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Alloy wheels - rather than scrapping your tatty old alloys for a new set, try having them refurbished.  This is how the professionals do it at Spit and Polish in Kent.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Alloy wheels - rather than scrapping your tatty old alloys for a new set, try having them refurbished. This is how the professionals do it at Spit and Polish in Kent.
2003 6 $7.20
Bodywork repairs - what materials and tools should be used
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Bodywork repairs - what materials and tools should be used
1996 3 $7.20
Changing a rusting rear subframe.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Changing a rusting rear subframe.
2010 4 $7.20
Dealing with dents
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Dealing with dents
2009 5 $7.20
Dealing with dents and scratches part 1
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Dealing with dents and scratches part 1
2006 4 $7.20
DIY paint preparation for small paint repairs if you're not doing a full re-spray
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

DIY paint preparation for small paint repairs if you're not doing a full re-spray
1996 4 $7.20
Fast panel fix - slightly misaligned panels can detract from the looks of any Mini, but rectification is often very easy and requires no special tools or equipment.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Fast panel fix - slightly misaligned panels can detract from the looks of any Mini, but rectification is often very easy and requires no special tools or equipment.
2009 5 $7.20
Fitting a new floor section - if there's nothing between your feet and the road below it's time for change
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Fitting a new floor section - if there's nothing between your feet and the road below it's time for change
1994 3 $7.20
Fitting a roof aerial
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Fitting a roof aerial
2010 3 $7.20
Fitting Group 2 wheel arches
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Fitting Group 2 wheel arches
2010 4 $7.20
Five steel wheel reverse rims get to be stripped and painted
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Five steel wheel reverse rims get to be stripped and painted
2007 2 $7.20
Fixing a Mk3 Mini door
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Fixing a Mk3 Mini door
2000 5 $7.20
Give your Mini roof the Cooper paintwork treatment for just £30
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Give your Mini roof the Cooper paintwork treatment for just 30
2006 3 $7.20
Guide through the essential stages of mig-welding to make sure your Mini metal is properly bonded
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Guide through the essential stages of mig-welding to make sure your Mini metal is properly bonded
1996 4 $7.20
How to make rust damage a thing of the past
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

How to make rust damage a thing of the past
2006 3 $7.20
If your boot area is below par, a quick refurbishment will make all the difference
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

If your boot area is below par, a quick refurbishment will make all the difference
2007 3 $7.20
If your windscreen surrounds are perished and letting in rain, or if your screen is cracked, you can replace the windscreen yourself
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

If your windscreen surrounds are perished and letting in rain, or if your screen is cracked, you can replace the windscreen yourself
1996 4 $7.20
Making sure that the doors, bonnet and boot fit correctly on your Mini with correct panel alignment.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Making sure that the doors, bonnet and boot fit correctly on your Mini with correct panel alignment.
2006 2 $7.20
One of the oldest DIY Mini jobs, and annoyingly tricky, is fitting the standard chrome sill trim and making it stay in place for more than a week.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

One of the oldest DIY Mini jobs, and annoyingly tricky, is fitting the standard chrome sill trim and making it stay in place for more than a week.
2008 2 $7.20
Project Mini part 12 - Mini nearly finished now except for some parts to fit and jobs to do on bodyshell.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Project Mini part 12 - Mini nearly finished now except for some parts to fit and jobs to do on bodyshell.
2004 5 $7.20
Project Mini part 18 - complete interior makeover
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Project Mini part 18 - complete interior makeover
2004 5 $7.20
Project Mini part 3 - rebuilding and fitting subframes to create a rolling shell
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Project Mini part 3 - rebuilding and fitting subframes to create a rolling shell
2003 5 $7.20
Quick fix - seal your doors
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Quick fix - seal your doors
2008 1 $7.20
Recovering Mini front seats using a DIY trim kit
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Recovering Mini front seats using a DIY trim kit
1997 4 $7.20
Refurbish your alloy wheels on a £20 budget!
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Refurbish your alloy wheels on a 20 budget!
2010 5 $7.20
Refurbishing Mini seats - a fully restored bodyshell needs a brand-new original interior
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Refurbishing Mini seats - a fully restored bodyshell needs a brand-new original interior
2007 7 $7.20
Repairing GRP fibreglass - if your fibreglass Mini front end is looking slightly worse for wear, then learn how a mouldings expert patches them up to
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Repairing GRP fibreglass - if your fibreglass Mini front end is looking slightly worse for wear, then learn how a mouldings expert patches them up to
1996 1 $7.20
Replacing seam finishers - a quick and inexpensive way to make a rusty Mini look more respectable is to replace the upright gutter seam finishers.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Replacing seam finishers - a quick and inexpensive way to make a rusty Mini look more respectable is to replace the upright gutter seam finishers.
2010 4 $7.20
Replacing your Mini's subframe part 1 - areas to check before replacing your subframe and how to remove it from the car
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Replacing your Mini's subframe part 1 - areas to check before replacing your subframe and how to remove it from the car
1997 4 $7.20
Replacing your Mini's subframe part 2 - dismantling the frame, removing the reusable components and advice on reassembly
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Replacing your Mini's subframe part 2 - dismantling the frame, removing the reusable components and advice on reassembly
1997 5 $7.20
Replacing your seals - wet and rusty floors in Minis aremore often caused by worn door and boot seals than by rust holes.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Replacing your seals - wet and rusty floors in Minis aremore often caused by worn door and boot seals than by rust holes.
2009 3 $7.20
Revive your steel wheels - keep them looking their best with a few coats of spray paint
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Revive your steel wheels - keep them looking their best with a few coats of spray paint
2006 2 $7.20
Sill replacement and repair  isn't just about slapping on a set of outer covers, it's a crucial job needing preparation
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Sill replacement and repair isn't just about slapping on a set of outer covers, it's a crucial job needing preparation
1996 4 $7.20
Sills - if you use your Mini in all weathers, at some time it is going to need new sills. Here, Mini Speed takes us through what is involved.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Sills - if you use your Mini in all weathers, at some time it is going to need new sills. Here, Mini Speed takes us through what is involved.
2008 4 $7.20
Sills - one of the most notorious rust problem areas on the Mini.  What to do when the rust problem on the sills is well advanced.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Sills - one of the most notorious rust problem areas on the Mini. What to do when the rust problem on the sills is well advanced.
2003 8 $7.20
Smart rustproofing for Minis - protecting your Mini against the ravages of time
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Smart rustproofing for Minis - protecting your Mini against the ravages of time
1999 5 $7.20
Sputnik part 4 - repairs to the Sputnik Mk 3 rusty A-panels
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Sputnik part 4 - repairs to the Sputnik Mk 3 rusty A-panels
2005 5 $7.20
Sputnik part 5 - repairing the inner wing with repair sections and fitting new A-panels
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Sputnik part 5 - repairing the inner wing with repair sections and fitting new A-panels
2006 5 $7.20
Step-by-step guide to fitting Sport Pack wheel arches properly, which is still one of the most popular Mini modifications.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Step-by-step guide to fitting Sport Pack wheel arches properly, which is still one of the most popular Mini modifications.
2003 12 $7.20
Stop the rot! There are lots of ways you can put off the day when your Mini needs welding repairs.  Here are some favourite stop-gaps.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Stop the rot! There are lots of ways you can put off the day when your Mini needs welding repairs. Here are some favourite stop-gaps.
2008 4 $7.20
The low-down on Mini grille fashion
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

The low-down on Mini grille fashion
2001 5 $7.20
The sills are the first point where serious structural rust is likely to take hold in a Mini, which is why regular inspection and cleaning, together with proper internal rust-proofing and exterior repainting, will dramatically extend their life.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

The sills are the first point where serious structural rust is likely to take hold in a Mini, which is why regular inspection and cleaning, together with proper internal rust-proofing and exterior repainting, will dramatically extend their life.
2008 1 $7.20
Tips on choosing and maintaining the chrome on your Mini at its best.  Whether your Mini is standard or modified, the brightwork is key when it comes to determining its ultimate aesthetic impact.
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Tips on choosing and maintaining the chrome on your Mini at its best. Whether your Mini is standard or modified, the brightwork is key when it comes to determining its ultimate aesthetic impact.
2008 3 $7.20
Winter survival  - How to protect your Mini through the winter
Bodywork Article from MiniWorld

Winter survival - How to protect your Mini through the winter
2007 3 $7.20