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Default BMW V8 in a MINI - 14th March 2018, 03:57 PM

The term pocket rocket is an understatement on this one.



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Default 16th March 2018, 06:49 AM

Bet that will be fun......and thirsty!
  
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Default 16th March 2018, 07:44 AM

be nearly as much fun as when we adjusted old minis so you could squeeze an 1800cc or 1600cc engine in them,before the fun police got hold of things,suprising what you used to do in the past life
  
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Default 16th March 2018, 08:44 PM

R56 lights but says he drops off an r53
  
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Default BMW V8 in a MINI - 23rd March 2018, 04:42 AM

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R56 lights but says he drops off an r53


Id imagine with the amount of work done, welding in a new R56 front end wouldnt be too much trouble


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Default BMW V8 in a MINI - 23rd March 2018, 08:19 AM



Its an R56.

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Default BMW V8 in a MINI - 23rd March 2018, 01:04 PM

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Its an R56.

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I know, its was a typo in the article

However, considering the amount of welding already done, it could be a 53 being converted to a 56 possibly by changing the front end. Not a job youd do, but considering everything else being done, its possible


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Default 23rd March 2018, 02:36 PM

Project Binky comes to mind.. And the JLG episode where the guy put 2 engines and trannys in his Mini.
What does a V8 weigh?Looks to be a wee bit front heavy.
  
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Default 24th March 2018, 10:53 AM

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Project Binky comes to mind.. And the JLG episode where the guy put 2 engines and trannys in his Mini.
What does a V8 weigh?Looks to be a wee bit front heavy.

I'm really looking forward the the next video instalment of this build.
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Default BMW V8 in a MINI - 26th March 2018, 07:35 PM

Just no.

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