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 Posted: May 30, 2010 09:24PM
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Interesting subject, and I am not in total disagreement with latch mechanism being same color as body color, but, it seems that all the latch/lock mechanisms on all (5) MKI Mini Woody Wagons I've owned, ie; including both doors on all MKI Minis I've owned, (minus my (2) 1966 Mokes of course!), have all been black. A semi flat black if I'm not mistaken? Anyway, I've also got a couple of spare MKI door latches in my box of Mini parts that are also black. I know, I know, this discussion is open for interpretation. That's what makes this forum soooooooooooooooooooo worthwhile. We will probably all end up learning something here! 

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 Posted: May 30, 2010 06:50PM
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ANother Question for you guys:  I'm getting some parts together for powder coating and need to know the correct color of the rear door lock mechanism. I have seen some black and some body color. thx

I had a look at the '62's and the two white were white and the blue was blue so I would have to say body colour.

Ron

 

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 Posted: May 30, 2010 04:33PM
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 Posted: May 28, 2010 03:16PM
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ANother Question for you guys:  I'm getting some parts together for powder coating and need to know the correct color of the rear door lock mechanism. I have seen some black and some body color. thx

 

 

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 Posted: May 25, 2010 12:40PM
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Sean, Email sent.

 

 

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 Posted: May 25, 2010 12:28PM
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I think my 66 has sewn seats, I will check when I get home. I did however, treat her to a full Newton interior (safely packed away in the closet) for when she is ready.

Started out life red/Red, but I am pretty convinced I will be going with Tweed grey and red interior.

Jury is still out on the wood trim though. I have it, but haven't decided if I will use it...

Sean Windrum

1996 MGF VVC
1970 1275 GT Racer
66 Austin Countryman
63 997 Cooper (Under Construction)
63 MG 1100

 

 Posted: May 25, 2010 11:41AM
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My wife's 64 also has sewn seats, but the upholstery is pretty fragile after 40+ years. I gave her the half leather seats from my modern mongrel and took the Cobra buckets that came with the Traveller in addition to the original seats.

 Posted: May 23, 2010 08:33PM
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Here is another question, what type of seats are in your cars? Around the years of 64-68??  Are they sewn seats or pressed seams??? My car is listed as a '65 but was built in '64. I now have a set of pretty good front seats and a pretty good rear seat, but they are pressed seam. The rear seat that was in my car has the sewn seat, and it is in Very good shape. I want them all to match....  mmmmm what to do, what to do.  Oh yea, I got the other door off today, and the E-brake handle out. There is quite alot of rust on this car. Slow progress so far.

My 64 Tinnie still has it's original interior and the seats are sewn seams.

 Posted: May 23, 2010 06:23PM
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AWOODY - Yes I still have it. It's actually on the workbench with everything but the interior removed. After I remove the interior, it will get dipped and the rebuild will commence.

 

 

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 Posted: May 22, 2010 03:45PM
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Here is another question, what type of seats are in your cars? Around the years of 64-68??  Are they sewn seats or pressed seams??? My car is listed as a '65 but was built in '64. I now have a set of pretty good front seats and a pretty good rear seat, but they are pressed seam. The rear seat that was in my car has the sewn seat, and it is in Very good shape. I want them all to match....  mmmmm what to do, what to do.  Oh yea, I got the other door off today, and the E-brake handle out. There is quite alot of rust on this car. Slow progress so far.

 

 

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 Posted: May 22, 2010 03:11PM
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VERY NICE do you still have it ?

 Posted: May 21, 2010 06:38AM
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I found this 1985 photo of me driving my Countryman at Mid Ohio during a lunch break. It was in a gallery of photos on an SCCA site. The date of build is 16 October 1969. The color is listed as Aqua - JMA (BLVC60), which doesn't show up in any of the charts that I've seen as a color for that year/model. I had always figured that since it was built at the end of the MKII run, that maybe they used a color from the upcoming Clubman.

 

 

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 Posted: May 20, 2010 11:05PM
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There is a woody for sale Down Under check out the AUSMINI web site for sale section , could be ideal if you are looking for a resto project.

 Posted: May 11, 2010 12:19AM
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WT3

 Posted: May 10, 2010 12:58PM
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Finally got my Heritage Cert. back and it was somewhat anti-Climactic. Heres the scoop:

Morris Mini Traveller, LHD, Canadian import, Old English White, red Int. no hood info, Started on 6-01-64, finished on 6-22-64, went to a Canada dealer, options from factory: 4 kilowatt heater, and wood trim.

Not sure if I will go back to white, I kinda like the tweed grey. If I do go back to OEW, what is a paint code for that?

My next step is to get the subframes off, and re-do them along with the suspension, then worry about the body, and engine.

 

 

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 Posted: May 10, 2010 01:15AM
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Sorry my book only says carpet blue.

 Posted: May 9, 2010 06:10AM
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Tweed grey with blue grey trim

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 Posted: May 9, 2010 05:55AM
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So did some of the Mini Vans come stock with an automatic???

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Did they ever come auto??? Has anyone ever done an automatic conversion on a woody???

I don't think it did but it would be an easy conversion to do it. I have a 1995 1275 automatic powerunit with linkage that's for sale if you would like to venture it. It came out of a Mini Van that was running good before it was changed to a 4-speed.

 

Rick,

I'm not sure if they did but the one I have came out of a UK Mini Van that the owner wanted to go back to a 4speed.

Steve

OT: are you going to attend MMW?

 Posted: May 9, 2010 01:39AM
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Do you know the original colour of the car.

 Posted: May 9, 2010 01:17AM
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So did some of the Mini Vans come stock with an automatic???

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Quote:
Originally Posted by macmanron

Did they ever come auto??? Has anyone ever done an automatic conversion on a woody???

I don't think it did but it would be an easy conversion to do it. I have a 1995 1275 automatic powerunit with linkage that's for sale if you would like to venture it. It came out of a Mini Van that was running good before it was changed to a 4-speed.

 

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