1978 Leyland Mini 1275 LS

Great 1275 LS project - this one spotted online in March 2024 asking $20,000. The seller at the time made the following comments: More money in parts but it all has to go. My loss is your gain. Car is an original 1978 Leyland 1275LS. HiHo silver (has had a respray) with original red/black interior. Front tombstone seats replaced with Nissan Silvia seats, but originals still here. Spare back seat for retrimming. Original numbers engine but out to 1310cc. Original gearbox but converted to MkII Cooper S close ratio box. Brand new 1.5 inch twin SU carbs on manifold, not yet fitted completely. (Still have standard carb). 3" flares plus a spare set. Rover metro turbo big disc brake conversion (new), fitted not used. Spax coil over suspension fitted (new). Custom rare 5 speed gearbox (not fitted) I had valued at $7500. 13" x 7" mini lite wheels. Twin steel Cooper S tanks. Spare bumpers. All original LS disc brake components. A nudge bar. A pair of roof racks An aftermarket dash. Boxes of bits and pieces I have collected over the years for minis. 2 spare new tyres to suit big rims

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Added on 13 Mar 2024

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built in 1978
Manual (floor shift)
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Red velour
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4 cylinder
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Petrol (4 stroke)
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