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Got my Heritage certificate but nothing new came on the sheet

Jerry

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It does say the car was made in Oct of 68. Although it is licensed as a 69, not unusual for British Cars. Exported to Canada. But it did not list the Chassis number for the car. I was surprised at that. It did say it was Almond Green originally. I know that it was a British Racing Green when the PO had the car. I doubt that any of the original color is still around since the car was blasted to bare metal prior to its paint job. Nothing on interior color or options.
Now I will have to get used to calling it a 1968! Since the motor and transmission are changed, Original is not important anymore.
I am taking the Triumph TR3A to its first car show in two weeks, it will be done! Then I can start working on the MINI. Should be fun.

Jerry
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Congratulations! As you saw on the other board there are numerous numbers involved and what each one is and its significance is a topic of discussion. Regardless, on a '68 I would expect the Heritage Certificate to include what we would call a VIN number, the body number, and the engine number. There was very little else to itemize on an early Mini.

I have a minor correction for you. You own a "Mini", not a "MINI". When you use ALL CAPS, that's the current BMW built car. That's the way BMW set up their trademark. Of course, since the current car has BMW as a parent, the current British built car is also called a "BINI". Originally that term was considered a bit derogatory but now it's just a way to verbally distinguish the new car from the old car.

Good luck at the car show. When you start on the Mini be sure to post updates here as well as that other board!
 
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Thanks Doug for the education. Never even thought about the new MINI.
They did not have the body number on the certificate, they did have the engine number but that does me no good. It did not even record the interior color, although there were few "choices" from what I read. Can't wait to start.

Jerry
 
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