page and pop in your new drive. Easy peasy. Now your Mini has no moving parts, more space, and you gain a feeling of power over your own things. Great for everyone.
I actually did a similar thing by replacing my 40GB iPod Photo’s hard drive with a 60GB, again thanks to iFixIt. I can’t encourage you to hack your gear enough. It’s our right and it empowers us as geeks.
Turn Your iPod Mini into a flash based iPod [Geektechnique]