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Convertible Kits

We produce a kit to enable customers to convert their Normal Hardtop Mini into a fully open convertible like those pictured below.

The kit includes all parts necessary to complete the conversion except for the tools and accessories required. The kit includes all the strengthening and finishing items required, along with a hood frame, and good quality hood in double duck (or plastic at no extra cost), or mohair which is an extra cost option. The kit also includes instructions, and costs 1250.00 inc mainland UK postage and packaging. We charge 3750.00 for a drive-in - drive-out service.

Mini Malibu Conversion

This is the end result. You can see the hood frame stowed below the stylish hood cover, and the door frame strengthening plates in the corners near the mirrors. This car also has a fibreglass front, and the very popular on convertibles bodykit, which in this case is the ERA kit.

In this picture you can see that all the red items are strengthening, and the white parts are original panel work. The yellow is the outer bodywork.

Unseen in this photo is the galvanized replacement sills, and the strengthening that is inside them.

The screen pillar strengthening, and quarter panel strengthening are not normally supplied with the kit, as strictly speaking they are not necessary - this car is a one-off experiment.

Mini Malibu strengthening
Mini Malibu strengthening package. Here we see the more normal strengthening present on another car. Note the triangular pieces between the uprights at the front of the door, and the main floor pan strengthening. 

The previously hollow dashboard/parcel shelf area has been beefed up, and a thicker cross member helps the situation. Rear lockers under the rear seat form part of the strengthening, and provide secure storage space.

Here you can see the strengthening laid out - there is a lot of it which is why the conversion takes between 60 and 100 hours, depending upon your experience and skill.

Mini Malibu Strengthening package



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