We need your help to fix the Rally Car!

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  1. RallyMini370

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    Dear MA members as you can see from this video [ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcjuW9O-yAE"]RALLY SOLIMAR - ACCIDENTE WILSON PEREIRA - YouTube[/ame] our dear Mini suffered a huge off. We are fine with no aches or pains thanks to an excellent roll cage and we were wearing the HANS device. If you have read the Rally Mini build in “projects†you will know I built this Mini with love and passion on very little cash input. We ran this rally on the credit card as the sponsor did not have the money for the entry. So with this much damage we are facing a very large body shop repair bill which fortunately the work is being handled by a rally friend so at least I won’t get ripped off!

    We can still win 2nd place in the championship if we have the Mini on the road by Nov 22nd for the last rally of 2014 on Nov23rd . I’m not asking for stuff for free but at least a low cost plus shipping. Please look in the wanted to buy section for my list of parts. I’m also checking Ebay and parts shops in Costa Rica. Another option is I can pay with Costa Rica coffee!

    Please look in your garage and see if you can help us get back on the road!
     
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    also suggested is donations to my paypal account. for every donation big or small your name will go on the Mini in the checker squares PM for the account thanks again
     
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    Please help our rally friend Chris get back on the stages....

    Help is on the way Chris.

    I encourage all of you MINI & rally fans to send a bit of help if you can. I'm going without coffee & donuts for 6 months.

    Send Chris a PM & he'll give you his PayPal info....
     
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    Thanks Chuck, any money will be used to buy parts. here's my paypal account info. [email protected] if we got a 100 folks with a $1 that would buy a rear caliper on Ebay. thanks again for your support
     
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    Couple of bucks sent to get that tough little bastard back in the fight.
     
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    #10 RallyMini370, Oct 22, 2014
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    Thanks Savvy with no names on the forum I've thanked some folks that have not sent any donations yet. LOL actually when I got to work this morning I was on Ebay searching for parts and then checking my paypal I was tearful at the amount of folks helping. In all my years of motoring and rallying I have never had any help like this. Mini folks are the best and I will do my very best to be back on the stages soon.
     
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    Couldn't afford much, but I guess every little bit helps.
     
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    Just sent a little help to your PayPal account.
     
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    HOLY SHAT Chris!

    Glad you are ok. I will be sending some funds your way soon and we will all get you back on the road / Rally road again :Thumbsup:

    For the record that was a 10 on the flip scale and you get bonus points for gunning it out of the woods to keep going. :Thumbsup:
     
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    Shot some fund-age your way...hoping you get up and running again soon! I'm glad you are both okay!
     
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    money sent. Good luck to you & RALLY ON!!
     
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    Cut the top and make it a Cabrio.
     
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    Thanks everyone! I'm so emotional about the response. This experience is heart warming and fills me with joy that the world is not a bad place. Like I said, everyone will have their name on the Mini in the white squares as we want you all with us on the stages.
     
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    The lateral arms are from Helix 13 so they have stepped up and gave me a good disscount on new arms.....Even David Richards of Prodrive wishes us well! But he mention that the suspension needs to be changed..LOL
     
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    Off to the body shop tomorrow, for sure a new roof is needed and maybe the rear floor too. I'll take some photos
     
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    Good luck Chris.... :fingerscrossed:
     

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