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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 6 – 2003 On Last Updated August 22, 2012. Information added.
Created: August 24, 2012
Mini Time Line Part 5 – 1989 Through 2002 Last Updated August 13, 2012. Information added and corrections made.
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.
One way to determine the year of your Mini
Created: September 02, 2011
Knowing what year your car is may not be that important until it comes to trying to be sure you get the parts you are looking for. The Mini was first produced in 1959 and continues thru the year 2000. While all the years may look very similar to the newcomer, there are indeed a number of differences
Created: August 26, 2008
Kit & Custom Vehicle Titling and Registration Across the Country
How To ID Your Classic Mini with Pictures
Created: March 10, 2006
Most Mini owners have no idea how to tell what kind of Mini they have. In fact, in many cases they don’t even know there are really so many different Minis. This interactive guide will walk you through the proper identification of your Mini.
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
Mini Identification: Why Correct Identification is Necessary
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
Mini Identification: What to Know to Identify Minis
Created: February 13, 2006
Mini Identification:
Created: February 13, 2006
Mini Identification: Getting Started
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: January 23, 2006
Identify Your Mini 3
Created: January 23, 2006
Identify Your Mini 2
Created: January 23, 2006
Identify Your Mini 4
Created: January 20, 2006
ID Your Mini
Created: January 18, 2006
What marque is your Mini, Mini Cooper?
Created: January 17, 2006
Thinking that the “Heritage Motor Center’s” publication “Mini Derivative Models 1964 to 1991” was going to be a paper-back publication of photographs & stories that I could read on my next plane trip she was kind of disappointed when a CD came in the mail. This seemingly innocuous Compact disk with it’s image of a Moke on the cover belies that which lies within…….. ‘You can’t tell a book by its cover’ nor seemingly a CD either.
Created: May 11, 2004
Check your Mini's pedigree using this detailed VIN chart from Chuck Heleker!
Created: May 11, 2004
The information used to compile the following was taken from factory service parts lists, factory microfiche, and factory CDs. Under close scrutiny, there appears to be some conflicts and mistakes in the factory number schemes, but, for the most part, the listings are accurate enough for car identification.
Created: March 29, 2001
UK REGISTRATION / TAG SYSTEM: The following courtesy of N. Hunter of the UK. Accuracy not guaranteed to be 100% (this is a government we are dealing with here!!)
Mini Cooper Identification Guide
Created: June 09, 2000
Mini Cooper S's are very similar to standard Minis, making production of a counterfeit Cooper S very easy. A non-technically-minded buyer could easily be fooled by aftermarket fittings, and doubtless many have. A counterfeit Cooper is worth only a fraction of the likely asking price.
Created: April 05, 2000
A month by month account of the evolution of the Mini as it rolled off the assembly line.