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BMW MINI

Kit now available for NEW Generation MINI!!!

Our dedicated fit Lambo Door conversion for the BMW MINI is by a long way the highest lifting MINI kit available anywhere in the World. Although the kit is a bolt on kit, because the original hinges are welded to the car and have to be cut off the conversion, although the conversion is fully reversible if needed.

We have put a lot of development into these kits - please do not confuse them with modified Civic kits which you may see elsewhere. These kits are absolutely the best available - at any price.

  • The kits include bearings which do not wear.

  • The kits are accurately made in Jigs.

  • All parts are CAD designed, CAM Machined under full CNC control.

  • Very heavy duty 12mm plate not flimsy soft 6mm or 10mm you see elsewhere.

  • Kits open further than other lambo kits so you don't have to be a Limbo dancer to get in - just look how far they open, and how far clear of the wing the door is - you can see air between the two, meaning no damaged door cards like you get with Honda kits.

Prices have now been reduced to 750 for the kit and 1700 fully installed.

As you can see we do a few MINI's!!

Colour coded and Lambo'd Mini GP looks fantastic.
The Custom Cooper S above features very wide 20's, fully colour coded with one-off bodykit, one-off paint shaved handles and frenched taillights, plus a whole host of other trick parts. Cost for customising like this - around 20,000 plus the car.

 

The Cooper S convertible below, features a gorgeous chromaflair paintjob, and of course our Lambo's. The only thing that would make this car look any better - colour coding the arches and lips. Cost for paint like this would be around 4000.

This may not look like much in the photos (left) but believe me this is a big deal - this is a very generous gap in the world of Lambo doors, and something that you don't often see.

Below you can see just how high the doors lift - the perfect balance between too high to close, and too low to get in!!

 

 

 

If you wish to see the conversion in the flesh then two of the development cars are our own and may be available to view, by appointment.

 

What is included in the kit:-

   
Pair on door conversion mechanisms.

(Old style LK300 pictured)

Pair of support rams with ram covers.  
Bolts/Washers.  
Replacement Washer bottle.
Pair of new Bonnet hinges.

 

Tap set (used to tap hinge blocks for bolts).  
Drill bit - correct size for tap.  

Note - Trade orders do not include the tap set or drill bit, unless specifically ordered.

 

Fitting instructions for the BMW MINI.

Open the bonnet and remove the battery connections. Remove the front wings, and washer bottle(s).

Note. Headlamp washers will not work when the conversion is complete as the pump moves the washers and the pressure is no longer high enough.

Remove the checkstraps from the door and the wiring multi-plug.

Whilst the door is easy to work on its worth while to remove the door card - 4 torx fixings and then standard clips (do not forget the fixing under the reflector).

Remove the bonnet hinges (you do not need to remove the bonnet, but it can be easier to do so)

With the help on an assistant remove the door itself.

Carefully mask up the windscreen and the car itself. The sparks from cutting through the hinge will burn or melt almost anything so be very careful. 

The idea is to cut the large lump on the hinge leaving a flat area for the mechanism to be bolted onto. The grinding should therefore be done very carefully. We use a 9 inch grinder for speed and

Wearing gloves, goggles and taking extreme care cut the hinge.

Once cut off with the large grinder, we then tidy it up with a smaller 4.5 inch hard disc grinder, making the surface as flat as we possibly can. Then we tidy it again with a fibre disc grinder (as below).

The place the door back into position, and bolt the mechanism into place on the door, it re-uses one of the hinge mounting holes. The other holes have to be marked and drilled. Mark and punch the centre of the other four mounting holes. It is important to mark the centre because you need the adjustment that this offers.

Use the tap set to tap the holes out. The mechanism can now be bolted into place.

The black ram supports the weight of the door and must be fitted separately. After fitting the mechanism have an assistant lift the door.

Fit the ram to the bottom fixing, and then have your assistant hold the door at the correct height so that the top fixing aligns with the hole in the arm - bolt it up using the two spacer washers behind the top rose joint.

You can now let go of the door - it will hold itself, and should now lift and lower correctly!

The Lower position adjuster can be set so that when the door is fully down (but not closed) the striker and catch align correctly. Turn the screw clockwise to lift and anti-clockwise to lower the door.

The washer bottle (or bag) is fitted as in the picture. The bag needs the original BMW pump removing from the original plastic bottle. Then remove the pump from the new bag and install the BMW one. You will have to put a small cut in the retaining strap to allow the slightly larger BMW pump to fit.

Drill the holes as required in the plastic bulkhead as per the picture and gently feed the bag down past the brake lines. The bag is rated at 1.8 litres which is the slightly less than we have measured the original at (2.00 litres) so it is likely it will need filling more regularly.

Only one bag is supplied so if you have headlight washers you will need to purchase another bag. 

The wings need slight modification to allow the arm to pass through. They need to be cut as per the photo but you should cut it as required for your particular car.

We recommend cutting, and not snipping and folding because it looks tidier. The wings are thicker than most cars and because of this do not distort provided that you are careful. Keep as much metal as possible, and we recommend NOT to use tin snips as they distort everything!

The wiring does NOT needs to be extended. The wiring in the door is generous enough meaning that you can keep everything original, it just needs rerouting and cable tying securely in a more optimum route!

The wiring should also be secured within the inside of the door (near the speaker), so it can not come loose when the door is in the open position.

 

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