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Mad Minis : the crazy world of modified Minis

Author: Iain Ayre
Publisher: Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, UK : Haynes Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book takes a sideways look at the world of Minis by featuring 30 of the world's most extreme and unusual Mini-based cars. Coverage ranges from Belgian extrovert 'Mad Frank's' twin big-block V8-engined example to bike-engined Minis, including along the way an ice-racing car, a rear-engined Honda Vtec-powered example, a stretch limo, a hearse and a three-wheeler. The humorous text provides a description of each  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Ayre
ISBN: 9781844255207 1844255204
OCLC Number: 430838925
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Contents: Oddball Minis: Mini-based fire engine, Mini-based bus (for carrying children), stretched Mini limo, three-wheeler. Different bodies: convertibles, 'woody', pick-up, off-roader. Massively modified Minis: Mike Guido's 'Minissan', Jason Neumann's 'Suicide Chop', Mark Heller's 'Orange and Juicy', Lyle Jansen's 'Turbo Triple Miniac', Rick Higgs's 'Pooh and Hunny Pot' (a yellow combo of car and Mini-shaped trailer). Minis with different engines (one with a Dodge V8), crazy power increases, turbocharging --
and even two engines. Posh Minis of the past: bespoke versions by Radford, Ogle and Wolseley. A unique take on the popular Mini subject --
wacky Minis are always among the most popular features in Mini magazines. Bright, modern design to suit the extrovert nature of the cars featured, making good use of the stunning colour photographs.
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Offers a look at the world of Minis by featuring 30 of the world's extreme and unusual Mini-based cars. This work includes coverage that ranges from Belgian extrovert 'Mad Frank's' twin big-block  Read more...

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