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hi guys, well iv finally bought myself a MINI! its a 2004 cooper s very happy with it! so much fun to drive need to get used to the fuel consumption lol its done 63,000 miles full mini service history new clutch in october and lots of other bits and bobs really pleased with it ,picked it up yesterday and havnt really stopped driving it since!:lol: it came with the private reg so il be selling that and putting my own on :) got lots of plans for it just need to save some pennies up :) anyway heres some pic's of her and pip's both got silver mini's now:lol:

SPEC UPDATE: 06/02/2013


Dave.f induction

Custom cat back exhaust 2.5 inch to jcw tips

lightened flywheel

stage 2 competition clutch

magnecor kv85 competition leads

kavs 15% pulley and colder plugs

cravenspeed dipstick

samco coolant and induction hoses


eibach pro kit 30mm springs

polybushed wishbones,front and rear anti roll bar's

omp front upper and lower strut brace

cravenspeed defenders

Kavs 13mm hub-centric spacers and longer wheel bolts


Brembo max grooved discs with yellow stuff pads all round.


JCW carbon/alcantra gearknob

JCW carbon/alcantra handbrake lever

essentielMINI bright white interior bulbs


jcw front aero grill upper and lower

Fly eye film headlight film

headlight rings painted gloss black

'joey'd' rear lights

gloss black beltline kit

aero wiper blades

de-wipered at the rear

black 's' badges all round

smoked side repeaters

gloss black caliper's

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copied from anouther forum iv only had her 2 months though :)

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wow i havn't updated this for a while, and tbh its pretty poor update lol, havn't done very much but have lots of plans in the pipeline.

after next month i should be starting the modifying ball rolling , all iv done so far is guard x'd the paintwork and upgraded the sidelights and number plate bulbs to smd bright white bulbs,(i bought new number plate lamps to look fresh but they didnt fit so i need to get the correct ones)

i also got rid of the horrible grey the calipers were and painted them black at the weekend then attended a local cruise and found us a new member well pip did hehe.

also the usual leaky engine mount sorted that

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got wet during the last one so had to abandon for half an hour

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ride out on sunday

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well my first 'proper' mod found these on ebay at a good price and local so bought them on a whim and whent to collect them last night and fitted this morning! what a difference love it! they will do me for now until i buy some brand new wheels end of the year i think once iv saved up lowering and de-chrome first

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You do it's my friends gen 2 she comes to the shows with us :)


Pretty cool :)

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Looks Smart. I had a R53 in the same clours, with JCW black wheels. Sold it to buy my FJCW. Some pics in my welcome thread

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Looks Smart. I had a R53 in the same clours, with JCW black wheels. Sold it to buy my FJCW. Some pics in my welcome thread

thanks mate i had a look in your thread looked really nice :)

well at the weekend i attempted to vinyl wrap my headlight rings,never done it before but it whent ok first one came out well i was happy with it took a few attempts though, 2nd one by time id really got the hang of getting it perfect id ran out of vinyl so it had to do a few creases but il get some more vinyl and redo it :) next job is get the rest of the chrome blacked out :)


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next to each other:

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done :)

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Cheers dudes :) yeah I think so and get all the chrome black then coilovers :)

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a small new mod bought some new number plate lenses just so it looks nicer :)

then gave her a full on once over and a wax shiney shiney now :) cant wait to get to some shows/runs!! :mrgreen:

really need to sell this private plate wish someone would buy it lol

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love having a black roof :)

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not a speck of dirt lol

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no more chrome soon :)

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cheers dudes! :mrgreen: i do get carried away when cleaning lol never a bad thing though ;)

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recieved today thank you mr watton very kind of you :D i shall fit them when the weathers better and i have chance :mrgreen:

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recieved today thank you mr watton very kind of you :D i shall fit them when the weathers better and i have chance :mrgreen:

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Glad you got them, took a little longer than i had hoped to get them to you, but you have them none the less :D

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Looking great :)

thanks mate got lots of plans for her! :mrgreen:

got the badge fitted tonight didnt take long love it! , the fonts slightly different and the letters slightly smaller me likey :)


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