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What issue had classic Mini buyer's guide?

FS:4cycle White Chassis,kart stand, extra bodywork

Kart Garage clean up

Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma

2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206

FT/FS: 2006 Mazda 5 (5 speed Manual) Get your The Millenium Falcon!

FS: Kart Parts/Engines: Kt100 WKA Sr. Pipe with Starter, KPV complete,

HARBOR FREIGHT COUPON For Haul Master 1195lb Capacity 4x8ft Foldable Trailer


FS: Goodyear Ultra Grip WINTER/SNOW Tires

FS:Vertical Upright Kart Stand

FS: Mychron 4 Tach

FS:Margay, Birel, Clone, and L0206 karts

FS: 2005 Margay 1.4 race kart

FS: One man Kartlift stand

Birel R32 Race kart, Parts, ect...

A Couple of "Ran When Parked" Submissions

Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, engines, helmet and Bodywork

Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, and Bodywork

FS: 3 coyote karts 5 Briggs engines

Happy Holidays Free stuff

FS:Complete HF Clone Engine & Vega Helmet

Finding the right wheel fitment

FS/FT: 2013 KIA Forte SX

Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone

Austin America

Future car culture?

FS: MISC karts parts feel free to make offers

FS:Mychron 3 W/Accessories & Alfano Tach

Cheap seat sliders

2008 Biesse Kart $1200

Quick IRS audit question

fs: Complete Birel Kart Package with spares

Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover

Birel M31 PRD tag kart W/ enclosed trailer

1966 4-door Austin 1100 (Seattle)


FS: Birel AR4 Kart W/ Clone $450

Birel Ar4 125cc Sr Rotax Max Tag kart

FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ BSP Clone

FS: Honda/Acura parts, Rad house, Misc kart parts

2 full face helmet Sa2005 $15 M2000 $20

2 race suits starting at $1.00

Logitech MOMO Racing Force Feedback Wheel & Pedals

FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ Briggs World Formula

Nismo Racing seat

FS: Ultrashield race suit SFI 3-2a/5 XXXL

2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues

FS Margay W/Yellow Box Stock $700 obo

16" Kirkey Seat and IOPort Back Seat Back Brace

garage find

NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR

FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed

Austin Readers' Rides

Jul 14, 2011

aeronca65t: 1958 Austin A-35

Jul 14, 2011

Vintage race car in the making. AKA, The Flying Teapot. This car is the "grandfather" of the Sprite, so it has a lot of familar design features (to me, at ...

Jul 02, 2011

Flygirl: Austin Cooper S

Jul 02, 2011

A Vintage Mini with SCCA racing history. 1965 Austin Cooper S, LHD and raced since almost new! The BMIHT certificate lists this car as built on April 8th, 1965, and ...

Dec 16, 2012

ahutson03: 1963 Austin Cooper S

Dec 16, 2012

1380 RSP Head Twin HS2s HI LOS

Aug 17, 2010

turbellion: Austin mini

Aug 17, 2010

fun car to rally great on gas classic snooper

Oct 06, 2011

Keith Tanner: Austin Mini

Oct 06, 2011

It's non-threatening. Chicks dig it. Kids get the point and laugh at it. It's sooo cuuuute. It's also RHD for that extra little chuckle.

But underneath, it's got a ...

Sep 14, 2011

brooks: 1962 Austin MINI

Sep 14, 2011


Jul 04, 2010

rl48mini: 1960 Austin mini

Jul 04, 2010

vintage racer 1293cc with all the usual go-fast goodies, weber, 3-syncro close ratio gearbox with limited slip, cooper 'S' brakes, hi-lo adjustable suspension, usually Revolution wheels with Yokohama A008

Aug 21, 2011

smith1380gt: 1974 Austin Mini - Integra powered

Aug 21, 2011

Started life as a Swedish-market 74 Austin 1275gt with clubman front. As a 1275gt, it came with the 12" wheels and 8.4 inch disc brakes. Most of that stuff is ...

May 29, 2010

DrBoost: 1974 Austin mini 1000

May 29, 2010

RHD, Stock except for Yoko A008's. Love it!!

Apr 02, 2015

T.J. : 1964 Austin Mini Cooper S

Apr 02, 2015

1275 cc +0.060" (1330 cc), Engine built by Abacus Racing (thanks Chuck!), HIF-44 carb, LCB header, RC40 exhaust, Aldon Red dizzy, Kent 286 cam, 7.5" Cooper S disks front, Minifin ...

Jun 04, 2013

minirally: 1980 Austin mini race

Jun 04, 2013

mini austin race,carbon fiber body,toyota 20 valves engine,rear wheel drive,close ratio TRD, 4.30 limited slip, 11 inch front tiburon race brake,full roll cage,2:1 quick steering, 15 inch rim with R1R ...

Aug 21, 2011

dpledger1: 1959 Austin Mini Super Seven

Aug 21, 2011

Targa Newfoundland prepped car. 1380cc, weber 45 dcoe, coilover suspension with rear beam axle

Feb 11, 2011

fastclown: Austin Minissan ZSX

Feb 11, 2011

1962 Austin Mini shell/subframe/bits + 1980’s Nissan 300ZX V6 3.0L (VG30)engine + 1990’s Nissan 300ZX 5 speed transmission + 1991 Nissan 240SX LSD rear end and suspension + Holley 500cfm ...

Nov 14, 2013

minirally: 1978 Austin race mini

Nov 14, 2013

it is a little Frankenstein car!! :-) just for fun, a part list of modification i do. Frame from a 1982 sedan corolla,front suspension,drop spindle with 350lbs-inch coil,with rear mr2 ...

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