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Old 02-13-2018, 06:05 AM
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I finally have a name for my Mini

Well, it took 2 years but I finally have a name for my Mini!

Getting gas today on my way to work a cop pulls in behind me, no big deal, no lights, pa, etc.. I got inside to pay and he follows me in, ok, still no big deal.

Get into my car and he comes up and says "So, do you work around here" "Yep, right there" (I work really close to where I was getting gas)

Cop, "well, you've been on our radar for a while because your car stands out and the tint looks illegal and your exhaust is a little louder than we like. I'm not going to give you any kind of ticket because you didn't do anything wrong. Just wanted to let you know you are on our radar"

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you ..... RADAR!


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Now that is an interesting way to get a name. Cool name and hopefully Radar stays off their radar.
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Just don't be surprised it RADAR starts responding to things before you think of them.
Col. Blake: "How can you see anything through those filthy glasses?"...or was it Col. Potter
Radar: "I don't have to, I know where everything is."
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Now that is an interesting way to get a name. Cool name and hopefully Radar stays off their radar.

I know right. Needless to say, Im took a new way to work this morning.
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Good for you. Let them search.
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You're gonna have to change your gas cap. O'Reilly is not an Italian name.
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Don't know his problem, I see some light from the other side of the car still .. so it might need to be darker
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You're gonna have to change your gas cap. O'Reilly is not an Italian name.
NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Don't know his problem, I see some light from the other side of the car still .. so it might need to be darker
I know right!! Its "only" 35%. I need to find a doctor to write me a prescription for dark tint
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Getting gas today on my way to work a cop pulls in behind me, no big deal, no lights, pa, etc.. I got inside to pay and he follows me in, ok, still no big deal.

Get into my car and he comes up and says "So, do you work around here"
Mini_Vinnie: "Naw, officer. I just stop in here to grab a couple beers to drink on my way to the office."
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Mini_Vinnie: "Naw, officer. I just stop in here to grab a couple beers to drink on my way to the office."
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Mini_Vinnie: "Naw, officer. I just stop in here to grab a couple beers to drink on my way to the office."
I like it!

Im just glad I didnt start my car up! ...... im pretty sure it would have been wayyy to loud for him. I have my JCW flap perma-open so it sounds like a jet starting up.
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When I get my DP I'm gonna have to enable the BT again for such situations.
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When I get my DP I'm gonna have to enable the BT again for such situations.
Unfortunately, I am getting to that point too. Initial start inthe morning or after it has cooled down isnt bad at all. buttttttttt

If I start it back up after about an hour after I shut it off its LOUD!!!!!! like, embarrassingly loud

ByteTronik sent me a configuration file to disable the cat heating cycle but it isnt working
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Like the name and of course the F56. Do you have a radar detector?
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Oh heck yeah! Valentine 1. Thats been my first mod in every car I had

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One of my track days I ended up chatting with a guy who had a full race 911, he had a GPS system that would flip the exhaust valve to the muffler when he was close to the sound check station, then open it back up once he was safely away. You need to hook up the V1 to do that.
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At least he did not say your car was cute . . . . .
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At least he did not say your car was cute . . . . .
Id be in jail if he did
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Id be in jail if he did
Hey Minnie Vinnie, my wife thinks your MINI is.... cute
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You beat me to it.
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Hey Minnie Vinnie, my wife thinks your MINI is.... cute

I hate you guys, I'm buying a Fiat.


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I hate you guys, I'm buying a Fiat.


Yeah, I suppose Fiats are cute, too, if you're into that look.
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Hey, I saw (heard) a Fiat Abarth today. You don't want one. Stick with your MINI -- the one that my wife, who has excellent taste, thinks is cute.

We'll be nice to you.
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The Fiat and Prius could be my most disliked cars in the past 15 years
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