Morris Mini Minor Mk1
engine number 8AM-U-H926331
Island Blue with Cumulus Grey interior
Desirable first series of the legendary Mini.
British Motor Industry Heritage Certificate confirms matching numbers and original colours. Original extras were a boosted heater and 4 ply tyres.
Registered as a Historic Vehicle in Finland.
Comprehensive restoration in June-September 2020.
Interior completely original and in great shape, fully functional hydrolastic suspension refilled and checked during restoration.
Five original rims were refurbished, and four of them fitted with new radial tyres.
The car is accompanied by the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certified copy of a factory record, a 1996 inspection report for historic status, and some maintenance invoices.
The historic inspection certificate is an official stamped document confirming that the total mileage was 79025 kms in 1996. The seller has been in contact with the owner at the time and the subsequent owner, to confirm that the mileage of 80189 kms is correct.
This Mini’s most recent maintenance was carried out in September 2020 by Rekara Classic Car Specialists, which consisted of all new liquids and filters, new engine seals and gaskets, a timing chain, and new brake drums, pads and cylinders all-round.
A comprehensive restoration was carried out between June and September 2020, which included a full respray, the engine and valve cover painted, a new water pump, radiator, fan, coolant hoses, a new steering rack, a clutch master cylinder and slave cylinders, the reconditioning and repainting of the fuel tank, four new tyres, reconditioned wheels, new hub caps, new ignition components, and a new exhaust system.
It retains the original hydrolastic suspension system, with the hydraulic fluid changed and system checked during the restoration.
– remove all exterior fittings and engine
– full respray
– replace all necessary seals for engine, fit new timing chain
– paint engine and valve cover
– fit new water pump, radiator, fan, coolant hoses
– fit new steering rack
– overhaul brakes; fit new drums, pads and cylinders
– new clutch master and slave cylinders
– recondition and paint fuel tank
– new tyres, reconditioned rims and new hub caps
– ignition components
– new exhaust system
+ lots more
9.7.1965 delivered to first owner
8/1989 change of owner, Lapua FI
8/1992 change of owner, Alajärvi FI
7/1996 inspected for and registered as Historic Vehicle (museoajoneuvo), 79025 km
5/2004 change of owner
5/2016 change of owner, Harri Asunta Oy Ltd
10/2020 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, valid until 10/2024
Please note all viewings are by appointment only.
Located in Finland (EU), 30 mins from Helsinki Airport.