Building a $2K rusted junkyard MINI into a race car...

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  1. Metalman

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    Found this video entertaining and thought it was pretty interesting on the improvements they made..

    Enjoy..

     
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    That would be a real hoot to build & drive. While they seem to imply it is cheap I'd hazard a guess that for us mere mortals who aren't backed by FCP it would be quite spendy. Great to see a way for old Justa's to live a second life.

    Man have you ever seen so much rust? I better get busy spraying Skooby's subframe with some cavity wax.
     
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    Episode #2...

     
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    Re watched episode 1 and then episode 2 and came away a few thoughts. Good group of of workers, nice to have a load of new parts and to claim it’s inexpensive, although I guess that depends on who’s making the statement and it looks to be good fun.
     
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    #5 Crashton, Sep 25, 2023
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    Yep a good group of guys for sure. How I would have loved a group like that to help me when I built my rally car/racer car. Spent many nights alone in the garage working on it. The never ending project car..... o_O
     
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    Episode #3....

     
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    Nice video, although I wish they would just state the approximate cost it wouldn’t be that hard to go to FCP Euro’s website and check the prices of what parts they mentioned using.
     

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