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Old 06-14-2018, 01:49 PM
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Hello from Baton Rouge

I just became a Mini owner this morning when I bought a 2006 Cooper S JCW with factory aero kit. Has 103k on it. It is a one owner car from California. LOVE it !

It is not stock, has the following upgrades:
Koni coil over shocks
Dinan strut tower brace
Alpine high power stereo with bluetooth
PIAA fog lamps and Xenon headlights
 
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Old 06-14-2018, 02:55 PM
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Welcome to NAM! Are you planning on doing any other mods to it?
 
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Old 06-14-2018, 03:01 PM
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Welcome to NAM.

Nice looking Gen1 and a JCW to boot.
 
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Old 06-14-2018, 04:31 PM
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Great looking MINI. Did you do a lot of research or did you luck into the best driver's vehicle, the best year, the best trim level and a great color?
 
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Old 06-14-2018, 06:41 PM
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:15 PM
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Welcome and Congrats. Looks like a nice put together package being a JCW with the body kit.
 
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Old 06-15-2018, 03:54 AM
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A friend has a 76 Mini. I really like it. I saw this one on the local clist. There is a local dealer who was a long time BMW salesman in San Diego. He looks for the best Minis and BMW Z3s there and drives or ships them back to Baton Rouge. Yeah I got lucky finding one with all the best features. I don't really need to change or add much. I may put in a short shift kit, but it doesn't really need that. My last fun car was a VW TDI. Tuning made a huge difference on it. It is worth looking into tuning a Mini?
 
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Old 06-15-2018, 04:36 AM
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Welcome!

Great looking car ... but when I see it I hear Zydeco music playing in my head...

Motor On!
 
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Old 06-15-2018, 10:19 AM
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Hi and welcome to the Exclusive Mini and JCW first gen crowd!
2006 is the best gen one Mini. Yours is beautiful and looks well cared for.
There is a ton of information in the Gen 1 area, to keep that car running and looking sweet!
Show us the engine too!
 
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Old 06-16-2018, 04:41 AM
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Show us the engine too!
 
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Old 06-16-2018, 08:51 AM
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It looks sweet and clean! Ya gotta luv it!
It needs the matching upper JCW grill installed, to finish it off!
It should be driven like you stole it!
A 210hp go cart!
 
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Beautiful ride! Welcome!
 
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Old 06-18-2018, 09:54 AM
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Wow, great find and the dinan old school strut tower brace/JCW kit.
 
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:57 AM
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I put in a black upper grill this morning. Looks much cleaner. My car came with factory front and rear fog lamps. Who wants to buy the PIAA foglamps, wiring, relay, switch, etc?

 

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Old 06-26-2018, 10:47 AM
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It looks great with the black grille!
 
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