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Daves new Daily.....MINI Cooper 2nd Gen

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So, decided to finally sell the Civic TypeR FN2 (Roxy) for something a lot cheaper to run as my daily driver. Enter Carly, my 2008 Mini Cooper! She's only had 2 owners from new (same as Roxy), full history, Lower mileage than Roxy and decent spec compared to some Coopers we've looked at. Also got a cracking deal with the garage which saw me getting the car plus cash for trading in the FN2 which was a bonus!

The colour looks like a champange metallic, but is actually called "sparkling silver", which we've found out is quite a rare colour on the Coopers, so that's a bonus!. The cars been really well looked after by previous owner and is immaculate bar one wee tiny mark on the front bumper (and knowing my ocd, that'll be a new front bumper she's getting then! lol).

Plans are new alloys same as DD's, spotlights, Cooper stripes in black, tint the rear windows, and some interior upgrades. Cracking wee car to drive, really handles sweet! And still quick enough for me to have fun with, but also excellent mpg and cheap tax compared to the FN2.

 

Anyways, here she is...

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Can't... 

Hold....

Back...

The...

Vomit....:wacko:

 

:P

 

I've driven one, they are good though.

 

 

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Lmao we all gay! You gay, Tom gay, everybody gay! seeya.gif1

Deffo good to drive Tom, had some fun already! Lol

Found a couple of small niggles so shes booked in after we come back from hols to have them sorted. Apart from that though, alls good in Carlys world!

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5 hours ago, Krzys said:

 

you got there first @Krzys!

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lol at least with the money I'm saving I'll be a rich gay!

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45 minutes ago, Dave said:

lol at least with the money I'm saving I'll be a rich gay!

faggot @Grant and you could live together then rlol.gif1

 

does look alright though!

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Lol no enough room in my bed, Gayle would not be amused!  Yeah, it's a mint wee car mate,  really happy with it. B)

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3 hours ago, Dave said:

lol at least with the money I'm saving I'll be a rich gay!

 

 

Ahh. A player with the pink pound!

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Not done much to her yet, but did buy a channel swap wiring harness for the head unit. After reading up, found out that in its pearls of wisdom, BMW had all the bass going to the front speakers and tweeters, with the kids and highs going to the rears! They come standard with 6x9's in the rear, so this seemed nuts! 

Fitted the harness which swaps them around, and the sound is transformed! We now have lovely bass, and the highs are much better going through the tweeters. Gonna upgrade the front speakers at some point.

 

Next purchase will be the wheels and cooper S rear tailgate spoiler. So far loving it,  and gave it some stick on my favourite twisty coast road with Gayle, and it was fun! Oh, and only on its second tank of fuel since I bought it! Bonus! applause.gif1

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Have you had any dreams about mens bottoms yet?

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1 hour ago, UnicyclingTom said:

Have you had any dreams about mens bottoms yet?

every night i heard :ohyeees: on the phone to Faggot @Grant

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8 hours ago, UnicyclingTom said:

Have you had any dreams about mens bottoms yet?

Says he who drove a hairdressers car too (mx5) ! Lmao Admit it Tom, you have a secret longing for a MINI but you're too shy to say! Lol :pmsl:

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7 hours ago, Chandler said:

every night i heard :ohyeees: on the phone to Faggot @Grant

Not on her Nelly! :Facepalm1:lmao

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Where's MA bloody ban stick! angrymod.gif1 

You need to feel the mini love! :ohyeees:

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Nay bad dave. Supposed to be a good drive

 

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1 hour ago, KiNK43 said:

Nay bad dave. Supposed to be a good drive

 

It's @Dave and @Grant in the mini 

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Good luck with your lovely new motor Dave :)

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In all seriousness, I do quite like minis.. The lad next door has one this colour and it looks smart. ;)

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Ye there not bad. Just wouldn't own one. Colman fault is ps pump that goes 

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Lol @Chandler you even got it in the right colour!  And I've gained hair! Lmao that's deffo a bonus!  Yeah, really is a great car to drive, never get tired of it. Some days I used to hate the idea of going anywhere in the TypeR, especially if it was in Edinburgh as the roads are shocking in and around the city. Just made driving a chore. The mini cooper, although still kinda stiff, is still really comfortable on all but the worst pot holes roads. 

While waiting for Gayle at the hospital today, had my tablet hooked up through the stereo, which sounded cool! Still need to find a way of getting a USB socket fitted though as it was just plugged in through the aux jack socket. 

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