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Still, I think is not a bad price for a rare rust resistant Mini. Would anybody here be interested in buying a Mini Cord?
Miguel

If I was younger I would. I miss driving a Mini in the snow.
What Dan said!  One of my fondest memories of Minis (long long before I owned one) was a coworker picking me up in a snowstorm and us passing lots and lots of RWD cars/trucks , plowing snow all the way with tiny 12" studded winter tires.  That mini is likely long rusted away by now.
Studded tires??!!! 12" wheels???!!
I'm talking 10" biased-ply summer tires (from Canadian Tire, no less) on a 1968 Countryman. My daily driver to college in the early 1970's. I've got stories too.....

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Still, I think is not a bad price for a rare rust resistant Mini. Would anybody here be interested in buying a Mini Cord?
Miguel

If I was younger I would. I miss driving a Mini in the snow.
What Dan said!  One of my fondest memories of Minis (long long before I owned one) was a coworker picking me up in a snowstorm and us passing lots and lots of RWD cars/trucks , plowing snow all the way with tiny 12" studded winter tires.  That mini is likely long rusted away by now.

  ~ 30 minutes in a Mini is more therapeutic than 3 sessions @ the shrink. ~

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 Posted: Sep 6, 2019 11:26AM
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Still, I think is not a bad price for a rare rust resistant Mini. Would anybody here be interested in buying a Mini Cord?
Miguel

If I was younger I would. I miss driving a Mini in the snow.

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: Sep 6, 2019 04:01AM
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As having owned two in the past, and having owned a British 91 Cooper, I acn tell you I rather have the Cord over the british counterpart.

 

Its quieter, it is safer and it is rust resistant.

 

Right now I'm looking into the possibility of bringing one into Canada, hopefully it will work out. 

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Saw one of these yesterday, nice example being redone in by Mini Coopers of Miami.  Seems solid, the roof line takes some getting used to as it's missing the front and rear  roof line lip.  I'm sure there's many other differences, in the end, it's a Mini and 99% of people that see it will not know it's FG.

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Really enjoyed the site, fascinating story.

 Posted: Sep 4, 2019 03:02AM
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Yes, Dan got it! It has something to do with Minimania being a secure page https.

I'm also currently looking into the possibility of bringing a Mini Cord to Canada. Good ones are not that expensive and they are now 25 years old, but of course all the extra costs to bring them over almost double the cost of the car in Colombia.

 

Still, I think is not a bad price for a rare rust resistant Mini. Would anybody here be interested in buying a Mini Cord?

Miguel

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..or click on the link (KimB's corrected version) and when it fails just take out the "s" in "https//" and hit enter.

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Actually the problem was a typo in the original post  "www.minipassionnini.com/minicord"  Should Be "www.minipassionMini.com/minicord"
Fun stuff though.....
Kim

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Thanks for pointing that out. 

 

The problem is not my website but something to do with the forum.

 

My website uses a // url  but the forum, no matter what i do converts it to a https, so it will not work.

 

Please copy paste www.minipassionmini.com directly on your browser and the page will open.

Regards,

Miguel

 Posted: Sep 2, 2019 08:32AM
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//www.minipassionmini.50megs.com/

"How can anything bigger be mini?"

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Not working, Miguel.

 Posted: Sep 2, 2019 07:10AM
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As many of you already know, I have been working for the last 18 years to keep the history of the Mini Cord, the Venezuelan made, Rover backed, GRP bodied Mini alive.

Well, I have finally updated my page with all the information, picture and collectible items that I have been able to collect sine they came out in 1992.

 

I would like to invite you to take a look and learn about this rare South American Mini, that due to poor reception and financial issues only 1309 Minis were ever made.

 

The direct link is here: Please copy pastte on your browser as direct link from Minimania will not work.

www.minipassionmini.com/minicord

Looking forward to see your comments and answer any of your questions.

 

Miguel Plano

P.S. I have also updated my brochure and advertisement collection, with hundreds of complete documents availabe in PDF format.

 

You can see them here:

 

www.minipassionmini.com/pictures