Project Binky - Episode 1 - Austin Mini GT-Four - Turbo Charged 4WD Mini

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Bad Obsession Motorsport

7 vuotta sitten

In the first episode of Project Binky, we take a rotten old Austin Mini and strip it down to a bare shell. We then take an angle grinder to it and cut it to pieces. It's only then that the customised rebuilding process starts.
We're trying to create one of the fastest Minis on the planet. We're going to rebuild it with the engine and running gear from a Toyota Celica ST185 GT4. Or at least that's the plan. Whether it comes off or not is another matter. We're filming this as it happens so what you see is only a few weeks behind where we're actually at so we're not sure yet whether we can do it. That's kind of the fun though.
Stick with us through the highs and the lows of the project. Hopefully it'll be worth the agony and cash.
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Simon Foster
Simon Foster Päivä sitten
While waiting for the paint to dry 😀
Simon Foster
Simon Foster Päivä sitten
Yeah twice
Mountain Edge Kitzbühel
Mountain Edge Kitzbühel 2 päivää sitten
I, like many, want to see Binky finished now! Pull ya spanners out boys!
Kraken 7 päivää sitten
Everyone’s watching in 2020.. sod that I’m here again for the 2021 quarantine!
Connelly Law Coprus Juris
Connelly Law Coprus Juris 10 päivää sitten
So what you really had was a Vatican Pope car. It was a Holy Car.
Mauritius Boy79
Mauritius Boy79 11 päivää sitten
Bad obsession motorsport: 1:12 this is a 1980 mini thousand. Me:No it's Mr Bean's car.
Rigid Liquid 945
Rigid Liquid 945 15 päivää sitten
Go A-Team!
SARSteam Railways
SARSteam Railways 17 päivää sitten
Was browsing around for some car resto vids and found this... Highly entertaining proper car resto and great narration... Thanx for going through the trouble. Keep strong.
prospero 41
prospero 41 17 päivää sitten
Happy 2021 everyone, just watching again while waiting on paint to be shown
Charles Pletzke
Charles Pletzke 18 päivää sitten
2:13 “however many months” oh how naïve you were
leonidas vare
leonidas vare 18 päivää sitten
6 ish years and still counting ! still here though !
Lasse Langwadt Christensen
Lasse Langwadt Christensen 19 päivää sitten
I like that YT thought to play this right after a video about the Yaris GR :)
Chris R
Chris R 20 päivää sitten
Starting watch through 4 or 5, maybe almost 8...
Minas Cholevas
Minas Cholevas 20 päivää sitten
mrvgrump 20 päivää sitten
December 29th 2020...they still aint finished FFS..just think how much tea they have
fila1445 Uukausi sitten
It's 1am i need to go to work at 8 but im starting god knows which time rewatchimg this series :p
Scott B
Scott B Uukausi sitten
He saud months.... lol
plunder1956 Uukausi sitten
Due to Lockdown problems I am now watching the entire series again. It remains the best car build series on You Tube. The counterweight on the back of the mini was probably most of the dark matter on earth. So Nick has now distorted time itself. God knows how you manage to shoot all of this so well. In 98 I needed a crew of 3 to cover the technical buiild of a BK Whopper.
Howard Tennant
Howard Tennant Uukausi sitten
Wow you guys need to be on TV inspiring future young engineers a privilege to watch
breakshot74 Uukausi sitten
so november 2020 next sort of lockdown , than on you go
Mateus Bittencourt
Mateus Bittencourt Uukausi sitten
"For whatever many months" - 87 months later. Still no Binky on sight.
kristonabbott Uukausi sitten
Just enjoying a re-watch before the next episode comes out and the welding montage has really prompted me to go and watch a couple of episodes of the A Team.
Wicked Snake
Wicked Snake Uukausi sitten
Ahhhh good time's good times
Bob Kohl
Bob Kohl Uukausi sitten
7 years ago!!!
QALibrary Uukausi sitten
It's been 229,132,800 seconds or 3,818,880 minutes, or 63,648 hours, or 2652 days or 378 weeks and 6 days Or 7 years, 3 months, 3 days since we published Episode 1 of Project Binky, but we're not counting.... as of 21/11/2020
Qibble 2 kuukautta sitten
7 years on and still not finished? I can't find the final video:(
TIM STEPHENSON 2 kuukautta sitten
Can`t believe i`m watching these videos again, only 7 years down the road.
Everythingisgoingtobealright 2 kuukautta sitten
How ever many months😀
MisterHughes 2 kuukautta sitten
2020 viewer watching 2013 episode: "We just need to fabricate some new brackets and she'll be ready for paint."
konstantin88181 2 kuukautta sitten
...quarter of an inch, if you watching this in black and white.... XD joking about USA citizens got to a whole new level.
Trevor Kupetz
Trevor Kupetz 2 kuukautta sitten
Love the bargain racement. Just watching binky for the fifth time for fun.
apmaman123 2 kuukautta sitten
"this corner of the workshop for however many months" 7 years later, we still don't know if it even starts.
Bad Obsession Motorsport
Bad Obsession Motorsport 2 kuukautta sitten
Narrator: it doesn't. Yet.
folou 2 kuukautta sitten
Oh, you can not only see how far the project has come, but also see how much more quality the videos have become, with only mouseclicks in narration bits being remaining minor mishaps in otherwise perfect videos, while the level of prowess of my favorite 2 race engineers has stayed on point. Absolutely adore this series.
JeredtheShy 2 kuukautta sitten
I have come from the future, where Binky is still not quite sorted, to sit and think about all the clowns in the comments sections who say things like "just put the driveline from a Celica in it, ez peezie"
Nick W
Nick W 2 kuukautta sitten
I really appreciate the Police Squad! opening
I O Silver
I O Silver 2 kuukautta sitten
Mikey’s YT binge watch tip: Select 1.25x Playback speed using the 3 dots at the T/R of the screen...hardly any difference but saves 25% time on binges. For added mirth select 0.5x (drunk) 1.75x (quadruple espresso)
fprintf 2 kuukautta sitten
7 years ago, my how time flies!
I O Silver
I O Silver 2 kuukautta sitten
Came here after seeing the recommendation by Maximus Ironthumper on his Project Awesome series. My new binge-er 👍
11LowDown11 2 kuukautta sitten
Those body panels are ‘rung together’ like gage blocks! lol
Madbiker Wolf
Madbiker Wolf 2 kuukautta sitten
Warning to new viewers: As of this writing (7 years after the start of this series) there are 32 episodes (all very good and entertaining) but it is STILL not done.
subasurf 2 kuukautta sitten
rewatching from the start for the 5th time because 2020
Cobie66 X
Cobie66 X 2 kuukautta sitten
did this ever get finished?
Chris R
Chris R 2 kuukautta sitten
Still being worked on, was projected to be done this year but you know.... Covid....
Wind of change
Wind of change 2 kuukautta sitten
Jesus can't believe its been 7 years
Elli P
Elli P 2 kuukautta sitten
You so entertaining... Me watch you lo-o-o-ng time... :-) Brilliant videos, chaps. Perfect pace, juicy content. Carry on.
DansEuropeVlog 2 kuukautta sitten
When did this become 7 years ago. I'm in shock and horror
nickclem1 3 kuukautta sitten
Just started watching from the whole thing start again. I’m try to find that exact moment Nick finds it acceptable to wear a cowboy hat in public!
Fit4Life Nick Zagorov
Fit4Life Nick Zagorov 3 kuukautta sitten
I like the name you guys have Bad obsession Motorsports! The mini is gonna be a Beast looking forward to see it complete.
Paul Inman
Paul Inman 3 kuukautta sitten
It occurred to me that on a regular Mini those new panels would have already rotted out again by now.
Ben Holroyd
Ben Holroyd 3 kuukautta sitten
2:12 "home for however many months" Cough 7 cough years cough
Andrew Archer
Andrew Archer 3 kuukautta sitten
Update please guys, what’s happening with Binky...?
Søren Toftelund
Søren Toftelund 3 kuukautta sitten
7 years!! I has it taken 7 years by now 😂 didnt know i had become so old also.. love u guys
prospero 41
prospero 41 3 kuukautta sitten
The only welding theme is the a team.
Conrad Birgersson
Conrad Birgersson 3 kuukautta sitten
11th October 2020 , let's do this 😂
EB240 3 kuukautta sitten
7 years and counting!
kwiebusch 3 kuukautta sitten
I forgot how rotten the shell was....
Infernal_ NL
Infernal_ NL 3 kuukautta sitten
3:50 Little Big Planet themesong
Travelling With Gazz
Travelling With Gazz 3 kuukautta sitten
Message from the future... you will never finish this project.
Johnny Canuck
Johnny Canuck 3 kuukautta sitten
"come in out of the sunshine to this corner of the workshop for however many months" 7 YEARS LATER
Vitali Bazilevschi
Vitali Bazilevschi 3 kuukautta sitten
Is hard to find any other activity in the universe then get a cup of tea with the right biscuit flavor and watch a couple of remarkable tows English gentlemen built a MINI from a bench of rotten pieces of steel calling the masterpiece "Project Binky".
Ian 3 kuukautta sitten
OK, restarting once again from episode 1. I'm missing Binky.
Alan M
Alan M 3 kuukautta sitten
This episode just popped up on my feed...... Oh, OK then
Barrie Noble
Barrie Noble 3 kuukautta sitten
I have 🤪😂😅😂🤪
Das TIER 3 kuukautta sitten
5:07 I hope you don't mind me stealing that roller design for my rotissery...
Jacob Granger
Jacob Granger 3 kuukautta sitten
Good God it's been 7 years. Started this before my son was born, now we're watching it together.
Bad Obsession Motorsport
Bad Obsession Motorsport 3 kuukautta sitten
I've got 5 year old twins. Mental.
Sean Beasley
Sean Beasley 3 kuukautta sitten
Twerking before it was cool
deankdx 3 kuukautta sitten
i wonder if BOM are still reading the comments on this first episode... while driving around in a finished mini laughing to themselves.. just another month, we'll release the next episode..
PhantomMark 3 kuukautta sitten
Is it finished yet ?
Neil Johnson
Neil Johnson 3 kuukautta sitten
Cannot believe this project is still ongoing after 7 years lol
Posh Panda
Posh Panda 3 kuukautta sitten
Had been easier to start with just new parts...
Rick te Kronnie
Rick te Kronnie 3 kuukautta sitten
We''ll have a go" "however many months" fucking 7 years later
Hans Verhaegen
Hans Verhaegen 3 kuukautta sitten
Looking back to the start of this project in 2020 it only serves to highlight the incredible amount of foresight displayed in the build. Watching craftsmen is always like watching magic to amateurs. This is no different. B.o.m. are fantastic.
F31 ///M Sport
F31 ///M Sport 3 kuukautta sitten
Love the Get Smart musical intro
Mogs 3 kuukautta sitten
That tea looks terrible :D
Christopher Pritchett
Christopher Pritchett 3 kuukautta sitten
"How ever many months" LMFAO.
BilberryStu 3 kuukautta sitten
Lads...Before you start, it looks to me like the indicater hole in the new O/S wing is in the wrong place!
Nebula 4 kuukautta sitten
"I'm sure you can guess what it is." Fucked "Scrap" oh
Liam Holcroft
Liam Holcroft 4 kuukautta sitten
expecteed to see a tank after that a team music montage
Livi 120
Livi 120 4 kuukautta sitten
At this rate we're going to run out of fossil fuels just as Binky gets finished.
Bill Edifier
Bill Edifier 4 kuukautta sitten
Then it will be Project Bink - E
vatan kumar attri
vatan kumar attri 4 kuukautta sitten
Just found this in a comment in 2020 video
1275gt 4 kuukautta sitten
I like how you guys started with a scrap mini and fixed it up, as I've seen people take mint minis and put big engine's in them.
prospero 41
prospero 41 4 kuukautta sitten
However many months, optimistic weren't they.
Ralph Gaume
Ralph Gaume 4 kuukautta sitten
7 years ... Time sure fly by ...
Mini Moto17
Mini Moto17 4 kuukautta sitten
love the police quad intro XD
Clayton Tilbrook
Clayton Tilbrook 4 kuukautta sitten
Look how young you both look!
Martin B
Martin B 4 kuukautta sitten
It's such a pleasure to watch such great re-engineering to get around any issues you come up against and have a bloody good laugh along the way. I've just watched Episode 32 and can't wait for 33. Hell of a good job guys.
Charlie 4 kuukautta sitten
2nd or 3rd time I have rewatched this
Hekate 4 kuukautta sitten
“Shouldn’t take long.” It’s been 7 whole years. Damn. They’ve actually spent a tenth of their lives on this thing & haven’t even finished it yet.
Flanker 27
Flanker 27 4 kuukautta sitten
To this day I still wonder why on earth did they choose to proceed with this rust bucket of a shell. There are plenty of early Rover minis out there in fair condition, and they were heaps better in terms of panel gaps and rust proofing. The interiors were also way better
MrSir 4 kuukautta sitten
One day, bored out of my skull, about 6 ears ago, I was hooning around FIpost. I came across some car thing. ''Project Binky ep3.'' I clicked on the video, and watched as two mates chopped and modded a mini. Perfect! right down my street. Happily I watched ep1 and 2. I noted the copious use of the ''marks and sparks'' type trolley, yet I don't live in the UK. Well I did, and hooned around supermarkets in a juggernaut, but that's another story. I have to thank these to mates, as I have watched ''Project Binky'' from start to finish about 10 times. I'm bored again, and here we go. Number 11. Thanks guys for several years of classic entertainment. Oh the kettle is missing from the rolling credits, in Binky P1 outtakes. Gordon Bennett!! More Tea!!!!
J. Loos
J. Loos 4 kuukautta sitten
If you watch this in reverse, as I have been doing (3rd time watching the series, waiting on ep 33) it's about 2 guys coming up with solutions to problems they'll never have!
Paul Briers
Paul Briers 5 kuukautta sitten
This has just come up on my FIpost suggestions. One day past it’s 7th birthday 🍰 I might as well watch them all over again then 😃👍
Nick Warr
Nick Warr 5 kuukautta sitten
LittleBigPlanet music.
Farmer Palmer
Farmer Palmer 5 kuukautta sitten
"It's people like you what cause unrest" Monty Python reference!!!!!
if66was99 5 kuukautta sitten
Tomorrow (8-17-20) is the 7th anniversary of Project Binky. Maybe we'll FINALLY see a paint episode? :-p I'm still betting on British Racing Green.
James Rodgers
James Rodgers 5 kuukautta sitten
Who else remembers "Left Bank Two" from Take Hart?
Multa Uukausi sitten
Fabulous. It means "something worthwhile being made" to me, but it is originally from Vision On.
Emanuel soares
Emanuel soares 5 kuukautta sitten
why just not build a new one from zero?? good video
MH Fulltimer
MH Fulltimer 5 kuukautta sitten
I had forgotten what happened at the start. So back to watching it all through again :)
shovington67 5 kuukautta sitten
Very high quality version of the A Team theme song, very impressive ! Somehow it made the shell of the mini seem tougher than it was.
Irgendwas mit alten Autos
Irgendwas mit alten Autos 5 kuukautta sitten
"For however manny months" ... yeah, you didn't guess that right, did ya?
nomayor1 5 kuukautta sitten
Look at him how young he is.
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