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 Posted: Mar 8, 2021 04:22PM
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I saw your old post about picking around 17 of the Mini Mokes that used to be on Catalina Island. Do you have a record of the Mokes? I am trying to find one with license plate WXR276, it was rental number 47. Would like to know what happened to it since my family rented it back in the late sixties to around 1972. Thank You

 Posted: Mar 26, 2019 03:58PM
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malsal.. totally agree.  could NOT be that hard to make fiberglass mold for  UK moke shell.. btw. the chinese  are down to $4500 on the last 27 Chokes. in Chongqing. China..  only worth $2500 as the choke shell is all that is really any good on them.. and you know after they have been sitting for TEN yes.. the paint is $Hit..  later bc

 Posted: Mar 26, 2019 02:27PM
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As Mokes are/were used in a lot of warmer climates near the ocean air i never understood why nobody made an exact copy Moke shell. I am not talking about a Cub, Scamp, Jimini and others which were all Moke "copies" some produced in steel and some produced in fiberglass, it seems Mini saloons, convertibles and pick ups have been done in fiberglass but maybe there is not as big of a demand for a Moke.



If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Mar 26, 2019 11:21AM
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Progress report?

Peter - 65 UK Moke, 60 Bugeye Sprite.  email:  

 

 Posted: Dec 1, 2014 08:10AM
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I still do NOT see why someone would buy these. except for the vin number and titles..  guess you can NOT do state vin number and bonded title with DVLA in swansea uk??

 Posted: Nov 20, 2014 06:36AM
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Great buy - bringing them Home to Restore and re create - M Panels are Awesome Fit great and aided in my rebuild.

 

Robster - Moke's on the highway - OF COURSE!  More than one is the most fun!!

 

 

And your face will look like this!

 

But you dont have a runing mini so you cant compare!

 

 

Best of luck on the new lease of life on these bodies!

 Posted: Nov 20, 2014 04:53AM
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not stoned, not stupic.... just being practical and has eye for beauty.,,

"just being practical and has eye for beauty"??? So then Rooster, you really do prefer the long wheel based 'masking tape' model Mini's afterall!!! I thought so. Good choice.                      Masking Tape Estate

 

P.S. Time to powdercoat that Segway and add some ashwood embellishments.

OMG!!!! eewww! you got me there miniestate, honestly the only way to piss me off is to show the picture of that estate car thing or whatever its called.

your car painter must have alzeimers, he forgot to remove the masking tape around the panels, haha

pls dont get mad at me but seriously those wood sidings does not really look nice, if i were you i'd take it out.  

no offense meant just telling the truth. and just a brotherly advice

 

You should listen to your brother Miniestate, if anyone knows how to devalue a mini, Robster does.

In this case I'd go as far to say he's an expert.

 Posted: Nov 20, 2014 04:00AM
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i have an innocent question, are Mokes street legal?  i mean ,  can you drive them on 35mph biways and 70mph highways?  just asking.

 

 Posted: Nov 19, 2014 09:28PM
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Lets keep this thread for Roger and John's  great purchase of the catalina mokes.

If you want to discuss the cost of restoring a moke or building a new one open up a new thread. I'll happily join in.

 

 Posted: Nov 19, 2014 01:01PM
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well. lets see one of these 9000 quid moke shells with show quality paint jobs.. ( a mere $14,500 USD) for bare moke shell..

 Posted: Nov 19, 2014 10:34AM
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If you were to include a show winning paint job £9k would be about right.

 Posted: Nov 18, 2014 05:08PM
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nippy car// your moke shells look great. how much?? I heard 9000 quid?? 

 Posted: Nov 18, 2014 11:07AM
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great story,

heres a couple pictures of mokes with brand new English bodyshells, Fabulous detail, even has a correct hand crafted bulkhead, Not a converted Cagiva panel.

 

 Posted: Nov 18, 2014 02:54AM
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Originally Posted by miniestate
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Originally Posted by robster

not stoned, not stupic.... just being practical and has eye for beauty.,,

"just being practical and has eye for beauty"??? So then Rooster, you really do prefer the long wheel based 'masking tape' model Mini's afterall!!! I thought so. Good choice.                      Masking Tape Estate

 

P.S. Time to powdercoat that Segway and add some ashwood embellishments.

OMG!!!! eewww! you got me there miniestate, honestly the only way to piss me off is to show the picture of that estate car thing or whatever its called.

your car painter must have alzeimers, he forgot to remove the masking tape around the panels, haha

pls dont get mad at me but seriously those wood sidings does not really look nice, if i were you i'd take it out.  

no offense meant just telling the truth. and just a brotherly advice

 

 

 Posted: Nov 17, 2014 10:37PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robster

not stoned, not stupic.... just being practical and has eye for beauty.,,

"just being practical and has eye for beauty"??? So then Rooster, you really do prefer the long wheel based 'masking tape' model Mini's afterall!!! I thought so. Good choice.                      Masking Tape Estate

 

P.S. Time to powdercoat that Segway and add some ashwood embellishments.

"It's a good day when you wake up with a Woody!"
 Posted: Nov 17, 2014 10:12PM
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That's because he used the handlebar grips to repair his shifter.

Malsack if you english were able today to think out of the box you would still be a great country like you once were,,,,Just sayin'.

Now people just go there for the  drag queens and old castles.  you should try Catalina ,you might meet some young vietnamese boys to drive in your overpriced solid gold moke

Yeah the whole world should learn how to rig and cobble up with your half ass way of repairing $hit and it would be a better place i am sure.

Gold Moke getting me confused with BC i think, that's what happens when you have too many screen names Pacific Luke.

You need to go back the Catalina i heard the internet is none existint there we could all get back to normal here.

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Nov 17, 2014 03:55PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by malsal

That's because he used the handlebar grips to repair his shifter.

Malsack if you english were able today to think out of the box you would still be a great country like you once were,,,,Just sayin'.

Now people just go there for the  drag queens and old castles.  you should try Catalina ,you might meet some young vietnamese boys to drive in your overpriced solid gold moke

 Posted: Nov 17, 2014 03:31PM
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 when i went back home guess what i noticed my 5 month Segway has rust all over the handle bars and step plate and brackets,

You must have forgot your WD40 that trip.

That's because he used the handlebar grips to repair his shifter.

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Nov 17, 2014 02:13PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robster

 when i went back home guess what i noticed my 5 month Segway has rust all over the handle bars and step plate and brackets,

You must have forgot your WD40 that trip.


 Posted: Nov 17, 2014 02:04PM
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Originally Posted by robster

not stoned, not stupic.... just being practical and has eye for beauty.,,

Judging by what you have done to your car if you wear glasses get that pescription checked if not invest in  some, don't bother with the expensive ones from an optician just go to the Dollar store they sell the cheap magnifier ones right next to the snake oil aisle (yes you know where)......

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

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