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Drive to Thailand: In A Classic Mini Cooper

This is a story written by Koh from Penang Malaysia and submitted to MalaysiaMiniLover.com. It’s a 1,000km road-trip in a 1993 MK6 Classic Mini Cooper. The full story goes here:

As a Mini lover, I’ve been driving a classic Mini for at least 18 years and also the BMW Mini Cooper for 10 years. Couple years ago, I drove a 2005 Mini Cooper to Thailand and clocked a few thousand miles during that trip. You may read the full story here if you are planning to drive to Thailand from Malaysia. This time, the journey …

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MK1 Mini with Toyota 4AGE Engine

This is a 1968 MK1 Mini with the heart of a Toyota, the legendary 4A-GE engine which uses in many Toyota cars from the 80s. The 4A-GE engine was first introduced in 1983 by Toyota. It was used on a Toyota AE86 that produces 112 hp at 6,600 rpm and 131 N·m (97 lb·ft) of torque at 4,800 rpm. It’s an impressive engine with high revving ability in the ’80s. With so many advantages, this is the first time we see a car enthusiast actually put this engine into a …

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A Beautiful 1999 Mini Cooper 40th Anniversary

Happy New Year! First of all, thank you for supporting MalaysiaMiniLover.com for the past 9 years. In 2017, we are 10th Year Anniversary! It’s been 10 years! While we are saying goodbye to 2016, let’s check out a unique 1999 Mini Cooper 40th Anniversary Special Edition. This is the car we are going to use to welcome the New Year!

Among all the special edition Minis, this is one of the most sought-after models for all Mini collectors. If you read the complete Mini Timeline & History, you will find out …

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Unique Red Mini Cooper With Silver Bonnet Stripes

Just like everyone else, we’d love to see a special Mini Cooper. We love to see how an owner design their own car with unique stuffs so that the car looks different from others. Here we spotted a 1978 Red Mini Cooper MKIII with silver bonnet stripes and a custom made roof decal.

Take a look at the car hood, the owner places a new BMW Mini Cooper emblem instead of a classic Austin or Morris Mini emblems. At the back of the car, there is one British flag decal and a GB …

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Red Mini Moke That Looks Spicy

A reader of MalaysiaMiniLover sent us a few photos of a red hot Mini Moke. This Mini Moke looks very spicy because of the chilli red exterior. Far away, you can clearly see the car is fitted with 13 x 7 minilite sport wheels. It makes the car looks bigger and feel more stable on the ground. According to the owner, doing a complete colour change cost him a lot. It is also very time-consuming and a real hassle to rebuild the whole car.

Mini Moke was built in between 1964 …

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1979 Mini Pickup

Here’s a genuine 1979 Mini Pickup. This is a MK4 Mini Pickup. The exterior is almost similar to MK3/MKIII Mini but there are a few parts under the hood were upgraded. The first Mini Pick-up were introduced in 1961 under the production of Austin Seven Pick-up. The car utilized the same floor pan as the Austin Se7en and Morris Minivan but had a flat loading bay and self-contained cabin. The drop-down tailgate at the rear of the load bay is what makes this car a unique one in Mini Timeline …