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  1. #1
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    Mini Rebuild

    Hey guys,

    I am looking to invest in a cheap car and resell it to fund another hobby of mine. It should be a fun project for my dad and I over the summer too. I have done a decent amount of work to my own Mini and feel I could tackle something pretty hard like a trans.

    I found a great deal on a 05' base cooper with automatic transmission that is slipping. I know I can fix it the only thing I can't find is the parts to do so

    Any suggestions? Does anybody know where I can get my hands on a master rebuild kit?

    Cheers to anybody that knows Also any other advice is much appreciated

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    The trans slips, sounds like an expensive can or worms, the transmissions are the cvt type and are crap.

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