1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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AndyPen wrote: ↑Sat Jul 30, 2022 1:57 pm
whistler wrote: ↑Sat Jul 30, 2022 11:37 am Pity about the shell. Looks like a similar period deluxe 850 shell with push button start. No door courtesy light switches or holes for them.
Rest of the bits look good though.
Doors with no surround trim holes/clips.
What is 190 box?


The chassis number is a few off my 1071, and it wouldn't have door pillar courtesy light switches. That is a very good shell and although not the original one and lacks some details, looks spot on period wise.

The hole cut out aside, which can be sorted with a new section if you wished, I'd be checking if it has a 190 box etc, as hardy spicers are on show it may not be?
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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whistler wrote: ↑Sat Jul 30, 2022 11:37 am Pity about the shell. Looks like a similar period deluxe 850 shell with push button start. No door courtesy light switches or holes for them.
Rest of the bits look good though.
Doors with no surround trim holes/clips.
Where about would the hole be for floor start I can't see it? Thanks
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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Look at the front floor picture. The hole is next to where the remote change hole is cut.
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whistler wrote: ↑Sun Jul 31, 2022 8:57 am Look at the front floor picture. The hole is next to where the remote change hole is cut.
Thanks. I was looking at where the magic wand gearbox had had a plate put on. Not the cut out for the cooper stick. πŸ‘
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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mini1973 wrote: ↑Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:17 am
whistler wrote: ↑Sun Jul 31, 2022 8:57 am Look at the front floor picture. The hole is next to where the remote change hole is cut.
Thanks. I was looking at where the magic wand gearbox had had a plate put on. Not the cut out for the cooper stick. πŸ‘
The 1071 still had that hole, and a cable support was fitted in lieu of a starter. On one of our cars we fitted a cut out switch - as it is a perfect position to break the main battery cable.
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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Just spotted your other question. Most later Mk1 S have a 333 number cast into the gearbox, but the 1071's number should be 190.

The 333 is pretty rare but the 190 even more so.
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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AndyPen wrote: ↑Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:14 am Just spotted your other question. Most later Mk1 S have a 333 number cast into the gearbox, but the 1071's number should be 190.

The 333 is pretty rare but the 190 even more so.
Very helpful, thank you πŸ‘
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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Interesting that 3 x 1071's 'project cars' should appear on the market at the same time - a bit like the proverbial buses!

Huddersfield Motors have a nice white/black one for sale at 45ish - is that a typical price for a well restored 1071?

There are two Project Mk 2's 1275 S on ebay at this present time for around 20/22...
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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richardACS wrote: ↑Sun Jul 31, 2022 3:04 pm Interesting that 3 x 1071's 'project cars' should appear on the market at the same time - a bit like the proverbial buses!

Huddersfield Motors have a nice white/black one for sale at 45ish - is that a typical price for a well restored 1071?

There are two Project Mk 2's 1275 S on ebay at this present time for around 20/22...
The Huddersfield Motors 1071 does look nice. Appears a fair price too?
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Re: 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S 1071cc MK1

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I have been actively collecting the correct parts for a 64 !071 S Austin for years. Got it all now and lack the energy to start the project. Fifteen years quietly searching and collecting. By contrast the recently acquired Super 63 Austin only required two months to get it all together as a project. I have spent the last 22 years building others dreams. I'd kind of like to just ride some. Steve (CTR)
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