1980 Austin Mini Clubman - 1330cc - GT / Cooper S Specifications - 1 of 1

  • Location: Baldwin, New York, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Austin
  • Year: 1980
  • Mileage: 12381
  • VIN: 000
  • Vehicle Title: Clean

1980 Austin Description

1980 AustinMiniClubman, a true example of the iconic British motoring legend. Built as a labor of love by an extremely passionate andseasonedMinienthusiast with no restrictions andonly "the best of the best"- done the old school way. Finished in Renault Formula 1 pearl yellowwith an old english white roof and a 30th anniversarypartial leather black interior. Bought in England by the previous owner in 2009 where a full, proper cosmetic restoration was doneprior to him bringing it into the US. All original British documentation and license plates come with the car along with a British Leyland Heritage Certificate.
Below is a complete, detailed list of all the modifications and enhancements - please take the time to read it and do your own research if needed.
1275 A+block bored to 1330 with AE / Mural "Mega Comp" 6 cc dished pistons."Evo" oil pump,"Swiftune" SW5-07 billet road camshaft, "Swiftune" race cam followers, "Evo" chrome/molly tubular "Javelin shape"pushrods, "Evo" 1.5 ratio roller-tip assemblies with bushed arms. 12G1316 lightly ported/polished unleaded 11 stud cylinder head, bronze-silicon tapered guides, Rimflo valves (intake 1.4/exhaust 1.25), cooper s dual valve springs, Payen"470" head gasket, Swiftune duplex alloy/steel adjustable timing gear set with double Swiss made "Iwis" chain, APR fasteners fitted.NewHiF - 44 carburetor, high quality electric fuel pump (alcohol and bio fuel resistant), adjustable fuel pressure regulator, Lucas sport ignition coil, high torque starter, new battery.
LCB header, stainless steel center pipe, "RC 40" muffler.
Fully rebuilt A+Rod change by "Guessworks UK", 3.2 final drive, close ratio (Clubman GT) fitted with S/GT laygear, lower 4th gear (200 rev drop) and S/GT 1st motion shaft 18 teeth (a + 18mm) X pin differential, competition factory lightened "EN8" pressure plate, factory lightened 3.2 lbs steel road spec flywheel with correct ring gear for later starter, A.P. race clutch disk "Blue Dot" diaphragm, new clutch master and slave cylinders fitted with "Goodrich" stainless flex hoses.
3 Core "Rodded Out" copper/brass radiator, high capacity "deep impeller" water pump, larger water pump pulley, new "copper" heater core.
New (black) coil springs, KYB gas front shocks and "spax" adjustable shocks in the rear, hi-lo height adjustable suspension, front H.D arms fully adjustable (caster/camber/toe)," Superlite" 12 inch alloy wheels, re-built hubs with Timken bearings, close ratio steering rack, genuine Rover C.V. pot joints. 7-Enterprises re-built calipers, 8.4 inch drilled/grooved rotors, EBC green pads, finned rear alloy brake drums.
Body has been fully "Waxoiled" - absolutely solid with no rust, stainless steel wheel flares, 30 year anniversary half-leather interior, alloy covered wood dash with complimenting very rare high end Yamaha radio andglove box (original radio delete plate included), 5 switch dash, new console, underlay and carpet, oil pressure gauge and tachometer added,fog anddriving lights integrated with original switch/harness, pop-out rear windows, roof mounted antenna, sport steering wheel.
New zero miles instrument cluster after completion of the mechanical restoration 5years ago in the US - 12,381 miles currently (original 69,927 miles since new).
All receipts for parts andmachine work included.The car presents excellent in all aspects, minor imperfections expectedfrom a 40 year oldautomobile with 11 years since cosmetic restoration. It is an exceptionalMinibuilt to the limit with knowledge, capability and resources. Very difficult to find or replicate today.
Comes with original owners manual, tool kit,two sets of keys andmiscellaneousparts (original instrument cluster,some of the original parts and new spares).
Recent complete service - valve adjustment, valve cover gasket, greasing, spark plugs, oil change, carburetor mixture adjustment, fuel filters.
Extremely fun to drive and you can see any car in your rear view mirror.

Additional pictures upon request - send name and number to discuss details.
Sold "as is - where is" - inspections welcome - full payment in 3 days of close - pick up/transport at buyers expense.