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Did some things to the Mini today

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Old 01-14-2019, 12:48 AM
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Did some things to the Mini today

Got a little done on the car today. Mostly fixing little things that needed to be done right away:
-new hood shocks so I don't have to wear a safety helmet to check the oil
-new cabin air filter
-installed the rear bumper cover so my dog won't scratch up the paint while he hauls his big butt into the back.
-tried to replace the missing chrome cover for the PS headlight washer. Now I get to replace the headlight washer pump because the retaining clips broke. :(

Also did a little personalization. I added the red stripes to the chrome beltline trim, and added red accent stripes to the factory black stripes. When I planned this, I didn't realize the chrome beltline continued under the windshield and back glass. I'm going to wait to see what I think in a few days. I might change that to black, but leave the red on the sides.





 
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where did you get that bumper cover protector? That is a great idea. Mine was pretty scuffed up in that area when I bought it and something like that would cover it up and prevent it from getting worse.
 
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https://www.outmotoring.com/heavy-du...hed-alloy.html

I've put something similar to this on just about every hatchback we've ever owned, and they're well worth it. I have a 100#+ Malamute that cannot grasp the concept of jumping into the car. He climbs like a ladder. A cover like this has saved the paint on my wife's Outback.
 
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Thanks! And a dog that size in the back of the mini would be something I think many would like to see!
 
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Old 01-14-2019, 08:13 PM
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Thanks! And a dog that size in the back of the mini would be something I think many would like to see!
Did a little motoring yesterday; nothing too major.

Yogi loves the Mini. It's a little more intimate than the F250 Crew Cab he was used to riding in. He gets to look out the windows without standing up.

He's part of the reason I ended up with a Mini--had to have a hatch. He loves riding!

 
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