In the course of this restoration we’ve come across some useful and interesting* pages. *Your mileage may vary

History and background information

A-series engines, history and comparison on Wikipedia

Awesome photos of early Mini details at the 1959 Mini Register

The best article I’ve found about the development and production of the Mini is at AR Online, but the whole website is fascinating. For me.

Technical and mechanical information

All about the Mini’s wacky clutch setup at Minimania’s Clutch FAQ

A clear and very readable guide to welding and spray painting at

An in-depth guide to electrolytic rust removal.


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