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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:15 pm 
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What Minis have you?: 1985 Matte Black Mini Mayfair
Modifications: the matte black paint,standard arches,white rover style minilites,removable,roof racks, bonnet,honda prelude bucket seats ROOF RACKS Ftw!
just picked up my new mini this mornin of jamie(purplehaze) on this he was quite sad too see the wee car go :cry:

i have a few things to do to it though so should make a good rolling project,was a mini 25 anniversary model in a former life but imo looks the businees now..fairplay jamie on the paintjob! :mrgreen:

its my second mini and im only seventeen always loved them :D i have to make some doorcards,change the brake pads and discs..i might make that my priority haha.thanks also to john gavin for helpin me out during the past few months with my various mini-shaped adventure,cheers mate :mrgreen:.

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hope ya like it its my new baby cant wiat to be drivin it :P


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:41 pm 
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Very nice, matt black ftw! Looks sweet, I think you should put the pads and discs on the top of your list! :lol: And by the colour of your tax disc you should renew that to! :lol: Best of look with man

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 8:58 pm 
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i may well stan haha! and i may connect my choke cable as it wasnt haha.. :lol: sure stan im only 17 and i have me theory on sat 25 june..failed last time 34/40..was ragin so its grand wont be on the road till next month anyways if even then :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:30 pm 
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I'm only 18 myself and I got 36/40 and passed my test first go! :mrgreen: You'll get there! Then we can see that matt black beauty on a few runs! :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:20 am 
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ye man hopin to have it on the road for the forest park weekend :mrgreen: ..it starts first time like i just need to sort out the little bits on it and it will be a grand little car man..hows your mini goin stan?? :D

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 9:49 pm 
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i was cleanin out the interior in my mini today and found two old owners handbooks in th rear storage bins.. :D pretty cool cos i never knerw they were there! :mrgreen:

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hows your mini goin stan?? :D


Its running perfect now, got a manifold gasket of Martin Murphy today (Thanks Martin) so its not blowing any more! Hopefully I'l see you at the camping weekend so :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:34 am 
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ye man hopefully its funny you say that cos my exhaust is blowing a bit aswell and the smell of petrol is gettin into the cabin :x i will get it sorted though haha ..ye i was at the campin weekend last year but didnt have a car at it :( this time will be different though..just wonderin do you still have the two spots that were on the car when you bought it? :mrgreen:
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:54 pm 
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well today i took hte tints of the rear windows cos they arent really my thing to be honest looks better now i think! :D
let me know what you think :mrgreen:

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thats all for now will post updates as they happen :D

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just wonderin do you still have the two spots that were on the car when you bought it? :mrgreen: cheers


I never had two spots on the Mini.... Maybe you were looking at pictures of the privious Mini? A green 95 one with two Rally giants?

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:23 pm 
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ye must of got that wrong there mate sorry bout that..just i was thinking of puttin two upfront thats all :D
ye i remember one of your cars had them on alright dunno why but i thought it was the current one :?

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the first one had none, second had two and the current has four :lol:

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the next has to have at least six then man haha :D ..what do you reckon would be cheaper makin my own doorcards or just buyin them? :mrgreen:

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Well the way I think about it is if you make them and do your own thing no one else will have them :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:27 am 
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cant argue with that..good point! :D
need to get it to a show so my mini and yours can get a photo..lol :mrgreen:

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Absolutly, we've sprayed five or six cars matt black and I'm sure they all be up for a photo!

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all minis stan? and where you based mate? :mrgreen:
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:02 am 
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all minis stan?

nope everything from MICRAwaves to corollas,

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haha sure its a class colour wouldnt blame the guy! :mrgreen:

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Toyota Corolla, Nissan Micra, 3 or 4 Civics, Ste Clubman, Suzuki Swift and the newest one sprayed today a Dawoo Lanas! :lol: I'm sure theres one or two more that the lads know of :mrgreen:

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haa jeez thats a lot of cars stan :D ...where bouts in dublin you based?? :mrgreen:

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dreaded rust is appearing :cry: ...will have to get it sorted soon :lol:

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I'm in Shankill, just under Bray so its just on the border of Wicklow!

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ah right that woudnt be too far from where i am(mullingar) then would it? :D

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I'm going to guess not! :lol:

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