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Old 02-02-2006, 07:38 PM
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I don't know why but it bugs the stew out of me when people call my Mini a Cabrio. It is a convertible not a cabrio . I don't know where they sell the cabrios but on my invoice it said convertible
 
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Old 02-03-2006, 04:35 AM
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Originally Posted by biggripper
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MC = MINI Cooper
MCS = MINI Cooper S
JCW = John Cooper Works
MCC = MINI Cooper Cabrio
MCSC = MINI Cooper S Cabrio
MCSa = MINI Cooper S Automatic (as in auto transmission)
MCSCa = MINI Cooper S Cabrio Automatic
I'm not sure if this was asked, but what about the MCa = MINI Cooper Automatic (CVT)? Does a MCCa = MINI Cooper Cabrio Automatic exist?

Originally Posted by biggripper
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AB = Astro Black (Cooper Only)
I'm not sure if this is new to 06 models, but I did see an AB/S Cooper S at the dealership last weekend.
 
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Old 02-03-2006, 10:07 AM
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There are two JCW kits:

JCW SK = John Cooper Works Sound Kit (for MINI Cooper only)
JCW TK = John Cooper Works Tuning Kit (for MCS and briefly for MC)
 
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Old 03-10-2006, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by bamatt
I don't know why but it bugs the stew out of me when people call my Mini a Cabrio. It is a convertible not a cabrio . I don't know where they sell the cabrios but on my invoice it said convertible
Yep, on your US of A invoice it's called a convertible. When I first saw a MINI Cabrio in the UK in 2004, they were not in the US yet, and the entry level had "Cabrio" where "Cooper" is on US versions. Check out the MINI international or UK sites sometimes, you'll see a 'metric butt-tonne' of MINIs you don't see in the states, or not for years after they're introduced on the other side of the pond. It was the MINI dealer in Italy who sold me my MINI who called it a 'Cabrio', so blame every MINI lover who doesn't live in your backyard...

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Old 03-17-2006, 01:39 PM
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Yea, arn't you missing:

MCCA - MINI Cooper Cabrio (convertible) Automatic
MCA - MINI Cooper Automatic
 
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Old 05-07-2006, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by bamatt
I don't know why but it bugs the stew out of me when people call my Mini a Cabrio. It is a convertible not a cabrio . I don't know where they sell the cabrios but on my invoice it said convertible
True MINIAC's use British terminalogy, thus "Cabrio."

Cheers!
-Cody (hang around M2 and you'll see...it'll run off on you)!
 
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Old 07-31-2006, 05:26 PM
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Another "under the bonnet" abbreviation I haven't seen yet in this thread:

DSC - Dynamic stability control


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Coming soon: 06 HB/W MCS, Premium, Cold Weather, DSC, LSD, white bonnet stripes, gray leatherette
 
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bonnet strips ??

Is there an abbreviation for bonnet stripes?
 
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Good infro. Thank you
 
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what about white rims? what should i put?
 
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Hey there! New to the group! I hope i get this straight
I have: 04 MCS JCW LY B #3 SS+

Got it off Ebay for a song and Lovin every second of it.
Named her Blackeyedsuzie and am looking forward to more mods to add to the already cool mods she came with.

First Question, How does everyone get those cool cartoon mini avitars, and Where do I land one of those cool Color Owner Club Badges that everyone has. Is there even one for Liquid Yellow owners? So far I have seen all the other colors but that one pretty much.
I wanna go fast.......
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Originally Posted by dickdavid View Post
I'm not sure if this is new to 06 models, but I did see an AB/S Cooper S at the dealership last weekend.
They have Astro Black Metallic for MCS, but i don't know if that is the same as Astro Black (non-metallic).
 
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I think a list of what all the MC40, 56, whatever means.
Can someone put that together for me?
Thanks!
 
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I'm new here, so this thread was pretty helpful, thnx
 
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Old 10-28-2006, 07:03 PM
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great job

Nam Is great. Hever new what some of the collors were untill now.
 
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Originally Posted by jason430 View Post
They have Astro Black Metallic for MCS, but i don't know if that is the same as Astro Black (non-metallic).
Yep, I've got an '06 AB MCS... Can the color abbreviation guide be updated so it doesn't say "Cooper Only" for AB? Thanks,

andrew
 
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Hi,
I'm new to NAM so let me see if I got this right I have a 2006 Mini Cooper Chili Red with a white roof -therefore the user name- so that is:
06 MC,CR,W right? As for options I got the SOHO package -avaliable in Canada only I believe.
The list is a good idea for us new folks.
 
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Old 12-23-2006, 07:26 AM
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Good Morning! :)

Hey folks,

I picked up my DS/B MCS almost a week ago... 6 hours left until it's been a full seven days, and I absolutely love it.

I've been surfing the boards for a while now, and have been reading quite a bit... it's amazing how large of a family you are.

I bought my first mod early this week... the side plate from GOMINIGO. The dealer unfortunately drilled holes in my front bumper, and so I bought a couple of bumperplugs to fill them in. Since it's raining cats and dogs out now, I'll have to put them in tomorrow, but I'm looking forward to it!

I've been a frequent posted on MINI2, as well as belonging to the Ocean State MINI club, and hope to see you at a MINI meet soon!

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Old 02-19-2007, 06:58 AM
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I bought the RG MCS and my dealer told me that the RG is the same color as an Aston Martin grey. Has anyone else heard this?
 
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what does MA stand for?
 
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Another vote for LSD limited slip differential...
 
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Old 03-13-2007, 08:40 AM
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what does MA stand for?
Most likely "Motoring Advisor" (or, the salesperson at the dealership).
In the same vein, "SA" = "Service Advisor."
 
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Old 03-13-2007, 08:48 AM
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N.Q.R.

Originally Posted by polizei View Post
True MINIAC's use British terminalogy, thus "Cabrio."

Cheers!
-Cody (hang around M2 and you'll see...it'll run off on you)!
Cabrio is short for Cabriolet a French term.

The right and proper English term for the bodystyle you are discussing would be Drophead or Drophead Coupe. The latter is often abbreviated DHC.
 
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Old 03-13-2007, 08:51 AM
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Nope haven't heard this.

Originally Posted by Sir_Nigel_the_Brave View Post
I bought the RG MCS and my dealer told me that the RG is the same color as an Aston Martin grey. Has anyone else heard this?
And looking at the AM color and trim book in outr library, it doesn't appear to be the truth. After all, why, pray tell, would BMW use a Ford color?

Well Ford for at least the next few weeks.
 
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