What do you hate about driving your mini?

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  1. Ender

    Ender New Member

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    This is not a what you hate about the mini but more like things you notice when you drive it.. this is all for good fun i love driving my car but there is a few things i noticed here a few of mine.

    Every 19 year old kid in a stock Honda civic with a fart can wants to race at every light..

    Every mustang 5.0 or camero wants to race on the freeway..

    Every time I get on a Hairpin hill to go up and down i get behind a Pickup truck going 5 under....

    Speed o in the middle so when im speeding the wife tells me to slow down! i do tell here that someone put the JCW wheels on it and that the speed o is 10 mph slow "its only 2" she does not buy it..

    Driving on the freeway i could be going 85 in a 70 and people still half to pass me because im rolling in my MCS and people think there slow..

    i have more but ill let you guys add.. I really do love this car.....:biggrin5:
     
  2. Savvy

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    #1) Left lane cruisers that do the speed limit. If you aren't passing someone........ GET THE F(_)CK OVER IN THE RIGHT LANE WHERE YOU BELONG.

    #2) People fracking with their phones. Put them in the glove box if you can't help yourself.
     
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    getting stuck behind slow cars in the mountains when i'm trying to get my twisty on
     
  4. MCS02

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    SUV's that ride my rear!!
     
  5. d0r33t0s

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    i fantasize about putting a single driving light facing backwards at the base of my antenna, so i can flick it on when some schmuck behind me is blinding me w/ their stupid lights because they're tailgating...
     
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    I find the things I hate when I'm driving my MINI are the same things I hate when I'm driving my wife's CR-V. Now that I think about it, pretty much any car I'm driving.
     
  7. CHKMINI

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    When I'm getting gas the three questions that I'm constantly asked (not by the same person)
    1. Do you get good gas mileage?
    2. That's cute, what is it?
    3. Does the roof come off? ( it's a Coupe)
     
  8. Ender

    Ender New Member

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    that bugs the crap out of me...
     
  9. Justa Jim

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    All of the above. I also hear, "I'll bet you get blown all over the road, when a truck passes you".
     
  10. BlimeyCabrio

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    Gravity
     
  11. mrntd

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    My wife complaining about the ride.
     
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    Also have this issue.

    Oh, and I hate officially having a designated pillow inside my car at all times, the girl does not like the seats. :lol:
     
  13. Savvy

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    It's not a problem as long as you can keep 3 out of 4 tires in contact with the ground.
     
  14. MCS02

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    Thats too dam funny!


    Still can't believe it happened, man that sucks!
     
  15. Firebro17

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    I've learned that I can get that same result when I turn on my rear fog light! If they don't like that, I flash 'em a single digit wave I'm sure they'll see through the back glass.
     
  16. ZippyNH

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    Knoni fsd's, 16 rims, and regular tires....still will keep 90% of the performance, but your ride will be just "firm" without being punishing...I kinda liked it...made longer drives with seams on the highway less annoying.
    Then again...if you are lowered...no fsd for you!! And it seams like 50% of MINI's are still on OEM struts...hidden parts, so folks hate to spend $$ on them.....
     
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    #17 ZippyNH, Aug 17, 2015
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    Must be easy to spin in bad weather!!
    Nope..never did that...snow tires...
    And I do the passing...
     
  18. Stefanie

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    Things that annoy me the most:

    1) People who change into my lane not realizing that I'm there. This is usually some blind/stupid person driving an SUV. I realize Mini's are small, but really...

    2) People who tell me it's a "cute girly car." :rolleyes: My sister-in-law says this all the time, and it makes me want to punch her more than I usually do.
     
  19. Zapski

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    Usually giving someone a ride in the "cute" car puts an end to that nonsense.

    I just mostly hate every other car on the road. But I'm pretty sure that it wouldn't matter what I drive for that to be true.
     
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    Trying to see through the drivers side A piller in a left hand turn.
     

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