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Announcing the Arrival of Two New Team Mini Mania Members
Created: August 20, 2018
Last week a truck and trailer holding two rare early 60's Minis pulled into our parking lot after a long trip from Texas. One is a 1961 Morris Mini and the other a 1962 Morris Mini Pickup! Our whole team couldn't help but go outside for some oohs and aaahhs.
Schedule of Upcoming Races - Watch and Meet Team Mini Mania
Created: July 11, 2018
You're invited to watch AND meet Team Mini Mania Mini at the various races we'll be running in the next couple months. Founder, Don Racine will take on several tracks! Here are the race dates running between July 20 and September 16, 2018.
2018 Nevada City Adventure: Trek to Thunder Valley Casino
Created: April 17, 2018
Join us on Saturday, June 9, 2018 for our 18th Annual Nevada City Adventure Mini Meet! We'll be serving breakfast before our caravan of MINI Coopers and Classic Minis take-off for a fun excursion to Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln, CA!
Team Mini Mania Racing News 2017
Created: September 25, 2017
Enthusiasts and racers of the Classic Mini are invited to join us at beautiful Sonoma Raceway for the third Can-Am Mini Challenge race! In addition to some epic Mini racing, there is an opportunity for spectators to enjoy a thrilling ride at speed in a race car.
Seven Driver Roster for Mini Mania’s Can-Am Challenge Team
Created: August 22, 2017
Mini Mania officially finalized today its seven-driver lineup to take on the Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 Can-Am Mini Challenge at California’s Sonoma Raceway. Joining the four members of the Don Racine family are three Mini Cooper racing champions from overseas...
Press Release:Can-Am Mini Challenge a Racine & Mini Family Affair
Created: August 10, 2017
When the Racines converge on Sonoma Raceway this September 29 - October 1 for the Can-Am Mini Challenge it won’t just be as competitors, but as life-long enthusiasts celebrating the historic appeal of these classic race cars with their extended Mini Cooper family here and overseas.
Press Release: Mini Mania Targets Can-Am Mini Challenge 2017
Created: July 18, 2017
Mini Mania's owner/founder Don Racine is launching an all-out assault on the prestigious Can-Am Mini Challenge this September with a fleet of vintage Classic Minis featuring race and championship-winning cars spanning some five decades of competition.
Created: July 10, 2017
On Saturday June 24, we held our 17th Annual Nevada City Adventure Summer Extravaganza. It was a fantastic day of friends, smiles, food, prizes and you guessed it....Minis!!
You're Invited June 24 - Nevada City Adventure 2017 Mini Meet
Created: February 07, 2017
Join us for our 17th Annual Nevada City Adventure Mini Meet on Saturday, June 24, 2017! Let's celebrate minis, friends, family and the start of summer!
Top 5 Mods for the Classic Mini
Created: November 22, 2016
We asked our resident Classic Mini expert, Jemal Katat, to give his suggestions for the top 5 mods for the Classic Mini. We wanted to know his opinion when it came to multiple types of modifications. Here we share his answers. Enjoy!
Nevada City Adventure 2016 Recap
Created: June 16, 2016
Mini Mania had the Adventure of a lifetime - the Nevada City Adventure 2016 that is. It was a great event with lots of beautiful Minis and MINIs to gawk at, great lectures from our Tech Talk Speakers and an Adventure Tour to end all Adventure Tours!
Mini Mania Across America 2016
Created: June 02, 2016
When all the stars line up it was an easy decision to make the plans for this blitz of America. In about 35 days the plan is to race four different Vintage Races, attend both Mini Meet West and Mini Meet East, returning to California in time for the July 4th celebrations
Created: February 05, 2014
Motor Werks Magazine covers the Nevada City Adventure 2013 with pictures and stories of the 13 annual event
Winter Rebuilds Photo Captions
Created: January 20, 2014
Winter Rebuild Photo Captions needed!
Created: December 11, 2013
Mini Mania's Nevada City Adventure 2014 What: 14th Annual Nevada City Adventure Where: 870 Gold Flat Road, Nevada City, California When: May 31, 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Customer Product Reviews
Created: November 28, 2013
Customer Product review posts are in many ways the core of what Internet buying is about—the ability for regular folks to express an opinion about a product, be it positive or negative. Every day, tens of thousands of product reviews are written on websites across the world, and often, on just one product alone, hundreds of new opinion/review posts are written each week.
Photo Log Part 5 - Mini Mania Crosses America
Created: September 03, 2013
Don took the mini through tech inspection...passed with flying colors. That evening there was an escorted parade of the race cars along a 17 mile route through quaint New England towns. It was quite a thrill to hear (muffler sound restrictions lifted) and see about 100 race and classic cars winding through the countryside.
Created: August 19, 2013
Photo Log Part 3 - Mini Mania Crosses America
Created: August 13, 2013
Don Racine, owner and founder of Mini Mania, is now traveling across the US towing his infamous 1960 Mini to take part in three exciting races
PHOTO Log Part 1 - Mini Mania Crosses America
Created: August 09, 2013
Follow along as Don Racine, owner and founder of Mini Mania, is travels across the US towing his infamous 1960 Mini to take part in three exciting races: Glenora Wine Cellars US Vintage Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, NY, the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT and the Vintage Grand Prix Au Grattan XXVII in Grattan, MI.
Created: June 12, 2013
With the help of Mini Mania's parts and advice, our friends at Classic Motorsports magazine are making great progress with their 1967 Cooper S restoration project. The driveline is completed. We just sent them a big box of suspension pieces and they tell us they have both subframes nearly completed and ready to go back on the car.
Created: June 04, 2013
Mark Your Calendars! We have set a date for Nevada City Adventure 2014! Join us on Sat. May 31, 2014 for our 14th Annual Open House and Car Show. 2014 also just so happens to be our 40 year anniversary. We are already planning an EXTRA special event! RSVP ...
1967 Mini Cooper S Restoration - Mini Mania & Classic Motorsports
Created: March 01, 2013
1967 Mini Cooper S Restoration Title
Team Mini Mania at the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival
Created: February 05, 2013
Team Mini Mania's caravan of four Classic Mini Coopers have again been selected to participate in the upcoming Sonoma Historic Races at Sonoma Raceway, California. ***UPDATE*** Do you needs parts and you're going to the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival? Mini Mania will delivery them t...
Created: December 10, 2012
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Created: December 10, 2012
Sobre Mini Mania -Nuestra compañía se encuentra en el Corazón de las tierras mineras del norte de California, a las faldas de la Sierra Nevada de California. Que mejor lugar para manejar tu Mini Cooper que las curvas de nuestra región!
Created: October 02, 2012
Southern California Mini Cooper Club Newsletter is full of great information and fun events.
Created: September 20, 2012
Enthusiasts Wanted - Mini Enthusiasts that are comfortable in front of a computer. Contributing editors, tech writers and bloggers- all are welcome ***Earn $50 per 300-500 words and $5 per published photo!*** If you think you know your Mini or at least would like to tell others about your experie...
Created: September 12, 2012
Every September 15th Mexicans commemorate the war of Independence, which was actually initiated in the small town of Dolores in Guanajuato Mexico on September 16, 1810.
Created: September 07, 2012
Swap Ideas Day encourages us to share and trade ideas and concepts. As you fully participate in this day, we think you will get plenty of good ideas to put to use in your everyday life. Some will be so good, that you will want to pass them along, (or swap them) to others. Sharing is good. Ideas...
Classic Mini vs. New MINI
Created: August 23, 2012
The original Mini Cooper was first launched in 1959 and went on to become a style icon of the 1960s which was much sought after, even by the rich and famous.
Nevada City Lodging Guide
Created: June 11, 2012
Local Room Taxes NOT included Seasonal rates may apply, Rates are subject to change
2012 Nevada City Adventure - Recap
Created: June 04, 2012
It was a early morning at the Mini Mania headquarters in Nevada City, Ca. We had MINI’s show up the day previous. Anxious participants were scouting to see if people were camping out for prime locations in the front of our facility.
MOM's & the MINI for Mother's Day
Created: May 07, 2012
We think MOM's are pretty special... Really, Where would we be without 'em? So, for this Mother's Day we want all of you MOMs to treat yourself!
Vintage Racing on the Philip Island - AUS
Created: May 03, 2012
Phillip Island is the on the southern most tip of Australia and only 90 miles from Melbourne. The 38 Sq. mile island features spectacular coastal scenery, charming heritage and an abundance of Australian wildlife AND the most famous race track in a country that is 2.9M sq.miles (the USA only has 3M Sq. miles) with a total population of 21.8 Million people (California alone has 37.7 million). Phillip Island itself has a population of less than 10,000.
Standing Starts verses Rolling Starts - AUS
Created: May 03, 2012
Standing starts verses rolling startsWhile I am sure this has been discussed, debated and ruled on many time in history I thought I might share a perspective from a newcomers point of view.
Vintage Racing at Wakefield Park - AUS
Created: April 19, 2012
The racing adventure of a lifetime started on a small club race track southwest of Sydney.The Sydney area is not unlike a lot of areas in America in that many of the racers tell stories aboutthe number of old race tracks that have been bull dozed by the developers for housing or shopping
Drive the race track of your dream - AUS
Created: April 04, 2012
As most of us are driven to race for the experience and thrill of it all with a little tinge of winning it is easy to know that almost everyone has dreams of racing various circuits around the US and even the world.
Vintage racing (and more) in Australia - AUS
Created: April 03, 2012
The mystique of Phillip Island was with us for almost 5 months, before we left for Australia. The anticipation of participating in the world class premiere Aussie vintage racing event was intertwined in our daily life, everything relating to "when we go to Australia....."
Created: March 30, 2012
Mini Meet East dates and history
Created: March 23, 2012
Win a weekend at Lake Tahoe at this years 12th Annual Nevada City Adventure !
Austrailian Adventure - Don goes down under - AUS
Created: February 23, 2012
Early rise this morning in order to meet Graham Russel at 7 am for our road trip to the Blue Mountains, about an hours drive from Paramatta.
The Daytona-win-$500 Contest - The Daytona 500
Created: February 20, 2012
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series kicks off its 2012 preparations at Daytona International Speedway. The Daytona 500 is to racing what the Super Bowl is to football.
Created: February 03, 2012
The Big News is WE'RE IN! As it turned out, our little town's Soapbox Derby has generated huge interest!  So much that there had to be a lottery to limit the field to 42 entries.. 
Mini Mania goes racing!! SOAPBOX Derby Racing! - UPDATE!
Created: January 19, 2012
We’d like to sponsor an entry in this Summer’s NEVADA CITY ADULT SOAPBOX DERBY. Those of us who attended last year’s inaugural race witnessed a great community event that benefited our local Pioneer Park in Nevada City, just around the corner from Mini Mania. In fact, our parking lot was used as a staging area by the teams competing in the race!
Mini & the Month Of..
Created: January 05, 2012
Mini & the Month Of..  A complete listing of Mini, and the milestones, by month
Created: December 20, 2011
Fit seal, squirt loads of silicone spray around it, place glass in seal on scuttle, then with a blunt screw driver ease it in.
1964 Mini Cooper Works Racecar DJB93B
Created: December 16, 2011
Belying its small size and apparent fragility, the Mini Cooper developed into the most successful works rally car of the 1960s
Minis and the Month of December
Created: December 06, 2011
Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of December, and an overview of total Mini production figures.
Minis and the Month of November
Created: November 10, 2011
Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of November; including, the birth of Alex Issigonis.
Even More Minis and the Month of October
Created: October 31, 2011
Even More Minis and the Month of October               Still more significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of October; including, the end of production for Minis in three countries and the passing of Issigonis.
More Minis and the Month of October
Created: October 26, 2011
            More significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of October.
Jessica Pabalate's Arrive & Drive Experience
Created: October 14, 2011
I was at work when I opened the email Don sent telling me that I won the essay contest for Arrive and Drive. I read it, and then reread it because I couldn’t believe I won! I jumped up out of my chair emphatically yelling “I won, I won, I won!”
Wallpaper for your iPhone from Mini Mania
Created: October 13, 2011
Want to make your MINI the wallpaper on your iPhone? Creating your own Wallpaper for your iPhone is a pretty simple task.
Get 15% back from Mini Mania - Video Upload
Created: October 11, 2011
Make a "Do it Yourself" guide. (a D.I.Y.)Take a Video of you applying, bolting on, installing,or modifying your MINI with your Mini Mania order.
The Mini-Trac at The Bottom of the World
Created: October 05, 2011
Port Martin, to the east, has reported an annual average wind speed in the gale force range, and daily averages as high as 102 mph (hurricane classification begins at 73 mph). If it's the last place in the world you would expect to find a Mini, read on.
Minis and the Month of October
Created: October 03, 2011
Minis and the Month of October               Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of October.
More Minis and the Month of September
Created: September 27, 2011
Minis and More for the Month of September               More significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of September.
Minis and the Month of September
Created: September 02, 2011
Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of September
NEW Oporto Bike for Women from Cooper Bikes
Created: September 02, 2011
The bicycle division of the Cooper Car Company said the Oporto is elegant, simple and high quality, featuring a sophisticated riding position for comfort and a smooth ride.
More Minis and the Month of August
Created: August 29, 2011
            More significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of August.
Jessica Pabalate - 2011 Arrive & Drive Winner
Created: August 23, 2011
        I absolutely loved that car and my favorite thing was to drive along the desolate windy country roads where I lived. My dad even became fascinated with all things MINI and was..
August is special - Happy Birthday Mini Cooper!
Created: August 04, 2011
On this day in 1959, the British Motor Corporation (BMC) launched its newest car, the small, affordable–at a price tag of less than $800–Mark I Mini. The diminutive Mini went on to become one of the best-selling British cars in history
Minis and the Month of August
Created: August 03, 2011
Minis and the Month of August               Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of August.
More Minis and the Month of July
Created: July 25, 2011
Minis and More From the Month of July              More events in the life of the Mini from the month of July – mostly about North American Mini Meets.
Minis and the Month of July
Created: July 12, 2011
Minis and the Month of July; Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of July.
More Minis and the Month of June
Created: July 01, 2011
More significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of June. ...1986, June. Piccadilly limited edition starts at 3,928UKP. (Total production: approx. 2,500.) A City E in Cashmere Gold. Dark velvet interior. Full width wheel trims in plastic...
Minis and the Month of June
Created: June 30, 2011
 Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of June
Many Mini Dashes at Mini Meet West 2011!
Created: June 23, 2011
We've got lot's of Mini Meet West 2011 stuff to share with you! The first is a gallery of some of the many Mini dashes we saw. Use the comment section to vote for your favorite!
Ricks VTEC Mini
Created: June 06, 2011
Here our some shots of our Vtec Mini. We used a Honda civic car for parts.
More Minis and the Month of May
Created: May 11, 2011
    More significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of May…and a few insignificant ones.
Mini Mania's 25th year at the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival
Created: May 05, 2011
The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival is coming up and were excited!The Festival takes place the first weekend of June. The 4th  & 5thMini Mania will be there for our 25th year and to celebrate were giving a free lunch to anyone that wants to come out and support us.
Created: May 04, 2011
Minis: More April and Into May    Significant events in the life of the Mini from the months of April and May
Vintage Racing at Hallett Motor Raceway - Dennis Racine
Created: May 04, 2011
Vintage racing has very much been a part of the Racine’s life style for quite a while. And now with the whole family racing, it’s been even more special. We now field no less than for Minis out at the track.
Minis and the Month of April
Created: April 30, 2011
Minis and April              Significant events in the life of the Mini from the month of April.
Women and the Mini Quiz
Created: April 29, 2011
The world of Minis is not populated solely by men. Females played an important role, especially in early Mini history. Here’s a little quiz to see how well you’ve been paying attention when reading about the early days of the Mini; especially, Browning’s, “The Works Minis.”
Even More Minis and the Month of March, & Misc.
Created: March 24, 2011
A little more from Mini life in the month of March, plus some extras.
Learn from the Dyno - NCA 2012
Created: March 22, 2011
the Dyno can yield a lot of great information and this was no exception! Dyno testing is like a ‘great dream’! Lots of us talk about them but how many people can really live them! Proving our metal is often equated to ‘dreaming’ about demonstrated how good we are by how much horsepower we can buy for our steed of choice.
Nevada City Adventure 2011 ( 11th NCA )
Created: March 22, 2011
Nevada City Adventure 2011 Minis, music, and driving fun highlight this 11th annual springtime event in Northern California.
Max's Clubman VTEC
Created: March 10, 2011
1974 Clubman Wagon For Sale It's a New Zealand 1974 Clubman Estate.Since I bought this car it's never stopped changing.
More Minis and the Month of March
Created: March 09, 2011
Minis and March, Part II.               More from the busy Mini life in the month of March.
In Stock or it Ships Free!
Created: March 08, 2011
At Mini Mania, our goal is for you to have the best shopping experience possible. So we've decided that when we're occassionly out of an item that you need, we'll go ahead and pay to ship that item to you as soon as it comes in!
Mini Mania is celebrating 20 years of Website Service in 2016
Created: March 03, 2011
Founded in 1974, Mini Mania first presented itself on the Internet in 1996. Always a leader in information and customer service, the Internet was and continues to be a great means of giving more to our friends and customers.
Mini Mania celebrates 40 years in business
Created: March 03, 2011
Mini Mania celebrates 40 years in business during 2014! Mini Mania is located in the heart of the Gold Country in Northern California's Sierra Nevada Foothills. What better place to drive Mini Coopers than in the twisty mountain roads of the region!
Minis and the Month of March
Created: February 28, 2011
Minis and March. March was a busy month for Minis! 
Minis, More February and a Bonus
Created: February 22, 2011
Minis…More February and a Bonus.             Here are a few more February Mini-related dates. The later years are pretty boring, so I’ve added a few miscellaneous items at the end to make up for all the “decal specials.”
Minis, More January, and Into February
Created: February 14, 2011
    Mini's, January, & Febuary The last article focused on the importance of January in the history of the Mini as it related to the Monte Carlo Rally successes. Here are a few more January dates that are less well known. How many of these do you know?
Minis, January, & The Monte Carlo Rallye
Created: February 07, 2011
If one starts digging into the history of the Mini, the month of January was a very important one; especially, on the international scene.
TEAM MINI MANIA Ready for Sonoma's Challenge
Created: January 25, 2011
With plans for 6 days of running/testing now underway, Team Mini Mania will be ready to see the green flag at the start of the Sonoma Motorsport Festival.
Team Mini Mania Race Schedule 2011
Created: January 13, 2011
The Racine family from Team Mini Mania has annouced a busy schedule for the 2011 Vintage Race season. The team includes, Don Racine, Dennis Racine, Julie Racine and son-in-law John Burmann.
Mini Mania 2011 Race Schedule
Created: December 09, 2010
With the 2010 year coming to a close it's time to start thinking about next year. 2010 was a great year for us, and we're looking forward to another in 2011.
Thoughts from a Mini Mania Customer
Created: October 04, 2010
I want to thank all these people and your business in general for making my foray into this awesome hobby/lifestyle hassle free and extremely fun. Its people like you that bring more people into this hobby. Once again, thank you so much for making this a effortless transition for me. Rob Crawley
Created: September 13, 2010
Mini Mania featured on annual Tour of Nevada County
Created: September 03, 2010
Here's How To Ensure You Receive MiniMania’s Emails In The FutureEmail Whitelist InstructionsSince your ISP probably uses some type of spam filter we ask that you add us to your trusted list of senders, contacts or address book. All also known as whitelisting.If you do not see an email from in your ...
MINCOMP & Team Mini Mania Celebrate 19 Year Partnership!
Created: August 27, 2010
Over the years the MINCOMP MINI has gone from being a converted street tub based mini race car to what is now a full tube frame purpose built race mini! Although the SCCA GT rules do allow building a mini as a rear wheel drive (RWD)
Electric Mini Pick-up
Created: August 04, 2010
The Mini Pick-up restoration project seems to be again getting underway. The program started almost 2 years ago when I got tired of seeing the decay on the family pick-up getting worse just sitting there. The first step of restoring the body got underway with a bang and looked like it could be don...
Created: May 26, 2010
The Nevada City Adventure 2010 has been an annual Mini event sponsored by Mini Mania for the last 10 years, and generally marks the beginning of the summer Mini Meet season in the western states. Held on the grounds of Mini Mania’s (www.minimania. com) 6-acre facility in Nevada City, CA.
Created: April 20, 2010
Monthly Racers Lunch Program April 21 at Autovino in Menlo Park California The Monthly Racers Lunch Program April 21 at Autovino in Menlo Park California is Vintage Production Sports Cars – Low Cost, Fun Vintage Racing a presentation and discussion by Don Racinge of Mini M..
Created: March 16, 2010
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Created: January 21, 2010
With MINI’s introduction in 2010 of the MINI Countryman, we need to look back 50 years to another introduction, that of the Austin Seven Countryman.
Nevada City Adventure 2010
Created: January 11, 2010
We would like to invite all Mini enthusiasts to our 9th annual Nevada City Adventure, set for May 15th from 8 am until approximately 5 pm, located in the heart of the scenic and beautiful gold country. This year’s event coinsides with the 2010 AMGEN Tour of California which for the first time ever will begin in Nevada City! It's important to mention this event because if you plan on staying over in Nevada City, you'll need to make your arrangements early, as rooms will book up fast due to this huge bicycling event!
A “Moke” by any other name is NOT a Mini Moke!
Created: December 17, 2009
A “Moke” by any other name is NOT a Mini Moke!The world of MINI seems to be currently abuse with the story planted by BMW that MINI might someday produce a very distant cousin to the current model called the Beachcomber! A little history will help: Based on the Mini, the Mini Moke was designed by Si...
Mini Partes y Accesorios - PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES - [Spanish FAQ]
Created: June 19, 2009
Mini Partes y Accesorios Enviamos a México! - PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES (En Español) - [Spanish FAQ] Created: June 19, 2009 Mini Partes y Accesorios - Enviamos a México! PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES ¿Distribuyen partes para el Mini Cooper? Sí. Llevamos más de 35 años en este negocio y distribuimos partes para el modelo Mini Clásico (Inglés/Rover/BMC) y para el Mini Cooper S, fabricado d...
Nevada City Adventure 2009 Galleries & Stuff!
Created: May 22, 2009
We would like to invite all Mini enthusiasts to our 8th annual Nevada City Adventure, set for May 16th from 8 am until approximately 5 pm, located in the heart of the scenic and beautiful gold country. This year’s event celebrates the 50th anniversary of the British classic mini cooper.
MINCOMP & Team Mini Mania 2009 racing season (so far!)
Created: April 20, 2009
MINCOMP/Team Mini Mania 2009 racing season (so far!) The 2009 SCCA National racing season is in full swing and the MINCOMP MINI has been out and running the SoPac events! Due to the economics we all are facing this year, it was decided to run only the SoPac National races and not travel up,...
Created: April 01, 2009
The Mini was conceived by designer, Alec Issigonis, as a cheap, efficient, practical people's car, and was first produced in August of 1959. Front-wheel-drive, transverse-engined, and with innovative rubber suspension, it broke the mould of traditional small car design at the time
What we learned after 5 hours on the Dyno - NCA 08
Created: January 29, 2009
The Nevada City Adventure 2008 at Mini Mania was an experience like no other for many of us! Five hours on the Dyno can yield a lot of great information and this was no exception!
Created: December 05, 2008
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Created: August 27, 2008
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Created: June 03, 2008
The Redwood Empire MINI Club joined forces with Mini Mania to put on a show at the recent 22nd annual “Wine Country Classic Vintage Races” held at Infinion Raceway during the week-end of May 31st, 2008.  
Created: February 20, 2008
The Californian Mini Moke Is Here!Now you can build your own version of the beloved classic! Mini Mania, Inc. has obtained the rights from the manufacturer to sell the recently introduced Mini Moke replica in do-it-yourself kit form. Whether or not you’re familiar with these popular fun cars of the 1960’s and 70’s, there is one Moke that stands out among the rest: the Californian Mini Moke. Auto expert Don Racine hosts www.MiniMokeUSA.com, which chronicles the history of the Moke and it’s evolution into the replica industry.
Created: February 11, 2008
RSS is an easy way for you to be alerted when content that interests you appears on your favorite websites, such as Mini Mania. Instead of visiting the Mini Mania website to browse for new articles, new product announcements, cars for sale, etc.
Created: January 14, 2008
Summer is just around the corner and that means it's time to mark your calendars to join us for our 7th Annual Nevada City Adventure Open House, Saturday May 17th, 8am to 4pm. Some of the events planned include a swap meet, car show, prizes, and of course, great deals on the latest and coolest merchandise! Also this year we will be featuring our "DO-IT-YOURSELF" Install sessions and product demos.
Created: November 17, 2007
I would like to ask that you to join me and Mini Motors in celebrating the merger of Mini Motors in Santa Rosa, California with MiniMania, Inc. of Nevada City, California. After faithfully serving the world-wide community of both the Classic and BMW Mini Coopers for over 10 years I have made the ...
Created: November 07, 2007
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Created: September 21, 2007
Mini Mania, USA announces that the Mincomp Mini Mania Classic Mini Cooper has again been invited to participate in the SCCA “Race of Champions” annual event. The Classic Mini Cooper will run with the other regional champions during the week long motorsports challenge to be held in Topeka, Kansas. The first qualifying session will start October 9th with the National Championship race to be held October 12th.Mini Racing at Mini Mania Website
Created: June 05, 2007
The 6th Annual Nevada City Adventure was a great success with over 100 BMW MINI and classic Mini Coopers in attendance. MINI Cooper enthusiasts drove from all over the West to participate in this year’s event...
Created: March 27, 2007
How to get a shipping quote: (Logging into the site is NOT required)Step 1: Select a productStep 2: Hit 'Buy Now' button to place item in shopping cartStep 3: Hit blue button 'Shipping Quote'Step 4: Activate the drop down menu and pick the country that you wish to ship toStep 5: From the drop down m...
Created: March 26, 2007
Shipping quotes are now available by simply choosing a product to put into your shopping cart and entering a postal code and country, a login is no longer needed.
Customer Service and Product availability
Created: February 15, 2007
Mini Mania, Inc. strives to make “Customer Service’ our primary objective. And while this customer service objective for us may not be consistent with the classic definition in our consumer world, the nature of our business is to supply information and parts to a very small community of owners of ...
Created: January 24, 2007
Place a Mini Mania banner and link on your home page, and earn a 5% commission on all on-line sales made through your website. No set-up fees, minimum sales levels or other hidden charges; you'll receive a check every six months.
Still A Legend - The Mini Cooper Land Speed Record
Created: November 15, 2006
And now a new record has been established for the Mini in the US - A Land Speed Record at the Bonneville salt flats! The little square econo box Mini was never intended to out of the city yet alone on the salt flats.
Created: September 24, 2006
The historic races in Monterey for the last 31 years have been considered the ultimate Vinatge race held in the USA.  Drivers and cars from around the world all enter this event. Regretfully only about 350 cars are accepted each years from the 1,000+ entires.  This year was no exception.  The tradition has it that each year a specific marque of historic significance is chosen to be honored and thus while many of the same cars are there year after year, the changing featured marque results in new and exciting race cars year after year.
Created: September 07, 2006
Prices are rising worldwide, not only at our own gas pumps but even for the bits and bobs which keep our beloved Minis running. British Motor Heritage (BMH) is the world supplier for factory original quality sheet metal for the Classic Mini and other British cars. As BMH’s sole authorized distributor in the US, Mini Mania recently received notification of price increases across the BMH range of products.
Created: July 05, 2006
Many of us are still driving and enjoying our Mini Cooper every day and seldom really appreciate what we experience. How many of us can remember exactly when our daily driver started being referred to as a “classic”? How many of us would be proud to drive around in a 20+ year old American car? Do you ever stop to think that our MK1 Mini & Mini Coopers are 40+ years old and that even our MK3 Mini & Mini Coopers are 30+ years old!
Created: June 27, 2006
Now taking orders: A 5 speed transmission for the Mini will be available within the next week or so! These A+ Rod Change gearboxes can be fitted to any Mini model or engine. 5th gear is overdrive! VERY, Very limited quantity.
Created: April 27, 2006
The Mini Mania Website now offers many customers the option to view all prices in their native currency. This latest innovative feature of both the classic and BMW MINI portions of the Website allows the customer to easily choose the currency they are most familiar with and thus making it easier to appreciate our great prices. On the left side of the screen on almost every page on the classic side you will find a drop down menu that when you select your currency the entire page will reflect your price in that currency.
SEMA Membership & History
Created: January 30, 2006
A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.
Created: December 23, 2005
Heritage Approval means that Mini Mania (USA) meet strict criteria regarding quality of service, product knowledge, financial stability, premises and that they carry a broad range of Heritage Original Equipment parts in stock.
Team Mini Mania / MINCOMP MINI COOPER
Created: April 25, 2005
Hello everybody...We ran the Team Mini Mania / MINCOMP MINI COOPER at Thunderhill for a SCCA Double Nation over the March 18th weekend. There were three minis entered in this event Doug Peterson was guest driving Ward Barbour's mini (this is the sister car to the Fortech Mini), Jon Becker had his mi...
Created: February 24, 2005
Mini Mania in the Press are a few highlights from all the global press coverage received by Mini Mania
Created: August 02, 2004
Put your Mini-related website to work by becoming a Mini Mania Affiliate! Earn a 5% commission on all on-line sales made through your website. This is a great way for Mini clubs to raise money for the treasury, or for Mini shops and dealers to get added income with very little effort and no overhead costs.
Mountain Madness - GoMini Magazine
Created: July 23, 2004
Mini Mania plots to conquer the world by getting every Mini on the globe to go a little bit faster.
Created: July 01, 2004
Mini Mania branded products are covered for 2 years/24K miles, OR the remainder of your OEM warranty!
Created: May 25, 2004
Mini Mania's 30th anniversary party drew over 70 New and Classic Minis.
Created: September 03, 2003
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Created: June 04, 2002
Our Guarantee: We offer the best products at the best prices available----
Created: May 27, 2002
It nice to hear good things!
Created: January 31, 2002
It's official! The Mini Mania New MINI will be on display at the 12th Annual Inland Empire Auto Show in Ontario, California, Feb. 27 through March 3.
Created: November 09, 2001
Mini Mania and our New MINI modifications were prominently featured in the San Jose Mercury News just prior to the Mini Challenge.
Created: May 02, 2001
On Sunday, April 29th, Mini Mania held it's first Nevada City Adventure event. Being our first swap meet/car show since our move, we weren't sure what to expect...
Created: April 12, 2001
A thank you letter we recently recieved with some great photos to go with it.
Created: June 20, 2000
I just ordered an engine from you folks and it represents my first transaction with you. My experience with your effort to be a focal point to the mini community has been filled with respect and admiration.