TOP SELLING CAR PART CATEGORIES...for your Spridget
Created: June 03, 2019
TOP SELLING CAR PART CATEGORIES...for your Spridget Want to know what your fellow classic car enthusiasts are looking for? Below you will find the four of our TOP SELLING categories of classic car parts.
TOP SELLING CAR PART CATEGORIES...for your Morris
Created: May 31, 2019
TOP SELLING CAR PART CATEGORIES...for your Morris Want to know what your fellow classic car enthusiasts are looking for? Below you will find the four of our TOP SELLING categories of classic car parts.
TOP SELLING CAR PART CATEGORIES...for your classic Mini
Created: May 31, 2019
TOP SELLING CAR PART CATEGORIES...for your classic Mini Want to know what your fellow classic car enthusiasts are looking for?  Below you will find the four of our TOP SELLING categories of classic car parts.
Top 5 Mechanical Upgrades to Modernize a Classic Mini
Created: April 18, 2018
We've all seen the value of early Classic Minis skyrocket over recent years, making it quite justifiable to make some mechanical upgrades .
Tools for Classic Minis
Created: February 02, 2018
Need tools for working on your Classic Mini? We have the right tools for your job here at Mini Mania. Compression tools, brake tools, flywheel tools, carburetor tools and more.
How To Articles
Top 5 Most Popular DIY Upgrades for your Classic Mini
Created: May 06, 2019
Looking to make some DIY performance upgrades to your Classic Mini? These are some of the most popular performance upgrades available for the DIY car owner. The experts at Mini Mania have given each DIY project a rating on ease of completion; 1 being easy and 5 being difficult, to help you prioritize your DIY projects.
Expert Tech Tips for your Classic Mini
Created: April 26, 2019
When it comes to the classic Mini, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Fortunately there are some experts like our Don Racine who are able to help clarify some of the top tech concerns about caring for your Classic Mini including oil, cooling systems, electrical, brakes and more!
How to Tie Your Mini Down to a Trailer
Created: April 23, 2013
How to Tie Your Mini Down to a Trailer When you push, pull or drive the mini onto the trailer, step on the brake pedal and firmly apply the parking brake. On some minis, especially project cars that have been sitting for years, both actions may have no appreciable effect. Placing the tran...
How to tell the difference between NPT & BSP threads
Created: September 21, 2010
NPT stands for National Pipe Taper, and is the most common U.S. standard for pipe fittings. NPT fittings are measured on the internal diameter of the fitting.
Created: July 23, 2003
https://www.minimania.com/articlelist/MINI/Technical%20Information
Identification
Innocenti Mini Cooper Production information
Created: March 29, 2018
The Innocenti Mini Cooper was produced from 1965 thru 1975. Understanding the makes and models from the various years is the objective of this article.
Identify your Mini by the Boot Latch
Created: February 26, 2018
Identify your Mini by the Boot Latch will get you very close to the year your Mini was probably produced.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 1 – The Early Years, Through 1962 Last Updated August 13, 2012. Information added and corrections made.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 2 – 1963 Through 1967 Last Updated August 13, 2012. Information added and corrections made.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 3 – 1968 Through 1976 Last Updated August 13, 2012. Information added and corrections made.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 4 – 1977 Through 1988 Last Updated August 13, 2012. Information added and corrections made.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 5 – 1989 Through 2002 Last Updated August 13, 2012. Information added and corrections made.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 6 – 2003 On Last Updated August 22, 2012. Information added.
Heritage Motor Centre Certificates & Archive Services
Created: February 16, 2012
A Heritage Certificate is a certified copy of the entry against the chassis number in the authentic factory ledgers.Discover the original numbers and colour scheme, dates of build and despatch, and where available, the details of factory fitted equipment.
2020 Warehouse Sale
Created: January 13, 2020
Don't Miss our WEEKLY WAREHOUSE SALE!! New items added every week. SAVE BIG TIME on these limited quantity in-stock items. SHOP NOW and SAVE before it's too late!!