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FlyingFinn
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Seen a Mini?

Post by FlyingFinn » Thu May 17, 2007 2:15 pm

Ni-Minis have a thread like this on their forum so I thought it might be a fun idea to have a one here?


‘we come from the land of the ice and snow’

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Billy
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Post by Billy » Sun May 20, 2007 10:15 am

I was doing a wedding yesterday near Youghal and spotted a green/silver 2001 Cooper Sport reg 01 KK 4170. I got chatting to the owner who is from Kilkenny and he has had it 2 years. It's his daily driver and there's 95k up on the clock. Looked well. Must definitely have been one of the last Minis sold.

Billy

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Post by mini_sprite94 » Mon May 21, 2007 10:59 am

spotted a red mini sprite, Cork reg yesterday, recycling centre in rethmines.

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1980 irish clubman estate
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Post by joebe1 » Mon May 21, 2007 6:38 pm

Second last mini built now owned by a girl in Carrick on Shannon 01 LM [ cant remember offhand] .Last mini built now resides in a car showroom in Enniskillen.

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The Marcos Graveyard
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Post by The Marcos Graveyard » Mon May 21, 2007 8:27 pm

[quote="joebe1"]Second last mini built now owned by a girl in Carrick on Shannon 01 LM [ cant remember offhand] .[/quote]


Did you give her a membership form ? :wink:
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A fully carbon fiber Mini Marcos shell weighs just 7.25kg.

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1980 irish clubman estate
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Post by joebe1 » Tue May 22, 2007 12:16 am

:D Sure did!

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Post by mini_sprite94 » Tue May 22, 2007 10:57 am

spotted on my way to the park last night, two minis.
a red one, lady driver (she waved!) and a brg one two!

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Post by kerryminigringo » Tue May 22, 2007 5:35 pm

96LH reg Equinox in Dundalk today around lunchtime.

MTM07,simply the best.

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Post by nearlythere » Tue May 22, 2007 7:12 pm

thats robert howard, i went to school with him. i met him 2 weeks ago said he bought this in england its a 96 and only has 8,000 on the clock!! haha! paid 3k for it...
i want one now

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Post by nearlythere » Tue May 22, 2007 7:15 pm

keep seeing brg mini in drogeda with 12 inch black revos - 92, and also a red one with twin tail pipes - 96.
i want one now

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Post by kerryminigringo » Tue May 22, 2007 7:43 pm

That BRG is a RSP cooper,Ive seen parked up on Cord St.

MTM07,simply the best.

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Post by twinjocks » Tue May 22, 2007 10:02 pm

Saw a lovely old grey mini (no more specific - went back to look but it was gone) in Kilcoole near Greystones on Sunday.

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Post by pick up man » Tue May 22, 2007 10:12 pm

I saw a purple mini with a lady driver in Maynooth on monday

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Post by kerryminigringo » Wed May 23, 2007 1:29 pm

Saw a lovely 99D reg surf blue mini today at the traffic lights at whitehall while on the way to Temple street hospital to get a piece of lego removed from my sons nose,kids will be kids.I think it was a jap import mini because it had a square number plate on the back .It was a mono colour mini which is unusual.

MTM07,simply the best.

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Post by nearlythere » Wed May 23, 2007 1:39 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
i want one now

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Post by Merlin » Wed May 23, 2007 8:03 pm

seen a lovle club man GT same as yours KMG out on the tallagh road heading twards blesinton also seen a nice orange mini with black bonit stripes in Avoca carpark in rathcool :lol:

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Post by twinjocks » Thu May 24, 2007 7:14 pm

Saw two minis today - a record!! One a Racing Green '97 Cooper coming down Taney Road in Dundrum at about 11am. And just now coming back up from Dundrum Town Centre a nice white 93 WH with two lads (going to MTM possibly - they looked very happy anyway!!).

Julie.

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Post by THOMAS » Mon May 28, 2007 12:51 am

Was up in malin head saturday morning saw app 60 minis in all shapes and sizes.

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Post by kerryminigringo » Mon May 28, 2007 7:55 pm

I saw about 60 minis in mizen head late saturday evening.Must be a different bunch because nobody would drive the lenght of the country in a day. :lol:
Real Clubmans have a square nose.Seriously.

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Post by THOMAS » Mon May 28, 2007 8:21 pm

Was there an old wine coloured one there without a roof, if there was must definetely be a second group because nobody would drive the length of the country without a roof in all that rain.

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Post by Billy » Mon May 28, 2007 8:31 pm

When Shaskeen stopped before Coachford, I only overtook so as to keep the rain from coming in!

Billy

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Post by THOMAS » Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:42 pm

Was up in clarinbridge today saw around 90 minis,Tommi looked up price of wheels 570.99 euro

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Post by FlyingFinn » Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:13 am

Cheers Tom!
‘we come from the land of the ice and snow’

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Post by Billy » Mon Jun 11, 2007 10:24 am

En route to Doolin last Saturday in the automatic, we were driving around Limerick and a grey Mini with a Wicklow WW reg stopped and waved.

Billy

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Post by BlackSe7en » Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:50 pm

Spotted 00-D-111011 or 00-D-with lots of 1's and 0's. Red and Silver Cooper Sportspack with BG on the Bootlid. Stopped in the outside lane beside the Coachman's Inn , Swords. Had moved into the Bus lane by the time I went back around the Airport Roundabout. Poor young lad didn't know what to do. "What's wrong?" I asked, "Don't know" , he replied, 2I hit pothole and the engine died"." Open the Bonnet" , I said and then pressed the Auto Cutoff Reset button. "Start her up", I said , which he did, and then stood there wondering what magic I had weaved. "What's that ?" he asked , and with my evil laugh I answered "it cuts power to the engine in case of a crash". "Ha" , I said to myself, these young lads have a lot to learn, as he sped off into the traffic.

Ha, ha,ha,haaaa...............

Its nice to help a Mini Owner stuck in the Sun.......

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