Author Topic: Minis For Sale on BAT  (Read 177864 times)

Offline Jimini II

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1250 on: October 08, 2019, 05:33:44 PM »
Okay, I'm pretty sure this Mini is indeed black.  ;D    Just popped up on BaT, it's another JDM Mini 998 special edition.

This one was a grade 4 when it went though the Japanese auctions.  That's pretty high and rare grade for a 3 decade old car.   Wonder if bidding on BaT will reflect that?

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-rover-mini-4/



Well this one reached $7800 reserve not met.
Not a lot of love shown for this one but imo it should have done better.

Offline MPlayle

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1251 on: October 10, 2019, 09:18:43 AM »

Offline gr8kornholio

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1252 on: October 10, 2019, 12:18:35 PM »
sad it's only seen 1000 miles in 12 years. 
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Offline BruceK

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1253 on: October 10, 2019, 01:21:39 PM »
sad it's only seen 1000 miles in 12 years.

Yup.  Wonder if that’s due to it being an automatic?
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
2007 Triumph Bonneville
1992 Toyota LiteAce

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Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1254 on: October 10, 2019, 02:10:19 PM »
Ugly boot stripes limit your mileage significantly.

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1255 on: October 10, 2019, 04:37:31 PM »
There are several automatics here, including one who drove up from deep in Texas....adjusted his valves before he left and didn't get one of the nuts tight, it backed completely off and he did most of the trip on 3 cylinders! When he got here the nut was still on top of the head (in the valve cover) so they put it back, reset them and he's been running fine ever since!   ;D

IMHO, that white 998 auto is a $5K car.
« Last Edit: October 10, 2019, 07:14:58 PM by MiniDave »
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2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline BruceK

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1256 on: October 12, 2019, 02:52:18 PM »
IMHO, that white 998 auto is a $5K car.

White!?    8.gif.   

And to think you were the guy who called me out on mis-labeling a dark green Mini as black.
1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
2007 Triumph Bonneville
1992 Toyota LiteAce

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1257 on: October 13, 2019, 08:26:54 AM »
It looked white on my phone…..   :D
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2009 Clubman S
2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline BruceK

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1258 on: October 14, 2019, 10:26:11 PM »
Well, I think Dan and Dave are going to be paying extra special attention to this BaT auction of a 1974 Innocenti. 

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1974-innocenti-mini-3/


1988 Austin Mini
2002 MINI Cooper S
2007 Triumph Bonneville
1992 Toyota LiteAce

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Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1259 on: October 15, 2019, 03:14:30 AM »
That one has been around the web a fair amount.  I have the photo of the vin plate saved to my phone for example when I was doing research.

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Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1260 on: October 15, 2019, 12:41:58 PM »
Also on those vin weights it should be curb weight of 610kg and gross weight of 1010kg.  I had our tag reflect that.

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1261 on: October 15, 2019, 02:52:13 PM »
I know this fella too, I have been emailing and messaging with him for a while, I'm going to see if he'll let me know the reserve - I'm just curious.....in the videos it sounds good and seems to run out well.
1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline Jimini II

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1262 on: October 15, 2019, 03:51:02 PM »
Well, I think Dan and Dave are going to be paying extra special attention to this BaT auction of a 1974 Innocenti. 

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1974-innocenti-mini-3/



That's funny i thought the same thing when i saw the listing.
It looks decent and should do well. It has a few specific Innocenti items missing plus a taped over hole in the dash pad along with a small hole in the headliner.
Definitely a nice driver level car.

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1263 on: October 15, 2019, 05:25:20 PM »
Rod change gearbox and pot joints?
1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline LarryLebel

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1264 on: October 15, 2019, 06:28:29 PM »
Cold start claim is BS because the temp gauge jumped to over N immediately.

Online 94touring

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1265 on: October 15, 2019, 09:26:16 PM »
Rod change gearbox and pot joints?

That "might" be correct for a 74.  Our 73 is correct with remote change.

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1266 on: October 15, 2019, 09:39:26 PM »
I didn't think rod change and pot joints came out till 79 or 80?
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2009 Clubman S
2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

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Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1267 on: October 15, 2019, 09:54:58 PM »
Rod change started sometime in 73.  Our remote was still used in February of 73.

Offline mascher

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1268 on: October 16, 2019, 06:36:41 PM »
Rod change was introduced in January 1973 along with the alternator by most accounts. Pot joints came in April or May of the same year.
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Offline Jimini II

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1269 on: October 17, 2019, 08:34:35 AM »
Another Mini just popped up on BaT:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1980-austin-mini-1000/



This Mini just sold for $6600 with the seller offering a manual engine/gearbox package deal with most of the conversion parts needed for an extra $2500.

Offline Jimini II

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1270 on: October 17, 2019, 08:39:35 AM »
Just noticed the buyer is in California, that will put a wrench in getting it registered unless he uses his Montana business to do it ;-)
« Last Edit: October 17, 2019, 02:57:28 PM by Jimini II »

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1271 on: October 17, 2019, 04:05:47 PM »
Yes, but he wants $2500 for the stick package and all....plus the auction fee of about $330. For a car with rust, dents and a tired interior.

I think this one might be coming back up for sale after the buyer finds he can't reg it in Ca....
1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline Jimini II

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1272 on: October 17, 2019, 06:45:25 PM »
Yes i agree for $9500 to $10,000 you could find a decent Mini, maybe not in California with the high prices they seem to demand there.

Offline MiniDave

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1273 on: October 17, 2019, 06:57:00 PM »
Good poimt….
1989 Cooper Racing Green
2009 Clubman S
2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline Jimini II

Re: Minis For Sale on BAT
« Reply #1274 on: October 18, 2019, 08:15:41 AM »
Yes, but he wants $2500 for the stick package and all....plus the auction fee of about $330. For a car with rust, dents and a tired interior.

I think this one might be coming back up for sale after the buyer finds he can't reg it in Ca....

You may be right Dave. The buyer posted after the sale and apparently he recently moved from CT to CA and did not know of the stricter classic car regulations.
It pays to do your homework.