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Gary
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Celeriac Issigonis – Vegetable farmer from Greece

 

Paddy Hopkirk – rally driver and one-legged starship captain.

 

David Vizard – Mini Guru and German Warlock.

 

John Cooper – Tuner and barrel maker.

 

Monte Carlo Rally – English WW2 hero who became a Spanish freeman and gave his name to a famous car race.

 

Wolsely Hornet – Not available in green.

 

Riley Elf – Leprechaun (with a large boot)

 

Transverse – A poem about gender identity

 

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April 25, 2013 at 7:07 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Brendan
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With my retired squaddie humour i think it best i dont add anything so as not to offend anyone!!!!!! Hee hee!!!!!

April 26, 2013 at 3:50 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Gary
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What tires did you have fitted then Brendan? :-)

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Got a life ..... Got a Mini ...... Re-living my youth!!

April 26, 2013 at 5:47 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Brendan
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Tyres???? Mine has got 2 Dunlop originals still on there and Richard Williams fitted 2 new Khumo's for me. Dunlops upfront till they wear out which wont be for about another 20 years!!!!!!! Hee hee

April 28, 2013 at 11:59 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rob
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I am reliably informed that the most dangerous part of a Mini is the nut that holds the wheel.

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July 9, 2013 at 1:23 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Gary
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My lad ordered me some Yokohama A008's to go on my 10" Mercury alloys.

When they arrived his boss shouted out "Who's ordered some wheelbarrow tyres?"

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Got a life ..... Got a Mini ...... Re-living my youth!!

July 11, 2013 at 5:42 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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