Locutus (formerly Blimey) :: 2006 MINI Cooper S Convertible, Assimilated to GP Roadst

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  1. MCS02

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    Oh NO! For the love of all that's good and decent! Please NO!
    Don't put Lucas parts in a MINI!!!
     

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  2. BlimeyCabrio

    BlimeyCabrio Oscar Goldman of MINIs
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    Hmmm.... I wonder what these are for?

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  3. Ronbo

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    Nice MINI!
     
  4. BlimeyCabrio

    BlimeyCabrio Oscar Goldman of MINIs
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    Hmmmm.... I wonder what's in the box?

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  5. Savvy

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    a pi$$ed-off porcupine?
     
  6. BlimeyCabrio

    BlimeyCabrio Oscar Goldman of MINIs
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    A pair of really soft black microsuede porcupines...

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  7. Dave.0

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    ^^^^ very nice :Thumbsup:


    After a while you won't be able to believe you sat in those MINI beach chairs for so long.
     
  8. BlimeyCabrio

    BlimeyCabrio Oscar Goldman of MINIs
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    Step 2 in the transmogrification....

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    Dropping him off at the place where dreams come true...
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    It's Happening......
     
  9. ScottinBend

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    You cut the top off to put the seats in.........a little drastic don't ya think :)

    Sweet seats.
     
  10. Nathan

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    Oh my...no Union Jack design in the seats. You're slipping Paul.
     
  11. BlimeyCabrio

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    The harnesses will continue the theme... don't worry. :Thumbsup:
     
  12. BlimeyCabrio

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    Transmogrification Step 3 - the big one

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    Time to paint this weekend!

    Details:
    The front reinforcement plates, at the seat belt anchor points - the strongest place to weld to. Now with massively more strength.
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    Rear reinforcement plates, on the structural beam between the rear wheels.
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    The junction behind my petite little head I want to protect:
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    The Brey Krause seat back brace:
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  13. Crashton

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    Very nicely made roll bar. May you never use it.
     
  14. MCS02

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    This is going to be one bad convertible!
     
  15. Dave.0

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    Nice job! :Thumbsup:

    Go big or go home!
     
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    Sweet Mr Paul!!
     
  17. old81

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    Are you going for some extreme road mountain road runs or are you tracking wheel to wheel?

    Nice installation, looks tidy.

    Don
     
  18. BlimeyCabrio

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    NASA and SCCA time trials and hillclimbs
    And you must have a bar for VIR track days
    No wheel-to-wheel in this car
     
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    Blimey :: 2006 MINI Cooper S Convertible

    Keep your eyes open for Level 3 Track Trials at Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, GA, in mid-November.
     
  20. BlimeyCabrio

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    Transmogrification Step 4
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    And Step 5
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