Mox's MINI Cooper S

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Mox's MINI Cooper S

Post by MoxHair » Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:33 pm

2008 MINI Cooper S

Astro Black
Turbocharged 1.6l
6 Speed Manual
"Redwood" Leather Interior
Premium Sound Package
Front and Rear Sunroof

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I couldn't stand the Local Radio stations on my long drives to work so I bought a XM onyX Satellite Radio kit for the car.

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.. and because it's one of my cars it had to put one of these on it.

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Post by sidepipe87 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:13 pm

that snap oversteer sticker looks badass.
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Post by BlackRoseRacing » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:20 pm

I heard rescently at work the Mini's got rid of the superchargers also in favor of a turbo...great find :thumbup:
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Post by DOSneons » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:33 pm

love it
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Post by BlackRoseRacing » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:49 pm

too bad they did not use the SC and the turbo.....
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Post by MoxHair » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:13 pm

BlackRoseRacing wrote:I heard rescently at work the Mini's got rid of the superchargers also in favor of a turbo...great find :thumbup:
Yes, Starting with the 2007 model year they started using turbos. I test drove a couple minis back when I was buying my MS3 and I really didn't like the throttle response from the Supercharged models. The Whine from the engine bay was cool though. lol
sidepipe87 wrote:that snap oversteer sticker looks badass.
It's my own personal logo. I had it designed with the intentions of making t-shirts and other car related things. Even had a webforum for awhile.. But I just didn't have the time to keep it going.
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Post by synviper » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:31 pm

After watching the Italian job, ive feel in love with the mini coopers.

Very nice pick up and should suit daily driving very well.
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Post by sidepipe87 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:50 pm

MoxHair wrote: It's my own personal logo. I had it designed with the intentions of making t-shirts and other car related things. Even had a webforum for awhile.. But I just didn't have the time to keep it going.
I assumed it was your design since I know that's what you called your autox blog on here. I want to be a ricer and put one of those stickers on my car just bc it looks badass even though I don't autox.
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Post by esteinmaier » Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:47 am

I'm pretty sure there's nothing quite as fun as diving into the corner, throwing the back end out, and then mashing the throttle to straighten the car back out once you're pointed a different direction. It's like sex, only you can do it again and again without having to wait a little while to get in the mood again.
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Post by TNK » Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:50 am

Very cool Mox. I dig it.
esteinmaier wrote:I'm pretty sure there's nothing quite as fun as diving into the corner, throwing the back end out, and then mashing the throttle to straighten the car back out once you're pointed a different direction. It's like sex, only you can do it again and again without having to wait a little while to get in the mood again.
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Post by TheRandom1 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:25 am

First mod?
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Post by MoxHair » Sat Dec 04, 2010 5:45 pm

TheRandom1 wrote:First mod?
Probably wheels and tires. Who knows though. Plans always change
esteinmaier wrote:I'm pretty sure there's nothing quite as fun as diving into the corner, throwing the back end out, and then mashing the throttle to straighten the car back out once you're pointed a different direction. It's like sex, only you can do it again and again without having to wait a little while to get in the mood again.
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Post by Ntyvirus1 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:02 pm

nice this car istn gunna see as much track time, u gunna go big baller and get some "legit" rims?
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Post by neonpla » Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:30 pm

So is this a new project or DD?
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Post by MoxHair » Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:56 pm

neonpla wrote:So is this a new project or DD?
Daily Driver, but I'm going to change a couple things like wheels and tires and the exhaust just to make more like a car I would own.
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Post by hul kogan » Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:04 pm

I like it. What are you thinking for wheels?
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Post by MoxHair » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:41 pm

hul kogan wrote:I like it. What are you thinking for wheels?
Original thought was a black five spoke of some sort. But I'm open to suggestions.
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Post by sidepipe87 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:43 pm

TE-37 reps...


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Post by TheRandom1 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:51 pm

Looks similar to what's on the Evo.
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Post by neonpla » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:06 pm

rota grids = te37 reps... that'd be lame to have the same wheels on both cars.
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Post by sidepipe87 » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:11 pm

Oops... I forgot. DR-21s then? rpf1 reps.

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Post by MoxHair » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:32 pm

the DR-21s are what I had on the MS3.

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Post by neonpla » Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:19 pm

i <3 my rpf1
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Post by TNK » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:15 am

i want RPFs.
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Post by MoxHair » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:13 pm

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New Sticker for the MINI, thanks to Jason (Diablo0) for making it.
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Post by TheRandom1 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:53 pm

A buffalo getting it's penis lopped off?
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Post by biggrobb1995 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:55 am

Nice Mini Mox. Bring it to Cali!
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