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Post by clement » Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:13 pm

This has to be cheap, i know nothing about them but i would be tempted all the same.

http://cars.donedeal.ie/for-sale/vintagecars/2985159



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Re: Mini Midas

Post by minis24se7en » Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:28 am

That is cheap!
Could be a mistake, Has to be a "1" missing at the start of the price.........................or maby even a "0" at the end of it :)


Although, take into account it's an '85 and has to be VRT'd along with whatever "small work" it needs, it might be a fair price :?:



Regardless though, it's a Sweet looking car :P

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Re: Mini Midas

Post by GTM Coupe » Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:59 am

Careful, its a kitcar, so has to insured as one, very expensive (trust me) its why I sold my Coupe, also NCT's are near on impossible to pass as they have no idea on what to class it as. Also VRT will be at the highest tax bracket due to it being a engine of unknown CO2 emissions. Just my 2 cents worth.

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Post by The Marcos Graveyard » Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:28 pm

I'd be of the same opinion.

I'd say the seller found out the same to his cost after he bought it hence the low price.

Very important is what the "Make" on the V5 is.
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Post by keith » Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:12 pm

yea pity its an '85 ... they dind't make that model in @79 i think
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Re: Mini Midas

Post by oel159 » Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:03 pm

Apart from the body work, how much of an original Mini is used? Could you not find an old rotten Irish Mini and transfer all the Midas parts on to it?

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Re: Mini Midas

Post by kerryminigringo » Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:16 pm

If it is a later Midas then it is based on the Metro not the Mini.TMG who is a plasticar expert should know.
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Re: Mini Midas

Post by oel159 » Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:17 pm

Just checked the advert and it's marked as sold!

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