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 Posted: Aug 28, 2014 05:19AM
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Originally Posted by dartfork

How many Clubman Estates are in the US?  I'm just curious as I would guess less than 30.  Anyone else care to guess?  Or is there a way to find out for sure?

I own one, well acording to the Wifey she does as she wants to keep it and says i sell everything.

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: Aug 27, 2014 08:44PM
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How many Clubman Estates are in the US?  I'm just curious as I would guess less than 30.  Anyone else care to guess?  Or is there a way to find out for sure?

 Posted: Aug 26, 2014 06:55PM
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been a while but will start back in soon on the wagon, just no time in the summer. I saw this pic of a car on Facebook, and thought that would look nice on a wagon. What do you guys think?????

ElPaso Beige

I like two tone saloons and think a wagon looks good with certain two tones as long as it is a Tinnie. The woody just does not look right to me with a two tone scheme, the different shades of the wood are enough imo. I did see a Woody with the side and rear panels with wood look peel and stick on them (like US wagons were) and that looked good to me.

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: Aug 26, 2014 06:27PM
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been a while but will start back in soon on the wagon, just no time in the summer. I saw this pic of a car on Facebook, and thought that would look nice on a wagon. What do you guys think?????

ElPaso Beige

 

 

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 Posted: Aug 11, 2014 07:41AM
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Got to work on the woody wagon again, making some good progress. here are some pics:

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macmanron,

 

I wish I lived near you. Maybe I can convince you to come to the other side of the US to help me put the pieces back on my woody wagon. Nice work by the way, can not wait to see it finished.

Cheers 

Spokane, WA

1962 Austin Mini 850 Countryman Woody Wagon 

 Posted: Aug 10, 2014 09:54AM
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Mine are pretty old (but, I think, original) and as far as I can see its just the mechanical grip between the glass and the rubber lining inside the metal strip....  I can pull my metal strips off the glass if I carefully lever it away at one end first.  However, there's no way you can push the glass out of the retaining strip with the window shut .

Maybe some small dobs of contact adhesive between the metal and its rubber lining and between the rubber and the glass????

Cheers, Ian

Hey,

Mine havn't any rubber lining inside the strips.   Hmm, I wonder if those are still available.

Thanks

 Posted: Aug 1, 2014 12:05PM
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My 1963 Austin countryman (tinnie) with the one piece fibreglass rear door-All the rage in the seventies- I do have a pair of original steel barn doors that l am considering having redone and installed-

Of course this machine has the much vaunted "clubman" front flip bonnet, also in fibreglass-

BIG AL

Niagara Ontario Canada

 Posted: Aug 1, 2014 02:56AM
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70 moorris was owned by "stormed field" norw in fl.

 Posted: Jul 31, 2014 07:41PM
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Mine are pretty old (but, I think, original) and as far as I can see its just the mechanical grip between the glass and the rubber lining inside the metal strip....  I can pull my metal strips off the glass if I carefully lever it away at one end first.  However, there's no way you can push the glass out of the retaining strip with the window shut .

Maybe some small dobs of contact adhesive between the metal and its rubber lining and between the rubber and the glass????

Cheers, Ian

 Posted: Jul 31, 2014 06:21PM
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How is the rear side window trim/pull on front of the sliding windows supposed to be attached?  Mine is loose.  I tried just smooshing it a little to fit tighter.  and then I tried putting some bike inner tube rubber as a gasket.  IT still pulls off pretty easily.

 Posted: Jul 31, 2014 01:46PM
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Another shot of Clint's Wagon >>>

"It's a good day when you wake up with a Woody!"
 Posted: Jul 31, 2014 10:41AM
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Famous 32 Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm! 

 Posted: Jul 30, 2014 09:51PM
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Hi mini estate will see how I go but I will not be home for a couple of weeks, could you put Clint Eastwoods pics up on this thread please. I have sold my traveller and countryman brochures to the register ,I had 14 of them it will be great for their archive.

 Posted: Jul 30, 2014 06:22AM
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Trying to track down an older Woody that belonged to my father.  Austin, don't know what year, but MKI.  Was sold from Atlanta to someone in North Carolina in 1987.  Had Cooper S engine, front brakes.  Volkswagen Almond green with a white roof.  He can't remember who he sold it to.  We saw it a few years later with a Union Jack roof and a luggage rack.  Ringing any bells for anyone?  I would love to know what it looks like now...

 Posted: Jul 29, 2014 10:22PM
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Originally Posted by AWOODY

Reviving this post and looking forward to seeing lots of TC andE s at the IMM

 

Thanks AWOODY! Reviving this post is truly worthwhile! Please be sure to share photos of the TC and E's from the IMM!!! Thanks again for refreshing this historic and epic MM post!!!                      Mini Estate

"It's a good day when you wake up with a Woody!"
 Posted: Jul 29, 2014 09:36PM
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Reviving this post and looking forward to seeing lots of TC andE s at the IMM

 

 Posted: Nov 25, 2013 10:12AM
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Ron, Yes, they did indeed make woody wagons in Automatic form.  The one I owned and sold to my brother was an original automatic.  If you do decide to make yours an automatic remember the front subframe is different from a standard transmission one.  You can use an automatic subby with spacers to install a standard tranny,  but you can't install an automatic tranny into a standard subby.  As to your Heritage Certificate, the part where is lists "Hood" refers to the top of a convertible.  Keep in mind that their language and ours (including definitions) is different.  US hood = UK bonnet.  US convertible top = UK hood.

"Retired:  No Job, No Money, Wife and I!  Will travel anywhere for Minis"

 Posted: Nov 25, 2013 06:41AM
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Got to work on the woody wagon again, making some good progress. here are some pics:

[URL=//s444.photobucket.com/user/macmanron/media/IMG_3811_zps0cfddcf4.jpg.html][/URL]

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[URL=//s444.photobucket.com/user/macmanron/media/IMG_3791_zps0b32c9de.jpg.html][/URL]

 

 

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 Posted: Sep 10, 2013 02:03PM
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Hey Al - my Countryman was assembled in September, 1969 which makes it one of the last round nose Countrymans and maybe the newest one in the US. 

 

 

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 Posted: Sep 9, 2013 12:43PM
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The "traveller" vs. "traveler" thing is just a British "English" vs. American "English" spelling matter.  Relates to a very great many common and not so common words.  And sometimes works the other way around too, then there is "s" vs. "z", forgetting entirely that "z" is zed not zee for the rest of the world and so on and on.

Here in Canada one must add words to a US generated software "spell check" dictionary because it only recognizes US spellings (if it recognizes a word at all) as correct.  [Note the double "l" in both words in both forms of English.]

 

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