Pretje :: 2011 MINI Hardtop

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  1. Pretje

    Pretje New Member

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    Pretje :: 2011 MINI Hardtop (2013-01-30 13:55:16)
     
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    LOVE it !!! your story sounds exactly like mine -- wanted one for YEARS, didnt think i could afford and just got a 2010 MCS in Horizon blue with black roof !!!

    good luck to my almost twin !
     
  3. debscooper

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    #3 debscooper, Feb 5, 2013
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    Welcome to the best place in the world M/A .... and NEVER wipe that grin off your face ....you're HOME now !!! :biggrin5:
     
  4. Pretje

    Pretje New Member

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    Likewise, and congratulations! I hope you'll post some photos, too...

    Nobody's asked, but I don't think I explained the photo showing damage. A few months after I got him, he was parked on the left side of a one-way, and someone ran into his right rear wheel. Thankfully they were there (vs. hit-and-run), thankfully they had good insurance, and nothing was a hassle.

    On the down side, the total bill was $9,000 (paid by their insurance) by the time virtually all the rear suspension was replaced, paint and sheet metal work was done, plus a rental loaner for five weeks while it was in the shop. As good as new now once again...

    Wes
     
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    Welcome to m/a
     
  6. Pretje

    Pretje New Member

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    LOL! Thanks, Deb... I love it... And trust me, I think the grin is now permanent.

    I don't think I've ever had such incredible fondness for a car in my life. My only regret is that I just assumed based on something-or-other-I-don't-recall that I couldn't afford one, and let a decade go by without one in my garage. Better late than never.

    Wes
     
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    I don't think I've ever had such incredible fondness for a car in my life. My only regret is that I just assumed based on something-or-other-I-don't-recall that I couldn't afford one, and let a decade go by without one in my garage. Better late than never.

    Wes[/QUOTE]



    You see you do get BETTER and WISER with age !!!
     
  8. Pretje

    Pretje New Member

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    Hahahahahaha! Now I feel better about my choice of car, AND about myself! Score!

    P.S. Mini-stig, eh? LOL
     
  9. Nathan

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    Garage of the Day 11/7/14
     
  10. Dave.0

    Dave.0 Helix & RMW Powered
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    Cool color for a MINI, nice. :Thumbsup:
     
  11. 00Mini

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    Good looking Cooper with a great story !!
     
  12. Firebro17

    Firebro17 Dazed, but not Confused
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    I'd like to have that scissor lift!
     

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