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Old 03-09-2019, 08:42 AM
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I bought Bean because of my impending 124 mile a day trek to and from work and wanted something that got good gas mileage, had some personality and was fun to drive and the Mini ticked all those boxes.
Old 03-10-2019, 05:00 AM
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I bought my first Mini back in '04 for one simple reason: my parents never allowed me to have a go-kart.


Old 03-10-2019, 06:32 AM
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It was the mileage. I bought my 2005 MINI R52 S in 2015 with 3,648 original miles.
Old 03-10-2019, 07:23 AM
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I have always been a V8 guy. In my garage is a 91 Corvette, 87 Monte SS, and a 65 Malibu SS. At the time I bought this mini I was driving an 04 Caddy CTS-V and a supercharged 06 Saturn Ion Redline. I got T-boned with the Saturn and I needed to find a replacement. My wife could not drive stick, so I needed to find something automatic, good on gas, and something I would even want to drive. In came the thought for a Mini. Found this one and discovered that I loved driving it. Sold the Caddy, and began my modifications and personalized touches. I bought this with 37000 miles and I hit 209000 miles yesterday. I simply love this car and will keep it as long as I can!
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