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CR74
06-24-2006, 08:06 AM
I am a long time mini fan and owner of two minis.Unfortunatly its not enough! Can anyone give me any info on searching out, buying and importing Minis from the UK I need more MINIs Thanks /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif

dklawson
06-26-2006, 07:04 AM
You mean "Minis" not MINIS (upper case is for the new car).

There are several distributors who can bring in complete cars. The first I can think of is Turky's in Charleston, SC. There is/was also The Mini Farm somewhere in Georgia. Mike Ehrlich in Long Island knows a couple of builders in the U.K. who could put a car together for you but I don't know if he's brought in complete cars. Since you're in NY you could also contact Doug at Mini City and see what he can hook you up with.

Out of curiosity, why a U.K. Mini? There are quite a number of Minis already here. If you want a roll-up window car, there are plenty of Canadian Mk3 and later Minis in the U.S. I'd stay away from the later fuel injected Minis as they 1) don't legally meet the age requirement and 2) there is no real support for them in the U.S.

weirdeh
06-28-2006, 12:05 PM
You can also check out https://www.westpaminis.com/ Pete (in the UK) or Alistair (in PA) they will get you the car or cars you want

dklawson
06-29-2006, 07:42 AM
Hi Adam! It's good to see you here!

GeorgiaCracker
07-20-2006, 11:33 AM
Don't forget Big Al, the MiniMover, in Ontario.

Bruce Bowker
07-22-2006, 08:30 AM
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I am a long time mini fan and owner of two minis.Unfortunatly its not enough! Can anyone give me any info on searching out, buying and importing Minis from the UK I need more MINIs Thanks /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif

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Sounds as if you want right hand drive only?
Otherwise a lot Minis are available in the US.

Bruce

Hap Waldrop
07-23-2006, 06:40 PM
One of the biggest things people are running into now is bringing oer car less than 25 years old, the goverment is cracking down on this big time. I have a friend that is English, now living in NC, he does this with the help of his father and brother still in the UK, all his cars are 25 years old or older, check out his website www.oldenglishcars.com (https://www.oldenglishcars.com)

weewillie
09-10-2006, 08:02 AM
you could also check out Precision sportscar in ontario. Mike has some rhd ones from New Zealand for sale

12-24-2006, 08:36 PM
https://www.turkys.com/mini.html